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24 HOURS/7 DAYS
Schenectady City School District Safe School Helpline  Make anonymous reports about illegal or dangerous activity concerning school or students. 24 hours/7 days Ph:  1-800-417-6423
Free & Confidential
Internet Reporting
www.safeschoolhelpline.com

 

 
Fire, Medical or Police Emergency 911    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
Problem Gambling 1-800-662-4357    
American Red Cross 1-800-733-2767    
National Grid Emergency Shut-Off 1-800-443-1837    
Department of Social Services (DSS)
977 Broadway
Bus 351
518-388-4400
After 5 p.m. & weekends, call 382-0383.  Assistance with utility, bills evictions & emergency housing & services.
   
Problem Gambling 1-800-662-4357    
Domestic Violence 518-374-3386    
Rape Crisis 518-346-2266
After hours 518-374-5353
   
Child Abuse 911 or 1-800-342-3720    
TREATMENT FOR ADDICTIONS
Self-Help Meetings
 
Ph:  518-463-0906 (AA)
Ph:  518-448-6350 (NA)
   
AL-ANON
For Family & Friends
Ph:  518-292-0577    
Conifer Park
Inpatient
79 Glenridge Rd.
Ph:  518-399-6446    
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Hotline Ph:  1-800-662-4357    
New Choices Recovery
302 State St.
Intensive outpatient services for adults.  Drinking Driver Program.  Hallway Houses.  Accepts Insurance.
Ph:  518-346-4436    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
HEALTHCARE
Alpha Pregnancy Ctr
967 Albany St.
Ph:  518-688-2677    
Cancer Services
Schenectady County
Ph:  518-347-5566    
Community Hospice
1411 Union St.
Ph:  518-377-8846    
Ellis Medicine
Ellis Health Center
600 McClellan St.
Schenectady, NY  12304
Margaret Rogers-Meagher, MS, RN
Health Services Navigator
Medical Home


Ph:  518-347-5366
Fax:  518-347-5703
E:  meagherm4c@ellismedicine.org
  Orientation & Tour for Expectant Mothers
Ellis Medicine
Ellis Health Center
600 McClellan St.
Schenectady, NY  12304
Nicole Baptiste, MSW
Health Services Navigator
Medical Home


Ph:  518-347-5366
Fax:  518-347-5703
E:  baptisten@ellismedicine.org
  Orientation & Tour for Expectant Mothers
Home Safe Home
107 Nott Terrace
Free Smoke Detector, Testing for Lead, Radon, Carbon Monoxide
Ph:  518-386-2818    
Hometown Health Services
1044 State St.
Ph:  518-370-1441    
Planned Parenthood
1040 State St.
Ph:  518-374-5353 Ext. 250    
Schenectady County
Public Health Services
107 Nott Terrace, Suite 300
Schenectady, NY  12308
Ph:  518-386-2824
Fax:  518-372-4674
www.schenectadycounty.com Parenting Support for You & Your Family
Schenectady Free Health Clinic
600 Franklin
Mon & Thurs., 1-5 pm
Free services & meds to Sch'dy residents w/o health insurance.  New patients call for appt.
Ph:  518-344-7067    
Sunnyview Hospital & Rehabilitation Center Ph:  518-382-4500    
Visiting Nurse Service
of Schenectady & Saratoga Counties
108 Erie Blvd.
Schenectady, NY  12305

Ph:  518-382-7932
Fax:  518-382-5699
E: 
info@vnshomecare.org

www.vnshomecare.org

Visiting Nurse Service
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY
Northeast Child Guidance
530 Franklin Street Schenectady, NY  12304
518-381-8911 http://www.neparentchild.org/  
CDPC 518-447-9611 X6640    
Ellis Hospital ER 518-243-4126    
Ellis Outpatient
216 Lafayette St.
518-243-3300    
Confidential Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255  Press 1
Chat at veteranscrisisline.net
   
Northeast Child Guidance
520 Franklin St.
2nd Floor
Schenectady, NY  12305
518-381-8911    
SUICIDE PREVENTION
National Life Line 1-800-273 TALK (8255)    
Suicide Prevention 699-HOPE (4673)    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
DISABILITY:  Mental & Physical
ARC
214 State St.
Services include residential day program, employment
Ph:  518-374-0053    
Center for Independence
City Hall
Advocacy, Benefits, Housing Info.
Ph:  518-382-5199 Ext. 5345    
Disability Advocates
Legal Aid, Referrals
Ph:  518-432-7861    
VESID Education
Training, Jobs
Ph:  518-473-8097    
CHILD/YOUTH SERVICES
Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth Shannon Murphy
Program Coordinator
Ph:  518-346-6201 X-235
   
Birthright
164 Lafayette St.
Support for pregnant females, free pregnancy tests
Ph:  518-370-1532    
Boys & Girls Club
700 Craig St.
Education, Leadership Mentoring, Fitness, Recreation
 
