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Clinton County Resources!

Look below to find resources in Clinton County. Follow each link to learn more.

Alliance for Positive Health

"Combatting HIV and its related epidemics of sexually transmitted infection, opioid addiction, and mental health crises born out of poverty, stigma, and injustice."

Stop Domestic Violence through BHSN

"STOP Domestic Violence is the voice of victims and survivors. We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change."

Clinton County Mental Health

The department is responsible for the planning, development and coordination of services in the fields of  chemical dependency, mental health, mental retardation and other developmental disabilities within the geographic boundaries of Clinton County.

Clinton County Suicide Hotline


Joint Council for Economic Opportunity 

JCEO is a private, not-for-profit human service agency that serves the residents of Clinton and Franklin Counties through its main administrative offices as well as 13 Community Outreach Centers and 10 Head Start Centers. All programs are based on JCEO’s mission to alleviate poverty through practical, timely, and innovative services that emphasize and develop problem-solving skills for people.

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country

"Children are our most important resource, and here at the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country, we believe that strong families create a strong community. Our part in this is to offer high quality, responsive and dynamic programs and services.

CCCCNC is a non profit agency working to support and strengthen families and child care professionals throughout the North County area."

Clinton County Housing Assistance Program 

The Clinton County Housing Assistance Program (CCHAP) is a non-profit organization that exists for the sole purpose of providing Clinton County residents with rental assistance. This web site is here to assist, educate, and provide you with useful information regarding housing in Clinton County (outside the City of Plattsburgh).

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

The WIC program strives to grow healthy families right from the start. Through nutrition support and education families learn healthy eating and physical activity habits, all of which, makes kids healthy and happy today and keeps them that way for years to come.

Clinton County Youth Bureau

The mission of the Clinton County Youth Bureau is to promote positive youth development, strong families, and supportive communities. The purpose of the Youth Bureau is to establish, coordinate and maintain youth development, recreation and delinquency prevention programs throughout Clinton County for youth from birth to 21 years.

Clinton County Health Department

“Achieving quality and excellence through public service, communication, actions and a strong foundation of agency teamwork...”  ~ core values excerpt

Champlain Valley Family Center

Champlain Valley Family Center (CVFC) is a private, non-profit community-based organization. We are dedicated to providing substance abuse treatment, prevention, education and related support programs to promote the well-being and quality of life for the residents of Clinton County, NY.

North Country Center for Independence

The Mission of the North Country Center for Independence is to help people with disabilities to live more independent and productive lives, and promote better policies and community understanding of disability issues. NCCI serves people with disabilities, families, and the community on issues related to physical and mental disabilities. NCCI is led and staffed mostly by people with disabilities. 

Youth Advocacy Program

Our mission is to provide individuals who are, have been or may be subject to compulsory care with the opportunity to develop, contribute and be valued as assets so that communities have safe, proven effective and economical alternatives to institutional placement.

Plattsburgh location:

43 Clinton Street
P.O. Box 2625
Plattsburgh, NY  12901-0238

F: 518.561.8427

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Champlain Valley

“NAMI Champlain Valley provides free education, advocacy, and support services to all those affected (individuals and families) by brain disorders – including serious mental illnesses and/or emotional/behavioral disorders – in Clinton, Franklin, and Essex Counties.”

“Support, advance, and defend the rights, interests, and welfare of persons of all ages with mental illnesses and ensure that they are protected from abuse, possible harm, or exploitation.”


“OneWorkSource Centers are required to meet the needs of job seekers (including people with disabilities), provide career development services for youth and adults and support to employers in recruiting, staffing and training a viable workforce.”


“Assisting individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living.”

Behavioral Health Services North

Services and programs for adults, youth, and families. In-person or tele-mental health counseling. Various outreach, educational programs, and clinic locations.

“Ongoing assessment of level of care and services required; coordination between mental health and primary care services, education, employment, and housing assistance; 24/7/365 crisis availability; substance use services; and specialty veterans services.”

North Country Behavioral Medicine

Psychiatric services for patients of all ages. Offering different psychotherapies, medication management, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).

“At North Country Behavioral Medicine we have therapists with a wide range of experience and areas of interest. They can work with you to improve your symptoms, learn coping skills, and begin to enjoy life again.”


“We are a recovery community embracing multiple chances and accountability.” Offering online recovery services, a life skills campus transitional housing, and a sober marketplace. For “people in recovery, their family and friends, and people who advocate for recovery.”

