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
Any person who is considered a poor risk in the community; e.g., considered violent, a person who has committed a serious crime and is more appropriately housed in jail.
To qualify, a person MUST have an Axis I diagnosis. This means that the individual must have a mental illness which has been diagnosed by a psychiatrist. Some of the most common diagnosis that are appropriate include Schizophrenia, Major Depression, and Bipolar Mood Disorder. These individuals would be more appropriately places in a treatment program rather than jail. They will not be a threat to the community and they will have functional deficits which can be addressed by the CDT.
The Department of Community Services has two primary responsibilities:
The first responsibility is the planning of services for all three disabilities: Read more