Local Organizations

Alpha Pregnancy Care Center


518 Clinton Ave. – Albany, NY – 12206
Phone: 518-462-2188
Fax: 518-462-2895
Website: http://www.alphacare.org/

The Alpha Pregnancy Care Center seeks to be a refuge where those dealing with pregnancy and parenting issues can find unconditional love, acceptance and truthful counsel, reflecting God’s great love and respect for each individual. The Center provides prenatal classes for expectant mothers (and fathers) as well as classes focusing on health, safety, nutrition, relationships and parenting. Weekly Bible studies for women are also available. All of Alpha Pregnancy Care Center’s services are free and confidential.

Gideons International


P.O. Box 140800 – Nashville, TN – 37214
Website: www.Gideons.org

Gideons International, founded in 1899, is an interdenominational association of Christian business and professional men who are members of Protestant/evangelical churches. Members are dedicated to saving the lost through personal witnessing and the distribution of God’s Word. They are active in more than 180 countries around the world. One area of focus familiar to many is the Gideons emphasis on distributing Bibles and New Testaments through the hospitality industry and to the armed forces.

Camp Pinnacle


621 Pinnacle Road – Voorheesville, NY – 12186
Phone: 518-872-9100
Fax: 518-872-0036
Website: http://www.camppinnacle.org/

Camp Pinnacle has been in the business of presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ, “as the only means of salvation by grace through faith alone,” to youth and adults since 1898. Camp Pinnacle is best known for its summer programs for boys and girls, but it is also open year-round as a retreat and conference center. The camp is located 880 acres high in the Helderberg (Dutch meaning “clear view”) Mountains featuring three separate campuses, sleeping accommodations for over 300 and great buffet-style food.

Koinonia Primary Care


553 Clinton Ave. – Albany, NY – 12206
Phone: 518-689-0282
Email: info@drbobcares.org
Website: http://www.drbobcares.org/

Koinonia Primary Care is a medical practice in Albany, New York, dedicated to providing comprehensive primary care and mental health care, in the spirit of the ministry of Jesus Christ, to a population that is underserved and underinsured. Koinonia is located in West Hill/Arbor Hill in the heart of inner-city Albany. Each patient is treated with the dignity and respect that recognizes their value as a unique and special creation.

Capital City Rescue Mission

259 South Pearl Street – Albany, NY – 12202
Phone: 518-462-0459
Fax: 518-462-0489
Website: http://www.capitalcityrescuemission.com/
Founded in 1949, the Capital City Rescue Mission is dedicated to proclaiming the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ to the homeless and needy of the capital region. Providing for the whole person, body, mind and spirit, the goal is to return mature, productive, Christ-honoring citizens back into society. Presently, over 175 men are sheltered each night and over 500 meals are served every day. In 2003, the New Faith Family Center was opened, offering a residential program designed specifically for women and their children.

Youth For Christ

293 Troy-Schenectady Road – Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 783-5332
Fax: (518) 783-5094
Websites: www.cdyfc.org, www.theedgehalfmoon.com
Since 1944, Youth for Christ has been striving to see that every young person, in every nation, makes an informed decision for Christ and then becomes part of a local church. The challenge is to meet kids where they are through a variety of functions that are fun, yet biblically based.
Some of the better known Youth for Christ programs include the Excel Conference for high school students and their leaders, a Teen Parents program and the Shiloh’s Edge Wilderness Adventures program.