Autumn in Saranac Lake
Franklin County Community Services manages a system of agencies that provide mental hygiene services throughout the county.
Article 41 of the NYS Mental Hygiene Law requires each county to have a Local Governmental Unit (LGU). The LGU is authorized to receive and distribute mental hygiene funding.
Community Services oversees the following services and activities:
- Development of a comprehensive county plan for mental health, developmental disability and substance use disorder services.
- Allocation of funding to local mental hygiene contractual agencies based on community priorities, treatment outcomes and program performance.
- Provide fiscal oversight and technical assistance to contractual agencies.
- Coordination with the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), Office of Mental Health (OMH), and Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).
Hours of Operation:
3 Main Street, Second Floor
PO Box 1337
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Director Suzanne Lavigne