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Available agencies and programs in Tompkins County

 

 

 

 

Emergency Services

For help you can always call 211

Advocacy Center Hotline (607) 277-5000

Human Services Coalition (607) 273-8686 

Ithaca City Police (607) 272-3245

National Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Information Center (800) 784-6776

NYS Child Protective Services (800) 342-3720

Suicide Prevention & Crisis (607) 272-1616

Tompkins County Department of Social Services (607) 274-5680

Tompkins County Sheriff (607) 272-2444

Contents

Clothing....................................................................................................3-5

Court…......................................................................................................6-7

Domestic Violence Help...........................................................................................................8

Education...................................................................................................9-11

Employment….........................................................................................12-15

Financial Services and Assistance.........................................................16-17

Food....................................................................................................18-21

Furniture.................................................................................................22

Housing.................................................................................................23-26

ID Assistance.........................................................................................27-28

Law Enforcement...................................................................................29

Legal Assistance................................................................................... 30

Medical Needs and Healthcare…..........................................................31-34

Mental Health........................................................................................ 35-36

Mentorship and Family Reunification.................................................... 37-38

Recreation and Leisure.........................................................................39-42

Substance Abuse..................................................................................

Transportation.......................................................................................

Veteran Programs.................................................................................


CLOTHING

Thrift Stores

Evergreen Ithaca

609 W Clinton St, Unit 111, Ithaca, NY 14850

Sat-Sun 12pm-4; Thurs-Fri 12pm-5pm

Evergreen Ithaca | Sustainability Blog | Ithaca New York (evergreenithacany.com)

 

Ithaca ReUse Center

214 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-9699

Sun-Sat 10am-6pm

www.ithacareuse.org

Jillian’s Drawers

171 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-1237

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm

https://jilliansdrawers.com/ 

Mary Durham Boutique – Women’s Opportunity Center

110 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-256-9957

Open Tues-Sat 10am-5pm

www.womensopportunity.org/boutique/boutique-info

ReUse MegaCenter (Triphammer Location)

2255 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-9699

Sun-Sat 10am-6pm

www.ithacareuse.org

Salvation Army

381 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

800-728-7825

Mon-Sat 9am-4:45pm

www.satruck.org

The Vintage Industry-within Pastimes Antiques

215 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Wed-Sat 12pm-6; Sun 12pm-5pm

 

Thrifty Shopper

376 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-220-1992

Mon-Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 11am-5pm

www.ishopthrifty.org/ithaca-thrifty-shopper

Free Clothing

Catholic Charities

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-5062

Tues-Thurs 1pm-3:30pm

www.catholiccharitiestt.org

The clothing closet is free of charge and is available to all Tompkins County residents. Each person is allowed 10 articles of clothing every month. Each person can also receive a bag of personal care products (dishwashing liquid, shampoo, laundry detergent, toilet paper and soap) once every two months. One bag of diapers every two months is also available-infant must be in the household full-time and you must bring either the child’s birth certificate or your DSS budget sheet.

 Learning Web (Youth Outreach & Good Threads Clothing Closet)

330 West Buffalo St, Ithaca NY 14850

607-275-0122

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.learning-web.org

For those between the ages of 16-24

OAR

230 South Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

www.oartompkins.org

OAR has a small closet available of clothes received as donations. There are various sizes for men, women, and children when available.

Southern Tier Aid Program (STAP)

314 W State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-4098

Mon-Fri 11:30am-5pm Closed Wednesdays

Southern Tier AIDS Program (stapinc.org)

Women’s Opportunity Center

315 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-1520

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm

www.womensopportunity.org

WOC has a closet designated to female clients that consists of professional clothing for interviews, jobs, etc.

LAUNDRY SERVICES

Laundry Love at St John’s Episcopal Church

210 North Cayuga Street Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-6532

Home - St. John's Episcopal Church Ithaca NY (stjohnsithaca.org)

On Tuesdays between 12pm and 1pm your laundry can be dropped off for the church to clean for you and can be picked up the following Friday between 10am and 11am. There is also a Dignity Pantry available which includes toilet paper, deodorant, socks and other hygiene items.

Southern Tier Aids Program (STAP)

314 W State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-4098

Mon-Fri 11:30am-5pm Closed Wednesdays

Southern Tier AIDS Program (stapinc.org)

STAP provides a washer and dryer as well as detergent and dryer sheets. The washers are in use for clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In order to use this service the client has to sign up the day prior. The client will be doing their own laundry.

COURTS

Caroline Town Court

2670 Slaterville Rd, Slaterville Springs, NY 14881

607-539-7796

Mon 12pm-5pm Tues 11:30am-2pm

www.townofcaroline.org/town-court.html

 

Cayuga Heights Village Court

836 Hanshaw Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-3944

Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm

www.cayuga-heights.ny.us/Court.html

 

Danby Town Court

1830 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-0095

Mon 11am-6pm Tues 10am-5pm Wed & Thurs 11am-6pm Fri 11am-5pm

www.danbyny.org/Justice

Dryden Town Court

93 E Main St, Dryden, NY 13053

607-844-8888

Mon-Thurs 8am-4:30pm

www.dryden.ny.us/departments/justice-department

 

Enfield Town Court

182 Enfield Main Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-0529

Mon 10am-5pm

https://townofenfield.org/enfield-town-court

Freeville Village Court

5 Factory St, Freeville, NY 13068

607-844-8301

Mon & Wed 8am-11am

www.freevilleny.org/village-government/village-court

 

Groton Town Court

101 Conger Blvd, Groton, NY 13073

607-898-3711

Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm

www.townofgrotonny.org/town-court

Ithaca City Court

118 E Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-216-6660

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

ww2.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/tompkins/ithaca/index.shtml

Ithaca Town Court

215 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-0493

Mon-Thurs 8:15am-4 pm Fri 8am-12pm

www.town.ithaca.ny.us/town-court

 

Lansing Town Court

29 Auburn Rd, Lansing, NY 14882

607-533-4776

Mon-Thurs 7:30am-4pm Fri 7:30am-12pm

www.lansingtown.com/departments/court

Newfield Town Court

166 Main St, Newfield, NY 14867

607-564-9571

Mon, Tues & Thurs 12pm-5pm Wed 12pm-5:30

www.newfieldny.org/government/town-court 

Tompkins County Court

(Includes Family Court, Drug Court, Mental Health Court)

320 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-216-6610

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

ww2.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/tompkins/county/index.shtml

 

Ulysses Town Court

10 Elm St, Trumansburg, NY 14886

607-387-5411

Mon 1pm-6pm Tues-Fri 8am-4pm

www.ulysses.ny.us/departments/departments-justice 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP

The Advocacy Center 

PO Box 164, Ithaca, NY 14851

Hotline: 607-277-5000 available 24/7; Offices: 607-277-3203 info@theadvocacycenter.org

Office is open Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

www.actompkins.org 

The goal of the Advocacy Center is to help reduce the trauma that results from domestic violence, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse. They provide free services for children, teens, and adults who have been abused and theire services include: crisis intervention, emotional support, shelter at our safe house, support groups and empowerment classes, going with you to services such as hospital, police, court proceedings or social services, legal advocacy, help with orders of protection, safety planning, therapy services and referrals, sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program at Cayuga Medical Center, assistance applying for NYS Crime Victims Board compensation, information and referrals, and prevention education and lending library. Housing is provided for domestic violence and sexual violence victims, and their children.

        OTHER RESOURCES

Sex Offender Accountability and Responsibility (SOAR)

201 E. Green St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6200

Mon, Thurs, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm Tues and Wed 8:30am-6pm

SOAR is an intensive group-based treatment program for court mandated registered sex offenders.

EMERGE

201 E. Green St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6200

Mon, Thurs, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm Tues and Wed 8:30am-6pm

EMERGE is a domestic violence psycho-education program for individuals that have been court referred.

