Way's mission is to meet the needs and improve the quality of life for the people of the
county. A system of volunteers in an ongoing effort to raise and allocate funds for the
services to non-profit member agencies.
Serves dependent children
and families with a primary concern of protecting children and family conservation when
possible. Provides counseling, child protective services, adoption, emergency
placement, independent living, day care eligibility, foster care, community-based
placement, residential placement, in-home services, homemaker, intake and referral.
Volunteer organization that
provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people to prevent, prepare for and
respond to emergencies. Provides emergency food, clothing and shelter to victims of
natural disasters, emergency communications between military personnel and their families
to notify in cases of birth, death, and illness and to arrange for emergency leave,
bloodmobiles, safety courses.
Helps develop capability of
individuals with mental retardation, community living arrangement program, host family program, family aid program, recreation program for children in conjunction with schools.
Center provides care for infants and
toddlers, preschool and school age children
with a full curriculum of infant stimulation
incorporated into daily care.
For preschool children, the curriculum includes both
recreational activities. Before and after school care programs
that enhance and encourage a child's success in school.
Provides strength to
families under stress including individual, marital, family and group therapy, employee
assistance program, drug and alcohol outpatient services, family life education programs,
pregnancy counseling, custody/visitation mediation, adoption home studies.
Targets small children and
the elderly. Serves the working poor in the county, provides clothing thrift shop,
nursing home visitation by Green Thumb volunteers, Christmas Bureau, Thanksgiving dinner
for boarding home residents, purchasing shoes, coats, medicine, etc., for the needy.
Educating about cancer,
cancer prevention, financial assistance for cancer patients. Assistance for
transportation, medication, dressings, rehabilitation, loan of walkers, wheelchairs,
commodes. Cancer screening clinics 3-4 times a year
A Public service
organization charged with administering the Chesapeake Bay Program, Erosion and Sediment
Pollution, Wetland and Stream Encroachment, and Environmental Education Programs within
the county. Works cooperatively with the NRCS and the State Dept. of Environmental
Protection to ensure conservation of the county's natural resources. Topographic
maps and plat books for Wyoming County are available.
Housing rehabilitation, home
repairs, to bring home up to federal housing quality standards, weatherization and
preservation of the home. Provides eligible first-time home buyers with affordable
mortgages and provides housing rehabilitations of the home being purchased.
Provides education and
prevention services to pre-delinquent youth. Intervention, education, counseling,
supervision to delinquent youth. Investigates and assesses eligible youth and
advises the judiciary concerning appropriate dispositional alternatives.
Public Welfare. Program purpose: the administration of income
maintenance and medical programs, according to state policy regulations.
Services provided: Aid to families
with dependent children; general assistance; medical assistance; state
blind pension; food stamps; supplementary security income; unemployment
and training services; information and referral; and low-income home
energy assistance program.
Case management and support,
outpatient treatment, partial hospitalization, parent counselor program, mental
retardation services, family-based crisis service. HUGUS, in-home outreach
program, school outreach, inpatient care, mental health respite, mobile crisis, case
management, SAP outpatient in the school, consultation and education.