To keep kids in school by reducing barriers to learning while supporting social and emotional well-being.

~Safe Schools Mohawk Valley

Safe Schools Mohawk Valley
106 Memorial Parkway
Utica, NY 13501
p: (315) 792-2205
f:  (315) 792-3636

Build A Bike 2018 is scheduled for Saturday June 9, 2018 at MVCC Jorgensen Center.  Event starts at 10am until bikes are gone!

To volunteer for the event OR participate in our Community Zone please click the Build A Bike image to get the forms.

We are currently collecting bikes and bike parts. 
Our collections sites include the following:

  • New Hartford Shopping Center - (behind the Thirty Shopper) This is our main facility and where we store our bikes.  We rely on volunteers to maintain the site and do not have regular hours of operations.  If no one is there to accept your donations you can leave them outside the doors and we regularly go by to bring them in.
  • Oneida County Solid Waste Authority    80 Lelan AveUtic                                                                                                              575 Perimeter Road, Rome            



2018 Build A Bike Sponsors

To join this elite group of community members sponsoring our Build A Bike event please contact:

Anne Lansing at (315) 792-2205 or

The Mele Family Fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc.

Anonymous Donor: Gifted in Memory of a Remarkable Man
We are currently accepting applications for our ULI Class of 2018.  In order to be eligible, you must be a high school student in Oneida or Herkimer County as of the start of the 2018-2019 school year.  Interested applications should fill out an application.  If selected, you will receive a FULL SCHOLARSHIP for this years class.  If you have any questions, contact our Director of Programs and Services, Natalie Zumpano, at (315) 792-2205 or