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Adoption Services

Program Overview: Services range from assessing a child to securing an adoptive home, to assisting p…

Adult and Child Immunizations

Adult and Child Immunizations

Herkimer County Public Health’s Immunization Program supports county residents with access to afford…

Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services is a service provided to individuals who are: 18 years of age or old…

Age-Friendly Herkimer County

2020 the Herkimer County Office for the Aging was awarded a grant from the New York State Office for…

Alternatives in Long Term Care Program

The Alternatives in Long Term Care Program provides a central access point to long term home care se…

Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, suppor…

Animal Abuse Registry

The State of New York has criminalized the cruel treatment of animals. However, animal abuse and cru…

Annual Office for the Aging Awards

Each year the Advisory Council of the Office for the Aging awards 2 awards to Herkimer County senior…

Caregiver Support

This is a program designed to assist caregivers. A caregiver is a family member(s) or another indivi…

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

Program Overview: The Child Care Assistance program is an income-based reimbursement program for …

Child Find of Early Intervention

Child Find of Early Intervention

Child Find is a program that seeks to help parents of children 0–3 years old, with potential risk fo…

Child Protective Services

Program Overview: Each county in New York State has a Child Protective Services (CPS) Unit, which…

Child Support Services

Program Overview: The Child Support program provides custodial parents with assistance in obtaini…

Civil Office

The Civil Division is responsible for the service and execution of all civil process in Herkimer Cou…

Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease

The investigation of reported communicable diseases and prevention of outbreaks are among the highes…

Correctional Facility

Address: 711 Middleville Rd., Herkimer, NY 13350 Telephone: (315) 867-1252 About Us Our new…

County Highway Maps & Records

County Highway Right of Way Maps & Records are available by contacting the Engineering Departmen…

Dental Health

Dental Health

Dental health education services are provided to some Herkimer County children at Pre-K, kindergarte…

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

The objectives of Public Health Preparedness are to plan, prepare, and respond to biological, chemic…

Discharge Planning

According to Medicare discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smo…

Doula Program

Doula Program

The Doula Partnership of Herkimer, Cayuga, Cortland, and Madison counties has been established to pr…

Employment Assistance

Program Overview: The goal of the Employment Unit is to help applicants and recipients of Tempora…

Foster Care

Program Description Foster Care is provided to children under the age of 18 who are in need of an…

Health Insurance Information, Counseling, & Assistance Program (HIICAP)

If you are in need of health insurance information, counseling, and assistance, the Office for the A…

Health, Safety and Nutrition

Health, Safety and Nutrition

See below for additional information and resources which do not fall under our specific programs at …

Healthy Families

Healthy Families

A voluntary program designed to empower families. Healthy Families is located at ICAN Herkimer, 100 …

Herkimer County Newborn Welcome Packet

Herkimer County Newborn Welcome Packet

Herkimer County welcomes your newborn to our community! You will receive a welcome letter highlighti…

Herkimer County Public Health Partnering Agencies

Herkimer County Public Health Partnering Agencies

New York State Department of Health—Environmental Unit: 315-866-6879 •Contact information for food …

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

In an effort to help income eligible individuals cope with higher fuel bills of winter, NYS particip…

Indigent Burials

Program Description: The Commissioner of Social Services is responsible for the burial of any Her…

Job Pool & Meaningful Service Opportunities

Job Pool Program The Job Pool Registry is a registry of names of area people interested in workin…

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Lead Poisoning Prevention program aims to enhance the safety of community residents who are at g…

Managed Care

Program Overview: Herkimer County currently has a mandated Medicaid Managed Care program through …

Maternal Child Health / Public Health Education

Maternal Child Health / Public Health Education

Medicaid

Medical Assistance Program Overview: Medical Assistance is help for people who cannot pay for …

Nutrition Services

Meals-on-Wheels, Congregate Meals, Nutrition Education, Nutrition Counseling & Farmer Market Cou…

NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care in Herkimer County

People of all ages, from infants to seniors, may need long-term care. NY Connects is available to as…

Online Classes

We have teamed up with GetSetUp to provide hundreds of live online classes to keep you mentally, phy…

Permits

Driveway Construction Permit Costs: $0.00 Approximate Time from Application to Issue: Within 2…

Person in Need of Supervision (PINS) Diversion Program

Description: The Family Support PINS Diversion Program began in February 2003 and is the point of…

Pistol Permit Office

Recertification of a NYS Pistol Permit is done through the New York State Pistol Permit Bureau not t…

Pre-School Special Education

Pre-School Special Education

Herkimer County is fiscally responsible for the administration of preschool programs for 3-5 year ol…

Programs for Children and Families / The Early Intervention Program

Programs for Children and Families / The Early Intervention Program

The Early Intervention Program is a family-centered, statewide program that identifies, locates, ref…

Rabies

Rabies

Herkimer County Public Health is responsible for rabies prevention and treatment to County residents…

Return The Favor

Address: 109 Mary Street, Suite 1111 Herkimer, NY 13350-1998 RULES AND CONDITIONS Cardhol…

Running for Office

The complete Petition Packet can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact the Board…

Sample Ballots For The June 2024 Primary

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Description: SNAP, a program of the US Department of Agriculture, is provided to insure that the …

Temporary Assistance

Description: Temporary Assistance is temporary help for needy adults and children. If an applican…

Transportation

We provide transportation to Herkimer County senior citizens who are age 60 or older. If the senior …

Victim Impact Panel

Electronic Fillable Forms to Submit Online Program Questions and Answers Form DWI Victim Imp…