The Collaboratory

Your community's health resource

serving albany's south end residents

The residents of Albany's South End need assistance with health issues. Professional health care staff and students working at The Collaboratory are here to help you and your family. All services provided at the Collaboratory are free.

Learn more about when to take your prescription medication(s) and how much to take each time. Find out your blood pressure reading. We can also help you to understand your health insurance options and provide food assistance for you and your family.

Call us at (518) 487-4117 to schedule your appointment. We also accept walk-ins, Monday-Friday, from 9 am - 5 pm.

children eating breakfast in the collaboratory
Improving Community Health & Wellness
The mission of The Collaboratory is to leverage the talents of ACPHS students, faculty members, and partner organizations to help narrow health disparities in the South End, located 2 miles from the College's Albany campus.

Our team of health care professionals includes pharmacists, educators and current ACPHS students enrolled in the B.S. in Public Health program. Our goal is to leverage this new model of care to improve the health of our local community.
students assisting collaboratory visitors
Programs & Services
The Collaboratory provides a range of services including:

- Food Assistance
- Health Insurance Navigation
- Health Literacy
- HIV Compliance/Adherence Monitoring
- Housing and Shelter
- Medication Reviews
- Individual and Family Support
- Women's Health Resources
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Community Meeting Space
Local community organizations including AVillage, South End Community Collaborative, and BirthNet have all used The Collaboratory to hold meetings.

The space is also used to host educational and cultural events of benefit to the South End community.

Interested in hosting your event here? Call (518) 487-4117 or e-mail collaboratory@acphs.edu for more information.