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) 2019-2020

Regular HEAP opens on November 12, 2019.  

Emergency HEAP opens January 2, 2020.

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.