Albany County
PH (518) 512-3577 | FX (518) 621-7845
Tri-County Services Administrative Office, P.O. Box 28, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Albany County Shelter & Low Income Housing

Shelter & Low Income Housing

    43 North Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183 | Fax: 518-435-1327 |

    Provides emergency and low-cost housing and supportive services for individuals and families struggling with homelessness. The Catholic Charities Housing Office is committed to providing equal housing opportunities.

    Emergency shelters for homeless men and women; offer meals and a safe, confidential environment that helps individuals make a transition to permanent housing. Also offers transitional housing for women recovering from mental illness to give them additional time to stabilize and find permanent housing. Victims of human trafficking and refugees resettled in the U.S. are assisted with case management, emergency housing, clothing, food, access to emergency medical treatment legal assistance and transportation.

    For individuals seeking emergency shelter information, please see the Albany County Department of Social Services office or contact the Homeless and Traveler's Aid Society at (518) 463-2124.


    If you are in need of low-income housing in Albany County, please contact the Housing office at 518-459-0183 to begin the intake process

    Family Apartment Program
    Contact: Catholic Charities Housing Office
    43 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183
    Fax: 518-435-1327
    Over 20 scattered-site apartments offering permanent, low-cost housing, assessment of needs, information and referral for services, and case management for homeless families. Equal Housing Opportunities.

    Single Room Occupancy (SROs) Residences
    SRO (Single Room Occupancy) residences offer permanent housing for persons who are homeless and in need of low-cost housing with supportive services. Services include case management, meal programs and information and referral. Open to both men and women.


    DePaul Residence
    504 Central Ave.
    Albany NY 12206
    Phone: 518-482-3248
    Fax: 518-482-0826
    Contact: Shyron Sanford

    DePaul Residence Too
    35 North Main Ave.
    Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-482-3248
    Fax: 518-482-0826
    Contact: Shyron Sanford

    Waldorf Residence
    29 Maiden La.
    Albany, NY 12207
    Phone: 518-465-2612
    Fax: 518-465-2614
    Contact: Don Arnold