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Individuals who are younger than age 18.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesPrevention Educators work in the school classrooms to provide evidenced based programming that have been shown to reduce substance use. Counselors work in several schools to help youth deal with issues leading to substance abuse such as truancy, poor learning skills, behavioral issues, or a family history of violence or substance abuse. FultonSUBSTANCE ABUSE AND PREVENTION EDUCATION COUNSELINGCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Case/Care Management ServicesBridges to Health (B2H) is a Medicaid Waiver Program designed to supplement NYS Medicaid state plan services to populations of foster care youth, their families and caregivers. Foster care children and youth may have medical/physical, emotional and/or developmental challenges. The program works to support children and caregivers in the lowest level of care possible including return to home and/or adoption. The goal of the program is to support youth as they reach their highest level of potential, attain permanency and develop social and emotional competencies that provide for healthy, permanent families. Available services include: Case Management/Health Care Integration; Skill Building; Family Caregiver Supports; Day Habilitation; Pre-vocational Services; Supported Employment; Planned Respite; Community Advocacy and Support; Crisis Avoidance, Management and Training; Immediate Crisis Response, In-home Support, and Crisis Respite; Accessibility Modification; and, Adaptive and Assistive Equipment.AlbanyBRIDGES TO HEALTH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES WAIVERPARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
Disease/Disability Care ServicesDevelopmental Disabilities Regional Offices (DDROs) are the starting point to apply for services. With an eye to enhanced oversight and quality improvement, the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has established regions that allow for better coordination of services with the State Office of Mental Health, State Department of Health and other agencies with whom we often partner in providing services.AlbanyDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES REGIONAL OFFICES (DDRO)NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
Disease/Disability Care ServicesDevelopmental Disabilities State Operations Offices (DDSOOs) administer and oversee state operations for the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), including the direct delivery of services and supports to people with developmental disabilities by state staff.AlbanyDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES STATE OPERATIONS OFFICES (DDSOOs)NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
Disease/Disability Care ServicesOffers teen and adult recreation programs for people with developmental disabilities who are living with their families not in a certified residence.UlsterRECREATION PROGRAMSARC OF ULSTER-GREENE
Education/Prevention ServicesA gang resistance program, consists of three modules: Gang Awareness and Resistance, Conflict Resolution and Positive Peer Helpers. Each module contains two distinct components: a multiple-session curriculum featuring fun, interactive activities and a community event project that gives Street SMART participants the opportunity to share what they have learned with others in their Club and community.SchenectadySTREET SMARTBOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SCHENECTADY
Education/Training ServicesWildwood School is a private, not-for-profit day program for students between the ages of 3 to 21 with neurological impairments, complex learning disabilities, autism and other neurologically-based developmental disorders. SchenectadyWILDWOOD SCHOOLWILDWOOD PROGRAMS
Employment/Training ServicesJob Assist offers teens, ages 13-19, employment training and placement services. Job assist recruits employers and individuals who are looking to fill a variety of jobs and matches them with teens.SaratogaJOB ASSISTCAPTAIN COMMUNITY HUMAN SERVICES
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesFunds are dispersed to help whenever a need is perceived in Rensselaer County. They may be for sports equipment and apparel, back-to-school supplies, clothing and other needs.RensselaerWOJESKI FUNDCATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES
Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution ServicesMissing Link Street Ministry Mission provides a free community hot meal for any child ages 3-15.RensselaerFEED-A-KIDMISSING LINK STREET MINISTRY MISSION
Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution ServicesSaratoga County EOC provides a nutritious lunch to children under 18 during the summer school break in July and August.SaratogaSUMMER LUNCH PROGRAMSARATOGA COUNTY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC)
Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Well Child Clinic is a safety net service that provides well child examinations for children who are uninsured or underinsured or who have moved into the area and need a referral to a primary care provider. Blood lead level testing, WIC physical exams, hemoglobin testing, and immunization for vaccine-preventable diseases are offered. This service is for well children, not sick.SchenectadyWELL CHILD CLINICSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Housing ServicesEquinox provides supervised apartment living and skill building for homeless youth 16-21 years old. Service List includes Transitional Housing for youth; Case/Care Management for Youth; Independent Living Skills Instruction for Youth, including those in foster care; Leadership Development for Youth; Life Skills Education for Youth.AlbanyTRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAMSEQUINOX
