Residential Services

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services provides residential care in a number of settings throughout the Capital District region.

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services offers a range of community living residential opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. We offer residential and clinical supports and services to individuals in certified residences including Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs) and Residential Alternatives (IRAs) both offering 24-hour support.  For more details on our different residential opportunities and services, please see the menu below.

Questions?

For further information please contact Peter Catal, Director of Residential Services.

For Intake Inquiries Please Contact:

Amanda Ward
Amanda Ward
Intake Coordinator
518-724-1815
  • ICFS

    Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs) are designed for people with specified medical and/or behavioral needs in addition to developmental disabilities. ICFs provide 24 hour support, intensive clinical and direct care services, professionally developed and supervised activities, and a variety of therapies.

    Catholic Charities Disabilities Services currently supports individuals in sixteen certified ICFs and IRAs across the counties of Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer, including four that specialized in supporting individuals diagnosed with Prader-WIlli Syndrome.

  • IRAS

    Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) are certified homes for people with developmental disabilities which provide room, board and individualized protective oversight in the form of staff onsite or proximately available at all times.

    Catholic Charities Disabilities Services currently supports individuals in sixteen certified ICFs and IRAs across the counties of Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer, including four that specialized in supporting individuals diagnosed with Prader-WIlli Syndrome.

  • Contact

    The agency maintains a waiting list for residential services. For information on available residential opportunities or to be added to our waiting list please contact Amanda Ward, Intake Coordinator at (518) 724-1815 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Counties

    Catholic Charities Disabilities Services currently operates fourteen residential programs in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties in the following communities:

    • City of Albany
    • Town of Colonie
    • Village of Loudonville
    • City of Schenectady
    • Town of Niskayuna
    • Town of Clifton Park
    • Town of Brunswick
  • Services

    All of our residential programs offer the following services based on individual need:

    • Comprehensive Staff Training
    • 24 hour / 7 day a week staffing
    • Personal Care
    • Money Management
    • Nutritional Support
    • Nursing Services
      (including 24 hour on-call)
    • Behavioral Supports
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Speech & Language Pathology
    • Transportation
    • Music Therapy
    • Recreation
    • Medication Administration Assistance
    • Dining Assistance