The Clinton County Department of Social Services is a county department that offers foster care, adoption, personal care and financial assistance services. Located in Plattsburgh, N.Y., the department s child support enforcement services include paternity establishment and the collection, distribution and enforcement of support orders. It also provides the Food Stamp Program, which includes financial assistance services for low-income individuals and families. The Clinton County Department of Social Services offers individual protection, employment assistance and child care services. In addition, the department provides the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which includes financial assistance for low-income families to supplement their household budgets. Its domestic violence program includes counseling, referral and medical assistance services.