7 Court Street
Belmont, NY 14813
Phone (585) 268-9622
Fax (585) 268-9479
Vicki Grant, Commissioner
Allegany County Department of Social
“Strengthen workers by building quality
relationships, fostering open two-way communication, and providing the
training, tools and resources to create empowered and effective
“We preserve families, protect individuals, and
Our staff, working in partnership with the community,
is determined to deliver excellent service, incorporating competence,
compassion, responsibility, and respect.
is wisely implementing knowledge and skills in the performance of your
encourage creativity and sharing through partnerships with the community
and each other. Changes, historical perspective, and experimentation
are recognized as a natural part of progress and support lifelong
is treating others with integrity to encourage wholeness and wellness.
practice empathy and refrain from verbal and non-verbal behaviors that
suggest a judgmental attitude. We guide people through our processes
and show consideration for their situations. We respectfully accept
each other’s differences in striving for positive outcomes.
is being accountable for our actions, achieving goals, and maintaining
demonstrate integrity, consistency, and credibility, and exercise
professional judgment, providing constructive feedback when needed.
Respect… is treating everyone with dignity, courtesy, and equity.
facilitate open and honest communication in a constructive, professional