Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs)

IRAs (Individualized Residential Alternatives) are supervised or supportive housing opportunities certified by New York State OPWDD (Office for People With Developmental Disabilities) and available for eligible individuals with developmental disabilities. Currently, CP of The North Country supervises residences in the communities of Canton, Massena, Potsdam, Hammond, Brasher Falls, Norwood, Morley, and Colton with 3-5 people living in each home. Supportive Apartments, with one person living in each, are located in Ogdensburg, Canton and Potsdam. Each person receives individualized services, specific to their needs and desires, to live as independently as possible. Opportunities are available to individuals age 18 or older. For questions or more information, please contact Nicole Belonge at 315-379-9667 or