11 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Circles of Mercy is a out-reach center for those low-income individuals and families in need sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, with a particular focus on women and women with children. Circles provides the following programs and services: mentoring, computer training, women’s support group, self enhancement, assistance with resume prep and job seeking skills, social service issues, advocacy and referrals, free income tax preparation, holiday programs and also operates Catherine's Closet a thrift shop for clothing and household goods.
Children & Youth, Hunger & Poverty, Women, Other