The Children with Special Health Care Needs program is the umbrella which houses Early Intervention (EI), Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Child Find. It is also a resource and referral program for children birth through age 21. The CSHCN program provides assistance to families who may need help accessing various health care professionals and other community resources.
Our Senior Nutrition Program delivers low cost, hot and nutritionally sound weekday meals to those Cayuga County residents who cannot come to the meal sites.This service helps the Seniors of Cayuga County to stay in their own homes.
The New York State Department of Health recommends every child be tested at one and two years of age and assessed for risk of lead poisoning at each well-child visit up until 6 years of age. If your child has not been tested for lead, you should check with your health care provider or call the Health Department at 315-253-1560.
Temporary Assistance is temporary financial help for needy men, women and children. If you are unable to work, can’t find a job, or your paycheck does not meet your everyday expenses, TA may be able to help you. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply in Cayuga County.
WIC is a federally funded healthy food and nutrition program available to families in your community. The income requirements for WIC are surprising and many families qualify for this benefit and are not taking advantage of it.