State and Federal Elected Officials
The following links provide information about elected representatives as well as useful links to local, state and federal resources.
Other State and Federal Sites of Interest
My Benefits is the fast and easy way to find out about many health and human services programs (e.g. Child Health Plus, Medicaid, EPIC, HEAP, food stamps) and how to apply for them – anytime and anywhere.
New York State Information was created by the New York State Library with links to commonly-sought information about New York State.
Ben’s Guide to the Federal Government for Kids : This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources focus on how our government works, the use of the primary source material of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben’s Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
Assisted Living Facilities in Baldwinsville
- Includes McHarrie Towne: Independent Living Town Houses
- McHarrie Pointe: Assisted living – also has a memory unit at Sage Court
- McHarrie Place: Health (nursing home) and rehabilitation
Adult Education Programs in Onondaga County
English language learning from OCPL – a collection of links to web sites with information about Adult Education and ESL programs in Onondaga County.
The Learning Place – Located at 501 Park Street in the city of Syracuse, the Learning Place offers assistance for those who want to pursue adult education programs, or get help with their resume and job-seeking skills.
Literacy CNY – One-on-one tutoring for adults with reading skills up to the 6th grade level.
OCM Boces Beginining to intermediate English reading and writing for ESOL students
Other Links of Interest in Onondaga County
American Red Cross Onondaga-Oswego Chapter : Learn about health and safety courses offered by the American Red Cross, including CPR, babysitter, and First Aid training. Find out about services, employment, and volunteer opportunities.
ARISE ARISE : Advocacy, resources, information, services and education for people of all abilities. Links to these resources are listed on the horizontal menu at the top of the screen.
Child Care Solutions provides information and resources to parents, providers, employers, and community leaders who seek solutions to their child care needs.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Onondaga County : Food safety and handling tips, nutrition information, gardening tips, and agriculture resources can be found at this website.
Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce is another extensive listing of recreational and cultural activities, sites and events.
Hospice of Central New York is dedicated to providing end-of-life care for people with terminal illnesses and their families. Includes a link to find hospice agencies throughout the United States.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse : The site describes the agency’s major services: providing training for volunteer tutors and matching them with adult students for instruction in either basic reading and literacy skills or English for speakers of other languages.
OCM BOCES Adult Literacy Service web page has contact numbers and information about family literacy, GED preparation, and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) programs offered through BOCES.
Onondaga Historical Society provides information about the collections and services of the local historical museum and research center.
Onondaga County Department of Child and Family Services has information on services available to residents of Onondaga County.
Onondaga County Public Library System provides information about the library system and available services.
Syracuse Convention and Visitors’ Bureau provides a wide variety of information about Syracuse including; transportation, accommodations, maps and events.
Syracuse OnLine is the Syracuse Newspapers site that includes; reviews of movies playing around town, including the independent theaters; sports for college, high school, and semi-pro teams around the area.