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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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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...

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...

Gordon Honored with Emeritus Status

One of the longest-tenured volunteers in the history of United Helpers was recently honored with emeritus status following 37 years of service to the organization. Dr. Edward I. Gordon, a retired veterinarian began volunteering with United Helpers in 1986, spending several stints on both the Management Company (United Helpers, Inc.) Board of Directors and the Society Board of Directors. Committees he served on include Pension Review, Personnel, Investment, Planning, Quality Assurance, Nominating,...

A Grand Celebration to Honor 125 Years

United Helpers has served our community since 1898! To celebrate, make plans to come to the United Helpers 125th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, November 4, at 6:00 p.m., at The Stables at Windy Point, 215 Sissonville Road in Potsdam. Our theme is “Celebrating Our Legacy and Envisioning Our Future”! All family, friends, employees, and volunteers are invited to join us in support of this exciting anniversary and UH’s next 125 years of...

A Gift that Lives On

In the past couple of years, the world has had to bid farewell to Constance (Connie) Dillingham Hanson and (Donald) Bruce Hanson. They were fast friends to United Helpers. Bruce was born in 1926, and he passed away in 2021. Connie was born in 1929, and passed away in 2022. They married on March 31, 1979. Between Connie’s career and service to her community, she found time to serve as a member...