EDUCATION

GED/HSE and Tutoring

Day Reporting

320 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-274-7504

Day Reporting Hours: 8:50am-12pm

GED Hours: 9am-12pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/probation/ati-dr

Day Reporting is an innovative option for individuals who are a part of re-entry or who have had prior or current involvement with the Department of Probation and Community Justice that increases community-based supervision, provides classes and counseling, enhances family functioning, and reserves jail resources for those most appropriate for incarceration. Participants are encouraged to take personal responsibility for their actions, repair the harm caused to their victims, their families and their communities, and develop skills to enable them to become more productive members of the community.

Learning Web

320 West Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-275-0122

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.learning-web.org

Through the Youth Outreach Program, Learning Web offers services to teens and young adults, ages 16-24, who do not have stable housing. Youth Outreach helps with finding housing and jobs, completing school, parenting, housekeeping, managing finances, and virtually all components of independent living. The Learning Web provides a Youth Outreach program, a Life Skills program, as well as a Youth Exploration Program

Southside Community Center 

305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-4190

www.sspride.org

Tutoring on all subjects offered from local college students, many from Cornell University. An opportunity for younger students to get academic support as well as learn about the college experience from those currently enrolled.

Tompkins County Jail BOCES Program

Offers educational classes to learners up to 21 years of age while they are incarcerated. Coursework can be submitted directly to our instructional staff, or if no course work is provided, TST instructors work with students on enhancing the skills necessary to complete the Test Assessing Secondary Completion credential, formerly known as the GED.

Tompkins County Learning Partners

124 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-6442

Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm

www.tlpartners.org

Tompkins Workforce New York

171 East State St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (Center Ithaca Building)

607-272-7570

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Tompkins Workforce NY Career Center | Tompkins County NY

TST BOCES

555 Warren Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-1551

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

www.tstboces.org

Services include Adult Basic Education (ABE) and adult secondary education for High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation. These HSE courses help prepare adult learners for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), which is an exam similar in scope to the previously administered GED exam. Additional adult education courses are offered in areas of specialized training such as welding, computer technology, security officer training, CDL, OSHA 10, First Aid/CPR, hydraulics, and defensive driving and coaching. All adult education courses are open to anyone 18 years old or older.

College/Technical Training

BEAM 

607-272-7570 ext 115

Adults ages 19-30 are invited to learn about Workforce Development’s Bridge to Employment and Academic Marketplace (BEAM) program, which is designed to help build better futures through continuing education. BEAM helps individuals succeed by offering career guidance, help with financial aid applications and other resources for young adults interested in returning to college.

College Initiative Upstate (CIU) (a program of OAR of Tompkins County)

118 North Tioga St-5th Floor Suites 501 & 513, Ithaca, NY 14850

Benay Rubenstein 607-351-5028

www.oartompkins.org/college-initiative-upstate

CIU creates pathways from jail and prison to college by eliminating barriers to higher education and promoting leadership, self-advocacy, and long-term success. CIU helps first-time and transfer students navigate the complex college admission process for applicants with criminal records, works with student loans in default, provides ongoing mentorship, and much more. All services are free of charge and available to anyone ever court-involved.

Tompkins County Community College-TC3

170 North Street, Dryden, NY 13053

607-844-8221

Inexpensive, accredited, college level programs can be a stepping stone to 4-year colleges 

        FEDERAL & STATE GRANTS

FASFA

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

Federal Pell and NY State TAP grants are available to almost everyone coming out of jail or prison who has earned little or no income during the previous tax year. Grants can cover part or the entire cost of tuition and books.

Tompkins Cortland Community College Pathways Scholarship

607-844-8222 ext 4261

https://www.tompkinscortland.edu/foundation/pathways-scholarship

For adult students over 24 with demonstrated financial need, offers up to $7,000

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Access-VR (formerly VESID)

171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

1-800-222-JOBS (5627)

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

ACCES-VR assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development.

Alliance of Families for Justice (AFJ)

Formerly the Multicultural Resource Center

516 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-279-8157

www.afj-ny.org

AFJ and Mentors for Change provides informal individual, family, and group support for job search and referrals. Networking with peers and mentors available 1st and 3rd Thursdays 5:30-7pm

phoebe@afj-ny.org

Challenge Workforce Solutions

950 Danby Rd, Suite #179, Ithaca, NY 14850

Bethany Duke 607-272-8990 ext. 175

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

https://www.aboutchallenge.org/ 

Challenge offers Job Placement Services for job seekers who receive public assistance or have legal issues. The following services are offered:

Vocational assessments – standardized and situational groups

On the job try-outs at local employers or at our own businesses

Job development and job search skill and activities

Job coaching/training 

After initial placement and training, Challenge provides ongoing support to maintain your job, look for advancement opportunities, and continue your career path for as long as needed.

Day Reporting (Probation)

320 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-274-7504

Doors open at 8am

Those that are mandated must be there between 8:50am-12pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/probation/ati-dr

Express Employment Professionals

222 Elmira Rd Suite 2, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-256-2121

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

www.expresspros.com/ithacany

Express Employment Professionals works with job seekers to help them find the right job for their skills and experience. They have a variety of jobs available, and there are full-time, part-time, and temporary positions available.

Finger Lakes ReUse 

Ithaca ReUse Center

214 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-9699

Sun-Sat 10am-6pm

www.ithacareuse.org

ReSET Tech is a 10-week, unpaid entry level job training program. Participants learn in a hands-on environment, through exposure and participation in day-to-day business activities in the Finger Lakes ReUse eCenter Computer ReUse program. Those who successfully complete the entry level training are invited to apply for a competitive 15-week full-time paid apprenticeship.

Hospitality Employment Training Program

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, 301 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-3622 ext 2227

www.cityofithaca.org/533/HETP

HETP Application

In HETP, participants receive training and work experience to start a fulfilling career in the hospitality industry. Participants complete the program over six months and leave with a comprehensive resume of certifications and on the job training, putting them in a competitive position for supervisory roles.

Ithaca Area Economic Development

119 E. Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-0005

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

https://ithacaareaed.org/direct-to-work/ 

Direct to Work (DTW) is a career readiness program that prepares unemployed and under-employed individuals for entry-level positions within the manufacturing industry. DTW orients job seekers to the manufacturing industry, connects individuals to jobs with local employers, helps employees navigate career pathways, and helps employers reduce turnover within targeted positions.

Learning Web

515 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-275-0122

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.learning-web.org

The Supported Employment program is for participants in our Youth Outreach Program, young adults ages 16-24, who do not have stable housing and wish to improve their education and employment skills. Participants receive help finding and keeping jobs that offer opportunities for advancement.

OAR

230 South Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

www.oartompkins.org 

OAR has a drop-in center featuring employment boards that are constantly updated, a phone for public use, and a computer that can be used to create or edit your resume or look for job postings.

Office for the Aging

214 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-274-5482

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/cofa

Employment and training program for individuals age 55 or older with incomes below 125% of poverty-level. The program assists individuals who cannot get a job on their own. It provides participants with a community placement where they make minimum wage for 20 hours a week while they gain the skills to obtain unsubsidized employment.

Stafkings

224 S Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-5335

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

www.stafkings.com 

Offers applicants, employees, and clients unmatched personal attention and web-based solutions by using a combination of internet job boards, online services, and local recruiters.

Tompkins County Workers’ Center

115 E State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Hotline: 607-269-0409  

Mon-Fri 12pm-4pm

www.tcworkerscenter.org

The Tompkins County Workers’ Center’s (TCWC) role in the community is fourfold: the Workers’ Rights Hotline; local community union organizing; the Living Wage Campaign; and community outreach through the Occupational Safety and Health programs.

Tompkins County Workforce NY Career Center

171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7570

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4: 30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/wfny

Tompkins Workforce New York provides a convenient, one-stop shopping approach for accessing employment-related services for businesses, workers, and job seekers in Tompkins County. Assistance also available for youth: summer and year-round employment opportunities, information about careers, access to education and training programs, etc.

Ultimate Reentry Opportunity (URO)

615 Willow Ave. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-2292

Ultimate Reentry Opportunity (URO) (urotc.org)

URO helps connect local employers with formerly incarcerated individuals through job fairs.

