Family Support Services

Family Support Services (FSS) assist parents, families and caregivers in providing care for their loved ones with developmental disabilities who live full-time in their family home. We provide FSS in the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington.


To give caregivers a helping hand, Family Support Services provide a range of services including: 

  • Respite
  • Recreation
  • Camp
  • After-School Programs
  • Sibling Services
  • Support Groups
  • Service Coordination
  • Advocacy and Counseling
  • Training and Supports 
  • Family Reimbursement for Purchases of Goods and Services

We can help navigate a person’s first step toward receiving the services they want and need. Eligibility funding options, availability of services, and coordination of services can all be discussed with our Intake Coordinator at 518-738-0020 extension 3717. 

For more information on Family Support Services: services@cfdsny.org or 518-437-5600.