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The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging's Senior Wellness and Nutrition program needs your help. There is an immediate need for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels in the Olean area.
The Olean Senior Wellness and Nutrition site is located in the John Ash Community Center, 112 North Barry Street in Olean. Meals on Wheels are delivered out of this location Monday through Friday. Most volunteers deliver 10-16 meals once a week and it takes about one hour to complete a delivery route.
The New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance has announced that components of the 2017-18 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
have been extended through Friday, April 27, 2018.
The program was scheduled to close on Friday, March 16, 2018.
Under the directive from the state, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will continue to accept applications post-marked or submitted electronically at mybenefits.ny.gov, until the close of business on Friday, April 27, 2018.
Free tax help available through Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program
The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program was created to provide FREE tax assistance to area seniors, but is open to anyone else in the Cattaraugus County community who is in need.
Trained volunteers will help prepare and e-file state and federal income tax returns. Appointments are required.
Updates on the weather January 12-13, 2018:
There are concerns regarding travel safety for the afternoon commute today, Friday, January 12, 2018. The warm temperatures, rain, and wet roadways we are currently experiencing will quickly turn cold and slippery around 3 p.m. today.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is seeking foster parents to care for children in need across Cattaraugus County.
If you have ever thought about becoming a foster or adoptive parent, or just want to find out more, come to an informational meeting on January 23rd from 5:30p.m.-7:00p.m. at Cattaraugus County Office Building, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Olean, New York.
The Alzheimer's Association Western New York Chapter will oversee a three-year, $4.5 million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand dementia caregiving initiatives across seven counties.
On Tuesday, December 19, staff from the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging received a donation from Paul Brown Chevrolet for their Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging Foundation Fund. The folks at Paul Brown Chevy wanted to give back to the community to a program that could be positively impacted at this holiday season. This past year, over 112,000 meals were provided to elderly Cattaraugus County residents.