• Parent Resources



    Mental Health Counseling Providers:


    The Wellsville Counseling Center: Located at 4220 State Rt. 417 Wellsville, NY 14895. Their office phone number is 585-593-6300. The Counseling Center accepts Medicaid, and works with children and families of all ages. 


    Mary Plonka: Located at 112 South Clinton St. Olean, NY 14760. Her phone number is 716-373-6735. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor. Mary is a fee for service provider and does not accept insurance or Medicaid at this time. 


    Dr. Sean Siebert: Located at 515 Pine St. Jamestown, NY. His phone number is 716-664-7501, and his office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. He is a Clinical Psychologist, and accepts several insurance plans. Please inquire about this at the time of initial contact. 


    Rehabilitation Today Services: Located at 784 Main St. Olean, NY 14760. Their phone number is 716-372-3550, they accept various insurance and Managed Care plans. Their office offers psychiatric evaluations and counseling for diagnoses such as PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), ADD (attention deficit disorder), mental health and behavioral problems in children, adolescents, adults and families.


    Child and Family Services Center of Alfred University: Located at 6 Sayles St. Alfred, NY 14802. Their phone number is 607-871-2229. They are open Monday-Thursday from 1:00pm to 7:00pm. The fee is a sliding scale fee, and they will not turn families away because of an inability to pay. This group of counselors work with children and adolescents ages 3 years old through the age of 21. The counselors specialize in working with individuals who have mood or anxiety problems, relationship issues, and stress management.  


    Alfred Counseling Associates: Offices located in Alfred, Belmont, Dansville, Wayland, and Wellsville. Their phone number is 607-587-8390. They have flexible hours during the week, and they are able to work with most insurance providers. They are also willing to work with most clients regardless of their financial situation. There are multiple counselors who focus on addressing issues such as: depression, anxiety, grief, post-traumatic stress, abuse, life transitions, stress, and eating disorders. They also have a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Alfred to assist with medication management. 


    John Sobraske: Located at 11 S. Goodman St. Rochester, NY 14607. His phone number is 585-271-1360. John is a LMHC who specializes in adoption and attachment counseling. He al


    Milestone: The Wellsville office is located at 112 Park Avenue Wellsville, NY 14895. The phone number for the Wellsville office is 585-593-1859. They accept various insurance plans. The following doctors work in this office:  Kim Peckham, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Lynn O’Connell, PsyD., Dr. Laura DeMarco, Ph.D., Dr. Robert Maiden, Ph.D and Michelle S. Bennett, MSN, NPP.  Services provided include medication management/psychopharmacology, individual/couples/family counseling for all ages, and psychological assessments for all ages. Several of our doctors have evening and weekend hours available.





    Parenting Education:


    Healthy Families: Located at 234 N. Union St. Olean, NY 14760. Their phone number is 716-372-5987. Healthy Families Allegany / Cattaraugus are voluntary home visiting programs for expectant and new parents that promote parent/child interaction, self-sufficiency and encourage families to access community resources. Families can enter the program prenatally and up until the baby reaches the age of three months. There are four levels of home visit intensity provided until the child reaches the age of five, or attends preschool or Head Start.



    Finger Lakes Parent Network: Located at 25 W. Steuben St. Bath, NY 14810. This agency services Allegany County. Their phone number is 607-776-2164, or you can call them toll free at 800-934-4244. FLPN provides family and family support services to families in need. They are able to also provide intensive support services for families with at-risk children and family support groups with free childcare. All services are at no cost and no diagnosis is required to receive services; however, children typically have some form of special needs. 



    Parent Network of Western New York: Located at 1000 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14202. Their phone number is 716-332-4170. This agency also provides various trainings for families and other providers dealing with children who have development disabilities, mental health disorders, ADHD, and Autism. 




    Food Pantry: 


    Cuba Cultural Center: Located at 38 E. Main St. Cuba, NY 14727. Their phone number is 585-209-0052.  They provide a Mobile Pantry Distribution, every other Wednesday, 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Families are served on a first come, first served basis, and there are no income nor residency requirements. This is a free program. Monthly Distribution food distributions are on the third Friday of each month, starting at 12 PM to 4 PM.  This is open to residents of Allegany County.  If you are new to this program, please bring proof of residence. This is also a free program.  Free Emergency Food boxes are available to families on an as-needed basis. 

    You can also purchase quality, frozen food (mostly protein) at rock bottom prices.  Select items from a monthly shopping list, paying when you order, using cash, debit/credit, or SNAP.  You would pick up your food the following week.



    Catholic Charitie/Salvation Army: Located at the corner of Pearl St. and Maple Ave. in Wellsville, NY. Their phone number is 585-296-3757. They primarily will serve the communities from Scio to Wellsville, but also will services the community of Angelica. However, they will serve any family that resides in Allegany County one time. If families are in need of on-going support, there is an intake process. They require the families address and last four digits of family member’s social security number. From this they generate an intake number and families can then access services once a month. Once a family is connected they can provide families with 3 day supply of food for all family members once a month.  


    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. The office phone number is 585-268-7605 or toll free at 1-800-877-8339. They can also help provide families with access to local food pantries. 





    Substance abuse:

    Allegany Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (ACASA): Outpatient treatment is located at 2956 Airway Rd. Wellsville, NY 14895. Their phone number is 585-593-6738. There is also a satellite office located at 40 W. Main St. Cuba, NY 14727. The phone number for this office is 585-968-1482. ACASA is a multidisciplinary treatment team for people who are referred or self-directed, and meets the admission criteria. Services are also provided for families whose lives have been affected by the disease of addiction. Counselors are available to provide information and referrals, assessments, evaluations, individual and group counseling, child and family counseling, family interventions, and educational/vocational counseling.  



    Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous: Weekly meetings are held at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church located on Willets Ave. in Belmont, NY. These meetings are Monday nights at 8:00pm.

    Please also utilize the link below for other meetings in this area. Most of these meetings take place in Wellsville, Alfred, Hornell, and Olean.








    Domestic Violence:


    24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 593-5322

    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813 can assist in providing Free and confidential supportive services are available for domestic violence victims and their children, including: Emergency Shelter, Advocacy, Information and Referrals, Family Court Order of Protection Petition Preparation, Family Court Accompaniment, Risk Assessments, Safety Planning, Educational Groups for Adults and Children, and Support Groups. For more information please call 1-800-593-5322 or email dvprogram@accordcorp.org




    Developmental Disabilities Support Services:


    Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD): The contact information for OPWDD is 1-800-487-6310.  This is a state run agency that assists children and adults with enrolling in specialized services based on documented developmental disabilities. Some qualifying developmental disabilities (prior to the age of 22) included: Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, and Neurological Impairment. For more information related to eligibility requirements and services please go to:



    Allegany Arc:  Located at 50 Farnum St. Wellsville, NY 14895. The phone number is 585-593-5700. The Arc assists individuals and families with services coordination, advocacy, family reimbursement, respites, self-directed services, community and day habilitation, and Special Olympics. For additional information please go to: 



    Directions in Independent Living: Located at 512 West State St. Olean, NY 14760. Their phone number is 1-800-330-6305 or 716-373-4602.   Directions can assist individuals and families with services coordination, advocacy, family reimbursement, respites, self-directed services, community and day habilitation, mental health services, support groups, independent living supports, and transitional services. For more information please go to:





    Clothing Needs:


    Wellsprings Ministries: Located at 5993 County Rt. 16 Belfast, NY 14711. Their phone number is 585-365-2250. They are open Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 10:00am to 1:45pm. 


    Catholic Charities: Located at 67 East Pearl St. Wellsville, NY 14895. Their phone number is 585-296-3757. The store is open Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 10:00am to 3:00pm. 



    Salvation Army: Located at 3373 Riverside Dr. Scio, NY 14880. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.   


    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. They provide clothing vouchers for families in need. Contact Dorothy Fenske at 585-268-7605 ext. 1601.



    Kinship Caregiver Support Services: 


    NYS Kinship Navigator: Their phone number is 1-877-454-6463. This is the phone number for the NYS Kinship Navigator program. This is a program of Catholic Family Center located at 87 N. Clinton Ave. Rochester, NY 14604. They provide supports for grandparents, relatives, and family friends caring for children. They help with financial assistance, knowing your legal rights, parenting issues, and respite options.




    Housing supports:


    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. The office phone number is 585-268-7605 or toll free at 1-800-877-8339. ACCORD can help with providing individuals and families with rental assistance, temporary housing, low income housing, and home repairs. You can contact ACCORD at 585-268-7605 ext. 1029 to inquire about these services. 



    Allegany County Department of Social Services: Located at 7 Court St. Belmont, NY 14813. Their phone number is 585-268-9622.







    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. The phone number is 585-268-7080. The Wheels for Work program is a program that aims to help working individuals maintain employment by providing loans to purchase a vehicle.  Applicants must meet eligibility requirements. The eligibility requirements are as followed: you must be an Allegany County resident, currently working 20 hours a week and able to provide 4 recent, consecutive, paystubs. You must also have a minor child or are expecting a child under the age of 18 years old, and have a valid NYS driver’s license. http://www.accordcorp.org/departments/Vehicle-Loans.html






    ACCORD:  Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. The phone number is 585-268-7605, ext. 1601 or email dfenske@accordcorp.org. The ASSET Workforce Development Program provides low-income individuals living at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines with workforce development and job readiness skills. Single parents age 18-35 will be given priority for program services. All Workforce Development participants will work directly with ACCORD's Self-Sufficiency Employment and Training (ASSET) Counselor. The ASSET Counselor will provide one on one services for case management including building upon an individual's strengths, assist with eliminating employment barriers, and job readiness skills. Individuals participating in on-the-job training will be eligible for a monetary stipend. 

    Through participation in the ASSET Program, participants will enhance their job readiness skills and advance towards self-sufficiency.






    ACCORD: Located at 84 Schuyler St. Belmont, NY 14813. Their phone number is 585-268-7605 extension 1029. This agency provides respite services for children with emotional or developmental disabilities between the ages of 5 and 17.  Program services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and include one-on-one direct supervision.  A referral to access this program is required by Allegany County Community Services (SPOA).




    Finger Lakes Parent Network: Located at 25 W. Steuben St. Bath, NY 14810. Their phone number is 607-776-2164, or you can call them toll free at 800-934-4244. FLPN provides individual and/or group respite services for families with at-risk children. All services are at no cost and no diagnosis is required to receive services; however, children typically have some form of special needs. 




    Unplanned Pregnancy:


    Bright Alternatives: Located at 68 1/8 N Main St. Wellsville, NY 14895. Their phone number is 585-593-0300. This agency provides free services and support for individuals who may be pregnant or have an unplanned pregnancy. They offer free pregnancy testing, consultation about pregnancy options and planning, information on adoption and post-abortion counseling, miscarriage counseling, and financial planning.


    Allegany County Department of Health: Located at 7 Court St. Belmont, NY 14813. Their phone number is 585-268-9250. They can offer education and access to pregnancy contraception and prevention, and STI prevention. They are open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:00pm.





    Child Care Help:


    ACCORD:  171 South Main Street

    Wellsville, NY 14895

    or call us at (585) 268-7605 or toll free (800) 498-2277

    Fax number (585) 593-7541

    Normal hours of operation: 8 am - 4:30 pm weekdays