- Guernsey Memorial Library-Books from Birth
Books from Birth makes sure children can get a free book delivered to their house, through mail, every month. This service is provided in multiple places. This includes the United States, the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Canada, and Australia.
- The Place-KIDS Program
- The Place-Chenango Youth Philanthropy Council
This program is a county-wide youth engagement program that teaches Junior and Senior high students about Chenango county and the needs of the community. Participants become more aware of their surroundings, gain an understanding of volunteerism and the impact it has on society, and learn about funding, and the challenges of non-profit organizations. Unadilla Valley, Norwich, and Sherburne - Earlville high schools are the current council locations.
- Camp Fiver - Long Term Educational Support Program
Camp Fiver helps participants grow along three main pathways; healthy choices, education and career success, and service and leadership. While growing on these pathways, this program includes cultivating social emotional learning skills. These skills being learned helps participants have improved attitudes about themselves and display higher rates of positive classroom behavior. These SEL skills lead to reduced risk of failure, such as fewer conduct problems, less emotional stress, and lower drug use. People who attend this program are generally from Chenango and Madison County.
- Cornell Cooperative Extension-Grow Cook Serve-Nutritional Program
This program puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social wellbeing. They bring local experience and research- based solutions together, helping families and communities thrive in the world.
- Cornell Cooperative Extension-Grow Cook Serve
This program helps provide fresh, local grown produce to income restricted families by donating produce from local farms and gardens.
- Madison Rural Health Council- Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First-Aid is a training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance use issues.This program teaches participants common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in age groups, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges, how to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis, how to connect the youth with help and expanded content on trauma, substance use, self-care, and the impact of social media and bullying.
- Norwich Family YMCA- Camp Thompson
This program is for children entering Kindergarten through fifth grade and provides new experiences, friendships, and helps children learn to love the outdoors.
- Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc.- Girl Scout Community Day Camp
- Rural Health Network of SCNY-Connection to Care
Connection to Care, or CTC, provides financial assistance to qualifying residents of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Tioga counties for transportation to health-related services. A staff member conducts an intake to identify the transportation need and determine all possible transportation options. The call center staff member then works with the individual to develop and help finance a customized, cost-effective, and appropriate transportation solution. The individual in need helps to determine if and how much he or she can contribute to the cost of the transportation.
- Chenango Health Network- Prescription Assistance Program
This program helps Chenango County residents that are uninsured or do not have enough money get medicine for long-term use. Pharmaceutical manufacturer companies offer free medicines to individuals who do not have prescription insurance and who meet specific guidelines established by the company. Individuals must complete and submit applications directly to the manufacturer to be considered for free medicines. Chenango Health Network helps individuals to work through this system by completing and submitting applications on their behalf to the appropriate company.
- Catholic Charities-Options Counseling
This counseling program offers affordable and reliable counseling and therapy sessions. These sessions cover stress, high anxiety, depression, social isolation, family relations, and academic issues in children, adolescents, and adults. There are catholic charities that provide reliable counseling in many counties including Chenango, Broome, and Madison County.
- Chenango Health Network-Financial Assistance Program
The Financial Assistance Program for Cancer Patients helps Chenango county residents with a cancer diagnosis pay for their treatment and other needs related to their diagnosis. Chenango Health Network (CHN) receives donations from community organizations, businesses and individuals to assist those diagnosed with cancer. CHN uses all of these donated funds to pay for the needs of their clients.
- Family Planning of SCNY-Access to Health Care
Family planning of SCNY has a mission to advocate and provide information, education, and health care services to families and organizations in their region. Family planning has a benefit program that provides family planning health care to men and women of childbearing age with incomes up to 223% of the federal poverty level.
- Greene Central School-Blessings in Backpack
Blessings in Backpack is a non-profit organization that feeds school children in the United States who currently are fed during the week on the federally funded free and reduced Meal Program and are at risk of going hungry on the weekends. Its mission is to mobilize communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. The program works with elementary school-aged children whose families cannot afford enough food. Better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance have all been attributed to the success of this program.
- Liberty Resources-Help Restore Hope Freedom Fund
Lend support and offer free and confidential services to put you and your loved ones on the road to a safer, happier and more independent life.The Help Restore Hope Center is completed by a team of advocates, volunteers, therapists and nurses who work towards empowering the people they work with. Help Restore Center makes sure people are heard.
- American Red Cross- Disaster Service and Preparedness
After a disaster, the Red Cross turns to helping people recover. They work with community leaders, government and relief agencies to execute recovery strategies. They provide emergency financial assistance in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, distribute financial assistance for households that need help long-term, and provide grants for community based recovery services.
- Chenango County Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens
- Catholic Charities-Roots and Wings
Roots & Wings is an emergency services and self-sufficiency program which provides food security programs, emergency housing services and prescription assistance for individuals and families in need. This program seeks to offer a self-help center where people can get assistance with immediate needs, as well as resources to help them become self-sufficient. Roots and Wings provides disaster response, a food pantry, a thrift store, prescription assistance, and government food benefits.
- 2-1-1 Information and Referral Hotline
- Chenango United Way Community Impact Initiatives (Dental Task Force, ALICE, Foster Care Bag Initiative, Micro Loan Project and Other Initiatives)
-The Chenango County Micro-Loan Project provides small, interest free loans of up to $2000 to people in case of an unexpected emergency. These loans can be used for things such as car/home repairs, medical/dental expenses, security deposits, small business emergencies, training or licensing or exam fees, and tuition assistance. These loans are not generally intended to aid an applicant with recurring expenses such as food,rent or utilities. Anyone who fits the following criteria may apply for a loan:
- Has a primary mailing address
- Is at LEAST 18 years of age
- Have a source of sustained income