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.

Connecting Members to the Right Care

A letter from Karen Koch ​My name is Karen Koch. My husband, Tommy, has a cousin, Patrick, who is disabled. Patrick's mom was a permanent resident of a nursing home for over five years. When Patrick's dad (Tommy's uncle) became ill himself, Tommy and I stepped in to...

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Partnering with Providers to Vaccinate Against Covid-19

Above: Springbrook Manager of Nursing Services Jessica Weston gives STC Member Lee Leuty his first dose of the Moderna BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Yesterday, Southern Tier Connect partnered with Springbrook and JM Murray to host a pop-up vaccine clinic in Cortland, NY,...

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Streamlining a Tedious Process

STC Guardianship Assistance: A first-hand account from Jeff and Jenn SchumacherIn 2018, as our son, Justin—then 16 years old—was nearing the age of becoming a consenting adult, we were faced with two major decisions; First, determining that he was going to need us to...

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Welcome, Baby Joshua!

My name is Ana Rodriguez; I am a new mom and living independently. I am 21 years old and I’m proud of the accomplishments I’ve made over the past few months. I met my new care manager, Elayne Mosher-Campoli, when I was six months pregnant. I needed a safe place to...

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Cornerstone Mobile Counseling

A Special Guest Webinar On Friday, February 5, Southern Tier Connect welcomed special guest Cornerstone Mobile Counseling, an organization that quickly connects individuals and families in Central New York with qualified, licensed online counselors, usually within a...

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Finding Solutions in a Crisis

2021 had just started when Madison, an STC care manager, received an urgent call about Richard. He was on another care manager’s caseload but the situation was overwhelming. Right away, Madison stepped in to help.Above, Madison and Richard pose for a selfie in the...

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Staying the Course through Covid-19

Moving out on your own for the first time is an exciting adventure, and moving in the midst of a global pandemic is an adventure filled with unexpected challenges. COVID-19 has affected millions of lives across our nation. Despite all the challenges, through the...

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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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