Resources for Category

Onondaga County Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services provides economic support for people in need.

Syracuse University Veterans Legal Clinic

The Syracuse University Veterans Legal Clinic provides free legal services to veterans.

Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Volunteer Lawyers Project provides free legal services for those in need.

Syracuse Housing Authority

The Syracuse Housing Authority provides quality, safe and affordable housing for low income families in the Syracuse area.

Christopher Community

Christopher Community is a non-profit development and management company specializing in housing for seniors, families, and the disabled in Upstate New York.

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center provides academic and workforce programs for eligible adults.

Employment Resources from Onondaga County Library

A directory of resources for job seekers.

List of local shelters from

Online directory of local homeless shelters and supportive housing.

Salvation Army Services, Shelters, and Housing

Emergency Family Shelter and Women’s Shelter in Syracuse.

Temporary Assistance

Public assistance (welfare) programs providing families and individuals with short-term help while they work toward self-sufficiency.