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Kin & Kids Outreach & Support
The Neighborhood Center Inc.
612 Elizabeth Street
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 272-2630
The “Kin and Kids” program offers advocacy, outreach and support to kinship caregivers residing in Oneida and Herkimer Counties (Montgomery County phone information, referral & support only) Kinship refers to relatives and other non-parent caregivers that are providing full time care for children.
A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregivers Program
Parsons Child and Family Center
Program Contact: Kate Schofield,
60 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518)426-2600
This is a Permanency Resource Center (PRC) to serve post adoptive and post guardianship families. It cannot serve kinship families with custody or informal arrangements.
A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Program
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc (LASNNY)
1 Kimball Street
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: (518) 842-9466
Fax: (518) 843-1792
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York to provide funding for the Children’s Law Project whereby more than fifty low-income children with disabilities will receive free direct legal services and 100 parents, children or human services agencies staff will receive legal education on the rights of children with disabilities.
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY)
1170 Riverfront Center
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: (518) 842-9466
Fax: (518) 843-1792
Rural Law Center
22 U.S. Oval
Suite 203
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 561-5460
Phone: (866) 324-1183
Fax: (518) 561-5468
Since 1996, the Rural Law Center of New York (RLCNY) has been providing free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families statewide. The Rural Law Center’s legal staff is available to assist kinship caregivers from most upstate New York counties. Family members are welcome to contact our offices with any questions you may have regarding custody, visitation and other Family Court matters. Our staff will provide legal advice and can assist you with the preparation of custody petitions and other common issues. Our services are made possible primarily with financial support from NYS Judiciary Civil Legal Services and the IOLA Fund of the State of New York. The RLCNY serves every upstate county in New York except: Erie, Niagara, Monroe, Onondaga, Oneida, Broome, Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, and Westchester. We do not serve NYC or Long Island.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Site
Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties
1 Kimball Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: (518) 842-4202
Montgomery County Office for the Aging
135 Guy Park Avenue
Amsterdam, NY 1201
Phone: (518) 843-2300
Montgomery County Youth Bureau
P.O Box 1500
Fonda, NY 12068
Ph: (518) 853-8365
Fax: (518) 853-5034
Brenda Rava, Director
Montgomery County Department of Social Services
County Office Building
64 Broadway
PO Box 4500
Fonda, New York 12068
Phone: (518) 853-4646
Fax: 518-853-8327
Catholic Charities of Montgomery County
1 Kimball Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: (518) 842-4202
Fax: (518) 842-4245

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
40 North Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: (518) 453-6650
Fax: (518) 453-6792

Services Provided: Adoption; Advocacy, Information, & Referrals; After School Programs; AIDS/HIV Services; Case Management/Service Coordination; Chemical Dependence Services; Counseling; Crisis Intervention; Day Care; Deaf Services; Disabilities (Brain Injury) Services; Disabilities (Developmental) Services; Domestic Violence Services; Emergency Assistance; Employment Assistance; Family Services; Food Assistance; Foster Parenting; Hispanic Services; Housing; Immigration Services; Jail Ministry; Mediation; Mentoring Services; Parent Education; Parish Social Ministry; Pregnancy Services & Programs; Respite Support; Senior Services; Shelters; Social Justice; Summer Camp & Programs; Transportation Services; Volunteer Groups; Women, Infant, Children Programs(WIC); and, Youth Services.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc.
530 Franklin St
Schenectady, NY  12305
Phone: (518) 346-1284

Services Provided: Residential, special education, family foster care, children’s mental health, family preservation, and career development programs. Services include domestic violence, counseling, mediation, parenting education, substance abuse prevention education, food pantry, and emergency assistance.

Capital District Child Care Council
Phone: (518) 426-7181
Phone: 1-800-521-KIDS(5437)

The Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council is a non-profit organization serving parents, employers and child care providers in Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties in New York State. It is a resource and referral agency, providing resources to the community by improving the availability and quality of child care, and a referral service counseling parents seeking child care.