Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Serving the Needs of Our Communities

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties is dedicated to being a progressive, collaborative organization that promotes wellness and recovery from mental illness and chemical dependency across the life span through high quality, effective programs, services, and education.

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Our Vision...
will be the leading community resource for individuals with mental illness in the focus areas of residential, peer support, advocacy and education. The agency will offer community support to children and adults providing them with a safe, supportive foundation towards building independence and promoting recovery across all situations.

Our Values...

  1. We will hold ourselves accountable to our consumers, community and employees, by our commitments, providing services and striving for the highest quality.

  2. MHA will provide an environment in which good mental health and recovery is nurtured and where mental ill health and addictions are managed well, so individuals may recover and live their lives on their own terms in the community.

  3. MHA is committed to working together to eliminate the stigma attached to mental illness through empathetic programs and education.

  4. MHA will provide all people suffering from mental health symptoms and/or addictions the opportunity for recovery without prejudice and discrimination.

  5. MHA will be a recognized leader in the provision of care and services for people diagnosed with mental illness and/or chemical dependency for children participating in its after school programs/daycare center.


MHA is always accepting Employment Applications.
Our application can be found here on our website

Currently MHA has the following Job Openings...

*Resident Counselor – part time position available in our Residential Programs in Montgomery

*After School Programs in Fulton & Montgomery Counties – part time positions available

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about these available positions, please contact our HR Director,
Lynn Wendell at 762-5332 ext. 112.

Annual MHA Mental Health Awareness
Walk & Breakfast
Friday, May 6, 2016

Participants will meet at 7:30am at in the Parking Lot of 11 Mohawk Place (MHA’s Amsterdam Office). Walkers will be shuttled to Amsterdam City Hall to begin our walk. The route will follow Guy Park Avenue to Guy Street to Division Street and finish at the Masonic Temple. A complimentary breakfast for all walkers will follow. Register early for a MHA 40th Anniversary t-shirt. Join us as we walk the walk!

Click here to register

Questions? Call 762-5332 Registration Deadline is May 2.


Mental Health Association
in Fulton & Montgomery Counties’
2016 Scholarship Announcement

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties will honor two high school seniors, who are living in Fulton or Montgomery Counties, attending high school on a full-time basis, and will be majoring in a mental health-related track to prepare for a career in the mental health field. The aim of the MHA Scholarship is to encourage the education of young adults to assist in the prevention and treatment of mental illnesses, the promotion of mental health, and the empowerment of adults, children, and families whose lives have been affected by mental illnesses.

Two individual scholarships will be awarded for college related expenses in the amount of $500.00 for a scholarship winner from each Fulton and Montgomery County. Applicants must be a current high school senior living within Fulton or Montgomery Counties; attending school full-time; and a legal resident of New York State. Scholarship applications are available at the Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties’ administrative offices, located at 11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam and 307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown, as well as MHA’s website,
Download Scholarship Here

Application submissions must be postmarked no later than
April 15, 2016.

Winners will be recognized at the MHA Annual Dinner on May 26, 2016.

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Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Janine Dykeman, Executive Director
307-309 Meadow Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 762-5332
Fax: (518) 762-6823

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