Counseling Includes:

Individual and confidential counseling by trained volunteer peer counselors. Confidential consultation provides information on a person’s options, including factual information regarding abortion, adoption and how to parent an unexpected child.

Our peer counselors will work one on one with clients who need support through a difficult pregnancy.

Pregnancy Counseling
Free Pregnancy Test and Ultra Sound Referrals
Albany Area Call 518-462-2188
Schenectady Area Call 518-688-2677
Cohoes Area Call 518-279-7673
Amsterdam Area Call 518-842-5025

Free factual information regarding all aspects of:

  • Pregnancy
  • Adoption
  • Parenting
  • Abortion
ultrasound
Weekly Parenting Classes are taught by RNs, Paramedics, Physical Therapists, Lactation Educators, the Local Fire Department or other trained individuals.

Our purpose is to provide clients with practical, hands-on education, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to complete a healthy pregnancy, have a positive labor experience, and provide their new family member with excellent care.

Parenting classes include:

  • Labor and Delivery
  • Child Development
  • Lactation
  • Home safety/Child CPR
  • Maintaining healthy relationships and many more helpful topics
  • Parenting classes are being offered

Albany Class Schedule
Please call (518) 462-2188 or email tracym@alphacare.org for more information.

Amsterdam Class Schedule
Please call (518) 842-5025 or email angela@alphacare.org for more information. 

Cohoes Class Schedule
Please call (518) 462-2188 or email gwenn@alphacare.org for more information.

Schenectady Class Schedule
Please call (518) 688-2677 or email audrey@alphacare.org for more information. (parents and expectant fathers are welcome)

Attendance at Parenting Classes, support groups, or peer counseling all help the new moms and dads earn Mommy/Daddy Dollars to spend in our Stork Room.

Parenting
Donations accepted Some pickup and delivery available.

Clients are able to earn Mommy/Daddy Dollars for purchasing maternity clothes, baby furniture and clothing, and other supplies.

Attendance at parenting classes, support groups,or peer counseling, all help the new Moms and Dads earn Mommy/Daddy Dollar credits to spend in our Stork Room Store.

Excellent medical referrals,information regarding community resources and support systems like churches, parenting programs, and other groups committed to helping people in unplanned pregnancies.

Albany: Call Tracy  at 518-462-2188
Amsterdam: Call Angela at 518-842-5025
Cohoes: Call Gwen at 518-279-7373
Schenectady: Call Audrey 518-688-2677