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    Organizations that make an effort to increase the availability and utilization of community services by specific target populations by providing direct services for targeted individuals in their homes or other convenient locations or by making special efforts to ensure that a particular group is aware of available services and encouraged to participate. Included are programs that do outreach regarding their own services as well as those which encourage a target population to use a wide variety of services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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
    Benefits AssistanceDesigned to promote the benefits of the Food Stamp Program, the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) provides consumers with eligibility information and assistance in filling out food stamp applications. NOEP also conducts food stamp outreach activities including presentations to community groups and media campaigns. The program is funded by Hunger SolutionsRensselaerNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)UNITY HOUSE OF TROY
    Benefits Assistance ServicesThe goal of NOEP is to increase the availability and use of federal nutrition assistance programs as a means to ensure better nutrition and reduce the incidence of hunger in low income populations. Catholic Charities offers assistance with the pre-screening process and any food stamp related issues. Information regarding other programs is also available.SchenectadyNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)CATHOLIC CHARITIES SENIOR AND CAREGIVERS SERVICES
    Case/Care Management ServicesProvides HIV prevention interventions, HIV testing, HIV screening, care management for chronic illness, syringe exchange program, opioid overdose prevention training.ClintonAIDS/HIV SERVICESALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
    Case/Care Management ServicesThe Office for Aging offers outreach to seniors who are unable to understand or access the information or services that they need. They visit homes, write newspaper articles, speak to groups, send information to doctors' offices and churches and refer seniors to as many programs as they need.FultonCOMMUNITY EDUCATIONFULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING
    Case/Care Management ServicesEISEP is designed to provide non-medical services to older persons to allow them to remain at home. This includes Case Management, In-Home Services & Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS).GreeneEXPANDED IN-HOME SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM (EISEP)GREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
    Case/Care Management ServicesReaches out to provide assistance to frail senior veterans through home visits and provides access to needed services.AlbanySENIOR VETERANS CASE MANAGEMENTALBANY HOUSING COALITION
    Community-Based ServicesAlbany NNORC Project a New York State grant-funded consortium of service providers partnered to assist adults aged 60+ to remain in their own homes in a specific community neighborhood in Albany, New York. The NNORC Office provides community outreach, a monthly newsletter, social programs, information and referral, and access to volunteers. Partner organizations provide health and human services to NNORC residents. Residents of the area bounded by Academy/Marwill Roads, Whitehall Road, New Scotland Avenue.AlbanyALBANY NNORC PROJECTJEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesHelps individuals learn strategies to adapt to challenges from TBI by devising routines and modifications to improve daily functioning. Individuals set their enhance satisfaction with their lives.ClintonINDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAININGNORTH COUNTRY REGIONAL TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CENTER
    Education/Prevention ServicesCommunity Outreach outlines services that St. Mary's offers as well as various support groups in the community with up-to-date information on all topicsMontgomeryCOMMUNITY OUTREACHST. MARY'S HOSPITAL AT AMSTERDAM
    Education/Prevention ServicesCommunity Outreach outlines services that St. Mary's offers as well as various support groups in the community with up-to-date information on all topics. MontgomeryCOMMUNITY OUTREACHST. MARY'S HOSPITAL AT AMSTERDAM
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides outreach and education about alcohol and drug addiction to at risk populations, community groups, associations, organizations, etc.FranklinCOMMUNITY OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMSAINT JOSEPH'S ADDICTION TREATMENT AND RECOVERY CENTERS
    Education/Prevention ServicesThe Center for Law and Justice envisions a peaceful, just and compassionate community that provides each resident with equal access to the goods, services and opportunities of that community, it also seeks the fair and just treatment of all people throughout the civil and criminal justice systems, and works to reduce reliance upon incarceration. Services includes: Financial Advocacy 11:00 am-1:00 pm Lawyers/Legal Information 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Health Insurance Navigator/Health Information (including how to use health insurance 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Legal Rights Community Workshops (by request) Voting Rights workshops (including post-conviction rights), by request Community resource referrals (all day throughout the week) The New Jim Crow Study Group - Second Monday of Each MonthAlbanyINFORMATION/SERVICE DAYCENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE
