If you were without power during the recent snow storm in Cattaraugus County and you lost food as a result of that power outage, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services may be able to help.
If you buy groceries with SNAP benefits you may be able to get some of your SNAP dollars added back to your EBT card but you have to act fast!
To apply, complete the attached application and return it to the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services SNAP Unit before March 15, 2018. You can apply by mail or in person between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday.
There will be a free rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works Garage in Little Valley on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9am - Noon. Rabies vaccinations are required for ALL dogs, cats, and ferrets by four months of age (but not less the 12 weeks).
For more information, please call 716-701-3386.
Attached below is a press release from National Grid regarding power restoration. The major message for our area:
Estimated Restoration Times
Restoration in the southwest region will be complete for the majority of customers by midnight tonight, with isolated pockets and scattered single customer outages restored in the localized hardest hit areas Sunday morning.
Please see the attachment for more information.
Warming Shelters Available in Cattaraugus County:
Randolph Fire Department Bingo/ Community Hall, 70 Main St, Randolph, NY 14772
Salamanca High School, 50 Iroquois Dr, Salamanca, NY 14779
Out of Cattaraugus County but close:
Springville Senior Center, 40 Commerce Rd, Springville, NY
*as of 3/2/18 at 6 p.m.
The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board will host the 7th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) needs your help. There is an immediate need for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels in the Salamanca area.
County Road 44 (Flat Iron Road) has been CLOSED due to flooding from Rt. 62 to Rt. 62 in the town of Conewango. The road will reopen when flood waters recede.
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.