News and Events
Southern Tier Connect is where you are; we are committed to coordinating the highest quality supports and services for the individuals and families of our beautiful region of New York. With offices located throughout the Southern Tier, we are pleased to offer news and events that will bring us closer to the individuals and families we serve.
Navigating the landscape of gaining supports and services for yourself or a loved one can be an exciting and overwhelming undertaking. The process begins with determining if you are eligible for services through the Office of People With Developmental Disabilities...read more
Southern Tier Connect’s approach to care coordination is personal. Each Care Coordination Manager (CCM) is committed to partnering with a person and their family to enable them to achieve their goals and dreams ‑ whatever they are. In this...read more
We are pleased to bring you another in our series of blog posts from family and friends of Southern Tier Connect. Kathy Jo Szabelski, the author of this post, was married July 26, 1997, to her husband Pete, with their son, Michael coming soon after in 1998. Pete...read more
When planning for the transition of your young adult with developmental disabilities to an adult with disabilities, their world and yours is about to change. It is a passage from being at a school where services were inclusive to a world where services can potentially come from multiple agencies and require more travel, more staff, and more planning. This can…read more
We are proud to introduce a new feature to our website; a spotlight blog, with input from staff, families, and leading experts who can offer advice and news to Southern Tier Connect Families. Our first entry is from Parent Advisory Council Member Melissa Marietta. She...read more
Southern Tier Connect to Host Open Forum for Clients, Families. Oneonta, NY: Southern Tier Connect, New York’s small, local Care Coordination Organization, will host an open forum on August 22 at Springbrook’s Community Campus in Oneonta, New York. This forum—which...read more