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CATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES

Business Office: P.O. Box 28, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: (518) 512-3577

Fax: (518) 621-7845

E-mail: information@ccalbany.org

Executive Director: Jenn Hyde

This agency coordinates an array of essential basic need and youth services in Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties including day care, after-school and summer programs, a youth enrichment program, school social work services, emergency assistance, furniture assistance, food pantries, a soup kitchen, re-entry services, outreach and casework services, an auto loan program, and information and referral assistance.



YOUTH SERVICES


Arbor Day Program

Hackett Middle School: 45 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY 12202
Phone: (518) 475-6497               

Fax:  (518) 475-6477

Casework Coordinator: Ray Gifford

Intake and aftercare services for Albany City youth released from Samaritan Shelter. Assistance, counseling and advocacy for targeted youth with reintegration back into their community, participation in after-school activities and assistance with employment, recreational and social activities. Peer mediation and student/parent/teacher support also provided at William S. Hackett Middle School.


Arbor Hill Elementary Community School

1 Arbor Drive, Albany, NY 12210
(518) 475-6647

Fax: (518) 475-6627

Social Worker: Erin Reed

School social work services are provided by a social worker at the school, including individual counseling, thematic groups (communication, conflict resolution, anger management, self-esteem), and consultation with teachers.


Camp Scully

Business Office: P.O. Box 28, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: (518) 512-3577                

Fax: (518) 621-7845                   

Website: http://campscully.squarespace.com

Director: Colin Stewart

A residential summer camp, for children 7-17 years of age, and a day camp for children 5-7 years of age, located on Snyder's Lake in Rensselaer County. Camp provides summertime recreation and socialization to children throughout the Capital Region of Upstate New York. It is accredited by the American Camp Association.


Youth Enrichment Program

369 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

Phone:  (518) 423-5901              

Program Coordinator: Sheneka Stumon
Provides a variety of cultural, educational and recreational activities for youth 6-14 years of age. This 10 month Saturday program helps meet the need for youth to recreate, socialize and learn among peers in a supervised setting.

 


BASIC NEEDS SERVICES

 

Furniture Program

Business Office: P.O. Box 28, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: (518) 512-3577

Fax: (518) 621-7845

This program collects furniture and household items donated by individuals and businesses. Selected items are picked up, by appointment only. Eligible low-income individuals and families throughout the 14 counties of our Diocese are able to pick up needed items at our furniture warehouse after completing a verification process.


Hilltowns Community Resource Center

P.O. Box 147, 566 State Route 143, Westerlo, NY 12193

Phone: (518) 797-5256

Fax: (518) 797-5260
Program Coordinator: Mary Beth Peterson

Services provided include a food pantry, information and referral, advocacy, crisis intervention, casework services and special projects such as back to school and holiday assistance.


Sister Maureen Joyce Center

Sheridan Ave. site: Center City Food Pantry (open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
315 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12206

Phone: (518) 465-8262

Fax: (518) 486-8326

Livingston Ave. site: Soup Kitchen (open Mondays and Thursdays)

369 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 462-9885

Program Coordinator: Mary Sheridan

Services provided include a food pantry, soup kitchen, emergency assistance, information and referral services, back-to-school and holiday assistance.


Wheels and Ways to Work Program

1 Park Place, Suite 200, Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 724-1821

Fax: (518) 785-4894

Website: www.ccrcda.org/www

Low-interest loans up to $5,000 to program eligible applicants to purchase a used vehicle to help pave the way to self-sufficiency so that they can get to work and childcare. For eligible individuals in Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties.

 

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES CARE COORDINATION SERVICES

100 Slingerland Street, Albany, NY 12202

Phone: (518) 449-3581

Fax: (518) 426-3662

Websites: www.ccaidsalbany.org or www.cccarecoordination.org

Executive Director: Keith Brown

E-mail: KeithB@ccalbany.org


Project Safe Point
Phone: 518-449-3581, ext 106

Provides supports and services to meet the needs of those living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS and other chronic medical conditions and their loved ones, regardless of orientation, lifestyle or belief. This is accomplished by service and programs including: health home care coordination, intensive and supportive case management; Project Safe Point (syringe disposal, access/exchange services, recovery readiness counseling, treatment access, HIV/Hepatitis testing and opioid overdose prevention); linguistic services (medical interpretation for those with limited English proficiency); housing support services; personal care closet; and emergency financial assistance. The agency functions in a consultative manner for the entire Catholic Charities system and the Diocese in matters related to HIV/AIDS.

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES DISABILITIES SERVICES

1 Park Place, Suite 200, Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 783-1111

Fax: (518) 785-4894

Website: www.ccdservices.org

Executive Director: Anne Ogden

Provides a wide range of services to individuals of all ages with developmental and related disabilities and their families. Services include, but are not limited to the following: residential placement; residential and respite services offered to individuals in their own homes and community settings; family support services; independent service coordination; Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) services; advocacy; referral; Prader-Willi Syndrome services.

