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Links to local, New York State, and national organizations that provide services, training, or information about trauma and its effects. Some of these organizations may be available to do staff training or conduct library public programs, others may serve as resources to which patrons can be referred for direct assistance.
New York State Resources
New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Provides contact information for domestic violence programs throughout New York State, as well as a 24 hr hotline. (Phone: 1-800-942-6906; Languages & Special Communities Served: English, Spanish, multi-language, deaf or hard of hearing)
New York State Teen Dating Abuse Awareness & Prevention
Provides information for teens about identifying dating abuse, resources to locate help for victims of dating violence, as well as a 24 hr hotline. (Phone: 1-800-942-6906; Languages & Special Communities Served: English, Spanish, multi-language, deaf or hard of hearing)
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshops and lots of useful information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget. This site contains links to local program offices across NYS.
Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS)
MHANYS is an agency of support, education and advocacy for mental health issues. As part of its mission, MHANYS advocates for change in the mental health system ensuring access for all New Yorkers, fights stigma through community-based partnership programming, and provides information on mental health issues and services.
New York State Office of Mental Health
The Office of Mental Health (OMH) operates psychiatric centers across the State. OMH also regulates, certifies and oversees more than 4,500 programs, operated by local governments and nonprofit agencies.
New York State Trauma Informed Network
The New York State Trauma-informed Network supports champions of trauma responsive practices with improved connection and access to quality resources. Connect with other organizations around New York State, search resources and events on a variety of topics, and post resources and events that promote trauma-responsive practices.
NY Connects is your trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about long term services and supports in New York State for people of all ages or with any type of disability.
SANG: The Southern Adirondack Network Guide
The Southern Adirondack Network Guide (SANG) is a trusted resource for accurate, consistent, comprehensive, and unbiased social and human service information for the Southern Adirondack region of New York State.
Westchester Resilience Coalition
The Westchester Resilience Coalition builds awareness of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as a public health
concern. The Coalition seeks to foster individual, family and community resilience in Westchester County by supporting development of creative responses to the challenge of ACEs.
211: Get Connected, Get Help
A vital service that connects millions of people to help every year, in areas such as housing, food, health care, employment, mental health and substance abuse, senior services, and crisis/emergency/disaster assistance.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. 1-800-799-7223
Feeding America: Find Your Local Food Bank
Summary of Services: The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger.
Range: Find Meals for School Age Youth
Summary of Services: Range is a phone app designed to help users locate free summer meal locations for children across the country.
USDA Summer Food Service Program
Summary of Services: Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. The website has locations throughout the US.
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