Jefferson County Department of Social Services
250 Arsenal Street
|Mailing Address:||Jefferson County Dept. of Social services|
|250 Arsenal Street|
|Watertown, NY 13601|
September - June
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
July and August
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
24 hour Crisis Response Hotline : Anyone in Jefferson County, New York who is having a hard time or is concerned about a loved one. This phone number is a FREE service, available 24/7 where you can find someone to answer your questions, give you resources in your community, and help you find ways to cope with your crisis. This is a service provided by the Children’s Home of Jefferson County.
Summer Meals NY : Summer should be a stress-free time full of food, friends and fun. Free summer meals can help. During the summer months, children 18 and under can receive free, nutritious meals at Summer Food Service Program meal sites. Many sites also offer fun activities, so kids and teens can stay active and spend time with friends while enjoying healthy meals. Meals and snacks are also available to persons with disabilities, over age 18, who participate in school programs for people who are mentally or physically disabled. To locate a site in your community or for further information, please contact the New York State Growing Up Healthy Hotline toll-free at 1-800-522-5006 or www.Summermealsny.org .