|Alcohol/Drug Abuse Services||Prevention 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.
||Fulton||SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND PREVENTION EDUCATION COUNSELING||CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES |
|Case/Care Management Services||Bridges 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.||Albany||BRIDGES TO HEALTH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES WAIVER||PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER |
|Disease/Disability Care Services||Developmental 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.||Albany||DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES REGIONAL OFFICES (DDRO)||NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)|
|Disease/Disability Care Services||Developmental 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.||Albany||DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES STATE OPERATIONS OFFICES (DDSOOs)||NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)|
|Disease/Disability Care Services||Offers teen and adult recreation programs for people with developmental disabilities who are living with their families not in a certified residence.||Ulster||RECREATION PROGRAMS||ARC OF ULSTER-GREENE|
|Education/Prevention Services||A 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.||Schenectady||STREET SMART||BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SCHENECTADY |
|Education/Training Services||Wildwood 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.
||Schenectady||WILDWOOD SCHOOL||WILDWOOD PROGRAMS|
|Employment/Training Services||Job 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.||Saratoga||JOB ASSIST||CAPTAIN COMMUNITY HUMAN SERVICES|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Funds 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.||Rensselaer||WOJESKI FUND||CATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES|
|Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution Services||Missing Link Street Ministry Mission provides a free community hot meal for any child ages 3-15.||Rensselaer||FEED-A-KID||MISSING LINK STREET MINISTRY MISSION|
|Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution Services||Saratoga County EOC provides a nutritious lunch to children under 18 during the summer school break in July and August.||Saratoga||SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM||SARATOGA COUNTY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) |
|Health/Medical Care Services||The 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.||Schenectady||WELL CHILD CLINIC||SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES|
|Housing Services||Equinox 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.||Albany||TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAMS||EQUINOX|
|Mental Health Services||Samaritan 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.||Washington||ANGER MANAGEMENT PROJECT AND AGGRESSION REPLACEMENT TRAINING (ART)||ADIRONDACK SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER|
|Recreation/Sport/Fitness Services||Thomas 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.
||Schenectady||ORGANIZED SPORTS LEAGUES||THOMAS SPORTS GROUP |
|Recreation/Sport/Fitness Services||Provides recreational therapy for children and adolescents with mental illness to help them socialize, build new skills, and to learn to interact with different situations.||Albany||RECREATION/SPORT/FITNESS SERVICES||REHABILITATION SUPPORT SERVICES (RSS) - ALBANY|
|Recreation/Sport/Fitness Services||Rensselaer 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.
||Rensselaer||SWIMMING LESSONS||RENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES|
|Recreation/Sport/Fitness Services||Triple 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.||Rensselaer||TRIPLE PLAY||TROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB |
|Recreation/Sport/Fitness Services||Provides a number of structured recreational activities at a variety of locations throughout the county.||Albany||YOUTH BUREAU RECREATION PROGRAMS||ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES|
|Residential Care Services||Northeast 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.||Schenectady||GROUP HOME PROGRAM||NORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY |
|Support Services||Schenectady 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.||Schenectady||AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM||NYSARC - SCHENECTADY COUNTY CHAPTER|
|Youth Enrichment Services||Club 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.||Rensselaer||CLUB TECH||TROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB |
|Youth Enrichment Services||The 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.||Albany||CULTURE ARTS RECREATION AND EDUCATION (CARE)||TRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION|
|Youth Enrichment Services||The Rensselaer County Unified Family Services-Youth offers the opportunity for photography instruction and training.
||Rensselaer||PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES||RENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES|
|Youth Enrichment Services||MACASC 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.||Saratoga||YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM||MECHANICVILLE AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER (MACSC)|
|Youth Enrichment Services||The Rensselaer County Unified Family Services-Youth organizes recreational activities and sports for children.
||Rensselaer||YOUTH RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES||RENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES|
|Youth Enrichment Services||Provides organized recreation programs and activities for youth in the county. Activities include basketball, baseball, softball, soccer; special events and contests.
||Clinton||YOUTH SPORT PROGRAMS||CLINTON COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU|