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Community Resources

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) works with community, government and corporate entities in our efforts to support Capital Area youth. 


Community Closet

Albany Community Closet provides access to free clothing and general items at the Albany Clubhouse, 21 Delaware Ave. Take what you need. 

Free Food Fridge

Free Food Fridge offers nine Capital Area locations including the Albany Clubhouse, 21 Delaware Ave. Take what you need, no questions asked. 

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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 health information in the following blog post from 2022.

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

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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. 




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