Fidelis Care
Wayne Resource Guide Department of Social Services

Wayne County Department of Social Services
77 Water St., Lyons
The mission of the Wayne County Department of Social Services is to serve the Wayne County community with dignity, empathy and efficiency. To respond to those with financial needs while promoting their self-sufficiency. To ensure the safety and healthy development of children and vulnerable adults. To sustain family relationships through support and recognition of families' resiliency, inherent strengths, and capacity to change. To partner with our community to meet present and future needs of our residents. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm. For extensive information on benefits available to you as a New York State resident visit

Adoption Services/Social Services

Child Protective Services/Social Services

Child Support

Foster Care/Social Services

Intake/Temporary Assistance

Medicaid/Temporary Assistance

Preventive Services for Children/Social Services

Protective Services for Adults/Social Services

Social Security

Undercare/Temporary Assistance