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Catholic Charities of Steuben

23 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14810

Main: (607) 776-8085 Fax: (607) 776-4092
Email: ccsteuben@dor.org Website: www.catholiccharitiessteuben.org
Management:  Laura Opelt, Executive Director

Non-profit organization providing a number of needed programs and services in the community with a priority toward the poor. Through a variety of programs, works to ensure that people have food, clothing, shelter, medical services, and the ability to achieve a decent standard of living.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF STEUBEN
23 Liberty Street, Bath NY 14810 (607) 776-8085
MENTORING PROGRAM -
Offers volunteer mentors who provide ongoing support and guidance to help move the individuals or families towards self-sufficiency through weekly meetings that help individuals to identify dreams, to look at personal strengths, and to start thinking in terms of a life-long plan. Provided in a supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere step-by step plans are developed, obstacles examined, and people learn about setting goals and taking the action steps necessary to gain and sustain employment. No fee. Call for information.
Volunteer Opportunities: Needs mentors to work with families and individuals and help them towards self-sufficiency.

SUPPORTING HOME AND PARENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (SHAPE) -
Provides in-home guidance, instruction and support to parents with children at-risk of out-of-home placement because of neglect or abuse. Staff visits family in their homes, providing individualized instruction tailored to the parents' strengths and needs. Focus is placed upon effective parenting, child development needs, safe and constructive discipline techniques, basic life skills, family management, and building self-esteem and self-confidence as parents. No fee. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must have a child at risk of out of home placement.

Area Served: Steuben County.

BATH AREA HOPE FOR YOUTH
8 E Morris Street, Bath NY 14810 (607) 776-6441
JOHN SOUTHARD YOUTH RECREATION SUMMER COMMISSION PROGRAM -
Provides a recreation program that engages youth in physical, artistic, and mental/social interaction as well as providing a means for drug free activities. No fee. Call for information.
Eligibility: Must reside in Steuben County and be 5-18 years.

PREVENTION EDUCATOR -
Provides substance abuse prevention and education services in schools, through community and summer youth programs. No fee. Call for appointment.
Eligibility: Must be, or have students in, grades K-8.

Area Served: Steuben County.

BATH COMMUNITY CHILD CARE DAY CARE
36 E Morris Street, Bath NY 14810 (607) 776-7387
DAY CARE -
Offers developmentally appropriate, structured activities, with an emphasis on learning, music instruction, arts and crafts, filed trips, and outdoor activities in a safe and nurturing environment. Sliding scale. Payment arrangements may be possible. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must be 6 weeks-12 years for child care and 5-12 years for extended care.

Area Served: Primarily the Town of Bath and surrounding towns.
Handicapped Accessible.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES TURNING POINT BATH
23 Liberty Street, Bath NY 14810 (607) 776-4575
BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2013 -
Back to school supplies are available to students in August. This program is offered in collaboration with AmeriCorps Kids First Initiative. Accepting donations of back packs and school supplies. No fee. Must sign-up ahead of time by completing an application.
Eligibility: Students must be in kindergarten through 12th grade. BATH OFFICE - Students must be residents of Avoca, Bath, Cameron, Hammondsport, Kanona, Prattsburgh, Pulteney, or Savona. HORNELL OFFICE - Students registered with the Arkport, Canisteo-Greenwood, Hornell, or Wayland-Cohocton School Districts.

FINANCIAL AND INCOME BASED SERVICES -
Offers short-term assistance to low-income families with utility shutoffs, emergency prescriptions, transportation, clothing, school supplies, and various other needs according to available resources. Works closely with families, the utility companies, and other service organizations to work out solutions to provide the needed help. In the case of a utility problem such as reconnecting power or preventing a shutoff, negotiations with the utility company may be possible where the family pays a portion of the cost and the program pays part. No fee. Call for appointment or walk-in.
Eligibility: Must meet eligibility guidelines.

FINANCIAL COUNSELING -
Provides help to individuals and families to gain a better understanding of managing a household budget, which positions them for future financial success. No fee. Call for appointment.
Eligibility: None.

