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.

Summer Food Program - Summer should be a stress-free time full of food, friends and fun.  Free summer meals can help.  During the summer months, children 18 and under can receive free, nutritious meals at Summer Food Service Program meal sites.  Many sites also offer fun activities, so kids and teens can stay active and spend time with fiends while enjoying healthy meals.  Meals and snacks are also available to persons with disabilities, over age 18, who participate in school programs for people who are mentally or physically disabled.  To locate a site in your community or for further information, please call the National Hunger Hotline at: 1-866-3-HUNGRY, text "food" or "comida" to 877-877, or go to:

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 - neither initial nor recertifications.
  • Documents related to an Emergency.
  • Documents that contain HIV information.
  • Domestic Violence information.
  • Addresses 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.

Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Concerning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Work Rules - For more information and to read the complete notice please click here.