Online Resources and Hotlines


 

Online Resources and Hotlines

 

 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 24 Hour Line
    518-533-2320
    Offered by Schenectady National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).


    New York State Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Line

    1-800-522-5353

    Information on alcoholism and substance abuse. Learn more about the several initiatives New York State is undertaking to combat alcoholism and substance abuse.


    Drug Abuse Hotline
    1-800-662-4357 *Offers Spanish Language Services

    A free, confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families struggling with substance disorders.


    Gambler's Hotline
    518-292-0414 EMAIL
    A fellowship of men and women that share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so they can overcome their common problem and help others.


    Herion Anonymous 

    518-227-0294 EMAIL

    Call for text the number for crisis support with heroin. Herion Anonymous is a support group for those struggling with heroin addiction and want to be sober.


    HOPENY Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Gambling Hotline

    1-877-846-7369 * Offers Spanish Language Services

    Provides well trained professionals to talk to, crisis intervention and motivation, information, and referrals. 


    National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

    EMAIL

    Informational and educational website for teens to learn about, about drug abuse, marijuana, and alcoholism. 


    New York State Prevention of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

    1-800-846-7369

    Call or text to get help with drug addiction including heroin and opioid help. Learn the prevention services, steps to get help, and support needed to get you or a loved one back on track.


    New York State Smokers' Quitters Line

    1-866-697-8487

    Free and confidential service that provides effective stop smoking services to New Yorkers who want to stop smoking.


    Partnership for Drug Free America

    1-855-378-4373 *Offers Spanish Language Services

    A trained parent counselor will help, listen, and come up with a personalized action plan for your loved one. Available Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm and live chat available Mon.-Fri. 5pm-10pm, Sat. and Sun. 12pm-5pm.


    Narcotics Anonymous

    518-448-1776

    Can call 24/7 for support about Narcotics addiction.

  • Told By Us Productions (TBU)
    518-547-1564
    Located at Proctors, an organization for students 13-20 years old to explore social issues through music. Focus on lyric writing, music production, and film production.


     

  • The Dapper Man

    EMAIL

    An organization that works with the City Mission to provide men with professional clothing for job interviews and work.

  • Albany Deaf Community

    518-375-2507 EMAIL

    The purpose is to support the deaf and hard of hearing community in Albany. 


    Access Transit (CDTA)

    518-437-5161

    Transportation for individuals in Schenectady who are eligible for TANF, specifically for the use attaining, retaining, or getting employment.  


    American Association of University Women: Schenectady Branch

    A grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.


    CDTA Star Program

    518-482-2022

    Provides transportation for those with impairments/disabilities that prevent the use of the normal CDTA bus. Operates within a ¾ of a mile of the fixed bus route.


    Electric City Co-Op

    518-322-6628

    In the process of building a new co-operative market with local, organic, and sustainably processed food. Currently recruiting members to join in on this new venture.


    Ellis Medical Community Shuttle 

    1-844-518-3627

    Provides transportation from specific locations around the community to McClellan St. Health Center (Mon.-Fri.) and to Bellevue Woman's Center (Wed. only). 


    Goose Hill Neighborhood Association

    518-346-4850 EMAIL

    A community where people come and talk about the old Goose Hill Neighborhood and share memories.


    Kid's Art Festival

    Annual Kid's Art Festival hosted in downtown Schenectady in the summer time for pre-school and school aged children.


    Niskayuna Rotary Club

    518-243-9987 EMAIL

    Mission is to advance and improve the lives of the youth of our communities through education. Meets Tues. mornings at 7:15am at Blue Ribbon Restaurant and Bakery.


    Scotia Business Improvement District

    518-334-9899

    Group of business owners on Mohawk Avenue in Scotia who get together to discuss what is going on in the district as well as what’s going on in the Village and the Town of Glenville.


    Stockade Station an ARTS Organization

    518-560-0170

    Offers art classes and workshops for all ages and does community outreach at local festivals and events.


    United Way of the Greater Capital Region

    2-1-1

    Provides information and access to several different types of resources for the capital region. 


