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Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
   
Ongoing Support Groups List   
Caregivers Support
(Information subject to change. Please contact the group directly for up-to-date information.)

Albany
Telephone Support Group for Family Caregivers of Frail Elders - Meets for 12 weeks via telephone, 7-8PM. Please register in advance. Contact Beth Owen, LMSW at 518-694-3511 for more information.
Albany
Kinship Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7 PM at 31 North Main Avenue, Albany. Please register in advance. There is no fee. Childcare is available. Please contact the Kinship Program Supervisor at 518-482-8836, extension 264, for more information.
Albany
Kinship Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11 AM-12:30 PM at 40 North Main Avenue, Albany. Please register in advance. There is no fee. Please contact the Kinship Program Supervisor at 518-482-8836, extension 264, for more information.
Albany
Atria Group - Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6 PM at Atria Shaker, 345 Northern Boulevard, Albany. Please call 518-465-4444 for more information.
Albany
Caregivers of Older Adults age 60+ - Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-7:15 PM at Christ the King Parish, 20 Sumpter Avenue, Guilderland. Please contact the Eldercare Respite Coordinator at 518-346-1852, ext. 1 or 6, for more information.
Albany
Pine West Plaza Group for Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients - Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 2:30 PM at the Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern NY, 4 Pine West Plaza, Albany, NY. For more information, please call 518-867-4999, ext. 203.
Castleton-on-Hudson
Caregivers of Older Adults Age 60+ - Meets 7-8 PM at Sacred Heart, 3 Catholic Way, Castleton-on-Hudson. Please call the Eldercare Respite Coordinator at 518-346-1852, extension 1 or 6, for the meeting dates and other information.
Clifton Park
Christ Community Reformed Church - Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM at Christ Community Reformed Church, 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park. Please call 518-399-3262 for more information.
Clifton Park
Single and Parenting Support Group - Meets Tuesdays from 6-8 PM at The Mission Community Church, 10 Old Plank Road, Clifton Park. Includes free dinner; DVD based program for adults and a separate program for kids. Please call 518-745-9912 for more information.
Cobleskill
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 2nd Friday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room, Lower Level. Please call Anne Fayer at 607-547-1650 for more information.
Cohoes
Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Support Group, Standish Community Center, 421 W. Columbia St. Cohoes - For more information and to RSVP, please contact Carli Atkinson at 518-264-1045.
Cohoes
Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 2:30 PM at the Eddy Cohoes Campus, 421 Columbia Street, Cohoes. Please call the Eldercare Respite Coordinator at 518-346-1852, extension 6, for more information.
East Greenbush
Hawthorne Ridge Group for Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients - Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at Hawthorne Ridge, 32 Community Way, East Greenbush. For more information, please call 518-867-4999, ext. 203.
Johnstown
Alzheimer's and Other Caregivers - Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7 PM at the Office for the Aging Conference Room, 19 N. William St., Johnstown. No reservation is needed. Please contact Rebecca or Andrea at 518-736-5650 for more information.
Johnstown
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Meets the 3rd Friday of each month at 12 noon at the Office for the Aging, 19 N. William St., Johnstown. Please contact Barbara or Andrea at 518-736-5650 for more information.
North Greenbush
Caregiver's Support Group - Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at St. Timothy's Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush. For more information and to RSVP, please call 518-346-1852, extension 6.
North Greenbush
Caregivers of Older Adults Age 60+ - Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6-7:15 PM at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush. Please contact the Eldercare Respite Coordinator at 518-346-1852, extension 1 or 6, for more information.
Rensselaer
Caregiver's Support Group - Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at St. John's and St. Joseph's Church, 50 Herrick Street, Rensselaer. For more information and to RSVP, please call 518-346-1852.
Rensselaer
Caregivers of Older Adults age 60+ - Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 12-1 PM at the Church of St. Mary's, 163 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer. Please contact the Eldercare Respite Coordinator at 518-346-1852, extension 1 or 6, for more information.
Saratoga Springs
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, for people caring for those with mental illness - Meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 PM at Transitional Services, 127 Union Street, Saratoga Springs. Please contact Marge at 518-583-0169 or Jean at 518-885-2098 for more information.
Schaghticoke
Support for Alzheimer's Caregivers - Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Transfiguration Parish, 17 S. Main St., Schaghticoke, NY 12154. For more information, please contact Pat Thebert at 518-753-4554 or 518-235-0337.
Schenectady
Alzheimer's Association/Caregiver Support Group for those with loved ones who have issues with memory loss or any form of dementia. Meets the last Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am in the Union Street Church Foyer of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish. For more information, please call Kris Rooney at 518-346-6137.
Schenectady
Kinship Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month, from 11 AM to 12:30 PM at St. John's Catholic Church, 12 Union Street, Schenectady. Please contact the Kinship Program Supervisor at 518-482-8836, extension 264, for more information.
Schoharie
Caregivers to Parents, Family or Friends 60+ - Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2 PM at the Schoharie County Office for the Aging, Annex Building. Please contact Linda Goodreau at 518-295-2001 for more information.
Troy
Kinship Caregivers Support Group - Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 PM at Sunnyside Center, 9th & Ingalls Avenue, Troy. Please register in advance. There is no fee. Childcare is available. Please contact the Kinship Program Supervisor at 518-482-8836, extension 264, for more information.
Waterford
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group - Meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 PM at the Halfmoon Senior Center, 287 Lower Newtown Road, Waterford. Please register in advance. Please call 518-371-3892 for more information.


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