    Education/Prevention ServicesThe Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) is administered under contract with the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. The fundamental goal of NOEP is to increase the availability and utilization of federal nutrition assistance programs as a means to ensure better nutrition and reduce the incidence of hunger for all New Yorkers. Hunger Solutions New York contracts with various community-based agencies who assist eligible individuals and households to access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp Program; the Summer Food Service Program; and the School Breakfast Program. Find a local NOEP provider at www.FoodHelpNY.org.AlbanyNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)HUNGER SOLUTIONS NEW YORK
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides prevention education and support services to runaway, homeless and at-risk youth and their families. Provides crisis intervention, survival aids, tutoring, health care and education, linkages to employment, and both emergency and long term housing.AlbanyYOUTH OUTREACH CENTEREQUINOX
    Education/Training ServicesProvides ongoing training and technical assistance through trainings, in-services, and conferences and through regular contact with advocates and stakeholders addressing issues such as funding, legislation, program development, service provision, community collaboration, program evaluation, public assistance, immigration, HIV, chemical dependence, mental health, the law and court system, social change, and cultural competency among other issues as they impact victims of domestic violence. Also provides outreach programs and printed materials to educate the public on domestic violence and how to help or prevent this abuse. AlbanyDOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATION AND OUTREACHNEW YORK STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (NYSCADV)
    Health/Medical Care ServicesProvides educations and outreach programs to educate people about diabetes, including support for children and adults, who have been diagnosed, and their families.AlbanyDIABETES EDUCATION AND SUPPORTAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION - ALBANY OFFICE
    Information/Outreach ServicesThis program assists individuals and families in the community with basic needs of food, clothing and household items, and offers training seminars in parenting and family life, as well as resources and referrals. Hosts annual 'Coats for Kids' and Back 2 School Boost. Summer outreach program to youth, teens and parents in Hamilton Hill Community including: clubs, Bible studies, tutoring and mentoring. The summer day camp program offers recreation, field trips, arts and crafts, camping, and educational activities.SchenectadyCOMMUNITY OUTREACHCITY MISSION OF SCHENECTADY
    Information/Outreach ServicesThe Office for the Aging offers outreach visits to the homes of seniors who are unable due to frailty, health conditions, or transportation issues to visit our offices to access services. WashingtonOUTREACH PROGRAMSWASHINGTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER
    Mental Health ServicesProvides face to face assessment, outreach and support, immediate stabilization of acute symptoms of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse and emotional distress.ClintonADULT CRISIS SERVICESBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Mental Health ServicesThe Empowerment Exchange offers individualized peer-to-peer outreach and support to individuals who may find it difficult to reach out and connect to their neighbors and members of their communities. It provides advocacy services that protect the rights and interests of the individual, offers support to help the person make more use of community facilities and community life, and acts as a clearinghouse of information related to self help, mutual support, rights, natural community supports and alternatives. The Empowerment Exchange hosts a range of self help groups and activities that promote wellness, recovery and self determination and hosts a confidential, non-crisis peer support line that is operated by individuals in all stages of recovery who offer hope and strength to individuals who are experiencing fear, grief, sadness, anger, anxiety, or loneliness.AlbanyEMPOWERMENT EXCHANGEMENTAL HEALTH EMPOWERMENT PROJECT (MHEP)
    Outreach ServicesJoseph's House attempts to alleviate homelessness via homeless outreach and support services, including legal and medical clinics.RensselaerHOMELESS OUTREACHJOSEPH'S HOUSE AND SHELTER
    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
    Support ServicesThe Community Inclusion Project connects persons with developmental disabilities on an individual basis to local community life based upon their choices. The Project helps people to become involved in volunteer jobs, associations, churches, recreational groups, and self-development-educational activities. RensselaerCOMMUNITY INCLUSION PROJECTNYSARC - RENSSELAER COUNTY CHAPTER

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