In the news
June 26, 2018
Cayuga Centers Thanks You
Humanity is alive and well. To the thousands of people that have reached out to Cayuga Centers with care and concern for our immigrant foster children, we say Thank You. Thank you for being a member of our global family, thank you for asking the hard questions, thank you for opening your hearts, your homes and your wallets, and thank you for your support of these vulnerable children, our dedicated foster parents and our committed staff.
June 21, 2018
Cayuga Centers Provides Foster Care and Services For Unaccompanied Children
Cayuga Centers is a New York not-for-profit agency that serves children and families in the states of New York, Delaware and Florida. In addition to providing programs for persons with developmental disabilities as well as trauma-focused counseling services to children and families, it also provides foster care programs through contracts with state and federal agencies. Under contract with ORR, Cayuga Centers runs two foster care programs for unaccompanied children (UC). Unaccompanied children are defined under federal law as youths (1) under the age of eighteen (18), (2) who do not yet have lawful immigration status, and (3) for whom there is no legal guardian available in the United States to provide care and physical custody.
June 04, 2018
People on the Move: Johneeda Williams to oversee foster parent recruitment for Cayuga Centers program in Delaware
Middletown, DE – Johneeda Williams has been promoted from skills trainer to homefinder for the Delaware treatment family foster care (TFFC) program operated by Cayuga Centers.
June 04, 2018
Cayuga Centers staff member graduates from Leadership Cayuga
Christy Robinson, Executive Assistant to Cayuga Centers CEO and President Edward Myers Hayes, graduated from Leadership Cayuga May 31st. The ceremony was the culmination of a nine month long community leadership develop program that exposes participants to community issues, business growth, skill-building and group projects aimed at business, government, and community issues and needs.
May 24, 2018
Information Session - Treatment Foster Care
Middletown, DE – Curious about becoming Foster Parent Strong? Cayuga Centers Treatment Family Foster Care program invites those considering foster parenting to an information session Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 6 – 8 pm at 292 Carter Drive, Suite A, Middletown, Delaware, 19709. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Shayne Jervey at 302-257-5848.
April 13, 2018
February 22, 2018
Residential Treatment Center closing
The 166-year-old Auburn-based institution says dramatic changes in the nature of the youths it has been treating in its residential setting since the 1950s have prompted the Board of Trustees decision.
February 02, 2018
Cayuga Centers expands space for respite program
Cayuga Centers President & CEO Edward Myers Hayes said of the renovated space, “this upgrade allows us to enhance a program that supports families who have a loved one with a developmental disability. And it’s thanks to the generosity of the Auburn Kiwanis Club, longtime community partners, and with new support from the Boeheim Foundation, that we were able to carry out our expansion plans, both serving more individuals and offering a broader array of activities.”
January 19, 2018
Cayuga Centers starts 2018 by increasing services to Palm Beach County Children
Cayuga Centers’ foster care programs feature highly trained and supported foster parents who work as part of an integrated team to care for the children placed in their home. Children benefit from strong staff teams that oversee every aspect of their care in an integrated plan. Staff members provide therapy and skills training to each child, serve as liaisons with case managers, and create individualized plans in cooperation with the child, foster family and birth family.
December 19, 2017
State funds support Cayuga Centers workforce development
Cayuga Centers’ Direct Support Professional workforce development/training grant was fully funded for $52,992, according to an announcement yesterday in Albany by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Part of the New York State Regional Development awards for Central NY.