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Wish List

The following is a list of school supplies needed to support children participating in our Dispositional Alternatives program. 
Any items you have to donate would be greatly appreciated; all gifts are tax deductible. 
Please contact us at (607) 273-7494  with any questions or to schedule a drop-off . 

The following is a list of items needed by youth enrolled in DAP & ROP:

Back Packs (for upper elementary through high school age) 
Spiral Notebooks
Composition Notebooks
Pens/ Pencils
Gift Cards for School Clothes and/or Shoes
Gift Cards for Target, Walmart, Staples etc. to get Specialty Supplies (ex. Art Supplies, Calculators, etc.)

Please bring your donations to Family & Children's Service's waiting room at 
127 West State St. in downtown Ithaca.



Dispositional Alternative is a legal term that refers to a judge’s decision to give a youthful offender an alternative to incarceration or out-of-home placement. DAP is a community-based, family-centered program that provides services to youth in Tompkins County, ages 7 to 18, and their families. Through counseling, case management, enrichment activities, family meetings, referrals and follow-up services, DAP fosters positive changes in youth who are having difficulties at home, school, or in the community.