Seneca County Human Services, in collaboration with the community, provides access to resources, promotes equal opportunities, and empowers individuals and families toward greater self-sufficiency and improved quality of life. The employees of the Division provide these services with integrity, competence, and respect to diversity.
Child Protective Services
It provides services for children under the age of eighteen. Our main priority and responsibility are to investigate child abuse and neglect reports received from the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment in Albany, NY. Case management services result in referrals to outside agencies in Seneca County and community based preventive services are also provided in homes of clients.
Assists clients and families in Seneca County with all domestic needs and issues. Guidance and lessons in budgeting, house cleaning and maintaining, tutoring for children in school, and advocacy on behalf of the entire family are offered. Each children’s unit (CPS Preventive and foster care) contains one Family Aide.
Foster Care/Adoption Services
Addresses the needs of children who require out of home placement in local or residential foster care settings. Services are provided to both the child(ren) and the family to address issues that brought the child(ren) into care and work towards achieving permanence for the child(ren). In those instances where children become freed for adoption, this agency works to identify a permanent adoptive resource and expedite the finalization of an adoption.
Provides supportive and rehabilitative services to children and families to preserve the family structure and prevent foster care placement. Caseworker assists all members of the family with needs such as parenting skills, anger management, medical appointments, transportation and budgeting, referrals to outside agencies, including home-based preventive services.
Glove House (Homefinder)
Glove House, Inc. contracts with approximately 24 counties in NYS and currently serves youth and families in crisis from primarily ten of those counties in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions of New York State, operating numerous group homes and providing foster care, preventive and school-based services. As we provide our males and females with basic life necessities and skills, we are also preparing the way for them to become productive and successful adults who will shape the future of our community. Many of the children who are in our care have experienced multiple crises and trauma in their lives that include abuse and neglect and at times…even abandonment.
- Seneca County Fatherhood
- Seneca County Motherhood
- Fatherhood Referral
- Motherhood Referral
- A Guide to Educating and Protecting Children Against Misleading Advertising
- H.E.A.R.S “Help, Empower, Advocate, Reassure and Support” Parent and Family Support Line
Report Child Abuse & Neglect
- Child Abuse, Prevention, and Mandated Reporting
- Prevent Child Abuse New York
- Child Protective Services/State Central Register Forms