The Center For Family Life and Recovery is offering free one-hour counseling sessions for anyone affected emotionally by the disaster. Those who want to take advantage of the service can make an appointment at either their Herkimer or Oneida office. The number to call is (315)733-1726 from Monday and Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. Or if they'd rather, the counseling session can be done over the phone.
"I think a sense of loss, first before that a sense of shock that this has really happened in my community this is something that isn't a typical occurrence and then I think a sense of wanting to recover and move forward and a lot of those issued can be dealt with very effectively in counseling," said Sara Haag of the Center For Family Life and Recovery.