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Connections Over Coffee

Every other Thursday, 9 am New bereavement support group for those who have lost a loved one.  Coffee provided.

Connect, Share, Chat

Upcoming dates:  5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20

Parkinson's Support Group

Third Thursday of month

at 1:30 pm

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson's, please join us at our monthly meeting. Open to nonmembers. 

Caregiver Converstions

Third Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm

Caregivers discuss caregiving issues faced in people's daily lives. Open to any resident of Schenectady County.

Upcoming dates: 5/21, 6/18.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)


Heap helps low-income people pay the cost of cooling their homes. Eligible people may receive cooling assistance to buy and install an air conditioner or a fan for your home.

For information about eligibility or applying, contact:

Schenectady County Department

 of Social Services

797 Broadway

Schenectady, NY 12302

(518) 388-4470

Coffee and Conversation

Tuesdays, 9 - 11 am

Enjoy refreshments and a great cup of coffee while you share your thoughts with others.  If you are new to the Center, this is a great way to meet new friends.

Lap blankets for Veterans

We have had numerous lap blankets donated for veterans in Hospice. We are still accepting red, white and blue lap blankets for donation to this worthy cause.

Health Insurance Information & Counseling Program (HIICAP)

Through a partnership with Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services, HIICAP provides free, accurate and objective information, counseling, assistance and advocacy on Medicare, private health insurance, and related health coverage plans.  HIICAP helps people with Medicare, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare.  Schenectady County residents can contact the local HIICAP office at (518) 372-5667.

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