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What is NY Connects?
NY Connects is a way to receive information and assistance on Long Term Services and Supports available in New York. This service is available for people of all ages and incomes. This service is now available in Oswego County.
What are Long Term Services and Supports?
Long Term Services and Supports are services which assist those of all ages and abilities to remain as independent as possible. Below are some examples of services NY Connects can help with:
Who does NY Connects serve?
Anyone who needs information on long term services and supports:
New York State Offices
New York State Office for the Aging- www.againg.ny.gov
New York State Department of Health- www.health.ny.gov
New York State Office of Mental Health - www.omh.ny.gov
New York State Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities -www.opwdd.com
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) - www.ssa.gov/ny
NY Connects NYS- www.nyconnects.ny.gov
Oswego County Department of Social Services - www.oswegocounty.com/dss
Oswego County Mental Hygeine - www.oswegocounty.com/mental
Oswego Hospice- www.oswegocounty.com/health/hospice
Oswego Health- www.oswegohealth.org
Oswego Catholic Charities- www.ccoswego.com
Oswego County Office for the Aging- www.oswegocounty.com/ofa
Community Services Directory - www.oswegocounty.com/youth/index
Nursing and Adult Homes in Oswego County:
Caregivers can be helped in many ways, especially in Oswego County, please visit www.oswegocounty.com/ofa/caregiver for access to the Caregiver Newsletter, Caregiver Support Group Schedule, Caregiver Respite Program, Caregiver�s Corner Resource Center, Caregiver Education and Counseling for Caregivers.
Many resources are also available for caregivers online. See the websites listed below for information on caregiver support and caregiver education.
www.caregiveraction.org- The Caregiver Action Network serves all kinds of caregivers byproviding education, peer support and resources.
www.caringinfo.org- Caring info assists families, individuals and caregivers by providing free recourses to help people make decisions about end- of-life care and services.
www.aarp.org- AARP has a designated section on their webpage for caregivers. This page provides articles, blogs and resources on topics in care giving.
A NY Connects professional can assist you on the phone or in person from 8:30 am to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Please call (315) 349-8697 or toll free at (800) 342-9871.
In person please visit the Oswego County Office for the Aging at 70 Bunner Street Oswego, NY.
Questions about the Oswego County Office for the Aging?