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South Glens Falls Community Resources Guide

The following is a comprehensive list of organizations in the greater South Glens Falls region that can provide support to families.

Click on a category to find resources in that area.

Benefits Navigation

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
Support with applications for SSI (Social Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance).
40 New Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-5188

LifeWorks Community Action
Family services connects to community resources.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-288-3206

Moreau Community Center
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) – SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency. Once a family is registered with Saratoga County EOC, a representative is available at MCC on Fridays to assist with the process.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

NY Department of Health
EPIC – Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage – New York State program for seniors administered by the Department of Health. It helps more than 337,000 income-eligible seniors aged 65 and older to supplement their out-of-pocket Medicare Part D drug plan costs.
800-332-3742

NY State of Health
Navigation Child Health Plus – New York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus. Depending on your family’s income, your child may be eligible to join either Children’s Medicaid or Child Health Plus. Both Children’s Medicaid and Child Health Plus are available through dozens of providers throughout the state.
855-355–5777

NY State of Health
Medicaid
855-355–5777

NYS myBenefits
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) – SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.

Saratoga County Department of Social Services
Temporary & Disability Assistance/Emergency Assistance – Temporary Assistance benefits include cash, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), medical assistance, HEAP and daycare.
152 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-884-4144

Moreau Community Center
The Moreau Community Center serves as satellite offices for Saratoga County WIC programs, Legal aide, NYS Family Health Plus Insurance and Fidelis Care. All services are available by appointment.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Moreau Community Center
Form completion assistance – HEAP, income tax returns, food stamps, Recertification (Medicaid, Prescription Drug Plan, Food Stamps, etc.), Medicare Part B Reimbursement.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Childcare

Office of Children & Family Services
Online search of childcare providers.

Saratoga County Department of Social Services
Temporary & Disability Assistance/Emergency Assistance – Temporary Assistance benefits include cash, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), medical assistance, HEAP, and daycare.
152 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-884-4144

Southern Adirondack Child Care Network
Support to find childcare providers.
37 Everts Avenue, Queensbury, NY
518-798-7972

Moreau Community Center
Childcare Kids Korner – Provides childcare to students in SGF schools (K-7).
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Clothing & Household Needs

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Provides free or reduced price clothing and household items.
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

First Baptist Church Thrift Shoppe
Provides free or reduced price clothing and household items.
100 Maple Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-1335

ReStore – Habitat for Humanity
Provides free or reduced-price clothing and household items.
1373 Rt. 9, Moreau, NY
518-793-7484

Salvation Army
Provides reduced price clothing and household items.
37 Broad Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-792-1960

Kindness Closet
Provides free clothing and/or household items. The Kindness Closet is open once a month. Email for the schedule at kindnesscloset@sgfcsd.org.
Tanglewood Elementary School
60 Tanglewood Drive, South Glens Falls, NY

Treasures Consignment Boutique & Thrift Shop
Provides reduced-price clothing and household items.
60 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-580-4200

Franklin Community Center
The Free Store – Must obtain a voucher from the main office.
10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-9826

Moreau Community Center Thrift Store
Provides quality resale items at affordable prices. Free items are available for victims of disasters.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Education

NYS Department of Health Early Intervention Program
Early Intervention Programs – Provides evaluation and intervention services for children 3 years and under.
518-584-7460

LifeWorks Community Action
Head Start and Early Head Start – For low income pregnant women and children birth to age 5.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-288-3206

South Glens Falls CSD – Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) Office
Provides evaluation and intervention services for children 3-5 years.
42 Merritt Road, Suite 1, South Glens Falls, NY
518-793-9702

Employment

Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC)
Dress for Work – In collaboration with Treasures Consignment and Thrift Store, the Economic Opportunity Council operates Dress for Work. It provides appropriate work and job interview clothing. This is for the unemployed or people going on an interview that need help.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-288-3206

Dress for Success Albany
Program for work attire and career advancement.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-463-3175

Food Assistance

Backpack Program – SGF Elementary Schools
Provides student with food on Friday afternoons so they have enough food for the weekend.
Contact building principal.

