Community Services

Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services The first responsibility is the planning of services for all three disabilities: * Mental Health * Drug & Alcohol * Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities The second primary function of the department is directly providing a continuum of Mental Health Services to residents of the County. Phone: 716-373-8040 (Olean Counseling), 716-373-8080 (Olean Guidepost Day Treatment Program), 716-373-0980 (Case Management), 716-945-5211 (Salamanca Counseling Center), 716-353-8241 (Machias), 716-372-8287 (Allegany), 716-352-3325 (Gowanda), 716-492-6300 ext 1226 (Yorkshire) Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday Hours: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Salamanca Counseling Center Moved!

News from Community Services posted on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:20pm

Cattaraugus County Dept. of Community Services is happy to announce that the Salamanca Counseling Center recently moved!  You can find the new counseling center offices at 117 1/2 Main Street, Salamanca NY

Free Suicide Prevention Free Trainings: Two Days August 12th and 13th

Date(s): 
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:31pm - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 1:31pm

The Mental Health Association and Suicide Prevention Coalition of Cattaraugus County are sponsoring two free suicide prevention trainings to be held on Tuesday August 12th and Wednesday August 13th at St. Bonaventure University

 

Tuesday August 12th: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) 1.5 hour training 

 

Wednesday August 13th: SAFEtalk (Suicide Alertness For Everyone) 3.5 hour training

 

Both trainings are FREE and will be held in the Board of Trustee's room in Doyle Hall at St.

Free Suicide Prevention Education

Date(s): 
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Free Suicide Prevention Education on 6/24/2014 at JCC Olean

FREE Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training will teach you three simple steps that can help save a life. One hour of your time can make a difference.

Location: Jamestown Community College (Catt. Campus), 260 North Union St., Olean, NY 14760. In the Magnano Reception Room at the Cutco Theatre Building.

RSVP

To RSVP contact Jennifer Falandys, the Peer Education Coordinator at The Mental Health Association in Cattaraugus County (716)372-0208. Read more

PRISM award winning film "The Anonymous People" to be shown at JCC tonight!

News from Community Services posted on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 1:33pm

Tonight at the JCC Cutco Theater at 7PM there will be a free viewing of "The Anonymous People" which depicts addiction awareness and recovery advocacy. This event is sponsored by the Council on Addiction and Recovery Services (CAReS). Any questions, please call 373-4303.

THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Free Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training Tuesday June 24, 2014

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:13pm
Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Mental Health Association and Suicide Prevention Coalition of Cattaraugus County are sponsoring a FREE Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention training to the community on Tuesday June 24, 2014 from 1-2:30 PM in the Magnano Room at the Cutco Theater at the JCC Olean Campus. This training is free and open to anyone who is interested. 

 

For more information please call Jennifer Falandys at the Mental Health Association at 716-372-0208

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training

Date(s): 
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:57pm
Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition

There will be a FREE one and a half hour Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention training open to the public on Tuesday June 24th. 2014 from 1-2:30 PM at the Magnano Room in the Cutco Theater at the Olean JCC Campus.

5K Run / Walk for Healthy Kids Day

Date(s): 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 8:30am

Come walk or run at the 3rd annual 5K Run/Walk for physically and emotionally healthy kids to support the Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition. The race starts at 9 AM at the Olean YMCA on Saturday April 26, 2014. Join us for tons of activities and free giveaways following the race for Healthy Kids Day!!!

Race Registration

Download the 5K Run / Walk Registration Form

To get your race registration form visit www.cattco.org/EIRP Read more

3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Emotional Health and Physical Wellness at the Olean YMCA

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 2:39pm

Join us for the 3rd annual 5K Run/Walk for physically and emotionally healthy kids to support the Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition. The race starts at 9 AM at the Olean YMCA on Saturday April 26, 2014. Join us for tons of activities and free giveaways following the race for Healthy Kids Day!!!

Living with Bipolar Disorder... An Evening of Community Conversation and Education

Date(s): 
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Suicide Prevention Coalition

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Bipolar Disorder affects approximately 5.7 million people in the U.S., or nearly 3% of the population over the age of 18 in a given year.

Following the viewing of “Living with Bipolar Disorder” DVD, Dr. Shahnawaz Meer, M.D., consulting psychiatrist for Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services, Jamestown Psychiatric P.C., WCA, and Chautauqua County Mental Health will facilitate a question and answer forum regarding Bipolar Disorder and other mental health diagnoses. Read more

Living with Bipolar Disorder... An Evening of Community Conversation and Education

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 6:53pm

Living with Bipolar Disorder... An Evening of Community Conversation and Education

Wednesday February 19, 2014, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Olean YMCA 1101 Wayne Street.

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