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Social Work Services

Being a good parent is a tough job and a big responsibility. This "job" can be fun, rewarding, and challenging. It can also be overwhelming, stressful, and frustrating. Whatever you face— we're here for you!

The social work staff at Golisano Children's Hospital Pediatric Practice works with your doctor and nurse practitioner to help you, your family members, and children handle some of the struggles associated with being a parent.

Your social worker can help you with the following:

  • Child, spouse, and family concerns
  • Community resources
  • Transportation
  • Accessing medical insurance
  • Housing
  • Counseling
  • Child behavioral problems
  • Baby supplies
  • Support

We offer information and referrals to:

  • Community agencies
  • Counseling services
  • Food and clothing resources
  • Parenting resources

... and assistance with:

  • Financial concerns
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • School-related problems
  • Behavioral concerns

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment, your doctor or nurse practitioner can refer you or you can contact us directly:

  • Judy Meltzer, C.S.W.—Mondays and Fridays—(585) 275-4787
  • Kerrie Sine, C.S.W.—Monday through Friday—(585) 275-2782
  • Janet Weisensel, C.S.W.—Tuesday through Thursday—(585) 275-4787

Our offices are located in the Golisano Children's Hospital Pediatric Practice, within the Ambulatory Care Center on the 6th floor (AC6) of Golisano Children's Hospital. For your convenience, we offer a drop-In child care playroom for your child when you are meeting with a social worker or other medical staff.