Steuben Senior Services Fund, Inc. (SSSF)
Senior Services Fund (SSSF) is a public, not-for-profit senior citizen charitable
fund established in the year 2000 to supplement future public funding for
aging in place services for the elderly in Steuben County.
The charitable fund goal is $6.5 million.
established at the recommendation of the Steuben County Office for the Aging
volunteer Advisory Council after extensive research regarding the needs of
future elderly residents of the county. Offices for the Aging are public or
private non-profit agencies identified by the State to address the needs and
concerns of older persons. Providing services to this population has always
been a challenge in this large, primarily rural county, but will become even
more challenging with the influx of aging baby boomers.
Council recognized the certainty that public funds would not be sufficient
to keep pace with the demand for in-home services to the elderly population
(indeed, they are insufficient at the present time). The Council confirmed
its commitment to the charitable fund concept with an initial contribution
for start-up expenses. A broad and growing donor base has supported
operating expenses to date, and the protected charitable fund continues to
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governed by a 12-member volunteer Board of Directors and employs a small part-time staff. The Fund is recognized by the IRS as a
not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and donations to the Fund are fully
information regarding any aspect of SSSF, please contact us at (607)
664-2298 or write to us at 3 East Pulteney Square, Bath, New York 14810.
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