    Vale Community Organization

    518-372-4693

    Meets the 1st Thursday of the month at the Caretaker’s House or at State Street Presbysterian. Call to confirm.

  • CDTA Star Program

    518-482-2022

    Provides transportation for those with impairments/disabilities that prevent the use of the normal CDTA bus. Operates within a ¾ of a mile of the fixed bus route.


    Hearing Loss Association of America: Albany Chapter

    518-488-8268 EMAIL

    Educates, advocates, and supports the public on hearing loss as well as foster social opportunities for those with hearing loss and their families.


    Hi-5 Sports

    610-730-1833 EMAIL

    Provides free sports programs for special needs children. Sports include bowling, basketball, baseball, golf, fishing, and soccer. 

  • Anger Management Online Class

    Anger management class which satisfied court/legal requirements. A certificate is granted to anyone who completes the course. Cost varies ($55 minimum).


    Courtney's House: Survivor to Survivor Hotline

    1-888-261-3665

    Offers an opportunity for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking to speak to other survivors.


    Equinox Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-432-7865

    Provides information, crisis intervention, counseling, referral, and/or shelter. The hotline is available to victims, friends, family, and other concerned individuals. All calls are confidential.


    Give Back A Smile

    1-800-773-4227 EMAIL

    Free dental work for injuries as a result of domestic violence or sexual assault.


    In Our Own Voices Domestic Violence Support Line

    518-432-4341

    Provides non-residential domestic violence services, Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm 


    National Domestic Violence Hotline

    1-800-799-7233 *Offers Spanish Language assistances

    Provides highly trained advocates available 24/7 to talk about experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Also provides VP number for deaf/hard of hearing: 1-855-812-1011 


    New York State Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline

    English: 1-800-942-6906 Spanish: 1-800-942-6908

    Provides information about domestic violence, sexual assault, and resources in your community.


    Stop the Violence Hotline

    1-855-879-1788

    Helps victims of Domestic Violence, hotline open 24/7


    Stop the Violence Inc.

    EMAIL

    Domestic violence program that provides services free of charge. Services include: group/peer sessions, one on one sessions, assistance with legal fees, assistance with food and clothing, having a friend to sit with you (in court, police station, etc.) and provides information to help the victim know the facts.


    Unity House 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-272-2370

    Domestic violence hotline that provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals 24/7.


    YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-374-3386

    Domestic violence hotline available 24/7 that also offers safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, groups, case management, children’s services and post-shelter services to victims of domestic violence.

  • A is for Amgios

    EMAIL

    Spanish teacher in Niskayuna that offers workshops for youth in the community. Currently services children in grades K-5. Also provides YouTube videos to practice Spanish for free with kids.


    GED Testing Service Vermont

    English: 1-877-392-6433 Spanish: 1-877-450-3276 EMAIL

    Testing centers to take the GED located in Vermont, open to residents of New York State as well. 


    New York State Education Department: HSE/TASC Testing Service

    518-474-5906 EMAIL

    Testing centers to take the TASC (formally GED) in New York State. Provides information about the test, study materials, and testing centers.


    Reading is Fun

    518-377-9542 EMAIL

    Reading mentoring program for children ages 4-9 in the Schenectady School District.

     

  • Adirondack Mountain Club: Schenectady Chapter

    518-383-3066

    Organization dedicated to the protection and responsible recreational use of NYS wildlands and waters. Recreational activities include hiking, kayaking, backpacking, snowshoeing, etc. A youth section of this chapter also exists for individuals in their 20s and 30s.


    Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program: Cornell Cooperative Extension

    518-828-3346 ext.106 EMAIL

    Provides agricultural and horticultural learning to kids. Program include market development, soils and field crops, pasture management, applied research, dairy business summary and more. 


    Solarize Albany

    518-328-4786 EMAIL

    To promote the use of renewable energy with the consumer in mind. The goal is to provide the consumer with knowledge of how renewable energies will benefit your life and lower cost options through the bulk purchase model. Meetings are held 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month from 6pm-8pm at Honest Food CoOp. 

