Oswego County Office for the Aging

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of Oswego County
1-800-342-9871 or 315-349-8697
www.nyconnects.ny.gov

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:

NYS & Community Resources

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

Community Resources

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

ARISE- www.ariseinc.org

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:

Caregiver Resources

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´┐Żs 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.

Contact Us

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.


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