We have compiled the following list of resources to better serve you. Majority of these resources are specific to the Tri-County area, which encompasses Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties. There are also some national hotline numbers. If you do not see the resource that you are looking for, please contact us at 315-782-1855.

MEDICAL SERVICES

Samaritan Medical Center   –   830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Emergency Department

315-785-4100

Carthage Area Hospital, 1001 West Street, Carthage, NY 13619

Emergency Department

315-519-5478

River Hospital   –   4 Fuller Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Emergency Department

315-482-1107

Planned Parenthood of the North Country   –   160 Stone Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Family planning, LGBTQ Health

315-782-1818 ext. 230

During business hours only

North County Family Health Center   –   238 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-782-9450

Care Net of NNY – 724 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Pregnancy Center

315-782-5433

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Victims Assistance Center/Child Advocacy Center – 418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Mobile Unit and Case Management

315-788-8520

Department of Social Services – 250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Child Protective Services

315-785-5031

Case workers, cab vouchers, bus tickets (aftercare)

Law Enforcement (in an EMERGENCY)

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department

315-788-1441

Watertown PD

315-782-2233

Probation

315-785-3065

Volunteer Transportation Center, Inc.  –  24685 Route 37, Watertown, NY 13601

Transportation for health, wellness, and critical needs

Jefferson County Office

315-788-0422

Greyhound Bus – 540 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

800-858-8555

Free transportation home through run away program

FOOD & NUTRITION

Salvation Army – 723 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Soup Kitchen Mon-Sat 11:30am-1pm

Soup Kitchen 315-782-4470

FoodBankCNY.org – To find a listing in the area of local Food Pantry’s

Food Pantry’s ****See list of Food Pantry’s in Jefferson County****

CLOTHING & NECESSITIES

Department of Social Services – 250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 

Child Protective Services

315-785-5031

Watertown Urban Mission – 247 Factory Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Critical Needs Program

315-782-8440

The Rock Church – 22088 US Route 11, Seaway Plaza, Watertown, NY 13601

315-921-1170

Catholic Charities – 145 Clinton Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-788-4330

Salvation Army – 723 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Clothing Vouchers

315-782-4470

North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council – 200 Washington Street, Suite 300, Watertown, NY 13601 (Key Bank Building)

Cribs, Pack-n-Plays

315-788-8533

Victims Assistance Center   –   418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Go bags

Main Office

315-782-1823

Community Action Planning Council – 518 Davidson Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Family Center Services

315-782-4900 ext. 222

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Community Clinic – Marcy Building, 3rd floor, 167 Polk Street, Suite 300, Watertown, NY 13601

During Clinic Hours

315-782-7445

Jefferson County Crisis Response

315-782-2327

If the clinic is closed

Samaritan Medical Center   –   830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Behavioral Health

315-779-5060

Carthage Area Hospital   –   1001 West Street, Carthage, NY 13619

Behavioral Health

315-493-3300

River Hospital   –   4 Fuller Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Behavioral Health

315-482-2511

Victims Assistance Center/Child Advocacy Center – 418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Mental Health Referrals

315-782-1823

Transitional Living Services – 482 Black River Parkway, Watertown, NY 13601

Main office

315-782-1777

Child and Adolescent Wellness Clinic – 20104 NY-3, Watertown, NY 13601

315-779-7170

Fort Drum

Behavioral Health Department

315-772-2778

Single Point of Access (SPOA) – Children’s Home – 1704 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

JC SPOA Coordinator

315-777-9716

Family Counseling Services of NNY  –  200 Mullin Street, Suite 102, Watertown, NY 13601

315-782-4483

Rubenzahl, Knudsen and Associates- 22670 Summit Drive, Watertown, NY 13601

315-788-3332

 HOUSING SERVICES

Department of Social Services – 250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Director of Services

315-785-3196

Child Protective Services

315-785-5079

Service After-Hours

315-786-6722

Children’s Home of Jefferson County   –   1704 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Intake Line

315-214-1503

24/7 On-Call

315-778-9751

Therapeutic Crisis Respite Program

315-214-1503

Youth experiencing a MH crisis who do not meet the criteria for inpatient hospitalization

Victims Assistance Center   –   418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

24 Hour Shelter and Hotline

315-782-1855

Main Office

315-782-1823

House of the Good Shepherd   –   26515 State Route 2, Watertown, NY 13601

Chelsea Martin

315-782-8064 ext. 4032

24/7 On-Call

315-783-8354

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

ACR Health – 120 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Watertown, NY 13601 

