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

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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

GOAL:

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

Single Point of Accountability for Children & Youth

The Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services uses the Single Point of Accountability model for assessment of referrals of children and adolescents who meet the following criteria:

  • Age 18 and under
  • Carry a diagnosis indicating serious emotional disability
  • Involved with other service providers such as School


Committee on Special Education, child , welfare child protection services, and juvenile justice/probation. Read more

Forensic Program

The term forensics is used to identify services that are directly related to the Courts and Criminal Justice system.
Inmate Counseling and Psychiatric services.

  • Sex Offender Assessments.
  • Sex Offender Group Treatment.
  • Court Ordered Mental Health Evaluations.
  • Discharge Planning.
  • Case Management Services.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Mary O'Leary, Program Director at 373-8040 Ext. 3336.

Personalized Recovery Oriented Services

The goal of the PROS services are to lead in supporting participants' recovery through dedicated service while utilizing evidenced-based practices to empower individuals with the goal of achieving hopeful, satisfying lives. Read more

Case Management Services

Case Management provides three levels of service: Read more

Clinic Services

Services are open to all residents of Cattaraugus County. The clinic accepts Medicaid, most insurances and also has a sliding scale for self-pay fees, based upon a person's income and ability to pay. Services include:

  • Counseling for children, adolescents, adults and families,
  • Group counseling,
  • Medication/psychiatric evaluations,
  • Aftercare services,
  • Nursing/health assessments,
  • Court evaluations,
  • Referrals.
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