Ulster County Executive Mike Hein Invites Residents To Attend Ulster County's Annual Human Services Expo

Posted April 13, 2017

Approximately 120 Local Service Providers - Services For Children, Adults, And Seniors

Kingston, NY- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein along with Department of Social Services Commissioner Mike Iapoce and Office for the Aging Director Kelly McMullen invite residents to attend Ulster County's Annual Human Services Expo.  The Expo will be held on Thursday, April 20th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Mall, 1300 Ulster Avenue, Kingston. The event is FREE and open to the public.

“I encourage our residents to attend the Human Services Expo which will include approximately 120 organizations with information about a wide arrange of services available in Ulster County,” said County Executive Mike Hein.  “Their representatives will be on hand to provide valuable resource material and discuss their services and answer questions.  This year’s Expo will also include eighteen mini workshops for the public to choose from if they want more information about a particular topic.”

Some of the services and agencies that will be represented include: Transportation Services, Mental Health Services, Ulster County’s Office for the Aging; Safe Harbour, Human Trafficking Prevention; Always There Homecare; Family of Woodstock; Catholic Charities; SUNY Ulster Continuing Education Program & Admissions; ShopRite Nutrition Center; Kids Peace; Gateway Industries; Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley; Jewish Family Services; Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Car Seat Safety; Ulster County Office of Employment and Training; YWCA; Alzheimer’s Association; RCAL, Inc.; and many more. 

Salon A

10:30 – “Smart Choices at Home for Older Adults”
Presented by Ryan Vision Rehab

11:00 –“All About the Family & Child Advocacy Center”
Presented by the Ulster County Family & Child Advocacy Center

11:30 –“Persons with Disabilities and Employment at VA”
Presented by Stratton VA Medical Center

12:00 –“Low Vision Rehabilitation Reverse Process”
Presented by Stratton VA Medical Center

12:30 –“The RUPCO-NYSERDA Home Performance with theEnergy Star Program”
Presented by RUPCO

1:00 –“Demonstrating Lift and Hygiene System Equipment and NHTD E-Mods”
Presented by Painted Love, Inc.

1:30 –“MVP Medicare”
Presented by MVP Medicare

2:00 –"MVP Plans including Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan"
Presented by MVP Healthcare

2:30 –“Consumer Directed Home Care”
Presented by Independent Living Inc./ Independent Home Care

Salon B

10:30 –“How Psychologists Can Make Your Life Better”
Presented by Hudson Valley Psychological Assoc.

11:00 –“Laughing for the Health of It”
Presented by Edible Independence

11:30 –“Another Option for Elder Care Housing”
Presented by Echo Cottages, LTD

12:00 –“Home Funeral- An Essential Guide”
Presented by Circle of Friends Dying

12:30 –“Alzheimer’s – Know the 10 Signs” 
Presented by The Alzheimer’s Association

1:00 –“Employment at 55 and Older”
Presented by Associates for Training & Development

1:30 –“AFFCNY: Overview of AGAPE, Foster and Kinship Care Support, and 24/7 Helpline”
Presented by Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of NY

2:00 –“Improving Balance & Preventing Falls”
Presented by Access Physical Therapy and Wellness

2:30 –“Healing With Horses!  An Un-Mounted Approach”
Presented by HV HorsePlay

For more information please call: (845)-334-5581 or (845) 340-3259 or e-mail: kcoo[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us