Franklin County Department of Social Services -- (DSS)
Last Updated:February 19, 2004
355 West Main Street, Court House
Malone NY 12953
Telephone: (518) 481-1876
- Lesley Lyon
Fax: (518) 481-1628
Hours of Operation
September 1 -- May 30 9:00 A.M. -- 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday; June 1 -- August 31 8:00 A.M. -- 4:00 P.M. M-F
Adoption; family services; financial assistance; foster home care; Medicaid; home care services; housing; child protective services; adult protection services; home energy assistance program; referral to and information on other agencies; day care assistance; subsidies and welfare to work services; food stamps; home services for children and adults; family and teen age services including adoption; preventive and protective services. Also provides parent and unmarried services, low income day care, welfare benefits, employment services, and support collection.
2 Main Street, Saranac Lake 12983 (518-891-0240); and 120 Demars Boulevard, Tupper Lake12986 (518-359-9317).
Franklin County residents in need of service
Referral, telephone, write, walk in and apply
Outreach offices in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. A worker visits St. Regis Mohawk Reservation 1 time per week.
Category 1: Financial Assistance Services
Category 2: Family Support Services
Category 3: Medical Assistance
Category 4: Preventive Services for At-Risk Youth