Rensselaer County Welfare (New York)

Search for Rensselaer County, NY county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Rensselaer County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Rensselaer County, New York. Rensselaer County WIC Offices process applications to join the Rensselaer 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. Rensselaer 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.

Troy Commission On Economic Opportunity WIC Office Troy NY 2328 5th Avenue 12180 518-272-6159


Rensselaer County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Rensselaer County, New York. Local Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County households. Food Stamp Offices in Rensselaer County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Rensselaer County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Troy NY 127 Bloomingrove Drive 12180 518-833-6000


The Rensselaer County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Rensselaer County, New York. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Rensselaer County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Rensselaer County Social Service Department Troy NY 1801 6th Avenue 12180 518-270-3928

Rensselaer County Social Service Department Troy NY 127 Bloomingrove Drive 12180 518-283-7884