Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country, based in Canton, opens Malone building
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 6:43 am

Doris Chenier, executive director of the Canton-based Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country, center, gets ready to cut the ribbon at the new CP federally qualified health center at 380 County Route 51 in Malone. A number of CP staff and board members from St. Lawrence County attended the ceremony.

CANTON – The Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country, based in Canton, has opened a new building in Malone.

Staff and board members from the federally qualified Health Center, Community Health Center of the North Country, celebrated the at 380 County Route 51 in Malone on Oct. 10.

The grand opening event featured tours of the new facility, refreshments, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event had over 70 individuals from partner agencies and the public show up in support of this important milestone.

Before moving into the new building, the organization offered its services at a leased site on Finney Boulevard. A grant through the Affordable Care Act, allowed the organization to begin construction on its own building.

The new building is large enough for the organization to expand its staff and services in the future, if needed.

Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country provides services to families and individuals with developmental disabilities, which include case management, day and community habilitation, respite, assistive technology and New York State Elks Home Service Program.

Community Health Center of the North Country provides affordable health care services, regardless of a person’s health insurance status or ability to pay. The health center currently offers primary care, psychiatry, and counseling services, and is open to all members of the community.

For more information about Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country or Community Health Center of the North Country, visit www.cpnorthcountry.org.