Syringe Exchange Program 

315-898-2515

Gouverneur Hospital – 77 West Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642

Detoxification Services

315-261-5969

Complete a screening to be placed on a wait list

Department of Social Services – 250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Angela Nasworthy

Substance Abuse Specialist

Kim Dixon

Behavioral Health Specialist

315-785-5079

Samaritan Medical Center   –   830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Addiction Services

315-779-5060

Credo Community Center – 595 West Main Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Treatment of Addictions

1-888-585-2228

Anchor Recovery Center – 241 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-836-3460

EDUCATION & SUPPORT SERVICES

ACR Health – 120 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Watertown, NY 13601 

Q-Center

315-898-2515

Young Men’s Project 

Adolescent Health Initiative 

Drop-In Center

Boys and Girls Club – 171 Polk Street, Watertown, NY 13601 (Marcy Building) 

Teen Drop in Center 

315-777-9659

North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council – 200 Washington Street, Suite 300, Watertown, NY 13601 (Key Bank Building)

Maternal Health

315-788-8533

Planned Parenthood of the North Country   –   160 Stone Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Drop-In Center

 Paddock Arcade, Watertown, NY 13601

External Affairs Coordinator

315-782-1818 ext. 230

During business hours only

Watertown Urban Mission – 247 Factory Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Christian Care Center

315-782-8440

Child Advocacy Center – 418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Advocacy

315-788-8520

Salvation Army – 723 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Drop-In Center

Meal Service

315-782-4470

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Victims Assistance Center/Child Advocacy Center – 418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Lisa – Spanish and Medical Translator

315-782-1823

ICE

Army Community Service – 1780 Restore Hope Drive, Fort Drum, NY

 315-772-6556

JOB READINESS SERVICES

The Workplace – 1000 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-782-9252

Flower Memorial Library – 229 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-785-7705

Children’s Home of Jefferson County – 1704 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Care Coordination

For necessities

Watertown Urban Mission – 247 Factory Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Critical Needs Program

315-782-8440

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Non-Emergency Law Enforcement

To notify LE with tips and information

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

315-788-1441

New York State Police Watertown Barracks

315-782-2112

Watertown PD

315-782-2233

911 For Emergencies

LEGAL SERVICES

The Resolution Center of Jefferson and Lewis Counties, NY  –  200 Washington Street, Suite 207, Watertown, NY 13601

Court Appointed Special Advocate

315-785-0333

The Legal Aid Society – 215 Washington Street, Suite 202, Watertown, NY 13601

315-955-6700

Civil, non-criminal, legal problems

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

New York State Department of Labor – Building 12, W. A. Harriman Campus, Albany, NY 12240

Inquiries & to report tips

General Inquiry Line

518-457-9000

Jefferson County Department of Motor Vehicles – 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Documentation

315-785-3023

Jefferson County Clerk’s Office – 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Documentation, name change

315-785-3200

Social Security Administration – 156 S Bellew Avenue, Watertown, NY 13601

Documentation, name change

800-772-1213

Jefferson County Supreme Court – 317 Washington Street, #10, Watertown, NY 13601

Documentation, name change

315-785-7906

New York State Attorney General’s Office – Watertown Regional Office – State Office Building, 10th floor, Watertown, NY 13601

Report tips, law enforcement assistance

315-523-6080

RESOURCES FOR DISABILITIES

Northern Regional Center for Independent Living – 210 Court Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-785-8703

Case management, advocacy, and anger management

Northern New York Cerebral Palsy Association – 714 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-788-5650

Case management, advocacy, housing assistance

Transitional Living Services – 482 Black River Parkway, Watertown, NY 13601

315-782-1777

Case management, housing assistance

HOTLINES

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Assistance and services

1-888-373-7888

Runaway/Homeless Youth Hotline

1-800-999-9999

2 PM-12 AM to talk

National Runaway Switchboard

Counseling, resources, shelter, food, family contact, bus ticket home

1-800-786-2929

The Trevor Project

LGBTQ assistance with youth in crisis

1-866-488-7386

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Report trafficking/referrals

1-888-373-7888

CRISIS Response

24/7 Local Crisis Response

315-782-2327

Parent HelpLine

24/7 Help for parents

1-855-427-2736

NYS Child Abuse Hotline

Child abuse report hotline

1-800-342-3720

Victim’s Assistance Center of Jefferson County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline

315-782-1823

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

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