Golisano Children's Hospital / Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics / Southern Tier / Advocacy Advocacy Advocacy Links Legal Assistance of Western New York (LAWNY) - Free legal help to 14 counties in Western New York. Locations in Bath and Elmira. Economic Opportunity Program - Ernie Davis Community center, Head Start programs, Community food for Jobs program, Energy services, Family support services (including play groups for children with Autism and other OPWDD eligible diagnosis) and Literacy volunteers. Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC) - All of the programs and services through STIC share common themes: they all promote independence; inclusion; and community integration. Starbridge - Educational Advocacy works to empower families to advocate on behalf of their children with the goals of improving educational outcomes and build positive family-school relationships.