  • Capital District Mamas

    EMAIL

    A group of mothers in the capital district who share information and offer support to one another. Offers a number of events for mothers and children. Annual membership dues are $20.


    Niskayuna Mom's Group

    A group of moms in the Niskayuna area with children ages 0-5 (at events, school-aged children are welcome). This group plans play dates for children at local parks and at the Niskayuna Community Center. Annual membership fee is $30. Trial memberships are also available.


    Tears Foundation

    518-512-1940 EMAIL

    A non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for their child who has died.

  • AIDS Information

    English: 1-800-541-2437 Spanish: 1-800-233-7432

    New York State Department of Health general information on HIV and AIDS.


    Ellis Medicine Community Shuttle

    1-844-518-3627

    Provides transportation from specific locations around the community to McClellan St. Health Center (Mon.-Fri.) and to Bellevue Woman's Center (Wed. only). 


    Give Back A Smile

    1-800-773-4227 EMAIL

    Free dental work for injuries as a result of domestic violence or sexual assault.


    Nick's Fight to be Healed Foundation

    518-877-8211

    Provides financial assistance for pediatric cancer patients and teen comfort bags to pediatric cancer patients ages 10-25.

  • Community Partnerships for Youth Empowerment (CYPE)

    518-265-8509 EMAIL

    Works to eliminate youth homelessness by creating a positive support network that links with community organizations for youth to become self-sufficient.


    Rental Source

    A website that can help with finding a rental home or apartment in the Schenectady area. 


    Soldier On

    1-866-406-8449 EMAIL

    Provides veterans who are homeless with emergency and transitional housing, case management, medical and mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and peer support.


    National Runaway Safeline

    1-800-786-2929

    24 hour crisis line for teens who are thinking of running away or who have left home and want to return.


    National Runaway Safeline Textline

    66008

    24 hour crisis line for teens who are thinking of running away or who have left home and want to return.

  • AIDS Information

    English: 1-800-541-2437 Spanish: 1-800-233-7432

    New York State Department of Health general information on HIV and AIDS.


    Alcoholics Anonymous 24 Hour Line

    518-533-2320

    Offered by Schenectady National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).


    Child Abuse and Maltreatment Hotline

    1-800-342-3720

    A child protective services hotline to call if the child is suspected of being abused.


    Crisis Text Line

    Text HOME to 741741

    Text HOME to start the Text Crisis line. Text with a trained Crisis Counselor to move from a hot moment to cool and calm working with the texter and counselor to make a plan to safe and healthy.


    Drug and Abuse Hotline

    1-800-662-4357 *Spanish Language services offered

    A free, confidential treatment referral and information service for individuals and families struggling with substance disorders.


    Equinox Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-432-7865

    Provides information, crisis intervention, counseling, referral, and/or shelter. The hotline is available to victims, friends, family, and other concerned individuals. All calls are confidential.


    Gambler's Hotline

    518-292-0414 EMAIL

    A fellowship of men and women that share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so they can overcome their common problem and help others.


    HOPENY Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Gambling Hotline

    1-877-846-7369 *Spanish Language services offered 

    Provides well trained professionals to talk to, crisis intervention and motivation, information, and referrals. 


    In Our Own Voices Domestic Violence Support Line

    518-432-4341

    Provides non-residential domestic violence services, Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm 


    LGBT National Hotline

    1-888-843-4564

    National hotline for youth and adults with peer counseling, information, and local resources.


    Lifeline Crisis Chat

    National chat network that connects the chatter with a specialist to talk about things that are upsetting, explore feelings, and thoughts associated with the crisis to make a safety plan, strategies, and next steps.


    National Domestic Violence Hotline

    1-800-799-7233

    Provides highly trained advocates available 24/7 to talk about experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Also provides VP number for deaf/hard of hearing: 1-855-812-1011 


    National Eating Disorders Association Hotline

    1-800-931-2237 or text NEDA to 741741

    Contact the helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for you or a loved one for eating disorders or text NEDA to be connected to a trained volunteer at the Crisis Text line for eating disorders. 


