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    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Abuse/Violence SupportServicesProvides support serves for victims of intimate partner violence with temporary housing, emergency transportation, childcare and advocacy with courts, law enforcement, Department of Social Services, etc. Also offers supportive counseling and safety planning, loaning of cell phones, assistance with NYS Office of Victim Services compensation claims and Family Offense Petitions. Domestic violence education is also available for individuals, groups and staff secondary schools, and colleges.ClintonSTOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ESSEX COUNTYBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides outreach, education, and advocacy to farmworker women who are victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Dating Violence. Also works to enhance improve access to services for farmworker victims who face numerous obstacles when accessing currently available services and resources, shelter and non-shelter services alike for domestic violence issues.UlsterDOMESTIC VIOLENCEWORKER JUSTICE CENTER OF NEW YORK
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides support serves for victims of intimate partner violence with temporary housing, emergency transportation, childcare and advocacy with courts, law enforcement, Department of Social Services, etc. Also offers supportive counseling and safety planning, loaning of cell phones, assistance with NYS Office of Victim Services compensation claims and Family Offense Petitions. Domestic violence education is also available for individuals, groups and staff.ClintonSTOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLINTON COUNTYBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe advocate helps all seniors understand and access essential resources that exist in Saratoga County, and provides referrals to other agencies or organizations. Additionally, the advocate helps problem solve and offers emotional support when necessary.SaratogaSENIOR ADVOCACYSARATOGA SENIOR CENTER
    Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesProvides a number of support services to help recovering alcoholics and drug addicts continue to live a clean and sober life. Services include 18 months of free online support and recovery coaching, Continuing care groups, Twelve step on-site meetings, Renewal center programs, Alumni services, Educational events, Confidential social media interaction, Books and other online educational and support materials, Inspirational emails, Recovery apps for smart phones, and Mental health services.New YorkRECOVERY MANAGEMENTHAZELDEN
    CANCER INFORMATION SERVICEA national resource for information and education about cancer including treatment, research, and new clinical trials. Provides cancer information to patients and their families, the public and health professionals by talking with people one-on-one, working with organizations through its Partnership Program, participating in research efforts to find the best ways to help people adopt healthier behaviors, and providing cancer information over the internet. Provides referrals to support groups and conducts smoking cessation counseling over the phone. Also offers LiveHelp Online Chat, a confidential online text chat with a cancer information specialist. Call or visit website for further information.CANCER INFORMATION SERVICENATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
    Caregiver ServicesProvides information, counseling, assistance, and support to caregivers at home or in the workplace. Also provides telephone support groups and educational programs to adult children and spousal caregivers of the elderly across the Capital Region. Caregiver Connection manages grant funds that can help caregivers pay for other services, such as Meals on Wheels, Social Adult Day Programs, and Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS).AlbanyCAREGIVER CONNECTIONSENIOR SERVICES OF ALBANY
    Caregiver ServicesProvides support services for caregivers of an aging parent, relative, etc. Offers counseling and information on other caregiver support resources.EssexCAREGIVER SUPPORTESSEX COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Caregiver ServicesProvides in-home respite care services, information and referral to caregivers resources in the community, including caregiver counseling. Also offers a monthly support group.ClintonELDERCARE PROGRAMBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Case/Care Management ServicesProvides assistance to elderly individuals living in the City of Albany in need of assistance with life transitions or care coordination to improve quality of life. CAPTEL Phone available for hearing impaired.AlbanyCOMMUNITY CASE MANAGEMENTSENIOR SERVICES OF ALBANY
    Case/Care Management ServicesProvides a plan of care for families/care providers/ guardians with children and adultsdiagnosed with developmental disabilities. This program assists families/ care providers/ guardians to secure benefits, advocate in school, accessing programs and funding and providing crisis intervention and support.ClintonMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONCLINTON COUNTY CHAPTER NYSARC, INC, DBA/ADVOCACY AND RESOURCE CENTER
    Case/Care Management ServicesA team of agency representatives from across systems reviews requests for services. Separate adult and child SPOAs exist. The adult SPOA reviews applications for Intensive and Supportive Case Management services, along with requests for housing. The children's tem reviews requests for Intensive Case Management, Supportive Case Management, Family Support, mentors and waiver.SchoharieSINGLE POINT OF ACCESS (SPOA)SCHOHARIE COUNTY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Community-Based ServicesCARE provides Mechanicville Area residents with easy access to human services through satellite services and emergency assistance. All programs are offered free of charge: a food pantry, Thanksgiving baskets, Holiday Toy Program, Case Management, Human Service Information and Referral.SaratogaCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY REFERRAL AND EDUCATION (CARE)MECHANICVILLE AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER (MACSC)
