Social Services

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Useful Links

Food Banks

Find Your Regional Food Bank: Locate a food bank in your area.

To participate in the Bath/Hornell Turning Point Emergency Food Pantry Service, please call 315-217-5701 to be added to our regular Food Pantry Services.

You can also access the Assistance Request Form.

As a client of Turning Point, you are eligible for 2 pantry visits a month.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Social Services is to improve the quality of life in Steuben County, to help people help themselves, to help those incapable of acting on their own behalf, and to ensure that everyone has a minimum standard of living; and to do so by means of a broad range of ameliorative, protective and preventive social and financial services. The establishment of fair, humane, and sensible policies provides the framework for the delivery of these services by our Department.

County & State Pages

Contact Information

  • Email CSE Steuben County
  • NYS Child Support Customer Service Helpline: 888-208-4485
  • Toll-Free Child Abuse/Neglect 24-Hour State Hotline: 1-800-342-3720

The Revised Steuben County Biennial Employment Plan is available for the next 30 days for public comment.