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Program/Agency Name:  Szuba's Home Day Care

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 4189 Glenwillow Drive

                                Hamburg , NY 14075

Phone:                    716-826-1274

Fax:                                       

Email:                   szubasdaycare@yahoo.com              

Contact Person:    Linda Szuba

Director: Linda Szuba

 

Service

Information

Eligibility:  Infants and children ages 6 weeks to age 12.

Fees:  $150/week.

Service Area: Erie County

Parent and Child time together:  Y

GED Courses:  N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education:  N

Child care:  Y

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes:  N/A

Job training:  N

Home visits:  Y

Parent support:  Y

Special Needs:  Y

Preschool program:  Y

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided:  N/A

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N/A

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other: 

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name:  Telephone Pioneers of America- Bflo Life Mem. Club

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 161 Heather Road

                                Cheektowaga , NY 14225

Phone:                    716-836-2156

Fax:                                       

Email:                                  

Contact Person:    Christine LeClair

Director: Christine LeClair

Service

Information

Eligibility:  Children ages Pre-K through 2dn grade.

Fees:  0-- for recipients (children)

Service Area: City of Buffalo

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses:  N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education:  N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes:  N/A

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support:  N

Special Needs:  YN

Preschool program:  N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided:  N/A

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other:  Distribute "Smart Bears. "Smart Bears" are hand-sewn, stuffed bears wearing a backpack which contains a book. Promotes parent and child reading together.

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name:  Valley Community Association

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 93 Leddy Street

                                Buffalo , NY 14210

Phone:                    716-823-4707

Fax:                        716-823-4254

Email:                                  

Contact Person:   Marie Hernandez

Director: Margaret Overdorf

Service

Information

Eligibility:  N/A

Fees:  None

Service Area: Valley: Old First Ward areas.

Parent and Child time together:  Y

GED Courses:  N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education:  N

Child care:  Y

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes: #16, #14

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support:  N

Special Needs:  N

Preschool program:  Y

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided:  N/A

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  Y

Other:  Senior Lunch and socialization.

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name: VIVE, Inc., An Organization for World Refugees

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 50 Wyoming Ave.

Buffalo , NY   14215

Phone:                    716-892-4354

Fax:                       

Email:                  

Contact Person:    Elizabeth Woike

Director:                 Chris Owens, Executive Director

Service

Information

Eligibility: Refugee/Homeless U.S. asylum seeker.

Fees: None

Service Area: Western New York

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses: N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education: N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes: N

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support: N

Special Needs: N

Preschool program: N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided: N

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other: Shelter, food, medical care, advocacy and education for refugees/homeless U.S. asylum seekers.

 

 

Program/Agency Name: WNED

Contact Information s

Parent Agency:      Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

Address:                 Horizons Plaza , Box 1263

Buffalo , NY   14240

Phone:                    716-845-7000

Fax:                        716-845-7036

Email:                   mgill@wned.org

Contact Person:    Mary Jo Gill, Joe Steinmetz

Director:                 Pam Johnson, Ph.D.

Service

Information

Eligibility: Age 18 and older for GED program only.

Fees: None

Service Area: Western New York

Parent and Child time together:  Y

GED Courses: Y

Parenting classes:  Y

Adult Basic Education: Y

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes: N

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support: Y

Special Needs: N

Preschool program: Y

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided: N

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other: On-line Learning Service and Video on Demand for K-12 students and teachers (see www.wned.org); Ready to Learn (outreach program for parents of pre-school children); Teacherline (online professional development for K-12 teachers). “GED on TV” program for adult students.

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name:  
West Seneca CSD Continuing/Community Education

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 1397 Orchard Park Rd.

West Seneca, NY  14224

Phone:                    716-674-3513

Fax:                        716-677-3244

Email:                  

Contact Person:    Terry Brancato

Director:                 Terry Brancato

Service

Information

Eligibility: none

Fees: Call for information.

Service Area: Surrounding community.

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses: N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education: N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes:

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support: N

Special Needs: N

Preschool program: N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided: N

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other: General community education programs in education and recreation.

 


Program/Agency Name: West Seneca Youth Bureau/Americorps

Contact Information

Parent Agency:      West Seneca Youth Bureau/Americorp

Address:                 2001 Union Road

West Seneca , NY 14224

Phone:                    716-674-5600   ext.

Fax:                        716-675-2055

Email:                  

Contact Person:    Mark Lazarra

Director:                

Service

Information

Eligibility:

Fees:

Service Area: Erie 2 BOCES

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses: Y

Parenting classes:  Y

Adult Basic Education: N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes: Clinton

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support: Y

Special Needs: Y

Preschool program: Y

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided: N

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  For Americorp/Vista Participants

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  Y

Other:

 

 

Program/Agency Name:  West Side Community Services

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 161 Vermont Street

                                Buffalo , NY 14213

Phone:                    716-884-6616

Fax:                        716-884-6639

Email:                                  

Contact Person:    Danette Porto

Director: Lucy Candelario

 

Service

Information

Eligibility:  Must be from six years of age to age 18.

Fees:  0

Service Area: Porter- 4th Avenue , Niagara to Elmwood

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses:  Y

Parenting classes:  Y

Adult Basic Education:  N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes:  N/A

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

Parent support:  Y

Special Needs:  N

Preschool program:  N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided:  Y (Van transp. for seniors to get to medical appts.)

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  Y

Other:  Provides a Senior Program Monday through Friday. Senior Van is available for medical appointments.

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name:  West Side Health Center-- Children's Hospital

Contact Information

Parent Agency:      Children's Hospital, Kaleida Health

Address:                 300 Niagara Street

                                Buffalo , NY 14201

Phone:                    716-859-4180

Fax:                        716-859-4219

Email:                   pwink@upa.chob.com

Contact Person:    Peter Winkelstein

Director: Peter Winkelstein (Medical Director)

 

Service

Information

Eligibility:  N/A

Fees:  Accepts all insurances.

Service Area: Erie County

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses:  N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education:  N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes:  Niagara Street line

Job training:  N

Home visits:  Y

Parent support:  Y

Special Needs:  Y

Preschool program:  N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided:  Y

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other:  Health facility with bilingual patient population.

 

 

 

Program/Agency Name: Western New York Consortium for Adult Education Staff Development

Contact Information

Parent Agency:     

Address:                 Keenan Site

                                195 Beattie Ave.     

Lockport , NY   14094

Phone:                    716-439-4306

Fax:                        716-439-4314

Email:                   WNYWISCH@AOL.COM

Contact Person:    Lin Wischhusen

Director:                 Lin Wischhusen

 

Service

Information

Eligibility:

Fees:

Service Area: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chatauqua, Erie , Niagara , and Orleans counties

Parent and Child time together:  N

GED Courses: N

Parenting classes:  N

Adult Basic Education: N

Child care:  N

ESL classes:  N

Bus routes: N

Job training:  N

Home visits:  N

 

Parent support: N

Special Needs: N

Preschool program: N

Hearing Impaired:  N

Transportation cost provided: N

Vision Impaired:  N

Stipends provided:  N

Dyslexia:  N

After school tutoring:  N

Other: Staff development for providers of adult services (e.g., literacy instructors, job developers, etc.).