Women’s Opportunity Center 

315 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-1520

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm

www.womensopportunity.org

The Women's Opportunity Center is leading low income women to the pathway out of poverty by providing them individualized career counseling, training and removing barriers to become job ready and find employment. WOC assists in removing barriers to employment by providing scholarships, guidance, and referrals to other programs as needed.

Workforce NY

171 E. State/MLK Jr St #241 Center Ithaca on the Commons

607-272-7570

Tompkins Workforce NY Career Center | Tompkins County NY

Workforce NY offers job seekers in Tompkins County help with applying for jobs, writing a resume, getting access to paid training and workshops, such as welding, CPR, Serve Safe training—but you have to take the initiative—know what you want and ask for what you want.

FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE

Alternatives Federal Credit Union

125 N Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-4611

Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 9am-6pm Wed 9am-3 Sat 10am-1

www.alternatives.org

Alternatives help people with money, but we aren't a bank. We're a nonprofit credit union that offers free classes, 1:1 conversations, plus (of course) everything else you expect like savings & checking accounts, loans, online account access -- basically we offer all the tools and guidance that people & small businesses need to find financial stability. Whatever your need or financial fear, Alternatives offers a safe space to ask your questions and get some answers. Examples of ways we help? Our ReEntry Loan Program specifically supports formerly incarcerated people with covering some expenses as they return to their community. Our Back On Track loans help folks weather unexpected financial storms. Our Free Tax Preparation Program ensures workers claim the refund they deserve without paying expensive, predatory preparation fees. For this and more, give us a call, follow us on social media, or visit alternatives.org anytime. 

Catholic Charities

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-5062

Mon-Fri 9am-12pm 1pm-3:30

www.catholiccharitiestt.org 

May help with security deposits for first time renters and utilities.

Department of Social Services (DSS)

320 W. State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5030 After hours emergencies: 607-272-2444

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

DSS will help individuals/families with an emergency need for housing/food/temporary assistance. Non-emergency services are also available for low income households.

Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC)

301 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-3622

Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

The Robin Fund may provide money to avoid eviction, utility shut-offs, for grandparents raising grandchildren in need of an adaptive device, and to help deal with many other financial crises when available.

Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR)

230 S. Fulton St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

OAR can help cash checks for those without ID but the check must be under $100

Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS)

320 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-274-5680

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/dss

Cash assistance programs provide financial help to families and individuals as well as some emergency assistance. Income eligibility standards and benefit levels vary depending on the household situation.

Tompkins Trust Company 

701 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-6171

Mon-Fri 9-5

www.tompkinstrust.com

Will accept ID from incarceration to cash certified checks for individuals without a bank account or NYS ID.

FOOD PANTRIES

Baptized Church of Jesus Christ

412 First St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Wednesdays 10am-12pm

607-277-6140

(firstbaptistithaca.org)

Caroline Food Pantry

26 Valley Rd. Brooktondale, NY 14817

1st & 3rd Monday of the month from 5pm-7pm

607-539-6537

https://carolinefoodpantry.org/ 

Danby Food Pantry

1859 Danby Rd. Danby, NY 14850

3rd Thursday at Danby Federated Church from 3pm-6pm

607-273-6850

Dryden Presbyterian Church-Dryden Kitchen Cupboard

6 North St, Dryden, NY 13053

Wednesday & Friday 11am-12pm

DRYDEN FOOD BANK - The Dryden Food Bank

Enfield Food Pantry

182 Enfield Main Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Mon 11am-1pm Sat-Sun 9am-11am

607-277-0266

Enfield Food Distribution – Town of Enfield, NY

Food Bank of Southern Tier

607-796-6061

www.foodbankst.org 

Service area includes Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins counties.

Freeville Food Pantry

39 Main St, Freeville, NY 13068

2nd and 4 Monday of the month 6pm-7pm

607-844-8760

Freeville United Methodist Church (freevilleumc.org) 

Groton Food Providers

101 McKinley Ave, Groton, NY 13073

Monday 1:30 pm-5:30

Healthy Tuesdays Groton

112  East Cortland St-Groton Public Library

Tuesday 6pm-7pm

Immaculate Conception Church

37 Main St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Tuesdays 1pm-2pm

607-273-6121

(immconch.org)

Lansing Food Pantry

1767 East Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

2nd and 4th Monday of the month 10am-12pm

Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources

230 S. Fulton St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

Overlook Apartments

1263 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Every other Sunday 12pm-12:30pm

Newfield Kitchen Cupboard

227 Main St. Newfield, NY 14867

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6pm-7pm

No Mas Lagrimas- No More Tears

301 South Geneva St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursdays 4-6

No Mas Lagrimas/ No More Tears

Rescue Mission Food Pantry

618 West State St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Sun-Sat 9am-5pm

Salvation Army (Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard)

150 N Albany St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-2400

www.empire.salvationarmy.org 

Assists families and individuals with groceries to prepare in their home. Families can stretch their funds for the month by stopping at a food pantry. When individuals come in, a caseworker meets with them and talks about how their resources are being distributed. Qualification for the food pantry is based on need. The amount of food varies by family size.

Southside Community Center

305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-4190

www.sspride.org 

The Southside Community Center offers different ways for families to be able to obtain healthy, nutritional foods on a regular basis. During the school year the Southside Community Center provides hot dinners from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Times are adjusted for the summer. In addition, three days’ worth of food is provided to families in need at the pantries below:

Monthly Pantry: 1st & 4th Saturday of each month, 12-2pm

Emergency Food Pantry: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

Thrive Church Pantry

318 Johnson Rd, Freeville, NY 13068

Sundays 1:15pm-1:45pm

607-224-8822

Food Ministry | Thrive Church (thriveny.org)

Tompkins Community Action

701 Spencer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-8816

www.tcaction.org 

*By appointment only*

Households receive three days’ worth of food and personal care items once a month. Families may choose foods that work best for their diet needs and preferences. Operating Schedule: Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-1pm

Trumansburg Food Pantry

80 E. Main St. Trumansburg, NY 14886

Every other Monday from 1pm-2pm and 5:15pm-6pm

607-387-9024

YMCA Food Pantry

50 Graham Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Monday & Friday 11:30am-5:30pm

607-257-0101

(ithacaymca.com)

For all listings of daily pantries, call 211 or view the Human Services Coalition’s extensive list online: www.hsctc.org/211food 

HOT MEALS

Dryden United Methodist Church

9 East Main Street, Dryden NY 13053

607-844-9861

Dryden UMC Home

Hot meal offered Wednesdays. *Not available on Holidays or if there is 5th Wednesday in the month.

Food Not Bombs

http://foodnotbombs.net/new_site/

Food Not Bombs cooks and serves free lunch for all at Shawn Greenwood Park in downtown Ithaca (Cayuga St. and Buffalo St.) at 12:00 p.m. every Saturday.

Loaves and Fishes

210 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-5457

www.loaves.org 

FREE daily meals. All are welcome. No income guidelines.

Lunch: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12:00pm. – 1:00pm.

Dinner: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30pm – 6:30pm.

Holidays: Meals are served on all holidays that fall on a weekday. The only exception is Thanksgiving Day, when Loaves and Fishes is closed. The Salvation Army, located at 150 N. Albany St. in Ithaca, usually provides the community with a free meal on Thanksgiving Day.

Salvation Army (Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard)

150 N Albany St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-2400

www.empire.salvationarmy.org 

Hot meals offered on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm-2:30pm

Southside Community Center

305 S. Plain St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-4190

1st & 4th Saturday of the month from 12pm-2pm

OTHER FOOD ASSISTANCE SERVICES

Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS)

320 W State St, Ithaca NY 14850

607-274-5680

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/dss

Previously known as Food Stamps, the Federal SNAP program provides low-income households monthly benefits to purchase food. Income and resource standards vary according to age, health, household size, and household expenditures.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

55 Brown Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6630

https://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/health/wic 

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to community services to women who are pregnant and postpartum, and their children under five years of age. Breastfeeding support is available.

