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 who have a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, a history or are at-risk of homelessness, and meet specific hospitalization or high Medicaid utilization criteria. The program assists individuals in obtaining and maintaining affordable and permanent housing options in combination with providing case-managed supportive services that focus on housing counseling and employment services.

Some other services provided are:

  • Substance abuse services
  • Assertiveness/self-advocacy
  • Parenting training
  • Skill development: This includes cooking, cleaning, shopping, making 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 is designed to coordinate the broad ranges of mental health services available locally to 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.