• Family Support Resources in our Community


    We hope the following list of resources will help provide beneficial support to you and your families. This listing is not an endorsement of any practice or provider. It is simply a tool to help you explore area providers that might be of assistance to you and your families in times of need. If you have any questions about any of the listings below; please contact the Perkins School main office at (315) 332-3310.



    Boike Marriage & Family Counseling

    Provides counseling services to youth and their families. Individual and family counseling is available.

    Main Location – 100 Linden Oaks, Suite 102, Rochester, NY  14625

    (585) 385-1950

    Canandaigua Office - 585-394-1442


    Catholic Charities of Wayne County

    This agency offers a broad range of services from counseling to food to clothing to residential services. They have a food pantry at various locations along with a clothing center in Wolcott. This agency can also provide support with early intervention services along with college bound services.

    1141 East Union Street,  

    Newark, NY  14513

    (315) 331-4867


    Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes

    Provides counseling services to youth and their families.  Individual and family counseling is available.  Sexual abuse counseling is available for youths and adults.


       Newark Office:                           Main Office:

       165 East Union Street               671 S. Exchange Street

       Newark, NY  14513                   Geneva, NY  14456

       (315) 331-8493                          (315) 789-2613

                                                    Fax (315) 789-2524


              Toll Free 877-789-2613

              www.fcsfl.org – web site





    FLACRA’s Newark Outpatient Clinic

    Treatment for substance abusers as well as counseling services for the children who have been affected by addiction in their families.  The child can receive support whether or not the adult is participating in FLACRA.

    310 West Union Street

    Newark, NY  14513

    (315) 331-3862


    Green Angels

    The Green Angels aims to enrich the lives of local children with quality gently used toys, books and clothes at no cost, while encouraging citizens to experience the benefits of giving back to their community by recycling household items. Additionally we provide infant items to young mothers such as diapers, pack ‘n plays, strollers and crib mattresses. All items are free and delivered at no charge. Used for assistance to families in times of crisis.

    Tel:     315.573.3200 (message or text)
    Mail:   Marya@the-green-angels.org
    Web:   www.wayneresourceguide.org


    Lifetime Care / Hospice of Wayne and Seneca Counties

    1120 South Main Street

    Newark, NY  14513


                Bereavement Support Program for Children and Youth – Stepping Stones

                Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month,

                7:00 – 8:30 PM – Park Presbyterian Church, Newark

                Facilitator:  Rosemary Guchone


                Surviving Spouses Group

                Meets twice monthly for 8 sessions at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

                400 S. Main Street, Newark

                Facilitator:  Jean Dyer Yost


                Cancer Support Groups (individual with cancer diagnosis and their family



                All programs are free.  For more information or to register contact Roseanne

                Critchlow, Coordinator of Bereavement and Support Services

                (315) 331-7990, 568-1566 or 1-800-562-1650




    Roosevelt Children’s Center

    Roosevelt Children's Center offers a wide variety of diverse services through an experienced, licensed and/or certified staff including special education and early childhood educators, speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses, Early Intervention service coordinators and assistive technology providers.

    848 Peirson Avenue

    Newark, NY  14513

    (315) 331-2086


    Victim Resource Center

    The Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, Inc. (VRC) is a private, non-profit domestic, sexual, stalking, dating violence, and child abuse services agency in Upstate New York.

    The agency provides a 24/7 bilingual (Spanish/English)  toll-free hotline at

    (866) 343-8808 or (800) 456-1172.

    165 East Union Street

    Newark, NY  14513

    (315) 331-1171


    Wayne ARC

    Provides numerous services for children with disabilities and their families. Some of their services are; crisis intervention, diagnostic and treatment clinics, case management, etc. See website for further description: http://www.waynearc.org/

    150 Van Buren Street

    Newark, NY 14513

    (315) 331-7741

    (315) 331-4857 (fax)


    Wayne Behavioral Health Network

    Children and Youth Services

    The Children & Youth Services Clinic treats youth, ages 3 to 18, for emotional and

    mental health problems.  Therapists, counselors, nurses, and psychiatrists are available to treat your child in a team approach.  Intake Appointments can be scheduled by calling the above number or by walking in.  Costs are covered by most insurance, but a sliding-scale fee is available.  Treatment is recovery-focused and family centered.  Specialties include the treatment of ADD/ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma/abuse, and crisis intervention.  Some in-home outreach services are available, based on need.

    1519 Nye Road

    Lyons, NY  14489

    (315) 946-5722

    (315) 946-5726 (fax)

       wbhn@co.wayne.ny.us – e-mail address

       http://web.co.wayne.ny.us/index.php/wbhn/ - web site


    Wayne County Action Program

    Family Development Center Program & Parent Support Connection. Provides a variety of services including; after school programs, head start, youth and family interventions and more. See the following website for more information: http://www.waynecap.org

    7190 East Ridge Road

    Sodus NY 14551

    (315) 483-8080

    (315) 483-4601 (fax)


    Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth

    The Department of Aging and Youth is committed to serve the under-21 and over-60 residents of Wayne County.  The Department’s primary goals are to foster independence, mediate problems, and advocate for services to enhance the quality of life for old and young populations with allocated State, County and Federal funds in accordance to policies and guidelines.  They assess and prioritize individual and community needs, provide appropriate services and develop resources, whenever possible, to meet these needs.

    1519 Nye Road

    Suite 300

    Lyons, NY  14489

    (315) 946-5624

    (315) 946-7626 – fax



    Wayne County Department of Social Services

    Services include child protective services, social services, adoption services, Medicaid, social security and preventative services.

    Ask for Service Intake Worker for assistance

    P. O. Box 10

    Lyons, NY  14489

    (315) 946-4881

    (315) 946-7626 – fax










    Wayne County Public Health

    Early Intervention Program

    http://web.co.wayne.ny.us/index.php/publichealth/early-intervention/ - web site

    The program provides service coordination for children with special needs.

    1519 Nye Road

    Suite 200

    Lyons, NY  14489

    (315) 946-7262

    (315) 946-5767 – fax


    Sodus Community Health

    This is a center that will provide dental services for young children.



    Local Support group

    This is a support group for family members, caretakers and friends of individuals living with mental illness.

    First Baptist Church of Williamson

    4212 East Main Street

    Williamson, NY 14589


    Supported by:  NAMI Rochester, phone 585.423.1593 or email: info@namirochester.org for more information about the NAMI Family Support Group.


    Community Centers

    Community centers provide many different activities for young children to senior citizens which promote a healthy community and lifestyle.



    (315) 946-6202




    (315) 331-2532




    (315) 597-5501