    Community-Based ServicesIndividualized supports, including Self-Directed Supports for individuals with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities.ColumbiaCOMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (CSS)NYSARC - COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER (COARC)
    Community-Based ServicesProvides information and referrals regarding the county, and has detailed information on places to see and activities to do, where to stay, where to eat, special events, community attractions, and much more. https://www.goadirondack.com/ClintonTOURISM PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENTNORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides information about cancer, diagnosis, and treatment rights, including in Spanish. Helps patients to know what questions to ask and the answers to listen for. Offers teleconferences on varying topics. Also offers information and referrals to resources that the patient and their family may need.New YorkCANCER RESOURCE INFORMATIONCANCER CARE
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides early intervention programs and special preschools for children with developmental disabilities, including information for parents and referrals to other community resources and services.ClintonDEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES UNITCLINTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesOffers Peer Counseling on Disabilities Issues, enables individuals with disabilities to hire their own personal assistants who are paid by Medicaid, and provides information and referral for individuals with disabilities and their families. Core services include peer counseling, independent living skills training, benefits advisement, individual and systems advocacy. Provides Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services in Rennselaer County.RensselaerDISABILITY CARE PROGRAMSINDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides coordinators to assist and support families to understand the current system of services and benefits, and how to navigate them, also links families to medical and rehabilitation services in the community. Also educates families, individuals, and care providers on brain injury and its impact, connects families and individuals to other support groups, and offers support and advocacy for families dealing with the school system.AlbanyFACTS: FAMILY ADVOCACY, COUNSELING AND TRAINING SERVICESBRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesOffers service coordination, At-home support, and recreation services including a specialized Teen Rec program.UlsterFAMILY AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICESARC OF ULSTER-GREENE
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesSAIL provides information and referral services for individuals with disabilities, family members, and other interested parties. The center staff is exceptionally knowledgeable concerning community-based services and supports, including supports available through local, state, and federal agencies. Linkage and referral is provided on a person-to-person basis as requested. Specific information available on Traumatic Brain injuries.WarrenINFORMATION AND REFERRALSOUTHERN ADIRONDACK INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides a full range of HIV/STI/hepatitis prevention interventions including community outreach, peer training, education for at-risk youth, navigation and linkage for people living with HIV and HIV,and Hepatitis C testing. The purpose of the service is to decrease risk for HIV, STIs and hepatitis, decrease stigma and increase access to counseling, testing,and referral and to positively impact community norms related to risk. No STD testing at this facility. ClintonHIV/STI/HEPATITIS PREVENTION PROGRAMALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
    Education/Prevention ServicesThe HFM Prevention Council offers prevention education programs to schools and communities, environmental prevention initiatives, media advocacy, and referrals to addiction services.FultonSUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAMHAMILTON, FULTON AND MONTGOMERY PREVENTION COUNCIL
    Education/Training ServicesOffers information, referral and outreach to help prevent premature births, birth defects, and other pregnancy problems.AlbanyBIRTH DEFECTS EDUCATION AND AWARENESSMARCH OF DIMES - NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK DIVISION
    Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force. Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance workshops, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community.ClintonVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONEWORKSOURCE - CLINTON COUNTY
    Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force. Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community.EssexVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONE WORK SOURCE ESSEX COUNTY
    Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force as well as their spouses Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance workshops, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community. FranklinVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONE WORK SOURCE - FRANKLIN COUNTY
    Food Assistance/Clothing ServicesThe Community Services Department provides clothing, a food pantry, baked goods, and information and referrals to Fulmont programs and other services in the community. Services available are dependent on the location and day and time of visit.MontgomeryCOMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENTFULMONT COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
