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Independence IA Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office

Independence IA Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office administrates your local program under Iowa 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.

Office Location

Buchanan County DHS
1415 First St –  West
Independence, IA  50644

Mailing Address

Buchanan County DHS
P.O. Box 753
Independence, IA  50644
Income Maintenance Mailing Address:
Imaging Center 2
PO Box 11000
Waterloo, IA  50704
or fax 515-564-4015

Phone Number

319-334-6091
800-642-6609

FAX Number

319-334-2063

CHILD & DEPENDENT ADULT WELFARE SERVICES

Phone Number

319-334-6091
800-642-6609

Statewide Abuse Hotline

800-362-2178

FAX Number

319-334-2063

(Food Assistance, Medical & FIP) – Phone: 1-877-347-5678