Stability Services

Reducing the behaviors and conditions that lead to chaos and instability for individuals and families.

Refugee Services

The Northside CYO serves about 500 newly arrived refugees every year. Catholic Charities staff provide support for refugees the moment they arrive in Syracuse. Case managers connect refugees to education, housing, jobs, English language class, health care, and more. Programs for children and youth help young refugees acclimate and find success.

Phone: 315-474-7428

If you would like to volunteer with our Refugee Services Team, please complete this brief Volunteer Intake Form, and we will be in touch.  

Learn more about how you can help refugee children and youth seeking to be loved and have a home where they feel safe, seen, and served through the Foster Parents for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors initiative, managed by Toomey Residential and Community Services, our affiliate organization.

Supportive Housing Services

This program provides subsidized housing and case management to individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness.

Phone: 315-362-7009

Elderly Services

The Catholic Charities Elderly Services program works with adults aged 60 and older, assisting them to remain safe and comfortable in their homes for as long as possible. 

Services include: 

  • Area North Transportation Services (ANTS) provides transportation for clients in Northern Onondaga County.  
  • Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program (EISEP) provides linkage to support and services, including in-home assistance.  
  • Project Fix offers minor household repairs, including ramp construction. 
  • Neighborhood Advisors provide links to community programs, help with finances, and more. 
  • The Elderly Services program also works with the Onondaga County Office for Aging and Adult Protective Services to provide direct advocacy and assistance to those who are identified and referred.  

For more information regarding transportation and/or the ANTS program, call (315) 424-1810. 

For more information and referrals for all other Elderly Services programs, call the Onondaga County Office for Aging at (315) 435-2362. 

Health Home Programs

Health Home is a care management service that coordinates all of the professionals involved in an individual’s care so that the individual’s medical, behavioral health, and social service needs are addressed comprehensively. The goal is to make sure individuals get the care needed through the following services: referrals/linkage to providers, coordination of care including appointment reminders and assistance with transportation, health promotion through advocacy, transitional care from inpatient to other settings, and individual and family support. To be eligible, individuals must be Medicaid eligible and have one of the following: two or more chronic conditions, HIV/AIDS, one severe and persistent mental health condition (adult), severe emotional disturbance (children), and/or complex trauma (children). 

Contact Information
Services for Adults
Phone: 315-901-2136; Email:

Services for Children
Phone: 315-447-4819; Email:

More community resources can be found at 211 CNY or dial 2-1-1. They are available to assist 24/7.

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