    Health Care ServicesProvides cessation support, referrals and information to callers who wish to quit smoking or obtain information related to cessation and tobacco use. Callers may speak to trained information specialists or leave a message during off-hours to have their phone call returned by a specialist. They may also order a free smoking cessation guide to be mailed directly to their home or listen to a taped message library that provides information about quitting smoking.AlbanyQUITLINENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesProvides a 24-hour toll-free Problem Gambling HOPEline, which provides supportive intervention, information about gambling addiction and referrals for local treatment to self-help and professional problem gambling provider programs.Albany24 HOUR GAMBLING HELPLINE/HOPELINENEW YORK COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesHelpline for families concerned about early nutrition, prenatal care, or other concerns of pregnant women and new mothers.AlbanyGROWING UP HEALTHYNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesCrisis intervention and support that is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week, to survivors of crime and/or abuse. Services are available for family and friends as well. Information is available regarding medical, legal, or emotional aspects of crime or abuse; ways to assist a survivor; prevention information; and program services. We refer survivors to a wide range of agencies who provide therapy, shelter care, legal and financial information and assistance.ColumbiaREACH CENTERMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTIES
    Information and Referral ServicesProvides case management for clients, helping them with specific issues related to blindness or low vision, linking them to the resources within their community.ClintonBLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED RESOUCE INFORMATIONNORTH COUNTRY ASSOCIATION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
    Information/Referral ServicesHomeless & Traveler's Aid Society of the Capital District (HATAS) provides a 24-hour Homeless Emergency Services Program (24-HESP) that is the central intake, assessment and referral point for homeless Albany County residents needing shelter. 24-HESP arranges placements in area shelters for homeless families and their children, single adults, and runaway youths. NOTE: During normal business hours, individuals in need of shelter, contact Department of Social Services, 518-447-7300. Albany24-HOUR HOMELESS EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM (24-HESP)HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referrals for blind or visually impaired individuals and their families regarding guild services.New YorkBLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED RESOUCE INFORMATIONJEWISH GUILD HEALTHCARE
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers a toll free line that state residents can call to find resources within their own county, that offer free cancer screenings for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer, for those that qualify.AlbanyCANCER SERVICES PROGRAM CONNECTIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers a confidential statewide 24/7 parent helpline which offers assistance to parents, professionals, concerned friends, neighbors and relatives. Also provides parents who are searching for support and services referrals to community services, children and family resources and educational material requests, and assists families, children and teens dealing with problems or those in crisis.RensselaerCHILD ABUSE PREVENTION RESOURCE INFORMATION AND PARENT HELPLINEPREVENT CHILD ABUSE NEW YORK
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Children with Special Healthcare Needs program is a referral linkage program to provide assistance to families for children birth to 21 years old who have serious, chornic, physical, developmental, behavioral, medical or emotional conditions.SchenectadyCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDSSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Latino Community Advocacy Program offers consultation and referral for Hispanics with regard to medical attention, immigration, legal rights, obligations and processes, assistance with taxes, education programs and other services in the community, as well as help in case of an emergency. Cultural and social events are arranged as well.SaratogaCONSULTATIONS AND REFERRALSSARATOGA COUNTY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC)
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referral for resources and services for anyone with disabilities that has been victimized by abuse, neglect or violation of rights.AlbanyDISABILITY RIGHTS RESOURCE INFORMATIONDISABILITY RIGHTS NEW YORK (DRNY)
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals to individuals who call regarding services, advocacy, and resources for themselves or family members with disabilities.AlbanyDISABILITY RIGHTS RESOURCE INFORMATIONNYS JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information in various formats to educate and create public awareness of many communicable diseases, infestations, epidemics, pandemics and more. Also provides access to question and report about disease control.DISEASE RESOURCE INFORMATIONCENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information, in various formats, including online resources, and referrals to parents and professionals concerning dyslexia and related learning disabilities.New YorkDYSLEXIA RESOURCE INFORMATIONINTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION
    Information/Referral ServicesInformation and Referral agency for parents of preschool children with disabilities. Provide information to parents about accessing evaluation and special education services for their children.AlbanyEARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTION CENTERBOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (BOCES) - CAPITAL REGION
