For people of the North Country, United Helpers delivers the specialized medical, physical, and emotional support needed to be connected to life. We've been caring for our neighbors for more than 120 years, and no other provider comes close to the reach of our network, the breadth of our services, or the depth of our commitment. United Helpers is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.


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732 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669

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Saturday and Sunday - Office CLOSED

732 Ford Street

Ogdensburg, NY 13669

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Life Skills – Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs)

Choose the best fit

United Helpers Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) are comfortable, well-appointed small-group homes. Each is staffed 24/7 by trained professionals who help manage daily routines and help people to achieve personalized goals.

Part of the community

United Helpers has IRAs situated throughout St. Lawrence County, with locations in Heuvelton, Morristown, Ogdensburg, Rensselaer Falls, Norwood, and Lisbon, NY.

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Riverwood IRA

Find comfort in secure, supportive living spaces

Residences vary in size, location, and setting, from neighborhoods to country living on ten acres of land. Occupancy ranges from 5 to 14 beds per home.

Families first

We strive to place people as close as possible to their families, and people often get to pick the home that his the best fit for them. Our case managers will work with you to find the right location. All homes are handicapped accessible.

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A staff that cares

It takes a special person to provide care for people with developmental disabilities. United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills’ person-centered approach to care emphasizes training staff to focus on people’s needs. Staff go through rigorous background checks, initial, as well as ongoing education and obtain certification in vital skills such as medication administration and CPR. United Helpers is invested in continuous learning and professional development, so you can trust the people who are caring for your loved one.

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