“Our goal is to help anyone we can, including people in recovery from mental, emotional or behavioral disorders, domestic violence, homelessness and poverty.”

SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Neurobehavioral Health

“The mission of the Center for Neurobehavioral Health is to provide comprehensive services of the highest quality to people in our community and the greater North Country region whose lives have been affected by neurologically-based disorders." Providing “diagnostic assessment, individualized care, support, and services to persons living with neurocognitive, and developmental disabilities.”

Advocacy and Resource Center

“The Advocacy and Resource Center’s mission is to provide various program options or services to persons with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities and their families.” Including day services, respite services, residential services, self-directed services and more.

Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY

“The mission of Autism Alliance of Northeastern NY (AANENY) is to enhance the lives of individuals with autism and their families. We serve Clinton, Essex, and Franklin counties.”

Citizen Advocates

“Range of intellectual and developmental disability services in four key areas… individualization, community living, employment and meaningful activities, and affirmative business.”

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY

“The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York fights for fairness, dignity, and justice for those living in poverty and for a society which is inclusive and equitable for all. We transform lives, build community and empower people by using the law to address individual and systemic wrongs and inequities.”

"We provide free civil legal services to low-income people."

Plattsburgh Interfaith Food Shelf

“The mission of the Food Shelf is to provide emergency food to all residents of Clinton County, New York in need of assistance. There are no financial requirement or restrictions for people seeking service from the Food Shelf.”

Clinton County Department of Social Services

"The Department of Social Services is a complex agency, one which administers many programs with many clients.

In financial services, our goal is to help the needy receive benefits and to help them not need them. We have a whole array of services, which can help individuals attain self-sufficiency.

In Social Services, we focus on families' strengths and build on them in order to preserve those families and make them stronger.

These holistic approaches are ones which we always try to maintain with the view that all we do at the Clinton County Department of Social Services contributes to making Clinton County stronger and a better place to live."

2-1-1 Adirondack Region Lifeline

“Looking for community, social, or government services? Search online or dial 2-1-1 for services near you."

“Call for free and confidential community referral that connects callers with resources providing food, shelter, rent assistance, clothing, child care options and other types of community assistance. Trained referral specialists are multi-lingual and available to help individuals find the help they need.”

Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County

“Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County (RPC) provides various funding options to ensure safe housing conditions to low-income residents of Clinton County.”

“Geared toward addressing health and safety hazards of homeowners living within RPC’s Clinton County. New York service area.”

Literacy Volunteers of Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties

“We provide one-on-one tutoring for adults who seek to improve their reading and math skills as well as English conversation skills for non-native speakers. All of our services are provided 100% free of charge.”

ETC Housing Corp.

“We help individuals and families in Clinton County realize their hope for a better life by providing shelter, support services, and advocacy.”

Supportive Housing Program, Emergency Shelter, Permanent Supportive Housing, and more.

St. Joseph's Community Outreach Center

Serving the community through their thrift store, soup kitchen, food pantry, outreach center, and more. Offering new and gently used clothes, serving home-cooked community meals every Thursday, and a joint food pantry with JCEO. 

Rural Law Center of NY

Serving low-income New Yorkers throughout New York’s 44 rural counties. Offering help with family law, housing, consumer debt, and more. Call or fill out an online intake form.

Clinton County Office for the Aging

Services provided by the Office for the Aging or its subcontractors including “health and wellness, housing, nutrition, transportation and a number of other services.” More specifically: benefits counseling, caregiver services, in-home services, nutrition services, and more.

Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County

“The Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County would like to invite not only Clinton County seniors, but seniors visiting the beautiful North Country to take advantage of the services offered by the Council. The mission of SCCCC is to ensure Clinton County seniors have quality social, recreational and educational programming, nutritious food, affordable housing and an engaged role in our community!”

HCR Home Care - North Country Region

“Our wide range of home health care and social services provide the helpful support your loved one needs, and the peace of mind you deserve. These services are administered at home to individuals who are recovering, disabled, or chronically ill needing medical, nursing, social or therapeutic treatment, or assistance with daily living activities.”

Offering a variety of skilled services, paraprofessional services, care management, rehabilitation services, specialized care, and more.

North Country Home Services

“At North Country Home Services, our mission is dedicated to supplying home care and supportive services to clients empowering them to remain as independent as possible in the comfort of their home. Serving the areas in and around Saranac Lake, Malone, Plattsburgh, and Ticonderoga New York.”


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