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 Schenectady County has issued the following RFPs:

Schenectady County Home Connections Project. NEW 6/25/15
The County is seeking proposals to provide rapid re-housing services to reduce the homeless population seeking emergency assistance from the Department of Social Services. The County is seeking 2 proposals: one to serve families and a second to serve single individuals. Agencies are permitted to submit for both proposals.

CLICK HERE to download the RFP.

Child-Focused Adoption Recruiter. NEW 7/17/15
The County is seeking proposals from voluntary organizations to provide a dynamic adoption recruiter, responsible for aggressive and comprehensive recruitment activities, using the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child-Focused Recruitment Model for Adoption..

CLICK HERE to download the RFP.

Schenectady County Department of Social Services

Mission Statement
“The mission of the Schenectady County Department of Social Services is to promote the health and safety of our community by empowering individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and maintain independence.”

Message from Dennis J. Packard, Commissioner of Social Services
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the SCDSS webpage.  The Department, staffed by dedicated employees carry out a myriad of services highlighted on this site.  Over time you will see information added to the site and new initiatives will be previewed on these pages.

We invite you to browse through the Schenectady County Department of Social Services webpage and learn more about the programs and services administered by DSS. 

More information...

The links to the left point to information regarding the many services provided by the Social Services Department.

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Schenectady, New York  12305-2704
Ph: 518-388-4470
Fax: 518-388-4644


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