FURNITURE

Finger Lakes ReUse

Ithaca ReUse Center, 214 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Triphammer ReUse Center, 2255 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-257-9699

Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

www.ithacareuse.org 

ReUse offers almost anything you can think of at prices 90% below retail. Find office supplies, construction material, housewares, electronics, furniture, cookware, hardware, tools, and much more. Inventory and deals change daily.

Human Services Coalition Listserv

https://hsctc.org/listserv/

If there are any needs that haven’t been fulfilled you can subscribe to this listserv and post what your needs are and they will help you find it!

Neighbor 2 Neighbor

www.n2ntompkins.org 

Works with people to meet their needs for a safe, sturdy, and functional home when they don't have the resources to repair or furnish them. Possible delivery, if necessary. To submit a request for beds/furniture/services, contact any caseworker at an agency to submit the referral via the website.

The Salvation Army Family Store 

381 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

800-728-7825

Mon-Sat 9am-4:45pm

www.satruck.org/familystor


HOUSING

Emergency

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca

127 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-7494

Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm Fri 9am-4pm

www.fcsith.org

The Open Doors program is for runaway and homeless youth up to age 21, emergency, short-term housing with volunteer host homes is available on a night-by-night basis, depending on volunteer availability. Host Homes provide emergency respite to youth that are committed to the ultimate goal of family reunification.

St. John’s Community Services

618 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-354-8990

Open 24/7

www.sjcs.org/ithaca

St. John’s provides emergency shelter to men,women,and children experiencing homelessness, a drop-in day center, as well as a food pantry and emergency food services for those in need. For emergency shelter: FIRST call or visit the Department of Social Services during business hours (8:30am-4:30pm) Eligible individuals will be referred directly to the shelter from DSS. After 4:40 pm individuals must call IPD and have them connect them with DSS on-call staff. Families with children are prioritized and may be put up in a motel if available. Cold weather policy: If the temperature is below 32 degrees F, individuals needing shelter, even if they have children and/or are ineligible for DSS services, should come to the shelter, or call 607-273-9177.

Transitional Housing

Advocacy Center

Hotline: 607-277-5000

Offices: 607-277-3203

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.actompkins.org

Safe housing for domestic violence victims. Location confidential.

Catholic Charities

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-5062

Mon-Fri 9am-12pm 1pm-3:30pm

www.catholiccharitiestt.org

“A Place to Stay” will offer women in crisis short term housing in a stable, clean and peaceful home environment while gaining skills and experiences designed to enhance their self-efficacy and independence.

Court Street Place

717 W. Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-279-1015

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Court street place houses males 18+ that are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Participants must agree to residence rules. There is an application process and there usually is a waitlist. 6 month- 2 year allowable stay.

Endeavor House (a program of OAR of Tompkins County)

607-272-7885

www.oartompkins.org 

Endeavor House is a transitional-living house for five men returning to the community.

Learning Web

320 West Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-275-0122

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.learning-web.org

In the Housing Scholarship Program (HSP),The Learning Web pays rent and utilities for 12 months, allowing participants to concentrate on finishing school or working towards a better job. This program is designed for individuals aged 16-24. They also provide the Youth Outreach Independent Living Program which is for homeless and transient youth. The Learning Web can assist with finding housing and identifying assistance sources.

Unity House

15 Catherwood Rd Suite 1 Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-1741

Unity House offers short term “respite apartments'' if you have mental health issues or are developmentally disabled. They sometimes subsidize rent.

Permanent Housing

Ithaca Housing Authority 

800 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-8629

Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm

www.ithacaha.com 

Public Housing Program: This subsidized housing program allows qualified applicants the opportunity to rent safe, clean and affordable housing units that are owned by Ithaca Housing Authority with assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). IHA owns and maintains 341 Public Housing units throughout the City of Ithaca.

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) (formerly Section 8): This subsidized housing program allows qualified participants the opportunity to rent housing units in the private market via federal funds provided to Ithaca Housing Authority by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The tenant generally pays between 30-40% of their adjusted monthly income towards their rental obligations.

Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services

115 W Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-4500

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.ithacanhs.org 

INHS is dedicated to helping people of modest incomes find—and stay in—high-quality housing throughout central New York’s Tompkins County, a goal that benefits the entire community. This is accomplished by providing low-interest loans to first-time homebuyers, managing well-maintained rental units, rehabbing old homes, providing home-repair assistance to seniors, and more.

        

        Breckenridge Apartments

        100 West Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850

        607-277-4500

Lakeview Health Services

320 Third St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-0035

www.lakeviewmhs.org

Single room occupancy program for individuals eligible for public assistance who are homeless or diagnosed with severe persistent mental illness. Individuals must also be eligible for some level of Social Services assistance. Must be 18+ with primary diagnosis of psychiatric disability.

Second Wind Cottages

1435 Elmira Rd, Newfield, NY 14867

607-564-6087

Open 24/7

www.secondwindcottages.org

Permanent, single occupancy cottages for formerly homeless or at-risk homeless men 18 or older.

Live More Ithaca

226 Cecil Malone Dr. Suite 2, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-270-2959

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Newly constructed apartments in the Ithaca area

Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP)

607-274-5341

The STEHP program provides assistance for families and individuals to remain in or obtain permanent housing and assistance with supportive services. STEHP assists organizations to meet the costs of operating programs that provide services aimed at housing stabilization, obtaining permanent housing as well as eviction prevention.

 

Tompkins Community Action 

701 Spencer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-8816

www.tcaction.org 

Helps with housing and rental assistance for low-income individuals.

Amici House

701 Spencer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-8816

www.tcaction.org 

The Amici House provides affordable housing services and childcare for homeless between the ages of 18 and 25.

Chartwell House

322 N Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-1154

Supportive Housing Programs – Tompkins Community Action (tcaction.org)

Permanent supportive housing for disabled homeless men currently in recovery of alcohol and substances

Corn Street Apartments

309 S Corn St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-216-0457

Supportive Housing Programs – Tompkins Community Action (tcaction.org)

Permanent or transitional supportive housing apartments for homeless pregnant or parenting young families with the head of household between the ages of 18-25

Magnolia House

320 N Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-379-6107

Permanent supporting housing program for women + 1 child (infant-6 years old) in recovery from substance abuse

VECINO-ASTERI ITHACA & ARTHAUS AND OTHER OPTIONS THROUGH VECINO*****

Other Resources

Cornell Cooperative Extension

615 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-2292

www.cce.cornell.edu

Offers support and resources with maintaining and repairing your house, conserving energy, emergency preparedness, etc.

Human Services Coalition

118 N. Tioga St #304, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-8686

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

For Heating/Utility resources: see Energy Assistance Charts at https://hsctc.org/ 

Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources of Tompkins County (OAR)

230 S. Fulton St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

OAR can help with housing placement, applying for benefits, and other resources. OAR has a drop-in center with information. There is also a computer and phone for client use available.

Tompkins County DSS

320 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5680

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/dss

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income households meet the high costs of home energy. Income and resource eligibility standards change annually. A single annual benefit based on the household’s method of heating is provided. Emergency assistance is also available.

ID ASSISTANCE

 

Day Reporting

320 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-7504

Mon-Fri 8am-12pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/probation/ati-dr

Individuals who are a part of re-entry or who have had involvement with the Department of Probation and Community Justice can work with staff to obtain necessary documents for a New York State ID. 

OAR of Tompkins County

230 South Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

www.oartompkins.org 

If you have ever been incarcerated at the Tompkins County Jail, or know someone who has, OAR can help you get birth certificates, IDs, Sheriff IDs, etc.

Tompkins County DMV 

301 3rd St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-7187

Mon-Fri 8:30am-12:45pm Re-open from 2pm-4pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/dmv

Issues New York State IDs for individuals who have 6 points of documentation (in addition to birth certificate). If you need a replacement, IDs can be reissued without needing additional documentation as long as it is not expired.

Tompkins County Jail 

779 Warren Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-5316

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/sheriff/co_home

Upon release, TCJ can provide a Sheriff ID which includes your photo, fingerprint, and signature. A Sheriff ID can be worth points at the local DMV office to obtain a NYS ID.

