There’s No Place Like Home…

When his elderly uncle was sent to a nursing home, Eddie never imagined that he would end up there too.  Throughout his life, his uncle had cared for him…in fact adopting Eddie when his own parents neglected his complex medical needs. But decades later his elderly uncle became ill and … Read More

Making the Holidays a Little Brighter

We are most grateful to the employees of NYSEG, and Coughlin & Gerhart for helping make the holidays a little brighter for 100 families who receive services through Family & Children’s Society. As part of the Binghamton area’s Employees Booster Club, the wonderful employees of these two companies purchased and … Read More

Grant Enables Information Technology Hire

For many years, Family & Children’s utilized internal staff for basic technology needs. As technology became more complex, the time and technology skills needed to support the computer network, electronic medical records (EMR) and billing systems dramatically increased and the agency began contracting with outside companies for technology support, which … Read More

OASIS Program Back in Action

On October 30, the OASIS After-School Program kicked off its re-opening with a welcome back pizza party. Many students returned from previous years along with a handful of fresh faces new to the program. Amanda Vesely was the guest of honor, introducing the new staff to the group: Coordinator Rachel … Read More

Community-Based Navigation Services

As part of Family & Children’s Society’s continued collaboration with the Care Compass Network and the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) project, community-based navigation services are now available to all Medicaid recipients. Navigation Coordinator Bridget Schmidt connects with individuals to determine their needs and make appropriate referrals within Family … Read More

Award Recipients Celebrated

On October 5, Family & Children’s Society honored staff and community members for outstanding service. Congratulations to Home Care Aide Sally Tomanek who was recognized for 30 years of service; Leadership Award Winner Holli Stayton, a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with Family & Children’s; and Esther W. Couper Award Winner Dr. … Read More

Toy Donation Brightens Children’s Waiting Room

When one community organization reaches out to help another, the results can be wonderful. Members of the Presbyterian Women of the Congregation (PWC) of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Endwell were in search of a project. Nancy Nestlerode, a PWC member and a board member at Family & Children’s Society, suggested … Read More

Volunteers Tackle Agency Landscaping Project

It’s the little things that make a big difference – like flowers, mulch and curb appeal, all of which help employees and clients feel valued and comfortable as they walk in the door. Thanks to Empower Federal Credit Union, Family & Children’s now has these special touches. Employees from Empower … Read More