Main Office: (518) 561 – 0720 Maintenance Work Orders: (518) 563 – 0430 Ext. 105 Emergency Work Orders: (518) 726 – 0543 Service Coordinator: (518) 562 – 0230
The Clinton County RSVP office is located on the first floor and is accessible to all seniors and participants.
Residents have access to indoor mail boxes.
Shared Aide Program
Russell H. Barnard Apartments participates in a program where aides are assigned to each senior building if resident qualifies.
Senior Services Coordinator
The Senior Services Coordinator assists Plattsburgh Housing Authority senior residents obtain services. The coordinator interacts with the residents to help improve their quality of life, as well as promote independent living.
Full Time Maintenance
The Plattsburgh Housing Authority offers a full-time maintenance service. There is an employee assigned to each complex. During office hours, any work item that needs to be done, must be called into the maintenance office. Work orders are computer generated and are given to an assigned maintenance worker. All work orders are addressed in a timely manner allowing for emergency items first.
An “emergency” work order phone has been established for emergencies when the office is closed. An assigned employee answers these calls and responds to all emergencies. Emergency items are health and safety issues such as: non-functioning smoke detectors, water leaks and electrical problems.
The Grocery Bus runs every week except on holidays with alternating stores every other week. Tuesday’s is Price Chopper and Thursday’s is Hannaford.
Bus pickups and shopping info:
Lakeview Towers/Russell Barnard Apartments at 9:30am
Bushey Blvd. where the flag is at 9:35am
Robert S. Long Apartments (across the road at the Laundromat) at 9:40am
Sterns Apartments at 9:45am
Arrival at grocery stores 10:00am
Shopping until 11:00am
This bus service is paid for by the grocery stores and brought to you by First Transit, Inc. (518) 563 – 3672.
Each high-rise has a community room with cable television, a kitchen area, and various scheduled events. Community rooms may be reserved by the residents for special events.
The following is a list of scheduled events at Russell H. Barnard Apartments:
Monthly Covered Dish
The Community room has a computer (w/ internet access) and vending machines. Other activities include an annual picnic, movies, and karaoke. Residents also participate in a bottle drive to benefit “Relay for Life.”