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Women and Children’s

Women and Children
890 Madison Ave
Albany, NY 12208
518 453-8351

The Women and Children’s Program provides a confidential, safe, supportive,substance-free halfway house setting for women ages 18 and up, where they can achieve their individual goals of self-sufficiency and family goals of resiliency.  Our facility is staffed 24 hours a day by compassionate and knowledgeable staff who endeavor to guide and support each resident in achieving their goals.  Services are provided to women who may be pregnant, single or with children.  A mother can bring up to two children under the age of 10, census permitting.

Goals:
Recovery maintenance
Vocational/educational assessment and planning
Employment assessment and planning
Establishing independent living
Parenting skills
Interpersonal growth skill

Issues addressed include:
Relationships
Parenting
Shame and guilt
Codependency
Vocational skills
Daily living skills

Services include:
Life skills training
Nutritional and health education
Money management skills
Support for self-help group participation
Family counseling/education
Medical/dental/mental health referrals
Social/recreational activities
Housing referrals
Follow up aftercare supportive services
Special emphasis is made in the areas of family reunification and legal advocacy