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Niagara County to Conduct Suicide Prevention Survey

The Niagara County Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services today announced the distribution of a community survey regarding suicide prevention in Niagara County. The survey will examine the community’s awareness of resources, how to help yourself or someone you know who is experiencing thoughts of suicide, and what type of supports you would like to see available in our community.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (241)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed to Host Community Forum on County Services

Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed will host a community forum for residents to learn about many of the services available to them through Niagara County and partner agencies.  The free event will be held on Thursday, October 21 at the Doris Jones Family Resource Center in Niagara Falls.

Friday, October 15, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (420)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Announces “Rise Above the Occasion” Campaign

In recognition of National Recovery and Suicide Prevention Month, the Niagara County Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (NCDMH), in partnership with the Niagara County Opioid (OASIS) Task Force, announced today the launch of the “Rise Above the Occasion” Campaign.

Thursday, September 23, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (602)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING ADDS ANOTHER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VAN TO FLEET

The Niagara County Office for the Aging announced today that it had recently taken delivery of a brand new bariatric accessible wheelchair van, expanding the Office’s transportation fleet to 13 vehicles. 

 

Friday, September 10, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (341)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Fairgoers Encouraged to Take Part in Creating Community of Hope

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh today said the Niagara County Opioid Task Force will be running a Community of Hope campaign at the Niagara County Fair, asking residents to submit an encouraging message to an unknown individual who may be struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Thursday, August 5, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (447)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Announces Youth Employment Grant

Funds are part of Gun Violence Prevention Program

The Niagara County Workforce Development Board (NCWDB) today announced they have been awarded a $250,000 grant through the Governor Cuomo’s Gun Violence Prevention Initiative to focus on providing permanent jobs to Niagara Falls youth ages 18-24.  Niagara Falls is one of 20 cities receiving these funds in partnership with the state Department of Labor.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (347)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Office for the Aging Distributing Farmers Market Coupons

The Niagara County Office for the Aging has begun distributing Farmers’ Market Coupon Booklets at sites throughout Niagara County.  The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, provided by the NYS Dept of Agriculture and Markets, provides coupons to all who meet age and income requirements.

Thursday, July 15, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1117)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.4
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Niagara County Youth Bureau Summer Food Service Program

The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and is pleased to announce the open program site locations

Tuesday, June 22, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1080)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County DSS Says Rental Assistance Program Now Open

The Niagara County Department of Social Services (DSS) today announced that the New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is now accepting applications to help low and moderate-income households who are behind in their rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Niagara County received approximately $10 million in federal rental assistance aid that will be administered through ERAP.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (828)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.8
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Niagara County Conducting Survey on Rural Transportation Program

The Niagara County Department of Public Works is conducting an on-line survey related to the county’s rural transportation program in an effort to evaluate riders’ needs, potentially develop new routes and look for ways to increase usage.  

Monday, May 24, 2021/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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