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Adult SPOA
Family/Children SPOA


Mental Health Clinic
Family & Children SPOA


Children’s Single Point of Access (SPOA)
for certain specialized intensive services

As part of its 2000-2001 New Initiatives, the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) has mandated that county mental health administration directly oversee and manage the access to certain Medicaid funded intensive services.  These services include Intensive Case Management (ICM), Supportive Case Management (SCM), Home and Community Based Waiver, Family Based Treatment, and adult residential services.  Each county is required to maintain Single Point of Access Committees that review all referrals and manage access to these services.  Delaware County has two SPOA committees, one for children and one for adults.

Making a referral

To make a referral to a service overseen by a SPOA committee, you must complete a referral form and send it to the appropriate coordinator as explained below.

Children's SPOA

The Children's SPOA committee oversees referrals to the Child and Family Respite Program, Intensive Case Management, Home and Community Based Waiver Services, Family Based Treatment, Community Residence and Residential Treatment Facility.  Clients referred to these programs must be under the age of 18.  Below, you can download a universal referral form and instructions for where to send it.  PDF versions of each document are provided.



Children SPOA Referral


Children SPOA Instructions


For further information, contact

SPOA Coordinator
County Mental Health Clinic
1 Hospital Road
Walton, NY 13856
(607) 832-5888
(607) 832-6081

    Adult Clinic
1 Hospital Road
Walton, NY  13856
Phone:  (607) 832-5888
Fax:       (607) 832-6081
Family & Children's Services
56 Shepard Street
Walton, NY 13856
 Phone:  (607) 832-5889
 Fax:       (607) 832-6082

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