Food, Housing & Basic Assistance

If you're in need of emergency assistance, please call us at 518-371-1185. Our housing, food and hygiene programs are listed below. Please note all programs are following CDC and New York State guidelines to keep clients, donors, volunteers, and staff safe and healthy.

 Bike Works 

Provides new or lightly-used bicycles to residents throughout Saratoga County for recreation, transportation, and as a means of promoting a healthy lifestyle. Click here to apply for a bike or call 518-371-1185.

 Family Assistance Program 

Our Family Assistance Program provides one-time, emergency financial assistance for individuals and families experiencing a hardship or crisis that could leave you without heat, shelter, or other essential needs. For information, please call 518-371-1185.

 Karyl's Kupboard Food Pantry 

CURRENT COVID-19 OPERATIONS: The pantry remains open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:00am to 3:00pm by appointment only. Call 518-371-1185 to sign-up for the service and place an order. All orders are distributed no-contact by drive-up.

Our emergency food and hygiene pantry is located at our Clifton Park office (5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3) and open to any member of Saratoga County in need. No appointments necessary. The pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Bring ID and proof of residency. Questions? Call 518-371-1185. 

 Free Summer Meals 

Saratoga County youth ages 1- 18 years old can enjoy healthy and filling meals through our FREE SUMMER MEALS programming. There are multiple locations throughout the county. Click here for a list of locations or call 518-371-1185.

 Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP) 

Funding provides financial assistance for those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in Saratoga, Fulton, and Montgomery Counties. For Saratoga, please call 518-371-1185. For Fulton and Montgomery, please call 518-729-8249.

 Youth Housing 

Click here for youth housing help.