The Adirondack Youth Lodge serving youth who have serious and persistent symptoms caused by a designated mental illness diagnosis.The Adirondack Youth Lodge serving youth who have serious and persistent symptoms caused by a designated mental illness diagnosis.

OASAS permanent living & housing is a 7-bed program that serves adults struggling with a substance use disorder, are at-risk of homelessness, and meet specific hospitalization or high Medicaid utilization criteria. The program assists individuals in finding and maintaining affordable or permanent housing options. The program also provides case-managed support services that focus on housing counseling and employment services.

Additional services provided are:

  • Addiction recovery services
  • Assertiveness/self-advocacy training
  • Parenting training
  • Skill development including cooking, cleaning, shopping, creating a budget, connecting with social service programs (public assistance, SNAP, HEAP etc), filling out job applications, utilizing food pantries and securing transportation

How to apply:

Please submit a Franklin County SPOA (Single Point of Access) referral. The SPOA coordinates a broad range of locally available mental health services. They ensure the right service is connected to the right children and their families at the right time. Once completed, the referral is returned to the individual listed in the actual application.


Need help navigating our community housing & living services?

At Citizen Advocates, we work as a team to provide the best individual, person-centered services to the people we serve. Care coordination assists clients with identifying and accessing the services that will assist them in addressing the problems they are experiencing, or that will help them to achieve a higher quality life or level of functioning.