Program Integrity Unit

Welfare Fraud Complaints

FRAUD HOTLINE:  800-388-5365


The purpose of the fraud hotline phone number is to provide another avenue for the public to file a welfare fraud complaint.
  • Use this phone number to report a person or vendor (for example: land lord or childcare provider) that you believe has fraudulently received assistance from programs administered by Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services.
  • If you have knowledge of anyone receiving money or services provided by Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services and you believe that they are not entitled to the money or services please contact the Fraud Hotline.