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What We Do

Emergency Shelters

Albany Emergency Shelter

IPH’s year-round emergency shelter provides a safe and supportive setting for 30 homeless adults each night.  In addition to temporary shelter, guests receive individualized, supportive case management services that focus on removing barriers to housing stability and addressing self-identified needs and goals. 

176 Sheridan Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
(518) 434-8021

Fax (518) 432-7148

Doniesha Marshall, Emergency Shelter Supervisor

Sister Mavis Jewell Medical Respite

Sister Mavis Jewell Medical Respite provides emergency shelter and a safe transition of care for homeless individuals being discharged from hospitals and leaving emergency rooms.  Medical Respite provides intensive care coordination and case management services, focused on addressing social determinants of health and linking individuals to healthcare providers, community resources, and housing.

St. Mary’s Hospital

1300 Massachusetts Avenue

Troy, NY 12108
(518) 268-5070

Fax (518) 874-0606

Jana Decker, Medical Respite Supervisor

Morton Avenue
Emergency Shelter

IPH's Morton Avenue Emergency Shelter offers 11 beds for single adults and provides case management services, shelter and meals. The program was previously run by St. Peter's Health Partners and has recently been transferred to IPH.
IPH will continue to operate the program with support of
St. Peter's vital services.

56 Morton Avenue

Albany, NY 12202
Phone (518) 472-0450

Shahmeeka Chaney-Artis,
Program Director

218 East Main Street

Amsterdam, NY 12010

(518) 627-4649

Jennifer Salamo, Danielle's
House Supervisor

Danielle's House

The only program of its kind in Montgomery County which offers a mix of emergency, transitional, and permanent housing.  Between November and April, the first floor provides 8 seasonal emergency shelter beds for adults and families who are homeless.  Year-round, the second and third floors contain single room occupancy units that provide permanent housing for homeless individuals.

26 South Swan Street

Albany, NY 12210

(518) 704-4507

Shahmeeka Chaney-Artis,
Program Director

Safe Haven is a unique seasonal emergency shelter that provides safe, supportive overnight shelter, between November and April, for homeless adults who are unable to access any other form of shelter and who would otherwise be staying in places not meant for human habitation, including parks, cars, and abandoned buildings. 

Safe Haven

 

Community Based Programs

Community Connections

Community Connections offers a supportive, flexible setting where community members can easily access a variety of services, including food and meals, clothing, laundry, showers, lockers, mailboxes, case management, and housing assistance. Community partners come onsite monthly to provide access to their services, making the program a convenient and accessible resource to address many needs.

The Hoffman Family Center

315 Sheridan Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
(518) 694-8899

Fax (518) 694-8898

Cleveland Morgan, Community Connections Supervisor

Albany Ambassadors

Employment Program

315 Sheridan Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Shahmeeka Chaney-Artis

This employment program provides a unique opportunity for homeless or formerly homeless people to develop or enhance their skillset in preparation for the job market. Ambassadors are able to earn an income and build a reputable work history while receiving support from IPH. Partnering with local businesses, Ambassadors are responsible for greeting patrons, answering questions, and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment.

Healthy Connections

Healthy Connections sponsored by MVP provides a safe, easily accessible, and confidential place to receive a variety of health-focused services, including onsite physical exams, first aid, disease testing, illness management and assistance with medical referrals.  Homeless or low-income patients have quick access to nursing staff for non-emergent health conditions, preventing overuse of emergency rooms and other emergency services.

317 Sheridan Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

(518) 347-9288

Fax (518) 694-8898

Tami McDonald, Healthy Connections Coordinator

 

Housing Services

Housing Program

With over 40 housing units, IPH Housing provides affordable, permanent, supportive housing to homeless individuals and families with disabilities, including those living with severe and persistent mental illness, chronic substance use, chronic illness, or physical impairments.  All tenants receive ongoing, person-centered supportive case management services that focus on long-term stability and self-sufficiency.

317 Sheridan Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
(518) 694-0095

Fax (518) 694-8898

Clare DeCota, Housing Supervisor

 
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 Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless (IPH)

176 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210

(518) 434-8021 | Fax: (518) 432-7148 

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