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Nassau County Department
of Social Services
60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.,
Uniondale, NY  11553-3656
  John E. Imhof Ph.D., Commissioner

DEPARTMENT MISSION:

The Nassau County Department of Social Services is committed to strengthening and preserving families by providing financial assistance and services to residents of Nassau County in accordance with state and federal regulations and laws. DSS is dedicated to providing quality service and maintaining the dignity and respect of those we serve. Specifically, the Department is responsible to:

  • Provide aid to eligible recipients through the Family Assistance, Safety Net, Day Care, Employment, Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly called food stamps), Medicaid and Home Energy Assistance Programs.
  • Establish an initial child support obligation of a legally responsible individual through the Family Court, collect support payments, enforce and modify existing support orders.
  • Protect children, adults and families by enforcing the mandates of New York State Social Services Law.

NEW Public Hours (effective July 9, 2012):
Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
NO evening hours

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