note: For emergencies in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and
Saratoga counties, dial911. The numbers listed below are for
and Police Departments
Fire Department 438-4000.
Fire Department 382-5141.
Fire Department 270-4471.
Springs Police 584-1800.
York State Police 783-3211.
Medical Center 45 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 262-3131.
Memorial Hospital Northern Boulevard and Shaker Road,
Hospital 1101 Nott St., Schenectady, 243-4121.
Clare’s Hospital 600 McClellan St., Schenectady, 382-2222.
Peter’s Hospital 315 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, 525-1315.
Hospital 2215 Burdett Ave., Troy, 271-3424.
Hospital 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs, 583-8313.
Health Center 1300 Massachusetts Ave., Troy, 268-5697.
Care 363 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 439-9911.
Stop Medical Care 1971 Western Ave., Guilderland, 452-2597.
M. Young Jr. Health Center 900 Lark Drive, Albany, 465-4771.
Council 445-AIDS, 445-2437.
Center Albany, 449-7119; Schenectady, 374-0848; Troy,
270-9170. Area community/drop-in centers offering support
and activities for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Domestic Violence Shelter Equinox, 432-7865.
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 Samaritans, 689-4673.
Services to Families in Violence 374-3394.
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood
line for all centers: 434-5678.
259 Lark St., 434-5678.
190 Fairview Ave., 828-4675.
Shaker Center, Route 155 West, 785-1146.
200 Broadway, 274-5640.
Parenthood Health Services
Park 1673 Route 9, 383-1783.
Springs 188 Church St., 584-0041.
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., Suite
110, 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, racism
and social justice issues.
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 393 N. Pearl St., 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 10 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, affordable housing
and community investment.
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.
District Transit Authority For bus information, 482-8822;
for STAR information, 482-2022.
Bus Lines 34 Hamilton St., Albany, 434-8461; 22 State
St., Schenectady, 346-6113; 133 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs,
583-7490. For fare and schedule information, call (800) 229-9424.
Transportation 456 N. Pearl St., Albany, 459-6123. A full-service
limo company featuring a stretch Excursion that will boggle
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 869-2258, 869-2259.
Yellow Cab runs 24 hours a day throughout the area; 434-2222.
Yellow Cab, Rensselaer, 433-0300.
& White Cab System, Troy, 272-6961. Free phones all
over town for calling this company; look for signs.
Taxi, Albany, 433-8888.
Taxi runs 24 hours a day throughout the area; Albany:
453-8888; Colonie/Guilderland/ Latham: 456-8294; Schenectady:
372-7777; Troy: 273-6666.
Checker Cab, runs 24 hours a day throughout the area;
Taxi, Albany, 433-8400.
and White Taxi, Albany, 455-8888.
Taxi, Albany, 482-5555.
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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