Onondaga County System of Care


Welcome! We are thrilled to have you taking the time to explore our website. OnCare firmly believes in community participation. In addition, we have family and youth involvement at all levels of our organization – including our governing structure, the Coordinating Council.

How To Get Help

If you or someone you know is in a crisis/emergency situation, dial 9-1-1.

If you or a young person you know needs help for emotional and behavioral challenges, contact the ACCESS/YES (Youth Emergency Services) Team at 463-1100.

More ways to get help…


Did you know?

  • One in five American children have a diagnosable mental illness during a given year.

  • 9-13% of children between the ages of 5 and 17 demonstrate symptoms of Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).

  • Mental illness and behavioral disorders are treatable and recovery is possible. In general, the earlier the treatment begins the less severe the progression of the disease.