NY Connects, Columbia County is a trusted resource in our community that provides the free information and assistance you need to make informed decisions about long term care.

For more info

For Columbia County information call: 518-828-CARE (2273) or toll-free outside Hudson: 1-877-260-9244 or contact via e-mail.To search for available services by county, please use the NYConnects Search Tool.NY Connects

What is Long Term Care:

Long term care can include many services that will help people of all ages remain independent in their daily lives. When people need long term care, finding the right services to help can be very confusing.

Who is NY Connects for:

  • A child or an adult with a disability
  • An older adult
  • Family members
  • Friends or neighbors
  • Helping professionals

What NY Connects can help you find:

  • Home delivered meals
  • Transportation
  • Respite care
  • Home care
  • Counseling and support
  • Residential housing options and supports
  • More…

For Columbia County information call: 518-828-CARE (2273)
or toll-free outside Hudson: 1-877-260-9244 or contact via e-mail: rcole@columbiahealthnet.org

NY Connects, Columbia County is a “one stop shopping” single point of entry system coordinated by the Healthcare Consortium for the following:

NY Connects, Columbia County provides information on services currently available, such as home care, personal care, transportation, home delivered meals, therapy visits, respite and palliative care, counseling and support, housing options, and more.

NY Connects, Columbia County provides referrals to agencies that may help in the care of your loved one. The NY Connects staff can assist with these referrals, avoiding duplication of efforts and repetitive information.

NY Connects, Columbia County provides assistance in obtaining services. The program does not provide direct services or financial support beyond an initial general assessment of needs to determine appropriate referrals.

Meet the NY Connects Program Staff