Office of Children and Family Services

Compendium of Services for SCHENECTADY County

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Schenectady County

HFNY

Schenectady County Public Health Services

107 Nott Terrace, Suite 304
Schenectady, NY 12308
(518) 386-2824

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


DV

YWCA of Schenectady

44 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 374-3386

Residential and/or non-residential services

Child Protective Services/Domestic Violence Collaboration: Co-location of Domestic violence (DV) advocate at the CPS office to provide protocol development, case consultation, home visits, cross-training, and jointly work to safety plan for DV victims and their children.


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

 


Public / Private Partnership

SAFE, Inc., of Schenectady

1344 Albany Street
Schenectady, NY 12304
518-374-0166

Aftercare for at risk youth, including sexually exploited youth. Case management, referrals and advocacy services.


Public / Private Partnership

Schenectady County Public Health

107 Nott Terrace
Schenectady, NY 12308
518-386-2824

Trauma informed care training will be provided for employees of any human services agency serving the county as well as any day care provider, foster parent, or other child care provider of any county resident with a particular focus on ensuring that the training is provided to those serving the City of Schenectady due to the needs of the population.


Trust Fund

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

27 North Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-482-8836

Community Maternity Services provides oversight in three counties under the FOCUS Kinship Project designed to provide intervention and support to relative caregivers and their children that includes support groups and parenting education.


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

Schenectady County

106 Erie Boulevard
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 388-4615

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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