Advocacy, Information, Referral Ministry


Welcome to AIR.

We seek to provide a breath of fresh air to people who need help navigating life's options and opportunities.

How can AIR help?

Advocacy - We come alongside of people who are seeking options.

  • Helping to find solutions to problems by helping people to contact utilities, agencies and organizations.

Information - We provide information to people who are making choices.

  • Providing helpful brochures about community resources and sponsoring life-giving seminars about relationships, finances, faith and other important topics.

Referral - We connect people to helpful resources.

  • Helping to know which agency, organization or resource might be most useful to a person and following up on appointments that were set.

For more information please contact us by text or call at (315) 337-9976 or email us at

Pastor James Swanson and the AIR team

Bridges Out of poverty 2022 Book Update/ 5th Ed.

Strategies for community groups and professionals

When: Saturday, December 3rd 10:00am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)

Where: Rome Wesleyan Church 317 W. Embargo St., Rome NY 13440

FEATURING · Hidden Rules · Mental Models · Language ·

Theories of Change · Social Capital · Causes of Poverty

Presenter: Jocelyn Blanchard, LMSW, is a certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainer with over 15 years of experience working in human services administration and clinical services.

Cost: The training is free, books can be preordered for $25

to RSVP or to access the Community Resource Guide: or (315) 337-9976

Bridges Out of Poverty Seminar

Saturday Dec. 3, 10:00-4:00pm at Rome Wesleyan Church

Come to understand some causes of poverty and help develop some strategies to help those are are looking for a way out poverty.