For over 35 years, Citizen Advocates and the North Star Family of Services have provided caring, professional, and certified care to thousands of individuals who have developmental disabilities, mental illnesses and substance use issues. Partnering with numerous funding and oversight sources – including the Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), and the Department of Health (DOH) – we coordinate care for individuals of all age levels and abilities and are committed to providing help and hope to residents of the North Country for many years to come.
Individualized Care and Solutions
At Citizen Advocates, our numerous services speak to our professionalism and outstanding ability to provide individualized care and solutions to those with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Our comprehensive programs utilize a ‘person first, diagnosis second’ approach and we implement evidence-based practices in treatment and case management, creating unique and effective care plans that empower individuals, encourage community integration and increased levels of independence.
Join the Citizen Advocates Family
With locations and programs offered throughout the North Country, Citizen Advocates has evolved to become an organization with multiple service lines composed of over 40 programs. As a major employer in the North Country, we celebrate our contributions to the local economy and continually strive to foster a positive work environment for our dedicated and talented staff. Discover more about our organization or explore our current employment opportunities to join the Citizen Advocates Family. Contact us today to learn more.