The Alternative Living Group, Inc. provides after-School Respite services to individuals currently residing in Schenectady and Rensselaer Counties, the after-school Respite Service is a Medicaid funded program offered through New York States Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. (OPWDD) Home and Community Based Services Waiver. The service is provided to OPWDD eligible individuals with developmental disabilities that are of school age and currently reside at home.
The Family Support Department currently has after-school programs in both the Schenectady City School District and the Hoosick Falls Central School District. All after-school programs follow the school district calendar and provide care to students with developmental disabilities. The programs typically run from the end of the school day to 6pm. Each program offers the students opportunity to participate in various physical education activities, arts and crafts, as well as several field trips throughout the year. For more information please contact the Family Support Department at (518) 374-0053.