Schenectady County
PH (518) 372-5667 | FX (518) 372-5686
1462 Erie Boulevard, Schenectady, NY 12306

Services for Seniors

Services for Seniors
  • CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

    a program of Catholic Charities Senior and Caregiver Support Services

    Program Main Office: 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. 

  • DAYHAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES PROGRAM


    107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308

    Social model adult day care serving seniors with disabilities and memory impairments with full and half day programs. Transportation services available.

  • SENIOR DINING CENTERS - FRIENDSHIP CAFE



    Nutritious midday meals served at four Schenectady County locations. Health and wellness programs, social activities and outings 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 Rd.
    Glenville, NY 12303 
    Phone: 518-393-1946

    Ten Eyck Apartments
    375 Broadway
    Schenectady, NY 12305 
    Phone: 518-374-5511 

  • HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING & ASSISTANCE PROGRAM



    Provides information and assistance to help seniors enroll in public benefits and access numerous community services and resources, including:

    • Help choosing Medicare health insurance and drug coverage via our Health Insurance Information and Assistance (HIICAP) program
    • Assistance with food stamps and other public benefits
    • Information about programs that can assist seniors with the costs of basic living expenses
    • Referrals to transportation, meals on wheels, senior dining centers, and counseling programs within the Catholic Charities network
  • TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FOR SENIORS


    1462 Erie Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Schenectady, NY 12305
    Phone: 518-357-9801 | Fax: 518-372-5686 | ccseniorservices.org/programs-services/transportation/

    Affordable weekday transportation for seniors of Schenectady County. 

  • DEPAUL HOUSING MANAGEMENT CORPORATION


    41 North Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183 | Fax: 518-459-0202 | www.depaulhousing.com

    Manages housing and retirement communities for seniors and individuals with 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 La.
    Schenectady, New York 12303
    Phone: 518-357-4424
    Fax: 518-357-9377

    The Lawrence Commons
    2660 Albany St.
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    Phone: 518-393-2412
    Fax: 518-346-2686

  • LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM


    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.

  • THE ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT INITIATIVE


    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 Schenectady County please call the Eddy at (518) 238-4163