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.

OMH supported housing is a housing program licensed under the New York State Office of Mental Health.The program provides temporary rental assistance and furnishings combined with case management services. The program serves individuals who have a primary diagnosis of a serious mental illness or experience substantial impairment in functioning. The goal of the program is to aid individuals in securing and maintaining  safe, decent and long-term affordable housing. The supported housing approach is intended to foster integration into the existing community services system.
Services include:

  • Employment support
  • Mental health treatment
  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Transportation assistance

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.

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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.