Community Resources & Other Services

1019 EAST WATER STREET Our Home Care Services

In home services provided for area agencies and individuals, including:
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Care
  • Home Health Aides
  • Contracts and fee for service
  • Home inspection/supervision

Our Mental Health Clinic

We provide a wide array of community based outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and families, including health assessment, crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, medication therapy, individual, couples, family, and group therapies, symptom management and support, and case management.

Our Programs Include:

  • Crisis Intervention Services offers a mobile response team providing telephone and face-to-face crisis counseling and referral services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Urgent Care Services provide on-site and Emergency Room assessment for individuals in need of immediate mental health assessment, psychiatric evaluation, medication therapy assessment, and referral.
  • General Clinic Services for identified mental health problems.
  • Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Trauma Treatment Programsserving individuals and families affected by abuse and trauma, including victims, survivors, and offenders; and promoting safety, communication, stress and anger management; relationship building and expansion of community resources.
  • Community-Based Case Management Services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness in need of assistance in the areas of self care, social functioning, activities of daily living, economic self-sufficiency, and self-direction; for geriatric consumers in need of mental health consultation, and for mentally ill individuals upon release from jail.


Southern Tier Integrated Services (STIRS) Day treatment for adults who are severely and chronically mentally ill, including evening programming and sliding fee scale.
Compeer Volunteer Program "Big Brother, Big Sister" type programs offering volunteer friend matches for mentally ill people, including:
  • Matching volunteers with adult consumers
  • Family to Family
  • Circle of Friends Program at area schools
  • Recruitment & training of volunteers
  • Ongoing professional Guidance

Community Resources

Family Services works with many area agencies along with many state and national entities
Housing, Skills, Independence:

• Arbor Housing & Development (607)654-7487
• Gateways Community Living/Catholic Charities (607)734-9784

Assisting Individuals with Disabilities:

• Able2 (607)734-7107
• ACCESS-VR (607)734-5294
• AIM Independent Living Center (607)962-8225
• Capabilities, Inc. (607)734-2006
• Pathways, Inc. (607)937-3200
• The ARC of Chemung (607)734-6151

Substance Abuse, Recovery:

• Trinity (607)737-5215
• Salvation Army Elmira Citadel Our House Community Residence (607)734-0032

Children/Adolescent Services:

• CIDS (Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Developmental Services) (607)733-6533
• CIS (Children’s Integrated Service) (607)737-5582
• Chemung County Youth Bureau (607)737-2907
• Southern Tier Pediatrics (607)734-2264

Long Term Care, Aging, Hospice, Grief:

• CareFirst (607)962-3100
• Dept. of Aging & Long Term Care (607)737-5520

Health, Wellness, Community:

• Catholic Charities (607)734-9784
• EOP (Economic Opportunity Program) (607)734-6174
• Foodbank of the Southern Tier (607)796-6061
• Salvation Army (607) 732-0314
• YWCA of Elmira (607)733-5575

Chemung County Agencies & Information:

• Chemung County Social Services & Government Offices (607)737-5302
• Arounja for Chemung County
• Network of Care for Chemung County
• Brian Hart, Director of Community Services (607)737-5501


• Arnot Odgen Medical Center (607)737-4100
• Guthrie

Other Area Mental Health Agencies:

• Elmira Psychiatric Center (607)737-4711
• Schuyler County Mental Health (607)535-8282
• Steuben County Mental Health Center (607) 664-2255

New York State Healthcare:

• NYAPRS (New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services)
• OASAS (New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services)
• OMH (New York State Office of Mental Health)

Federal Healthcare:

• NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)
• SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Chemung County:

• CTran (Chemung County Transit) (607)734-5211
• Totem Taxi (607)734-6161
Steuben County:
• IHS (Institute for Human Services) (607)776-9467


• ACCESS-VR (607)734-5294
• BOCES (607)739-3581
• Capabilities, Inc. (607)734-2006
• CCC (Corning Community College) (607)962-9222
• EOP (Economic Opportunity Program) (607)734-6174

Hotline Numbers:

• Chemung County Crisis (607)737-5369
• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
• New York State Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-942-6906
• Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.

You can also contact Confidential Chat at

This is made available for veterans and their families.