Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca
Family and Children’s Service supports, promotes and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families by providing high-quality, accessible mental health care and related social services, with a particular sensitivity toward the needs of children.
127 W. State St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax (607) 273-7484
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
55 Brown Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to community services for low-income pregnant and post-partum women and their children under five years of age. Breastfeeding support is available.
Child Development Council
Serving Tompkins and Cortland counties, the mission of the Child Development Council is to promote the healthy development of children and families at home, in child care and in the community. Resources for parents, expectant parents, and child care providers. Among other thiings, they can help with information about child care options and costs, help you find licensed and registered child care providers.
Their quarterly newsletter for parents is a useful resource.
Franziska Racker Centers
Franziska Racker Centers is a voluntary not-for-profit dedicated to creating opportunities for people with special needs. The Centers currently serve over 3,000 individuals of all ages from newborns to senior citizens with diverse strengths and needs and their families. Main service areas: Early Childhood, Clinical, Mental Health, Community Support, Residential and our Learning Initiative.
Parent to Parent
Contact: Gwen Riker
249 Glenwood Rd, Rm 3C33
Binghamton, NY 13905
Parent to Parent of New York State builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navigate and influence service systems and make informed decisions.
Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, and Tompkins.
Agri-Business Child Development (ABCD)
Founded in 1946 and committed to providing the highest quality early childhood education and social services to farm worker and other eligible families across New York State.
As a non-profit provider of high quality culturally and linguistically diverse child development services for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers, Agri-Business Child Development ensures that each child receives comprehensive educational, health and social services.
Locations: Batavia, Florida, Fredonia, Geneva, Goshen, Holley, Kingston, Lake Ontario, Middletown, New Paltz, Newfane, Red Creek, Seneca Falls
Office (607) 277-3203, Monday - Friday, 9-5
24 Hour Hotline: (607) 277-5000
P.O. Box 164 · Ithaca, New York 14851
The goal of the Advocacy Center is to help reduce the trauma that results from domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. We provide services for:
Children and teens who have been sexually abused, sexually harassed or raped
Adults who have been sexually assaulted, raped or harassed
Adult survivors of child sexual abuse
Adults who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused or stalked by an intimate partner
Teenagers who have experienced dating violence or have been stalked
Family and friends of a youth or adult who has experienced sexual abuse, sexual harassment or rape
Family and friends of adults and teenagers who have experienced domestic violence
Community members and professionals concerned about a youth or adult survivor of sexual abuse or assault
Community members and professionals concerned about a youth or adult who has experienced domestic violence
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Finger Lakes Women in Transition (WIT)
The Finger Lakes Women in Transition (WIT) sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Tompkins County is an organization created by mental health professionals, educators and women who themselves have navigated the divorce process (see founding members below). While divorce has become a choice, how to maneuver through the process remains challenging. Our goal is to provide knowledge to facilitate a clear and compassionate journey.
Would you like to participate in the efforts of the Office for the Aging to assist seniors and share the concerns of the older population in the community?
Please contact Lisa Holmes at (607) 274-5485 for questions and information.
Tompkins County Office for the Aging
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Human Services Annex Building
214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
737 Willow Ave. Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 277-RIDE / (607) 277-7433
TCAT TDD: (607) 277-9766.
To schedule an ADA Paratransit ride:
Front Desk: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m
Internet Access/Open Lab Times:
Mondays from 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
119 W. Court St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Ithaca College Gerontology Institute
New York StateWide Senior Action Council
Tompkins County Chapter to be rolled out in 2017!
A grassroots senior citizens advocacy organization that works on health care, Medicare, Social Security, long-term care, prescription drugs and other senior issues.
Statewide offices: http://www.nysenior.org/ and
on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/statewide.senioraction