    National Human Trafficking Resource Center

    1-888-373-7888 EMAIL

    Provides support and access to services for victims and survivors of human trafficking to help them stay safe.


    National Runaway Safeline

    1-800-786-2929 or text 66008

    24 hour crisis line for teens who are thinking of running away or who have left home and want to return.


    National Sexual Assault Hotline

    1-800-656-4673

    Hotline that has trained support specialists that helps victims of sexual assault with support, information, advice, or a referral.


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    English: 1-800-273-8255 Spanish: 1-888-628-9454 

    24/7 confidential phone line that connects people with trained counselors  across the US. Offers phone lines in English, Spanish, and for the hard of hearing/deaf. Specialized phone lines for veterans as well.


    New York State Division of Veteran's Affairs

    1-888-838-7697

    Advocates and advises on behalf of veterans and their families for benefits entitled to veterans such as education assistance, employment, financial compensation, health care, and housing.


    New York State Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline

    English: 1-800-942-6906 Spanish: 1-800-942-6908

    Provides information about domestic violence, sexual assault, and resources in your community.


    New York State Smokers' Quitters Line

    1-866-697-8487

    Free and confidential service that provides effective stop smoking services to New Yorkers who want to stop smoking.


    New York State Prevention of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

    1-800-846-7369

    Call or text to get help with drug addiction including heroin and opioid help. Learn the prevention services, steps to get help, and support needed to get you or a loved one back on track.


    Safe Helpline

    1-877-995-5247

    Helpline for sexual assault support for the Department of Defense community. Text 55-247 for more information.


    Samaritan Hospital Suicide Prevention Hotline

    518-689-4673

    Suicide Prevention phone hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-10pm, Sat. and Sun. 1pm-10pm


    Schenectady County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

    518-640-3537

    To report animal abuse call: 518-755-9517 All calls are confidential. SPCA is law enforcement that enforces all pet cruelty laws.


    Sexual Assault Service Hotline Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson

    518-346-2266

    24 hour hotline for crisis counseling and advocacy. Whether it happened 10 minutes ago or 10 years ago, the hotline is there for support.


    Stop the Violence Hotline

    1-855-879-1788

    Helps victims of Domestic Violence, hotline open 24/7


    The Trevor Project

    1-866-488-7386 or text Trevor to 1-202-304-1200

    A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 for LBTQ youth.A crisis intervention and suicide prevention text service for LBTQ youth. Text available Mon.-Fri. 3pm-10pm


    Unity House 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-272-2370

    Domestic violence hotline that provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals 24/7.


    Veteran of Affairs National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

    1-877-424-3838

    24/7 free, confidential helpline for homeless veterans to talk to trained VA counselors.


    Veteran's Crisis Line

    1-800-273-8255 press 1 or text 838255

    Connects veterans in crisis with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline. Text to receive caring, qualified VA responders to provide free and confidential support 24/7  even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.


    Women Veterans Call Center

    1-855-829-6636

    Provides women veterans information about VA services and resources. Call center available Mon.-Fri. 8am-10pm and Sat. 8am-6:30pm


    YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline

    518-374-3386

    Domestic violence hotline available 24/7 that also offers safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, groups, case management, children’s services and post-shelter services to victims of domestic violence.

  • LGBT National Hotline

    1-888-843-4564

    National hotline for youth and adults with peer counseling, information, and local resources.


    LGBT National Youth Hotline

    1-800-246-7743

    Hotline serving youth up until age 25. Provides peer counseling, information, and local resources.


    In Our Own Voices Domestic Violence Support Line

    518-432-4341

    Provides non-residential domestic violence services, Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm 


    Room for All

    201-364-4538 EMAIL

    This grassroots movement is working to bring inclusion and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community to the Reformed Church of America. Offers a public roster of welcoming/affirming churches and of ministers who are welcoming.


