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Medical

Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Western New York- medical- Community Health Center of Buffalo

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- HELP USA

Statewide- affordable housing directory- NY Housing Search

Regional

Western New York- Family Promise

County/City

Auburn- Rescue Mission

Brooklyn- Rachel’s Joy

Bronx County- Good Counsel Homes

East Rochester- The Margaret Home

Ithaca- Rescue Mission

Jamaica- ICNA Relief

Lockport- Lockport Cares

New Rochelle- The Elinor Martin Residence

New York City- Jeremiah Program

New York City- NYC Housing Connect

Niagara Falls- Carolyn’s House

Niagara Falls- Community Missions of Niagara Frontier

Niagara Falls (age limits)- The Crib

Richmond County- Good Counsel Homes

Rockland County- Good Counsel Homes

Syracuse- Chadwick Residence

Syracuse- Rescue Mission

Syracuse- Spanish Action League

Syracuse- The Salvation Army

Syracuse- Vera House Inc.

Wantagh- Momma’s House

Westchester County- Good Counsel Homes

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Lockport- NPA Daycare Assistance- Niagara County Social Services

Lockport- YWCA

Niagara Falls- The Community Child Care Clearinghouse of Niagara

Niagara Falls- YWCA

North Tonawanda- YWCA

Syracuse- Huntington Family Centers

Syracuse- The Salvation Army

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance HEAP

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Lockport- diaper pantry, infant care products- St. John’s

Syracuse- diaper banks- CNY Diaper Bank

Syracuse- support and home visits- Huntington Family Centers

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride

Regional

Western New York- food pantry and soup kitchen directory- Food Bank of WNY

County/City

Ithaca- daily meals, food pantry, etc.- Rescue Mission

Lockport- food pantry, furniture, etc.- St. John’s

Lockport- food pantry, soup kitchen- The Salvation Army

New York City- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

Niagara Falls- soup kitchen, food pantry, clothing, household items, furniture, etc.-  Community Missions of Niagara Frontier

Niagara Falls- food pantry- Heart, Love, and Soul

Niagara Falls- Collaborative Social Service Partners- Niagara Family Center

Niagara Falls- daily meals- Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission

Syracuse- food assistance, clothing assistance, food pantry, emergency services, etc.- Huntington Family Centers

Syracuse- showers, daily meals, clothing, etc.- Rescue Mission

Syracuse- daily meals, social services- Samaritan Center

Syracuse- food pantry- The Salvation Army

Syracuse- clothing closet, food pantry- University United Methodist Church

Williamsville- food pantry- Evangel Food Pantry

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Lockport- Moms United

Niagara County- Healthy Families Niagara

Syracuse- Huntington Family Centers

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

New York law does not address timeframe for consent.

The consent may be revoked within forty-five days of the execution of the document.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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