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Eligibility


To be eligible for services, the youth must be:
  • 12-17 years old
  • Reside in a family setting with a committed, primary caregiver
  • Experience intense and chronic behaviors in two or more environments such as home, school and/or community. These behaviors may be: noncompliance, verbal and/or physical aggression, truancy, school failure, not following curfew, running away, illegal substance use and/or criminal activity
  • At risk of increased interaction with Justice System and/or risk out-of-home placement
 
At this time, there is no fee to the family. Funding is received by the Department of Social Services, Mental Health and/or Probation in the counties of Erie, Niagara, Allegany and Cattaraugus.
 
 
 
 
For more information about the MST program, please call:
 

Melissa Sommerville, LMHC
MST Program Coordinator
Catholic Charities
3982 Main St.
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 204-0555, ext. 5025
[email protected]

Elizabeth Mayer, LCSW
MST Systems Supervisor/Program Director
Catholic Charities
3982 Main St.
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 204-0555, ext. 5027
[email protected] 
 
Contact Info:
Erie County
 
Jessica Slomiany, LMSW
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
3982 Main Street
Amherst, NY  14226
(716) 204-0555, ext. 5040
[email protected]

Erie County Preventive MST is pleased to be funded by Erie County Department of Social Services.

Lori Bentley, LMSW
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
3982 Main Street
Amherst, NY  14226
(716) 597-0756, ext. 5046
[email protected]

Jenelle Hammill, LMHC
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
3982 Main Street
Amherst, NY  14226
(716) 597-0756, ext. 5047
[email protected]

Erie County Juvenile Justice MST is pleased to be funded by Erie County Department of Mental Health.
 
Niagara Falls
 
Melanie Ricketts, MFT
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
625 Tronolone Place
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
(716) 282-4991, ext. 5242
[email protected]

North Tonawanda

Katie Darrow, MSW
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
625 Tronolone Place
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
(716) 282-4991, ext. 5247
[email protected]
 
Lockport
 
Brenda Litfin, LCSW
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
450 Bewley Building
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 478-0035, ext. 2541
brenda.litfin@ccwny.org
 
Niagara Falls MST is pleased to be funded by Niagara County Department of Social Services and Niagara County Department of Probation through the Collaborative Evidence-Based Initiative/J-RISC Grant. Lockport and North Tonawanda MST is pleased to be funded by Niagara County Department of Social Services.
 
Southern Tier (Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties)
 
Lacie Schloder, MSW
MST Program Supervisor
Catholic Charities
2636 West State Street
Holiday Park Centre, Suite 301
Olean, NY 14760
(716) 372-0101, ext. 219
[email protected]

Southern Tier MST is pleased to be funded by Cattaraugus Department of Social Services and Allegany Department of Social Services.
 
 

 

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