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

Community Service's Early Identification & Recognition Program to Participate in Human Services Fair

News from Community Services posted on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 12:21pm

The Early Identification and Recognition Specialist for Community Services will be offering free emotional well-being surveys and providing information at the Human Services Fair, at the Olean Center Mall, on Friday February 24, 2012 from 10am-2pm. Come and have your child screened for free and learn more about the latest program offered by Community Services. Check out Cattaraugus County's Facebook page for more information!

ABC news: Study Finds Possible Link Between Anesthesia and ADHD

News from Community Services posted on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 11:07am

A new study found an association between multiple procedures requiring anesthesia in young children and the development of ADHD later.

Second Round of Q&A for Outpatient Clinic Proposals

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:41pm

UPDATE!  "RFP Answers 02-14-12" are attached in response to the Second Round of Questions for the Part 599 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Treatment Program.

The Cattaraugus County Community Services Board is opening a Second Round of Questions and Answers as it seeks proposals to operate a Part 599 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Treatment Program in Cattaraugus County.

Contact Community Services

Contact Community Services by:

Phone at 716-373-8040

Fax us 716-701-3729

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North County Counseling Center

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Salamanca Counseling Center

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Olean Counseling Center

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Foundations for Change

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Community Services Board

Community Services Board

  1. Robert C. Wood, LMSW - Chairperson
  2. Sondra Fox, RN, MSN - Vice Chairperson
  3. Alan Barlow, MS, MSHR, SPHR
  4. Christina Veno
  5. Daniel P. Piccioli
  6. Gail F. Hammond
  7. Jon Baker
  8. Kevin D. Watkins, MD, MPH
  9. Laura Elliott-Engel, MA, CASA-G, LMHC
  10. Leonard Liguori
  11. Linda M. Edstrom
  12. Matthew Bull, MBA
  13. Ovid D.

Single Point of Accountability for Adults for Case Management and Housing


To provide enhanced services by linking monitoring and advocacy, in order to ensure that an individual with mental illness, quality of life may be maintained or improved in the least restrictive environment, keeping in mind continuum of care.

Referrals are received from therapists, hospitals, family members and other agencies. Read more

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