Jefferson County

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Children's Home of Jefferson County
1704 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601
315-768-7430
CHJC serves abused/neglected and at-risk youth by assisting them in developing healthy lifestyles, family relationships, educational performance and community involvement.
www.nnychildrenshome.com
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
249 State Street. Watertown. NY 13601
315-782-1890
The leadership development program builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
www.gsnypenn.org
Youth Court of Jefferson County
200 Washington Street Suite 207
Watertown. NY 13601 315-785-0333
Youth Court trains teenagers to serve as judges and attorneys, handling real-life cases involving their peers.  The goal is to use positive peer pressure to ensure that young people who have committed minor offenses pay back or give back to the community and receive the help they need to avoid further involvement in the justice system.
www.resolution-center.net

COMMUNITY

Carthage YMCA
250 State Street
Carthage, NY 13619
315-493-3826
Youth recreation and mentoring; programs for children, and middle and high school youth. Emphasis on after school and evening activity.
Community Action Planning Council
518 Davidson Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4900
Assists, supports and empowers people through diverse programs designed to alleviate poverty, promote self-sufficiency and advance community prosperity.  Programs include Head Start, Weatherization, Emergency Services, Workforce Development, Early Childhood Training/Services, and more.
www.capcjc.org
Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-8450
Serving the people of Jefferson and Lewis Counties in the areas of agriculture, family and youth development. Teaches the use of local resources and resource management.
www.jefferson.cce.cornell.edu
Watertown Family YMCA
119 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-3100
Through quality programs, provides for the strengthening of families, the healthy development of children, positive individual behaviors, and a healthier, safer community for all.
www.watertownymca.org
New Day Children's Center
327 Franklin Street - Asbury Church
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-1787
Is a not for profit childcare center organized to provide quality, affordable childcare and developmentally appropriate programming for children in the Jefferson County area.
www.newdaychildrenscenter.com

SENIORS

Meals on Wheels of Greater Watertown, Inc.
218 Stone Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-5555
Furnish low cost, well balanced, diet-appropriate meals to handicapped, elderly, and/or homebound individuals in community who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.
Volunteer Transportation Center
203 N. Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-0422
To provide transportation to necessary medical and other critical services utilizing Volunteer Drivers and their automobiles for those with no other means of transportation.
www.volunteertransportationcenter.org
Wilna-Champion Transportation Association, Inc.
222 State Street
Carthage, NY 13619
315-493-3449
Volunteer-driven organization to offers transportation to any senior, 60 years of age or any handicapped person for medical visits, shopping and recreation.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

Catholic Charities Wadhams Hall
6866 SH 37
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
315-393-2255
The primary mission is to help individuals, families and communities build bridges to healthier lives through the core services.
www.cathcharities.org
Court Appointed Special Assistants
200 Washington Street, Suite 207
Watertown, NY 13601
315-785-0333
The CASA program trains community volunteers -empowered directly by Family Court- to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in courtrooms and communities with goal of expediting a safe, loving and permanent home.
www.resolution-center.net
Family Counseling Service of Northern New York, Inc.
120 Washington Street, Suite 510
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4483
Family Counseling Service helps individuals, couples, and families cope with the problems of modern living.
Watertown Urban Mission
247 Factory Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-8440
Our Programs (Critical Needs, Bridge, Christian Care, HEARTH, and Food pantry) provide or aid in meeting basic needs for struggling individuals and families, including food, drink, clothes, household goods, housing, support overcoming addiction, and more through individual, business, church and community support.  The Mission also operates the Impossible Dream Thrift Store, which supports these programs both financially and by providing items to be given free to families in need.
watertownurbanmission.com 
 
Rohde Center
2 East Church St
Adams, NY 13605
315-232-2621
An emergency Food Pantry in southern Jefferson County.  In 2013 the Rohde Center Emergency Food Pantry provided the food for over 108,000 meals at no cost to low income families.  We also have two additional programs.  Fresh Food Distribution and Food Sense food coop are open to anyone who wishes to participate.
www.rohdecenter.org
Jefferson County