Ph:  518-374-4714    
Carver Community Center
700 Craig St.
After school tutoring, homework help, youth services, recreational activities.
Ph:  518-372-1825    
Center for Juvenile Justice
608 State St.
 Ph:  518-386-2271    
Child & Family Resource Center - Parsons Ph:  518-346-5360    
Child Support Ph:  888-208-4485    
Childcare Council
91 Broadway, Menands
Daycare info. & Training
Ph:  518-426-7181    
Community Father
Father & Children Issues
Ph:  518-346-7546    
County Daycare Unit of DSS
Childcare for low-income families
Ph:  518-388-4736    
Girls Inc.
962 Albany St.
After school programs K-12
Teen programs, Tutoring
Ph:  518-374-9800    
Glenmont Job Corps Academy
Job services for low-income youth
Ph:  518-767-2295    
Hamilton Hill Arts Center
409 Schenectady St.
Ph:  518-346-1262    
Head Start
100 Bigelow St.
Ph:  518-377-8539    
Healthy Schenectady Families
Home visits to parents.  Early Head Start.
Ph:  518-386-2824 Ext. 4    
Project Safe
1344 Albany St.
Life skills counseling for ages 19-35.  Shelter Open 24/7; Outpatient; Street Outreach
Ph:  518-374-0166    
Missing & Exploited Children Ph:  800-346-3543    
SAFE House
1344 Albany St.
Residence for runaway/homeless youth 16-20 yrs.  24 Hours.
Ph:  518-374-5178    
Schenectady Youth Bureau
797 Broadway
Ph:  518-386-2211    
Sunnyview Hospital & Rehab. Center
 
Ph:  518-382-4500    
Union College Kenney Community Center
Park Place & Nott St.
After school programs for Sch'dy elementary students.  Homework help, reading, science programs.
Ph:  518-388-6609    
WIC at Hometown Health Ph:  518-346-8818    
YWCA
44 Washington Ave.
Services for mothers in jail, families with child abuse issues.  On-site child care, recreation for 6 wks.-21 years.
Ph:  518-374-3394    
YouthBuild NE Parent & Child
Low income young adults 18-24 years.  GED study and CAN, construction & energy training.
Ph:  518-372-4100 Ext. 1    
ADVOCACY, SUPPORT & CRISIS
City Mission
Emergency Help
Food, clothing, housing, bedding.  Need referral
Ph:  518-346-2275 Website  
Damien Center
615 Nott St. (SICM)
Support for people with HIV/AIDS & their families
 
Ph:  518-374-0848    
DSS Schenectady
797 Broadway
Emergency Services, Housing, Food, Medicaid, HEAP
Ph:  518-388-4400 Website  
Grief Counseling for Children & Adults Ph: 518-377-8846    
SCAP
913 Albany St.
Career Readiness, Counseling PA, SS, Medicaid, Unemployment, Food Stamp, Jobs, Homeless Families, HEAP, Emergency Assistance
Ph.  518-374-91981 Website  
Smoker Quitline
English/Spanish
Ph.  1-866-697-8487 Website  
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
Veterans Administration
797 Broadway
Bus 351
Ph:  518-377-2423    
Victims of Domestic Violence YMCA
Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Shelter
Ph:  518-374-3394    
PREVENT MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
BNI Ph:  518-372-6469    
Legal Aid Ph:  518-462-2922    
HOUSING/HOMELESS
Bethesda House
834 State St.
Hospitality for the homeless, emergency shelter
Ph:  518-374-7873 Website  
BNI
986 Albany St.
Housing restoration sales, HUD counseling (No fee).  Home ownership, grants, mortgage problems, tool rentals
Ph:  518-372-6469    
Booth Home
(Salvation Army)
Shelter for homeless women & women with children
Ph:  518-370-0276    
Emergency Shelter
City Mission 24/7
Ph:  518-346-0276 Website  
Public Housing
& Section 8
SMHA
PH:  518-386-7000    
Eviction Prevention
DSS
Contact:  Donna

