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Program Name: Finger Lakes Parent Network Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 1991
Public Contact Person: Patti DiNardo
Address: 25 West Steuben Street
Bath , NY 14810
Telephone #: 585-289-4874
Fax #: 585-289-3501
Email Address: pdinardo@flpn.org
Website URL: www.flpn.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Crisis Prevention/Respite, Support Group
Target Participants:
Children, Families of Children, Adolescents
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 20+
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Some
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 1. To support and empower families so they can acheive the best outcomes for their children. 2. To end stigma related to mental and developmental disabilities. 3. To reduce isolation and feelings of guilt for families of children with disabilities.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: FANS Family Needs and Strength Assessment
Program Mission Statement: The mission of FLPN is to support and empower families so that they can improve the quality of their lives and help their children to achieved their full potential within the community.
Additional Information: Services offered at no cost to families, no diagnosis needed at intake, teen groups, rec, education and community service activities offered. The Advocates are parents of children with disabilities and are credentialed through NYS OMH. Respite staff are trained through NYS OMH Waiver training. Planned respite is available for children with diagnosis and their siblings.

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