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Social Services Department

PO Box 725, 139 White Birch Lane, Indian Lake, New York 12842-0725
Phone Number
(518) 648-6131
Fax Number
(518) 648-5257

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

Camryn Brennan, Caseworker 
Abigail Eichler, Director of Services
Theresa Vaughn, Caseworker
Allison Mahoney, Reception and HEAP
Thandy Koniszewski, Social Welfare Examiner (MA)
Victoria Moore, Social Welfare Examiner (HEAP)
Dyanne Crotty, CSE Coordinator (SCU & IT)
Stephanie Hutchins, Director of Eligibility 
Ruby Boya, 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 (, or by contacting Connie at Hamilton County DSS (518) 648-6131.

For HEAP or SNAP assistance

Discount Broadband...The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (

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.   

Services offered:

  • Child Support Enforcement and Collection
  • Medical Assistance
  • Temporary Assistance
  • Domestic Violence Victim Services
  • Food Stamps
  • Children's Services
  • Adult Services
  • HEAP

Post Adoptive Services can be found at:
Post-Adoption Help for Families | Adoption Services | OCFS (



Contact Ruby Boya (518) 648-6131 to request an application or for information about the program.

You can now upload your documents directly to the agency!