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Advocacy (Ombudsman) Program
The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-5332 (ext. 103)

Advocacy for consumers of mental health services on the local, state, and federal levels with focus on the promotion of mental wellness, quality of care in treatment, and adequate funding for services.

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Compeer and Compeer for Youth
The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-5332 (ext. 108)

Trained adult volunteers are matched as friends and mentors with children and adult mental health consumers. Available in Montgomery County only.

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Representative Payee Services
The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam
Phone: 518-842-3717 (ext. 104)

A program that manages the finances of consumers of mental health who are not able to take care of their finances (income obtained from Social Security or Supplemental Security Income).

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Resource Center for Independent Living
347 West Main Street, Amsterdam
Phone: 518-842-3561

Not-for-profit community based program, which provides a variety of services to persons with disabilities.

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Lexington Center
465 North Perry Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-0024

Provides a full range of services to children and adults who are mentally retarded, physically handicapped, or emotionally disturbed. Includes group homes, employment service, and sheltered workshop for job training.

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Lexington Clinic
465 North Perry Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-0024 (ext. 235)

Offers OT, PT, Speech, Nursing, Voc. Rehab., Psychology, Social Work, & Psychiatry services to individuals with developmental disabilities, generally 18 and over.

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Lexington Mental Health Services
465 North Perry Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-0024

Comprehensive services for people 18 and over with mental health disorders including group, individual, and medication therapy and rehabilitation services. Day program and residential options available.

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Lexington Family Services
43 Harrison Street, Gloversville
Phone: 518-773-2014

Helping families in Fulton County who are caring for a child or adult who is developmentally disabled through a wide variety of services. Some examples are respite, recreation, advocacy, and support.

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Liberty Enterprises
43 Liberty Drive, Amsterdam
Phone: 518-842-5080

Not-for-profit organization offering support and services to adults and children with disabilities and others with special needs. Services include residences (several options), vocational programs, day supports, family support services, health related services, and transportation.

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MHA Residential Services
11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam
Phone: 518-842-3717

Residential and rehabilitative services for adults and adolescents who have a primary psychiatric diagnosis and may have a secondary diagnosis of substance abuse. Respite services are available for adults.

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MHA Drop-in-Center
Masonic Lodge, 34 Division Street, Amsterdam
Phone: 518-706-0961 (or 518-842-3717 ext. 101)

Open Monday and Wednesday from 2pm – 5pm. Drug and alcohol free center that provides recreational, social, and educational opportunities in a self-help and peer supported environment.

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MHA Leisure Lounge
73 North Main Street (2nd floor), Gloversville
Phone: 518-773-8727 (or 518-842-3717 ext. 101)

Open Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm-5pm. Drug and alcohol free center that provides recreational, social, and educational opportunities in a self-help and peer supported environment..

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Northeastern Center for the Blind
301 Washington Avenue, Albany 12206
Phone: 518-463-1211

Services offered locally at the Workforce Solutions Center, 2620 Riverfront Center, Amsterdam 518- 842-3676

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PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services)
St. Mary’s Healthcare Memorial Campus, Rte. 30, Amsterdam 518-841-3698
St. Mary’s Club North, 73 N. Main Street, Gloversville 518-773-8727

A comprehensive recovery-oriented program for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The goal is to integrate treatment, support, and rehabilitation in a manner that facilitates consumer’s recovery.

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Single Point of Accountability for Children’s Services (SPOA) in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown
Phone: 518-762-5332 (ext. 115)

The purpose of this initiative is to identify those children with a mental health diagnosis who are at the highest risk of an out-of-home placement and to develop, with collaboration of local service providers, appropriate strategies to assist and support these children in our communities. Services available through SPOA:

CCSI (Coordinated Children’s Services Initiative): Please refer to Children’s Services on page 12 of this directory for further description of CCSI.

SCM (Supported Case Management): Offered through St. Mary’s Healthcare for children 5-18. One SCM covers Fulton and Montgomery Counties, 20 children per caseload.

ICM (Intensive Case Management): Offered through St. Mary’s Healthcare for children 5-18. There are 2 ICM’s in each county, 12 children per caseload.

HCBW (Home & Community Based Waiver): Offered through Parsons Child & Family Center for children up to age 18. One individualized care coordinator in each county, 6 children per caseload.

CR (Community Residence): Offered through MHA. Please see “Residential Services” above.

RTF (Residential Treatment Facility): Provide individualized, active mental health treatment to children and adolescents within an intensively staffed residential setting.

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Single Point of Accountability for Adult Services (SPOA) in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
St. Mary’s Mental Health Clinic

57 East Fulton Street, Gloversville
Phone: 518-773-3531

The goal of this initiative is to assist those adults (18 years old and older) who require the highest level of service in the community and ensure they are given priority for these high level services, including residential and case management.

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Tecler Diagnostic Center
Northern Blvd., Amsterdam

Phone: 518-843-4944

Early identification, referral, evaluation, and delivery of intervention services for developmentally disabled children, ages birth to age 5, no charge to parents.

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United Cerebral Palsy Association of Fulton & Montgomery Counties, Inc.
P.O. Box 466, 67 Division Street, Amsterdam

Phone: 518-842-3511

Early Intervention Program, Medicaid Service Coordination, preschool program, Family Support Program, respite, residential habilitation, advocacy, clinical out- patient services, etc.

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Medicaid Buy-in for People with Disabilities
Phone: 1-800-541-2831

Eligibility: disability defined by SSI, between 16-64, be working at least part time, earn up to $46,170 for single person, $61,870 for couple, and countable resources under $10,000.

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Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Janine Dykeman, Executive Director
307-309 Meadow Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 762-5332
Fax: (518) 762-6823
E-Mail: info@mhafm.org

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