Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Important Phone Numbers
CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICE (Psychiatric) 1-877-369-6699 
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (607) 432-4855 
FIRE, Medical, or Police EMERGENCY 911 
NYSEG EMERGENCY 1-800-572-1111 
POISON CONTROL 1-800-222-1222 
CRISIS HOTLINE: (607) 432-4855 

(1) LEAF Council on Addictions 
80 Water St. Oneonta, NY 13820 
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30 pm 
(607) 432-0090 or 1-800-339-1894 

(2) Addiction Recovery Services 
242 Main St., 2nd Floor
Oneonta, NY 13820
M-F 830-430 (closed for lunch 12-1)
M-W until 7pm by apt only.

140 County Hwy 33W, Suite 1
Cooperstown, NY 13326
M-W 830-430 (closed for lunch 12-1)

Adult Services: (607) 431-1030 
Children’s Services: (607) 433-2334 OR (607) 547-1610 

(3)Al-Anon-Otsego 1-800-425-2666 
Elm Park Methodist Church
 401 Chestnut St. Oneonta, NY 13820 
Meetings: Sundays 8:00 p.m. 

(4) Nar-Anon: 
First United Methodist Church 
66 Chestnut St.
Cooperstown, NY 13820 
Sundays 7:00 p. m. 
Phone: (800) 591-6474 

5. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties 
The Turning Point       The Turning Point 
22 Elm St.       67 Main Street 
Oneonta, NY 13820       Delhi, NY 13753 
(607) 267- 4437       (607) 267-4435 
Hours: M-F 9AM- 4:30PM F


Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 
542 Main St. Oneonta, NY 13820 
(607) 432-5525

Compassionate Friends 
First United Methodist Church 
66 Chestnut St. Oneonta, NY 13820 
(607) 433-2492

Dealing and Healing (A monthly grief support group for children and teen)
Hospice Office 1 Reynolds St 
Oneonta, NY 13820  
Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:30


Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties
176 Main Street             21 Liberty Street 
Oneonta, NY 13820       Sidney, NY 13838 
607-432-0061                 607-401-4071 
Catholic Charities offers assistance with utility emergencies including electric shut-offs, heating assistance, hot water, etc. All other resources and programs must be exhausted prior to receiving assistance from Catholic Charities.

HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)
 (607) 547-1700, 1-800-422-2512 
HEAP is a federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program that may assist eligible candidates with fuel and utility assistance, emergency assistance and furnace repair and replacement. 

Weatherization  (607) 433-0444 
The Weatherization Program is designed to help make your home more energy efficient, warmer and safer. Weatherization is available to income eligible homeowners and renters.


Cherry Valley Daily Bread Food Pantry 
The Community Center 
2 Genesee Street 
PO Box 328 29 Cherry Valley, NY 13320 
Hours: T 9 – noon and Sat 10 – 1 pm 
By appointment in emergency. Please call

Food Stamps Otsego County Dept. of Social Services 
(607) 547-1700 Toll free: 1 - (800) 422-2512 
Mailing Address             Physical Address 
197 Main St.                   Meadows Office Complex 
Cooperstown, NY 13326 1410    County Hwy 33W 
Cooperstown, NY 13326

New York State Food Stamp Hotline: 1-800-342-3009 
If you are having trouble getting Food Stamps, call for information and help. No charge.

Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP)
Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties
176 Main St. Oneonta, NY 607-386-3562 
The main focus of the program is to provide outreach to the lower income community and food insecure families and individuals and connect them to food and nutrition resources in their area within the county (food pantries, meal programs, etc.). The program also provides at home assistance for those who want to apply, re-apply, or recertify for SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps).

(WIC) Women, Infants and Children 
Phone: (607) 433-8071 
WIC provides supplemental food, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and families with children under the age of 5 years old. Must meet income eligibility. Call for specific income requirements. This program stresses nutrition education and gives a family a voucher to purchase formula and nutritious food.

Milford Clothing Bank 
First United Methodist Church 
86 N Main Street Milford, NY 
Hours: 11am W/Sat., 4:30pm TH 
Free clothing, toys, household goods

SPCA Better Exchange Thrift Shop 
4841 State Hwy 28 Cooperstown, NY 

Head Start: (607) 433-8055 A comprehensive preschool program that helps children from low-income families develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school. The program promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children ages 3 through 5. There are 11 locations throughout Otsego County. Eligibility is based on Federal Income Guidelines. 
Emergency Housing Assistance Program: (607) 433-8337 
Hotline: (607) 433-8318, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week Provides advocacy and emergency housing for persons who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness. Provides emergency housing, assistance with finding permanent housing and advocacy.  

Violence Intervention Program: (607) 433-8038 Hotline: (607) 432-4855, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Collect calls accepted. The Violence Intervention Program provides free and confidential services to victims of sexual assault, rape, date rape, incest, intimate partner violence and family violence or any innocent victim of a crime. Adults and children who have experienced trauma in the form of physical, emotional, psychological or verbal abuse will be provided confidential support and services. Offers: a staffed domestic violence shelter, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy and court accompaniment, crime victim board compensation assistance, domestic violence and sexual assault prevention education for schools and community organizations, and volunteer opportunities. Also offers transitional housing to victims who qualify for these services.

Cherry Valley Community Health Center 
2 Main Street Cherry Valley, NY 13320 
(607) 264-3036 
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 
Wednesday, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
A private, primary care, health facility for the whole family. Medical exams/services, immunizations, referrals. Medicaid accepted.

Child Health Plus Insurance Plan Depending on the family’s income, children (under age 19) may be eligible to join either Child Health Plus A (formerly Medicaid) or Child Health Plus B (a managed care plan). Plan A has no cost to the family. Premiums for Plan B are on a sliding scale. No co-payments or deductibles are required. Covered are: regular doctor visits, immunizations, emergency care, x rays, lab tests, prescriptions, sick visits, rehabilitation therapy, in-patient hospital care, dental trauma/care and mental health care. One application per household. Proof of income, residency, birth certificate required. In Otsego area, call an enrollment coordinator at Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network (1-800-231-0744) for information and assistance. For other areas, call 1-800-698-4-KIDS for referral to the nearest enrollment coordinator.

Family Service Association of Oneonta 
277 Chestnut Street Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 432-2870 
Provides limited emergency assistance for essential prescriptions and medications to lower income families or those dealing with crisis. Applying for Medicaid recommended, but not required for assistance. Call for information.

Medicaid Transportation Medical Answering Service 1-866-333-1030 Transportation to and from medical, optical, dental and psychological services available for Medicaid patients. Call in advance to make arrangements. A full 3 business days’ notice is required. Some out of county travel available in special circumstances with doctor’s referral. No charge.

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