Did you know that the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects may be able to help with legal services and/or can provide information about other attorney resources? The Department of the Aging has funding set aside to assist county seniors with priority concerns such as Social Security retirement benefits, family, and survivor benefits; railroad retirement benefits, and health care issues. Legal assistance can be provided for concerns such as eligibility, benefit amounts, and overpayments.
For over 30 years, the Internal Revenue Service and AARP have sponsored the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program which provides free counseling and preparation of tax returns for senior citizens. Beginning February 3, in conjunction with the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects, volunteers will be available to assist county seniors with their taxes. The primary mission of the program is to help those ages 50 and older, but no one is ever turned away because of age.
The Cattaraugus County Office of Real Property and GIS Services is proud to present new historical map features on our Parcel Viewer!
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of an Underground Railroad Brochure.
The brochure will have an original size of 24x18, and include text and graphics on both sides, using four color processing. It will need to be folded accordion size vertically, then in half horizontally, reducing to a final size of 4x9. Please provide quotes for the quantities of 3,000, 3,500 and 4,000.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism announced today the creation of a Community Revitalization Fund (CRF) to provide up to $5,000 to support a variety of local community improvement activities. Crystal Abers, Director of the Department stated, “The County is interested in working with communities that recognize and value the importance of improving and preserving their unique rural heritage and aesthetic character, but lack ample or sufficient capacity to act on it.”
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging’s Senior Wellness and Nutrition Program needs your help. During the winter some of our dedicated volunteers go south for a deserved break. We are currently looking for volunteers in the Olean, West Valley, Randolph, & Salamanca areas. Most volunteers deliver 7 to 12 meals once a week taking about one hour (10:45am – 11:45am) to complete a route. Limited volunteer mileage reimbursement available through the Cattaraugus County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).