Local Programs and Services

If you’re a full-time caregiver of a friend or loved one, it can be difficult to find the local programs and services you need. Nascentia Health wants to make it as simple as possible for you to obtain information on home care services, governmental agencies, nutrition programs, transportation programs, non-profit organizations, and local senior programs. Please visit the links below for more information on local programs and services that can assist you with your needs.

Home Care Services

– Home Aides of Central New York

Home Health Aide Service, Caregiver Respite Service, Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service, and Home Aides REACH Program 315.476.4295
http://www.homeaidescny.org/home-care-services-from-home-aides-of-central-new-york/

– Nascentia Health – 1.888.477.HOME (TTY/TDD: 711)
https://www.nascentiahealth.org

Home Care Providers

– New York State Association of Health Care Providers – 518.463.1118
http://www.nyshcp.org/custom/directory/provider.aspx

– Hospice of Central New York – 315.634.1100
http://www.hospicecny.org

– Oswego County Hospice – 315.349.8259
http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/health/hospice.html

– Madison County Hospice – 315.735.6484 or 800.317.5661
http://www.hospicecareinc.org/

– Cayuga County Hospice – 315.255.2733
http://www.hospiceofthefingerlakes.org/

– National Association for Home Care and Hospice – 202.547.7424
http://www.nahc.org/

Governmental Agencies

– Central New York – Offices of Aging

Onondaga County – 315.435.2362
http://www.ongov.net/ay/aOverview.html

Madison County – 315.697.5700
http://www.ofamadco.org/

Oswego  County – 315.349.3484
http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/ofa/index.html

Cayuga County – 315.253.1226
http://co.cayuga.ny.us/aging/

– Onondaga County ICare Institute
Free classes for caregivers offered throughout the year.
http://www.ongov.net/ay/icare.html

– New York Connects; Choices for Long Term Care – (search by county at the top of the screen)
http://www.nyconnects.ny.gov/nyprovider/consumer/indexNY.do

Onondaga County – 315.435.1400
Oswego County – does not currently have NY Connects program
Madison County – 315.697.5700
Cayuga County – 315.253.1100

– New York State Office for the Aging – 800.342.9871
http://www.aging.ny.gov/

Nutrition Programs

– Onondaga County Meals on Wheels programs and other non-profit and church/temple food services for the elderly
http://www.ongov.net/ay/nutrition.html#mow

– Madison County MOW’s – 315.697.5700
http://www.ofamadco.org/

– Oswego County MOW’s – 315.349.3484 or 1.800.596.3200, ext 484
http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/ofa/senior.html

– Cayuga County MOW’s – 315.253.1550
http://co.cayuga.ny.us/aging/homemeals.htm

Driving Programs

– Onondaga Senior Call-A-Ride Program (OSCAR)
http://www.centro.org/OSCAR.aspx

– Onondaga County Senior Transportation Services
http://www.ongov.net/ay/saferoads/older/trans_services.pdf

Non-Profit Organizations/Senior Programs

– Alzheimer’s Association, CNY Chapter – 800.272.3900
http://www.alz.org/centralnewyork/

– InterFaith Works Senior Companion Program – 315.449.3552
http://www.interfaithworkscny.org/programs/senior/

– OASIS – OASIS is a unique educational program for mature adults who want to continue to grow, learn and be productive during the best years of their lives. – 315.464.6555
http://www.oasisnet.org/Cities/East/SyracuseNY.aspx

– Senior Centers (Onondaga County)
http://ongov.net/ay/documents/SeniorCentersREV.pdf

– Jewish Community Center – 315.445.2360
http://jccsyr.org/seniors.html