About Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services, a not-for-profit agency of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, was established in 1984. We provide services and supports to children and adults who have developmental disabilities residing within eleven counties including Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Columbia and Greene.

We strive to provide individuals who have developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries with opportunities and supports to learn the skills and develop the confidence needed to live their lives as independently as possible within the community of their choice. We pledge to maintain the highest level of excellence and sensitivity in all that we do to provide dignified, caring, and professional services that assist the people we support to maximize their potential in every area of life, regardless of their age or the nature of their disabilities.

Our values-based approach incorporates, at its core, communication, dignity, excellence, independence, integrity, leadership, responsiveness, and safety. These values are woven into all that we do and are, without question, the key to our overall success.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors President: Mr. Paul Collins, Esq.
Vice-President: Mr. Gary O'Brien, D.Min
Treasurer:Mr. Joe Viscuso
Secretary:Ms. Karen Chapman

Additional Board Members

  • Mr. John Rajter
  • Ms. Christine Barton
  • Ms. Cynthia Calautti
  • Ms. Mary Marro-Giroux
  • Mr. Matt Lindemann
  • Mr. Michael O'Brian
  • Mr. Jason Parrish

Quality Assurance

Need help to resolve a problem?
Not satisfied with our services?
We want your feedback.

Please contact Robert Boehlert, Director of Quality Assurance, at (518) 783-1111 ext. 1238 or email robertb@ccdservices.org

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Ethics Help Line

If you want to report any situation that you think represents a concern within the agency, please call our toll free Corporate Compliance Ethics Help Line at 1-866-662-1875 or on the web at: Ethics Help Line

HIPAA Privacy Policies

We are committed to protecting the privacy of information we gather about you while providing health-related services. Take a minute to review our HIPAA Privacy Practices.

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