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.

Health Services of Northern New York

Certified Home Healthcare Agency (CHHA) servicing Potsdam, Canton, Ogdensburg, Massena, Gouverneur, and all surrounding areas of St. Lawrence County. Provides excellent care to patients right inside their homes. New York State certified nursing staff, personal care aides, and physical therapists can provide in-home services including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Nursing Care, Medical Social Work, Nutritional Consultation, and Home Health and Personal Care Aides. Accept and work with most insurances including Medicare and Medicaid. Available 24/7.

Office for the Aging

The Office for the Aging provides service and advocacy for county residents 60 years and older. Programs and services includes: Nutrition Centers and Home Delivered Meals; Home Care Services; Family Caregiver Support; Senior Community Service Employment Program; Medical Transportation; Legal Services; Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance.