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HEAP Extended through April

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:12pm

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.

Tire Collection Dates for 2018

News from Public Works posted on Tue, 01/30/2018 - 5:46pm
2018 Free Tire Collection Schedule

2018 Free Tire Collection Schedule

View the tire collection schedule for 2018 in Cattaraugus County:

Special FREE Tire Collection Schedule
Transfer StationCollection Date

Salamanca

4/07/18

Free Tax Assistance for Seniors

News from Aging posted on Fri, 01/26/2018 - 5:30pm

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.

Job Opportunities At The County Jail

News from Sheriff's Office posted on Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:07am

Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announces job opportunities at the County Jail as a Part-Time Correction Officer. The job responsibilities include guarding and attending to the care, well-being and discipline of jail inmates.

January 12, 2018 Weather Updates

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:27pm
Ice Accumulation Prediction January 12, 2018

Ice Accumulation Prediction January 12, 2018

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. 

Seeking Foster Parents

News from Social Services posted on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:42pm

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.

Safety: Snow Removal from Barns

News from Emergency Services posted on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:35am

NYS Awards $4.5 Million Grant to WNY Dementia Caregiver Programs

News from Aging posted on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:04pm

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.

Paul Brown Chevrolet Donates to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging Foundation Fund

News from Aging posted on Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:29am
Dec. 19, 2017 Paul Brown Chevrolet donation to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging

Dec. 19, 2017 Paul Brown Chevrolet donation to Meals on Wheels/Friends of Aging

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.

Truckload of Toys to the Foster Care Unit from Highway Superintendents

News from Social Services posted on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:01am
Pictured above are Tom Benz, Hayden Williamson, Brad Hurley, Diane Metz and Robe

Pictured above are Tom Benz, Hayden Williamson, Brad Hurley, Diane Metz and Robe

Just in time for the holidays, Highway Superintendents from municipalities from across Cattaraugus County have once again come forward to help area youth in foster care.