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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.
Frequently Asked Questions regarding SNAP Emergency/Supplemental benefits.  Click HERE.
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has been extended and a third Emergency Benefit is available.  For information please call the HEAP unit.
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