Kinship Caregiver Programs

Families ‘R Us Resource Center

76 Finney Blvd.
Malone, NY 12953
Ph: (518) 481-7281
Jordan Stickney, Coordinator
Services include: Play groups available. Provide list of child care providers. Will direct kinship families who qualify for non-parent caregiver subsidy (child-only grant) to Dept. of Social Services. Will screen for eligibility for the grant.

Family Matters Resource Center

40 Marion St.
Tupper Lake, NY
Ph: (518) 359-8167
Donna Tanner, Family Resource Center Coordinator

Services offered include:

  • Parents Anonymous support group every Tuesday from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Open to anyone who takes care of children.

Youth and Aging Programs

Franklin County Office for the Aging

125 Catherine St. (Location of the office)
355 West Main St., Suite 447 (Mailing address)
Malone, NY 12953
Ph: (518) 481-1526
Fax: (518) 481-1635

Legal Services

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc (LASNNY)

100 Court Street
P.O. Box 989
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Ph: (518) 563-4022; (800) 722-7380
Fax: (518) 563-4058

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York to provide funding for the Children’s Law Project whereby more than fifty low-income children with disabilities will receive free direct legal services and 100 parents, children or human services agencies staff will receive legal education on the rights of children with disabilities. Kinship law is done on a case by case basis.

County Agencies

Franklin County Website

Franklin County Department of Social Services

355 West Main Street
Malone, NY 12953
Ph: (518) 481-1876