Education/Prevention Services

TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Albany County Department of Public Works provides a wide variety of traffic safety seats services including child safety seat instructions, providing child safety seats to families in financial need (includes 2 hours of education and training on how to use the child safety seats provided to them plus unlimited technical support), training healthcare workers on the proper use of child safety seats, assisting with the transportation plan for special needs children, providing traffic safety education programs for all ages (pre-school - senior citizen) and conducting traffic safety exhibits for health fairs.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaBethlehem, Coeymans, Colonie, Guilderland, Berne, Knox, Westerlo, Rensselaerville and New Scotland
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-765-2565
William Van Alstyne, Program Director, email: wvanalstyne@albanycounty.com
Intake RequirementsCall for appointment. For the low-income child safety seat program, the client must fill out a form documenting their name, address, phone number, names and ages of their children, and the vehicle they will be using to transport their children.
Additional RequirementsFor the low-income child safety seat program: proof of income and proof of residency is required.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityAlbany County residents are eligible. For the low income child safety seat distribution program, the client must be an Albany County resident and be receiving some kind of public assistance, such as WIC, Medicaid, etc.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 am-4:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 449 New Salem Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Voorheesville, NY 12186
Main Phone 518-765-2055
Service Location Email dpw@albanycounty.com
Web Address www.albanycounty.com/dpw/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Affiliated Program: TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM
This Service: Education/Prevention Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Child Passenger Safety Seats (JR-8400.1500)
Traffic Safety Education/Inspections (JR-8200.8500)