Community Resources

We understand it might be difficult navigating all the different resources your community might have to offer.  It can also be difficult to navigate resources on the Federal, State and Local levels. MACSC is here to connect you to the assistance and resources you may need.

Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) 

Locate Childcare Services
Summer Camp
Workforce Development Institute (WDI) Child Care Subsidy Program

WDI’s Child Care Subsidy Facilitated Enrollment Program helps eligible working families apply for financial assistance.  WDI also provides resources to aid families in choosing quality, developmentally appropriate care for their children. To learn more, visit WDI – Child Care Subsidy Program 

*Subsidies are subject to the availability of funding.

For more information, contact your local WDI office:

Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, or Schenectady Counties
capitalchildcare@wdiny.org or 518.272.3530

New York State Elected Officials

Federal Elected Officials

State Elected Officials

Capital-Saratoga Counties + Officials 

Check out the onsite Addiction Services who are at The Mechanicville Area Community Services Center.

Please contact your desired Agency for an Intake and or availability.
Please Note: These Agencies are not run by MACSC, nor do we complete Intake or Schedule sessions.

Need help with an addiction? Know someone who does? HELP IS AVAILABLE! Stop in and see Jay Harrington, Certified Peer Recovery Advocate and Certified Addiction Recovery Coach for FREE Narcan training, resource connections, recovery and substance use education or treatment connections.

Healing Springs Recovery Community and Outreach Center (Available at MACSC on Wednesdays)
(518) 306-3048 x 3632
https://www.sararecovery.org/

Peer Recovery Advocate
James “Jay” Harrington CRPA, CARC
CRPA@preventioncouncil.org
Office: (518) 306-3048 x 3632
Cell: (518) 603-1276 (call/text)

Additional Services

The Prevention Council of Saratoga County – www.preventioncouncil.org – (518) 581-1230

Check out the onsite Mental Health Services who are at The Mechanicville Area Community Services Center.

Please contact your desired Agency for an Intake and or availability.
Please Note: These Agencies are not run by MACSC, nor do we complete Intake or Schedule sessions.

ECS Psychological Services (Available at MACSC on Tuesdays)
(518) 580-0520
https://ecspsychological.com/

Saratoga County Mental Health (Available at MACSC on Thursdays)
(518) 584-9030
https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/mental-health-center/

Hopscotch (Available remotely)
(617) 333-8740
https://www.joinhopscotch.com/

Department of Social Services (DSS)
Department of Social Services (DSS)
County of Saratoga Social Services

NY State of Health – The Official Health Plan Marketplace
nystateofhealth
Compare Health Plans – Individual & Family
HEAP Cooling Assistance Benefit

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
HEAP Application
HEAP Local Contacts
HEAP Cooling Assistance Benefit

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP Application
SNAP Directory
SNAP Special Rules for Elderly or Disabled

USDA Food and Nutrition Services
Assistance for Seniors Age 60 and Over

US Social Security Administration
US Social Security Administration
Request a
Replacement Social Security Card
Apply for
Medicare Benefits
Apply for
Disability Benefits 
Apply for
Retirement Benefits

Local Social Security Office: Troy Social Security Office
500 Federal St, Suite 101
Troy, NY 12180
Office Phone: 1-866-770-2662
TTY: 518-272-7264

COVID-19 TEST

Get FREE at home COVID-19 Test! Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home tests. Order yours today. https://www.covid.gov/tests

Trauma Response Resources

Resources for Individuals or Providers needing Direct Support

 

Resources for Talking to Children

 

Additional Links from the National Council for Treatment of Traumatic Stress

 

Resources for Military Sexual Trauma

Veteran Services

Veteran Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 Press 1