Advisory/Advocacy Services

DISABILITY ADVOCACY

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceRCIL advocates provide active support and guidance for people with disabilities and help ensure that an individual’s choices for living independently are respected. Advocacy includes, but is not limited to, assistance with benefits, homelessness, evictions, disability rights issues, accessibility issues in the home or in the community, information and referrals, assistance in learning independent living skills, and peer support.
LocationMontgomery
Geographical AreaFulton, Montgomery, Albany, Schoharie, Delaware, Schenectady, Saratoga
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-842-3561
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Additional RequirementsIf the person is applying for benefits from Social Security, it is helpful for the
consumer to bring their Social Security card. Also, proof of address is helpful, such as a utility bill or rent receipt that includes the individual’s address.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityPeople with disabilities and the elderly
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 347 West Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Amsterdam, NY 12010
Main Phone 518-842-3561
Fax 518-842-0905
Service Location Email See individual contacts
Web Address www.rcil.com
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (RCIL)
Affiliated Program: DISABILITY ADVOCACY
This Service: Advisory/Advocacy Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Older Adults (YB-8000)
People With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750)