NY Connects – Franklin County Community Housing Council


The Regional Food Bank collects large donations of food from the food industry and distributes it to charitable agencies serving hungry and disadvantaged people in 23 counties. From Plattsburgh to Newburgh, in urban, rural, and suburban communities, the Food Bank provides over 35 million pounds of food a year to 1,000 agencies. 


Friendly Visitor; Home delivered Meals; NY Connects

Franklin County Dept of Social Services

Phone: 518-891-2280

Maximizing Independent Living Choices providing services in St. Lawrence County to provide individuals with information regarding home and community based services.

Phone: (518)483-2151

North Country COVID Updates.

Homeward Bound Adirondacks

HBA is a service organization that assists Active Duty Soldiers and Veterans by providing transportation at no cost, linking Veterans to needed services and Healing Retreats in the Adirondacks, and helps our Service Members reintegrate back into the community after serving our country.

Contact: Valerie Ainsworth, Board Member

 (518) 891-4151

Family Champions of the North Country, Inc.

A parent run nonprofit that strives to help families in need gain access to information, support, and services throughout the North Country.

Contact: Cheryl Viallancourt, Executive Director

(518) 359-9110

Catholic Charities is a multi-service, 501© 3, non-profit organization. Catholic Charities serves the 8 Northern Counties of New York. Catholic Charities serves all people regardless of race, creed, ethnicity or ability to pay.

Ph. 1: (518) 566-0944
Ph. 2: (315) 393-2255

Franklin County - North 24hr Crisis 518-483-3261

Franklin County - South 24hr Crisis 518-891-5535 Behavioral Health Services are available.

Please contact 518-521-5818. 

Life Line: For support with Food, Housing, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Health, Utilities, Finances, Legal, Family, Military, Disaster, Volunteer,  Household Items.

Clinton, Essex, Franklin 2-1-1 Life Line Adirondack Region: Call 2-1-1