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 Kate Shanks-Booth, Director
 320 West MLK Jr./State Street
 Ithaca, NY 14850
 Phone: (607)-274-5310
 Fax: (607)-274-5313
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Current Offerings



Thursday, April 25, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 am
TC Public Library, 101 E. Green Street, Ithaca
Light refreshments will be provided
Limited space
Presenter:  Alcohol & Drug Council of TC  

Join us for this FREE interactive workshop to:

  • Help caretakers of teens find potential signs of illicit substance use.
  • Go through a mock room looking for hidden drug paraphernalia, references, and stasher spots.
  • Get tips on how to respond to what you find.
  • Get suggestions on how to talk to teens about your concerns.

Registration is Required: Contact Theresa Albert at or call (607) 274-5310 no later than April 22nd.



Wednesday, May 1, 2019
9:30 am
Child Development Council, 609 W. Clinton Street, Ithaca
Staff from the Department of Social Services and Child Development Council will walk yiu through the steps of registering your camp and applying for DSS summer camp subsidies.
No registration necessary.
May 7, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
Cinemapolis Theatre
120 E. Green Street, Ithaca
Documentary screening and 30 minute Q & A to follow.

Angst is an IndieFlix Original documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The goal specifically is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help.  The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with Michael Phelps.

We hope you can join us.



Surrounded by Bullying:  How to Identify what is happening to kids and how to help

Monday, May 13, 2019

11:30 am  - 1:30 pm

TC Public Library, Borg Warner Conference Room,  101 E. Green Street, Ithaca
Bring your own lunch; we'll provide beverages and some snacks
Dr. Ellen deLara, PhD, LCSW-R, ACSW, is an Associate Professor Emerita at Syracuse University's School of Social Work, specializing in childhood bullying, adolescent development and school violence.
This workshop will focus on the psychology of bullying behavior, how to identify and support youth who are being bullied, and ways to promote anti-bullying strategies within your programs.


Registration is Required: Contact Theresa Albert at or call (607) 274-5310 no later than May 9th.


Community Coalition for Healthy Youth - Golf Fundraiser!


Saturday, June 8, 2019 (rain date June 9)

9:00 a.m. shot gun start


Newman Golf Course


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Autism 101:  June 2019