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2018 DAY OF CARING VOLUNTEER FORM 2018_DOC_Volunteer_Form_2-26-2018.pdf

 EMERGENCY FOOD for Wayne County Residents Call 2-1-1 or your local food pantry. 

To find the most updated food resources for kids in Wayne County school districts during the COVID 19 pandemic from the Food Insecure Network go to :





 2-1-1 WEBSITE - or view them on Facebook...


CLICK OR CONNECT -To get connected to a certified resource specialist, simply dial 2-1-1 from a cell or 1-800-427-4626 from a landline phone (TTY 1-866-385-6525).

Search the United Way 2-1-1 online directory to find resources near you. Or, if you prefer, chat with a resource specialist online Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.


The 2-1-1 System connects people with needed human services through an easy to remember three-digit phone number, the web and a variety of community interactions. When someone connects with 2-1-1, specially trained information and referral specialists analyze what services are needed and provide the appropriate resource and related information. Currently more than 65% of the U.S. population has access to 2-1-1, with more systems going live each month. 

How the 2-1-1 Call Center  serves Wayne County:

While services that are offered through 2-1-1 vary from community to community, 2-1-1 provides callers with information about and referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis. For example, 2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance.

  • Physical and Mental Health Resources: health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, Children’s Health Insurance Program, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.

  • Employment Supports: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs.

  • Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services.

  • Support for Children, Youth and Families: child care, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.


Family Wize Prescription Card Savings click here: familywizecard.pdf  

Wayne County Connection to Learning at


NYS is launching a new emotional support texting program for frontline workers. NY state is partnering with the Kate SpadeFoundation and Crisis Text Line to provide a 24/7 emotional support service for frontline health care workers. Workers text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 for support


Check with your local facility for COVID-19 updates

Lunch Club 60 locations

A Team Effort which includes, WC Aging Department, Facility Volunteers, Foodlink(a United Way Community Impact Agency)  and donors like you. Please contact the Dept. of Aging for updates during the Covid-19 event there may be a grab n go option or contact the site for details. 

Before the NY Pause, each location provided a delicious hot meal and varied activities. Anyone over the age of 60 is welcome (and spouses, if under 60).  People under 60 (except spouses) and people were charged $4.26 for the meal. Contributions are confidential and no one will be refused a meal due to an inability or decision not to contribute.

Clyde: Brenda Smith, Manager

  Clyde United Methodist Church, 84 Sodus Street
  Phone: 315-359-3119
  Monday – Friday, 9:45 AM – 1:15 PM
  Lunch served at 11:45
  Transportation available on Tuesdays (for Clyde Area) and Thursdays (for Wolcott Area)*

NEWARK: Nancy Welcher, Manager

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 301 East Miller Street.
Phone: 315-331-8755
Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch served at noon

ONTARIO: Vivian Taylor-Kalinowski, Manager

 Brown Square Village Apartments
 2100 Brown Square
 Phone: 315-524-3034
 Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
 Lunch served at noon

PALMYRA: Sharon Morano, Manager

 Village Park and Club Rooms
 149 E. Main St. (by the park)
 Phone: 315-597-4015
 Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 Lunch served at 11:45
 Transportation available on Wednesdays*

SODUS:  Melissa Martinez, Manager

 Sodus Senior Center (Reopened as of 5/12/17)
 47 Maple Ave, Suite 200 (by the railroad tracks)
 Phone: 315-729-1490
 Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 Lunch served at 11:30
 Transportation available on Fridays*

Foodlink Mobile Pantry (United Way Community Impact agency)

Please call 211 for go to the Foodlink website for updates during the COVID-19 event to find where emergency food boxes will be distributed in your area. 

 Wayne County Sites Days and Times To be determined during the pause.

  - Newark
    Every Wednesday, 12:15 PM- 1:00 PM
    200 E Miller St, Newark, New York 14513 
    ElderOne - Newark
    Every Wednesday, 11:00 AM- 11:45 AM
    1000 Technology Pkwy, Newark, New York 14513, United States
    Maco PKG - Newark
    Every Thursday, 12:00 PM- 12:30 PM
     412 Van Buren St, Newark, New York 14513, United States
    Newark-Wayne Hospital - Newark
    Every Wednesday, 1:15 PM- 2:00 PM
    1200 Driving Park Ave, Newark, New York 14513, United States
    Sodus Senior Center - Sodus
    Every Wednesday, 9:45 AM- 10:30 AM
    47 Maple Ave, Sodus, New York 14551, United States
    Towpath Manor - Palmyra
    Every Tuesday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM
   200 Canal St, Palmyra, New York 14522, United States

Domestic Violence Help click on a link: Victim Resource Center      or FCSFL     

Looking for information for an aging family member or friend? Click on the Wayne County Quarterly THREESCORE newsletter that is full of resources and information regarding services available in WC


View the United Way Community Fund programs focused on Health, Education and Economic Mobility click on link for contact information:


Another resource to assist you in finding help in all areas is the, "Wayne County Collaborative Resource Guide's website" -


United Way has information you need to feel financially secure at My Smart Money: