Catholic Charities Disabilities Services was established in 1984. They provide services and supports to children and adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities residing within eleven counties including Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Columbia and Greene. They strive to provide individuals who have developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries with opportunities and supports to learn the skills and develop [...]

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Our community is working to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to all our neighbors in an equitable manner.   To streamline the process, residents are being asked to pre-register for the vaccine, here: https://albany.518c19.com/.   The pre-registration form can be used by any individual. Once appointments are made available, individuals will be notified and offered an opportunity to schedule an appointment.   *NOTE* appointments at Washington Avenue Armory [...]

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February 22, 2021

Hope for the Homeless

From February 22nd through the 26th, Catholic Charities Housing Office is celebrating Hope for the Homeless, a week-long virtual event to benefit the Catholic Charities Housing Office. Each day this week, we’ll be sharing with you stories and a videos highlighting the work of the Catholic Charities Housing Office and the people they serve. The money we raise will go to support homeless people right here in our community. Last year, your support helped 859 people in our housing programs. [...]

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Catholic Charities Appoints Paula Jubic Executive Director of Catholic Charities Disabilities Services ALBANY, NY – Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, today announced the appointment of Paula Jubic as Executive Director of Catholic Charities Disabilities Services, effective immediately. Ms. Jubic has an extensive background working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and has worked with Catholic Charities Disabilities Services [...]

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National Grid Foundation Provides $250,000 in Energy Assistance

National Grid Foundation Committs $250,000 in Energy Assistance amid COVID-19 Pandemic Foundation Awards Grant to Catholic Charities for Emergency Energy Assistance Fund Samantha is the sole caretaker for her mother, Helen. Together they live off Samantha’s salary and Helen’s retirement income. They were getting by – until they weren’t.Every year, the staff at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany work with people like Samantha and Helen. Winter hits hard, and [...]

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