FROM THE DESK OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR
It is my pleasure to present to you the Cattaraugus County Health Department’s 2016 Annual Report. This report provides an overview of the many services that the department provides in an effort to preserve and promote public health in Cattaraugus County.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is ready to help area youth find summer jobs through the Summer Youth Employment Program. The Department will assist youth between the ages of 14 and 20 who meet eligibility requirements with job interview skills, professional conduct and in finding employment. Last year Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services staff assisted 144 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.
Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best.
Through the Western New York Alzheimer’s Caregiver Partnership (WNYACP), partners Catholic Charities of Buffalo, the Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, and seven county Offices for the Aging in WNY, are helping caregivers of persons with dementia.
Supported by a New York State Department of Health grant, WNYACP assists residents of Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee and Wyoming counties.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works has immediate openings for Cleaners (Substitute). This is primarily routine manual work calling for the efficient and economical performance of cleaning and minor maintenance tasks.
These vacancies are located at the Cattaraugus County Little Valley center with the hours of work are 5 pm to 1:30 am. Interested applicants should submit a completed exam / job application to:
Help is available for Cattaraugus County residents with special medical needs during the hot months ahead from the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.
The HEAP Cooling Program provides for the purchase and installation of air conditioners and fans to low income households that include a member with a medical condition that is intensified by the warm weather. This program will begin on May 1st, 2017 and run through August 31st, or until the funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first. Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.
By the Chairman of the Cattaraugus County Legislature
WHEREAS, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and as such, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services has joined counties across the state and the nation to help draw attention to this critical issue that impacts over 156,000 families and every community in New York State, and
The Cattaraugus County Department of Aging/NY Connects has an immediate opening for an Aging Services Aide. This is a provisional part-time position and will primarily involve phone and clerical functions.