CRISIS AND BASIC NEEDS

ACR Health
Watertown Office
120 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 785-8222
Fax: (315) 836-0033
ACR Health is a not-for-profit, community-based organization providing a range of support services to individuals with chronic diseases, including HIV/AIDS, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma, substance use disorders, and serious mental illnesses, with the goal of positive health outcomes.
www.acrhealth.com
Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council of Jefferson County, Inc.
167 Polk Street, Suite 320
Watertown. NY 13601
315-788-4660
Alcohol and substance abuse prevention and intervention services for individuals, schools, businesses, and industry and organizations. Information, short-term motivational and educational counseling. Education through speakers, films, pamphlets, and training. Programs include Drinking Driver, Employee Assistance, Student Assistance, and Community education. Free confidential assistance.
www.jcasac.com
The American Red Cross of Northern New York
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown. NY 13601
315-782-4410
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human sufferin in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  The Red Cross provides shelter, food and health services during disasters.  We teach preparedness to individuals and work with partner agencies to provide communitywide preparedness solutions.  We send emergency messages to service members all over the world, and link military families to resources.  We also provide CPR, Babysitting and Water Safety courses, 40% of the nation's blood supply and tracing series across the globe to reconnect families that have been displaced by war.
Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County, Inc.
321 Prospect Street
Watertown. NY 13601
315-782-2451
The mission is to identify and improve the quality of life for the Blind and Visually Impaired through education and services.
www.asnblindjeff.org
Credo Community Center for the Treatment of Addictions, Inc.
595 West Main Street
Watertown. NY 13601
315-788-1530
Provides a full array of chemical dependency treatment services, from a comprehensive outpatient program in Watertown and Carthage with satellites in Philadelphia and Adams.
www.credocommunitycenter.com
Jefferson Rehabilitation Center
380 Gaffney Drive
Watertown. NY 13601
315-788-2730
Enhance the quality of life and maximize the potential of persons with disabilities through education. vocational opportunities, training residential services. inclusion, and advocacy.
www.thejrc.org
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.
44 Public Square
Watertown, NY 13601
31 5-788-2072
LASMNY provides free civil assistance to low-income people, senior citizens and victims of domestic violence in Central NY, including Jefferson and Lewis Counties.
www.lasmny.org
Literacy of Northern New York
200 Washington Street, Suite 303
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4270
LVA provides free one-to-one tutoring to adults who need help with reading and writing skills. We also teach English as a second language.
www.proliteracynny.org
Mental Health Association in Jefferson County, Inc.
425 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-0970
Advocates and peers work alongside people with a mental health diagnosis to develop job skills, obtain affordable housing, engage in social opportunities, build peer networks and navigate available community supports.  MHA has been promoting mental health wellness through peer support and advocacy since 1952.
Transitional Living Services of Northern New York
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1777
TLS operates OMH Licensed Community Residential Programs for children, transition age youth and adults with a mental health diagnosis who need assistance to live independently in the community.  In addition, TLS provides 33 OMH licensed apartment program beds for adults moving into a more independent living situation.  TLS community based services include Supportive Housing, MICA Case Management and Home and Community Based Services Waiver for children.
The Salvation Army
723 State Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4470
Provides emergency food, shelter and clothing as well as year round recreational and character building programs for all ages.
www.onlineredkettle.org
Salvation Army Empire State Division
200 Twin Oaks Dr
Syracuse, NY 13206
315-434-1300
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Ministry motivated by love of God. Mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
www.use.salvationarmy.org
Thousand Islands Area Habitat for Humanity
11 Public Square, Room 328
Watertown, NY 13601
315-785-0308
TIA Habitat for Humanity is a local nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing both in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.
www.tiahabitat.org
Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County, Inc.
120 Arcade Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1855
Serving the community since 197 as a comprehensive victims services agency, our mission is to assist and provide direct services to victims/survivors of violence and crime in Jefferson County, NY.
www.vacjc.com

Lewis County

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Hand-In-Hand Early Childhood Center
5780 Brookside Circle, Lowville NY 13367
315-376-9414
Provides high quality childcare for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children in a safe environment, with enriching opportunities that build self-esteem and independence.
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
249 State Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1890
The leadership development program builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
www.gsnypenn.org

COMMUNITY

Constable Hall Association, Inc.
Constableville, NY 13325
315-397-2323
Constable Hall is a restored historic home that was built in 1819. Open to the public for daily tours from May to October.
Double Play Sports Center
5358 Waters Terrace
Lowville NY 13367
315-955-9936
A local community center improving the quality of life across all age demographics through enrichment and recreational activities in Lewis County.
www.doubleplaycc.com

SENIORS

Volunteer Transportation Center
203 N. Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-0422
To provide transportation to necessary medical and other critical services utilizing Volunteer Drivers and their automobiles for those with no means of transportation.
www.volunteertransportationcenter.org

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-788-8450
Serving the people of Jefferson and Lewis Counties in the areas of agriculture, family and youth development Teaches the use of local resources and resouroe management.
www.jefferson.cce.cornell.edu
Lewis County Opportunities
8265 State Route 812
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-8202
Lewis County Opportunities, Inc. is a Community Action Agency dedicated to working together with those in need.  Our employees, Board members, and volunteers use a compassionate and respectful approach to promote a higher quality of life in our community. 
CASA
7630 N State St
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-7991
The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program provides training and support to volunteer advocates who serve as a voice in court for the best interests of abused and/or neglected children through the jurisdiction of the Family Court.
www.resolution-center.net
Lowville Food Pantry
7646 Forrest Avenue
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-7431
Pantry hours:  Mon-Fri 9:00am to 11:30am  Tues and Thurs evenings 5:00pm to 7:00pm
www.lowvillefoodpantry.org
Lewis County

CRISIS AND BASIC NEEDS

The American Red Cross of Northem New York
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4410
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human sufferin in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  The Red Cross provides shelter, food and health services during disasters.  We teach preparedness to individuals and work with partner agencies to provide communitywide preparedness solutions.  We send emergency messages to service members all over the world, and link military families to resources.  We also provide CPR, Babysitting and Water Safety courses, 40% of the nation's blood supply and tracing series across the globe to reconnect families that have been displaced by war.
 www.redcross.org/nny
The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter NYSARC
315-735-6477
Community Development
315-272-1529
Our mission is to enable persons with disabilities and their families to achieve their potential through self-determined goals in partnership with the Agency.
www.thearcolc.org
Friends of Lewis County Hospice
PO Box 266
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-5230
Friends of Lewis County Hospice is a fundraising organization for Lewis County Hospice. Lewis County Hospice enables individuals who have a life expectancy of six months or less to be cared for by family or friends, usually at home, while receiving relief from pain and other symptoms. Hospice provides the supportive care and encouragement so patients and families can live life as fully as possible.
Lewis County General Hospital/Residential Health Care Facility
7785 North State Street
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-5200
Funds are used to support community wellness clinics throughout Lewis County. These clinics provide a variety of screenings.
www.lcgh.net
Literacy of Northern New York
200 Washington Street, Suite 303
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4270
LVA provides free one-to-one tutoring to adults who need help with reading and writing skills. We also teach English as a second language.
www.proliteracynny.org
Mountain View Prevention Services
7714 Number Three Road
Lowville. NY 13367
315-376-2321
Youth Advocacy Program is school-based services to assist youth and their families in dealing with problems such as school performance, family issues and behavior problems.
Transitional Living Services of Northern New York
Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and Community Based Services
7550 State Street
Lowville, NY  13367
315-782-1777
TLS operates an Article 31 Out-Patient Mental Health Clinic with additional clinical therapy services in all 5 school districts in Lewis County.  In addition, TLS provides OMH Intensive Case Management, Supportive Case Management, Home and Community Based Waiver Services, Health Home Care Co-Ordination, MICA Case Management, Supported Housing, Transitional Housing for the homeless population, Permanent Supported Housing, and Advantage After School Program at Harrisville CSD.
Salvation Army Empire State Division
200 Twin Oaks Dr
Syracuse, NY 13206
315-434-1300
www.use.salvationarmy.org

St. Lawrence County

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club
610 Patterson Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
315-393-1241
The club assures and enhances the quality of life for boys and girls of our community and its surrounding area.
www.obgclub.com
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
249 State Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1890
The leadership development program builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
www.gsnypenn.org
Children's Home
1704 State Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-768-7430
www.nnychildrenshome.com

COMMUNITY

St. Lawrence County Community Development Program, Inc.
One Commerce Lane
Canton, NY 13617
315-386-1102
Assists individuals and families attain self-sufficiency through education, guidance and services. Programs include Weatherization, Section 8 Housing; Head Start, Personal Care and Neighborhood Centers.

