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Individuals who are age three to 12.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
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
Community-Based ServicesSchoharie County Community Action's Community Services include: VITA, Nutrition Outreach Education Program (NOEP), SNAP enrollment assistance, HEAP certifier, Coats for Kids, advocacy, Emergency Assistance for utilities, rent heating and food, and financial literacy.SchoharieCOMMUNITY SERVICESSCHOHARIE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
Criminal Justice ServicesProvides a toll free 24 hour hotline to report information on missing children which is immediately shared with law enforcement agencies. Also provides investigation assistance in finding missing children, coordinates Amber Alerts, distributes child safety information, and posts missing children's pictures in public areas.AlbanyMISSING CHILD ALERT PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES
Crisis Intervention ServicesThis mobile crisis service assists individuals of all ages through mental health and substance abuse crises by providing them with alternative community services. They also provide telephone consultation and information to family/adults experiencing crisis and also professionals who are working with such individuals. Face-to-face crisis assessments is performed after screening of appropriateness. Crisis intervention and stabilization services can be given on-site at the individual’s location in the community. Care management follow-up is used specifically to facilitate transition from crisis intervention and stabilization to other agencies in the community for ongoing treatment and support. If individual require additional evaluation for inpatient treatment; referrals to services are available to them, such as outpatient mental health services, emergency department, housing, child services, etc. ClintonMOBILE CRISIS TEAMBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
Donor ServicesWe collect donated children’s books, and see that they are given out (from red bookshelves) at locations where families go who may not be able to afford to buy books for their children. Donation boxes can be found at all local branches of the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company.WarrenRED BOOKSHELF PROGRAMTRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY
Education/PreventionThe Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program funded by NYS Department of Health. The goal is to get kids moving more, eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and getting less screen time (TV and computers). This school and community-based program, has a front line presence in the lives of children in the K-5 age groups. The aim of The Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is to reach out to kids who may feel a little left out of the sports team mentality. Not everyone has to be a competitive athlete, yet everyone needs to find something that moves them, quite literally, so they can have positive feelings about exercise and movement. ColumbiaKIDS IN MOTION CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
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 ServicesMy Sister's Closet provides free, gently used clothing to women and children who reside within Rensselaer County. My Sister's Closet has a wide variety of sizes and styles, including shoes and accessories.RensselaerMY SISTER'S CLOSETYWCA OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION (YWCA-GCR)
Health/Medical Care ServicesPartnership for Children's Dental Health provides dental education for parents of children who reside in Columbia and Greene Counties. Third grade students can receive screenings at each of the six central school districts, plus sealant applications, cleanings and fluoride treatments. ColumbiaPARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTHCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
Homeless ServicesThe Women's Residential Programs assist homeless single women and women with children to develop a healthy interdependence with their families, service providers, churches and the community at large. Included are an Emergency Transitional Dormitory, Restorative Justice Apartments and Family Life Apartments.SchenectadyFAMILY LIFE CENTER/WOMEN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMSCITY MISSION OF SCHENECTADY
Homeless ServicesProvides residence and treatment for 21 women who can have their children with them up to the age of 8.AlbanyWOMEN AND CHILDREN'S COMMUNITY RESIDENCEHOPE HOUSE
Mental Health ServicesThe Child and Adolescent Mobile Team (CAMT) provides an immediate community-based crisis response service to any family with a child-adolescent in Albany, Rensselaer or Schenectady Counties, under the age of 18 (or older if still in day school programming) experiencing a serious emotional, psychiatric or behavioral crisis. The team will respond to homes schools, community agencies as requested by family members or law enforcement. A multidisciplinary team will provide consultation, information, crisis assessment and intervention, and facilitation of alternate levels of care directly to the families during crisis episodes, whien it is most likely to have a significant impact, and next day phone support to help the family gather knowledge and resources to prevent-deal with future crisis episodes. The guiding principle of this initiative is that children and families must be assisted in the least intrusive, least traumatizing manner possible.AlbanyCAPITAL REGION CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MOBILE CRISIS TEAM (CRCAMT)PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
Mental Health ServicesThe Crisis Intake and Crisis Stabilization Intervention Units respond to the needs of children by providing emergency evaluation and triage services. Most often, referrals regard children who are suicidal, exhibiting psychotic behavior or are exhibiting aggressive behavior.AlbanyCHILDREN'S SERVICESALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
Mental Health ServicesOutpatient services provided to children, adolescents, adults, families include assessment/evaluation, psychotherapy and referral, using individual and group modalities.SaratogaMENTAL HEALTH CLINICSARATOGA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES
Parent/Family Support ServicesThe Bryon Center for Loss and Healing provides bereavement counseling for children dealing with a loss. AlbanyBYRON CENTER FOR LOSS AND HEALINGSAINT CATHERINE'S CENTER FOR CHILDREN
Parent/Family Support ServicesChild Preventive Services provides voluntary and court ordered services to assist families in providing a safe and appropriate living situation. Assists families in providing for the basic needs of their children and compliance with court ordered services. Preventive Services can assist with obtaining mental health services, alcohol and substance abuse services, anger management counseling, domestic violence, parenting classes, referrals for intensive prevention services for youth, information on supervised visitations programs, and referrals to assist with applying for day care services, food stamps, public assistance, Medicaid, and child support services.ColumbiaCHILD PREVENTIVE SERVICESCOLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesDouble H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program offers children alpine, nordic ski lessons and snowboarding and snowshoeing lessons on site. Double H has its own lodge, chairlift and two trails to enjoy. The necessary equipment is also provided. WarrenDOUBLE H RANCH ADAPTIVE WINTER SPORTS PROGRAMDOUBLE H RANCH
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProvides day camps during the summer for children, offering fun and challenging activities that will build self-esteem, confidence, trust, and leadership skills. Camp programs are by age group: Y's Kids Camp (age 3-5), Junior Camp K2 (age 5-8) Adventure Camp (age 12-15), and Camp Jericho (age 5-13).ClintonSUMMER CAMPSPLATTSBURGH YMCA
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesSummer Day Camp for children with Developmental/Learning Disabilities and/or Intellectual Disabilities.ColumbiaSUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAMNYSARC - COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER (COARC)
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesTennis is now easier for children ages 4 to 6 years old. The new format is intended to help children find accomplishment from their very first swing. The tennis racquets are sized for small hands and they are easier to grip and swing. The balls bounce lower and slower, making them easier to hit. The courts are smaller and there is modified scoring. The emphasis is on skill development and eye hand coordination. The equipment is provided.AlbanyTODDLER TENNISCOLONIE YOUTH SERVICES DIVISION
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesOffers a number of daily programs to get kids to spend a portion of their time everyday enjoying an activity designed to stimulate both body and mind through individual and team sports, games of skill, educational video games, and more. Also offers arts and culture programFranklinYOUTH RECREATION PROGRAMSAKWESASNE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProvides several sports programs for children and adolescents throughout the year. Sports include Kindergym and Swim, Floor Hockey, Outdoor Soccer, Indoor Soccer, Basketball and Baseball.ClintonYOUTH SPORTSPLATTSBURGH YMCA
Youth Enrichment ServicesMusic lessons (piano, brass and percussion) for school-aged children.AlbanyERIK LEIDZEN MUSIC SCHOOLSALVATION ARMY - ALBANY
Youth Enrichment ServicesOffers a variety of resources specifically for children and adolescents. Pre-School Story Time provided year round Fridays at 10:15. Homework Club Tuesdays (when school is in session) 3:15-4:30. Books 4U! Thursdays Oct. 17-Nov. 14, 2019 3:00-4:00. MS/HS Math Tutoring available by appointment. Special programs throughout the year.EssexYOUTH RESOURCESLAKE PLACID PUBLIC LIBRARY

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