General Help & Emergency Assistance
CONSERNS-U/R.E.A.C.H.(Community Network of Schodack, East Greenbush, Rensselaer, Nassau & Sand Lake)
50 Herrick St , Rensselaer, NY 12144Phone: 518-463-8571
CoNSERNS-U is committed to helping people in Southern and Rural Rensselaer County meet the challenges of day-to-day living. Services include crisis intervention, information and referral, advocacy, food pantry, clothing, back-to-school, emergency assistance, a Christmas store, clothe-a-child and holiday projects. Casework and counseling services are also provided to individuals and families.
ROARKE CENTER(City of Troy)
107 Fourth St., Troy, NY 12180Phone: 518-273-8351 | Fax: 518-270-0579
The services and activities of the Roarke Center are intended to improve the quality of life for community members in the City of Troy, NY; to enable them to build self-esteem, provide social support, and assist them to achieve their full potential. Services include: emergency assistance; food pantry, The Roarke Connection for women with legal issues or leaving incarceration; medical services for the uninsured, creative arts, creative writing, digital photography, sewing and weaving; adult literacy.