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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A road to quality care and service for all.

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.


Our offices in
Johnstown and Amsterdam
are currently open from
8 am to 4 pm, Monday – Friday.

2024 Scholarship

Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties’ 2024 Educational Award 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 Award 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 illness.

Two individual awards will be given for college related expenses in the amount of $1,500.00 each for an award winner from each Fulton and Montgomery County. 

Download Flyer & Application Here.
(Postmark by April 26, 2024)

For more information, please call 518-762-5332 ext. 100. Application submissions must be postmarked no later than April 26, 2024. Winners will be recognized at the MHA Annual Dinner on May 30, 2024.


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Mental Health Association Compliance

Review an overview of the Corporate Compliance Program at MHA. To receive a full copy of the MHA Compliance Plan, including the Code of Conduct, contact the MHA Compliance Officer at (518)762-5332.
Download Compliance Overview

Covid-19 Emotional Support Hotline 1-844-863-9314 

Covid-19 Warm Line 1-518-725-4310 Ext 333 

MHA to offer a support group for individuals

MHA will be offering an eight week, closed group for individuals who are grieving the loss of a loved one to a substance use related death. If you are interested,
please call us at 518-762-5332
or email us.
There is a registration form as well as a limit to the number of individuals for the group. Once the registration form is received and reviewed by the Group Facilitator, individuals will be provided the date, time and location of the group.

Please feel free to or email us at

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 positions available in our
Residential Programs in Montgomery County

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.

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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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