        BIRTH CERTIFICATE

        

Tompkins County Whole Health

55 Brown Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6600

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Tompkins County Whole Health | Tompkins County NY

Social Security Card

Social Security Office

127 W. State/MLK Jr St. Ithaca, NY 14850

800-722-1213

Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

In order to obtain a SSC you’ll need a NYS issued ID or your Birth Certificate.

        

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Cayuga Heights Police Department

836 Hanshaw Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-1011

Open 24/7

www.cayuga-heights.ny.us/police.html

Dryden Village Police Department

16 South St, Dryden, NY 13053

607-844-8118

Open 24/7

www.dryden-ny.org/police-department

Groton Police Department 

108 E Cortland St, Groton, NY 13073

607-898-3131

Open 24/7

www.grotonny.org/police

Ithaca Police Department

120 E Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-3245

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

www.cityofithaca.org/234/Ithaca-Police-Department

Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

779 Warren Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-5316

Open 24/7

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/sheriff

Trumansburg Police Department

5 Elm St, Trumansburg, NY 14886

607-387-6505

Open 24/7

www.trumansburg-ny.gov/police-department

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Assigned Counsel 

Center Ithaca, 171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Suite #223, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-7487

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/ac

Receives and reviews all applications for free attorney services and determines eligibility. Financial eligibility levels include: automatic eligibility for public assistance, poverty level, and inability to afford counsel. Attorneys are provided for violations, misdemeanors, felonies, and appeals in criminal court, and most matters in family court.

Catholic Charities 

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-5062

Mon-Fri 9am-12 Re-opens from 1pm-3:30pm

www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Individuals and families that are eligible for immigration benefits, but who cannot afford private attorneys, are provided with low-cost immigration counseling and representation. Catholic Charities is the only non-profit agency in Tompkins County recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeal (BIA) and US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide legal immigration services to clients.

Cornell Law School Public Service

128E Hughes Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

607-255-3597

www.lawschool.cornell.edu/publicservice/index.cfm

Cornell Law School offers a range of law clinics that represent a limited number of clients who may not be able to afford an attorney. Visit this website to make an appointment:

https://publicserviceoffice.youcanbook.me

LawNY 

902 Taber St, Suite #1, Ithaca, NY 14850

Main Ithaca Office:607-273-3667 Foreclosure Services: 607-273-3667

Toll Free Ithaca Office: 800-724-4170

Mon-Fri 9am-12:30pm Re-opens from 1:30pm-5pm

www.lawny.org

SSI/SSD: Denials, terminations

Consumer: Frozen bank accounts

Income Maintenance: SSI, TANF, SNAP, unemployment insurance benefits

Public Benefits: TANF, SNAP, HEAP, Medicaid, Unemployment

Housing: Landlord disputes, eviction proceedings, utility shut-offs, Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8)

Miscellaneous: Power of Attorney/Health Care Proxies for clients over 60 (funding from County Office for the Aging)

Re-Entry: Review rap sheets for errors, employment/licensing discrimination, CPS, SORA, certificates of relief

*Does not handle criminal cases, traffic violations, DUIs, security deposit returns, small claims court cases, family court issues and divorce.*

MEDICAL NEEDS AND HEALTHCARE

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes 840 Hanshaw Rd Suite 5, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-0960

Tues-Fri 10am-4pm

www.crcfl.net

A local organization serving individuals with information and resources around Tompkins County. Services include: Information & Support, peer to peer support, correspondence program, support groups, wellness programs (yoga and water exercise), collaboration with Cornell University researchers, financial advocacy, library, Boutique, and more.

Cayuga Family Medicine

302 West Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14840

607-697-0360

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Cayuga Family Medicine – Healthcare for Life

Cayuga Family Medicine is committed to providing patients with comprehensive, coordinated high quality care.

Cayuga Medical Center

101 Dates Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-4011

Open 24/7

www.cayugamed.org

Groton Community Health Care Center 

120 Sykes St, Groton, NY 13073

607-898-5876

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

www.grotonhealth.org 

Groton Community Health Care offers IRA’s, short term rehabilitation (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies), respite care, long term care, and palliative care services in an 80 bed non-profit skilled nursing facility. Private and semi-private rooms available.

Fidelis Care 

Local Representatives:

Nicole Argetsinger 607-222-5739; Jaime Siemon 607-237-2101

www.fideliscare.org

Fidelis Care assists individuals and families in applying for and enrolling with Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Qualified Health Plans (where available).  Representatives are located at Catholic Charities 5 days a week, and several other locations around the county; they can meet you in your home or other community location if needed.

NY StateWide Senior Action Council

Helpline: 800-333-4374

www.nysenior.org

Offers information and free, certified counseling regarding Medicare eligibility and application requirements upon re-entering the community.

Planned Parenthood 

620 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-1513

Mon,Wed,Thurs 9am-5pm Tues 10am-6pm Fri 8am-4pm

www.plannedparenthood.org

Provides the following services: Abortion services, birth control, HIV testing, LGBTQIA+ services, men’s healthcare, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, prenatal care, STD testing, treatment & vaccines, women’s healthcare.

REACH Medical

1001 West Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-7000

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

(reachprojectinc.org)

Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP) 

314 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-4098

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm/ Needle Exchange Mon-Fri 11:30am-5pm Closed on Wed (open for appointments only)

www.stapinc.org

STAP’s mission is to compassionately and competently meet the evolving needs of the communities by serving people affected by chronic illness and to improve public health through disease prevention, care coordination, and advocacy. Programs include: Syringe Exchange Program (SEP), Opioid Overdose Prevention Program (OOPP) (Naloxone training), substance use information and referrals, Health Homes (Medicaid) Care Management, HIV/AIDS support services, nutrition, and more.

Southern Tier Care Coordination (STCC) 

314 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-1208

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.stcares.org

Southern Tier Care Coordination offers care management services to eligible individuals that have Medicaid. If you have certain chronic health conditions (asthma, COPD, diabetes, hepatitis, HIV, mental health concerns, active substance use, heart disease, etc.), you might benefit from this program.

Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County, Inc. 

138 Cecil A. Malone Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-0466

www.vnsithaca.org

This nonprofit agency offers skilled nursing, physical, occupational and/or speech therapy; medical social work; nutrition; and home health aide services. All referrals must come from a doctor who is willing to sign home care orders while under VNS Care. To obtain a referral please contact your physician.

Prenatal Care

Finger Lakes Pregnancy Care

210 W Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-4673

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

(fingerlakespc.com)

Offers free pregnancy testing, onsite ultrasounds, community referrals, 1-1 support, and more…. Not a medical agency but provides advocacy and connects people who are pregnant with resources and

medical care. Does not provide or refer to abortion clinics.

OB-GYN & Midwifery

20 Arrowwood Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-266-7800

(ithacaobgyn.com) 

OB-GYN & Midwifery provides genetic screening and diagnostic testing, prenatal care and delivery,

as well as postpartum care. They also provide gynecological care such as PAP smears, cancer screening, fertility services, and much more.

Planned Parenthood

620 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-1513

Mon,Wed,Thurs 9am-5pm Tues 10am-6pm Fri 8am-4pm

www.plannedparenthood.org

Offers medical care pertaining to sexual health and reproduction. Including STD testing, Prenatal Care, Abortions, Transgender Hormonal Care, Emergency Contraception, Birth Control…etc. Takes health insurance or out of pocket payment. Payment plans available. For those who cannot pay for an abortion, you may qualify for the New York Abortion Access Fund (NYAAF).

Tompkins County Whole Health Moms Plus+ (Tompkins County Whole Health)

201 East Green St and 55 Brown Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6600

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Tompkins County Whole Health | Tompkins County NY

Telehealth or homecare visits

Call 607-274-6604 to schedule an appointment.

https://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/health/momsplus

For those who are pregnant or parenting in Tompkins County. Offers Health screening & monitoring, Nutrition Screening & monitoring, Infant Care education, Lactation Counseling, Psychoeducation for PTSD symptoms, Childbirth and family planning, Early childhood development, Community resource referrals. At each appointment with your community nurse they will Assess your blood pressure, weight, and nutrition, Listen to your baby’s heartbeat, Review how your pregnancy is going, Prepare for your labor and delivery, Start you on the path to successful breast/chest feeding.

