County GovernmentDepartmentsHow Do I?Explore Livingston County
Livingston County Government Center
6 Court St. | Geneseo, NY 14454
Ph: 585-243-7000 | Email Us
HomePrintEmail PageRSSGoogle Maps
Stay Connected
Click to Home

Go To Search

Financial Assistance Programs
Temporary Assistance
Temporary Assistance is an income based program that covers families and single adults with ongoing and/or emergency assistance.  The grant amounts cover housing, utilities and personal needs.  Temporary Assistance clients also receive food stamp benefits and Medicaid coverage. Application for Temporary Assistance can be made at our office. 

Suppemental Nututrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP (previously called Food Stamps) is an income based program and is intended to supplement the food budget of eligible households.  Each month, the SNAP benefit amount is credited to the case Electronic Benefit Transfer card.  This card is used as a debit card at participating grocery stores.   Application for SNAP can be made online at or at our office.

Medicaid is the umbrella that supplies the financial source for many variations in medical assistance.  Community Medicaid is provided mainly through Managed Care plans.  Application for Medicaid can be made online at or at our office.  The state attempts to alleviate barriers to health insurance by eliminating the face to face interview requirements. 

Day Care
Day Care provides for reimbursement of Day Care expenses to Day Care Centers, Registered Providers, and approved Legally-Exempt Day Care Providers on behalf of those determined eligible for this subsidy.  Temporary Assistance recipients receive full day care reimbursement while working, attending approved training, or otherwise participating in mandatory employment requirements.  Other working families within specific income thresholds may qualify for the program, with some contributing a small family share toward their day care expense.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
HEAP is a federally funded seasonal program which assists eligible households with home heating costs and heat related electric needs.  Most temporary assistance and SNAP- only cases receive HEAP benefits through their open cases. 

Applications for HEAP can be made electronically at or at our office.

Federal benefit levels have changed for the 2014 - 2015 heating season.  HEAP is currently closed for the 214-2015 season.

Contact Us
Diane M. Deane

Livingston County Department of Social Services
1 Murray Hill Drive
Mt. Morris, NY 14510

Ph: 585-243-7300
Ph: 585-335-1748
Fx: 585-243-7364


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Staff Directory