Connie G. Richardson Community Investment Funded Partner Programs & Community Initiatives
American Red Cross – Finger Lakes Chapter
Disaster Cycle Services: UWSC funding specifically supports Seneca County families after they have experienced a disaster such as a home fire, flood or other event.
BioMed: UWSC funding specifically supports the process of blood collection and distribution in Seneca County
Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes
UWSC funds 1:1 case management to Seneca County families including program supplies and other necessary materials where there are no other available community resources to meet the need.
UWSC funds their UW Emergency Assistance Program providing direct financial assistance to Seneca County residents in the form of rental assistance, security deposits and utility payments to low income, housing-vulnerable households in crisis.
Child & Family Resources
UWSC funds their UW Seneca Child Care Subsidy Program covering program costs and providing child care payments directly to registered/licensed or enrolled school age programs for care of Seneca County children.
Creative Choices Child Care Center
UWSC provides funds towards necessary operating costs to help maintain affordable rates and quality care in Seneca County.
Family Counseling Center of the Finger Lakes, Inc.
UWSC funds a sliding scale for Seneca County residents in need of services but without the necessary resources.
UWSC funding is to help increase LGBTQ+ services available to Seneca County residents.
Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency (FLACRA)
UWSC funds help to ensure the basic needs and financial stability for Supportive Living & Housing individuals in Seneca County as well as cover some outpatient service gaps for uninsured Seneca County residents.
Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY)
UWSC funds staff attorney and staff paralegal time to provide legal representation and legal information concerning housing and public benefits legal issues to Seneca County residents.
Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County
UWSC funds the purchase of new assessment materials and supplies needed by tutors to enable Seneca County students to reach their full potential as individuals, parents, workers and citizens.
UWSC funds a weekly, in-person late elementary/middle school afternoon program exploring topics related to STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes, Inc.
UWSC helps to fund their Volunteer Education Program providing training to volunteers working with hospice patients covering specific topis such as symptom management, interaction with family and residents and spiritual considerations.
Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes
UWSC provides funding to assist Seneca County residents to overcome potential barriers to leaving or to maintaining independence after leaving an abusive relationship through emergency financial assistance.
Seneca County Children’s Committee
UWSC funding is used to provide direct financial assistance to Seneca County youth and their families with needs unable to be filled by other existing programs such as clothing, beds, blankets, boots, bedding, security deposits, utility bills, scholarships, sports fees, etc.
Seneca County House of Concern
UWSC funding supports the continue operation of their food pantry services including staff salaries, utilities and program supplies such as food and equipment.
Seneca County Senior Center, Inc.
UWSC helps support programming specific to Seneca County seniors offering a safe and welcoming environment where seniors from all walks of life can come to see assistance, guidance and support.
Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition
Housed out of UWSC, this prevention & education coalition works closely with community partners to assess local need, increase awareness and perception of harm and reduce stigma of addiction and treatment.
Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition
Housed out of UWSC, this coalition is working to create an inclusive Seneca County community that openly discusses suicide and mental health without stigma, offers hope & healing to those affected by suicide through increased knowledge and awareness throughout the county.
Seneca Falls Historical Society
UWSC funds support an annual author’s visit to both Frank Knight and Cady Stanton schools and a book for each student participating in the program.