FOOD PANTRY -
Provides low income individuals who are having difficulty obtaining adequate food to meet the dietary needs of their family. Accepts food, baby food/formula and diaper donations. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Go to site closest to town of residence. No one is turned away.
Volunteer Opportunities: Help is needed to sort and pack food, perform clerical duties and food pantry deliveries. Holiday related volunteer opportunities.

NUTRITION OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (NOEP) -
Provides prescreening and application assistance to families trying to access the Food Stamp Program and can assist families all the way through the application process if extra help is needed. No fee. Call for appointment or walk-in.
Eligibility: None.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES -
Offers bus tokens to individuals in need of transportation assistance for non-emergency medical appointments, finding employment, groceries, and applying or re-certifying for services at a human service agency. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Must reside in Steuben County, have no other means of transportation and not be eligible for transportation assistance through another program. A limited number of tokens are available each month.

Area Served: Primarily the City of Corning and surrounding towns.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES TURNING POINT CORNING
39 W William Street, Corning NY 14830 (607) 962-0704
FINANCIAL AND INCOME BASED SERVICES -
Offers short-term assistance to low-income families with utility shutoffs, emergency prescriptions, transportation, clothing, school supplies, and various other needs according to available resources. Works closely with families, the utility companies, and other service organizations to work out solutions to provide the needed help. In the case of a utility problem such as reconnecting power or preventing a shutoff, negotiations with the utility company may be possible where the family pays a portion of the cost and the program pays part. No fee. Call for appointment or walk-in.
Eligibility: Must meet eligibility guidelines.

FINANCIAL COUNSELING -
Provides help to individuals and families to gain a better understanding of managing a household budget, which positions them for future financial success. No fee. Call for appointment.
Eligibility: None.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES -
Offers bus tokens to individuals in need of transportation assistance for non-emergency medical appointments, finding employment, groceries, and applying or re-certifying for services at a human service agency. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Must reside in Steuben County, have no other means of transportation and not be eligible for transportation assistance through another program. A limited number of tokens are available each month.

Area Served: Primarily the City of Hornell and surrounding towns.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES TURNING POINT HORNELL
20 Elm Street, Hornell NY 14843 (607) 324-3457
BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2013 -
Back to school supplies are available to students in August. This program is offered in collaboration with AmeriCorps Kids First Initiative. Accepting donations of back packs and school supplies. No fee. Must sign-up ahead of time by completing an application.
Eligibility: Students must be in kindergarten through 12th grade. BATH OFFICE - Students must be residents of Avoca, Bath, Cameron, Hammondsport, Kanona, Prattsburgh, Pulteney, or Savona. HORNELL OFFICE - Students registered with the Arkport, Canisteo-Greenwood, Hornell, or Wayland-Cohocton School Districts.

FINANCIAL AND INCOME BASED SERVICES -
Offers short-term assistance to low-income families with utility shutoffs, emergency prescriptions, transportation, clothing, school supplies, and various other needs according to available resources. Works closely with families, the utility companies, and other service organizations to work out solutions to provide the needed help. In the case of a utility problem such as reconnecting power or preventing a shutoff, negotiations with the utility company may be possible where the family pays a portion of the cost and the program pays part. No fee. Call for appointment or walk-in.
Eligibility: Must meet eligibility guidelines.

FINANCIAL COUNSELING -
Provides help to individuals and families to gain a better understanding of managing a household budget, which positions them for future financial success. No fee. Call for appointment.
Eligibility: None.

FOOD PANTRY -
Provides low income individuals who are having difficulty obtaining adequate food to meet the dietary needs of their family. Accepts food, baby food/formula and diaper donations. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Go to site closest to town of residence. No one is turned away.
Volunteer Opportunities: Help is needed to sort and pack food, perform clerical duties and food pantry deliveries. Holiday related volunteer opportunities.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES -
Offers bus tokens to individuals in need of transportation assistance for non-emergency medical appointments, finding employment, groceries, and applying or re-certifying for services at a human service agency. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Must reside in Steuben County, have no other means of transportation and not be eligible for transportation assistance through another program. A limited number of tokens are available each month.