Days
Ph:  518-388-4470

Nights & Weekends
Ph:  518-382-0383

SCAP:  518-374-9181
   
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
YMCA Shelter
13 State St.
PH:  518-374-9136 Website  
CLOTHING
City Mission Ph:  518-346-2275    
Salvation Army Ph:  518-346-0222    
FREE MEALS/FOOD PANTRY
Bethesda House
834 State St.
Community Hot Meal
Ph:  518-374-7873    
City Mission
425 Hamilton St.
Ph:  518-346-2275    
First United Methodist
603 State St.
Sunday Breakfast 8-9 am
Ph:  518-374-4403    
Salvation Army
222 Lafayette St.
Ph:  518-346-4445    
State Street Presbyterian Ph:  518-374-2684    
SICM Food Pantry
839 Albany St.
Ph:  518-346-4445    
Food Stamps
Confidential Interview
Ph:  518-374-2427    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
FREE SOAP, TOILET PAPER, DIAPERS
First Methodist Church
State St.
Ph:  518-374-4403    
FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED
Parsons Ph:  518-462-2868    
REGISTER TO VOTE
Board of Elections
388 Broadway
Ph:  518-377-2469    
SENIOR CITIZENS
Catholic Charities
1437 Erie Blvd.
Grandparents (60+) raising grandchildren, counseling, nutrition, day program, meal sites, etc.
Ph:  518-372-5667    
Senior Services of Schenectady Co.
107 Nott Terr (Shafer Heights)
Assists Sch'dy Residents to live well as independently as possible
Ph:  518-382-8481    
Office for the Aging
Suite 202
Meals, Transportation, Assistance, Caregiver Support, Legal, Jobs
Ph:  518-382-8481    
Meals on Wheels
Ages 60+
Ph:  518-384-3682 Website  
Prescription Drugs
Call EPIC
Ph:  1800-332-3742    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
RECREATION
Central Park Information Ph:  518-382-5152    
Proctor's Theatre Info. Ph:  518-372-5656    
Schenectady Co. Library
99 Clinton St.
Ph:  518-388-4500    
Schenectady Museum Ph:  518-382-7890    
TRANSPORTATION
Dept. of Motor Vehicles
DMV
267 State St.
License, Picture ID
Ph:  518-381-9181 Website  
Medicaid Transportation
Medial Answering Service (MAS)
Ph:  1-855-852-3291    
Medical Transportation
Non-Medicaid Seniors (60+)
May need 1-2 weeks notice.  Catholic Charities.  Suggested Donation $4
Ph:  518-482-2022    
STAR (Special Transit)
CDTA
21 Days for Application Approval.  Curb to Curb Service for Disabled.  $2.50 1-way fare.  Trip request by 5 pm prior day.
Ph:  518-381-9181    
JOBS
ARC
214 State St.
Human Resources
Ph:  518-372-1232 Website  
Civil Service
620 State St.
Ph:  518-388-4233 Website  
Ellis Hospital
Human Resources
McClellan St.
Ph:  518-423-4004    
One Stop Employment
797 Broadway
Computers, job listings/phone/fax, youth jobs, career training, internet, workshops on resumes.  Disability navigator, VESID, SCCC financial aid, Experience works, GED classes for jobs for veterans.  Bus #351
Ph:  518-388-4233    
SCAP
913 Albany St.
Career readiness.  Computer training, resumes, jobs.
Ph:  518-371-9181    
Schenectady County Affirmative Action
Links people to jobs in city & county government
Ph:  518-388-1233 Ext. 2168    
Schenectady County Business Center
Business & technical assistance, financial aid, training. FREE
Ph:  518-382-3069    
SCORE
Free counseling for small business
Ph:  518-466-1118    
SUNY Career Center
120 Emmons
Career Counseling, Jobs, Resumes, Training & College
Ph:  888-209-8124    
Unemployment Insurance Ph:  518-388-4233    
Workers Compensation Ph:  866-750-5157    
Labor Ready Ph:  518-346-9647    
Jobs for Vets (NYSDOL) Ph:  518-344-2722    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Schenectady County Community College (SCCC)
36 Programs (1 & 2 yr.)
Ph:  518-381-1366 Website  
EOC Albany/Troy
Free Training
Ph:  518-273-1900    
Literacy Volunteers
Learn to Read & Write
Ph:  518-452-3382    
Washington Irving
422 Mumford St.
GED AM/PM & Home Study, Many Sites.  ESL, Adult Education, Nutrition Classes, Hispanic Outreach
Ph:  518-370-8220 Website  
Empire State College
328 State St.
Affordable Online Degrees.  500 Courses
Ph:  388-0483    
INFO. FOR GAY/LESBIAN COMMUNITY
Pride Center Ph:  518-462-6138    
LEGAL/GOVERNMENT
Center for Juvenile Justice
608 State St.
 Ph:  518-386-2271    
Crime Victims Services Ph:  518-388-4792    
Legal Aid
55 Colvin St., Albany
Call at 9 am M, T, W, F for free non-criminal legal svcs. for low-income individuals 
Ph:  518-462-6765    
Parole NYS Area Office Ph:  518459-7322    
Probation Dept.
620 State St.
Ph:  518-388-4330    
Probation Officer & Gang Prevention
Elizabeth Greathouse
     
Public Defender
519 State St.
Provides Criminal Defense to Low-Income People
Ph:  518-386-2266    
Schenectady Police Dept.
531 Liberty St.
Ph:  518-382-5263    
Schenectady County Sherriff Dept./ Jail
320 Veeder St.
Ph:  518-388-4300    
Social Security
1 Broadway
8th Floor
Ph:  866-964-1296    
United Way
Food, Housing, Child Care, Employment, Health Care, Senior Care, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Financial Problems, Crisis Counseling, Legal Matters, Volunteer Opportunities & More
Ph:  Dial 2-1-1 Website

 

 

 

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