Caregiver and Respite Services

 

Caregiver Resource Center/
Caregiver Respite
Behavioral Health Services North
46 Flynn Avenue, Suite 612A
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Website: www.bhsn.org
Contact: Mary Buckley-LaBonte, Director
Tel: (518) 324-3880 or (518) 324-3881
E-mail: mbuckleylabonte@bhsn.org
Nicole Durgan, Program Assistant
Tel: (518) 324-3880 or (518) 324-3881
E-mail: ndurgan@bhsn.org

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. -  4 p.m.

The goal of the Caregiver Resource Center is to help older citizens continue to live in the community as long as possible by assisting their caregiving family members with the following services:

  • Caregiver Respite:  Staff providers are trained to go into homes for 2 to 4 hours, providing the caregiver with a break.
  • Information about, and help with, accessing services.

Support group for caregivers the second Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Clinton County United Way office.

Support group for caregivers the fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Emmaus Room at St. Peter’s Church.