Catholic Charities Housing offers shelter to women and children at Mercy House, and to men at St. Charles Lwanga Center, both of which are located in the City of Albany. For a referral, please contact Homeless and Travelers Aid Society at 518-463-2124. This phone number is HATAS' after-hours emergency line, please listen to their prerecorded message for instructions on how to secure immediate shelter in Albany County.


Mercy House (Women and Children)

12 St. Joseph's Terrace. Albany, NY 12210
Sr. Resident Advisor: Frances Fox
Case Manager: Melinda Crandall
Director of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey

19 shelter beds
2 transitional (longer stay) shelter beds

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St. Charles Lwanga Center (Men)

115 Grand Street, Albany NY 12202
Sr. Resident Advisor: Kamron Johnson
Case Manager: Stephen Archer
Director of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey