Kinship Caregiver Programs

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country/
Family Connections

194 US Oval
P.O. Box 2640
Plattsburgh, 12901
800-540-2273 (toll free)
(518) 561-4999 x103
fax: 518-561-6956

The Child Care Council is a resource and referral agency working to improve the quality and availability of child care and provides referral services to parents seeking child care in Clinton and Franklin Counties.

This program currently offers a once a month mutual support group for Kinship caregivers and a children’s program simultaneously. The group runs the 3rd Monday or every month (unless a Holiday) from 5-7pm and pizza is provided for both adults and children.

The program also offers information and referral services, developmental screening for children birth to 5 years old, court mandated Supervised Visitation, and playgroups. The aggency website is www.ccccnc.orgwhere a calendar can be found for days and times for each program.

Aging Programs

Clinton County Office for the Aging

135 Margaret Street, Suite 105
Plattsburgh, NY 129
Ph: (518) 565-4620
Fax: (518) 565-4812

Youth Programs

Clinton County Youth Bureau

133 Margaret Street, 2nd floor
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Ph: (518) 565-4750
Fax: (518) 565-4775

County Agencies

Department of Social Services

13 Durkee Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Ph: (518) 565-3300
Fax: (518) 561-8101

Family Court

Clinton County Government Center
137 Margaret Street, Suite 311
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Ph: (518) 565-4658
Fax: (518) 565-4545

Mental Health Clinic

18 Ampersand Drive
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Ph: (518) 565-4060
Fax: (518-565-4545

Legal Services

North Country Legal Services (NCLS)

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

Legal counseling subject areas: variety of civil areas specializing in handicapped law education; mentally ill rights; disability claims; public entitlements; landlord/tenant problems; family problems; consumer issues; unemployment.

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

100 Court Street
P.O. Box 989
Plattsburgh, New York 12901
(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. Legal Aid takes kinship issues on a case by case basis, also does Education Law. No age eligibility, income eligibility varies from program to program.