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.

Webinar: The COVID-19 Vaccine – Be Informed

An informative webinar about the COVID-19 vaccine presented by Bassett Healthcare Network This webinar occurred on Thursday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m.   Did you miss the webinar? You can now watch it here:  

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CANVAS: A Remote-Based Curriculum

About the Program Living independently and reaching specific goals is the outcome of habilitation. The underlying ability to achieve and maintain these skills is resiliency and grist. At the kernel of the human experience are these six life skills that cannot be...

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What is Medicare, and do I need it?

What is Medicare? Medicare is a national health insurance program run by the federal government. Medicare covers, people age 65 and older and some people under age 65 who may qualify due to a disability or another special situation. Why is it important to those with...

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Achieving Independence through COVID-19

A Letter from Amanda Davis, Care Coordination Manager at Southern Tier Connect, Cortland, NY Jon has resided in an IRA setting for numerous years, and throughout that time I have worked with him and his residential staff to strengthen his independence goals. This past...

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Navigating Guardianship: A Special Guest Webinar

This webinar took place on Wednesday, December 16 at 10:00 AM EST In this STC Special Webinar, the Honorable Judge David Guy and Principal Court Attorney Justin Harby-Conforti discussed the nuances of the guardianship process, what to expect, and the resources...

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The Long Journey to GiGi – Evan’s Service Dog

A service animal can be a great benefit, and friend, for a person with a disability. Service animals are trained from birth to provide their owners with a spectrum of supports. Finding the perfect service animal can be a challenge, taking time and even more hard work....

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Day Services – Fall 2020

We were pleased to bring together our members, leading service providers, and Southern Tier Connect staff to present a webinar about day services for the fall of 2020. Thank you to so many who were in attendance live; for those that missed out the first time, we are...

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Join our Team – Care Coordination Manager

Are you interested in joining the Southern Tier Connect team? We are looking for someone who can provide comprehensive Care Coordination to individuals, ensuring that individualization, integration, independence, and productivity are emphasized in all aspects of the...

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