Department of Social Services
David Kircher, Acting Commissioner
162 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210
Letting Go of My Father
An article from the April 2010 issue of The Atlantic portrays a vivid experience of an adult child's role as a caregiver.
This article is a true social indicator of the issues that need to be addressed to assist caregivers so they are not silently struggling to cope with their roles.
In 2007, Albany County developed Albany County-NY Connects as a point of entry for caregivers, professionals and others to obtain comprehensive information and assistance on the long term care services available which can help support caregivers in their roles.
You can read the article on The Atlantic's website here
Am I Eligible?
Check your potential eligibility for work supports and other programs at the self-service website: myBenefits .
You can also learn more by watching the video "Helping You Make Ends Meet"