Department of Social Services
David Kircher, Acting Commissioner
162 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210
Chronic Care Nursing Home Placement
CALL (518) 447-7011 for
Placement of Albany County residents in Nursing Homes
Pickup of Albany County residents already in Nursing Homes
Respites (past or present)
Courtesy Applications for other counties
Long Term Home Health Care cases – these are married couples who looking for the "nursing home without walls" program. It allows them to receive care at home but still qualify for Medicaid
CALL (518) 447-7011
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"