Support Services

IN-HOME RESPITE AND COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (IHR)

 
Data Provided By
2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe In-Home Respite and Community Assistance Program is a short-term, intensive home and community based prevention service which offers a wide variety of supportive and skill building services to families where at least one child is at imminent risk of placement outside the home. Specially trained Clinical Case Managers are available to provide hands-on assistance to families six hours per week. This may include early morning hours to assist in the morning routine, afterschool hours, or evening hours to help with the bedtime routine. Services provided by the In-Home Respite & Community Assistance Program Clinical Case Managers include: therapeutic recreation; parenting skills training; developing a structured home environment; supporting or creating intervention plans. The goal of the program is to address the identified problems in the home that are related to the child’s risk of placement or that may be needed to reduce risk of psychiatric hospitalization/ re-hospitalization. Clients are seen at least once a week in their home. Services are provided from a trauma informed approach.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaThirty-five county service area throughout the Capital Region and in New York State. Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester
TerritorySITE LOCATION FOR THIS SERVICE:

1 Genium Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12304
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Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-346-1285 Ext. 7571
Kelly Singsheim, BA, Program Coordinator, kelly.singsheim@neparentchild.org
Intake RequirementsReferrals come from the Schenectady County Department of Social Services Intake Unit, Family Support Unit or PINS unit. If the family does not already have a case manager with the Department of Social Services then they must contact the Department of Social Services and request preventive services. Referrals may also come from mental health providers, including SPOA (Single Point of Access).
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityFamilies that are identified by the Department of Social Services as having children who are at risk of placement . Children who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or who have had multiple hospitalizations.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 530 Franklin Street
Physical Site Address 2 3rd Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-346-1284
Fax 518-377-8714
Service Location Email communications@northernrivers.org
Web Address www.neparentchild.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY
Affiliated Program: IN-HOME RESPITE AND COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (IHR)
This Service: Support Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: At Risk Youth (YJ-0500.0500)
Children's In Home Respite Care (PH-7000.3300-140)
Home Based Mental Health Services (RP-6400.8000-300)