Mental Health ServicesSamaritan Counseling offers a psycho-education program for men and women who have difficulty controlling their anger. Also offers A psycho-education program for adolescents who have difficulty controlling their anger.WashingtonANGER MANAGEMENT PROJECT AND AGGRESSION REPLACEMENT TRAINING (ART)ADIRONDACK SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesThomas Sports Group provides organized sports leagues for low-income youth and families at risk. The objectives are to promote self-esteem, teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership. SchenectadyORGANIZED SPORTS LEAGUESTHOMAS SPORTS GROUP
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProvides recreational therapy for children and adolescents with mental illness to help them socialize, build new skills, and to learn to interact with different situations.AlbanyRECREATION/SPORT/FITNESS SERVICESREHABILITATION SUPPORT SERVICES (RSS) - ALBANY
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesRensselaer County Unified Family Services-Youth offers swimming lessons for children, so they can enjoy the recreational sport and also be prepared incase of water accident. RensselaerSWIMMING LESSONSRENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesTriple Play is a dynamic wellness program currently being offered that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit and forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the Triple Play program is to improve Club members' knowledge of healthy habits, increase the number of hours per day they participate in physical activities, and strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and engage in positive relationships.RensselaerTRIPLE PLAYTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProvides a number of structured recreational activities at a variety of locations throughout the county.AlbanyYOUTH BUREAU RECREATION PROGRAMSALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
Residential Care ServicesNortheast Parent and Child Society operates two group homes for ten boys and ten girls ages 14-21. Weekly individual, group, and family therapy is provided in a supportive, and confidential environment. Problems such as anger control, substance and sexual offending are addressed. The youth practice skills such as taking public transportation, cooking, and maintaining a budget in weekly independent living groups. A consulting psychiatrist and a consulting psychologist perform psychosocial assessments, I.Q. testing, emergency evaluations, medication reviews, and assessment of behavioral interventions. Round-the-clock supervision and support is provided.SchenectadyGROUP HOME PROGRAMNORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY
Support ServicesSchenectady ARC provides after-school services to children with developmental disabilities who reside in the Scotia-Glenville Central School District. This initiative offers an array of fun-filled adaptive activities at no cost to families, capitalizing on each child's strengths while recognizing their disability-related barriers. These activities are individualized to the needs, abilities and interests of the child and family. They include arts and crafts, nutritious and wholesome snacks, assistance with homework, board games, small and large group recreational activities and games, and social-behavioral skill training.SchenectadyAFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMNYSARC - SCHENECTADY COUNTY CHAPTER
Youth Enrichment ServicesClub Tech is an ambitious, multi-year initiative to provide Boys and Girls Clubs with state-of-the-art software and an extensive array of programs and resources that will build members' computer skills and integrate technology in all core program areas. On a daily basis, members of the After School Program are given the opportunity to participate in a number of computer activities, along with weekly lessons where members learn basic computer skills.RensselaerCLUB TECHTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Youth Enrichment ServicesThe After-school Culture Arts Recreation and Education (CARE) program offers a full line of stimulating and enriching programs and Summer camp for ages 5-12 for six weeks full days. Some activities include music-dance classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in music composition and-or performance, chess instruction and computer instruction.AlbanyCULTURE ARTS RECREATION AND EDUCATION (CARE)TRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION
Youth Enrichment ServicesThe Rensselaer County Unified Family Services-Youth offers the opportunity for photography instruction and training. RensselaerPHOTOGRAPHY CLASSESRENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
Youth Enrichment ServicesMACASC youth development programs offer a range of safe, age appropriate self esteem building programming for youth in the greater Mechanicville area. Current programs include open gym, Mechanicville After School Clubs, monthly dances, Summer Adventure Program, field trips, swim trips educational speakers and workshops and sports clinics. Access to computers and other services is provided.SaratogaYOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMECHANICVILLE AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER (MACSC)
Youth Enrichment ServicesThe Rensselaer County Unified Family Services-Youth organizes recreational activities and sports for children. RensselaerYOUTH RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIESRENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
Youth Enrichment ServicesProvides organized recreation programs and activities for youth in the county. Activities include basketball, baseball, softball, soccer; special events and contests. ClintonYOUTH SPORT PROGRAMSCLINTON COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU

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