Area Served: Allegany County.

KINSHIP FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICES - BELMONT
1 Schuyler Street, Belmont NY 14813 (585) 268-5616
SUPPORTING HOME AND PARENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (SHAPE) -
Provides in-home guidance, instruction and support to parents with children at-risk of out-of-home placement because of neglect or abuse. Staff visits family in their homes, providing individualized instruction tailored to the parents' strengths and needs. Focus is placed upon effective parenting, child development needs, safe and constructive discipline techniques, basic life skills, family management, and building self-esteem and self-confidence as parents. No fee. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must have a child at risk of out of home placement.

THERAPUTIC FOSTER HOME PROGRAM -
Offers therapeutic foster homes that specializes in the care of children with emotional and behavioral health care needs, residential diagnostic care services for children as an alternative to in-patient psychiatric hospitalization, or other out-of-home placement., and aftercare services for children transitioning from foster care back to their family/home environment including intensive case management services, working with the child and parents, school district, and other agencies as needed. Sliding scale. Payment arrangements may be possible.
Eligibility: Must be 5-12 for residential diagnostic care.
Volunteer Opportunities: Anyone interested in providing special care and support to a child/children in need, call for information about becoming a Kinship Foster Home.

Area Served: Allegany, Chemung, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates Counties.
Handicap accessible.

KINSHIP FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICES - HORNELL
6251 County Route 64, Hornell NY 14843 (607) 324-0909
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM -
Offers OASAS licensed community residences and supportive living apartments for those recovering from chemical dependency in order to offer additional support as they transition themselves during their recovery, back into a community setting. Sliding scale. Payment arrangements may be possible. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must be 18 or older.

SUPPORTING HOME AND PARENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (SHAPE) -
Provides in-home guidance, instruction and support to parents with children at-risk of out-of-home placement because of neglect or abuse. Staff visits family in their homes, providing individualized instruction tailored to the parents' strengths and needs. Focus is placed upon effective parenting, child development needs, safe and constructive discipline techniques, basic life skills, family management, and building self-esteem and self-confidence as parents. No fee. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must have a child at risk of out of home placement.

THERAPUTIC FOSTER HOME PROGRAM -
Offers therapeutic foster homes that specializes in the care of children with emotional and behavioral health care needs, residential diagnostic care services for children as an alternative to in-patient psychiatric hospitalization, or other out-of-home placement., and aftercare services for children transitioning from foster care back to their family/home environment including intensive case management services, working with the child and parents, school district, and other agencies as needed. Sliding scale. Payment arrangements may be possible.
Eligibility: Must be 5-12 for residential diagnostic care.
Volunteer Opportunities: Anyone interested in providing special care and support to a child/children in need, call for information about becoming a Kinship Foster Home.

Area Served: Yates County.

KINSHIP FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICES - PENN YAN
210 Keuka Street, Penn Yan NY 14527 (315) 536-6632
KIDS ADVENTURE TIME (KAT) -
Serves as the lead agency for the Coordinated Childrens Services Initiative (CCSI) consortium; organizing and conducting a five week, 15 day, summer and school break educational and recreational experience for children throughout the county. The focus of this program is on social and life skills and community involvement. No fee. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Yates County.

SUPPORTING HOME AND PARENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (SHAPE) -
Provides in-home guidance, instruction and support to parents with children at-risk of out-of-home placement because of neglect or abuse. Staff visits family in their homes, providing individualized instruction tailored to the parents' strengths and needs. Focus is placed upon effective parenting, child development needs, safe and constructive discipline techniques, basic life skills, family management, and building self-esteem and self-confidence as parents. No fee. Call for an intake appointment.
Eligibility: Must have a child at risk of out of home placement.

THERAPUTIC FOSTER HOME PROGRAM -
Offers therapeutic foster homes that specializes in the care of children with emotional and behavioral health care needs, residential diagnostic care services for children as an alternative to in-patient psychiatric hospitalization, or other out-of-home placement., and aftercare services for children transitioning from foster care back to their family/home environment including intensive case management services, working with the child and parents, school district, and other agencies as needed. Sliding scale. Payment arrangements may be possible.
Eligibility: Must be 5-12 for residential diagnostic care.
Volunteer Opportunities: Anyone interested in providing special care and support to a child/children in need, call for information about becoming a Kinship Foster Home.

