13203 Social Services

Find 13203 departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Onondaga County Social Service Department 600 South State Street Syracuse NY 13202 1.2 miles from 13203 315-435-2348


Oswego County Social Service Department 100 Spring Street Mexico NY 13114 27.9 miles from 13203 315-963-5000

Oneida County Social Service Department 301 West Dominick Street Rome NY 13440 35.5 miles from 13203 315-356-4755

Oneida County Social Service Department 228 West Dominick Street Rome NY 13440 35.6 miles from 13203 315-338-0230

Wayne County Social Service Department 77 Water Street Lyons NY 14489 43.4 miles from 13203 315-946-4881

Ontario County Social Service Department 83 Seneca Street Geneva NY 14456 45.0 miles from 13203 315-789-1767

New York State Social Service Department 800 Park Avenue Utica NY 13501 45.7 miles from 13203 315-798-5696

Tompkins County Social Service Department 320 West State Street Ithaca NY 14850 46.8 miles from 13203 607-274-5348

Chenango County Social Service Department 5 Court Street Norwich NY 13815 47.9 miles from 13203 607-337-1500

New York State Social Service Department 417 Liberty Street Penn Yan NY 14527 54.2 miles from 13203 315-536-5186

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About Social Services

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.