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The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism announced today the creation of a Community Revitalization Fund (CRF) to provide up to $5,000 to support a variety of local community improvement activities. Crystal Abers, Director of the Department stated, “The County is interested in working with communities that recognize and value the importance of improving and preserving their unique rural heritage and aesthetic character, but lack ample or sufficient capacity to act on it.”
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition Program needs your help. During the winter some of our dedicated volunteers go south for a deserved break. We are currently looking for volunteers in the Olean, West Valley, Randolph, & Salamanca areas. Most volunteers deliver 7 to 12 meals once a week taking about one hour (10:45am – 11:45am) to complete a route. Limited volunteer mileage reimbursement available through the Cattaraugus County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
AHA BLS for Health Care Providers
Original & Refresher Course
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services has been advised by the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) today that Friday, January 9, 2015 is the closing date for the Heating Equipment Repair and Replacement (HERR) component of the 2014-15 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Please note that the HEAP program itself is scheduled to continue through March 15.
If you have ever thought about becoming a foster parent, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will be holding an informational meeting on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Department of Social Services located at One Leo Moss Drive, Olean, NY 14760. The purpose of the informational meeting is to provide information to all families that have expressed an interest in being foster care/adoptive resources for children within the community.
STARTING FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb Announces
Successful Santa Sheriff Giving Season!
Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announced today that the Santa Sheriff Program provided Christmas presents and dinner for 44 Cattaraugus County families a total of 173 men, women, and children. This is 9 more families than last year and is the highest number that the program has seen since it began in 2004.