Area Served: Steuben County.

STEUBEN COUNCIL ON ADDICTIONS
8 E Morris Street, Bath NY 14810 (607) 776-6441
ACTIVE PARENTING -
Offers a six session parenting program designed to increase family cohesion, decrease family fighting, and achieve greater school attachment and increased self-esteem in families. The information is delivered through videos, group discussion, and family homework activities. No fee. Call for appointment or walk-in.
Eligibility: None.

ASSESSMENTS/REFERRAL PROGRAM -
Provides drug and alcohol assessments for any person in need of assistance with their substance abuse problem. Referrals are made to area treatment facilities when rehabilitation is necessary. No fee. Call for information.
Eligibility: None.

DRINKING DRIVING PROGRAM (DDP) -
Offers a court mandated, seven-week educational program that covers many aspects of the traffic system and drinking and driving with weekly classroom sessions. Each participant is required to have an assessment done to determine if they should be evaluated further for treatment of an alcohol or other drug problem. No fee. Call for information.
Eligibility: None.

PREVENTION COUNSELING -
Provides prevention counseling throughout the school day, three to five days per week, depending on the district. Counselors are assigned to schools as non-authoritative and non-threatening positive adult role models for students. Counseling takes the form of one-to-one contact or group counseling, role modeling, positive reinforcement, etc., depending on the students age level and needs. Length of involvement may range from one month to a year or more, depending on the student's needs. No fee. Call for information.
Eligibility: Child must be enrolled in a participating school district.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SERVICES -
Offers prevention education training to teachers, schools, service groups, parents, human service agencies, business and industry, and other community organizations. Custom designed programs can be established to meet specific needs of any group. No fee. Call for information.
Eligibility: None.

RESOURCE LIBRARY -
Offers a multimedia resource library consisting of drug and alcohol information, videos, audio-cassettes and brochures/pamphlets. No fee. Call for information or walk-in.
Eligibility: None.

Area Served: Primarily Southern Steuben County including the towns of Cameron, Cameron Mills, Canisteo, Greenwood, Jasper, Rexville, Troupsburg, and Woodhull. Will help outside of this area if no other resources are available.
Handicap accessible.

STEUBEN COUNTY RURAL MINISTRY
34 W Main Street, Canisteo NY 14823 (607) 698-4725
BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2013 -
Provides new socks and new underwear along with limited school supplies to children as they begin the school year. Accepting donations of school clothes, new socks and underwear, and school supplies such as pens, pencils, notebooks, etc to be provided to children for school. No fee. Walk in Aug 19-Sep 6 and request assistance. Donations accepted anytime.
Eligibility: Primarily services Southern Steuben County. No one is turned away.

FOOD PANTRY -
Provides low income individuals who are having difficulty obtaining adequate food to meet the dietary needs of their family. Accepts food, baby food/formula and diaper donations. No fee. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Go to site closest to town of residence. No one is turned away.
Volunteer Opportunities: Help is needed to sort and pack food, perform clerical duties and food pantry deliveries. Holiday related volunteer opportunities.

MATERIAL RESOURCES -
Offers good used clothing and household items to residents in need. No fee. Donation accepted. Walk-in.
Eligibility: Primarily residents of Southern Steuben County including the towns of Cameron, Cameron Mills, Canisteo, Greenwood, Jasper, Rexville, Troupsburg, and Woodhull. Must not be eligible to receive assistance from another program and be able to demonstrate need.
Volunteer Opportunities: Need for sorting and hanging clothes, bagging clothes and/or food for client, keeping place in order.

Area Served: Primarily Southern Steuben County including the towns of Cameron, Cameron Mills, Canisteo, Greenwood, Jasper, Rexville, Troupsburg, and Woodhull. Will help outside of this area if no other resources are available.
Handicap accessible.


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