    Information/Referral ServicesFUN is a family-driven family support organization that provides support, information and advocacy to Albany County families who are raising children with serious emotional disturbance. FUN staff are all parents of children (some who are grown) who have serious emotional disturbance and provide peer to peer support. Services include a bi-weekly support group, information and referral services, training for parents and for providers, social activities, annual public awareness campaign, and individual and systems advocacy within the Albany County child-serving systems and agencies.AlbanyFAMILIES UNITED NETWORK (FUN)PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
    Information/Referral ServicesWildwood can provide information about a variety of developmental disabilities, such as autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder and other neurologically based disabilities and can also make referrals to professionals expert in working with people with developmental disabilities, including doctors, psychologists, lawyers, and other human service agencies. Family and Community Services provides advisement on the issues of medical and psychological evaluations, service provider locations and understanding of the special education system. The department also facilitates advocacy and support groups and guidance in financial assistance.SchenectadyFAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICESWILDWOOD PROGRAMS
    Information/Referral ServicesAny individual living in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady Counties can call the office to receive a referral to a food pantry in their area. Emergency Resource Guides that will help individuals get the help they need are also provided. Non-member food pantries can call the office to learn about services available to member pantries.AlbanyFOOD PANTRY REFERRAL SERVICEFOOD PANTRIES FOR THE CAPITAL DISTRICT
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referrals about home buying, foreclosures, rental property, section 8, tenant rights, and much more, utilizing many venues such as website, phone, list serves and mailing lists.New YorkHOUSING RESOURCE INFORMATIONUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT-NEW YORK REGION
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referrals to individuals/couples looking for specialists in infertility and reproduction issues, including family building for the LGBT community. Also provides a monthly newsletter, special mailings, online access and other formats of information to individuals seeking fertility treatments, medical articles, and other related materials.New YorkINFERTILITY AND REPRODUCTIVE RESOURCE INFORMATIONAMERICAN FERTILITY ASSOCIATION
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals to resources and services that can be accessed in surrounding communities for individuals with disabilities and their families. Also advocates in various ways to create, change or enhance the rights and services for those with disabilities.ClintonINFORMATION AND ADVOCACYNORTH COUNTRY CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Fulton County Office for Aging provides information about the many community services and benefits available to senior citizens.FultonINFORMATION AND ASSISTANCEFULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information about USDA programs, such as SNAP, WIC, School Lunch programs, information on proper food safety, sanitation issues, food handling and prep for infants and toddlers, and emergency food assistance, including if individuals have complaints regarding the programs and improper procedures, etc.New YorkINFORMATION AND COMPLAINTSUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)
    Information/Referral ServicesInformation is provided about individual rights, community services, equipment, accessibility, and more for the disabled.AlbanyINFORMATION AND REFERRALCAPITAL DISTRICT CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Information and Referral Program provides information and referrals for other services to Town of Colonie residents age 60 and older as well as caregivers. The requests can vary from very general information to requesting information on health insurance options or in-home care.AlbanyINFORMATION AND REFERRALCOLONIE SENIOR RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Epilepsy Foundation provides accessible and current information about epilepsy/seizure disorders to individuals, parents, family members, friends and members of the community. We also provide referrals to physicians, medical centers, legal counsels and community resources.AlbanyINFORMATION AND REFERRALEPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
    Information/Referral ServicesFranklin Community Center provides information and referrals for low income children and families to assist them to achieve healthier lifestyles and make positive changes.SaratogaINFORMATION AND REFERRALFRANKLIN COMMUNITY CENTER
    Information/Referral ServicesNCADD provide unbiased, professional, objective information and referral support for individuals and family members faced with alcohol or drug problems ensuring that those in need have access to mutual aid/support groups and/or appropriate treatment services regardless of age, sex, race, religion, creed or socio-economic status.New YorkINFORMATION AND REFERRALNATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE (NCADD)
    Information/Referral ServicesHESC has information to help you choose the types of student loans that are best for you.AlbanyLOAN INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES CORPORATION (HESC)
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Lung Cancer Information and Support Line is a source of information about lung cancer. A phone buddy program, a newsletter, an online support community and a clinical trials matching service are also available. Also maintains a website which is a credible source for information about lung cancer symptoms, early disease management, treatments for those living with the disease, lung cancer-related news and advocacy issues.LUNG CANCER INFORMATION AND SUPPORT LINELUNG CANCER ALLIANCE
