Support Groups

 

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 Ave. Ext. Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: (518) 867-4999, 1-800-272-3900, Fax: (518) 867-4997
Website: www.preview.alz.org/northeasternny
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Services Provided:
Support Groups, 24-Hour Helpline, Medical Alert® Alzheimer's Association® Safe Return ®, Care Consultations, and Community and Professional Education.

 

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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 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Provides information through a helpline and also has a support group 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 form 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

 

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Caregiver Support Group - Office For Aging

Address: 19 N. William St Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: Office: (518) 736-5650, Fax: (518) 762-0698
Website: http://www.fcofa.org
Hours: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month September - June

 

Services Provided:
Support for individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer's, dementia, or memory deficit.

 

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Community Health Center (CHC)

Address: 2-8 West Main Street Johnstown, New York 12095
Phone: Office: (518) 762-8215, Fax: (518) 762-4623
Website: www.CHCHomecare.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
"Diabetes Support Group": Available free of charge for residents with diabetes and their families. This group is moderated by experts and allows members to listen to specialists and discuss all thing related to diabetes.

"Heart to Heart" Caregivers Support Club: Monthly meetings facilitated by a registered nurse. The group is free of charge and refreshments are served. Caregiver’s loved one may attend the daycare program while the group is in session.

 

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Fulton County Addiction Services

Address:73 North Main St. Suite 302 Gloversville, NY 12078
Phone: Office: (518) 773-3532, Fax: (518) 773-4003
Website: www.fcofa.org
Hours: Mon & Fri 9:00 – 5:00 / Tues, Wed, Thurs 9:00 – 7:00

 

Services Provided:
Evaluations, counseling and referral services to alcohol abusers, alcoholics, and family members, individual and group counseling, youth/teen services, DWI evaluations and counseling. Information about self help such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon.

 

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group - Office for Aging

Address: 19 N. William St. Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: Office: (518) 736-5650
Website: www.fcofa.org
Hours: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. third Friday of the month September - June.

 

Services Provided:
Support for seniors raising grandchildren.

 

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Healthlink Littauer - Better Breathers Club

Address: 213 Harrison St. Ext. Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: Office: (518) 736-1120
Website: www.nlh.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Support and education for adults with chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, bronchitis, asthma and lung cancer. Family members and friends are also invited to attend.

 

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Healthlink Littauer - Diabetes

Address: 213 Harrison St. Ext. Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: Office: (736) 736-1120
Website: www.nlh.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Teaches diabetics and their family members how to control and manage diabetes through an educational series of monthly meetings.

 

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Healthlink Littauer - Women With Heart Disease

Address: 213 Harrison St. Ext. Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: Office: (736) 736-1120
Website: www.nlh.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Services Provided:
Share your experiences, learn from others, help plan future meetings/ speakers/ topics. Caregivers, family & friends welcome.

 

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Address: 1 Marcus Boulevard Suite 203 Albany, NY 12205
Phone: Office: (518) 489-5495, 1-845-339-0048, 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.

 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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. Eligibility requirements.

 

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