Putnam County Profile

County Lead

Dawn Mullins, Putnam Department of Mental Health and Christina Mcguigan, CCSI Team Coordinator
dawn.mullins@putnamcountyny.gov and cmcguigan@pfcsinc.org

SOC Team

Putnam County Department of Mental Health
Putnam Family & Community Services, Inc.
CCSI Tier II members
Youth and family advocates

Demographics

Approximate population – 99,700; 92% White, 2% Black/African American, American, 2% Asian and < .05% other; median Age – 40; 23% under age 18; 9% 18% of individuals 5 yrs. of age and older speak a language other than English at home; at home: median income – $95,117(5% of households earn less than $15,000 annually)

Goals

  • Create a mechanism to foster youth involvement in all aspects of service delivery in a manner appealing to youth
  • Provide training on youth empowerment and advocacy around mental health issues