797 Broadway, Suite 304 Schenectady, NY 12305  ♦  (518) 386-2218  (518) 386-2212 (fax)
Darin Samaha,  Director of Community Services


Welcome to the Office of Community Services website. Please take this opportunity to explore the links and information provided to see if they help meet your needs, or contact the office directly.

The Office of Community Services plans, oversees and coordinates services for individuals and families with mental illness, substance abuse disorders and developmental disabilities who reside in Schenectady County.  It is our mission to ensure that persons with mental illness, substance and alcohol problems and developmental disabilities are provided a full range of services that promote stabilization, rehabilitation and recovery for the purpose of enhancing or improving their lives.

In addition to our role in assisting citizens with mental health, substance abuse disorders and developmental disabilities, the Office of Community Services assists the County in responding to emergency situations and natural disasters, supporting and promoting the psychological health and well-being of the community.

Community Services Handout

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