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Local Offices

Whenever necessary, we encourage you to contact a staff member at one of our local offices if you have questions or need any kind of help.

Hospice patients are not actually served in our offices, though. We go to them, whether they’re at home, in a nursing home or a local hospital.

Family members, however, do occasionally come to our offices to take advantage of our special grief and bereavement services.

To get more information, an address, map or directions, please contact the appropriate office listed below.


For general inquiries about Hospice care please call:

(518) 724-0242 or 1-800-678-0711
Community Hospice Administrative Offices
295 Valley View Blvd.
Rensselaer, NY 12144   Map/Directions
(518) 285-8150
Fax: (518) 285-8192 

President and CEO: Ronald F. Watson
Director of Finance: Virginia Arbour
Chief Medical Officer: Paul Heasley, M.D.
Director of Strategic and Organizational Development:  Amy Hochmuth
Director of Marketing and Communications: Rob Puglisi
Director of Development: Steve Manny


Community Hospice of Albany County
445 New Karner Rd.
Albany, NY 12205   Map/Directions
(518) 724-0200
Fax: (518) 724-0299
Regional Director: Karen Berney
Home Care Supervisors: Clinton Simmons
Nursing Home Supervisor: Lori Lange 


Community Hospice of Amsterdam
246 Mannys Corners Rd.
Amsterdam, NY 12010   Map/Directions
(518) 843-5412
Fax: (518) 843-9057
Regional Director: Mary Gay Wood 
 Patient Care Supervisor: Michelle Kumar


Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene
47 Liberty St.
Catskill, NY 12414   Map/Directions
(518) 943-5402
Fax: (518) 943-0776

Regional Director: Carole Heaney
Home Care Supervisor: Beth von den Driesch
Nursing Home Supervisor: Nancy Minshell
Hospital/Inpatient Supervisor: Nancy Minshell


Community Hospice of Rensselaer County
295 Valley View Blvd.
Rensselaer, NY 12144   Map/Directions
(518) 285-8100
Fax: (518) 285-8145
Regional Director: Anne Iannello
Home Care Supervisor: Sherry Margelot
Nursing Home Supervisor: Katie Styczynski 
Hospital/Inpatient Supervisor: Katie Styczynski


Community Hospice of Saratoga
179 Lawrence St.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 581-0800
Fax: (518) 581-9460 
 Regional Director: Alice Benfey
Patient Care Supervisor: Joyce Crawford


Community Hospice of Schenectady
1411 Union St.
Schenectady, NY 12308   Map/Directions
(518) 377-8846
Fax: (518) 377-8868
Regional Director: Mary Gay Wood
Home Care Supervisor: Barbara Shields
Nursing Home Supervisor: Barbara Shields
Hospital/Inpatient Supervisor: Karen Puglisi


Community Hospice Inn
St. Peter’s Hospital
315 S. Manning Blvd.
Albany, NY 12208   Map/Directions
(518) 525-1563
Fax: (518) 525-1936
 Director:  Amy Hochmuth
Patient Care Supervisor: Michele O’Brien