Rural Outreach Center to host session on navigating social services

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), located at 730 Olean Road in East Aurora, will host a free Navigating Social Services seminar and question-and-answer period from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 22.

Guest speaker at the event will be Minnie James from the Erie County Department of Social Services’ SNAP Department. Topics to be discussed include temporary assistance, HEAP, SNAP, Medicaid and more.

The Rural Outreach Center is a nonprofit organization offering a wide variety of social services for those living in Western New York’s rural communities. For more information on the ROC, please visit, follow the Rural Outreach Center on Facebook at or call 240-2220.