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers a library of information and referral materials through the loaner library that can offer a wide variety of educational information on mental health issues, and other related topics. Also maintains a lists of psychologists or psychiatrists in the area if anyone needs a referral.FranklinMENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATIONCOMMUNTIY CONNECTIONS OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTY
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information regarding mental health issues and referrals to agencies for severe or chronic mental illness.FranklinMENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATIONFRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides people with referrals to mental health or substance abuse related services or resources in the North Country region.FranklinMENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATIONNORTH COUNTRY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Albany Department for the Aging provides information and referral regarding long term care for the elderly and disabled via the Albany County New York Connects Point of Entry line.AlbanyNY CONNECTSALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesProvide a single point of entry into the long term care system, giving unbiased, comprehensive information to individuals inquiring about publicly and privately funded long term care options in their communities. Information on a full range of services will be provided to adults and children with disabilities requiring long term care, regardless of their payment source.ClintonNY CONNECTSCLINTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects, Columbia County is a trusted resource that provides the free information and assistance needed to make informed decisions about long term care. Provides information on services currently available; referrals to agencies that may help in the care of loved ones; assistance in obtaining services. ColumbiaNY CONNECTSCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information for individuals looking for long term care resources, services and options within the county, such as home-based services, nursing homes, adult homes, adult day programs, companionship, etc.EssexNY CONNECTSESSEX COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects provides specialized information and referral regarding long term care issues and services for older adults.FultonNY CONNECTSFULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects provides specialized information and referral regarding long term care issues and services for older adults.MontgomeryNY CONNECTSMONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects provides specialized information and referral regarding long term care issues and services for older adults.SaratogaNY CONNECTSSARATOGA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesSchenectady County Department of Senior and Long Term Care Services offers NY Connects which is a state-wide program to establish consumer-centered access to information and assistance for all individuals in need of long term care services, regardless of age, income or payment source. It is Schenectady Count's effort to provide a single point of entry for long term care information, referrals and assessments.SchenectadyNY CONNECTSSCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR AND LONG TERM CARE SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesThe NY Connects of Schoharie County offers specialized information and referral services for long term care issues. SchoharieNY CONNECTSSCHOHARIE COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects provides free information and referral on long term care services to assist older adults and individuals with a disability in maintaining long term care. WarrenNY CONNECTSWARREN HAMILTON COUNTIES OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesInformation & Assistance of a Full Range of Long Term Care Services and Supports, Streamlined Eligibility screening for Public Benefits Access, Caregiver Supports, Evidenced Based Health and Wellness Interventions ,Options Counseling WashingtonNY CONNECTS - INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCEWASHINGTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER
    Information/Referral ServicesNY Connects is a trusted community resource that provides free information and assistance needed to make informed decisions about long-term care. Long-term Care can include many services that will help individuals remain independent in their daily lives. NY Connects provides information on many services offered by the Department for Human Services including Home Delivered Meals, Transportation, Respite Care, Home Care, HIICAP, Housing and more.GreeneNY CONNECTS - INFORMATION, REFERRAL, AND ASSISTANCE - GREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR THE HUMAN SERVICESGREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesRapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) is IAVA’s case management and referral services program. This program is connecting our Member Veterans and their families with veteran-specific resources.New YorkRAPID RESPONSE REFERRAL PROGRAM (RRRP)IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS OF AMERICA (IAVA)
    Information/Referral ServicesAlpha Pregnancy Care Center provides medical referrals, information regarding community resources and support systems such as churches, parenting programs and other groups committed to encouraging women to continue their unplanned pregnancies.AlbanyREFERRALSALPHA PREGNANCY CARE CENTER
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Hearing Loss Association offers self-help, advocacy and education for persons with hearing loss via newsletter, programs and website. Programs are offered at local sites on topics pertinent to persons with hearing loss such as coping strategies, latest technological advances in hearing devices and assistive devices, educational services for people of all ages, including school-age children, as well as opportunities for social interactions.SchenectadySELF-HELP, ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION FOR HEARING LOSS.HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ALBANY CHAPTER
