Albany County
DEPARTMENT for AGING
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7177 | Fax: (518) 447-7188
George Brown, Commissioner

In-Home Contact and Support

Telephone Reassurance Services

Volunteers make regular telephone "visits" to the homebound elderly (60+) to help decrease the feeling of loneliness and isolation. Volunteers are trained.
American Red Cross of Northeastern New York (518) 458-8111 ext 3015 

Friendly Visitor and Shopping Assistance Program

Trains and matches volunteers with Albany County seniors to provide weekly socialization and shopping assistance to those who are generally homebound, isolated, and lack adequate support systems to obtain those services.
Senior Services of Albany  (518) 465-3322

Friendly Visitor, Telephone Assurance, Shopping Assistance, Transportation to Appointments, Meal Preparation, Assistance with Paperwork, Yardwork, and more.

Community Caregivers service area includes: Altamont, Guilderland, Bethlehem, Voorheesville, Berne, Knox, and New Scotland.

Community Caregivers (518) 456-2898

Questions? Call us! (518) 447-7177