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Financial and Income Based Services

provided by Ontario County Department of Social Services/DSS

Face to face interviews currently not required. Individuals who appear at either DSS office will be asked to drop off their application/documentation and leave a phone number where they can be reached for an interview. Staff will continue to be on-site or working from home to process benefits.

* Provides public assistance through the following programs: 
  • SNAP ("Food stamps")
  • Medicaid
  • Rent payment assistance
  • Benefit information can be found at www.mybenefits.ny.gov 
* Offers emergency housing for individuals and families.

* Provides assistance to teenage runaways.

* Provides fraud investigation services. 
  • Reviews information and investigates complaints of welfare fraud

Eligibility: Resident of Ontario County. Assistance to teenage runaways: age 16 and over. Must meet certain eligibility guidelines. Varies according to program. Call for information.

Application Process: Call for information. Walk in.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for service.

Coverage Note: Ontario County.

Languages: Spanish.

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This program is offered at multiple sites:

Ontario County Department of Social Services Canandaigua

Map Marker 1
3010 County Complex Drive
Canandaigua NY 14424
Toll Free:
Hours:
M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM.
Bus Service:
CATS bus stops at the office every 2 hours
Disabilities Access:
Total Wheelchair Accessible

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Toll Free:
Hours:
M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM.
Bus Service:
CATS bus stop at the office.
Disabilities Access:
Wheelchair accessible.

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Ontario County Department of Social Services/DSS

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