Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2013-2014 Season Opens November 18, 2013

News from Aging posted on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:21pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging will be assisting individuals age 60 and over with HEAP applications. Senior citizens in Cattaraugus County that received a regular HEAP benefit last HEAP season will receive an application by mail this year.

Maximum income eligibility guidelines are $2,175 per month for a household of one, and $2,844 for a two-person household. Higher income limits exist for larger households.

Bed Tax Grants - Group B

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:59am

Applications for the 2014 Tourism Promotion Grant Program – Group B are now being accepted.

2014 Tentative Budget for Cattaraugus County

News from Administrator's Office posted on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:51pm
Cover of Tentative 2014 Cattaraugus County Budget

Cover of Tentative 2014 Cattaraugus County Budget

The 2014 Cattaraugus County Tentative Budget click here.

Candidates in Nov. 5, 2013 General Election listed

News from Board of Elections posted on Sat, 11/02/2013 - 10:34am

Cattaraugus County Election Commissioners Sue A. Fries and Kevin C. Burleson announced the official General Election will be held in all 55 election districts of Cattaraugus County on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 commencing at 6 a.m. and continuing until 9 p.m.

Celebrate Adoption at a Special Ceremony

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 2:37pm

On November 15, 2013, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will join social services districts and agencies across the country in celebrating National Adoption Month by hosting a reception for 8 Cattaraugus County children who will join forever families through adoption. A special ceremony will be held in the morning at Cattaraugus County Family Court to complete the adoptions with Hon. Michael Nenno presiding.

View Sample Ballots for the 2013 General Election

News from Board of Elections posted on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 9:11am

Voters can view and read the ballot for their election district before heading to the polls on Nov. 5. (Note there are six state-wide propositions on the back of each ballot.)

Cattaraugus County Saves Residents More than $200,000 with ProAct Prescription Discount Card

News from Aging posted on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:33am

The ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program is designed to provide individuals with little or no prescription coverage access to affordable medications. Since Cattaraugus County implemented the discount card back in May of 2012, residents have collectively filled more than 3,700 prescriptions and saved more than $200,000.

Quarterly Birthday and Halloween Party

News from Aging posted on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:21am

Trick or treat? A Halloween party and a birthday party on the same day…definitely a treat!

Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced plans for the upcoming quarterly birthday party to be held at the senior wellness and nutrition (SWAN) sites. The birthday party will be held in conjunction with Halloween, and seniors are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume. The parties will be held on Thursday, October 31, and will celebrate the birthdays of people born during the months of October, November and December. Mrs. Mackay said, “This is a great time for people to get together and celebrate one another’s birthdays. If you have never had the opportunity to visit the nutrition site and it is your birthday, we would like to invite you to attend this celebration.”

The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 1:50pm
Suicide Prevention Coalition

Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition is proud to host "The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training" with presenters Robert Douglas, Jr. of the  National Police Suicide Foundation, and Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department.

If you would like to register for this FREE training on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the Allegany American Legion, please contact Meghan Monahan, LMHC at 716-701-3315 or e-mail MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org

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