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Employee Assistance Program

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Credit Counseling

Credit counseling is provided by:
ClearPoint Consumer Credit Counseling
5794 Widewaters Pkwy
Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone: (315) 445-8960

Legal Assistance

The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. is a notfor-profit law office providing free legal information, advice, and representation to people who cannot afford a
lawyer. Please note, organization only handles civil (noncriminal)
legal problems.

Contact them at:
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.
268 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502
Phone: (315) 793-7000
Fax: (315) 732-3202

Family Conflict

For family conflicts including divorce, custody, visitation, child support, and elder care contact:

The Peacemaker Program
502 Court Street
Suite 234
Utica, New York 13502
Phone: (315) 724-1718

Domestic Violence

Victims of Violence (VOV) provides free and confidential services to those affected by sexual assault, domestic violence or other violent crimes in Madison County and surrounding communities. Services are available to all victims and their families, regardless of when the abuse or crime occurred or whether they choose to report it to the police. In addition to services provided to victims, the program takes a leadership role in the community by providing education and prevention services on issues related to sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, and date violence.

Phone: (315) 366-5000

Mental Health

Local Mental Health Therapists can be found via Participating providers covered by health insurance can be found by searching for providers through Excellus Blue Cross. The local NYS Office of Mental Health Clinics is:

Madison County Mental Health Department
138 North Court Street
PO Box 608
Wampsville, NY 13163

Our goal is to provide the highest quality, evidence-based mental health treatment to each person who walks through our doors. Let us help you get through some of life’s most difficult challenges. To get started with services at Madison County Mental Health Department, visit us at the Veterans Building, Wampsville, NY whenever it is convenient for you from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday! Please bring insurance cards and/or proof of finances. For more information, please call (315) 366-2327 or 1-800-721-2327.

Family Counseling

Family Counseling Services is a private, non-profit organization offering professional counseling and prevention services. Mental health and chemical dependency counseling programs are available for youth, adults, and families who are experiencing emotional, personal, and alcohol or drug-related problems. Services are available at multiple locations in Cortland and Madison counties and through our school-based counseling programs. Family Counseling employs a staff of professional counselors and consulting medical personnel with diverse training and experience. It is our goal to provide superior, confidential services for the well-being of each of our clients.

Madison County Clinic
201 Cedar Street
Oneida, New York 13421
Phone: (315) 2800-0400 for information and appointments

• Chemical Dependency Counseling
• Family & Marriage Counseling
• Mental Health Counseling
• Youth Counseling

Substance Abuse Detox Programs

Substance Abuse
12-Step Meetings: AA, NA, AL anon For Madison County local meeting schedule see For Central NY meetings see

Rescue Mission of Utica – Addictions Crisis Center
212 Rutger Street
Utica, New York 13501
Phone: (315) 735-1645

The following resources are also available:
Syracuse Behavioral Health – The Willows
847 James Street
Syracuse, New York 13203
Phone: (315) 701-1516

Evaluations and/or treatment at OASAS-certified programs:
Family Counseling Services

Community Recovery Center @ Rome Memorial Hospital
264 West Dominick Street
Rome, New York 13440
Phone: (315) 334-4701

Mental Health & Substance Use Crisis Services

Resources available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or 988 (TTY 711)

  • Free, confidential support for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
  • Call or text 988 to reach the 988 Lifeline
  • Available 24/7 with language assistance offered


SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (TTY 711)

  • Free, confidential support for mental and substance use disorders
  • Available 24/7 with language assistance offered


Veteran’s Crisis Line 988 (TTY 711)

  • For calls, dial 988 and press “l” to be connected with the Veterans Crisis Lifeline
  • Free, confidential support for Veterans, service members, and their loved ones
  • Available 24/7 with language assistance offered

New York State’s 24/7 HOPEline
Problem Gambling And Chemical Dependency Hotline
Call 1-877-8-HOPENY (467369)
Text HOPENY (467369)

For All Employees that are covered by the Villages Health Insurance Policy
Treatment coverage and referral sources are available, please contact:

Mary Beth Johnson
Employee Benefits Advisor

Sound Mind Financial, LLC
4 7 5 Sherrill Road
Sherrill, NY 13461
Phone: (315) 821-2827
Fax: (3 15) 821-2149
Supervising Branch: (315) 687-3557
1173 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Kirkville, NY 13082

Through the support of Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand in the US Senate and the efforts of Congressman Brandon Williams, who initiated the process in the House of Representatives, the Village of Hamilton has been approved to receive $1M in congressional funding for our Route 12B water infrastructure improvement project. We are so grateful for the support of our political leaders and their understanding of local issues.

When the DOT refurbishes our 12B corridor, the Village anticipates replacing water and sewer pipes that are 100 years old. This is an immense project and this grant will  help lessen the burden on our taxpayers.