United Way 2-1-1

United Way 211

2-1-1 is the one number to call to find or give help in Schenectady, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington counties.

2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number to call for free and confidential community referral that connects callers with resources providing food, shelter, rent assistance, clothing, child care options and other types of community assistance. Trained referral specialists are multi-lingual and available to help individuals find the help they need.


In the event of an emergency (imminent risk of harm to self or others), call 911 or follow your established procedures for urgent or emergent situations requiring immediate action.





Darin Samaha 
Director of Community Services 
797 Broadway, Suite 304 
Schenectady, NY 12305 
(518) 386-2218 (p) 
(518) 386-2212 (f)