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Emergency Services

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Utility Arrears

Security Agreements

Moving Assistance

Storage Assistance

Water Assistance

Essential Home Repair

Extermination Assistance

Establishment of Household Grants

Stove and Refrigerator Assistance

Grants of Assistance for Guide Dogs

SSI Check Replacement

Applications for Emergency Assistance may be:

(1) faxed to: 716-858-6852,

(2) mailed to: Erie County Department of Social Services, Unit FA6/75000, P.O. Box 120, Buffalo NY 14201-0120, or

(3) dropped off at 460 Main St, 1st floor.  

Please provide a reliable phone number on your application.  We will attempt to contact you the same day for an interview.