Department for AGING
In-Home Contact and Support
Telephone Reassurance Services
Volunteers make regular telephone "visits" to the homebound elderly (60+) to help decrease the feeling of loneliness and isolation. Volunteers are trained.
American Red Cross of Northeastern New York (518) 458-8111 ext 3015
Friendly Visitor and Shopping Assistance Program
Trains and matches volunteers with Albany County seniors to provide weekly socialization and shopping assistance to those who are generally homebound, isolated, and lack adequate support systems to obtain those services.
Senior Services of Albany (518) 465-3322
Friendly Visitor, Telephone Assurance, Shopping Assistance, Transportation to Appointments, Meal Preparation, Assistance with Paperwork, Yardwork, and more.
Community Caregivers service area includes: Altamont, Guilderland, Bethlehem, Voorheesville, Berne, Knox, and New Scotland.
Community Caregivers (518) 456-2898
Department for Aging
162 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7177
Fax: (518) 447-7188