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information regarding aging issues and what resources or services are available to older adults.New YorkSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONAMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS (AARP) - NEW YORK STATE OFFICE
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information on a variety of issues which older New Yorkers are facing, information on benefits assistance, caregiving, estates planning, and much more.AlbanySENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesSingle Point of Access (SPOA) for children's mental health treatment offers, Access to community-based mental health services for highest risk, highest need children and adolescents who are at risk for out of home placement due to their multi-system needs. Access to high end case management services ICM, SCM, CTT, and Waiver. Access to Family-Based Treatment, community residences, and residential treatment facilities.AlbanySINGLE POINT OF ACCESS (SPOA)ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals which focus on children who are at risk of placement outside the home due to a mental health disorder, on existing services and identifies needed supports in order for these children to live successfully within the community.FultonSINGLE POINT OF ACCESS (SPOA) FOR CHILDREN SERVICESMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
    Information/Referral ServicesThe American Cancer Society provides information and referral regarding support programs and services for people with cancer.AlbanySPECIALIZED INFORMATION AND REFERRALAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - CAPITAL REGION
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referral about services available for older adults.ColumbiaSPECIALIZED INFORMATION AND REFERRAL FOR OLDER ADULTSCOLUMBIA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Information/Referral ServicesUnified Services for the Aging provides specialized information and referral assistance to individuals and their families to help them make better decisions regarding their long term care needs, regardless of age or income. RensselaerSPECIALIZED INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OLDER ADULTSRENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information for those needing help with all kinds of insurance questions, or how to go about looking for specific insurance, and guides individuals to agencies which can help them complete the process.AlbanySTATE INSURANCE RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information, referrals and other resources for issues with drug and alcohol, suicide, disasters, general mental health, etc. Also provides a number of online resources and links to help people find information and services.SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATIONSUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)
    Information/Referral ServicesAFSP provides information about support groups and other services for those who have lost someone to suicide. RensselaerSUICIDE AWARENESS INFORMATIONAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION - CAPITAL REGION
    Information/Referral ServicesKeeps track of information and resources available to individuals contemplating suicide and to families who have suffered from a loved one's suicide. Provides information on support groups, counseling information, events to promote awareness, educational materials, and more.New YorkSUICIDE PREVENTION AND AWARENESSAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
    Information/Referral ServicesTelephone and E-mail Consultations: offers information and referral to callers about breast cancer and related issues including financial, insurance and legal matters. Healthy Lifestyles Calendar: An informational digest focusing on topics and information relevant to health, well-being and disease prevention. Breast Cancer Resource Guide: Online and/or pocket sized guide mailed by request with National and Local resources for medical, financial, legal and other help, including decision aids. Referrals for Financial and Legal Problems: Call for our pocket resource guide and resource list if you are having insurance problems or cannot work because of cancer treatments.UlsterTELEPHONE AND E-MAIL CONSULTATIONSBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals for eligible veterans and their families about benefit programs, education, financial assistance, disability-related issues and other resources.AlbanyVETERANS RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information on local events, current policy, and referrals to local resources for issues affecting women.AlbanyWOMEN'S ISSUES RESOURCE INFORMATIONNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN (NOW) - NEW YORK STATE
    Legal ServicesThe District Attorney's office provides services to crime victims in Schenectady County. Services include, but are not limited to: court-related services, compensation claims, referrals, and information about the court process.SchenectadyVICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMSCHENECTADY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
    Long Term Care InformationProvides a single point of access for information and referrals to resources for individuals looking for long term care services in Franklin county, including adult day care and hospice care.FranklinLONG TERM CARE INFORMATIONNEW YORK CONNECTS WITH CARES (COORDINATION AND REFERRAL EXTENDED SERVICES)
    Mental Health ServicesProvides information regarding resources and services for mental health issues, including the documenting of complaints pertaining to mental health facilities or services.OnondagaMENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH (OMH) - CENTRAL NEW YORK FIELD OFFICE
