We are here to help.
We are committed to serving our consumers and community during this time and always.
We are using this space to make important announcements about CDCI and our community, list much needed resources, and sharing positive messages to keep us going. If you have information which would benefit your neighbors, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
If you have the time, please click the link to complete the survey. We want to make sure you are doing okay during this time.
Do you have food? Do you have income? How about health insurance?
Take a couple of minutes and check-in with yourself and let us know. If you have barriers and need helping overcoming them, enter your contact information in as well and an advocate will reach out. Thank you.
How is CDCI conducting business?
Staff is working remotely until the governor declares non-essential workers can return to work.
We continue to serve our consumers, their families, and businesses in the Capital District. Our hours remain the same, Monday – Friday.
All appointments over the phone or using video conferencing software. All in-person meetings are cancelled until further notice.
We are conducting free workshops and support groups online using Facebook Live, Youtube and other video conferencing services. Please check our event calendar to see what is coming up!
If you would like to set up an appointment, please call us at (518) 459-6422 and leave a voicemail. We will return your call within 48 business hours. You may also email us at email@example.com.
If you would like to access specific COVID-19 information, please click on a category below.
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Here are the What You Need to Know bullet points from the governor's office. Here is the website
for more ...Read More
It's been a difficult couple of months... Like most of us these days things have not been easy. But I've ...Read More
Cherise, CDCI's Heathy Living Coordinator, has put together our first Healthy Living Bulletin. In this edition, she writes on individualizing ...Read More
The $1,200 stimulus checks have started to hit Americans' bank accounts. However, there are some rules which determines if a ...Read More
The Office of Refugee and and Immigrant Assistance has released COVID-19 health education resources in 73 different languages. The resources ...Read More
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How are you doing? If you have the time, please click the link to complete the survey. We want to ...Read More
The Essential Shelf has been opened to anyone who is need of necessity items like shelf-stable food, hygiene products and ...Read More
Stacey Porter, Transition Specialist through the Open Doors Program and employee of CDCI has started a new initiative connecting those ...Read More
You don't have to feel alone. The Office of Mental Health now as a helpline helping those dealing with overwhelming ...Read More
Hello from CDCI. We hope everyone is staying safe out there. We wanted to share a couple of resources about ...Read More
CDCI will be operating remotely with no physical appointments. Staff will have access to their files, emails, and phone ...Read More