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Social Services' November Employment Report: 23 people now in the workforce

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:55am

Twenty-three people, who were receiving welfare benefits are now employed, reports Cattaraugus County’s Department of Social Services. 

Social Services staff report that in November, 23 county residents received training, work experience and a chance to get high school equivalency diplomas when necessary. The 23 Social Services clients were assisted by department staff in order to help them enter the workforce to reduce or eliminate their need for public assistance. 

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR (SOCIAL SERVICES) #74929 PROMOTIONAL

Vacancy:   Resulting Eligible List will be used to fill positions which may occur within the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services. 

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TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR (SOCIAL SERVICES) #64805 O.C.

Vacancy:  This open-competitive exam is being held in conjunction with a promotional examination.  Promotional examination eligibles will be certified first for filling Transportation Coordinator vacancies within the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.

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Lady Bonnies team up for foster care during National Adoption Month

News from Social Services posted on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:54pm

Families enjoying the 1 p.m. Nov. 30 St. Bonaventure Lady Bonnies basketball game vs. Binghamton with their children will also be able to learn how to help other youth in our community. 

Cattaraugus County’s Department of Social Services has teamed up with the Lady Bonnies to showcase, not only the team, but the department’s foster care program during National Adoption Month

Special Ceremony for National Adoption Month

News from Social Services posted on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:32pm

On November 19, 2014, 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 4 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

HEAP Season

News from Social Services posted on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:39pm

Applications for the 2014-2015 HEAP season will be accepted starting

30 Individuals Transition from Temporary Assistance to Permanent Employment in September

News from Social Services posted on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:52am

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.

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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 - 3:28pm

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.

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