    The Trevor Project

    1-866-488-7386

    Text Trevor to 1-202-304-1200

    A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 for LBTQ youth.  Text service for LBTQ youth available Mon.-Fri. 3pm-10pm


    Youth Power!

    518-432-0333 EMAIL

    NYS network run by youths and young adults to strengthen the youth voice and peer advocacy. Focuses on cross systems funding, an advisory council, strengthening anti-bullying initiatives and anti-discrimination efforts, focusing on LGBTQA+ rights and public education, addressing disproportionality, and more.

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

    518-791-1544 EMAIL

    Addresses the public health issue of suicide by educating about suicide and suicide prevention. Hosts a support group for suicide loss. Meets the first Wed. at 6pm


    Anger Management Online Class

    Anger management class which satisfied court/legal requirements. A certificate is granted to anyone who completes the course. Cost varies ($55 minimum).


    Crisis Text Line

    HOME to 741741

    Text HOME to start the Text Crisis line. Text with a trained Crisis Counselor to move from a hot moment to cool and calm working with the texter and counselor to make a plan to safe and healthy.


    Lifeline Crisis Chat

    National chat network that connects the chatter with a specialist to talk about things that are upsetting, explore feelings, and thoughts associated with the crisis to make a safety plan, strategies, and next steps.


    Mental Health Empowerment Project Peer Support Line

    518-268-1663 or 1-800-643-7462

    A non crisis support line that provides a safe and confidential place to talk about  whatever you are feeling or need. Available Mon.-Sat. 9am-9pm


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    English: 1-800-273-8255 Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

    24/7 confidential phone line that connects people with trained counselors  across the US. Offers phone lines in English, Spanish, and for the hard of hearing/deaf. Specialized phone lines for veterans as well.


    National Eating Disorders Association Hotline

    1-800-931-2237 or NEDA to 741741

    Contact the helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for you or a loved one for eating disorders.Text NEDA to be connected to a trained volunteer at the Crisis Text line for eating disorders. 


    Samaritan Hospital Suicide Prevention Hotline

    518-689-4673

    Suicide Prevention phone hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-10pm, Sat. and Sun. 1pm-10pm


    Tears Foundation

    518-512-1940 EMAIL

    A non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for their child who has died.


    Teens Helping Teens- Peer Educators

    518-374-5353 ext. 2267  EMAIL

    Peer educators ages 14-19 trained by adult staff to help other teens to talk about sexual topics that might be too difficult to talk to adults. Must make weekly commitment to meetings and one weekend retreat.

  • 518BLK

    EMAIL

    This is a Facebook website for the Capital District's urban community to find different events and activities in the community that are relevant to them as minority individuals.


    Capital District Coalition Against Islamophobia

    518-495-1324

    A coalition to increase interfaith understanding and counter anti-Muslim hate speech.


    New Russia Cultural Center

    518-382-9438 EMAIL

    Focuses on Russian culture and folklore through activities, education, and exposure.

  • Anger Management Online Class

    Anger management class which satisfied court/legal requirements. A certificate is granted to anyone who completes the course. Cost varies ($55 minimum).


    SCAP: Family Reunification Pilot Program

    518-374-9181

    Program with Schenectady Municpal Housing Authority and Center for Community Justice that reunites individuals leaving prison/jail with their families who live in public housing and provide them with re-entry services.

  • Adult Protective Services

    1-844-697-3505 *Offers Spanish Language services

    Mandated service that investigates cases of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of impaired, vulnerable adults. 


    CDTA Star Program

    518-482-2022

    Provides transportation for those with impairments/disabilities that prevent the use of the normal CDTA bus. Operates within a ¾ of a mile of the fixed bus route.


    Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program

    EPIC helps pay for Medicare Part D drug plan premiums.


    Kee to Independent Growth

    518-309-3557

    Provides service coordination, counseling, independent living skills, and a structured day program for those with disabilities, progressive medical conditions, seniors, and veterans. 

