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The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is excited to announce that we will begin accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) beginning Tuesday, May 2, 2023. We are ready to assist area youth between the ages of 14 and 20, who meet income eligibility requirements, find summer jobs. Youth will be provided the opportunity to learn job interview skills, professional conduct, financial literacy and will be aided in finding employment.

For over 10 years, the Department of Social Services dedicated staff has administered this federally funded program to recruit, train and place youth with participating employers. 

Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will be accepting applications at the scheduled outreach sites. ****The last day to submit an application is Friday, June 09, 2023. This deadline will be strictly adhered to****

Scheduled Outreach times are from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM, dates and locations can be found at

The following documentation will be needed during your appointment:

Proof of Residence

Social Security Card

Photo ID (If 18 or over)

School record

Work Permit and parent or guardian signature on forms **if under 18.

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