Kinship Caregiver Programs

Catholic Charities of Columbia and Greene Counties

Kinship Caregiver Program
Administrative office:
431 East Allen Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Ph: (518) 828-8660

Catholic Charities of Columbia and Greene Counties’ Kinship Caregiver Program is committed to providing support for relatives acting as surrogate parents for minor children. We provide case management, information and referral services, parenting education, support and education groups and some family activities throughout the year.  This program is available to caregivers in Columbia, Greene and Schoharie Counties.

A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregiver Program.

Aging Programs

Schoharie County Office for the Aging

284 Main St.
Schoharie, NY 12157
Ph: (518) 295-2001
Fax: (518) 295-2015

Youth Programs

Schoharie County Youth Bureau

117 Park Place
Schoharie, NY 12157
Ph: (518) 295-2057
Fax: (518) 295-2094

F.O.C.U.S. (For Our Children’s United Support)

Melodie Swanson, Coordinator
113 Park Place Suite #1
Schoharie, NY 12157
Ph: (518) 295-2016
Fax: (518) 234-2025

Services Provided: case management, parent partner (peer support), skill building, mentoring, respite.

Family Support Project

795 East Main St
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Ph: (518) 234-0261
Fax: (518) 234-2457

Services Provided: respite, camp sponsorships, skill building for families, mentoring, and Family partners (peer support).

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 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 to provide 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

Schoharie County Comm. Action Program

795-5 E. Main Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Ph: ( 518) 234-2568; (518) 296-8523
Fax: (518) 234-3507

Services Provided: Enroll families in Child Health Plus / Family Health Plus medical insurance; Child Care Resource and Referral; Community Services; NYS Displaced Homemaker Program; Weatherization and Energy Services; WIC – Health, Nutrition and Safety Assistance; and Workforce Services.

Schoharie County DSS

County Office Building
PO Box 687
Schoharie, New York 12157
Ph: (518) 295-8334

Mental Health Clinic

284 Main St.
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-8336

Family Court

Schoharie County Court House
290 Main St.
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-8383

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

40 North Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
Ph: (518) 453-6650
Fax (518) 453-6792

Services Provided: Adoption; Advocacy, Information, & Referrals; After School Programs; AIDS/HIV Services; Case Management/Service Coordination; Chemical Dependence Services; Counseling; Crisis Intervention; Day Care; Deaf Services; Disabilities (Brain Injury) Services; Disabilities (Developmental) Services; Domestic Violence Services; Emergency Assistance; Employment Assistance; Family Services; Food Assistance; Foster Parenting;    Hispanic Services; Housing; Immigration Services; Jail Ministry; Mediation; Mentoring Services; Parent Education; Parish Social Ministry; Pregnancy Services & Programs; Respite Support; Senior Services; Shelters; Social Justice; Summer Camp & Programs; Transportation Services; Volunteer Groups; Women, Infant, Children Programs(WIC); and, Youth Services.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc.

1 Genium Plaza
Schenectady, NY  12304
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