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December specials at our next-to-new shop in Halfmoon.

On behalf of our board and staff at CAPTAIN Community Human Services, I’d like to thank you for your support and wish you a wonderfully Happy Thanksgiving!

With a little out-of-the-box thinking, you can give back in ways that meet the unique needs of your community and are fulfilling to everyone you encounter.

In a new tradition, a second tree was cut on Monday at Boulder Brook Farm by Andy Gilpin of CAPTAIN Community Human Services. This tree is to be donated and displayed at the local organization’s Emergency Runaway & Homeless Youth Shelter.

State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball and owner Peter Brooks cut the official tree for the Adirondacks’ New York Welcome Center and CAPTAIN Community Human Services house in Malta at Boulder Brook Farm Christmas Tree Farm in Malta on Monday.

One of those that the Hope Fund has given to is Peace Camp, a four-week summer program that CAPTAIN Community Human Services runs in Halfmoon. The program is based out of the Halfmoon Heights mobile home park and serves children that live in the park as well as children referred to the park by the Shenendehowa school district, said Andy Gilpin, the group’s associate executive director.

Cooking up a homemade meal can be nourishing for the mind, body and soul. Read on to discover how cooking makes people happier and more connected.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services (CHS) recently celebrated the expansion of homeless services for youth and adults, including the grand opening of a full-time Gloversville office – all thanks to funding from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA).

CAPTAIN Community Human Services on Wednesday held the grand opening of a full-time office located inside the First Congregational United Church of Christ dedicated to addressing homelessness in Fulton and Montgomery counties.

Some of the organizations that will have information tables at the event include; CAPTAIN Community Human Services, Mechanicville Area Community Services Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Clifton Park Halfmoon Emergency Corps, Northeastern Association of the Blind, The Regional Food Bank, Angel Names Association, Saratoga Bridges, Wellspring, and the American Cancer Society.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services (CHS) is expanding its work in the Capital District where it’s estimated that 2,900 youth ages 18-24 find themselves homeless each year.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services (CHS) is proud to announce the expansion of homeless services for youth and adults, including the grand opening of a full-time Gloversville office – all thanks to funding from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA).

There's a new tool in the fight against homelessness in the Capital Region. Captain Community Human Services of Saratoga County has expanded operations to include Fulton and Montgomery counties.

November is a wonderful time to recognize your blessings and give thanks for them.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services, a Clifton Park-based organization that provides support, prevention and educational programs to local youth and adults, will be opening a full-time office in the city of Gloversville.

With an estimated 2,900 area youth ages 13 to 24 finding themselves homeless each year, one local human services organization has been broadening its reach in the Capital District to tackle this issue. Learn more about National Homeless Youth Awareness Month and the work CAPTAIN CHS is doing.

November Specials at CAPTAIN's Treasures

CAPTAIN Community Human Services has been chosen as a grant recipient from the Saratoga Casino Hotel Foundation in support of the Getting Ahead Program.

If you're looking for ideas to celebrate National Family Literacy Day, look no further. We've come up with a handy list your family will love.

The Zachary Culnan Memorial Family Fund - Activity Scholarship Fund was created with the purpose of providing a resource for low-income, disadvantaged and under-resourced youth who want to participate in a variety of different life-enhancing programs.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services has been chosen as a recipient of the 6th Annual Simmons Capital Group’s Charitable Giving Award, including a $2,500 grant for the Getting Ahead program.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services’ Family Support Services Program provides many opportunities for families with children who have social and/or emotional challenges, including child-friendly activities and respite. Donations will be used by our staff and the youth we serve to provide a positive, fun and educational experiences.

Since the weather is cooling down, you can add a little sunshine and warmth to a stranger with these simple ideas.

The Senior Services Committee of CAPTAIN/CHS will present a program for seniors at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Town of Ballston Community Library, 2 Lawmar Lane, Burnt Hills.

Our 2019 Winter Coat and Boots Drive has begun! Read on for more details.

Learn more about our current Employee of the Quarter and Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter Administrator, Kristie Sweet!

Studies have found that volunteering can positively impact both your body and your mind. We're here to tell you all about the different ways doing good in your community can do some good for yourself.

After collecting numerous carloads of school supplies and the backpacks to hold them, volunteers with two well-known organizations made time last week to get those supplies into the hands of students in need.

Volunteers from Starpoint Church took 30 children from the community back-to-school shopping at Kohl’s. Called “Shop with a Star,” the students were selected by Cheryl’s Lodge, the Captain’s Community Outreach Center in Halfmoon Heights.

A program that offers services to homeless, abused and trafficked youth in Fulton and Montgomery counties is set to receive financial support from area women who care. CAPTAIN Community Human Services Street Outreach Program Manager Keegan Burke convinced a nonprofit alliance of 182 local women to receive a $18,200 donation.

Learn more about our current Employee of the Quarter and Care Links & Wellness Program Manager, Stephanie Sullivan Foard!

Valenti, who is originally from Brooklyn, has found a calling in the community garden. He tends a total of four plots with all the produce dedicated to filling the food pantry at CAPTAIN CHS with fresh vegetables. In his spare time, he makes trips to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York in Latham for the organization.

August Specials at CAPTAIN's Treasures

CAPTAIN Community Human Services and its partners will kick off its 24th Free Summer Meals Program on July 2, 2019, at the Park Avenue Playground in Mechanicville. Scheduled from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, the festivities will include food, a DJ, games, bouncy house, and more. Local and state elected officials will be in attendance.

Homelessness doesn’t take a day off and neither do we. CAPTAIN Community Human Services (CHS), works closely everyday with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness. We’re aware of the devastating effects homelessness has on children, individuals, and homelessness and are compelled to find solutions, programs, and services that best meet their needs.

“I understand youth homelessness is a serious issue facing our country, but there aren’t homeless kids in my community. Are there?” Learn more about youth homelessness in our community, and how you can make a difference.