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Franklin Community Center

“We Are Making A Difference”—Serving Less-Fortunate Individuals and Families, In and Around Saratoga, for Over 30 Years!

Franklin Community Center, is a non-profit human service agency located at 10 Franklin Street in Saratoga Springs, New York.  Our unique, grass-roots and non-bureaucratic approach has been empowering others in our area for over three decades by offering advocacy, basic necessities and services in an effort to promote healthy lifestyles and positive changes.

What’s Happening??    

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:  Our office and programs follow the Saratoga Springs City School District weather policy. When the SSCSD has a 2-hour delay our programs operate on a 2-hour delay (Office opens at 11:00 am) & when school is closed our programs are closed.  Click here for further Food Pantry information / click here for further Free Store information.

NEW FOOD PANTRY HOURS – EFFECTIVE 11/1/2019:  Beginning in November, the food pantry hours will  be: Monday 2pm – 7pm, Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 am – 11: 30 am & 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm (closed 11:30- 12:30).  Donations are accepted during Food Pantry hours, in our drop box (located inside gate off Franklin Street) or by arranging with Julie (julie@franklincommunitycenter.org).

FOOD PANTRY NEEDS/WISH LIST:  Items needed (listed in order of need) fresh meat, canned tuna/chicken, milk, eggs, cheese, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, hearty soups & stews, cereal/oatmeal, beans dry and canned, pork n’ beans… View full list  >

PROJECT LIFT UNIVERSITY 2019: Was a HUGE success and raised $42,000 to support Project Lift!  Click here to learn more…






ATTENTION:  We are looking looking for local businesses to conduct monthly food drives.  If you are interested please email Julie – Julie@franklincommunitycenter.org

Looking to donate your gently-used, in-season clothing but can’t make our donation day on Tuesdays?  On the first Saturday of each month, all Cudney’s locations in Saratoga and Wilton will feature bins where they will accept clothing on the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  So, if weekday drop-offs don’t work for you, mark your calendars for the first Saturday of the month, and FCC and Cudney’s will make sure your items get to our “free store” at 101 Washington Street, which is open to the public for “shopping” weekly.  Keep it local!  Click here for a list of locations. 

Need assistance? Looking to give a donation or volunteer?

Contact Franklin Community Center today at (518) 587-9826 or info@franklincommunitycenter.org. We look forward to hearing from you!