St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services

The St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services provides temporary assistance to eligible individuals and families to help them with their basic needs until they can become self-sufficient. Toward that end, we have employment programs and other supportive services such as day care so that people can find and maintain employment. We also administer programs which can assist people with their medical expenses and nutritional needs.

Head Start- Canton

Head Start is a preschool program for children from economically disadvantaged families. Locations include Canton, Potsdam, Massena, Ogdensburg, and Watertown.

Step by Step

Provides services and programs for those with mental health diagnoses.

St. Lawrence County One Stop Career Center

The St. Lawrence County One Stop Career Center provides the resources to help one find jobs in the local area. Their mission statement states: The mission of the St. Lawrence County Workforce Development Board, as a partnership of private and public community resources, is to ensure the economic vitality of our county by building and maintaining a quality workforce development system that strengthens and provides economic, educational, and developmental opportunities for all citizens and employers. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.