 

Residential Locations in Albany County:

Jules Drive ICF/DD, Albany, NY  12203

Serena House ICF/DD, Albany, NY  12202

Timberland Drive IRA, Loudonville, NY 12211

View Avenue IRA, Albany, NY 12200

Warren House ICF/DD, Albany, NY  12209

Wellington Avenue ICF/DD, Albany, NY 12203

 

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES HOUSING OFFICE

41 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 459-0183         

Fax: (518) 459-0202

Website:www.cchoalbany.org

Executive Director: Deborah Damm O’Brien

Associate Executive Director: Thomas Coates

Provides emergency and low-cost housing and supportive services for individuals and families struggling with homelessness, as well as victims of human trafficking and refugees resettled in the U.S. CCHO also operates a neighborhood drop in center in Albany, offering free technology resources, as well as referrals and assistance accessing support services and searching for employment. This Center also offers these and other support services for Latino and Hispanic individuals and families. CCHO is committed to providing equal housing opportunities.

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Emergency shelters for homeless men and women, offering meals and a safe, confidential environment that helps individuals make a transition to permanent housing. Also offers transitional housing for women recovering from mental illness to give them additional time to stabilize and find permanent housing. Victims of human trafficking and refugees resettled in the U.S. are assisted with case management, emergency housing, clothing, food, access to emergency medical treatment legal assistance and transportation.


Mercy House   (For Women)

31 Walter St. Albany, NY 12204

Phone: (518) 434-3531                

Fax: (518) 426-1276     

Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey


St. Charles Lwanga Center   (For Men)

115 Grand St. Albany, NY 12202

Phone: (518) 465-4973                

Fax: (518) 449-3348     

Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey


Aid to Victims of Human Trafficking and Refugee Resettlement

Phone: (518) 434-3531 or (518) 465-4973

Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey


Family Apartment Program 

Contact: Catholic Charities Housing Office

41 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 459-0183

Fax: (518) 459-0202

Over 20 scattered-site apartments offering permanent, low-cost housing, assessment of needs, information and referral for services, and case management for homeless families. Equal Housing Opportunities.


Single Room Occupancy (SROs) Residences

SRO (Single Room Occupancy) residences offer permanent housing for persons who are homeless and in need of low-cost housing with supportive services. Services include case management, meal programs and information and referral. Open to both men and women.

 

LOCATIONS


DePaul Residence

504 Central Ave. Albany NY 12206

Phone: (518) 482-3248

Fax: (518) 482-0826

Contact: Shyron Sanford


DePaul Residence Too

35 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-3248

Fax: (518) 482-0826

Contact: Shyron Sanford


Waldorf Residence

29 Maiden La. Albany, NY 12207 

Phone: (518) 465-2612           

Fax: (518) 465-2614

Contact: Don Arnold


Center for Community Collaboration

326 Clinton Ave. Albany, NY 12206

Phone: (518) 462-6876

Fax: (518) 462-6834

Director of Support Services: Shannon McLaughlin

A neighborhood drop in center in Albany serving homeless and very low income individuals and families in the Capital Region with specific focus on the Arbor Hill and West Hill neighborhoods of Albany. The Center offers housing information and referrals, support services, emergency assistance, resume and employment search assistance, free technology resources, as well as information and referrals to programs and treatment providers. The Center offers these and related services for Latino, Hispanic and other Spanish speaking individuals and families. The Center also provides support for refugees to the area who have been resettled in the Diocese of Albany by Catholic Charities as well as support services for Victims of Human Trafficking.

Eldercare Caregiving Program
Main Office: 107 Nott Terrace Schenectady, NY 12308
Contact: Helen Mylod
Phone: (518) 346-1852, Ext: 1
or
Mary Moller
Phone: (518) 346-1852, Ext: 6
Provides eldercare respite services, information and assistance, support services and groups to assist caregivers as they care for their older spouses, parents, and friends. This program is available throughout the 14 counties of our Diocese.

 

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COMMUNITY MATERNITY SERVICES

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836                          

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Website:www.cccms.org

Executive Director: Sister Mary Ann LoGiudice, rsm

CMS provides family-oriented and community-based programs, which enhance the dignity, quality and sanctity of human life through individualized social services and community education programs. Offers a continuum of care for pregnant adolescents and young parents including case management, goal-directed counseling, childbirth education, parent education, support and advocacy. Group residence and family care for children. Prevention/supports for families at risk. Adoption, foster care, day care and respite services.

 

Capital Region Outreach Services

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Michelle Schwenzfeier (Albany County)
E-mail: Michelles@cccms.org

Case planning, home-based parent education and clinical services provided for Albany County residents referred through the County for Prevention Services. Parent Education Group for parents with mental health diagnosis.


Farano Center for Children

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836                

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Sherri Girard-Schulz
E-mail: SherriG@cccms.org

Provides congregate care services for children ranging in age from birth to 18. Services include: assessment and evaluations, respite services, placement for children with developmental, psychiatric or severe behavioral problems, health care coordination, social work services, behavior modification and case management and other related treatment services.


