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Individuals and families who have no fixed, regular and adequate residence, who are residing temporarily with relatives or friends or who live on the street, in emergency or transitional shelters, in a hotel or motel paid for with a shelter voucher, in seriously substandard housing or in an abandoned building, place of business, car or other vehicle, or other public or private place that is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for people. Some people who are homeless have issues with substance abuse, chronic or severe mental illness, chronic unemployment or underemployment, or other problems that prevent them from obtaining housing.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
COMMUNITY HOUSEProvides a thirty bed house that provides crisis intervention and a residential facility for homeless young men in need. Call or visit website for information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY HOUSEHOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES
Homeless ServicesThe Capital Region Furniture Bank (CRFB) is a unique local partnership that brings together multiple human service agencies, including HATAS, to work collaboratively on helping our community. Individuals and families are referred to CRFB by community partners and the referred consumer then shops the CRFB warehouse for the basic furnishings they need.AlbanyCAPITAL REGION FURNITURE BANK (CRFB)HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)
Housing ServicesFinding Homes, Keeping Homes provides assistance to individuals with HIV/AIDS who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness to find suitable housing and to develop/maintain the skills needed to maintain housing long term.AlbanyFINDING HOMES, KEEPING HOMESCATHOLIC CHARITIES AIDS SERVICES
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)
Legal/Court ServicesBethesda House Case Management Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program has access to an attorney through the Legal Aid Society to assist clients with housing, benefits, eviction and other civil legal matters.SchenectadyLEGAL CLINICBETHESDA HOUSE OF SCHENECTADY
NATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANSOffers a hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless Veterans and their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state and local partners, community agencies, service providers and others in the community.NATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANSUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Outreach ServicesJoseph's House attempts to alleviate homelessness via homeless outreach and support services, including legal and medical clinics.RensselaerHOMELESS OUTREACHJOSEPH'S HOUSE AND SHELTER
Veterans ServicesOffers a hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless Veterans and their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state and local partners, community agencies, service providers and others in the community.WestchesterNATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANSUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

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