Platte County Welfare (Nebraska)

Platte County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Platte County, Nebraska. Platte County WIC Offices process applications to join the Platte County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Platte County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Columbus East Central District Health Department WIC Office Columbus NE 2282 East 32nd Avenue 68601 402-564-9931

Platte County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Platte County, Nebraska. Local Platte County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Platte County households. Food Stamp Offices in Platte County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Columbus Department of Health and Human Services Food Stamp Office Columbus NE 2365 39th Avenue 68601 402-564-1113

The Platte County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Platte County, Nebraska. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Platte County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Platte County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Platte County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Columbus Social Service Department Columbus NE 2365 39th Avenue 68601 402-564-1113