Community Resources for Families

The resources listed below are for your convenience.

 

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country

https://www.ccccnc.org/

Family Resource Centers in Plattsburg (518.516.4999), Malone (518.481.7281), Tupper Lake (518.359.8167)

-Offers parent-child groups, parent support groups, education classes, developmental screenings, more

 

Susannah Burgess

Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program

Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country

Ages 0-36 months

sburgess@ccccnc.org

(518)-566-3474

 

Early Intervention

Early Intervention referrals are made through your local health department - please contact

your local health department at these numbers:

 

Clinton County Health Department - (518) 565-4848

Essex County Health Department - (518) 873-3522

Franklin County Health Department - (518) 481-1709

 

North Country Kids Inc

Early Intervention and Preschool Agency serving Clinton and Essex Counties

Requires travel of parent and child to Plattsburgh to be evaluated at this time.

https://www.nckidsinc.com/

 

Saranac Lake Central School District Resources

Committee on Preschool Education - CPSE - Age 3-5

 

Suzanne Nicholas, Director, Saranac Lake Central School District

nicholasuz@slcs.org

 

Lisa Gallows 518.897.1410

Committee on Special Education - Age 5+

http://www.slcs.org/pupil-personnel-sped/special-education-2

 

Dave Francis, Petrova Elementary School Psychologist

francisdav@slcs.org

518.897.1560

 

Private Mental Health Practices

Jeanne Brown, LMHC, RPT-S, CATP

Adirondack Family Counseling

Elizabethtown, NY

www.adirondackfamilycounseling.com

(518) 873-4175

 

Danielle Carr, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Adirondack Community Counseling, Inc.

http://www.adirondackcommunitycounseling.com/danielle-carr-lmhc

daniellecarr@adkcounseling.com

518-788-9488

 

Vanessa Funfsinn, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Wild Butterflies Therapy

www.wildbutterfliestherapy.com

vanessa.lmft@gmail.com

518.882.3900

 

Dr. Maria Rheaume, PSYD

Stepping Stones Psychological Services, PLLC

Elizabethtown, NY

https://steppingstonespsych.clientsecure.me/

(518) 412-2066

 

Erin L. Velsini, LCSW-R

Essex County Mental Health

Elizabethtown, NY

www.co.essex.ny.us/MentalHealth.asp

(518) 873-3670

 

General Information

NY Association for Infant Mental Health (NYS-AIMH)

https://www.nysaimh.org/more-about-babies/

 

 

Area Groups and Places of Interest for Young Families

 

ADK ArtRise

62 Main St

Saranac Lake, NY  12983

(518) 354-8089

https://www.adkartrise.com/

  • art classes

 

Dewey Mountain Recreation Center

NY-3 across from TriLakes Humane Society

Saranac Lake, NY  12983

https://www.deweymountain.com/

  • Lil Shufflers Youth Ski League and Summer Youth Programs

 

Lake Placid Center for the Arts

17 Algonquin Ave.

Lake Placid, NY  12946

(518) 523-2512

https://www.lakeplacidarts.org/

  • children’s theater productions, art classes, dance and tumbling classes

 

MOPS-Mother’s of Preschoolers Group, Lake Placid

  • A group meets in Lake Placid once a week;-search for them on Facebook.

 

Mount Pisgah Recreation Center

92 Mount Pisgah Ln

Saranac Lake, NY  12983

https://www.saranaclakeny.gov/index.php?section=playing-mt-pisgah

 

Saranac Lake Free Library

109 Main Street

Saranac Lake, NY  12983

https://www.slfl.org/

  • Children’s story hour, children’s library room, summer reading program

 

The Wild Center

45 Museum Dr.

Tupper Lake, NY  12986

https://www.wildcenter.org/

  • Children’s activities, trails, canoe trips, bird walk, otters, and more