ALERT: A telephone scam in which crooks alter caller ID to make it seem as if the call is coming from the HHS OIG Hotline 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477) to get beneficiaries and members of the public to verify or share personal info which is used to victimize them via financial and other crimes – draining their bank accounts. OIG wants the public to know that HHS OIG will not use the HHS OIG Hotline telephone number to make outgoing calls and individuals should not answer calls from 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477).
For more information, here is the link to the Consumer Alerts webpage: https://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/consumer-alerts/alerts/phone-scam.asp
Welcome from the Commissioner
Welcome to the Madison County Department of Social Services website. The Department of Social Services serves over 16,000 county residents on a monthly basis, providing over 40 different programs and services to families and individuals.
From this website, you will be able to apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), view information regarding Medicaid and HEAP, peruse child support information, determine if you want to become a foster or adoptive parent, learn how to report your concerns if you think a child or adult is being abused or neglected, discover what is new at DSS, or find out how to become an employee.
The Madison County Department of Social Services is proud to serve the citizens of this county. We hope you find the site useful and we look forward to bringing you more information in the coming months and years.
Michael A. Fitzgerald, Commissioner
Madison County Complex, Building 1
133 North Court Street
PO Box 637
Wampsville, New York 13163
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