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Human Service Planning

HSP encourages cooperation among providers to develop well-organized service delivery systems and provides links to local, regional, and national decision-makers. It convenes the Homeless & Housing Task Force,  the Continuum of Care, and monthly Human Services Forums.


Our HSC Workshop Series offers low-cost staff and board trainings with professional trainers from the Tompkins County area.

HSC Forums offer montly opportunities for representatives from non-profit and governmental organizations trhoughout the Tompkins County Community to meet and discuss and share ideas on topics relevant to their operations.

Lead by the Human Services Coalition, the Continuum of Care Committee is a local community planning network of public, private, and non-profit partners, is committed to ending homelessness in Tompkins County.

Homeless & Housing Task Force meetings, facilitated by the Human Services Coalition, present topics that educate and update members on emergency shelter, supplemental food programs, affordable housing, transportation, and other emerging basic needs of homeless individuals or persons at-risk of homelessness.

The mission of the Social Service League is to support Tompkins County not-for-profit, human service organizations in their work to address the most significant community needs.


Our Resources for Non-Profit Boards is full of information to help you non-profit board of directors be the best it can be.  We also offer a program to Strengthen Your Non-Profit Board of Directors where our Director of Education and Training, Scott Heyman will come into your organization free of charge and work with you on the areas you feel need improvement.  For more information regarding this program, please email Scott or call 607-273-8686.

The Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County (HSC) has been publishing a Meeting Space Directory for more than ten years. HSC has received funding from the Park Foundation to develop, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension, this online meeting and event space directory. This web based, searchable directory allows you to quickly find appropriate, available space using a variety of parameters which will help identify space best suited to your needs.

The Human Services Coalition 2013 Foundation Directory is a list of funding sources that have been known to award grants within the Tompkins County area.

Our Salary and Benefits Survey is the most comprehensive data on compensation policies of not-for-profits in Tompkins County.

Last but certainly non least, our Shelter Usage Statistics provides a changing glimpse of homelessness over the years in Tompkins County.