Senior & Caregiver Support Services

Executive Director: Marlene Hildenbrandt


1462 Erie Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 518-372-5667  |  Fax: 518-372-5686

Provides an array of programs and services to seniors in 14 counties of the Diocese including the following listings (Expansion plans include services added in other areas of the Albany Diocese).

  • Caregiver Support Services- Offers respite services, support services and groups throughout the 14 counties of the diocese.
    Phone: 518-372-5667  |  Fax: 518-372-5686
  • Health Insurance Information Counseling & Assistance Program - HIICAP provides free and objective information, assistance, and advocacy to medicare beneficiaries.
    Phone: 518-372-5667   |  Fax: 518-372-5686
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - Protects the health, safety, welfare, human, and civil rights of people living in nursing homes and adult care facilities.
    Phone: 518-372-5667  |  Fax: 518-372-5686

Elderly client receiving referral information

  • Senior Nutrition: Meals on Wheels Office- Delivery of nutritionally balanced meals 5 or 7 days per week with optional evening meals. Short-term fee-for-service meals also available.
    Phone: 518-688-0051  |  Fax: 518-372-5686
  • Senior Nutrition: Senior Dining Centers - Friendship Cafe - Nutritious midday meals served at four Schenectady County locations listed below. Health and wellness programs, social activities and outings are also offered.
Our Lady of Fatima Church
1735 Alexander Rd., Delanson, NY 12053
Phone: 518-275-7601
Jewish Community Center
2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, NY 12309
Phone: 518-377-8803
Scotia-Glenville Senior Center
32 Worden Ave., Glenville, NY 12302 
Phone: 518-393-1946
Ten Eyck Apartments
375 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 518-374-5511


  • The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative seeks to alleviate the financial and emotional burden placed on caregivers and provides a wide range of free support and respite services for caregivers including:  

        • Care Consultation & Caregiver Support  
        • Referral to home and community-based services
        • Alzheimer's and Dementia Education
        • Family Consultation & Counseling
        • Support Groups
        • Respite Care

Services are offered in a 10-county region, listed below.

Columbia and Greene Counties
Phone: 518-390-0341

Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie Counties
Phone: 518-369-5727

Delaware County
Phone: 518-545-6631

Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties
Phone: Eddy's Alzheimer's Services at 518-238-4163

  • Transportation Program- Affordable transportation for seniors of Schenectady County to medical appointments, senior dining centers, and Dayhaven Social Adult Day Services Program.
    1462 Erie Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Schenectady, NY 12305
    Phone: 518-357-9801   |  Fax: 518-372-5686