Mental Health Department
The Wyoming County Mental Health Department with its duly appointed Community Services Board is a planning and policy making entity that monitors and oversees all services in the county in the disability areas of mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Deficit funding is received from the New York State Offices of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and/or Developmental Disabilities.
According to Section 41 of the Mental Hygiene Law, this department is responsible for the development of local government plans for each disability area. The development of these plans includes the participation of local providers, consumers, families of consumers, law enforcement and members of the community at large.
This department does not provide direct services. All services are provided via contractual arrangements with local agencies