Childhelp® USA National Hotline
Childhelp® exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual
needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. Focus our efforts
on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
Family Counseling Service of the F.L., Inc.
165 E. Union St., Newark
Licensed, Master's-level counselors provide specialized assessment and
treatment services for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse.
National Children's Alliance
An alliance of more than 500 Children's Advocacy Centers throughout
the United States devoted to helping victims of child abuse.
NYS Child Abuse Hotline
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network
Reaching out for help is often the first step toward healing. RAINN
provides support for sexual assault victims and their loved ones.
Sex Offender Listing
View a listing of local sex offender information.
Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, Inc.
132 Harrison St., Newark
NYS Office of Children & Family Services and Department of Health
certified agency for the victims of domestic, sexual, stalking, dating
violence and child abuse services. All services are free and confidential.
Wayne County Department of Social Services
77 Water St., Lyons
The Wayne County Department Social Services provides:
Preventive Services for Children - are supportive and rehabilitative
services provided to children and their families: to avert an impairment
or disruption of a family which will or could result in the placement of
a child in foster care, to enable a child who has been in foster care to
return to his/her family at an earlier time than would otherwise be
possible, and/or to reduce the likelihood that a child who has been
discharged from foster care would return to such care.
Foster Care Services - are defined as assessing the need for, arranging
for, and providing for placement services to individuals under the age of
18 (under 21 in cases of children in foster care prior to age 18) in a foster
home or appropriate group facility as a result of a judicial determination
to the effect that continuation of care in a child.s own home would be
contrary to the welfare of such child, or at the request of the parent or
legal guardian. A foster care home or facility used for the care of children
shall be licensed by the state in which it is located or have been approved
by the agency of such state for licensing or certifying homes or
facilities of this type as meeting the standards of such licensing.
Adoption Services - are defined as assisting a child to secure an adoptive
home (through counseling with biological parents concerning the
surrender of a child for adoption); assisting a parent unwilling or unable
to care for a child to surrender such child for adoption or instituting legal
procedures to separate a child from his/her parent or parents under
appropriate circumstances and arranging for and providing legal services
to accomplish this purpose; the recruitment, study and evaluation of
interested prospective adoptive parents; training for prospective and
approved adoptive parents, evaluation of placement need, pre-placement
planning, selection and placement of available children; counseling
for families after placement; supervision of child and family for up to
twelve months following legal adoption including the counseling of the
child and adoptive parents during the period.
Child Protective Services - are defined as services on behalf of children
under the age of 18, including runaway children, who are harmed
or threatened with harm by a parent, guardian, or other person legally
responsible for the child's health and welfare (as defined by the Family
Court Act, section 1012g) through non-accidental physical or mental
injury, sexual abuse (as defined by State law), or negligent treatment or
maltreatment including the failure to provide adequate food, clothing,
or shelter. Runaway children are included where their status as a runaway
child is apparently the result of their abuse or maltreatment or
when their status is due to the unwillingness or inability of the parents
to continue to assume legal responsibilities and obligations.