Bethlehem Senior Services will have coupon booklets of approximately available free if you are eligible for one of the following programs: If you are interested in receiving coupon booklets, please call 518-439-4955, ext. Food stamps can increase the amount of money you have available to purchase food each month. Bethlehem Senior Services Outreach workers will be happy to assist you with applications and/or an appointment to see a Department of Social Services worker at the Town Hall on the second Monday of the month.
The duties of the Detectives/Family Services Division includes the investigation of all major offenses and unattended deaths.
They conduct extensive background investigations of applicants for employment and are responsible for the security, storage, accountability and disposition of all evidence and property coming in to the possession of the police department.
All officers assigned to Family Services are state certified juvenile officers and members of the New York State Police Juvenile Officers Association.
They work closely with Albany County Family Court, the Albany County Attorney, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, state and local child and adult protective agencies and a variety of other social agencies.
The Bethlehem Archeology Group headed by Floyd Brewer, Field Director, conducted a two-year dig here from 2000-2001.
A large find of artifacts and research documented the age of the home and revealed much of early Dutch life. The Bethlehem Food Pantry (no age restrictions) is available to Town of Bethlehem residents by appointment for emergency or temporary food needs only.The Bethlehem Food Pantry is located at the Town Hall, 445 Delaware Avenue.Artifacts can be seen at the Bethlehem Historical Association Museum.The Senior Services Department provides information and referrals to services and programs for independently living residents of Bethlehem, age 60 and older. An "independently living resident" of the town is a person who lives in a home or apartment in the Town of Bethlehem and does reside in an adult care facility, retirement community, skilled nursing facility or rehabilitation facility. To participate in any programs or to volunteer, an Emergency Client Information Form must be completed.It is run through Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc., with help from Bethlehem Senior Services Outreach workers, and is kept stocked through the generosity of individuals and groups within the community. Non-perishable, non-expired items may be donated at Town Hall (outside the Senior Services Department door), Bethlehem Public Library and the Bethlehem Area YMCA.