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Home > Public Benefits > Niagara County > Special Grants

Special Grants

SPECIAL GRANTS

The Niagara County Department of Social Services provides a handful of special grants that you may be eligible for if you already qualify for on-going public benefits.  Other special grants may be available even if you are not a public benefits recipient (i.e. if you are in an emergency situation and you meet certain eligibility criteria).  

Special grants include:  help with restaurant allowances; household establishment grants; visitor's allowance for your children that don't live with you; camp fees; preganancy allowancee; enhanced shelter allowance for individuals living with AIDS; replacement furniture or clothing following a flood, fire or comparable emergency; assistance for people who own their homes; and burial costs when a loved one passes away.  For more information click on the hyperlink below.

Restaurant Allowance

Household Establishment Grant

Public Assistance (PA) & Visitor's Allowance

Enhanced Shelter Allowance

Pregnancy Allowance

Camp Fees

 

Buffalo Office

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
237 Main Street, 4th floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
 
Tel: (716) 847-0650
Fax: (716) 847-0227

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Niagara Falls Office

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
225 Old Falls Street, 3rd Floor
Niagara Falls, New York 14303

Tel: (716) 284-8831
Fax: (716) 284-8040

Serving Niagara County

Batavia Office

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
45 Main Street
Batavia, New York 14020

Tel: (585) 343-5450
Fax: (585) 343-5503

Serving Orleans, Genesee & Wyoming Counties

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