Bridges to Health (B2H)

Bridges to Health (B2H)

The Bridges to Heath Program provides supportive community based services to children who suffer from emotional, developmental and medical disabilities as well as their caregivers. B2H promotes healthy supportive relationships, quality education and a healthy work ethic. Children must meet the eligibility requirements, to be determined by Local Department of Social Services (LDSS) or Office…Continue Reading

Adult Care Management Services

Adult Care Management Services

CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES: The Children’s Home provides Care Management services to adults living in Jefferson County. Services include Strength-Based Assessments, Individualized Service Planning, Care Coordination and Transition Planning. GOAL: The goal of care management services is to reduce the risk of long-term inpatient treatment and minimize the use of emergency services by effectively linking the…Continue Reading

Intensive Case Management (ICM)

Intensive Case Management (ICM)

The Children’s Home provides Intensive Case Management (ICM) services to children living in Jefferson County experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties. Services include Strength-Based Assessments, Individualized Service Planning, Case Coordination and Transition Planning. The goal of ICM services is to reduce the risk of out-of-home placement of children and minimize the use of emergency mental health…Continue Reading

Single Point of Entry (SPOE) for Adults

Single Point of Entry (SPOE) for Adults

The Children’s Home of Jefferson County is responsible for managing Jefferson County’s Single Point of Entry (SPOE) process, whereby adults are linked to services which best meets their needs. The SPOE process is specifically designed to serve individuals 18 years of age or older who are seriously and persistently mentally ill. Jefferson County maintains an…Continue Reading

Single Point of Access (SPOA) For Children

Single Point of Access (SPOA) For Children

The Children’s Home of Jefferson County is responsible for managing Jefferson County’s Single Point of Access (SPOA) process, whereby children and their families are linked to services which best meet their needs. The SPOA process is specifically designed to serve children 17 years of age or under who are experiencing mental or behavioral difficulties. Family…Continue Reading

PINS Prevention (Over 11)

PINS Prevention (Over 11)

The goal of Jefferson County’s PINS Prevention Program, operated by the Children’s Home in conjunction with the Department of Social Services and the Family Court system, is to avoid out-of-home placement and family disruption in cases of serious youth misbehavior. Participation is voluntary. The programs provide case management services to the entire family of identified,…Continue Reading

Family Permanency Program of the North Country

Family Permanency Program of the North Country

      The need for a strong, supportive family remains throughout life. The Family Permanency Program of the North Country supports the continuum of care after adoption and legal guardianship. Designed to support Post- Adoptive and Post-Guardianship Families and prevent the dissolution of placements, this Program connects families with valuable community services including: Counseling Training…Continue Reading

CHIPS (Children’s Home Intensive Preventative Services)

CHIPS (Children’s Home Intensive Preventative Services)

This program, in partnership with Jefferson County Community Services, is designed to prevent out-of-home placement for youth and reduce the risk of child abuse, and neglect, through assisting clients and families to achieve their health and safety needs, and family and youth service needs. CHIPS is focused on serving at-risk children, aged 7-15, who reside…Continue Reading

Article 10

Article 10

The Article 10 Program, administered in partnership with the Jefferson County’s Department of Social Services (DSS), assists families who have children at imminent risk of out-of-home placement. Families with youth who have been or who are at risk of being abused or neglected are assigned a Children’s Home caseworker. This professional works closely with DSS…Continue Reading

Aftercare

Aftercare

The Children’s Home Aftercare Program assists youth and their families through a child’s transition from residential treatment or foster care in order to prevent future family disruption or out-of-home placement. A caseworker assigned to each family supports the youth in school, meeting court-mandated requirements, and participating in follow-up treatment recommended by the discharging agency.Continue Reading

Contact Us

Administrative Offices

P.O. Box 6550
1704 State Street
Watertown NY 13601
Phone: 315-788-7430
Fax: 315-785-5637