Captain Community Human Services
Karyl’s Kupboard Food Pantry is open to members of Saratoga County in need of food and/or hygiene products. Free Summer Meals for youth ages 1-18 years, various locations.
5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3, Clifton Park, NY
518-371-1185

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Provides assistance with food.
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

Moreau Community Center
Provides assistance with food.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Open Door Mission
Provides assistance with food. Food Pantry and meals served daily.
Various locations.
518-792-5900

Pine Knolls Alliance Church
Provides assistance with food.
614 Gansevoort Road, South Glens Falls, NY
518-793-7101

Salvation Army
Provides assistance with food.
37 Broad Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-792-1960

LifeWorks Community Action
The Pantry – Market-style food choices for Saratoga County residents. The Kitchen – Free daily lunch located at Presbyterian New England Congregational Church. Rural Food Delivery – Food delivery to customers that are elderly and/or disabled and homebound living in Saratoga County. Summer Lunch Program – Lunchtime meal for low-income children during summer months. Mobile food pantry also available.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY

Trinity United Methodist Church
Provides assistance with food Wilton Food Pantry.
155 Ballard Road, Wilton, NY
518-350-4456

Franklin Community Center
Food Pantry – Must provide proof of residence in Saratoga County.
10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-9826

Moreau Community Center
Summer Lunch Bunch Program – Lunch is provided over 10 week period in the summer for children in need.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007 x 16

Health (Mental/Emotional)

South Glens Falls CSD – All buildings
Supports are available to all students K-12. Please contact the psychologist, social worker, or school counselor in your child’s school for additional support.
Contact your child’s school.

Wellspring
Domestic Violence and sexual abuse resource. Services include: crisis intervention & counseling, advocacy & case management, emergency shelter, emergency response to area hospital, partnership with law enforcement, partnership with local high schools and colleges, housing assistance and financial empowerment.
480 Broadway, LL-20, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-584-8188

Saratoga County Mental Health Center
The Saratoga County Mental Health Clinic provides outpatient treatment designed to reduce symptoms of mental illness and emotional disturbance, to improve daily functioning, and to provide ongoing support. Services include emergency and crisis intervention, screening and referral, individual, family, and group counseling, medication education and management, and symptom management.
135 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs
518-584-9030

Saratoga Center for the Family
Services focusing on mental health, anger management, parenting programs, child custody stress prevention programs, keeping children safe, physical and sexual abuse, behavioral interventions and attention disorders, and child advocacy.
359 Ballston Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-8008

Saratoga Center for the Family – Student Empowerment Services
Counselors form Saratoga Center for the Family are onsite at SGF schools to provide individual support to students. Please contact the psychologist, social worker, or school counselor in your child’s school to make a referral.
Contact your child’s school.

Health (Physical)

Primary Care Team Adirondack Pediatrics
84 Broad Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-798-9538

Primary Care Team Community Care Pediatrics
6 Mountain Ledge Drive, Gansevoort, NY
518-584-0355

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Provides glasses and hearing aids eligibility screening, working closely with the Glens Falls Lions Club.
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Emergency Prescription Program – Provides assistance in filling emergency Rx.
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

Primary Care Team Glens Falls Pediatric Consultants
1 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-798-9985

Hudson Headwaters Moreau Family Health
Primary and urgent care services.
1299 Rt 9, Gansevoort, NY
518-791-6961

Irongate Family Practice Associates
Primary care team, laboratory and radiology services.
3 Irongate Center, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-4409

Live Healthy Discount Program
Discounts on prescriptions, dental treatments and health costs.
877-321-2652

Pediatric Associates of Saratoga
4 Carpenter Lane, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-3823

Planned Parenthood
General health care, women’s health care, men’s healthcare and LGBTQ services.
543 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY
518-792-0994

Wellspring
Domestic violence and sexual abuse resource.
480 Broadway, LL-20, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-584-8188

Holiday Help

Ben Osborn Memorial Fund
Assistance to individuals and families during the holiday seasons.
Contact the nurse at your child’s school.

Captain Community Human Services
Assistance to individuals and families during the holiday seasons.
5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3, Clifton Park, NY
518-371-1185

LifeWorks Community Action
Provides a Thanksgiving basket to Saratoga County families based on eligibility. Home delivery of meals is available for Christmas.
39 Bath Street, NY
518-288-3206

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Holiday Program – Provides food and gifts to families with children, through “Adopt a Family.”
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

Moreau Community Center
Assistance to individuals and families during the holiday seasons (Thanksgiving baskets, Adopt- A-Family, etc.).
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Franklin Community Center
Families with children between the ages of 2-14 who reside in Saratoga County, and are not receiving assistance at another agency, may apply. Applications will be made available in October. Please keep checking website for sign-up and important dates; they will be updated as soon as we have them. Once available, applications can be picked up Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and can be returned on one of our holiday sign-up dates.
10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-9826

Housing/Shelter/Utilities

Captain Community Human Services
Family Assistance Program & FEAST provides emergency financial assistance for families experiencing crisis. Various programs to prevent and intervene in cases of homelessness (Solutions to End Homelessness Program, Saratoga County Homelessness Prevention & Intervention, and Saratoga-North County Continuum of Care & Coordinated Entry).
5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3, Clifton Park, NY
518-792-6524

Department of Social Services
Homelessness (Immediate Need)

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Rent Assistance Program
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
Rent assistance and homeless prevention – Qualified individuals in Saratoga can assistance with rent payments, and access to funds to prevent evictions. It will also assist with utility bills and arrearage.
40 New Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-5188

Moreau Community Center
Insecure housing, temporary displacement or homelessness. Provides free or reduced-price clothing/household items. Unite-Us – Referral platform to connect with other agencies.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Open Door Mission
Code Blue and Day Room – For homeless.
226 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-792-5900

Saratoga County Department of Social Services
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) – Provides the low income, elderly, disabled and others with energy bill assistance. The aid is targeted at families with low incomes, and the program can issue regular and emergency grants and aid to help pay for heating and utility-related costs. They also may be able to provide information on heating oil buying networks.
152 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-884-4144

LifeWorks Community Action
Weatherization Assistance and EmPower Program coordinates funding sources and provides energy-related repairs.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-288-3206

South Glens Falls CSD
Insecure housing or homelessness (school-age children) – Contact the district’s homeless liaison to set up transportation and ensure consistent schooling for your child. The social worker or school counselor in your child’s school will have additional resources.
42 Merritt Road, Suite 1, South Glens Falls, NY
518-793-9617

Wellspring
Domestic violence and sexual abuse resource. Services include: crisis intervention & counseling, advocacy & case management, emergency shelter, emergency response to area hospital, partnership with law enforcement, partnership with local high schools & colleges, housing assistance, and financial empowerment.
480 Broadway, LL-20, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-584-8188

Individual/Family Support

Captain Community Human Services
Family Development Program – Volunteers provide confidential help to people in areas such as resume building, job searches and budgeting. Family Support Services – provide advocacy, support groups, information and referral, proactive intervention, respite and skills-building for families with children who have social and/or emotional challenges in Saratoga County.
Getting Ahead – A 12-16 week group workshop to help people stabilize their situations and build resources to improve their lives.
5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3, Clifton Park, NY
518-371-1185

Family Services Association of Glens Falls
Infant Needs Program – Provides supplies for newborns and their mothers who need help with diapers, formula and food. Feet First Program – Provides necessary new shoes for students heading off to school.
150 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-0797

LifeWorks Community Action
Family Services – An individual/family works with the organization on a weekly/monthly basis to address reaching personal goals.
39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-288-3206

Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL)
Services provided through SAIL enable people with disabilities of any age to gain control over their lives through information and referral; assistive technology assessment and loan; peer counseling; individual and systems advocacy; independent living skills; computer and job readiness training; architectural barrier consultation; benefit and entitlement counseling; disability awareness training; errand support; and voter registration.
71 Glenwood Avenue, Queensbury, NY
518-792-3537

Wellspring
Domestic Violence and sexual abuse resource. Services include: crisis intervention & counseling, advocacy & case management, emergency shelter, emergency response to area hospital, partnership with law enforcement, partnership with local high schools & colleges, housing assistance and financial empowerment.
480 Broadway, LL-20, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-584-8188

Council for Prevention
The Power of Parents Workshop – Parents and caregivers are given a free handbook that will equip them with the communication tools they need to talk with their teens about alcohol.
214 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hudson Falls, NY
518-746-1527

Saratoga Center for the Family
Child Abuse Prevention & Education – Programs are designed to teach participants about conflict resolution, how to acquire problem solving skills, and how to build and maintain healthy relationships. The goal is to build stronger families where children feel loved and valued and can thrive in a safe and healthy environment.  Child Advocacy Center – Offers coordinated services to help children and their families through an investigation of child abuse. When abuse is suspected, a child will come to a CAC to describe what happened to them in an environment that is safe and child-focused.
359 Ballston Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-8008

Children’s Services Unit of Saratoga County DSS
Prevention Services – Supportive and rehabilitative services provided to children and their families for the purpose of: averting a disruption of a family which will or could result in the placement of a child in foster care; enabling a child who has been placed in foster care to return to his or her family at an earlier time than would otherwise be possible; or reducing the likelihood that a child who has been discharged from foster care will return to foster care.
152 W. High Street, Ballston Spa, NY
518-884-4152

Northern River (Parsons)
Home Based Crisis Intervention (HBCI) – Works with families for 4-6 weeks to reduce the risk of hospitalization or placement. Works with families on skills to stabilize the environment. Available for families in Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties.
518-292-5433.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mobile Crisis Unit – will provide support at home for acute crisis. Available for families in Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties.
518-292-5499

Legal Support

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
Legal support for civil, non-criminal cases – domestic violence, housing, eviction, foreclosure, public benefits. Support for CPS cases and Immigration cases.
40 New Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-5188

LGTBQIA+

South Glens Falls CSD
Supports for students in the LGBTQIA+ community at South Glens Falls HS and Oliver W. Winch Middle School.
Contact your child’s school.

