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Social Services
Beginning in January 2020, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will begin using automated telephone calls and text messages to reach out to clients. Applicants and recipients of the Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Daycare, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…
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Aging
On December 12, 2019, community members in Randolph rallied around the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging to help assemble 1,800 blizzard bag meals for homebound older adults throughout the county. “Blizzard bags” are bags containing three shelf-stable meals for homebound older adults to use when Meals on Wheels cannot be delivered due to…
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Planning
Transportation is critical to living in Cattaraugus County, allowing access to jobs, health care, education, and a range of other services. Transportation permits residents to live independently and participate in community activities. The Community Transportation Coalition of Cattaraugus County, organized in 2008, includes County agencies, not-…
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Planning
Notice of Annual 30-Day Period to request inclusion of Agricultural Land within an existing Agricultural District in Cattaraugus County Agriculture and Markets Law Section 303-b was enacted in 2003 to provide for the designation of an annual 30-day period during which landowners may submit requests for the inclusion of predominately viable…
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Aging
Cattaraugus County Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America, Inc. in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season The 12th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event will help deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Cattaraugus County seniors   Olean, NY – The Cattaraugus County Senior Wellness &…
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Aging
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN RANDOLPH FOR BLIZZARD BAG PACKING PARTY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition program is asking the Randolph community to donate an hour or two of their time to Share the Love and Nourish their Neighbors at a Blizzard Bag Packing Party. The event will be held on…
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Social Services
Attention Cattaraugus County Residents Cattaraugus County will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) beginning November 12, 2019. New York State residents can go online at www.myBenefits.ny.gov and, by answering a few questions, quickly find out if they may be eligible for HEAP. Applications are also…
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Aging
Have you ever felt the desire to help your community during a time of emergency or disaster? The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging and the Cattaraugus County Health Department are pleased to announce new volunteer opportunities throughout the county working as a Disaster Preparedness Advocate. These volunteers will assist in a variety of…
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Aging
Rosalynn Carter has been widely quoted as saying, "There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver." A caregiver is anyone who provides care for another person in need, such as a child, an aging parent, a…
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Social Services
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce the completion of another successful Summer Youth Employment Program in which, a record number of youth were served.  This summer, Department of Social Services staff assisted 168 area youth from communities across Cattaraugus County. The youth, between the ages of…
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Aging
Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging want to share information provided by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) on a growing Medicare SCAM related to "free genetic testing". The article can be accessed at the following link or via the PDF attachment. https://acl.gov/news-and-events/acl-blog/beware-growing-medicare-scam-free-…
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Board of Elections
The following are sample ballots for the cities and towns in Cattaraugus County for the 2019 General Election: Allegany GE19 Sample Ashford GE19 Sample Carrollton GE19 Sample City of Olean Ward 1, 3, 5 GE19 Sample City of Olean Ward 2 GE19 Sample City of Olean Ward 4 GE19 Sample City of Olean Ward 6 GE19 Sample City of Olean Ward 7 GE19…
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Aging
Do you have a desire to help others?   Do you have a bit of free time to spare?  If so, the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging's Senior Wellness and Nutrition Program needs your help.   There is an immediate need for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels in Franklinville, Olean, Salamanca, and South Dayton areas.   Meals are typically…
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Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism announced today that they will be accepting ads for the 2020 Enchanted Mountains / Cattaraugus County Activities Guide until November 8th, 2019.  Do you have a great place to eat, stay or do activities in Cattaraugus County that you'd like to promote? The…
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Health Department
The Cattaraugus County Health Department has scheduled its fall community flu clinics.  Most insurances are accepted, the cash price is $25.  The best way to avoid the flu this season is to get vaccinated.  We hope to see you there.   Date Time Municipality           …