Social Services

The Department of Social Services assists all Livingston County residents with a myriad of family supports, both financial as well as social. Some of our assistance solutions have income eligibility requirements.

Services may be obtained Online, by phone, walk-in, appointment, or referral.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 2018 - 2019

Regular HEAP opens on November 13, 2018.  Regular HEAP closes on April 26, 2019

or prior if funds are exhausted.

Emergency HEAP opens January 2, 2019.

For more information please click here Home Energy Assistance Program page.

Livingston County Department of Social Services is now participating in NYDocSubmit, a Mobile Document Upload Application that allows you to take pictures of required documents for Temporary Assistance (TA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and Medicaid (MA) and submit them directly to our office.  

Documents that may not be submitted using NYDocSubmit are:
  • Applications
  • Documents that contain HIV information.
  • Domestic Violence information.
  • Address that must remain confidential to safeguard any member of an applicant's or recipient's household.

Using this new app. will provide time & financial savings by eliminating the need to travel, pay for postage, or locate a fax machine in order to submit documents to our office.