Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM
In case of crisis or emergency call:
Domestic Violence: 1-800-721-8534
Child Protection Hotline: 1-800-342-3820
Welcome to Hamilton County Social Services
Temporary Assistance (TA), Food Stamps (FS), Medical Assistance (MA), Family Planning Benefit Program, Family Health Plus, Medicare Savings Program (Buy-IN), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Child Support Collection Unit (SCU), Adult Services, Foster Care, Adoption Services, Child Protective, Child Preventive, Domestic Violence, Homemaker/Personal Care Services (PC), Expanded In Home Service for the Elderly (EISEP), Informational and Referral Child Care, Summer Youth Program (SYP), and Job Opportunity & Basic Skills Program (JOBS).
Commissioner: Roberta A. Bly
Ashley Snow, Caseworker (Services Adult & Children)
Abigail Eichler, Sr. Caseworker (DV, EISEP, PC)
EvaJean Andersson, Caseworker
Allison Mahoney (HEAP)
Beth King, Social Welfare Examiner (MA &FS)
Victoria Moore, Social Welfare Examiner
Dyanne Crotty, CSE Coordinator (SCU & IT)
Stephanie Hutchins, Principal Account Clerk
Connie Mahoney, Social Welfare Examiner (TA/Employment/Child Care)
Confidential Fraud Tipline
If you suspect a fraudulent act is being committed call the Confidential Tipline at 1-866-448-6662.
Callers remain anonymous.
Hamilton County DSS provides Child Care Subsidy to help with the cost of child care for qualified families while the parent/caretaker is engaged in work. This subsidy is based on income. Additional information is available on the Office of Children and Family Services website (OCFS.ny.gov), or by contacting Connie at Hamilton County DSS (518) 648-6131.
For HEAP or SNAP assistance - https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov
Discount Broadband...The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (getemergencybroadband.org)
Hamilton County Health and Human Services website: CLICK HERE
Federal and State Nursing Home & Assisted Living Regulations
Our mission for Hamilton County Social Services is to enhance the quality of life for residents who find themselves in need of assistance. We aim to provide the necessary supports for eligible families and individuals so they may achieve a higher quality of life, independence, health and dignity.
- Child Support Enforcement and Collection
- Medical Assistance
- Temporary Assistance
- Domestic Violence Victim Services
- Food Stamps
- Children's Services
- Adult Services
Post Adoptive Services can be found at:
Post-Adoption Help for Families | Adoption Services | OCFS (ny.gov)
WHAT'S NEW AT SOCIAL SERVICES:
CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
Contact Stephanie Hutchins (518) 648-6131 to request an application or for information about the program.