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Programs that provide a temporary or transitional place to stay for newcomers, people who are in crisis, or homeless individuals in the community.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Disaster Assistance ServicesThe 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.AlbanyDISASTER RELIEF POINTS OF DISTRIBUTION (PODS)AMERICAN RED CROSS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
Disaster Assistance ServicesProvides 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.ClintonDISASTER SERVICESAMERICAN RED CROSS-NORTH COUNTRY
Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides assistance to local residents during an emergency situation or disasters with temporary shelter, food and other basic needs.ClintonEMERGENCY AND DISASTER ASSISTANCESALVATION ARMY PLATTSBURGH CORPS
Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides 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.ColumbiaTEMPORARY ASSISTANCECOLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides 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. GreeneTEMPORARY ASSISTANCEGREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides 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.MontgomeryTEMPORARY ASSISTANCEMONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Emergency Assistance ServicesTemporary 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.SchoharieTEMPORARY ASSISTANCESCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Emergency Assistance ServicesThe 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).WashingtonTEMPORARY ASSISTANCEWASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Emergency ShelterEmergency shelter for homeless adults and families (8-beds). Case management services provided, seasonal (November -March) SRO units for homeless adults - permanent housing.AlbanyDANIELLE'S HOUSE EMERGENCY SHELTER AND HOUSINGINTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS
Emergency ShelterProvides emergency shelter as a last resort to those who have already been declined by DSS.WarrenEMERGENCY SHELTERSALVATION ARMY - GLENS FALLS
Emergency ShelterSeasonal emergency shelter for homeless adults, mid-November through March. Walk-ins only (45 beds)AlbanySAFE HAVEN SHELTERINTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesTemporary 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.WarrenTEMPORARY ASSISTANCEWARREN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Homeless ServicesInterfaith 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.AlbanyALBANY EMERGENCY SHELTERINTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS
Homeless ServicesFulton County Department of Social Services does not provide temporary housing for the homeless. However, help can be arranged on a case by case basis.FultonEMERGENCY HOMELESS SHELTERSFULTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Homeless ServicesPrevention of homelessness by providing help to secure temporary and permanent housing including immediate shelter in emergency situations.SaratogaEMERGENCY SHELTER ASSISTANCESARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Homeless ServicesThe 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.SchenectadyHOMELESS SHELTERS AND TRANSITION HOUSINGSCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Homeless ServicesEmergency 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.AlbanySISTER MAVIS JEWELL MEDICAL RESPITEINTERFAITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS
Information/Referral ServicesHomeless & 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. Albany24-HOUR HOMELESS EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM (24-HESP)HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)
Law Enforcement ServicesThe Greene county sheriff's office provides police and emergency services.GreeneCOUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEGREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
PAX CHRISTI HOSPITALITY CENTERProvides 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.SuffolkPAX CHRISTI HOSPITALITY CENTERHOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES

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