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Youth Services - Links

If you know of a link that would be helpful on this page, contact County Youth Services.

Summer Helpful Guidance and Resources

Resources for Parents & Caregivers

General Links

  • Tompkins County Legislators 
  • ACT For Youth - The newly redesigned ACT for Youth website offers many new youth development resources, including a database of dozens of articles, presentations, and tools. Popular topics include positive youth development, youth engagement, community collaboration, evaluation, adolescent development, and adolescent sexual health. The site is managed by ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, a partnership among Cornell University Family Life Development Center, Cornell University Cooperative Extension of New York City, New York State Center for School Safety, and the University of Rochester Medical Center.
  • Collaborative Solutions Network - Provides information to assist school personnel and helping professionals in Tompkins, Seneca, and surrounding counties with making referrals for student mental health issues, and to provide resources for assisting students, families, and teaching staff.
  • Every Student Present - A toolkit on how parents can support their children, especially with issues related to school anxiety and school refusal. 
  • Family Resource Connection - Tompkins - A collaboration of organizations that provide services for families with young children in the home.
  • Ithaca Family Fun - Local information hub for parents and caregivers looking for family friendly activities in Ithaca and Tompkins County.
  • NYS Justice Center - New FAQ distributed by the Justice Center for the protection of people with special needs.


Mental Health

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Research and Best Practices