    Military/Veterans ServicesProvides comprehensive information and referrals to veterans seeking answers to benefits, war-related health issues, counseling, employment support, and transition support. Also provides a food-bank and Christmas food baskets for veterans.ClintonMILITARY/VETERANS SERVICESNORTH COUNTRY VETERANS ASSOCIATION
    Military/Veterans ServicesProvides personalized support service to veterans and their families through benefits assistance, advocacy, and information and referral to other resources and services in the community that they may need.ClintonVETERAN SERVICESCLINTON COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY
    Parent/Family Support ServicesProvides support and information to families with special needs children. Also matches parents, by request, with a trained support parent who has a child with a similar disability, chronic illness, or health care concern to help with parenting issues. This helps to build a support network and connect to tools and resources in the community. Also offers speakers to educate health care professionals, teachers, and others who care for children with special needs.ClintonPARENT/FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMPARENT TO PARENT OF NEW YORK STATE-ADIRONDACK AND SEAWAY VALLEY
    Pregnancy ServicesProvides information and support to women during and after pregnancy. Services during pregnancy include prenatal education which focus on fetal growth, stages of labor, breastfeeding, etc. After birth services offered are postpartum home visits, weight and length check, breastfeeding help, referrals for other specialized needs, nutritional consults and dental care, and much more. Support services are available by telephone or a home visit.EssexPREGNANCY SERVICESESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Protective ServicesSaratoga County DSS Adult and Family Services provides protective services to at-risk adults as well as information and referral and preventive services.SaratogaADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESSARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Senior ServicesThe Montgomery County Office for the Aging provides advocacy and information and assistance for older adults.MontgomeryADVOCACY/INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCEMONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Senior ServicesProvides benefits assistance for seniors by answering questions, filling out applications, giving information, explaining tax or other government-related services, etc. or offers referrals for other resources for other services they may need.FranklinBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATIONOFFICE FOR THE AGING IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
    Senior ServicesProvides senior outreach workers to provide information about available resources in the community, assist with benefits/insurance information and applications, serve as advocates when seniors are having problems attaining services, and friendly visiting. Other services include a telephone reassurance system, where calls are made to homebound or frail elderly individuals to make sure they are okay. Also provides medical-based transportation for homebound or senors who can no longer drive.ClintonSENIOR OUTREACHJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES
    Senior ServicesProvides a variety of services to seniors in the community. Services include a congregate meal program for seniors to gather and eat lunch, including other fun activities, a home meal delivery program for homebound seniors. Also offers information and referrals to other needed resources in the community, and medical transportation for seniors with medical-related appointments.EssexSENIOR SERVICESADIRONDACK COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS (ACAP)
    Support ServicesThe Cancer Support Program for Columbia and Greene Counties provides group and peer support to those affected by cancer. ColumbiaCANCER SUPPORT PROGRAMCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
    Support ServicesPride Center staff provide assistance in locating a range of other resources available in the community, such as LGBTQ friendly businesses, groups, and organizations etc., as well as culturally competent providersAlbanyCENTER SUPPORTPRIDE CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION
    Support ServicesProvides various support services to individuals with cerebral palsy or developmental disabilities and their families through case management, education, reimbursement vouchers for good and services not covered by Medicaid, and information and referrals to other resources and services that a family may require.ClintonFAMILY SERVICESCEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Support ServicesProvides medical and sexual health services to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, including referrals for other resources and services in the community.ClintonLGBT (LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER) SERVICESPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Support ServicesProvides access to individuals and families who are new to this country through a network of education, advocacy and referral services to language skills, business planning, loan information, community engagement, and more.AlbanyOFFICE OF NEW AMERICANSNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    Support ServicesProvides information and resources to prevent and raise awareness about adolescent and adult gambling. Also works to educate the general public and health care professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling, and where to get help.AlbanyPROBLEM GAMBLINGNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES (OASAS)
    Support ServicesOffers support by matching caregivers of veterans, with services for which they are eligible, and providing valuable information about resources that can help them stay smart, strong and organized as they care for the Veteran they love.New YorkVETERAN CAREGIVER SUPPORTUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS - NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE

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