Polk County SNAP Benefits (Iowa)

Polk County Food Stamp Offices provide nutrition benefits through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP, also known as food stamps, provides nutrition assistance for income-eligible households in Polk County, Iowa. Local Food Stamp Offices process applications for Polk County SNAP benefits, determine whether individuals or families meet the eligibility requirements, and provide nutritional education resources. Food Stamp Offices also help administer monthly food benefits, distribute food assistance, and accept applications for Polk County SNAP benefits. Food Stamp Offices provide information about their services or making an appointment online.

Polk County Department of Human Services Carpenter Food Stamp Office Des Moines IA 1900 Carpenter Avenue 50314 515-286-3555

Polk County Department of Human Services River Place Food Stamp Office Des Moines IA 2309 Euclid Avenue 50310 515-725-2600


Polk County Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer programs and services to assist children and families, such as emergency assistance, income support programs, and protective services. Many offer children's welfare services, including nutritional assistance in Polk County, Iowa. Food assistance can include monthly food benefits, access to food banks, and other nutrition assistance resources. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices provide information on applying for SNAP benefits, meeting income eligibility requirements, and receiving food assistance. Polk County Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices list their resources and services on their website.

Pleasant Hill Youth Center Pleasant Hill IA 5160 Maple Drive, a 50327 515-262-1151

Polk County Youth Services Des Moines IA 1548 Hull Avenue 50316 515-286-3221