Kinship Caregiver Programs

Aging Programs

Tompkins County Office for the Aging

Human Services Annex Building
214 W. Martin Luther King Jr. / State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 274-5482
Fax: (607) 274-5495
Email: dstoyell@tompkins-co.org
Web Site: http://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/cofa

Database or listing of other support groups, services, and information in your services area, Information and referral, conferences/workshops, resource guide, support group referrals.

Youth Programs

Tompkins County Youth Services

320 West State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 274-5310
Fax: (607) 274-5313
Email: youthservices@tompkins-co.org
Department of Social Services Youth and Family Services
(607) 274-5296

Temporary placement in foster homes, group homes, or institutions for children who temporarily cannot live at home. Provides preventive services to families, and court diversion services for youth.

Garden Mosaics

108 Fernow Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY14853
(607) 255-2115
Email: gardenmosaics@cornell.edu
www.gardenmosaics.cornell.edu

Garden Mosaics is a science education and community action program in which youth of ages 10-18, learn about plants and planting practices from older gardeners. The program provides a model for balancing the knowledge of older adults and scientists in a youth community education and action program.

Legal Services

Tompkins/Tioga Neighborhood Legal Services

215 North Cayuga St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 273-3667
Toll Free (800) 724-4170
Fax: (607) 273-5521

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LAWNY) (Chemung County Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.)

The DeWitt Building
215 North Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 273-3667; (800) 724-4170
Fax: (607) 273-5521
www.lawny.org

LAWNY is a private, non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and to other vulnerable populations with civil legal problems.

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY – Syracuse)

472 South Salina Street
Suite 300B
Syracuse, NY 13202
Ph: (315) 703-6500
Fax: (315) 475-2706
www.lscny.org
Thank you for visiting the home page of Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY). Since 1966 LSCNY has represented low income, disabled and elderly residents of Central New York in civil legal cases. Our work helps our clients deal with some of life’s most basic needs — a safe home, enough food to eat, access to medical care, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety.

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY – Watertown)

44 Public Square
Watertown, NY 13601
Ph: (315) 788-2072
Fax: (315) 785-9118
www.lscny.org
Thank you for visiting the home page of Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY). Since 1966 LSCNY has represented low income, disabled and elderly residents of Central New York in civil legal cases. Our work helps our clients deal with some of life’s most basic needs — a safe home, enough food to eat, access to medical care, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety.

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY)

111 Port Watson Street
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: (607) 753-1134
Fax: (607) 753-7257
www.lscny.org

Thank you for visiting the home page of Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY). Since 1966 LSCNY has represented low income, disabled and elderly residents of Central New York in civil legal cases. Our work helps our clients deal with some of life’s most basic needs — a safe home, enough food to eat, access to medical care, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety.

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY)

108 West Bridge Street
Oswego, NY 13126
Ph: (315) 342-2191
Fax: (315) 342-1891
www.lscny.org
Thank you for visiting the home page of Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY). Since 1966 LSCNY has represented low income, disabled and elderly residents of Central New York in civil legal cases. Our work helps our clients deal with some of life’s most basic needs — a safe home, enough food to eat, access to medical care, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety.

County Agencies

Tompkins County Department of Social Services

320 W. Martin Luther King Jr. / State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Financial and Emergency Assistance: (607) 274-5359

Mental Health Department

201 E. Green St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ph: (607) 274-6200
Fax: (607) 274-6316

Other Local Services

Family and Children’s Service

127 West State St
Ithaca, NY  14850
(607) 273-7494
This support group meets the 4th Monday of every month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Open to grandparents and any others who have assumed the parenting role for a relative. Free childcare available during the meeting. Please call ahead before coming.