Department of Social Services
6 Judson Street
Canton, New York 13617

Phone: (315) 379-2111
Fax: (315) 379-2278

Heather Wenzel, Interim Commissioner


One-Stop Career Center / Employment Unit

Contact Person:
Lori Elliott, Senior Employment & Training Program Coordinator
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services
(315) 229-3334 

Brief Description of Services: 

The responsibility of the Employment Unit is to assist Temporary Assistance applicants/recipients in becoming self-sufficient. This is accomplished by enrolling Temporary Assistance clients in various Work Experience programs and training. Workfare assignments have been developed by the public and non-profit agencies.

The Employment Unit also assists applicants with securing employment. All applicants for Temporary Assistance are immediately referred to the One-Stop Career Center to enroll in Job Readiness Training/Job Search.  For more information on St. Lawrence County's One-Stop Career Center, visit the website at: OR click on the picture (below).         

TA-SNAP Employment Plan 2018-19

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