Services Fire & Police
Deptments Emergency Rooms
Planned Parenthood Social
note: For emergencies in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and
Saratoga counties, dial 911. The numbers listed below are
for administrative offices.
and Police Departments
Fire Department 438-4000.
Schenectady Fire Department 382-5141.
Troy Fire Department 270-4471.
Albany Police 438-4000.
Saratoga Springs Police 584-1800.
Schenectady Police 382-5200.
Troy Police 270-4411.
New York State Police 783-3211.
Medical Center 45 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 262-3131.
Albany Memorial Hospital Northern Boulevard and Shaker
Road, Albany, 471-3111.
Ellis Hospital 1101 Nott St., Schenectady, 243-4121.
St. Clare’s Hospital 600 McClellan St., Schenectady,
St. Peter’s Hospital S. Manning Boulevard and New Scotland
Avenue, Albany, 525-1315.
Samaritan Hospital 2215 Burdett Ave., Troy, 271-3424.
Saratoga Hospital 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs,
Seton Health Center 1300 Massachusetts Ave., Troy,
Care 363 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 439-9911
Stop Medical Care 1971 Western Ave., Guilderland, 452-2597
M. Young Jr. Health Center Lark and Arbor drives, Albany,
Center Albany, 449-7119; Troy, 270-9170. Area community/drop-in
centers offering support and activities for those affected
Intervention Capital District Psychiatric Center, 447-9650.
Violence Shelter Equinox, 432-7865.
Abuse Information Line (800) 522-5353.
Abuse Services Hope House, 465-2441.
Control Center (800) 222-1222.
crisis hotlines Albany County, 447-7716; Saratoga County,
587-2336; Schenectady County, 346-2266; Rensselaer County,
Abuse Counseling Equinox, 434-6135.
Prevention The Samaritans, 689-4673.
Services to Families in Violence 374-3394.
Hudson Planned Parenthood
Appointment line for all centers: 434-5678.
Albany 259 Lark St., 434-2182.
Hudson 190 Fairview Ave., 828-4674.
Latham Shaker Center, Route 155 West, 785-1146.
Troy 200 Broadway, 274-5640.
Parenthood Health Services
Clifton Park 1673 Route 9, 383-1783.
Saratoga Springs 188 Church St., 584-0041.
Schenectady 414 Union St., 374-5353.
brief list below provides info for those inclined to get involved
in the community and social change.
Council/Project H.O.P.E. 927 Broadway Albany, 434-4686.
A nonprofit community service offering facts and advice on
safe sex and HIV/AIDS prevention and testing.
District Center for Independence 855 Central Ave., Albany,
459-6422. A nonprofit organization that provides services
for the disabled.
for Law and Justice 524 Broadway, Albany, 427-8361. Advocates
for poor communities on issues of police brutality and racism.
Advocates 353 Hamilton St., Albany, 462-5526. Environmental-action
and Lesbian Community Center 332 Hudson Ave., Albany,
462-6138. A community center for the gay and lesbian community
in the Capital Region, and a clearinghouse for information
about events sponsored by the Capital District Gay and Lesbian
Community Council and other groups.
Action Committee 426-0554. Providers of food, clothing
and advocacy for Albany’s homeless.
Action Network of New York State 94 Central Ave., Albany,
434-7371. Lobbying and research on a range of hunger issues.
York Public Interest Research Group 107 Washington Ave.,
Albany, 436-0876. Works on a range of public-interest issues,
including the environment, good government, campaign-finance
reform and consumer advocacy.
Justice Center 33 Central Ave., Albany, 434-4037. Umbrella
organization of 20 peace and justice groups working on state
and local social issues.
Tenants of Albany 33 Clinton Ave., Albany, 436-8997. Direct
service and advocacy on tenants’ rights and community investment.
Women’s Building 79-81 Central Ave., Albany, 465-1597.
The place to go for information on feminist support, study
and action groups.
International Airport Call airlines individually if you need
specific information. General information: 242-2299.
Trailways Bus Lines 34 Hamilton St., Albany, 436-9651;
22 State St., Schenectady, 346-3415; 133 S. Broadway, Saratoga
Capital District Transit Authority For bus information
for the Albany-Troy-Saratoga area, call 482-8822; for Schenectady,
Greyhound Bus Lines 34 Hamilton St., Albany, 434-8095;
22 State St., Schenectady, 346-6113. For fare and schedule
information, call (800) 229-9424.
525 East St., Rensselaer, 462-5763; 332 Erie Blvd., Schenectady,
346-8651; West Avenue and Station Lane, Saratoga Springs,
587-8354. For reservations and information, call (800) 872-7245.
Yellow Cab runs 24 hours a day throughout the area; 434-2222.
Amtrak Yellow Cab, Rensselaer, 433-0300.
Black & White Cab System, Troy, 272-6961. Free
phones all over town for calling this company; look for signs.
Buzzy’s Taxi, Albany, 433-8888.
Capitaland Taxi runs 24 hours a day throughout the
area; Albany: 453-8888; Colonie/Guilderland/Latham: 456-8294;
Schenectady: 372-7777; Troy: 273-6666.
Colonie Checker Cab, runs 24 hours a day throughout
the area; 456-8800.
Duffy’s Taxi, Albany, 433-8400.
Green and White Taxi, Albany, 455-8888.
OK Taxi, Albany, 482-5555.
Saratoga Central Dispatch 24-hour service. 584-2700.
Yankee Doodle Taxi runs 24 hours a day in Albany and
southern Rensselaer County; 465-8188.
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