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Niagara County Youth Bureau Accepting Applications for the Summer Food Service Program

The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2019 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation.

Monday, March 25, 2019/Author: Thad Komorowski/Number of views (422)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York State Announces February SNAP Benefits Being Issued Early Due to Federal Government Shutdown

Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance today announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Current SNAP recipients may receive their February benefits by Thursday, January 17.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (417)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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HEAP Season Starts November 13, 2018

Applications have already been sent to qualified individuals that received HEAP last year and meet the Early Outreach criteria.  Seniors can obtain help with their applications through the ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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HEAP Season Starts November 13, 2018

Applications have already been sent to qualified individuals that received HEAP last year and meet the Early Outreach criteria.  Seniors can obtain help with their applications through the ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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21st Annual “Kidz ‘n’ Kites”

TOWN OF NIAGARA – “KIDZ ‘N’ KITES” comes of age this year with the 21st annual appearance of the popular family event.

Thursday, August 23, 2018/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (716)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Social Services Program Integrity Unit Announces $3.9M in Savings - Unit Ensures Only Eligible People Receive Public Assistance

LOCKPORT—The Niagara County Department of Social Services Program Integrity Unit, working with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office, announced today they have saved the taxpayers of Niagara County $3,889,542 as a result of various cost avoidance measures.
Thursday, May 17, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (780)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH. One in four children has experienced abuse or neglect at some point in his life, according to the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence.
Monday, April 2, 2018/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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HEAP Season Starts November 13, 2017

The 2017-18 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season will open on Nov. 13 with a streamlined application process. Applications have already been sent to qualified individuals that received ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017/Author: Social Services Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Coming Through to Help Families

Staff at the County Department of Social Services extended their mission statement, “We Help Familes!” to assist the American Red Cross relief effort for the survivors of the hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
Monday, September 11, 2017/Author: Donna Doknovitch/Number of views (1595)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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20th Annual "Kidz 'N' Kites"

TOWN OF NIAGARA – This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular family events in the area. And it’s FREE!  “KIDZ ‘N’ KITES” will be making its annual appearance on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Veterans Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Road. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and fly time runs noon to 2 p.m.
Friday, August 25, 2017/Author: Donna Doknovitch/Number of views (2231)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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