Associations, Foundations, and Societies

 

If you cannot find an specific agency on this list, please see the Fulton County website for all other county services. http://www.fultoncountyny.gov/

 


 

Alzheimer's Association Northeastern New York Chapter

Address: Pine West Plaza Bldg 4, Suite 405 Washington Avenue Ext. Albany, NY 12056
Phone: Office: (518) 867-4999, 1-800-272-3900, Fax: (518) 867-4997
Website: http://www.alz.org/northeasternny

Services Provided:
Education and support to people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers, care consultations with family members, community and professional education programs, support groups, Safe Return Program, advocacy for federal funding for research.

 

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American Cancer Society

Address: 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110
Phone: Office: 1-800-227-2345, Local Office: 518-220-6901 (8:30AM-4:30PM)
Website: http://www.cancer.org
Hours: 24/7 National Cancer Information Center: 1-800-227-2345

 

Services Provided:
Information on cancer treatment and prevention, early detection, and smoking cessation; community resource database.

 

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American Diabetes Association

Address: Pine West Plaza Building 2 Suite 204 Washington Avenue Ext. Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: 1-888-342-2383, Local Office: 518-218-1755, Fax: (518) 218-0114
Website: http://www.diabetes.org
Hours: Local Office: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
The American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public. The Association is also actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with diabetes.

 

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American Heart Association/American Stroke Northeastern Region

Address: 440 New Kramer Road Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: (518) 869-1961
Website: National - http://www.heart.org / Local - http://www.heartassociationalbany.com/
Hours: Local Office: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: “Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.” Information and support to reduce coronary heart disease, stroke and risk are available for patients, caregivers and healthcare. Visit our website or call our information line.

 

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American Lung Association of the Northeast

Address: 418 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: Office: (518) 465-2013, 1-800-499-LUNG (5864)
Website: http://www.lungne.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Informational services, asthma education, freedom from smoking information available on-line.

 

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American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.

Address: 135 Parkinson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10305
Phone: Office: 1-800-223-2732 or1-718-981-8001, Fax: 1-718-981-4399
Website: www.apdaparkinson.org

 

Services Provided:
The organization focuses its energies on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of the disease.

 

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Arthritis Foundation - Northeastern NY Chapter

Address: 855 Route 146, Suite 170, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: Office: 1518-456-1203

Website: www.arthritis.org/new-york
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Physician referrals, Arthritis Foundation/ YMCA aquatic program, Arthritis self-help course, patient handbooks and care manuals, equipment loan closet, public health education. Tai-chi for Arthritis Program, and exercise program.

 

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Brain Injury Association of New York State

Address: 10 Colvin Avenue Albany, NY 12206
Phone: Office: 1-800-228-8201, (518) 459-7911, Amsterdam Chapter: (518) 842-0457, Fax: (518) 482-5285
Website: www.bianys.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Provides information through their helpline and also has support groups for those who have suffered a traumatic brain injury.

The Amsterdam chapter support group is held on the second Monday of each month at St. Mary's Hospital from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

 

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Address: 1 Marcus Boulevard Suite 203 Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: (518) 489-5495, Fax: (518) 453-1477
Website: www.mda.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Support groups, assistance with purchase of manual/motorized wheelchairs, resource/referral information, advocacy.

 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Albany Chapter)

Address: 421 New Karner Road Suite 6 Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: 1-800-FIGHTMS (344-4867), Fax: (518) 464-1232
Website: www.nationalmssociety.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Health education, emotional support, information, referrals, advocacy, self help groups, Lending Library, NMSS affiliated MS Clinic, newly diagnosed programs for friends with MS, family members, health care professionals, caregiver support groups, financial assistance resources.

 

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