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Social Services

30 Individuals Transition from Temporary Assistance to Permanent Employment in September

News from Social Services posted on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:52am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the placement of 30 individuals receiving cash assistance into permanent employment positions in the month of September.

The Employment Unit at the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services works with agency staff and community partners to assist in the transition of able bodied working adults receiving public assistance in moving toward self-sufficiency by assisting with job search, resume building and interviewing skills.

Become a Foster Parent

Am I ready for foster or adoptive parenting?

Many people think for a long time about welcoming a child into their home through foster care or adoption. Whether you are an older adult or a younger adult, a working or a stay-at-home-parent, a home owner or renter, adoption or foster care may be a good option for you. Read more

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Submit Comments on the Proposed Amendment to Child & Family Services Plan

Submit your comments about the proposed amendments to the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services Child and Family Services Plan 2014, Annual Plan Update.  

Cattaraugus County DSS is proposing to mandate that Legally-Exempt Family Child Care providers that provide on average 30 or more hours of care per week participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a condition of providing child care services to families in receipt of child care subsidies. 

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Record for the 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:28pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the completion of another very successful Summer Youth Employment Program in which, a record number of youth were served.  This summer, Department of Social Services staff assisted 164 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County.

Proposal to Amend Child & Family Services Plan

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:17pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is proposing to amend its Child and Family Services Plan 2014, Annual Plan Update.  

Cattaraugus County DSS is proposing to mandate that Legally-Exempt Family Child Care providers that provide on average 30 or more hours of care per week participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a condition of providing child care services to families in receipt of child care subsidies.  

September is Kinship Care Month

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:43am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to recognize September as Kinship Care Month to celebrate families who have gone the extra mile to take care of children in need.

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Vacancy:   Eligible List may be used to fill vacancies which may occur within Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.

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Informational Meeting for People interested in Fostering or Adopting a Child

Date(s): 
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is looking for foster and/or adoptive families.  

Individuals or families from Cattaraugus County who want to find out more about fostering or adopting should attend a free informational meeting on Monday, August 11, 2014, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Department of Social Services located at One Leo Moss Drive, Olean, NY 14760. Read more

Social Services is looking for foster and/or adoptive families

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:10pm

The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is looking for foster and/or adoptive families.  

Each year, dozens of children in Cattaraugus County enter foster care. Safe, temporary housing with loving families is needed to keep kids close to their schools, churches, friends and families.

Schedule Medicaid Transportation in Cattaraugus County

News from Social Services posted on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:12pm

Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services clients using Medicaid transportation will have a new process to use to access transportation services beginning August 1, 2014.  

Medical Answering Service (MAS) will coordinate and oversee all areas pertaining to medical travel in Cattaraugus County. Those wishing to make medical transportation arrangements for appointments with dates of services after August 1, 2014 should contact MAS at 1-866-371-4751.

More information may also be found at www.MedAnswering.com.

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