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Northeast Region NY 211 - Dial 211 from any phone

  • Information and referral service connecting you with community services:  housing, utility assistance, food, healthcare, employment, mental health and substance abuse, transportation, taxes, senior/elderly services, disability services, asthma, and more.

Ballston Area Community Center 518-885-3261

  • Pre-school programs, school-age childcare, summer day programs, and teens and young adult programs

Catholic Charities of Saratoga 518-587-8000

  • Family counseling, teen mentoring, and emergency financial assistance

Franklin Community Center 518-587-9826

  • Food pantry, after-school prevention program, low-income housing, holiday assistance, furniture, information and referral

Jonesville Food Pantry 518-877-7332

  • Food pantry serving the Shenendehowa and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District

Malta Community Center 518-899-4411

  • Café, copy/print/fax, emergency food pantry, games, public access computers with free internet, community education, and senior meals

Mechanicville Area Community Services Center 518-664-8322

  • Youth development, school age childcare, domestic violence advocacy, family resources, food pantry, and community education

Saratoga County Department of Social Services 518-884-4140

  • Adoption, adult and family services, adult protective services, child support, children's services, daycare, domestic violence, employment, foster care services, home care, HEAP, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF

Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council 518-288-3206

  • WIC, Head Start, weatherization program, food pantry, crisis and family development services, information and referral, and the Latino Community Action Program (ESL, advocacy)

Saratoga County Legal Aid 518-587-5188

  • Legal services for low-income individuals and families related to domestic violence, family law, housing, public benefits, and more

Saratoga County Libraries

  • Programs vary by location, but in general libraries provide community education, support groups, and access to technology

Saratoga County Office for the Aging 518-884-4100

  • Caregiver Support Program, case management, EISEP, emergency response, health insurance counseling, healthcare screenings, income tax preparation, legal services, long term care ombudsman, nutrition, transportation, and volunteer opportunities

Saratoga County Youth Bureau 518-884-4180

  • Safety programs, economic support, leisure and recreation, education, health and community development

Saratoga County Youth Court 518-371-6651

  • A voluntary alternative to the criminal justice system for young people who have committed a crime or an offense

Shelters of Saratoga 518-581-1097

  • Outreach, shelter, drop-in center, and housing assistance

Wellspring 518-584-8188

  • Domestic violence and sexual assault services