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Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes
Program Contact:  Ellen Wayne,
94 Exchange Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315)789-2686

This is a Permanency Resource Center (PRC) to serve post adoptive and post guardianship families. It cannot serve kinship families with custody or informal arrangements.

A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Program

Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes (LAFL)
361 South Main Street
One Franklin Square
Geneva NY 14456
Phone:  (866) 781- LAFL; (315) 781-1465
Fax: (315) 781-2565

Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes (LAFL) was established in 1978 to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and other vulnerable populations with civil legal problems. LAFL is affiliated with Legal Assistance of Western New York and serves qualified clients in five rural upstate New York counties – Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates.

Legal Assistance of Western NY (LawNY)
361 S. Main Street
PO Box 487
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-1465
Fax: (315) 781-2565

LawNY is a private, non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and to other vulnerable populations with civil legal problems. Serves callers from: Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates Counties.

Empire Justice Center (EJC) (formerly Public Interest Law Office of Rochester)
Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street, Suite 200
Rochester, NY  14614
Phone: (585) 454-4060
Fax: (585) 454-4019

Services Provided: Child Care, Child Support, Civil Legal Services, Civil Rights, Consumer & Community, Development, Disability Benefits, Domestic Violence, Education, Health, Housing, Immigrant Rights, and Public Benefits

Rural Law Center
22 U.S. Oval
Suite 203
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 561-5460
Phone: (866) 324-1183
Fax: (518) 561-5468

Since 1996, the Rural Law Center of New York (RLCNY) has been providing free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families statewide. The Rural Law Center’s legal staff is available to assist kinship caregivers from most upstate New York counties. Family members are welcome to contact our offices with any questions you may have regarding custody, visitation and other Family Court matters.  Our staff will provide legal advice and can assist you with the preparation of custody petitions and other common issues. Our services are made possible primarily with financial support from NYS Judiciary Civil Legal Services and the IOLA Fund of the State of New York.  The RLCNY serves every upstate county in New York except: Erie, Niagara, Monroe, Onondaga, Oneida, Broome, Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, and Westchester. We do not serve NYC or Long Island.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Site
Seneca Office
48 West Williams Street, 2nd Floor
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-4570

Promoting alternative dispute resolution processes that enable individuals, community/neighborhood groups, and organizations to resolve conflicts without litigation. Providing for the peaceful, non-violent, resolution of disputes through alternatives dispute resolution processes such as conciliation, mediation and arbitration by volunteers, consultants and the professional staff trained by the Center for Dispute Settlement.

Seneca County Office for the Aging
1 DiPronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165-1681
Phone: (315) 539-1766

The Office for the Aging provides a number of services, both directly and through subcontracts, for Seneca County residents 60 years of age and over such as: Information/Referral, Advocacy, Energy Assistance (HEAP), Tax Counseling/Assistance, Nutrition Education and Health Insurance Counseling.

Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau
1 DiPronio Dr.
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1790
Fax: (315) 539-1625

Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau is the HUB/PORT for youth and adult services. Our goal is to provide youth and adults with opportunities through information, programs and services. These opportunities will empower individuals to make informed decisions about their education, employment and career goals as they strive towards self sufficiency and development of a healthy, safe and nurturing lifestyle.

Children & Family Services (Seneca County DSS)
Human Services
Seneca County Office Building,
1 DiPronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1800
Seneca County Human Services, in collaboration with the community, provides access to resources, promotes equal opportunities, and empowers individuals and families toward greater self sufficiency and improved quality of life.  Assistance with Child Protective Services, Adult Protective Services, Family Aid and Fostercare, Prevention and Adoption services. Temporary Assistance which provides: Cash Assistance, SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), Medicaid, Heap, Emergency Aid to Families.

Seneca County Department of Public Health
Seneca County Health Building
31 Thurber Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1925
Fax: (315) 539-9493

To improve health by providing quality, preventive health programs and services to our residents in collaboration with community partners.  Together we encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent disease, and promote safe, healthy environments where we live, work and play in Seneca County. Services include: Early Intervention for children under 3 years and immunization clinics.

Mental Health Department
31 Thurber Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone: (315) 539-1980

Seneca County Community Counseling Center

Programs, Services & Information: Addictions Program, Domestic Violence Hotline 315-539-1607 or 1-800-688-7188 ext. 1607, Victim Witness-Domestic Violence ProgramYouth Counseling Services

Seneca County Family Court
48 W Williams St,
Waterloo, NY 13165
Phone:(315) 835-6231

Catholic Charities of Finger Lakes
94 Exchange Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 789-2235

Serving the counties of Cayuga, Ontario, Yates and Seneca from offices in Geneva, Canandaigua and Auburn, CCFL provides emergency assistance, operates HEAP and SSI-assistance programs in Cayuga County, offers TANF Case Management, parenting programs, child and foster care programs (supervised visitation), a community lunch program, and Social Justice programs and advocacy throughout the region.