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Advocacy

Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals and/or groups to ensure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible and that organizations within the established service delivery system meet the collective needs of the community; that attempt to marshal public support for a particular issue or cause; or that seek to influence legislation, local ordinances or administrative rulings in order to benefit specific interest groups or achieve specific social, political or environmental goals.

Found 76 resources (displaying 1 - 10)

Thru: AARP

Eligibility:
Members: ages 50 years or older. Associate members: to age 50 years. Call for information.
Languages:
Materials available in Spanish.

AARP New York

435 E Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY

Thru: Willow Domestic Violence Center

Eligibility:
Emergency shelter: Victim of domestic violence and their children (ages birth- 18 years of age or up to 21 if special needs).
Languages:
Spanish

Thru: Empowering People's Independence (EPI)

Eligibility:
Varies by program. Call for information.
Languages:
Spanish. Other language assistance available.

Empowering People's Independence (EPI)

6493 Ridings Road
Suite 115
Syracuse, NY

Empowering People's Independence (EPI)

6493 Ridings Road
Suite 115
Syracuse, NY

Empowering People's Independence (EPI)

31 Adams Avenue
Endicott, NY

Thru: Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth

Eligibility:
Ages 60 years and older. Spouse, family or interested persons of those aged 60 years and older. Call for information.

Wayne County Department of Aging and Youth

1519 Nye Road
Suite 300
Lyons, NY

Thru: Jewish Family Service of Rochester

Eligibility:
Client is age 55 and up. Client need not be Jewish.

Jewish Family Service of Rochester

255 East Avenue
Suite 201
Rochester, NY

Thru: Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter

Eligibility:
Individual living with Alzheimer's or another dementia.
Languages:
Language assistance available through national number 800-272-3900.

Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter

435 E Henrietta Road
Third Floor
Rochester, NY

Thru: Arc of Monroe

Eligibility:
Determined through the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities, must have an established diagnosis of a developmental disability (Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability, Traumatic Brain Injury, Other Neurological Impairment) must exist prior to age 22, with an expected continuation of the condition. Call for more information.
Languages:
American Sign Language, Spanish

Arc of Monroe

2060 Brighton Henrietta Townline Road
Rochester, NY

Thru: Center for Disability Rights, Inc.

Eligibility:
Individuals with disabilities or their families and caregivers.

Center For Disability Rights

34 Castle Street
Geneva, NY

Center for Disability Rights, Inc.

497 State Street
Rochester, NY

Thru: C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association

Eligibility:
Services are provided to families currently undergoing treatment, newly diagnosed, survivors and bereaved.

C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association

200 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY

Thru: Trillium Health

Eligibility:
Call for information.
Languages:
Spanish, American Sign Language

Trillium Health

259 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY

Trillium Health - Finger Lakes Office

30 Elm Street
Geneva, NY

Trillium Health - Southern Tier Office

18 Buell Street
Bath, NY


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