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Kotzebue AK Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office

240 5th Street. (P.O. Box 1210)
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone 1-888-281-3116 (907) 442-3451
Fax (907) 442-2151

Medicaid Office Directions From Down Town Kotzebue
Head southeast on Tundra Way toward Friends Way
Continue onto Mission St
Turn right onto 5th Ave
Destination will be on the right

Kotzebue AK Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office Programs

  • Adult Public Welfare Assistance
  • Child Care & Welfare
  • Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance
  • Denali KidCare
  • Family Nutrition
  • Food Stamps
  • General Relief Assistance
  • Heating Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Senior Benefits
  • Temporary Assistance

Kotzebue AK Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office administrates your local program under Alaska State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.

Kotzebue AK Medicaid/Food Stamp/Welfare Office Tips:

  • Show Up Early: Medicaid offices are sometimes crowded. You must understand that in this economy there are many people in need of medicaid, food stamp and welfare benefits. So be patient, you will be seen. 
  • Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local Medicaid office, if you are late you will have to wait. the best way to avoid the long lines, so get to the office early.
  • Bring a snack:  If you have kids with you, they may get hungry so bring a snack. You don’t want to miss your name being called because you went out to buy a snack.
  • Keep a Cool Head: With lots of people at the local medicaid/food stamp office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that medicaid office counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.

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