SENIORS

St. Lawrence County Council of Senior Citizens, Inc.
PO Box 387
Norfolk, NY 13667
315-384-3155
Council holds regular meetings to discuss issues important to the well being of senior citizens, and plans the Annual Senior Citizens May fest and Summer Picnic.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

Catholic Charities
Wadhams Hall, 6866 SH 37
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
315-393-2255
The primary mission is to help individuals, families and communities build bridges to healthier lives through the core services of: counseling, outreach, adoption, matemity services and emergency services.
www.cathcharities.org
Family Counseling Service of Northern New York, Inc.
120 Washington Street, Suite 510
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4483
Based on the premise that helping even one family member helps the entire family; Family Counseling Service offers individual, marital, parent/child, family, and group counseling services. Consultation, education, and referral services are also available regardless of age, sex, race, religion, or ability to pay.

CRISIS AND BASIC NEEDS

ACR Health
Canton Office
101 Main Street, 3rd floor
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: (315)386-4493
Fax: (315)386-2530
ACR Health is a not-for-profit, community-based organization providing a range of support services to individuals with chronic diseases, including HIV/AIDS, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma, substance use disorders, and serious mental illnesses, with the goal of positive health outcomes.
www.acrhealth.com
Alliance for the Mentally Ill
149 River Road 287
Gouverneur, NY 13642
315-287-9180
Help families of mentally ill individuals through support and advocacy systems. Educate the public, families, and mental health professionals on all dimensions of mental illness.
St. Lawrence County

CRISIS AND BASIC NEEDS - CONTINUED

The American Red Cross of Northem New York
203 North Hamilton Street
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4410
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human sufferin in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  The Red Cross provides shelter, food and health services during disasters.  We teach preparedness to individuals and work with partner agencies to provide communitywide preparedness solutions.  We send emergency messages to service members all over the world, and link military families to resources.  We also provide CPR, Babysitting and Water Safety courses, 40% of the nation's blood supply and tracing series across the globe to reconnect families that have been displaced by war.
www.redcross.org/nny
Literacy of Northern New York
200 Washington Street, Suite 303
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-4270
LVA provides free one-to-one tutoring to adults who need help with reading and writing skills. We also teach English as a second language.
www.proliteracynny.org
The Salvation Army - Massena Corps
178 Victory Road - P.0. Box 107
Massena, NY 13662
315-769-5154
Provides food, clothing, medical, lodging, camping, programs, public assistance on the job training, adult and youth programs and services to the aging.
www.onlineredkettle.org
The Salvation Army - Ogdensburg Corps
401 Franklin Street - P.O. Box 404
Ogdensburg , NY 13669
315-393-3351
Assist people with food, clothing, household items and food baskets and toys at Christmas time. Has camp in summer, and character building programs.
www.onlineredkettle.org
St. Lawrence County Health Initiative, Inc.
6439 State Highway 56, P0 Box 5069
Potsdam, NY 13676
315-267-2740
SLCHI provides adolescent tobacco cessation services, helps uninsured individuals with medical costs and gives out healthy recipes and health information in the community and online.
www.gethealthyslc.org
St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House for Victims of Family Violence, Inc.
3 Chapel Street
Canton, NY 13617
315-379-9845
Renewal House is a licensed domestic violence and sexual assault agency providing crisis intervention, peer to peer counseling, emotional support, advocacy, and safe housing to victims.
www.slvrenewalhouse.org
Transitional Living Services of Northern New York
110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
315-782-1777
TLS Operates an OMH Licensed Community Residential Program in Gouverneur for adults with a mental health diagnosis who need assistance to live independently in the community.  In addition, TLS operates a Single Resident Occupancy (SRO) housing for homeless men and women in Ogdensburg and Canton with provision of Case Management Services to the SRO's; permanent housing for low income individuals and families in Waddington, Heuvelton and Ogdensburg.  Children's services consist of Home and Community Based Waiver services and Supportive Case Management and Respite Services for children.
www.tlsnny.com
Salvation Army Empire State Division
200 Twin Oaks Dr
Syracuse, NY 13206
315-434-1300
www.use.salvationarmy.org
Rose Hill
100 County Rt. 43
Massena, NY 13662
315-764-9700
Residential rehabilitation for youth are provided at 100 CR 43; Massena, NY. It is a highly structured adolescent substance abuse program serving youth from New York State.
www.rosehillrehab.org