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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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Three Honored With Annual Helen S. Randles Scholarships

The winners of this year’s Helen S. Randles Scholarships came from Ogdensburg Free Academy, Heuvelton Central School, and Madrid-Waddington Central School. Three $1,000 scholarships are presented by the Society of the United Helpers each year from funds generated by an endowment created by the late Ms. Randles. Front row, from left, scholarship recipients Clara Cole of Ogdensburg and Erica Bates of Madrid; second row, Scholarship Committee members Diana Dancause, Darlene...

Dr. Galen K. Pletcher Honored Posthumously with Emeritus Status

Joining members of the United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors and administrative team at a ceremony honoring the late Dr. Galen Pletcher were Bill and Molly Amaral. Mr. Amaral served on the board with Dr. Pletcher and was among his closest colleagues on the board. From left, Molly and Bill Amaral look on as Helen Pletcher points to the memorial brick bearing her husband's name. OGDENSBURG – For nearly 10...

Remembering David Margeson

Several members of the Ogdensburg Fire Department recently attended a brief ceremony in memory of David Margeson held at the Spruce Street IRA. The ceremony included the unveiling of two shrubs, appropriately named fire chief arborvitaes, and a small plaque. From left, Ogdensburg City Firefighters Jack Lake and Brian Sias, Peayton Stark, who wrote an essay earning a grant for the IRA where David lived, Spruce Street IRA Residential Manager...

SOLICITING M/WBE PROPOSALS RELATED TO TRANSPORTATION, LAUNDRY SERVICES, AND RELATED SUPPLIES OR MAINTENANCE SERVICES  

United Helpers Service Corp, is bidding on a Linen Services contract with the New York State Office of Mental Health (“OMH”). The services will include the transportation of laundry from St. Lawrence PC, a psychiatric facility in Ogdensburg, to United Helpers laundry facility in Ogdensburg where the soiled linens will be laundered and folded.  The scope of work of this contract is to provide complete laundering services of linens to St....

Denner Honored With Fannie Frank Distinguished Employee Award

United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care Physical Therapy Assistant Chelsie Denner was honored with this year’s Fannie Frank Distinguished Employee Award. Mrs. Denner has been employed by United Helpers since 2019 and has worked in Canton since 2021. Dr. Edward and Mrs. Barbara Gordon created the award in 2019 as a tribute to Dr. Gordon’s grandmother. Mrs. Denner lives in Ogdensburg with her husband, Gregory and two sons. From left,...

United Helpers to be Featured on “The American Dream” Airing April 20 on the Bloomberg Network

OGDENSBURG - Since it first aired in 2018 “The American Dream” has told a national audience the tales of businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies like Pizza Hut, VistaPrint, and Royal Caribbean, to smaller companies you’ve never heard of, proving that every business has a story to tell. On Saturday, April 20 United Helpers will be featured on the Emmy-nominated show. The United Helpers segment, which was filmed in the midst...

Local Leaders, Mental Health Professionals Celebrate Grand Opening of New United Helpers Behavioral Health Complex

OGDENSBURG - In 2023 United Helpers Behavioral Health programs provided service to more than 1,300 unique people through a variety of offerings that treat people in their homes, at our clinics, in an apartment owned by United Helpers, or even at school. That number has steadily increased since 1991 when Gateway Apartments opened becoming the organization’s first behavioral health program. Today United Helpers also offers care coordination, supportive housing, Assertive Community...

Tonya Bassett Honored With Wayne N. Ladouceur Award

OGDENSBURG – A LPN known for her “Always Caring” nature both in and out of the facility has been recognized as the winner of this year’s Wayne N. Ladoucuer Award. Tonya Bassett, of Canton, has been an LPN with the organization for more than 15 years. A colleague of Mrs. Bassett’s, Amber Curtis, an RN who works with Mrs. Bassett at Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Canton nominated her for the award....

O’Neil Honored with Emeritus Status

OGDENSBURG – A retired educator from Ogdensburg who dedicated 12 years to service on the United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors was recently granted emeritus status by the organization. Ms. Myrna O’Neil was recently honored with emeritus status by the United Helpers Management Company Board of Directors. She has served as a volunteer for the organization for the past 12 years. From left, Board President Darlene Liscum, Ms. O’Neil, and...

Morristown Students Earn Grants for United Helpers

MORRISTOWN — Thanks to the writings of two students at Morristown Central School, United Helpers has earned back-to-back grants from the Northern New York Community Foundation’s Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge. Scarlett Ritchie was one of 20 students to earn a $500 grant for their chosen organization during the 2021-2022 academic year. The following year, after changes to the competition made by the Northern New York Community Foundation, Peayton Stark was...