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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United Helpers Introduces Two New Honors at Summer Awards Ceremony

Each summer since 2021 United Helpers has honored exemplary direct care staff with the presentation of the Margaret R. Spies Award. This year’s summer awards ceremony included the addition of two new awards – one to honor behavioral health staff, and another to honor professional staff. Front row, from left, are winners, MDSP Amanda Bisnett, of Nicholville, Home Health Aide Janice Clough, of Potsdam, CNA Lindsay Weir, of DeKalb Junction, and...

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...

Next Generation of UH Leaders Participate in Special Training

OGDENSBURG - The importance of investing in the future is a philosophy that United Helpers takes very seriously. "We feel it is critical for our new leaders to learn and truly understand the difference between authority and leadership roles," said United Helpers Vice President of Human Resources Michelle Matthews. "Leaders can influence your workforce in both positive and negative ways.  Turnover, employee engagement, these are all things that leaders can...

Past United Helpers Board Member Enjoying Life at Independent Senior Living

Charlie Owens enjoys a cup of coffee during the morning coffee hour at United Helpers Independent Senior Living in Canton. CANTON – Charlie Owens remembers when United Helpers Independent Senior Living (ISL) was nothing more than a set of blueprints laid out on a table before the Management Company Board of Directors. The facility, originally known as Partridge Knoll, was built in 1999 and to this day remains St. Lawrence County’s...

United Helpers Holds Celebration for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

While not everyone who attended the Developmental Disabilities Awareness Barbecue participated in the walk, a group of nearly 50 hearty souls took off on a walk from the fire hall, across the State Street Bridge, and back topromote developmental disability awareness. The walk and barbecue were organized by United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills Program Leader Whitney Atkins, who oversees the Flackville Road IRA in Heuvelton. HEUVELTON – Holding signs...

Coordinated Mental Health Services

Where to turn for help in St. Lawrence County The St. Lawrence County Suicide Awareness Council recently hosted a forum featuring United Helpers Director of Behavioral Health Services David Nelson, St. Lawrence County Community Services Mental Health Coordinator Lindsay Best, Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley Bereavement Coordinator Kate Favaro, and Reach Out Mobile Crisis Counselor Ed Sachs. The conversation includes some great information, so be sure to check it out. *Note, when...

Visit Us Virtually

Tour United Helpers Independent Senior Living & Rehabilitation and Senior Care Online If you've ever been curious about United Helpers Independent Living or United Helpers Rehabilitation & Senior Care complexes in Canton, NY, but weren't able to visit in person, then be sure to check out our new virtual tours. Our virtual tours, created in partnership with Health WorkForce New York, are easy to navigate and provide a 360-degree view of...

United Helpers Hosting Open Interviews

First, Last Wednesday Each Month United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills is hosting open interviews on the first and last Wednesday of each month for those interested in working as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Bi-monthly open interviews will begin on Wednesday, September 29 from 1-3 p.m. The following week on Wednesday, October 6 open interviews will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Open interviews will always be from 1 to...