Albany County Department of
SOCIAL SERVICES
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7300 | Fax: (518) 447-7722
Michele McClave, Commissioner
Important Notice Important Information for SNAP Recipients about your February Benefits Because of the federal shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February benefits in January. If you get your February benefits early, remember that this is not an extra benefit. It is important that you budget and spend your February benefit with that in mind. More details »

Medicaid 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
  • Long Term Home Health Care cases – Married couples where one is looking for a waiver program: Nursing Home Transition Diversion (NHTD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or to enroll in a Managed Long Term Care Plan (MLTC). This allows a spouse to receive care at home and still qualify for Medicaid.

Please call the above number for further information.  

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy