Schenectady County Welfare (New York)

Search for Schenectady County, NY county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Schenectady County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Schenectady County, New York. Schenectady County WIC Offices process applications to join the Schenectady County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Schenectady County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Schenectady County Public Health Services WIC Office Schenectady NY 650 Franklin Street 12305 518-346-8818


Schenectady County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Schenectady County, New York. Local Schenectady County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Schenectady County households. Food Stamp Offices in Schenectady County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Schenectady County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Schenectady NY 797 Broadway 12305 518-388-4470


The Schenectady County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Schenectady County, New York. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Schenectady County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Schenectady County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Schenectady County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Schenectady County Social Service Department Schenectady NY 106 Erie Boulevard 12305 518-388-4736


A Schenectady County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Schenectady County, New York. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Schenectady County Child, Youth, and Family Services Departments may offer job training, education assistance, and childcare subsidy programs. They may also be responsible for children's welfare services, such as adoption and foster care, as well as regulating and licensing Schenectady County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Schenectady County child support payments and investigating child abuse, domestic abuse, and elderly or adult abuse. The Child, Youth, and Family Services Office may provide access to services on its website.

Schenectady County Youth Service Schenectady NY 433 State Street 12305 518-386-2211