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COVID/Coronavirus Information

Oswego County DSS is open and continuing to provide essential programs and services to the community.
For assistance, please call 315-963-5000 during normal business hours, 8:30-4, M-F.

ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS:
Temporary Assistance/SNAP Benefits are being extended.  For information in English click HERE.  For information in Spanish click HERE.
NYS to issue SNAP Emergency/Supplemental benefits.  For information in English click HERE.  For information in Spanish click HERE.
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has been extended and a third Emergency Benefit is available.  For information click HERE.
Interviews and recertifications for Cash Assistance, HEAP and SNAP are being conducted over the phone.
Medicaid Information during COVID:  Click HERE
Medicaid Telehealth during COVID:  Click HERE
NY State of Health Insurance Options during COVID:  Click HERE
NY State of Health Insurance CHANGES during COVID:  Click HERE

CHILD SUPPORT:
Information regarding Child Support operations can be found HERE.

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING:
The Career Centers in Fulton and Mexico are CLOSED until further notice.

FOOD RESOURCES AND FOOD PANTRY INFORMATION:
Free Dinners: Click HERE.
Food Pantry List: Click HERE.

ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES, ANXIETY AND STRESS HELP AND OTHER ASSISTANCE:
www.oswegocounty.com/mentalhygiene
www.oco.org
www.ccoswego.com

THANK YOU !  to essential Child Welfare workers.  Please view appreciation video HERE.