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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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...

United Helpers director of behavioral health programs to speak July 26 at Potsdam Rotary meeting

POTSDAM — Dave Nelson, director of behavioral health programs at United Helpers, will speak at the Rotary Club of Potsdam noon meeting on Wednesday, July 26, at the Potsdam Town Hall community room in Potsdam. Nelson will speak about mental health and the services available to area residents. Prioritizing mental health is one of the presidential initiatives of 2023-24 Rotary International President R. Gordon R. McInally. He is encouraging Rotary clubs around...

United Helpers Turns 125!

Nearly 40 employees from across the United Helpers organization gathered for a team photo on the steps of City Hall in Ogdensburg on Thursday, May 4. While we were unable to capture an image of the flag in our group picture, a commemorative 125th Anniversary Flag was also flying in front of City Hall that day. May 4 was declared United Helpers Day in the city, and a proclamation signed...

UH Independent Senior Living Open House

CANTON – United Helpers Independent Senior Living in Canton, NY will hold an open house on Friday, June 24th from 1-3 pm. If you or a loved one is thinking about retirement living, you owe it to yourself to call United Helpers Independent Senior Living today to schedule your tour time. Staff will be on hand to provide scheduled tours and free refreshments will be served. Retirement living means something different...

Opening of New IRAs Leads to Homecoming

For the past several years Amanda Thompson has enjoyed living at the Riverwood IRA in Ogdensburg, but with the opening of two new IRAs in Heuvelton, the opportunity has arisen for Ms. Thompson to move back home. This summer, renovations, which will turn the former Irish Settlement Road IRA into two, new six-bedroom IRAS will be complete. Newly Renovated Irish Settlement Road IRA Each IRA will have its own private entrance, kitchen, and...

Stewart’s Grant Helps to Create Youth Therapy Room

CANTON - Thanks in part to a $750 grant from Stewart’s Shops Holiday Match program, United Helpers will be creating a pediatric therapy room at its Behavioral Health Clinic in Canton. “Successful psychotherapy relies heavily on relationships and connections,” said United Helpers Director of Behavioral Health Services David K. Nelson. “Having a physical space where clinicians can be more informal will help build these very important relationships with the youth we...