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Albany Guardian Society
Provides over 150 classes a year on age related topics, in addition to a senior housing and transportation directories.

Pagina web de información y asistencia legal de Nueva York.

Bethesda House of Schenectady

We have programs and services in areas of hunger, homelessness, economic crisis and commuity support.

Catholic Charities

Empire Justice Center
To make the law work for all New Yorkers, especially those who needs its protection most.

Equal Justice Works

Family Counseling Center of Fulton County
We provide community members of Gloversville and Fulton County with individual, marriage and youth counseling.

Family Legal Care
Family Legal Care’s mission is to increase access to justice in New York State Family Court. We combine legal guidance, easy-to-access technology, and compassionate support to help unrepresented parents and caregivers self-advocate on critical family law issues, while working on reform that improves the system for everyone.

Free Legal Answers
Members of the public can go to this website, hosted by the ABA, to post basic legal questions that attorneys can answer for free.

Jewish Family Services NENY
Our programs and services range from counseling to guidance for those aging in place to assistance for those facing food or financial insecurity. For individuals and families of all ages and faiths.

Justice Center at Albany Law School
Provides high quality legal representation and to teach students to be skilled professionals who practice law with compassion and sensitivity to individual client needs.


Leading Age NY
LeadingAge is an association of 5,600 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

Meals on Wheels

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Green Counties
Provides mental health services such as family and youth peer support, mobile crises intervention and after-school programs in Columbia and Greene Counties.

New York Connects
Free information about long term services and supports in NY state for people of all ages or with any type of disability.

New York State Bar Association

NY Center for Law & Justice
Seeks to improve the lives of Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing communities of New York.

NYCLU/ACLU of New York
One of the nation’s foremost defenders of civil libverties and civil rights.

NYS Attorney General Identity Theft

NYS Bar Association Public Resources

New York State Court’s Programs & Initiatives
An all-access online guide to court resources. The Access to Justice link allows users to download official court forms. The E-Courts link provides information on how legal documents can be filed electronically. Also information on Jury Service, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Court Interpreting Services and other resources can be found here: www.nycourts.gov/ip

NYS Office of the Aging
Albany, Clinton, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Warren, Washington Counties; St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

NYS Dept of Social Services

NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

NYS Office of Victim Assistance

Prisoners’ Legal Services of NY

Public Utility Law Project, Inc.
To help education the pubic about its legal rights as utility consumers.

Ronald McDonald House Charities
Provides comfort and respite for families seeking local medical treatment for their seriously ill children.

Schenectady Community Action Program – SCAP
Helping people in poverty by offering education, family stabilization and employment programs

The Legal Project
The Capital District Women’s Bar Association Legal Project is a private, not-for-profit agency that provides a variety of free legal services to the working poor, victims of domestic violence and other people who need legal help.

Unity House of Troy
Rensselaer-County human service agency that provides services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling.

Wellspring, Inc.
Free services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault including 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention and counseling, emergency shelter for individuals and pets and emergency transport to local hospital.