Albany County Probation Department
The mission of the Albany County Probation Department is to ensure the safety of Albany County residents by supervising all juvenile and adult clients on probation and helping them become responsible productive and law-abiding members of the community.
Albany County Executive’s Office
From the Helderbergs to the shores of the mighty Hudson, Albany County is a unique blend of urban excitement and rural relaxation. It is the ideal place to live, work and raise a family. A trip through our 19 municipalities will impress you. Our villages, towns and cities are beautiful and they play host to the finest in food, lodging, shopping and entertainment. Whether you hike our trails, bike on our paths, visit our parks and museums or fish our streams and brooks, you will find it all here.
Albany County Division of Finance
The Division of Finance is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the County. This includes receipt, custody and investment of public funds; collection of County taxes and maintenance of delinquent tax records; administration of Court and Trust actions; and disbursement of county funds.
Albany County District Attorney's Office
The Office of the Albany County District Attorney is committed to keeping our communities safe. We work closely with many local and state agencies to ensure our citizens are able to get the help they need when they need it.
Albany County Department of Economic Development Conservation and Planning
Their primary mission is to study the planning, economic development, and conservation needs of Albany County; to formulate and/or carry out plans and recommendations which promote sound and coordinated planning of the entire County; to advise the County Executive, County Legislature, and County Planning Board in such matters. They provide support for the Planning Board and, as such, provide information and technical expertise to assist with their review of land use, zoning, and subdivision applications.
Albany County Department of Consumer Affairs
The Department of Consumer Affairs is dedicated to the protection of Albany County consumers and businesses alike. Today's consumer faces a myriad of choices. Whether it's buying a used car, hiring a home improvement contractor, or simply shopping in a supermarket, the prospect of not getting what we pay for is a constant concern. Ensuring that our hard earned dollars are well spent requires we shop responsibly and know our rights as consumers.
Albany County Department for Children, Youth & Families
The Department for Children, Youth and Families was created in 2001 from a vision of a seamless, integrated and coordinated approach to serving the families and children of Albany County. Within the department, there are four principal program areas: Children’s Services, Children with Special Needs, Children’s Mental Health and the Youth Bureau. There is also a host of supportive programs that complement our service delivery system.
Albany County Court of Appeals
The County Court is located in each county outside New York City. It is authorized to handle the prosecution of all crimes committed within the county. It has exclusive authority to handle trials in felony matters and shares authority with the local city, town and village courts to handle trials in misdemeanor cases (offenses punishable by less than one year in prison) and other minor offenses and violations. The County Court also has limited authority to hear civil cases involving monetary awards of $25,000 or less.
Albany County Coroners
The mission of the Albany County Coroner’s Office is to investigate deaths which occur in a non‐medical setting or which are suspicious in nature. The Coroner’s expeditiously investigates and records fatalities and assist survivors who are grieving or experiencing trauma as a result of the death of a loved one.
Albany County Comptroller
The County Comptroller is the people’s watchdog. The office provides oversight and leadership into the financial affairs of Albany County. The Comptroller is the County’s chief financial officer, conducting departmental audits and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of information about the County’s finances. The Comptroller also develops a strategic financial plan for the Legislature and the Executive to ensure the fiscal strength of the County.