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There will be a rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works garages in Markhams, Franklinville and Allegany. This rabies clinic will be open from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Please see the flyer for specific dates and locations.
June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.
Nineteen people, who were receiving public assistance benefits, are now employed, thanks to the efforts of Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services staff.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) announced their Outstanding Volunteer Community Contribution Award recipients before a gathering of more than 300 people at the 42nd Annual Retired Senior Volunteer Recognition Reception held in May at the Great Valley Banquet Hall. This year the RSVP Advisory Council selected volunteers Stella Balcerzak and Beverly Miller.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to join the New York State Bureau of Adult Services in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday June 15, 2015 and asks Cattaraugus County residents to show their support by wearing purple to work that day.
Notice is hereby given that Cattaraugus County is committed to furthering fair housing.
Cattaraugus County, under Act 257-2005, has adopted a Fair Housing Plan pursuant to Title I of the Housing & Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, Public Law 90-284 and 42 USCS Section 3601 et seq.
The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the Laws of New York State, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and brokerage of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.