The purpose of the Mental Hygiene Department is to plan, develop, and provide accessible, comprehensive, integrated, outcome-based mental hygiene services of the highest quality to residents of Chautauqua County, maximizing all available resources in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene Services is the Local Government Unit (LGU). The LGU is mandated by New York State, and provides oversight for all Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders services in Chautauqua County.
We are a National Health Service Corps site (NHSC) and we promise to: serve all patients, offer a sliding pay schedule for patients who qualify, We do not deny services based on a person’s: race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or inability to pay.
Chautauqua County Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hotline:
Important Update!! Our Dunkirk Clinic has moved as of June 3rd, 2022. Please take note of our new address below.
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
Open Monday -Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
200 E. Third St., 5th Floor
Open Monday -Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
60-62 Franklin Ave
Clients are welcome to come in for walk in appointments.
Counseling is available by video conference and by phone if you cannot come in to the clinic in person.
If you answer YES to any of these questions, please call ahead before visiting the clinics…
- Have you been outside of the country in the last 14 days?
- Have you been diagnosed with, or in close contact with anyone who may have the COVID-19 virus in the last 14 days?
- Do you have any respiratory symptoms?