Abuse/Violence Support Services


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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceEquinox has a 30-bed confidential emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Residents can stay up to 90 days. While in shelter, they receive case management, counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.
Geographical AreaAlbany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATIONS:: 102 Hackett Boulevard Albany, NY 12209 518-434-6135; 188 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-432-7865: the Equinox Domestic Violence Hotline for information and intake. Complete telephone intake, agree to program requirements. Transportation to the shelter will be arranged. The shelter is at a confidential location, which residents must not disclose.
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful Tips24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline 518-432-7865
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish and Spanish
EligibilityAny victim of domestic violence age 16+ who is at risk of further abuse, whether physical, mental or emotional.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Payment NotesResidents must agree to apply for emergency public assistance to fund their stay. Further payment is generally not necessary
Specific Hours: 24-hour access and services
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 500 Central Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12206
Main Phone 518-435-9931
Hotline Phone 518-432-7865 Domestic Violence Hotline
Other Phone 518-465-9524 Service/Intake: Equinox House for Youth; 518-434-0131 Service/Intake: Thanksgiving Day Hotline
Fax 518-435-9937
Web Address www.equinoxinc.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: EQUINOX
This Service: Abuse/Violence Support Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Domestic Violence Shelters (BH-1800.1500-100)