|Advisory/Advocacy Services||The CASA program recruits, trains and supervises community volunteers who then advocate for a child who has been neglected or abused. The volunteer research and assist the court, facilitate the various services, and provides and monitor the progress of a child and families. ||Montgomery||COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA)||CENTRO CIVICO OF AMSTERDAM|
|Advisory/Advocacy Services||Community-Based Prevention provides services for youth at high risk of out-of-home placement who will benefit from service coordination. A family worker provides support, linkage to service, advocacy, direct care (transportation, tutoring, role-modeling).||Columbia||FAMILY CASE MANAGEMENT||MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTIES|
|Alcohol/Drug Abuse Services||Provides substance abuse prevention education to elementary and secondary students, teachers, and parents, including one-to-one counseling to students struggling with, or at risk of alcohol or drug addiction. Works at the community level to change policies and practices related to alcohol and other drug abuse; supports local mobilization efforts Offers an Alcohol Awareness Program for youth (16-20) who are referred by the courts with ABC violations, assistance and information on Heroin and Opioid prevention Coalition (ECHO)||Essex||SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES||SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION TEAM OF ESSEX COUNTY|
|Case/Care Management Services||Provides case management for families with a youth coming home from a juvenile facility, including referrals to community resources which may be needed.||Rensselaer||AFTERCARE TEAM||NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES|
|Counseling Services||This is a focused, intensive, prevention intervention targeted to youth who have demonstrated an extreme high risk of involvement in criminal activity. Services include case management, individual and family needs assessments with referrals and anger management and peer group facilitation.||Albany||TARGET PROGRAM||TRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION|
|Education/Prevention Services||Provides 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.||Albany||YOUTH OUTREACH CENTER||EQUINOX|
|Information/Referral Services||Provides 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.||Fulton||SINGLE POINT OF ACCESS (SPOA) FOR CHILDREN SERVICES||MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES |
|Mental Health Services||The Residential Treatment Center consists of seventy-nine wooded acres with ponds, nature trails, an Adventure Course, and a gymnasium. These features offer opportunities for growth and development in a safe, nurturing, and therapeutic atmosphere.
||Rensselaer||RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER (RTC)||VANDERHEYDEN HALL |
|MONTFORT THERAPEUTIC RESIDENCE||Offers a temporary home for 11 to 18 year old children who are court mandated. Provides a school program, individual counseling, and group dynamics. The Our Lady of Peace Academy is a free standing alternative school for grades 7 through 12. Individualized instruction and private tutoring is provided by qualified teachers.||Suffolk||MONTFORT THERAPEUTIC RESIDENCE||HOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES|
|Protective Services||Child Preventive Services is a program which serves families with severe and multiple problems to improve family functioning so that children can remain in their own home and avoid foster care. Early intervention and adolescent preventive services are provided. Preventive services caseworkers assess and manage the cases.||Washington||CHILD PREVENTIVE SERVICES||WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Support Services||The group home is for boys adjudicated by the courts. It provides comprehensive child care, social work and educational services in a residential setting. Individual, group and family counseling is available. The goal of the program is to return youth to their familial setting when appropriate or to prepare them for independent living if necessary. The young men have to be able to function in the public school setting and the local community.||Saratoga||DONOVAN HOUSE||CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SARATOGA, WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES|
|Support Services||The In-Home Respite and Community Assistance Program is a short-term, intensive home and community based prevention service which offers a wide variety of supportive and skill building services to families where at least one child is at imminent risk of placement outside the home. Specially trained Clinical Case Managers are available to provide hands-on assistance to families six hours per week. This may include early morning hours to assist in the morning routine, afterschool hours, or evening hours to help with the bedtime routine. Services provided by the In-Home Respite & Community Assistance Program Clinical Case Managers include: therapeutic recreation; parenting skills training; developing a structured home environment; supporting or creating intervention plans. The goal of the program is to address the identified problems in the home that are related to the child’s risk of placement or that may be needed to reduce risk of psychiatric hospitalization/ re-hospitalization. Clients are seen at least once a week in their home. Services are provided from a trauma informed approach.||Schenectady||IN-HOME RESPITE AND COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (IHR)||NORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY |
|Support Services||SAFE House is a temporary 30-day shelter serving homeless runaway youth between the ages of 16 and 20 for both males and female. Safe House accepts parents with infants/toddlers.
||Schenectady||SAFE HOUSE||SAFE INC OF SCHENECTADY |
|Youth Enrichment Services||Project Lift is a free after-school prevention program for youth (grades 1-5) in all six elementary schools in the Saratoga Springs City School District. The program places emphasis on positive youth development activities, raising self-esteem and development of refusal, decision-making, problem-solving and communication skills. Research-based, science-backed curricula are used to equip the children with
information so they may make healthy decisions on their own.
||Saratoga||PROJECT LIFT||FRANKLIN COMMUNITY CENTER|
|Youth Enrichment Services||Regularly scheduled street shifts in Warren and Washington counties where youth congregate.
Provide survival aid to youth through delivery of gateway services that may include food, beverages, clothing, hygiene and other essential needs. Provide education to youth with brochures, palm cards, safe sex kits and other literature as requested. Provide assessment, case management, prevention activities, referrals, crisis stabilization and follow-up support to youth homeless, at-risk of homelessness or who are being trafficked or at-risk of trafficking.
Drop in center Thursdays from 3:30-5:30pm at 12 Wait Street where youth can access a meal, do laundry and meet with a worker.
||Warren||STREET OUTREACH PROGRAM||WAIT HOUSE|