Walk-In Clinics

Cayuga Immediate Care

401 Cayuga Park Ln Suite 101, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-319-5900

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Sat-Sun 8am-6pm

Ithaca Health Alliance/Ithaca Free Clinic 

521 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-330-1253

Mon 2pm-6pm Thurs 4pm-7pm

www.ithacahealth.org

Open to all uninsured members of our community. A staff of volunteer physicians, herbalists, acupuncturists, and others support the belief that access to healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Walk-ins welcome Mondays 2:00-6:00pm and Thursdays 4:00-7:00pm.

Services include: Walk-In Clinic, Holistic Services, Chronic Care Program, Optometry, Ithaca Health Fund, and Community Health Education

WellNow Urgent Care 

740 S Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-319-4563

Open 8am-8pm

www.wellnow.com

MENTAL HEALTH

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/act

An Evidence-Based Practice Model designed to provide treatment, rehabilitation and support services to individuals who are diagnosed with a severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional mental health services. The ACT team provides services directly to an individual that are tailored to meet his or her specific needs. ACT teams are multi- disciplinary and include members from the fields of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, social work, substance abuse and vocational rehabilitation.

Family & Children’s Services of Ithaca 

127 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-7494

Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm Fri 9am-4p,

www.fcsith.org

Family and Children’s Services supports, promotes, and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families by providing high-quality, accessible mental health care and related social services, with a sensitivity toward the needs of children.

Finger Lakes Independence Center (FLIC) 

215 5th St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-2433

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

www.fliconline.org/FLIC

FLIC’s mission is to empower all people with disabilities while creating an inclusive society through the elimination of social and architectural barriers. Services provided include: Advocacy, Information & Referral, Peer Counseling, Benefits Advisement, Accessibility Consultations, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Independent Living Skills, Library and Loan Closet, Student Services, Support Groups, In-home Personal Care Options, Sign Language Interpreter Referrals, American Sign Language Classes.

Jenkins Center for Hope and Recovery (a program of MHATC)

301 S Geneva St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-7337

www.mhaedu.org/our-programs/the-jenkins-center-for-hope-and-recovery

The Jenkins Center for Hope and Recovery, a program of the MHATC, is a drop-in center for those who use or have used mental health services. A communal lunch is served every Thursday at noon. The Jenkins Center is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00am-6:00pm and Saturdays from noon-4:00pm.

Lakeview Health Services

114 S Geneva St STE A, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-4768

www.lakeviewmhs.org

The network includes not only the healthcare providers but other social and community supports that are essential to a person's overall health, such as housing and vocational services.

Mental Health Association in Tompkins County (MHATC)

171 E State St, Suite 275, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-9250

Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

www.mhaedu.org

The MHATC, established in 1954, is a community-based nonprofit committed to providing free programs that support our community’s health and wellness. Services are delivered by Peers who promote recovery, enhance hope and social networking through role modeling. Peers may supplement existing treatment with education, empowerment, and by aiding in system navigation and development of support networks.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

108 N Cayuga St, Suite 2, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-2462

www.namifingerlakes.org

NAMI Finger Lakes is the all-volunteer local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness providing support and education to family members of people with mental illness. Support group meetings are offered for family members, education programs led by peers, and individual meetings.

Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service 

124 E Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

800-273-8255

24 Hour Crisis Line: 607-272-1616

Other Services: 607-272-1505

www.ithacacrisis.org

Tompkins County Mental Health 

201 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6200

Mon,Thurs,Fri 8:30am-4:30p, Tues & Wed 8:30am-6pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/mh

Provides assessment, counseling, treatment, and crisis services to adults, children and families with mental health impairments, on a sliding scale basis. Provides court-ordered evaluations for family courts in Tompkins and adjacent counties, and evaluates and provides or monitors mental health services for those at the Tompkins County Jail.

Mentorship and Family Reunification

Alliance of Families for Justice

Multicultural Resource Center

516 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-279-8157

www.afj-ny.org

This program supports families of incarcerated people and people with criminal records and empowers them as advocates and mobilizes them to marshal their voting power and achieve systemic change. AFJ also provides group support: Men’s group is one Tuesdays from 5:30pm-7pm Women’s group is every 2nd and 4th Monday from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP)

651-644-5851

www.avpusa.org

Alternatives to Violence Project is a grassroots, volunteer program dedicated to reducing violence in our lives, in our homes, in our schools, in our prisons, in our streets, and in our society.

Civic Ensemble’s ReEntry Theatre Program 

118 N Tioga St, Floor 6, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-241-0195

www.civicensemble.org/season/reentry-theatre-program

Started in 2015 to provide an opportunity for members of the Tompkins County community to participate in arts programming. Those that are systems impacted connect with each other and the community through writing and acting. They meet on Monday’s from 11am-1pm

Community Dispute Resolution Center (CDRC) 

171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Suite 105-1, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-9347

Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm

www.cdrc.org

CDRC's mission is to foster constructive responses to conflict. We offer mediation and conciliation services for a variety of issues such as: Visitation/Custody, Parenting Plans, Landlord/Tenant, Roommate, Employer/Employee, Neighbor, Consumer/Merchant, Small Claims Court, and more. Conflicts happen to everyone. Mediation helps by giving those involved in the conflict a chance to come together and talk about it. Mediation is voluntary, confidential, and offered at no cost to you.

Cornell Cooperative Extension

615 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-2292 ext 157 (Voicemail #240)

www.ccetompkins.org/family/parenting-workshops

Offers Parenting Workshops that teach participants parenting skills in the areas of understanding children, how to help children learn and thrive, effective discipline, and personal stress management. Parents of children of all ages can benefit from this program.

Community Faith Partners 

607-327-0989

www.communityfaithpartners.org

Almost from the beginning of the Faith Partnership, men and women volunteers have visited the county jail to share their Christian faith and build relationships. Our goal is to promote Christian faith as the cornerstone of successful re-entry into the community, recovery from addictions, and ability to lead meaningful and productive lives. 

Lifelong

119 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-1511

Open every day from 9am-4pm

www.tclifelong.org

Lifelong Learning is one of 9 programs Lifelong offers to older adults in the community. Lifelong Learning started in the spring of 1998 and offers volunteer-taught community classes which focus on sharing knowledge and linking communities with one another.

Outreach Coordinator 607-793-3776

Community Outreach Worker 607-229-8510 

Family & Children’s Services 

Ithaca, NY 14850

www.fcsith.org/community-outreach

Provides street outreach in the downtown Ithaca area (the Commons to the 600 block of West State St. and Cayuga St. corridor from Dewitt Park to the Library). The outreach worker responds to community concerns regarding conflict or distress of individual(s). The worker can listen to the concern, offer a phone to use, as well as refer and/or provide assistance to services and resources any person may want or need.

Quakers

120 3rd St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-229-9500

Services are on Sunday 10:30am-12pm

www.ithacamonthlymeeting.org

The Friends Meeting welcomes all. Meeting for Worship after the manner of Friends is a period of meditative worship. In silence, we seek to place ourselves in the presence of the Spirit. Friends may speak out of the silence as we are led.

Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS) 

320 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5680

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/dss

DSS helps with supervised visits between family and children. Has subsidized day care for children of low-income families, and can place children with working foster parents.

YAP (Youth Advocate Program) 

102 Cherry St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-5254

www.yapinc.org

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. provides intensive services to safely reunify families who have children in residential or other placement outside of their home. An extensive assessment is provided in collaboration with the placement facility/location, DSS, the family, community partners, and local law enforcement.

RECREATION AND LEISURE

Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) 

301 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-3622

Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

The Greater Ithaca Activities Center has a long rich history of recreation. GIAC’s oldest program is boxing. Summer Basketball Leagues for both youth and adults are also offered. Family trips are also available to see plays, sporting events, or just to shop in NYC.

