Rensselaer County
PH (518) 512-3577 | FX (518) 621-7845
Tri-County Services Administrative Office, P.O. Box 28, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Services for Seniors

Services for Seniors

    a program of Catholic Charities Senior and Caregiver Support Services

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

    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. 


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

    Protects the health, safety, welfare, human, and civil rights of people living in nursing homes and adult care facilities through volunteer Ombudsmen in 10 counties – Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Fulton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Warren, Washington, and Hamilton. Ombudsmen represent residents and work on their behalf with facility administrators, staff, and family members to achieve resolution of their complaints.


    Administrative Office: 41 North Main Ave, Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183 | Fax: 518-459-0202 |

    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.


    Branson Manor Senior Apartments
    3 Grandview Dr. Rensselaer, New York 12144
    Phone: 518-283-8280  
    Fax: 518-283-8292

    Franciscan Heights Senior Community
    1 St. Anthony La. Rensselaer, New York 12144
    Phone: 518-432-3555
    Fax: 518-432-3553

    St. Jude Apartments
    50 Dana Ave. Wynantskill, New York 12198
    Phone: 518-283-5690
    Fax: 518-283-5893


    Phone: (518) 238-4163

    The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative seeks to alleviate the financial and emotional burden placed on caregivers.  Services are offered in a 10-county region and provide 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

    To access an Alzheimer's Care Navigator in Rensselaer County please call the Eddy at (518) 238-4163