The Cortland County Department of Social Services is pleased to inform Cortland County residents that a free mobile device application, called NYDocSubmit, is available for individuals to use to submit necessary documents at any time. NyDocSubmit is a mobile app that provides individuals who have applied for, or are receiving Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Medicaid, or HEAP, the ability to simply and quickly submit required documentation. The mobile app is available for download on Google Play or the Apple App Store and can be used to take photos of documents and upload them to Cortland County DSS. Cortland DSS would also like to remind individuals that the www.mybenefits.ny.gov website offers screening tools for Temporary Assistance and e-filing options for SNAP and HEAP.
Temporary Assistance Services
This area of the Agency is responsible for the administration of income maintenance including:
Initial and on-going eligibility determinations are a primary function of Temporary Assistance services. Eligibility determinations involve means tested income guidelines, fraud investigations, and require cooperation with employment activities.
The goal of all services is to assist individuals and families in achieving and maintaining a safe, permanently established independent life.
Commissioner of Social Services
Child Care, Income Maintenance and Fraud Investigations
Adoption, CCSI, Foster
Care/Preventive, and Child
Director of Program Development
Director of Administrative Services Support Collection Unit
Assistant Director of Administrative Services
DSS Chief Attorney