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Early Care and Learning Council

Early Care and Learning Council (ECLC) is a statewide, not-for-profit membership organization that represents the 35 Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&Rs) programs across New York State.  The CCR&Rs are on the front lines, providing direct assistance and support to parents, child care providers, and employers in their communities.

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Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York

The mission of the Regional Food Bank is to alleviate hunger and prevent food waste. The Food Bank collects large donations of food from the food industry and distributes it to charitable agencies serving hungry and disadvantaged people in 23 counties. From Plattsburgh to Newburgh, in urban, rural, and suburban communities, the Food Bank provides…

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Circles of Mercy

Circles of Mercy is an out-reach center for low-income individuals and families in need sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, with a particular focus on women and women with children. We honor the dignity of each person by offering hospitality and providing services, to instill hope and empower individuals to reach their full…

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Unity House

Unity House is a human service agency that provides a wide range of services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling.   Since its inception in 1971, we have grown to meet the increasing needs of those living in Rensselaer County and surrounding communities. We assist those…

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Capital District Women’s Employment & Resource Center (WERC)

WERC is a not-for-profit organization that works to advance women’s success in the workplace by building their economic and personal independence.  Each year more than 300 program participants receive more than 2,700 services at no cost to them, including:  career readiness and computer training,  job search and placement assistance, and  ongoing supportive services until they find employment. …

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Early Care and Learning Council

Early Care and Learning Council (ECLC) is a statewide, not-for-profit membership organization that represents the 35 Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&Rs) programs across New York State.  The CCR&Rs are on the front lines, providing direct assistance and support to parents, child care providers, and employers in their communities.  ECLC works closely with the Office of Children and Family Services…

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Consumer Directed Choices

Consumer Directed Choices, Inc. (CDChoices) is a private, nonprofit corporation that acts as a fiscal intermediary providing the payroll and program administration infrastructure to seniors and people with disabilities (Consumers) who self-hire their own Personal Assistant workers through the Medicaid program, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA).  CDChoices empowers Consumers who receive home care to enjoy greater flexibility and freedom of choice in obtaining services. The organization…

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American Heart Association

The Problem In today’s world, women are juggling their careers, their family’s health and safety, school schedules, daily chores, errands and so much more. They give and give and give — often at the expense of their own health. This is why more women die from heart disease and stroke than any other condition, including…

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The Food Pantries

Together, we can do more! As a coalition of more than 65 food pantries in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties we are here to help those in our community who need a hand. In these unprecedented times, The Food Pantries for the Capital District is working diligently to ensure that our local food pantries…

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