Houston County Welfare (Tennessee)

Houston County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Houston County, Tennessee. Houston County WIC Offices process applications to join the Houston 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. Houston 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.

Houston County Health Department WIC Office Erin TN 60 Court Square 37061 931-289-3463

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

Erin Social Service Department Erin TN 21 Store Front Drive 37061 931-289-4105

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

Houston County Department of Human Services Food Stamp Office Erin TN 21 Store Front Drive 37061 931-289-4105

A Houston County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Houston County, Tennessee. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Houston County Child, Youth, and Family Services Departments may offer job training, education assistance, and childcare subsidy programs. They may also be responsible for children's welfare services, such as adoption and foster care, as well as regulating and licensing Houston County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Houston County child support payments and investigating child abuse, domestic abuse, and elderly or adult abuse. The Child, Youth, and Family Services Office may provide access to services on its website.

Houston Youth Services Officer Erin TN 4275 West Main Street 37061 931-289-3567