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Catholic Charities' services reach out to children through, Athletic Programs, & Camp Nazareth, to families & individuals in need of therapeutic counseling and those requiring emergency assistance for basic human needs. This includes a food pantry and a clothing give away program in our Rome offices. Pregnant and parenting youth and adults seek support services as well as parenting education in our Child and Family Development program. For those pregnant women who choose not to parent their baby, the Agency's certified adoption program is an option. Catholic Charities also serves persons with special needs in NYS certified residential settings, providing community residential care to persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or drug/alcohol addiction.
Children's Therapy Network
Faxton St. Luke's OB Care Clinic
We are strictly a Pregnancy Care clinic, covering pre-natal care through 6-8 weeks post-partum.. We follow NYS income eligibility guidelines. A Financial Counselor is on site for enrollment. We provide total pregnancy care, as well as Childbirth & breastfeeding classes. Coordination of care is provided by Physicians Nurse Practitioner, Registered nurses & secretaries.
Hours of operation: 8am - 4pm, Monday thru Friday.
We accept Medicaid and HMO's thru Medicaid.
1656 Champlin Ave
Utica, NY 13502
Hear 2 Learn
Early intervention, preschool, school age and private pay provider. Offering comprehensive services for children with developmental delays in all areas and of all ages, with a specialization in children with hearing loss. We offer family trainings, playgroups, workshops and professional trainings, and a full service state of the art audiology clinic featuring hearing aids, assistive devices, and FM systems. Some of our professional services include speech/language pathology, motor therapies, special education, audiology, teacher of the hearing impaired, teacher of the visually impaired, feeding therapy, and service coordination.
Dr. Arlene Balestra-Marko, AuD, CCC-A, Director
6575 Kirkville Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: 315-701-5710, Fax: 315-701-5711
Kids Oneida Inc.
Kids Oneida is a unique home and community-based network that provides individualized and non-traditional services to the highest risk youth with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Kids Oneida strives to inspire hope in our children and families by empowering them to face life’s obstacles and keep their families together.
Kids Oneida, Inc.
310 Main Street
Utica, NY 13501
Madison Oneida BOCES
Madison Oneida BOCES provides programs and services to 9 local school districts as well as collaboratively working with community based organizations, government agencies and local businesses. The Madison-Oneida BOCES provides preschool evaluations to children 3-5 years of age, Pre-Kindergarten and Preschool classes to multiple districts, services for the "When in Rome R.E.A.D." program, as well as services provided by the Early Childhood Direction Center.
Madison Oneida BOCES
4937 Spring Rd., PO Box 168
Verona, NY 13478-0168
Preschool Evaluation Team- 361-5902
Preschool Special Education-361-5902
When In Rome R.E.A.D.- 338-5264
Early Childhood Direction Center-361-5654
Toll-free number – 888-483-3773
Mohawk Valley Latino Association
The Mission of the Mohawk Valley Latino Association (MVLA) is to improve the standard of living for all residents of the Mohawk Valley through various services that will educate, empower, achieve awareness amongst different cultures, help shape young minds, and demonstrate the great opportunities available within the Mohawk Valley.
Through the following Services: Interpretation/Translation, Transportation, Youth Activities and Summer Programs, MVLA is able to reach a large number of people—young and old—maintain a more balanced and healthy life style. These services consist of helping the disadvantaged in the community during DSS, Medical, SSI and other business appointments. Transportation services are offered on an “as need” basis for clients attending appointments. MVLA clients benefit from its referral service by maintaining comprehensive strategy with other agencies to reach people in need.
Mohawk Valley Latino, Inc.
309 Genesee Street, 3rd Floor
Utica, NY 13501
315/738-1083, X121 or 147
Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Inc.
Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Inc. is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving families in the Mohawk Valley since 1996. The Network was formed through the collaborative effort of dedicated professionals to improve the perinatal health of women throughout our region. We are currently funded by the New York State Department of Health, and we work with health and human service professionals and consumers to improve the overall health of communities in the Mohawk Valley. Our mission is to improve birth outcomes and maternal, child and family health, facilitate collaboration among providers and community organizations and advocate for change. We accomplish this by assessing community needs, educating health and human service providers, updating perinatal data, educating and referring consumers, providing health insurance navigation, and encouraging healthy behaviors and increased use of health insurance programs.
We are dedicated to improving birth outcomes for all women and their families, and particularly women facing difficult challenges.
Call our office for information on health insurance options, for assistance finding affordable healthcare, and applying for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Qualified Health Plans, and for information on pregnancy, infants, and maternal and child health.
Toll free 1-877-267-6193
855-729-2479 toll free
Passport Health provides travel medicine services, bringing travelers the most up-to-date travel health information and vaccines. Travel counseling is comprehensive and individualized. Additionally, we offer specialty, routine and lifestyle vaccines including influenza, zoster, pneumococcal, hepatitis A and B, Tdap, and others.
2 Ellinwood Drive
Ellinwood Medical Arts
New Hartford NY 13413
Rome City School District Preschool Program
FOREVER GROWING PRESCHOOL PROGRAM and PRESCHOOL EVALUATIONS
The Rome City School District provides a comprehensive program for preschool students requiring special education that meets both the mandates and the spirit of state and federal legislation. Preschoolers two and one half to four years of age are eligible for multidisciplinary team assessment at no cost to the family. If you suspect your child might be delayed in speech, language, intellect, motor skills, or social-emotional skills, call 338-6507 for more information on a referral for testing.
Once completed, student evaluations are reviewed at a Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) meeting. Services based on the individual needs of each student determined at the CPSE meeting. Educational achievement, social development, physical development and management needs are all considered for recommended services. If services are deemed needed, the district offers a full continuum of services for preschoolers ranging from related therapy services to itinerant teacher services and special education classrooms. The Early Childhood programs are located at 409 Bell Road, Rome, NY and the phone number is 334-1240. More information is available on the district's website: www.romecsd.org. Please contact the 338-6507 for more information on referrals or call the Director of Support Services at 338-6581.
The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter, NYSARC
Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Upstate Cerebral Palsy is the premier provider of direct-care services and programs for individuals who are physically, developmentally, or mentally challenged and their families. Upstate Cerebral Palsy currently employs more than 1,900 full and part-time employees at 74 locations throughout central New York. As direct-care and education centers, these include medical, clinical and therapeutic personnel, teachers, social service staff, maintenance, clerical and general support staff.
Main Office: 1020 Mary Street, Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 724-6907
The Kelberman Center provides state-of-the-art programs and services for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Specialized staffing is highly trained to meet the needs of individuals with ASD and includes a pediatric neuropsychologist, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and educational and behavior specialists. Our team of professionals addresses the unique needs of both individuals and their families through
various programs and services.
1601 Armory Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Upstate Medical University
The Central/Eastern New York Lead Poisoning Resource Center provides expertise in the medical management of children and pregnant women with elevated blood lead levels. The Resource Center also offers education programs to both professional and community groups in the 31 county service area.
Dr. Howard Weinberger, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY, is the medical director of the program. The assistant medical director is Carrin Schottler Thal, MD at the Albany Medical Center. Maureen Butler, RN, Golisano Children’s Hospital, is the program coordinator for the region. The Resource Center is funded through a grant from the New York State Department of Health.
United Way of the Valley & the Greater Utica Area is a local, independent non-profit organization funding area programs and services that address the most crucial local community impact issues. United Way’s strength is its ability to improve lives by mobilizing its partners to create positive, sustained change in community conditions. For more information, visit www.unitedwayvgu.org or call 315.733.4691.
Utica: (315) 798-5066
Rome: (315) 356-4755
YWCA Mohawk Valley
The YWCA Mohawk Valley is a nonsectarian membership organization dedicated to its mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The agency serves more than 15,000 individuals in Oneida and Herkimer counties each year. Services in Oneida County include:
· crisis services for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including 24-hour hotline, counseling, advocacy, and accompaniment
throughout all medical or legal procedures
· short and long term housing for domestic violence victims
· short and long term housing for runaway and homeless girls ages 16 to 21
· prevention education
Services in Herkimer County include:
· crisis services to adult and child victims of sexual violence, including 24-hour hotline, counseling, advocacy and accompaniment
throughout all legal or medical procedures
· prevention education
All services are free and confidential and provided without regard to gender, when the abuse occurred, or whether or not abuse was reported to authorities. For 24-hour assistance in Oneida County, call (315) 797-7740. In Herkimer County call (315) 866-4120.
For more information, contact the YWCA’s main offices at (315) 732-2159.