Marie Cannon, Commissioner of Social Services

We envision a community where children, adults and families are healthy and safe and enjoy a quality life. As a responsive and efficient organization, we seek to continually engage the community in defining the role of Social Services. Our mission is to engage people in need and provide a broad range of efficient and effective assistance and services with community partners to facilitate a better future for the people of Erie County.

What's Happening in Erie County Department of Social Services

Erie County's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is currently accepting applications for youth (and worksites) interested in participating in the 2019 SYEP!


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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Commissioner of Social Services Marie Cannon have announced the hiring of Stacey Greenan to serve as Erie County's inaugural foster care ombusperson.

Greenan has 16 years of experience in the field, beginning her career as a front-line supervisor inthe Erie County foster care unit before eventually being promoted to a series of different...