Foster Care & Adoption Services

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836                  

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Susan Natale
E-mail: susann@cccms.org

Screening, education and certification of foster parents residing within the 14 counties of the Diocese. Supervision, case planning and permanency services for children placed in CMS certified homes. Adoptive families are screened and approved for the adoption of domestic, healthy infant adoption; adoption of waiting children or children with special physical or emotional needs; homestudy, post placement and US finalization for internationally born children.


Heery Center for Young Families

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203               

Phone: (518) 482-8836                

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Sherri Girard-Schulz
E-mail: SherriG@cccms.org

Provides trauma-informed residential services for pregnant and parenting adolescents between the ages of 12 and 21, who have been placed in the care and custody of their county as a result of parental abuse/neglect, PINS/JD behaviors or other circumstances that have placed them and their children at risk of harm. The goal of this program is to provide a wide range of services to promote safety, education and stability.


The Joyce Transitional Living Program

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Sherri Girard-Schulz
E-mail: SherriG@cccms.org

Provides comprehensive transitional living services for pregnant and parenting runaway and homeless youth between the ages of 16 and 21. The goal of this program is to assist these young women in acquiring the skills needed to become self-sufficient in a supportive and therapeutic environment. Youth can reside in the TLMP program for up to 18 months.


Kinship Care Program

31 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Krista Gallup
E-mail: Krista@cccms.org

Provides individual and group support to grandparents and relative caregivers of children who are not under the care of their parents.


Little Flower Intergenerational Child Care Center

200 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 218-0080

Fax: (518) 218-0075

Contact: Teresa Raso
E-mail: TeresaR@cccms.org

Intergenerational child care program for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Children experience developmentally appropriate activities, a safe environment and rerular activities with residents of the Teresian House. Little Flower participates in the CACFP program and provided children with two meals and a healthy snack daily.


STYA (Successfully Transitioning from Youth to Adolescence) Program

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Yolanda Palmer
E-mail: Yolanda@cccms.org

Abstinence program for youth 9-12 years of age in the West Hills neighborhood of Albany.


Supervised Independent Living Program (SILP)

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Sherri Girard-Schulz
E-mail: SherriG@cccms.org

Provides a resource for young women who have developed self-sufficiency skills and are ready to transition to a less restrictive environment. The program provides adult supervision, feedback and guidance as the youth transition to an agency operated apartment in the community. This enables the young woman to continue her education, acquire employment or attend job skills training in a supportive and therapeutic setting. Such support includes: case management, financial assistance, childcare services, advocacy, social work support.

 

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DEPAUL HOUSING MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

41 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
Phone:
(518) 459-0183
Fax: (518
) 459-0202
Website: www.depaulhousing.com
Director of Housing Management: Rhonda Finehout
Director of Affordable Housing Administration: Jill McLellan Phelps
Executive Director: Deborah Damm O'Brien
Manages housing and retirement communities for seniors and individuals with mobility impairments. DePaul Housing communities offer market rate one and two bedroom apartments and cottages and subsidized one bedroom and studio apartments. All applicants for subsidized communities must be income qualified; senior applicants must meet age eligibility requirements. Eligibility is determined based on an application and an eligibility interview. DePaul Housing is committed to providing equal housing opportunities.

 

COMMUNITIES FOR SENIORS / PHYSICALLY-DISABLED ADULTS


Ávila Retirement Community

100 White Pine Dr. Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 452-4250

Fax: (518) 452-4251

Website: www.avilaretirementcommunity.com

CEO: John Sullivan

 

Bishop Broderick Apartments
50 Prescott Street, Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 869-7441

Fax: (518) 869-0443
Community Manager: Pamela Rost

 

Cabrini Acres Senior Apartments
4 Carondelet Drive, Watervliet, NY 12189

Phone: (518) 785-0050

Fax: (518) 785-0110
Community Manager: Brenda Rosekrans

 

Carondelet Commons Senior Apartments
2 Carondelet Drive, Watervliet, NY 12189

Phone: (518) 783-0444

Fax: (518) 783-0456
Community Manager: Brenda Rosekrans

 

Fontbonne Manor Senior Apartments
10 Carondelet Drive, Watervliet, NY 12189

Phone: (518) 782-2780

Fax: (518) 782-2778
Community Manager: Caitlin Beck

 

Marie-Rose Manor
100 Marquis Drive, Slingerlands, NY 12159

Phone: (518) 459-0204

Fax: (518) 459-0527
Community Manager: Lorraine Caroccia

 

Sanderson Court Senior Apartments
6 Carondelet Drive, Watervliet, NY 12189

Phone: (518) 782-1123

Fax: (518) 782-1125
Community Manager: Caitlin Beck

 

St. Vincent’s Apartments
475 Yates Street, Albany, NY 12208

Phone: (518) 482-8915

Fax: (518) 489-1220
Community Manager: Lorraine Caroccia



UNITED TENANTS OF ALBANY

33 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207

Phone: (518) 436-8997          

Fax: (518) 436-0320

Website:www.unitedtenantsalbany.org

Executive Directors: Maria and Roger Markovics

A community-based housing organization that provides tenant and homeowner counseling, homeless prevention services, advocacy and community organizing efforts for housing issues that affect low and moderate income people.

 

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