Ithaca Commons 

171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-8679

www.visitithaca.com/attractions/downtown-ithaca-commons

The Ithaca Commons hosts an impressive array of events, activities, and exhibitions, including the city’s many festivals.

The History Center in Tompkins County 

110 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-8284

www.thehistorycenter.net

The History Center is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to preserve and encourage access to its unique collections, while designing learning experiences and services that create opportunities for people to learn about themselves and their place in the world. 

YMCA of Ithaca 

50 Graham Rd W, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-257-0101

Sun 9am-2pm Mon-Fri

www.ithacaymca.com

An inclusive organization of men, women, and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The Y offers everything from water activities and fitness equipment, to healthy living classes for youth and adults.

Libraries

Dryden-Southworth Library

24 W. Main St. Dryden , NY 13053

607-844-4782

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm Sat 10am-2pm

https://southworthlibrary.org/ 

Finger Lakes Library System 

1300 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-4074

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

www.flls.org

Groton Public Library 

112 E Cortland St, Groton, NY 13073 

607-898-5055

Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm Sat 10am-2pm

www.grotonpubliclibrary.net

Lansing Community Library

27 Auburn Rd, Lansing, NY 14882

607-533-4939

Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-2pm

www.lansinglibrary.org

Tompkins County Public Library 

101 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-4557

Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm Fri 9am-6pm Sat 10am-5pm

www.tcpl.org

Ulysses Philomathic Library 

74 E Main St, Trumansburg, NY 14886

607-387-5623

Mon,Thurs,Fri 10am-5pm Tues & Wed 10am-7pm Sat 10am-2pm

www.trumansburglibrary.org/UPL

Parks

Cass Park 

701 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-1090

www.cityofithaca.org/213/Cass-Park

Buttermilk Falls State Park 

106 E Buttermilk Falls Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-5761

Open daily 8am-7:30pm

www.visitithaca.com/attractions/buttermilk-falls-state-park

Dewitt Park 

102 E Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-6464

Open daily 6am-9pm

Ithaca Falls Natural Area 

Lake St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-1313

Open 24/7

www.visitithaca.com/attractions/ithaca-falls-fall-creek

Myers Park 

1 Lansing Park Rd, Lansing, NY 14882 

607-288-3470

Mon-Thurs 7am-7:30pm Fri 7am-12pm

www.lansingrec.com/parks/myers-park

Robert H. Treman State Park 

105 Enfield Falls Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-3440

Open daily 7am-9pm

www.parks.ny.gov/parks/135/details.aspx

Southside Community Center 

305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-273-4190

www.sspride.org

The Southside Community Center offers a variety of recreational activities as a way to encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle for families. Offerings include basketball mini-camps and leagues, boxing, field trips, hiking trips, and more.

Stewart Park 

1 James L Gibbs Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-8364

Open daily 8am-10pm

www.cityofithaca.org/516/Stewart-Park

Sciencenter 

601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-0600

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

www.sciencenter.org

The Sciencenter is a nationally recognized museum, hosting 100,000 guests in Ithaca each year and reaching over 1.5 million guests worldwide through traveling exhibitions and outreach programs. Inspiring excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower. Free for those holding a NYS benefit card.

Theatres

Cinemapolis 

120 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-6115

www.cinemapolis.org

Hangar Theatre 

801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-2787

www.hangartheatre.org

Kitchen Theatre Company 

417 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-0570

www.kitchentheatre.org

State Theatre of Ithaca 

107 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-277-8283

www.stateofithaca.org

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

AA/NA/FA/MA/OA/ACA/Al-Anon Meetings

Ithaca Community Recovery, 518 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-256-3499

www.aacny.org

For more information about other meetings taking place in your area please visit the website.

OUTPATIENT

Alcohol & Drug Council Inc. (ADC) 

607-274-6288

www.alcoholdrugcouncil.org

Alcohol & Drug Council offers hope and recovery to people struggling with addiction and strengthens our community through prevention and education programs. This is done by using core values, hope, caring & compassion and commitment to excellence.

Outpatient Clinic

Green St #500, Ithaca, NY 14850

Patient-Centered Assessment

A drug and alcohol assessment is a patient-centered, face-to-face meeting with a clinician to determine what type of services, if any, are appropriate.

Individual Counseling

No single treatment plan is appropriate for all individuals. Using evidence-based practices, the Council is committed to setting a gold standard of care that is individualized.

Group Counseling

Group counseling is a therapeutic approach that includes members at different stages of treatment. Hearing from people who are coping or recovering gives hope to those at the beginning of the recovery process.

Integrated Treatment

We utilize an integrated treatment model to address both mental health and chemical dependence. Incorporating an evidence-based treatment approach, both the addiction and the mental illness are addressed concurrently and the entire medical, emotional and social life of the patient is taken into account.

Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS) 

607-273-5500

www.carsny.org

Outpatient and Administrative

334 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

CARS primary addiction services include: chemical dependency evaluation, groups, individual sessions, medical assessment, Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Vivitrol, and Sublocade medication management, Opioid Treatment Program, and case management services including referrals to vocational, educational, psychological and medical supports. 

DETOX

Addiction Crisis Center

28 East Main St. 4th floor, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

315-462-9466

The Addiction Crisis Center provides a residential detox and both short-term and long-term residential treatment. For men and women (pregnant women included). While in the facility they provide anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Bradford Recovery Center

64 School St. Millerton, PA 16936

570-937-6035

Bradford Recovery Center provides an inpatient detox and is a short term residential treatment center. They offer anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention, trauma related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation. They will take men and women (pregnant included) and they provide treatment for co-occurring disorders.

Brookdale Premier Addiction Recovery

2455 Back Mountain Rd. Scotrun, PA 18355

570-216-3540

Brookdale provides a detox and short-term residential treatment with options of hospital treatment for both men and women. While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation and provides treatment for those with co-occurring disorders.

CASA Trinity Inc

7309 Seneca Rd. North Suite 121 Hornell, NY 14843

607-282-5200

45 Maple St. Dansville, NY 14437

585-335-5052

CASA provides a hospital inpatient detox and both short and long-term inpatient treatment for men and women (pregnant women included). Treatment includes anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Freedom House

146 Hobart St. Rochester, NY 14611

585-546-1271

Freedom House is an inpatient detox and both a short and long-term facility for men. While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Helio Health: Willows Inpatient Rehabilitation

847 James St. Syracuse, NY 13203

314-701-1516

1850 Brighton Henrietta Townline Rd. 1st floor (detox only)

585-287-5622

Helio Health is a short-term detox and inpatient facility. While in detox there are no groups or individual counseling so the patient can rest, recover, and adjust to physically being without drugs or alcohol. Once the detox is complete the patient can then go to the Willows. The Willows provides anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

111 East End Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-824-3521

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center provides hospital detox and short-term inpatient treatment for men and women (pregnant women included). While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Monticello

17 Hamilton Ave. 1st & 2nd floor, Monticello, NY 12701

845-794-8080

Monticello provides hospital inpatient detox, both short and long-term inpatient for men. While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Silver Pines Treatment Center

5 White Owl Dr. Mahanoy City, PA 17948

570-773-5388

Silver Pines provides a detox and short-term residential treatment with options of hospital treatment for men and women (pregnant/postpartum women included). While inpatient they will provide options such as cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation and provides treatment for those with co-occurring disorders.

INPATIENT

Open Access Center

2353 North Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-6288

Open Saturdays & Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm offering education, walk-in assessments, referrals, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Naloxone (Narcan) distribution, brief intervention, and follow-up services.

Residential Addiction Recovery Center

6621 NY Route 227, Trumansburg, NY 14886

607-273-5500

CARS RARC is a 60-bed, currently a men’s program of six to nine months in range for successful completion (currently building a separate building for women). Clients attend treatment for over 50 hours each week, including weekly individual counseling. Their treatment philosophy is based on research based best practices around the core philosophy of the Matrix Model®. RARC clients participate in seven Matrix groups each week, Early Recovery, Relapse Prevention, Social Supports, and Family Education. 

