|Description of Agency||The Salvation Army - Albany, provides four emergency food programs for eligible persons : a food pantry at the Albany location and also a food pantry at a Cohoes location, a soup kitchen in Cohoes the last five business days of each month, and a mobile canteen feeding program (Soup Kitchen) in Albany.
For community children The Salvation Army offers: music lessons (piano, guitar, drum, and brass)for children/youth, a Sunbeam (girl’s) program, a boy’s basketball program, and a one week VBS program. Summer Day Camp and After-school Programs are available. Children 6 – 12 years and teens 13 – 16 years can apply to attend The Salvation Army’s overnight camp in Penn Yan, NY for one week in the summer. First come, first served. Deposit required.
Also available for children in need are Back to School Supplies, Holiday Assistance (gifts), and Thanksgiving assistance.
The Salvation Army holds Sunday School and Sunday Morning Worship Services and a weekly Bible Study for adults. Also a women's program and men’s program is offered.