Contact Appoints Antara Mitra as Executive Director

Contact Community Services Appoints Antara Mitra as Executive Director Syracuse, New York - Contact Community Services (Contact) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Antara Mitra has been named as its new executive director, effective [...]

A letter from Pat Leone, Executive Director

Contact Community Services (Contact) was created in 1971 to offer help and hope to those struggling and in crisis. It seems sadly apropos that Contact is celebrating 50 years of service during 1) the worst [...]

From Hello to Help, 211 is Here.

211 is Central and Northern New York's lifeline for help. In fact, 211 is a critical part of the United Way's fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. [...]

For the Press – Media Guidelines

Best Practices for Covering Suicide

Contact Community Services adheres to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline media guidelines. Covering suicide is never easy, but it’s very important to do it right. Research has shown that improper reporting on suicide can contribute to additional suicides and suicide attempts. For more information, please visit: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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