John's/St. Ann's Outreach Center
Serving Albany's South End Since 1976 88
Fourth Avenue, Albany,
New York 12202-1922
St. John’s/St. Ann’s Outreach Center
has provided our neighbors in the South End with emergency supplemental
food and various other essential services for over 40 years. The
in a former firehouse, is an outreach ministry
of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany.
Why does the South End need St.
John’s/St. Anne’s Outreach Center?
Almost half of the households in Albany’s South End with children under
the age of 18 live at or below the Federal Poverty Level. Ten percent
of the residents are 65 years or older and 70% of this group are
grandparents who are responsible for grandchildren 18 years or younger.
Approximately 35% of the population in the South End between the ages
of 21 and 64 are disabled which prevents them from obtaining