Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Community Resources for Parents and Guardians

Important Phone Numbers

Alcoholics Anonymous 1-888-227-6237 
Child Abuse Reporting 1-800-342-3720 
Crisis Intervention Services (Psychiatric) 1-877-369-6699 
Domestic Violence (607) 432-4855 
Fire, Medical, or Police Emergency 911 
Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) (607) 433-2343 
AO Fox Hospital Emergency Room (607) 431-5000 
Bassett Medical Center Emergency Room (607) 547-3355 
NYSEG Emergency 1-800-572-1111 
Poison Control 1-800-222-1222 
Crisis Hotline (607) 432-4855 

Crisis Services

10-20 Depew Street          **24 hours/day, 7 days/week Provides advocacy and emergency housing for persons who are 
Oneonta, NY 13820           homeless or on the verge of homelessness. Provides emergency housing, assistance with finding
(607) 433-8318                 permanent housing and advocacy.**

3 West Broadway       **The Violence Intervention Program provides free, comprehensive support services to victims of  
Oneonta, NY 13820    domestic violence, sexual assault, and violent crimes.  The program promotes safe environments, self- 
607-433-8038            determination, self-worth and envisions a future where people are free from abuse and oppression**
Crisis Hotline: 607-432-4855, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Collect calls accepted. 

Recovery Resources

189 Main Street, Suite 101
Oneonta, NY 13820 
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30 pm 
607-432-0090 or 1-800-339-1894 

Oneonta                                                                        Cooperstown
242 Main St., 2nd Floor                                                  140 County Hwy 33W, Suite 1
Oneonta, NY 13820                                                        Cooperstown, NY 13326
M-W 8:30-6:00 (closed for lunch 12-1)                              W & F 9:00-4:30 (closed for lunch 12-1)
Th-F 8:30-4:30 (closed for lunch 12-1)                              Phone 607-547-1610
Phone 607-431-1030                                                           

Al-Anon-Otsego County 1-800-425-2666 
Elm Park Methodist Church
401 Chestnut St. Oneonta, NY 13820 
Meetings: Sundays 7:00 p.m. 

New York Meeting Hotline 1-866-378-3510

Oneonta                                                           Delhi
4 Academy  Street                                             84 Main Street 
Oneonta, NY 13820                                           Delhi, NY 13753 
607-441-3999                                                   607-746-3570 

Utilities Assistance

176 Main Street                   **Catholic Charities offers assistance with utility emergencies including electric shut-offs,
Oneonta, NY 13820             heating assistance, hot water, etc.  All other resources and programs must be exhausted 
607-432-0061                     prior to receiving assistance from Catholic Charities.**

197 Main Street #1              **HEAP is a federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program that may assist eligible
Cooperstown, NY 13326       candidates with fuel and utility assistance, emergency assistance and furnace repair
607-547-1700                      and replacement.** 

182 Roundhouse Road      **Weatherization is a home energy conservation program for low-income homeowners
Oneonta, NY 13820            and renters that can reduce home heating and electric usage.** 

182 Roundhouse Road       **Energy Opportunities is a home energy conservation service for households not eligible
Oneonta, NY 13820             for Weatherization that makes homes more energy efficient, affordable, comfortable and safe.**

Food Assistance

2 Genesee Street 
PO Box 328 
Cherry Valley, NY 13320 
Tuesday 9 – noon 
Saturday 10 – 1 pm 
By appointment in emergency. Please call.

Otsego County
Meadows Office Complex
140 Co. Hwy 33W
Cooperstown, NY 13326

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

A resource showing all Food Pantries in Otsego County.

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties
176 Main St. 
Oneonta, NY 13820
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).

Opportunities for Otesgo
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.

Medical Services

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

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

**New York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus.  Depending on your family's income, your child may be eligible to join either Children's Medicaid or Child Health Plus.  Both Children's Medicaid and Child Health Plus are available through dozens of providers throughout the state.**
1-800-698-4KIDS (1-800-698-4543)

**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.**

Head Start

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 9 locations throughout Otsego County. Eligibility is based on Federal Income Guidelines.
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