Mission statement illustration

The Department of Social Services provides child support, financial, food, housing, medical and home assistance for eligible residents of Westchester County.

The mission of the Westchester County Department of Social Services is to empower our customers to become independent and to ensure the health, safety and protection of vulnerable adults and children.

Vision statement illustrationIn support of our commitment to social justice, our vision is to be an antiracist organization that reflects equity in all aspects of our work, creating a diverse workforce equipped to offer services that are informed by the impact of systemic racism. 

Leonard G. Townes, Commissioner