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

Shelter & Low Income Housing

Shelter & Low Income Housing
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES HOUSING OFFICE


    41 North Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183 | Fax: 518-459-0202 | www.cchoalbany.org/

    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 SERVICES:
    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.

    If you are homeless and in need of shelter in Albany County, please contact your County DSS Office (M-F between 9:00am and 4:00pm) to begin the intake process for the Catholic Charities shelters 

    Albany County DSS
    162 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210-2304
    Phone: (518) 447-7732

    For emergency shelter after-hours please contact  HATAS (Homeless and Traveler's Aid Society) (518) 463-2124 and (866) 201-7399 

    Mercy House (For Women)
    2 St. Joseph's Terrace. Albany, NY 12210
    Phone: 518-434-3531 
    Fax: 518-426-1276 
    Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey

    St. Charles Lwanga Center (For Men)
    115 Grand St. Albany, NY 12202
    Phone: 518-465-4973 
    Fax: 518-449-3348 
    Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey

     


    LOW INCOME HOUSING OPTIONS

    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
    41 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203
    Phone: 518-459-0183
    Fax: 518-459-0202
    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.

     SRO LOCATIONS

    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