Aging Programs

Fulton County Office for Aging and Youth Services

19 North William Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Ph: (518) 736-5650
Fax: (518) 762-0698

Offers: support group for kinship caregivers (Grandparents Raising Grandchildren), support group for caregivers of the elderly, legal referrals, and a respite program.

Gloversville Senior Center
Second Time Around Support Group
53 Church St.
Gloversville, NY

Support group for caregivers meets 1st Tuesday of every month at 6pm.

Youth Programs

SEE Fulton County Office for Aging and Youth Services above.

Legal Services

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY)

1170 Riverfront Center
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Ph: (518) 842-9466
Fax: (518) 843-1792

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York provides people living in thirteen counties in the central New York region with improved civil legal services from a centralized intake system using voice over-IP technology. The intake unit will now easily handle emergency and brief service cases, referring in-depth service cases to the appropriate advocate or in-house staff of LASMNY.

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc (LASNNY)

1 Kimball Street
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Ph: (518) 842-9466; (800) 821-8347
Fax: (518) 843-1792

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides funding for the Children’s Law Project whereby more than fifty low-income children with disabilities will receive free direct legal services and 100 parents, children or human services agencies staff will receive legal education on the rights of children with disabilities.

County Agencies

Fulton County Department of Social Services

4 Daisy Lane
P.O. Box 549
Johnstown, New York 12095
Ph: (518) 736-5640
Fax: (518) 762-0080

Other Local Services

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Sponsoring Organization:
Fulton County Office of the Aging
19 North William St.
Johnstown, Ny 12095
(518) 736-5650

Services Provided: Support for seniors raising grandchildren. 12:00pm – 1:00pm – third Friday of the month, September – June.

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties

55 E. Main St, Suite 100
Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 762-8313
Fax: (518) 762-4092

Services Provided: Domestic Violence/Crime Victims Services; Parent Education and Family Enrichment Programs; Mental Health Community Residence/Single Occupancy Residence; Reality Check of Montgomery/Fulton/Hamilton Coutnies; Dispute Resolution Center; The Food Pantry; Emergency Assistance; Transitioning Families-NYS Parent Education and Awareness Program; Substance Abuse Prevention Programs; School Based Services; Problem Gambling Program; Parent Outreach Project.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc.

530 Franklin Street
Schenectady, NY  12305
Ph: (518) 346-1284
Fax: (518) 377-8714

Services Provided: Residential, special education, family foster care, children’s mental health, family preservation, and career development programs.

Capital District Child Care Council

Ph: (518) 426-7181
Toll Free: 1-800-521-KIDS(5437)

The Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council is a non-profit organization serving parents, employers and child care providers in Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties in New York State. It is a resource and referral agency, providing resources to the community by improving the availability and quality of child care, and a referral service counseling parents seeking child care.