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    Children or adolescents who have been abandoned by the adults responsible for their care or who have left their homes without notice or parental consent and who have no fixed place of residence.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Case/Care Management ServicesThe Homeless Youth Coalition WAIT House assesses needs of individuals and links them to necessary services (medical, mental health, substance abuse treatment.) Wait House also offers case management for youth, including goal planning.WarrenCASE MANAGEMENTWAIT HOUSE
    Education ServicesInstruction is provided to prepare students to take the GED exam. SchenectadyGED INSTRUCTION/SEX TRADE WORKERS/AT RISK YOUTHSAFE INC OF SCHENECTADY
    Education/Training ServicesThe Oasis Project is to provide educational, literacy and social support for homeless children.ClintonTHE OASIS PROJECTINTERFAITH COUNCIL OF PLATTSBURGH AND CLINTON COUNTY
    Homeless ServicesJoseph's House provides emergency shelter for homeless men, women, youth (16+) and families with children. Guests receive personal care items, three meals a day, the use of a laundry area, and case management assistance with goal setting, identifying and accessing appropriate housing and other special needs.RensselaerEMERGENCY SHELTERSJOSEPH'S HOUSE AND SHELTER
    Homeless ServicesThe Homeless Youth Coalition WAIT House provides emergency housing for the short term (30 days) for youth ages 16 to 21.WarrenWAIT HOUSE - EMERGENCY SHELTERWAIT HOUSE
    Homeless ShelterCatholic Charities Housing Office operates Mercy House, a 19-bed emergency housing program for women and children, and St. Charles Lwanga Center, a 19-bed emergency bed for men in Albany. Clean, safe, decent housing is offered with support services which include 3 nutritious meals daily, case management, homelessness prevention planning, and 24-hour staffing.AlbanyMERCY HOUSE/ST. CHARLES LWANGA CENTERCATHOLIC CHARITIES HOUSING OFFICE (CCHO)
    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)
    Mental Health ServicesProject SAFE has an outpatient program that works with 12-35 year-old individuals who are or have been sexually exploited/human trafficked, at risk of sexual exploitation or homeless. Services that are provided are individual family counseling, DSS advocacy, life skills education, housing assistance,job placement, etc.SchenectadyINDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELING/SEXUALLY EXPLOITED/HOMELESS YOUTHSAFE INC OF SCHENECTADY
    Transition Support ServicesThe Aftercare Program offers continued support services to youth after they leave the shelter. This voluntary program can help the youth continue their goal plan that they started while they were shelter residents. The Permanent Housing Assistance Program offers financial assistance in addition to locating and keeping safe, affordable housing. This program is available to income qualified individual and families. WarrenAFTERCARE AND PERMANENT HOUSING ASSISTANCEWAIT HOUSE

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