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Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York
Adoptive and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone (AGAPE)
Program Contact: Tomasine Oliphant,
108 Main Street, Suite 5
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: (845) 679-9900; (888)354-1342

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 Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY)
189 Main Street, Third Floor
Oneonta, NY 13820

Intake is done through the Binghamton regional office: 607-217-5988

LSCNY does primarily housing, public benefits, consumer, education, and access to health care cases.  LSCNY currently does not handle Family Law cases.

Office for the Aging
6 Court Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: (607) 832-5750

The Office for the Aging is the agency charged with the responsibility of improving the quality of life for older Delaware County residents.  Utilizing a mixture of direct and subcontracted services, the agency has developed strategies that are intended to assist the most vulnerable of our seniors in being able to live as independently as possible in their own homes. The agency is also responsible for the general well-being of all elderly regardless of gender, race or income and has taken the role as educator as well as service providers in being smart planners and advocates for their personal well-being.

Delaware County Children and Adult SPOA Services
56 Shepard St
Walton, NY 13856
Phone: (607) 832-5731
Ellen Stewart, LGU, SPOA Services
Department of Social Services
111 Main St.
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: (607) 832-5300
Fax: (607) 832-6030

99 Main St.
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: (607) 832-5300
Fax: (607) 832-6033

The mission of the Delaware County Department of Social services is to provide economic assistance and opportunity as well as social service support to eligible families and individuals.

The Department of Social Services provides assistance and service support to meet individual and family needs in a timely and courteous manner so they may achieve the greatest degree of self-responsibility and independence possible.  Services include: Non-parent caregiver grant, SNAP (formerly food stamps), HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), Medicaid, Child Preventative and Protective Services, Adult Protective Services and Fostercare

County Mental Health Services
Adult Clinic
1 Hospital Rd.
Walton, NY 13856
Phone: (607) 832-5888
Fax: (607) 832-6081

Family & Children’s Services
56 Shepard Street
Walton, NY 13856
Phone:  (607) 832-5889
Fax: (607) 832-6082

The Delaware County Mental Health Clinic provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to adults, families, adolescents and children residing within Delaware County. The Clinic also offers consultation services to other county agencies. Crisis intervention and emergency care is provided.

Delaware County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services
34570 State Highway 10
Hamden, NY 13782
Phone: (607) 832-5890
Fax: 607-832-6080

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services are a medically supervised addictions outpatient treatment program serving the needs of all those whose lives have been affected by the abuse of alcohol and/or drugs.

Family Court
Delaware County Courthouse
3 Court Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: 607-746-2298
Fax: 646-963-6400

The Family Court hears and determines most legal issues involving children and families. There is a Family Court within each county of the State which is authorized to hear matters relating to: custody and visitation; monetary support for children, spouses, and ex-spouses; adoption; paternity; abuse and neglect of children; violence among family members; children accused of committing crimes; and children in need of supervision.

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego & Schoharie Counties
21 Liberty Street
Sidney, NY 13838
Phone: (607) 604-4071

Open Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Services Provided: Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties makes available a wide variety of services and programs to individuals and families who live in these three countries with special emphasis on the poor and vulnerable.

The programs and services available in Delaware County include the following:

  • Emergency Assistance/Caring Connections
  • Community Mediation and Dispute Resolution
  • Victims Impact Panel presentations
  • Mentoring program for at-risk youth

Delaware Opportunities Inc
35430 State Highway 10
Hamden, NY 13782
Phone: (607) 746 – 1600
John Eberhard, Executive Director

Services Provided: Delaware Opportunities provides services including, transportation, developmental disabilities respite and after school care, day care resource and referral and day care subsidies, foster parenting, independent living skills, Head Start, rental assistance, housing counseling, housing rehabilitation and first time home owner assistance, big buddy, parent education, healthy families, senior dining, domestic violence, rape crisis/sexual assault, employment and training, weatherization, family development, WIC, homeless and near homeless assistance, food bank, used clothing and household goods, car seat loaner, HEAP and information, referral, and advocacy services.