Social Services


Our Mission is to Focus on the Well Being and Safety of Children, Adults 

and Families through a Variety of Economic Supports and Services

The Lewis County Warming Center is open 7 pm to 7 am daily.

It is located in the basement of the Bethel Church of the Nazarene.

(7476 NYS Route 12, Lowville)

Please ring the doorbell upon arrival.

Effective August 8th our offices are temporary located at:  

5960 Main Street, Glenfield, NY. 

Our mailing address will remain PO Box 193, Lowville, NY.


Adult Protective Services (APS)

Child Care Assistance

Child Protective Services (CPS)

Child Support Enforcement

Employment & Training

Foster / Adoptive Parent

Foster Care / Preventive Services

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)


Personal Care Services 

Preventive Services

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

Social Services Fraud Investigations

Temporary Assistance (TA)

To Apply for SNAP, Temporary Assistance or HEAP you can do so:

Online at:


Go to  and print off an application.


Call 315-376-5400 and an application can be mailed to you.

You can submit the application and/or supporting documentation by:

  • Fax:  315-376-4112
  • Mail: PO Box 193 Lowville, NY 13367
  • Drop box:  Located at the main entrance of the Social Services Building

Supporting documentation can also be submitted through NYDocSubmit 

Currently All SNAP, Temporary Assistance and HEAP application interviews may be done over the phone by request.