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Community Resources

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) provides a running list of community services and resources for families and youth in Albany and Rensselaer Counties. 


Black Lives Matter

A curated list of resources that we invite members of all communities to explore. 

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Troy Drug Free Community Coalition: organizing to reduce substance abuse among young people. DeTerra Bags available.

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Albany DSS

Provides assistance with child care costs to all eligible families in support of their economic self-sufficiency.



BGCCA and CDPHP offer critical public health information in this helpful blog post.

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GoFundMe is a crowd fundraising tool which has proven effective for personal initiatives. BGCCA does not create GoFundMe accounts.


Albany County DA List

Albany County District Attorney offers a comprehensive list of community resources.

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United Way

United Way GCR partners with local organizations so you can confidentially connect to community resources.

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Public Library

Libraries offer a wealth of information as well a quiet, comfortable space. 


Albany County locations

Rensselaer County list

Kids with Backpacks

Unity House

Unity House of Troy, NY offers food, clothing and housing assistance options to residents. 

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Rensselaer County

List of community resources courtesy of Troy City School District.

Rensselaer County services and youth department.

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