Franklin County Department of Social Services -- (DSS)

Last Updated:February 19, 2004


Address

355 West Main Street, Court House

Malone NY 12953
County: Franklin

Contacts

  1. Lesley Lyon
    Commissioner
Telephone: (518) 481-1876
Fax: (518) 481-1628
E-Mail: 16A327@dfa.state.ny.us


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

Services Provided

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.
Outreach locations:
2 Main Street, Saranac Lake 12983 (518-891-0240); and 120 Demars Boulevard, Tupper Lake12986 (518-359-9317).

Service Eligibility

Franklin County residents in need of service

Referral Procedure

Referral, telephone, write, walk in and apply

Fee Schedule

None
Comments: 

Volunteer Opportunities

Additional Information

Outreach offices in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. A worker visits St. Regis Mohawk Reservation 1 time per week.

Categories

Category 1: Financial Assistance Services
Category 2: Family Support Services
Category 3: Medical Assistance
Category 4: Preventive Services for At-Risk Youth