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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Canton Town Board Honors United Helpers

CANTON – A proclamation by Canton Town Supervisor Mary Ann Ashley declared May 10 as United Helpers Recognition Day in the township. Members of the United Helpers leadership team attended this week’s town board meeting to receive the proclamation. The town also gifted the organization a lilac tree and a replica of the historic Town Hall, which was destroyed by fire in 1962. United Helpers Vice President of Human Resources Michelle Matthews...

Sparx Construction Co.’s Garvey Ready to Help You With Your Next Home Project

With more than 20 years of experience in the building trades industry, there’s not much that Sparx Construction Company and General Contracting Project Manager Mike Garvey can’t do. Mike Garvey, right, discusses a project with a UH vendor. Mr. Garvey joins the United Helpers family after spending 17 years working as a facilities manager for another company in the area. During that time, he designed and built his own homes. Prior to...

Forever a Champion: Superman Sam

MORRISTOWN - For professional wrestling fans the words, “and new heavyweight champion of the world,” are designed to elicit emotion. Sometimes it’s a rousing ovation with many cheers, and sometimes it’s booing and anger. For Sam Hoffman when he heard those words on Wednesday, April 19, the emotion he experienced was tears of joy, similar to that that of Shawn Michaels when he won his first World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania...

UH Assisted Living Program Featured on Living Local

Stephanie Blackmer, RN Case Manager; Tim Parsons, Vice President; and Myrtle Butterfield, Resident provide a brief description of the United Helpers Assisted Living Program. Canton - Members of the United Helpers Assisted Living Program are featured on the WWTI ABC 50 Living Local Business Spotlight. Click here to learn more about the United Helpers Assisted Living Program. ...

New Incentives for Employment Seekers/Current UH Staff

United Helpers is currently offering a wide variety of employment incentives both for new hires and its current employees. New hires across several fields including Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), Certified Nursing Aides (CNAs), Home Health Aides, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and Registered Nurses (RNs), , can all qualify for a sign-on bonus. Food Service Attendants, and Housekeepers at Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Canton also qualify. Current employees who refer friends, family...

Help for Families When They Need it Most

Tanya Trotter, Admissions Coordinator A social worker with more than 15 years of experience is now serving as the Admissions Coordinator for United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Canton. Tanya Trotter came to United Helpers as a Social Worker Assistant after working as a Social Worker for 15 years at a nursing home Massena. In July of 2021 Ms. Trotter left the organization as a result of the pending closure of...

A special gift

LISBON – A Halloween costume crafted from a large cardboard box led to a Christmas to remember for Danny Adams, who resides at the Lisbon IRA, operated by United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills. The costume, a police car, was crafted from the box in order to fit over Mr. Adams’ wheelchair. It was created by Jordan Downing-Duke, who serves as program manager at the IRA. Mrs. Downing-Duke’s father-in-law, Terry Downing...

Scozzafava, right at home at ISL

The decision to move out of one’s family home and into an apartment is never an easy one to make, but for most people, the time comes when it’s a decision that has to be made. Marilyn Scozzafava, of Gouverneur, made that decision earlier this year when she moved into United Helpers Independent Senior Living (ISL) in Canton. She said she has no regrets. Her daughter, Dierdre “Dede” Scozzafava said the...