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Barbara Miller-Williams
District 1

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427 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Phone:(716) 842-0490
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Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams Announces 2018 Operation Primetime Request for Proposals

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams is pleased to announce that the Erie County Department of Social Services has issued the 2018 Operation Primetime request for proposals for qualified agencies interested in providing Summer Primetime Programming to at-risk youth ages 5-20 residing in Erie County.

Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams to Host 3rd Annual Erie County Funding Workshop for Non Profits

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will be host the 3rd annual ‘Accessing Erie County Funding Workshop’ for Non Profit groups and community members to learn the process of applying for Erie County funding. The informational workshop will be held Saturday February 24, 2018, from 10am to 2pm at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Downtown Central Library Auditorium located at 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203. 

Cooperation in Erie County Government Benefits Low-Income Seniors

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams met today with Pastor Rhonda Henderson, Senior Service Coordinator, and residents of St. John Tower senior housing to mark the donation of a 12 passenger van that will be used to transport the seniors to destinations across Erie County.

Legislator Miller-Williams Honors the Life and Legacy of District 1 Business Owner Mr. Mack S. Luchey and District 1 Resident, the Honorable David A. Collins

Legislator Miller-Williams, along with her Legislature colleagues, mourns the passing of two District 1 Constituents, Mr. Mack S. Luchey, Owner of the city's oldest record store Doris Records on East Ferry Street and the Honorable David A. Collins, Former Masten District Councilmember and long-time District 1 resident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this time.

H.E.A.P. Outreach Site in District 1 Thursday February 1, 2018

Home Energy Assistance Program (H.E.A.P.) will conduct an Outreach on Thursday February 1, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm at the City of Buffalo Senior Citizens Drop In Center, 999 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14212. The center is located in the Broadway Market and is easily accessible from the Gibson Street entrance. Constituents are encouraged to apply for the benefit even if their bill is current so that the H.E.A.P. benefit can be applied as a credit to their account. 

All eligible households may submit an application to receive services for the Emergency H.E.A.P. Benefit, Electric H.E.A.P. benefit, Weatherization Assistance program, Heating Equipment Repair or Replacement Assistance program and the Heating Equipment (Furnace) Clean and Tune Assistance program.

Applicants are requested to bring the following Documentation to the Workshop:

  • One (1) form of identification for all household members (birth certificates, license, Social Security Card)
  • Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc.)
  • Current heat bill (and/or electric bill; opens January 2, 2018)
  • For Heating Equipment: Two (2) furnace estimates from participating H.E.A.P. contractors; Proof of homeownership- Deed to home