Niagara County DSS Lockport - Department of Social Services
Financial Help Provided: Temporary Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance, etc
Temporary Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance, etc
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).
- Temporary Assistance: Payments for shelter, fuel and basic needs. Recipients' income and resources must fall within specified limits, and if employable, recipients must participate in employment programs.
- Emergency Assistance may be available to other households facing life-threatening situations due to sudden and unexpected circumstances.
- Medical Assistance: Provides access to recipients to participating providers for a wide range of medical services. The income and resources of applicants are compared to varying standards, dependent upon household circumstances, age of applicants and medical condition.
- Food Stamps: Assistance to households for purchase of food. Eligibility is subject to income and resource tests.
Location: Lockport Office, 20 East Avenue, Lockport, NY
Walk-in Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.
Telephone Hours: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. (716) 439-7749
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