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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
(315) 366-2211


Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent?  Foster parents play an essential role in providing temporary, safe, and nurturing homes to children when their parents are unable to care for them. Madison County needs foster parents!

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