Office for the Aging
Human Service Center
80 State Highway 310
Suite 7
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-386-4730
Fx: 315-386-8636

Department Head:
Andrea Montgomery
Director

amontgomery@stlawco.org

 

St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging

Services

  • Nutrition Program - provides congregate dining and home-delivered meals to age 60+ residents and their spouses.
  • EPIC - New York State's Senior prescription plan for those 65 and older. Almost 95,000 seniors already belong and are using their EPIC cards to save over half on the cost of their medicines.
  • Eldercare Locator - a nationwide, directory assistance service designed to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources for aging Americans.
  • Transportation - Office For The Aging Contracts with the Volunteer Transportation Center to provide transportation services to non-Medicaid elderly having no other means of transportation. If you would like to apply for this service please contact the Volunteer Transportation Center at 315-714-2034.
  • SCSEP (Senior Community Services Employment Program) - provides employment and training for low income persons over the age of 55 in preparation for job placement.
  • EISEP (Expanded In-Home Services For The Elderly) - provides personal care, housekeeping/chore services, and case management for the frail elderly whose income and resources are above the Medicaid standard. Services are on a cost share basis.
  • Family Caregiver Support - Assistance for those caring for individual 60+ who has significant impairments of daily living.  Counseling, training, information and assistance, support groups and respite care.  Materials/videos are available to review or borrow from the new Caregiver's Resource Center location at the Office for the Aging.
  • Legal Services - provides legal counsel and advice in civil matters, legal representation in court, and administrative hearings for the elderly residents having no other access to legal counsel.
  • HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program) - volunteers help people with problems understanding medical bills, Medicare, Managed Care, and other health insurance. Pre-retirement and Long Term Care insurance counseling available.
  • Outreach - The New York Connects Program  can provides in-home assessments and counseling to older St. Lawrence County residents, and their families.

Questions? Please call us at 315-386-4730, or e-mail.

Useful Links:
NYSOFA Home Page
HIICAP Home Page
Your Guide to Senior Housing

 





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