Community Resources

VAC Community Resources

Medical Services

Samaritan Medical Center  

830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Emergency Department

315-785-4100

https://samaritanhealth.com/

 

Carthage Area Hospital

1001 West Street, Carthage, NY 13619

Emergency Department

315-519-5478

https://www.carthagehospital.com/

 

River Hospital

4 Fuller Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Emergency Department

315-482-1107

https://www.riverhospital.org/

 

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

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/new-york/watertown/13601/watertown-center-3328-91210

 

North County Family Health Center

238 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-782-9450

https://www.nocofamilyhealth.org/

 

Care Net of NNY

724 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Pregnancy Center

315-782-5433

https://carenetnny.com/

Transportation

Victims Assistance Center/Child Advocacy Center

418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Mobile Unit and Case Management

315-788-8520

www.vacjc.com

 

Department of Social Services

250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Child Protective Services

315-785-5031

Case workers, cab vouchers, bus tickets (aftercare)

https://co.jefferson.ny.us/departments/SocialServices/child-protective-services

 

Volunteer Transportation Center, Inc.

24685 Route 37, Watertown, NY 13601

Transportation for health, wellness, and critical needs

Jefferson County Office

315-788-0422

https://volunteertransportationcenter.org/

 

Greyhound Bus

540 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

800-858-8555

Free transportation home through run away program

Law Enforcement (in an emergency)

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department

315-788-1441

 

Watertown PD

315-782-2233

 

Probation

315-785-3065

Food & Nutrition

Salvation Army

723 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

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

Soup Kitchen 315-782-4470

https://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/empire/watertown/

 

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

https://foodbankcny.org/

Clothing & Necessities

Department of Social Services

250 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 

Child Protective Services

315-785-5031

https://co.jefferson.ny.us/departments/SocialServices/child-protective-services

 

Watertown Urban Mission

247 Factory Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Critical Needs Program

315-782-8440

https://watertownurbanmission.com/wum/critical-needs/

 

The Rock Church

22088 US Route 11, Seaway Plaza

Watertown, NY 13601

315-921-1170

https://therocklife.church/

 

Catholic Charities

145 Clinton Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-788-4330

 

Salvation Army

723 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Clothing Vouchers

315-782-4470

https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyOfWatertown/

 

North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council

200 Washington Street, Suite 300, Watertown, NY 13601 (Key Bank Building)

Cribs, Pack-n-Plays

315-788-8533

https://ncppc.org/

 

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

Family Center Services

315-782-4900 ext. 222

https://www.capcjc.org/

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

https://samaritanhealth.com/

 

Carthage Area Hospital

1001 West Street, Carthage, NY 13619

Behavioral Health

315-493-3300

https://www.carthagehospital.com/

 

River Hospital

4 Fuller Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Behavioral Health

315-482-2511

https://www.riverhospital.org/

 

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

https://www.tlsnny.com/

 

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

https://www.fcsnny.org/

 

Rubenzahl, Knudsen and Associates

22670 Summit Drive, Watertown, NY 13601

315-788-3332

https://rkapsych.com/

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

https://co.jefferson.ny.us/SocialServices

 

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

https://www.chjc.org/

 

Victims Assistance Center

418 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

24 Hour Shelter and Hotline

315-782-1855

Main Office

315-782-1823

www.vacjc.com

 

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

https://www.hgs-utica.com/foster-care/

Substance Abuse Services

ACR Health

120 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Watertown, NY 13601 

Syringe Exchange Program 

315-898-2515

https://www.acrhealth.org/

Gouverneur Hospital

77 West Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642

Detoxification Services

315-261-5969

Complete a screening to be placed on a wait list

https://www.stlawrencehealthsystem.org/gouverneur-hospital

 

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

https://samaritanhealth.com/

 

Credo Community Center

595 West Main Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Treatment of Addictions

1-888-585-2228

https://credocc.com/

 

Anchor Recovery Center

241 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-836-3460

https://anchorrecoverycenter.com/

Education and 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

https://www.acrhealth.org/

 

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

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

https://co.jefferson.ny.us/Theworkplace

 

Flower Memorial Library

229 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

315-785-7705

https://flowermemoriallibrary.org/

 

Children’s Home of Jefferson County

1704 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Care Coordination

For necessities

https://www.chjc.org/

Watertown Urban Mission

247 Factory Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Critical Needs Program

315-782-8440

https://www.watertownurbanmission.com/

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

https://www.resolution-center.net/

 

The Legal Aid Society

215 Washington Street, Suite 202, Watertown, NY 13601

315-955-6700

Civil, non-criminal, legal problems

https://www.lasmny.org/

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

https://co.jefferson.ny.us/departments/CountyClerk/dmv

 

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

Resource 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

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

 

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

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

 

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Report trafficking/referrals

1-888-373-7888

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

 

CRISIS Response

24/7 Local Crisis Response

315-782-2327

 

Parent HelpLine

24/7 Help for parents

1-855-427-2736

https://www.nationalparenthelpline.org/

 

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

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

You are not alone. Help is available.