Equinox 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.
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
OTHER SITE LOCATIONS:: 102 Hackett Boulevard Albany, NY 12209 518-434-6135; 188 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Call 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.
Call for details
24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline 518-432-7865
English and Spanish
Any victim of domestic violence age 16+ who is at risk of further abuse, whether physical, mental or emotional.
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees
Residents must agree to apply for emergency public assistance to fund their stay. Further payment is generally not necessary
24-hour access and services
Physical Site Address 1
500 Central Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip
Albany, NY 12206
518-432-7865 Domestic Violence Hotline
518-465-9524 Service/Intake: Equinox House for Youth; 518-434-0131 Service/Intake: Thanksgiving Day Hotline