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

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.

Mission Statement

The Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services will promote positive mental health and functioning to individuals of all ages and their families through clinical treatment, education, planning, advocacy and linkages to community partners.

The Department's primary function is the planning of services for individuals with mental health, developmental disabilities and alcohol and substance abuse diagnosis. Read more

ABC News report: 1 in 5 Americans Suffers from Mental Illness

News from Community Services posted on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 4:15pm

Recent ABC news article released from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1 in 5 Americans suffers from mental illness. Click on the link below to read the full article.

How to Report Suicidal Users on Facebook

News from Community Services posted on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 4:16pm
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Facebook has partnered with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in order to help identify suicidal individuals and content. Please read the attached article (below) to learn more about how you can help! Feel free to post a comment on Cattaraugus County's Facebook page.

Early Identification & Recognition Stress and Well-Being Program



Promoting healthy Cattaraugus County residents by spreading awareness about stress, wellness, and whole-body health

Early Identification & Recognition Program Read more

Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services



The Cattaraugus County Department of Community Services (formerly the Department of Mental Health) has two primary responsibilities.

The first primary function of the Department is directly providing mental health services to Cattaraugus County citizens. Read more

Part 599 Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Program

Bid Due Date: 
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 9:14pm - Thu, 03/01/2012 - 5:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Community Services Board seeks proposals to operate a Part 599 Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Program (hereafter referred to as a “Part 599 program”) in Cattaraugus County.

Answers to the Second Round of Questions are attached in the Word document, "RFP Answers 02-14-12," at the end of this Notice (posted 02/14/12 4:55 p.m.) Read more

Program Director Continuing Treatment #75646 (Promotional)

Fee Paid By Employer.  Pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the County of Cattaraugus and CSEA/AFSCME Local 1000, a $10.00 examination-processing fee is paid on behalf of bargaining unit members participating in this examination.

Promotion Qualifications: Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class in the Department of Community Services and meet the following qualifications:

This job was filed for Community Services

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