Catholic Charities of Cortland County

29 Charles St. Cortland, NY 13045

607-756-9313

Catholic Charities provides a long-term residential treatment facility. They follow the Matrix Model which includes anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, aws well as 12-step facilitation.

McPike Addiction Treatment Center

1213 Court St. Utica, NY 13502

315-738-4600

McPike provides hospital inpatient treatment for both men and women. While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation. McPike is a facility for those with co-occurring disorders and is also a facility for those with a gambling addiction.

Fairview Alcoholism Crisis Center

247 Court St. Binghamton, NY13901

607-722-4080
Fairview provides a short-term inpatient facility. While in inpatient they will provide options such as anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and incentives, relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation. McPike is a facility for those with co-occurring disorders and is also a facility for those with a gambling addiction.

Van Dyke Addiction Treatment Center

7116 County Rd. 132 Building 12 Willard, NY 14588

315-835-6136

Van Dyke provides a hospital co-ed inpatient treatment for addiction as well as co-occurring disorders. They follow the Matrix Model which includes anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, substance use counseling, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

St. Joseph’s Hospital

555 St Joseph's Boulevard, Elmira, NY 14901

607-737-7801

St. Joseph’s provides a co-ed inpatient hospital facility for addiction and co-occurring disorders. They follow the Matrix Model which includes anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and incentives, relapse prevention, substance use counseling, trauma-related counseling, as well as 12-step facilitation.

Elmira Citadel

401 Division St. Elmira, NY 14901

607-734-0032

Citadel provides a long-term inpatient facility. While inpatient they provide brief intervention, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, as well as substance use counseling.

Grace House

58 Osborne St. Auburn, NY 13021

315-528-3998

Grace House is a long-term inpatient facility. While inpatient they provide treatment including brief intervention, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, substance abuse counseling, trauma-related counseling, and 12-step facilitation.


TRANSPORTATION

Bus Passes (Free When Available)

Catholic Charities 

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850        

607-272-5062

Mon-Fri 9am-12pm Re-opens between 1pm-3:30pm

www.catholiccharitiestt.org

FISH (Friends In Service Helping) 

150 Pearsall Pl, Ithaca, NY 14850

877-211-8667

www.fishoftc.org

FISH volunteers provide rides to Tompkins County residents in need of medical and health related services that are within the Tompkins County area. The FISH Call Center will take ride requests the day prior to an appointment; sameday service may be possible. 

Gadabout 

737 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-273-1878

www.gadaboutbus.org

Rides by reservations for people 60 or over, or people with disabilities. Pricing is $1.50 per one way trip within the City of Ithaca; $3.00 for trips that start or end outside city limits. To reserve rides, you must call 2 days in advance.

Medicaid Taxi 

607-274-5330 or 866-753-4543

www.medanswering.com/documents/Doc-MAS_Public_Site--2013-07-18-07-17-40.pdf

For rides to medical appointments that are not on a bus route.

Multicultural Resource Center 

516 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850        

607-279-8157

Mon-Fri 10am-12pm

www.multiculturalresourcecenter.org

OAR of Tompkins County 

230 South Fulton St, Ithaca, NY 14850        

607-272-7885

Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12pm

www.oartompkins.org 

Probation (Day Reporting)

320 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5380

Mon-Fri 8am-12pm

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/probation/ati-dr

Southern Tier Aids Program

314 W State/MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-4098

Mon-Fri 11:30am-5pm Closed on Wednesdays

Southern Tier AIDS Program (stapinc.org)

St. John’s Community Services 

618 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850        

607-354-8990

Open 24/7

www.sjcs.org/ithaca

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT)

737 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-277-RIDE (7433)

www.tcatbus.com

A private, nonprofit public transportation operator, created by Cornell University, Tompkins County, and the City of Ithaca providing buses throughout Tompkins County.

The following is summary of winter-spring 2024 service:

No changes to routes:

10, 11, 14, 15, 31, 32, 36, 37, 51, 52, 77, 81, 82 and 92

Routes with timing changes are:

13, 17, 20, 21, 30, 40, 43, 65, 67 and 90

Routes with more notable changes include:

For the TCAT bus schedule go to : Winter Spring 2024 Schedules - TCAT (tcatbus.com)

        

Women’s Opportunity Center 

315 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-1520

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm

For those working with WOC, rides may be available to interviews, appointments, etc.

www.womensopportunity.org


VETERAN PROGRAMS

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

866-406-8449

Provides referral to local VA medical center’s homeless and housing coordinator, refer to local shelters, employment etc.

Catholic Charities

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-5062

Mon-Fri 9am-12pm Re-opens between 1pm-3:30pm

www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Volunteer Transportation Network 

2309 N. Triphammer Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-2045

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

www.dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride

For those receiving medical care at Freeville VA Clinic.

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) 

Tompkins Workforce NY Career Center, Ithaca Commons, 

171 E State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850 

607-272-7570 ext 110

www.labor.ny.gov/vets/employspec/dvop.shtm

Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program specialists are disabled veterans themselves. They provide intensive case management services to veterans with significant barriers to employment, special disabled and disabled veterans, and veterans ages 18 to 24. They also provide a full range of employment services, including comprehensive assessments, individual employment plans, job referrals, referrals to training and support services, and resume and interview preparation assistance.

Ithaca Veterans Peace Coalition (Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation)

845-270-0439

www.veteransforpeace.org 

murphyvetsfor@gmail.com

An informal group that serves as a direct service organization for veterans in need and as a liaison to connect veterans with the Veterans Administration. The Peace Coalition also helps with commissary when veterans are in jail, sending books to veterans’ groups in prisons, and help finding housing. There is an information table set up at Tompkins County Workers Center, 3rd floor of Autumn Leaves Bookstore.

New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs

888-838-7697

www.va.gov 

Cornell University

John Canestaro, Veterans Benefits Advisor

607-255-8719

www.vcng.cornell.edu/nys-va

Information and counseling on federal, state, and local veterans’ benefits. Helps veterans, their dependents, and survivors apply for benefits.

Soldier On

413-584-4040

www.wesoldieron.org

A door-to-door outreach campaign assisting veterans and their families who are homeless or at the risk of becoming homeless. Soldier On provides in-home case management, referral services and temporary financial assistance for housing to veterans facing homelessness. Also helps with VA Loans and has a resiliency program. Soldier on provides assistance for those with any discharge status other than dishonorable. Income level must be 50% less than the area median

Tompkins County Department of Veterans Services

214 W State/ MLK Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5920

www.tompkinscountyny.gov/veteransservices

Tompkins County Department of Veterans Services exists to connect local Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces – and their families – with federal, state, and local resources. Staff make these connections through a combination of counseling, referral, and direct assistance with many benefits.

Tompkins/Cortland County VA Outpatient Clinic
2309 N. Triphammer Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-257-2045

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

www.va.gov/directory/GUIDE/facility.asp?id=6121

YOUTH SERVICES

Tompkins Community Action

The Corn Street Apartments

309 S. Corn St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-216-0457

Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm

Permanent supportive housing apartments for homeless pregnant or parenting young families with the head of the household between the ages of 18-25. Tenants must be experiencing homelessness immediately prior to move in and must be eligible for Section 8.

Learning Web

330 W. MLK Jr./State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-272-8162

Program for homeless and transient youth, many of whom have dropped out of school, move from dependence to self-sufficiency. Can assist with finding housing and identifying financial assistance sources. The Learning Web provides services to homeless and transient individuals aged 26-24. Must apply and be accepted into the Independent Living Program (homeless and working, or in school).

Tompkins County Department of Youth Services

320 W. MLK Jr./State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

607-274-5296

The Department of Youth Services provides preventive and foster care services for Tompkins County adolescent youth and their families, such as: preventing out-of-home placement of an at-risk child; working with youth placed in foster care by Family Court because of PINS/JD behaviors; and managing detention placements for Tompkins County youth.

Revised February 2024