Office of Children and Family Services

Compendium of Services for HERKIMER County

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Herkimer County

DV

Catholic Charities of Herkimer County

61 West Street
Ilion, NY 13357
(315) 894-1860

Residential and/or non-residential services

Supervised visitation program for families affected by domestic violence.


HFNY

Herkimer County Public Health Nursing Services

301 North Washington Street
Herkimer, NY 13350
(315) 867-1376

HFNY targets expectant parents and parents with an infant less than three months of age who have characteristics that place them at high risk for child abuse or neglect and live in vulnerable communities marked by high rates of poverty, infant mortality, and teen pregnancy. HFNY’s home visitors provide families with support, education, and linkages to community services
Based on the evaluation’s rigorous random assignment design and the program’s significant and positive effects on a range of outcomes.
 


Kinship

The Neighborhood Center, Inc.

293 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 272-2760

Targets children and caregivers in formal or informal kinship relationships to directly provide or link families to case management, financial, legal , medical, housing, mental health counseling, respite activities, youth development, parent education, educational advocacy, and support groups

Site is Located at:  612 Elizabeth Street, Utica, NY 13501


Trust Fund

Prevent Child Abuse NY - Parent Helpline

33 Elk Street, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12207
1-800-CHILDREN

Parent Helpline

1-800-CHILDREN (toll free)

(1-800-244-5373)

 

Parent Helpline is an information and referral service for parents, professionals, and others who want to find help and support for families. It is a free, confidential, and multilingual line, available for anyone in New York State.  Services are available 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.  After 10 p.m., you can leave a message with our live answering service and a Helpline Specialist will return your call the following morning.

 

Parent Helpline is a program of Prevent Child Abuse NY

33 Elk Street, 2nd Floor

Albany, NY 12207

info@preventchildabuseny.org

www.preventchildabuseny.org

 


Kinship

Kinship Navigator Program Catholic Family Center

30N Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
877-454-6464

Kinship Navigator Program
Catholic Family Center
30N Clinton Avenue
Rochester, New York 14604
www.nysnavigator.org
877-454-6463 (toll free)
585-232-1840 x4028

Assists Kinship caregivers, and children in their care, in gaining access to information and community support services. Any caregiver residing in the State is able to utilize the toll-free phone line or website to identify Kinship care related services in their home locale. In addition, Kinship specialists are available to assess caregiver needs and develop a plan of action.
 


Child Advocacy Center

YWCA of the Mohawk Valley

284 West Main Street
Ilion, NY 13357
(315) 895-0349

A CAC brings a multidisciplinary team approach by providing a non-threatening, child-focused environment where investigations, evaluations, treatment, and prosecution of child sexual and/or physical abuse cases are conducted by team members and where appropriate supportive services to victims and their non-offending family members are provided.


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