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

    518-791-1544 EMAIL

    Addresses the public health issue of suicide by educating about suicide and suicide prevention. Hosts a support group for suicide loss. Meets the first Wed. at 6pm


    Circle of Champs

    518-456-3634 ext. 1120

    Children's support group for those who have been touched by a life-threatening illness. Offers a free camp "YMCA Adventure Camp" as well where kids get to be kids. All program activites are free for children.


    Depression Support Group of Albany

    Offers support groups and social events for those struggling with depression; contact for more information through the website.


    enCourage Kids Foundation

    518-925-2533 EMAIL

    Encourages healing, comfort, smiles, families, play, and bravery through a variety of programs for children who are facing a variety of health issues whether they are living in a hospital or at home.


    Heroin Anonymous

    518-227-0294 EMAIL

    Call for text the number for crisis support with heroin. HA is a support group for those struggling with heroin addiction and want to be sober.


    Social Anxiety Support Group of Albany

    EMAIL

    Offers a support group to help social anxiety. Offers three types of month meetings: exposure meeting, support meeting, and a social meeting. No cost to join.

  • Help Heal Veterans
    951-926-4500 EMAIL

    Provides free therapeutic craft kits to hospitalized and homebound veterans and helps traumatized veterans improve their motor skills, while also developing better feelings of self-esteem and self-worth.


    Kee to Independent Growth
    518-309-3557

    Provides service coordination, counseling, independent living skills, and a structured day program for those with disabilities, progressive medical conditions, seniors, and veterans. 


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    English: 1-800-273-8255 Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

    24/7 confidential phone line that connects people with trained counselors  across the US. Offers phone lines in English, Spanish, and for the hard of hearing/deaf. Specialized phone lines for veterans as well.


    New York State Division of Veteran's Affairs

    1-888-838-7697

    Advocates and advises on behalf of veterans and their families for benefits entitled to veterans such as education assistance, employment, financial compensation, health care, and housing.


    Operation at Ease

    518-847-9941 EMAIL

     Veteran service dog program where veterans help train their own dog; free program.


    Soldier On

    1-866-406-8449 EMAIL

    Provides veterans who are homeless with emergency and transitional housing, case management, medical and mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and peer support.


    Veteran of Affairs National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

    1-877-424-3838

    24/7 free, confidential helpline for homeless veterans to talk to trained VA counselors.


    Veteran's Crisis Line

    1-800-273-8255 press 1

    Connects veterans in crisis with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.


    Veteran's Crisis Text Line

    838255

    Text to receive caring, qualified VA responders to provide free and confidential support 24/7 even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.


    Women Veterans Call Center

    1-855-829-6636

    Provides women veterans information about VA services and resources. Call center available Mon.-Fri. 8am-10pm and Sat. 8am-6:30pm

  • 518 Boys Day Out

    EMAIL

    Provides positive male mentorship for Schenectady City middle school boys. Runs programs such as: teen nights, annual conference, Boys Circles (once a week for ten weeks), summer events, etc.


    Athletic Haven

    518-545-4876

    Offers free travel teams for youth, free monthly clinics, sports camps, and private lessons.


    GE Kids Get in Free Days

    GE provides free Admission for kids 12 and under with a paying adult at special events across the Capital Region.


    Kid's Art Festival

    Annual Kid's Art Festival hosted in downtown Schenectady in the summer time for pre-school and school aged children.


    Reading is Fun Program

    EMAIL

    Helping children ages 4-9 in the Schenectady area to learn to read and have fun doing it.


    Stockade Station an ARTS Organization

    518-560-0170

    Offers art classes and workshops for all ages and does community outreach at local festivals and events.


    Told By Us Productions (TBU)

    518-847-1564

    Located at Proctors, an organization for students 13-20 years old to explore social issues through music. Focus on lyric writing, music production, and film production.


    Youth Power!

    518-432-0333 EMAIL

    NYS network run by youths and young adults to strengthen the youth voice and peer advocacy. Focuses on cross systems funding, an advisory council, strengthening anti-bullying initiatives and anti-discrimination efforts, focusing on LGBTQA+ rights and public education, addressing disproportionality, and more.