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Community Resources & Support in the Clifton Park Area

The Clifton Park area has a variety of resources available throughout the community to help those who are struggling or in need. Find more information about the places that offer these resources below.

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Need Help? Contact or Visit the Following Places

Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern NY: For confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families, and the public, contact the Alzheimer's Association's 24-hour help hotline: 1-800-272-3900.

The Food Pantries for the Capital District: For info on the nearest food pantry near you, contact The Food Pantries for the Capital District at their referral line: 518-458-1167 x108.

Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York: You can use the Regional Food Bank's "Find Nearest Agency" feature to search for the nearest food pantry as well.

United Way: Contact the United Way for community, social, and government services. You can dial 2-1-1 to find services near you.

CAPTAIN Community Human Services (Clifton Park & Glenville NY): Provides a Summer Meal Program, Housing, a Winter Coat Drive, a Food Pantry, a Youth Shelter, and more services to those in need.

Jonesville United Methodist Church (Clifton Park NY): Provides a Food Pantry to residents of the Shenendehowa and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School Districts. The Pantry offers food, toiletries, and cleaning products.

Harvest Church (Clifton Park NY): Offers a Food Pantry and a Distribution Center to those in need.  

Safe Inc. of Schenectady (Schenectady NY): Provides a temporary co-ed emergency Youth Shelter for homeless and runaway youth ages 16-20. The shelter also provides food and clothing to its residents.

Bethesda House (Schenectady NY): Provides a Food Pantry, Permanent Housing, Transitional Housing for Veterans, an Overnight Shelter, and other housing programs to those in need. They also offer a Food Pantry located in Northside Village.

City Mission of Schenectady (Schenectady NY): Offers shelter, Transitional Housing, a Weekend Backpack Program, Community Meals, Clothing Programs, and more to those in need.  

Unity House (Troy NY): Offers Emergency Assistance, a Food Pantry, Community Meals, Housing, a Thrift Store, and more to those in need.

Joseph’s House & Shelter (Troy NY): Offers Supported Housing, Emergency Shelters, a Medical Clinic for Homeless, and more to those in need.

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