Located in Syracuse, N.Y., North Side CYO is a neighborhood center of Catholic Charities of Onondaga County. The center provides a variety of human services for at-risk children and adults within the Syracuse community. Its programs help to alleviate stress associated with individual and family crisis through personal growth and self-sufficiency. North Side CYO provides an array of recreational and youth development activities to encourage and nurture each individual's skills and potential. The parent company s emergency assistance services offer food, rental assistance, and referrals for free clothing and furniture. Catholic Charities of Onondaga County also provides 24-hour emergency shelter for homeless women and women with children.