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  • Food Pantry Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Assistance with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) applications will be done via phone interviews. Please contact Patty Waldner at 315-955-9319 for assistance with the application.
  • Emergency Food and Shelter Program offers emergency food packages, rent and utility payments. Please contact Tammy Kitto at 315-782-4900, ext 257 for additional information.
  • Fair Housing concerns will be discussed via phone. Please contact Tammy Kitto at 315-782-4900, ext 257 for additional information.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with the Food Bank of Central NY and Renzi Food Service to provide Farm to Family food distributions at several locations across Jefferson County. (5/30/2020 – 8/8/2020)

Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project

  • We support Community Action Page 1All parent referrals are now being conducted via telephone. For more information on Providers with child care openings, please contact 315-788-8475.
  • All in home Intensive Technical assistance with Providers now takes place virtually or by phone (315-782-4900).
  • Providers still participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, we provide assistance with claims and technical assistance via phone (315-782-4900, ext. 240)

Housing & Energy Services

  • Applications for Housing and Energy services are done by appointment (call 315-788-4388 for more information).

Head Start and Pre-K

  • All Head Start and Pre-K Centers in Jefferson County will be opened in accordance local and state opening guidance.
  • We are still accepting applications, by phone at 315-782-4900, ext. 236.


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Fiscal and Administration staff are working regular schedules.


  • Maintenance staff support food pantry and SFSP children’s breakfast and lunch program.
  • Maintenance staff are conducting extensive cleaning daily to ensure staff are safe and healthy.