Employee Resource Page

The following information was collected as a resources to current, furloughed or former staff members of the Capital District YMCA. Please use the information as needed and contact us if you have any questions or need further assistance.

Department of Labor Information

We want to help make this process as easy and stress free as possible. Below are a list of helpful links regarding unemployment.


Step-by-Step Instructions on How to File and Unemployment Claim

Online Services to File the Claim

Before You Apply for Unemployment (FAQs)

Unemployment Claim Handbook for Employees: Everything You Need to Know

YMCA Retirement Information

Below are links to help manage your retirement fund.


Retirement FAQs

Information on Loans

Information on Hardship Withdrawls

Information for Employees Considering Retirement

A Message on the Coronavirus

Contact Information

Phone: 800-RET-YMCA (800-738-9622)

Email: info@ymcaret.org

MVP Healthcare

Your health is important to us. Below are the links to access your healthcare and benefits.


COVID-19 Information

Virtual ERNOW Website: Skip the ER

Myvisitnow with a Teledoctor

COBRA Healthcare

Consumer Frequently Asked Questions



FAQs and Information on COVID-19

Davis Vision




Phone: 518-495-4144

Employee Assistance Program

YMCA health plans offer comprehensive coverage for both physical and mental health care. In addition, all employees are invited to contact the Employee Assistance Program at 800-511-3920 for help with feelings of stress or anxiety about these events. Professional counselors/clinicians are available at no cost through this program. The YMCA fully supports and encourages self-care in these stressful times.

Mental Health Support Hotline

If you’re feeling stress, anxiety, or depression, call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline at 1-844-863-9314. Learn more by visiting their website.

CDC Recommendations

Preventing The Spread of COVID-19 

When & How to do Proper Handwashing

Steps To Take When You Are Sick

Companies Hiring Furloughed Staff

View Job Listings

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