ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)

 
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General Information
Description of AgencyAlbany County Department of Social Services (DSS) improves the quality of life in Albany County by helping people to help themselves, addressing the social service needs of the poor and near poor, assisting those incapable of acting on their own behalf, and ensuring that everyone has an acceptable standard of living.
LocationAlbany
Geographic AreaAlbany County
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Agency TypeAlbany County
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Multiple
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1162 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany , NY 12210
Main Phone518-447-7300 Administrative
Emergency/After Hours PhoneAfter hours Emergency # for Homeless, 518-463-2124, HATAS (Homeless and Travelers Aid Society)
Other PhoneService/Intake Adult Protective Services/NY Connects: 518-447-7177
Fax518-447-7722
Web Addresswww.albanycounty.com/dss
 
Director Information
Director's NameMichele McClave Commissioner
Director's Phone518-447-7333
Director's EmailMichele.McClave@albanycountyny.gov
 
Additional Information
Facility TypeCounty/Government
Parent AgencyALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Programs: ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
CARE AT HOME PROGRAM
CHILD CARE SUBSIDY UNIT
CHILD SUPPORT AND ENFORCEMENT UNIT
CONSUMER DIRECT PERSONAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM (CDPAP)
EXPANDED IN HOME SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY (EISEP)
HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)
HOMELESS SHELTERS AND TRANSITION HOUSING
MEDICAID
MEDICAID FRAUD REPORTING
MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
MEDICARE AND MEDICAID INFORMATION
SKILLED NURSING PROGRAM
SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)
TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE DIVISION
TITLE XIX HOME CARE PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: Evaluation/Inspection Services
Family Services
Financial Aid/Voucher Services
Financial Aid/Voucher Services
Financial Aid/Voucher Services
Health/Medical Care Services
Health/Medical Care Services
Health/Medical Care Services
Health/Medical Care Services
Home Care Services
Home Care Services
Homeless Services
Insurance Services
Protective Services
Protective Services
Transportation Services