Family Resource Connection Partners
who can help you get stuff you need

Catholic Charities -Can help families and individuals find clothing and goods, bedding, diapers and more.
Family Reading Partnership - Providing books at well visits and other childhood milestones and through their Bright Red Bookshelves.
Tompkins County Public Library - Provides books, resource materials, music and movies to check out, and computers with internet to use.

Other Resources:
Diapers can be acquired at food pantries or the Jillian's Drawers cloth diaper bank.

Items such as furniture, toys, clothing can be found in used on Craigslist, Freecycle, thrift stores and neighborhood listservs. Always use caution when acquiring used items. Cornell Cooperative Extenstion has a consumer helpline 607-272-2292 to assist you with consumer questions and more information on product safety and consumer questions on their website at

Affordable, gently used books can be found at annual sales around the county. Look for local sales in Brooktondale,  Danby, Dryden, Groton, Ithaca and Newfield. Books can always be checked out for free at your local library.