||Parent Education & Support
180 East Union Street, Newark
The PINS (Persons in Need of Supervision) Diversion program serves
children from the ages of 8 to 17 and their families, in collaboration with
the Wayne County Probation Department and the Department of Social
Services are provided to at-risk youth who are determined to be eligible
for the program by the Department of Probation. Specific services
include in-depth assessment, bi-weekly home visits, regular contact
with school personnel and collaboration with other agencies.
Council on Alcoholism and Addictions of the Finger Lakes
165 E. Union St., 3rd Floor, Newark
620 W. Washington St., Geneva (Ontario County)
The Council on Alcoholism is designated by New York State as a community-based
alcohol/drug abuse prevention, education and information
and referral agency with the sole responsibility of combating alcohol
and drug abuse. The Council provides community-based education
and training services, an Environmental Prevention Initiative, a
Gambling Prevention Program, and ADPEP - an Alcohol/Drug Awareness
Program for at-risk youth arrested for underage drinking. The
Council provides classroom presentations, teacher trainings, parent
trainings, and youth counseling services. The agency has worked with
all the community action groups, local governments and schools, and
staff provide consultation, free literature on different issues of drug
abuse, and information and referral services.
FACT Program - Department of Aging and Youth
1519 Nye Rd., Lyons
Families and Communities Together provides services for families that
deal with emotional and behavioral challenges of children in grades K-8.
FACT is an interagency initiative designed to assist families of children
who are having difficulty in their home, school, or community; who
have numerous complex needs; or who are not making adequate progress
despite multiple agency involvement. FACT will provide needed services
that include case management, service coordination, advocacy,
parent education, and family support.
Family Counseling Service of the F.L., Inc.
165 E. Union St., Newark
6692 Middle Rd., Suite 2200, Sodus
Licensed, Master.s-level counselors work with children, adolescents
and families to help resolve such problems as parent-child conflicts,
school achievement or behavior problems, ADHD issues, relationship
difficulties, and other personal and family challenges.
Finger Lakes Parent Network
25 Steuben St., Bath
Respite, or temporary care for the identified youth and his/her siblings,
is provided in order to give parents a break. Respite is provided on a
planned basis in the family home or by using community recreational
facilities. A sitter/companion model is used wherein a trained individual
is matched with the child and family to provide respite. Any child or
youth with an emotional, behavioral and/or mental disorder and his/her
family residing in Wayne County is eligible for free services. No diagnosis
or referral necessary.
731 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva
Happiness House is an educational, health and human service organization
that excels in providing the highest quality integrated programs
and services to children and adults with and without disabilities, to
their families and to the Finger Lakes community.
Parents Without Partners of Greater Rochester
P.O. Box 204, Fairport
Provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing
personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others
by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange
of parenting techniques.
Roosevelt Childrens Center - Wayne ARC
848 Peirson Ave., Newark
A private not- for profit parent based organization providing early intervention
and preschool services for children birth through 5 with and
without disabilities. Services include evaluations, preschool education,
therapy services, service coordination, autism supports, daycare, and
UPK. Services can be provided at home, in the community or at our
center. Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
150 Van Buren St., Newark
Provides various support groups to individuals and families with development
Wayne CAP, Inc.
7190 Ridge Rd., Sodus
Youth & Family Intervention Program: Programs offers Early HeadStart,
a program offering services to pregnant women, newborns to 3 years
and families. EGG (Encouraging Great Growth) pre-and post-natal childbirth
education with speakers to connect with resources. PINE (Parents
Interested in Nurturing Effectively) positive strageties to enhance
parenting skills to help discipline issues and helps strengthened family
bond and Youth Intervention Services - intensive parenting education
and home-based family support education, family development/empowerment
support and advocacy services for families and children. Assisting
Children in Transition (ACT): program for children whose parents
are experiencing divorce. Guiding Good Choices: workshops for
parents of children 9-14. Staying Connected with your Teen: workshops
for parents of teenagers.
Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth
1519 Nye Rd., Suite 300, Lyons
Encourages a positive future for all young people by establishing and
maintaining collaborations with other agencies to ensure that Wayne
County provides the best services available. Provides information and
services to all youth under 21 years of age in Wayne County. Youth
programs in Wayne County encompass a wide variety of services
including youth development, family counseling, crisis management,
mental health counseling to name a few. Contact the Wayne County
Department of Aging & Youth to obtain information in regard to the
services available for youth and their families in Wayne County.
Wayne County Rural Health Network
Driving Park Avenue, Newark
Host Mother' and Children's Health and Kids' Karnival health fairs throughout the year providing educational information on healthcare, child safety and connections with child centered organizations to promote health and wellness in youth.