LGBT National Youth Talkline
Supports for individuals in the LGBTQIA+ community through age 25.
800-246-7743

LGBT National Senior Hotline
Supports for individuals in the LGBTQIA+ community ages 50 and above.
888-234-7243

Saratoga Pride
Supports for individuals in the LGBTQIA+ community.

Pride Center of the Capital Region
Supports for individuals in the LGBTQIA+ community.
332 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY
518-462-6138

Saratoga Center for the Family
Teen Support Group for transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender questioning.
359 Ballston Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-587-8008

Sports & Recreation

Captain Community Human Services
Bike Works – Provides new or lightly used bicycles to Saratoga County residents. Zachary Culnan Memorial Family Fund – The Activity Scholarship Fund was created with the purpose of providing a resource for low-income, disadvantaged and under-resourced youth (ages 9-18) in Saratoga County Schools who want to participate in a variety of different life-enhancing programs.
5 Municipal Plaza, Suite 3, Clifton Park, NY
518-371-1185

Glens Falls YMCA
Offers youth sports programs, summer camps and other programs to the surrounding community Glens Falls YMCA.
600 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY
518-793-3878

Moreau Community Center
Social and recreational programs. Camp Moreau – Summer camp.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Queensbury Parks & Recreation
Offers youth sports programs, summer camps and other programs to the surrounding community.
742 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
518-761-8216

Saratoga Regional YMCA
Offers youth sports programs, summer camps and other programs to the surrounding community.
Locations in Saratoga, Wilton, Corinth, and Malta.
518-583-9622

Town of Moreau Recreation Center
Offers youth sports programs, summer camps and other programs to the surrounding community.
351 Reynolds Road, Moreau, NY
518-792-1030

Town of Wilton Parks & Recreation
Offers youth sports programs, summer camps, and other programs to the surrounding community.
22 Travers Road, Wilton, NY
518-587-1939

Substance Use & Recovery

Saratoga County Mental Health Center
Provide support/resources related to alcohol/drug abuse.
135 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs
518-584-9030

Baywood Center
Provide support/resources related to alcohol/drug abuse.
551 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY
518-798-4221

St. Peters Addiction and Recovery Center SPARC
Provide support/resources related to alcohol/drug abuse.
315 S. Manning Boulevard, Albany, NY
518-525-1303

Saratoga County Prevention Council
Provide support/resources related to alcohol/drug abuse.
125 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-581-1230

COTI (Center of Treatment Innovation) – New Choices Recovery Center
This project seeks to increase access to treatment and recovery supports in the under-served communities of Montgomery, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties utilizing peer supports, clinical services and emerging technology to support individuals with an opioid use disorder toward recovery closer at home.
302 State Street, Schenectady, NY
518-579-9233

Healing Springs Recovery Community Center
Healing Springs Recovery Community & Outreach Center is a community center with peer-driven, peer-delivered services, offering hope to those in recovery from addiction and their family members.
125 High Rock Avenue, 105A, Saratoga Springs
518-306-3048

Council for Prevention
Opioid Diversion Program – The Opioid Diversion Program is an addiction treatment program available to people with current or pending criminal or civil charges related to opioid use. The Power of Parents Workshop – Parents and caregivers are given a free handbook that will equip them with the communication tools they need to talk with their teens about alcohol. The challenge program is a combination of prevention and treatment services. The program is strength based and promotes healthy relationships, group ownership, values clarification, and accountability for diagnosed substance abusing youth, ages 13-18.
214 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hudson Falls, NY
518-746-1527

Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the leader in the fight against suicide. We fund research, offer educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support those affected by suicide.
PO Box 486, East Greenbush, NY
518-791-1544

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
800-273-8255

Four Winds Hospital
Inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment services for children, adolescents and adults. We are the leading specialized providers of inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults in the Northeast.
30 Crescent Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
518-584-3600

The Trevor Project
If you are in need of immediate support, call, text or chat.
866-488-7386

Crisis Text Line
Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.
Text: HOME to 741741

Transportation

Medicaid Transportation Management
855-852-3292

Moreau Community Center
Transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY
518-792-6007

Public Transportation Greater Glens Falls Transit 
Uplift – Provides transportation to doctor appoints 30 days after discharge form the hospital. (Must have doctor’s note.)
518-792-1085

Public Transportation Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
Public transportation.
518-482-8822

Wellness

Council for Prevention
Promotes healthy relationships between communities, schools, families, and individuals. The challenge program is a combination of prevention and treatment services. The program is strength based and promotes healthy relationships, group ownership, values clarification, and accountability for diagnosed substance abusing youth, ages 13-18.
214 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hudson Falls, NY
518-746-1527