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Staff Contacts

All staff contact phone numbers and email addresses listed below

​Residential Programs

  • Albany

  • Queensbury

  • Troy


Residential Admissions
Residential Admissions Team:        Ph:  518-407-0565, ext 132
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DSS Coordinator
Clarence Rivers                        Ph:  518-434-8083, ext 313

Outpatient Admissions       
Scheduling                              Ph:  518-434-2367, ext 110

Peer Outreach and Engagement (Warren/Washington Counties)
Shasten Belden, Peer Outreach    Ph:  518-917-2930         


Men's Residential

Ph:  518-434-8083

Fax: 518-434-2523

Kate Maloney

Heather Grossman

Ron Otwori

Dr. Kabir

Jackie Federici

Nina Saponara

Michael Barbarulo

Belinda Peters

Lisa Rush

Outpatient Clinic Director

Administrative Assistant

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Medical Director

Registered Nurse

Mental Health Counselor

Addictions Counselor

Addictions Counselor

Intake Coordinator

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Ph:  518-465-5470

Fax: 518-427-0854

Keith Stack, Executive Director                       

KarenO'Brien,  Director of Operations            

Erica Beaudet, Director of Quality Assurance    

Carly Padula, Director of Human Resources

​Danielle Ruscio, Finance Advisor

Tammy DuBray, Staff Accountant                

Nicole Triblet, HR Generalist

Antionette Hoffman, Billing Assistant

Nancy Klein, Accounts Payable Clerk

Dan Finke, Facilities Manager



Ph:  518-434-2367

Dr. Kabir, Medical Director

Kate Maloney, Outpatient Clinic Director

Fred Sumner, Director of Community Supports

Nadine Young, Administrative Assistant

Ron Otwori, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jackie Federici, Registered Nurse

Kevin Brown, Peer Services Coordinator

Julian Perry, Outpatient Clinic Coordinator

Fax: 518-434-2372

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sidential Programs

Ph: 518-407-0565

Fax: 518-463-1880

Kelly Fahrenkopf, Director of Residential Programs  Amber Allen, Assistant Residential Director

LaMar Romeo, Men's Residence Program Manager- Albany PH: (518) 434-8083

Susan Dziuba, Women's Residence Program  Manager- Albany PH: (518) 407-0556

Jessica Covell, Men's Residence Program  Manager- Queensbury PH: (518) 407-0563

Meghan Lynch, Women's Residence Program  Manager- Queensbury PH: (518) 407-0564

Belinda Peters, Men's Residence Program  Manager- Troy PH: (518) 407-0562

Carolle Yando, VISTA House Residence Program Manager PH: (518) 269-3494

Aaron Siegel, Reintegration Program Manager PH: (518) 419-0674

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Residential Programs
Family Support Services

Family Support Services

Ph:  518-465-5829

Dan McLarney, Senior Family Navigator
​Barb Biechman, Family Navigator
Leslie McLaughlin, Family Navigator/CRPA
Dan McAlonen, Family Navigator/CRPA

Fax: 518-434-2372

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Prevention Services

Prevention Services

Ph:  518-465-5829

Jennifer Vitkus, Director Community Education  Roland Riggins, Prevention Coordinator

Barb Biechman, Prevention Educator 

Fax: 518-449-4876

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Professional Development

Ph:  518-434-2367

Michael Barbarulo, Director of Training

Fax: 518-434-2372

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Professional Develoment

24 Hour Emergency Hotlines & Resources

Addiction Helpline                                                     1-877-235-0400

Albany County Crime Victims & Sexual Assault Hotline      (518) 447-7716

Albany County Crisis Services                                      (518) 549-6500

National Institute on Drug Abuse:                                  1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                               1-800-273 TALK (8255)

New York Project Hope Emotional Support Helpline         1-844-863-9314

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline                     1-800-942-6906

Rensselaer County Recovery Helpline                            1-833-HOPE-123 or 1-833-467-3123

SAMHSA’s National Helpline                                      1-800-622-HELP (4357)

These calls are anonymous and confidential.

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