|Disaster Assistance Services||The American Red Cross oversees Points of Distribution for emergency food, water, temporary shelter, and supplies in times of natural disaster. Offers foreign disaster distribution of emergency items. The Red Cross offers tracing and message services for family members searching for relatives in foreign countries who have been separated due to war, natural disaster, or civil unrest. Additionally, tracing services available for those looking for relatives from the Holocaust.||Albany||DISASTER RELIEF POINTS OF DISTRIBUTION (PODS)||AMERICAN RED CROSS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK|
|Disaster Assistance Services||Provides first response to a disaster or emergency situation where both personal and property damage has occurred, through search and rescue, mass shelters, providing food and water, and more. Also assists companies and organization prepare by public awareness and management organization.||Clinton||DISASTER SERVICES||AMERICAN RED CROSS-NORTH COUNTRY|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides assistance to local residents during an emergency situation or disasters with temporary shelter, food and other basic needs.||Clinton||EMERGENCY AND DISASTER ASSISTANCE||SALVATION ARMY PLATTSBURGH CORPS|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides temporary financial assistance for people in emergency situations, which may include rent payment assistance. This program may be able to assist you if you are unable to work, cannot find a job, or your income does not meet your needs. Temporary Assistance may be able to pay for expenses such as food, clothing, rent/mortgage, heat and utilities.
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.||Columbia||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||COLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides temporary financial assistance for people in emergency situations, which may include rent payment assistance. An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Greene County Sheriff's Office.
||Greene||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||GREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides temporary financial assistance for people in emergency situations, which may include rent payment assistance.
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.||Montgomery||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Temporary Assistance is designed to provide a temporary and time-limited form of cash and/or non-cash assistance to eligible individuals and/or families who have become unable to support themselves.
Emergency Assistance is available to eligible applicants and is designed to meet an individual's or family's immediate need. In many circumstances, this allows the individual or family to continue to function independently of the public systems.
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Schoharie County Department of Social Services (DSS) during business hours or to the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office after hours.||Schoharie||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||SCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||The Temporary Assistance Unit is responsible for evaluating and processing requests for cash assistance, and works closely with all other agency units to ensure that benefits are issued in an appropriate manner. There are five cash assistance programs which vary based on specific categorical criteria: Family Assistance (FA), Emergency Assistance to Families (EAF), Safety Net (SN) Emergency Safety Net (ESN) and Emergency Assistance to Adults (EAA).
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Washington County Department of Social Services (DSS).||Washington||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Shelter||Emergency shelter for homeless adults and families (8-beds). Case management services provided, seasonal (November -March) SRO units for homeless adults - permanent housing.||Albany||DANIELLE'S HOUSE EMERGENCY SHELTER AND HOUSING||INTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS |
|Emergency Shelter||Provides emergency shelter as a last resort to those who have already been declined by DSS.||Warren||EMERGENCY SHELTER||SALVATION ARMY - GLENS FALLS|
|Emergency Shelter||Seasonal emergency shelter for homeless adults, mid-November through March. Walk-ins only (45 beds)||Albany||SAFE HAVEN SHELTER||INTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary support for families with children. Emergency Assistance to Families (EAF) provides onetime emergency assistance to families with children with an immediate need (such as eviction, no heat, utility shutoff etc.). SafetyNet Assistance provides temporary support for individuals, childless couples or families not eligible for TANF.
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Warren County Department of Social Services (DSS) during business hours or to the Sheriff's Office after-hours.||Warren||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||WARREN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Homeless Services||Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless provides emergency shelter for 30 homeless single men and women over the age of 18 with shelter, case management, and the opportunity to become self sufficient.||Albany||ALBANY EMERGENCY SHELTER||INTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS |
|Homeless Services||Fulton County Department of Social Services does not provide temporary housing for the homeless. However, help can be arranged on a case by case basis.||Fulton||EMERGENCY HOMELESS SHELTERS||FULTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) |
|Homeless Services||Prevention of homelessness by providing help to secure temporary and permanent housing including immediate shelter in emergency situations.||Saratoga||EMERGENCY SHELTER ASSISTANCE||SARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Homeless Services||The housing office of the Schenectady County DSS provides temporary shelter to homeless families, singles and childless couples in the county. The process begins with an assessment to determine the circumstances causing the need for Temporary Housing Assistance (THA). Services provided by this agency are: Placement and Payment, Housing Resources Development, Case Management Services, and Support Services.||Schenectady||HOMELESS SHELTERS AND TRANSITION HOUSING||SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Homeless Services||Emergency shelter for adults who are homeless and being discharged from an inpatient hospitalization with ongoing medical needs. Care coordination services focus on connections to health care services and resources to improve overall health stability, shorten hospital stays, decrease emergency department utilization and prevent re-admissions.||Albany||SISTER MAVIS JEWELL MEDICAL RESPITE||INTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS |
|Information/Referral Services||Homeless & Traveler's Aid Society of the Capital District (HATAS) provides a 24-hour Homeless Emergency Services Program (24-HESP) that is the central intake, assessment and referral point for homeless Albany County residents needing shelter. 24-HESP arranges placements in area shelters for homeless families and their children, single adults, and runaway youths.
NOTE: During normal business hours, individuals in need of shelter, contact Department of Social Services, 518-447-7300.
||Albany||24-HOUR HOMELESS EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM (24-HESP)||HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)|
|Law Enforcement Services||The Greene county sheriff's office provides police and emergency services.||Greene||COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE||GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE |
|PAX CHRISTI HOSPITALITY CENTER||Provides a twenty five bed emergency center for men 16 years old and over. Temporary residence offering three components: shelter and food, human needs and services, advocacy and networking. Call for additional information. Showers available from 10:30am-11:30am and after 1pm.||Suffolk||PAX CHRISTI HOSPITALITY CENTER||HOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES|