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520 Hegeman Street, Schenectady, NY 12306

Phone: (518) 382-2969 

Fax: (518) 381-1767

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Site Manager: Stephanie Lao

Project Safe Point
Executive Director: Keith Brown
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.



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

Phone: (518) 512-3577

Fax: (518) 621-7845


Executive Director: Jenn Hyde

This agency coordinates an array of basic need services in Schenectady County including emergency assistance, outreach and casework services, an auto loan program, and information and referral assistance.

Wheels and Ways to Work Program

1 Park Place, Suite 200, Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 724-1821

Fax: (518) 785-4894


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.





1 Park Place, Suite 200, Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 783-1111

Fax: (518) 785-4894


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.



Schenectady County Residences:

Christina Drive IRA, Schenectady, NY 12303

Clayton Road IRA, Schenectady, NY 12304

Ferguson Street IRA, Schenectady, NY

Hillside IRA, Niskayuna, NY 12309

Niskayuna IRA, Niskayuna, NY 12309

Riverview IRA, Niskayuna, NY 12309






Family Counseling Program

1473 Erie Blvd., Schenectady, NY 12305

Phone: (518) 372-5667

Fax: (518) 372-5686

Intake, assessment and treatment of a range of individual and interpersonal issues. Individual, couple and family counseling, group work where warranted and feasible, consultation, advocacy and referral.




1473 Erie Blvd. 3rd floor, Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 518-372-5667
Fax: 518-372-5686
Executive Director: Marlene Hildenbrandt, LMSW
Provides an array of services to seniors in Schenectady County including transportation, senior dining centers, meals on wheels, aging services information and assistance, adult day services programs and caregiver support services in several counties in the region. This program also oversees family nutrition and food stamp assistance in Schenectady.

Dayhaven Adult Day Services Program
107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308
Phone: (518) 346-1852, Ext: 2
Social model adult day care serving seniors with disabilities and memory impairments with full and half day programs. Transportation services available.

Eldercare Caregiving Program
C/O Dayhaven, 107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308
Contact: Helen Mylod- Ext: 1, or Mary Moller- Ext: 6
Phone: (518) 346-1852
This program offers respite services, support services and groups throughout the 14 counties of the diocese.

Meals on Wheels Office
1473 Erie Blvd. 3rd floor, Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: (518) 688-0051
Fax: (518) 688-0056
Contact: Louise Remillard
Delivery of nutritionally balanced meals 5 or 7 days per week with optional evening meals. Short-term fee-for-service meals also available.

Nutrition Outreach and Education Program
1473 Erie Blvd. 3rd floor, Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: (518) 374-2427
Program Coordinator: Louise Novak
Provides family nutrition education and assistance with Food Stamp applications for individuals and families in Schenectady County. Programs also educate the community about the positive aspects of the Food Stamp Program and the Summer Food Services Program.

Senior Transportation Program

1400 Dunnsville Road, Suite G, Schenectady, NY 12306

Phone: (518) 357-9801

Contact: Margo Mohaski
Affordable transportation for seniors and mobility-impaired residents of Schenectady County. Evening and weekend fee-for-service available.




 Nutritious midday meals served at four Schenectady County locations. Health and wellness programs, social activities and outings also offered.

Duanesburg Meal Center

221 Victoria Drive, Delanson, NY 12053

Phone: (518) 895-9500

Contact: Debra Gallup


Jewish Community Center

2565 Balltown Road, Schenectady, NY 12309

Phone: (518) 377-8803

Contact: Diane Frank


Scotia-Glenville Senior Center

32 Worden Road, Glenville, NY 12303

Phone: (518) 393-1946                

Contact: Kathleen Conboy


Ten Eyck Apartments

375 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305

Phone: (518) 374-5511   

Contact: Terri Mead               






41 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 459-0183    

Fax: (518) 459-0202


Director of Housing Management: Rhonda Finehout
Director of Afforadable Housing Administration: Jill McLellan Phelps
Executive Director: Deborah Damm O’Brien

Manages housing and retirement communities for seniors and for individuals who have 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.


Father Leo O’Brien Senior Community
3151 Marra Lane, Schenectady, New York 12303
Phone: (518) 357-4424

Fax: (518) 357-9377

Community Manager: Karen Sorenson


The Lawrence Commons

2660 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12304

Phone:  (518) 393-2412

Fax:  (518) 346-2686

Community Manager: Karen Sorenson





27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836                          

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Executive Director: Anne Marie Couser

CMS provides community-based and residential 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. Foster care residential programs, prevention/supports for families at risk, adoption, kinship and respite services.


Capital Region Outreach Services

27 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Kristen Strnad
E-mail: Email:

Information, referral and case-management services provided to pregnant and parenting patients of Ellis Family Health Clinic and Hometown Health.

Kinship Care Program

Main office: 31 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 482-8836

Fax: (518) 482-5805

Contact: Sarah Straw


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