Welcome

Joseph’s House provides emergency shelter or support services to an average of 800 men, women and children yearly.   Approximately 550 individuals stay in our emergency shelters for adults, families with children, or our seasonal overnight shelter for single men.  The agency also provides homeless street outreach, and legal services.  The agency operates three innovative permanent apartment programs for single adults or families with children who have experienced prolonged and frequent episodes of homelessness. Central to Joseph’s House mission is its non-judgmental provision of services.  The staff works to build relationships based on each guest’s & tenant’s strengths and capacities.  Treating each person with dignity & respect, and promoting self-determination empowers guests and tenants to make healthier choices.

To contact us via email: info@josephshousetroy.org, or by phone: (518) 272-2544. To make a donation in person or by regular mail, our address is: Joseph’s House & Shelter 74 Ferry Street, Troy, NY 12180

News Highlights:

A Place to Turn on the Road Ahead
4/8/14

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Where in America can a low-wage worker afford a two-bedroom apartment? Nowhere.

“Each year, Out of Reach demonstrates that large numbers of low income renters cannot afford the cost of living in the cities and towns where they work. This edition underscores the challenges facing the lowest income renters: increasing rents, stagnating wages, and a shortage of affordable housing. The urgent solution to these issues is clear: expanding the supply of affordable housing units, dedicated to the lowest income renters.”

- Out of Reach 2013, National Low Income Housing Corporation

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Winter Walk raises awareness of plight of homeless
12/8/13 Joseph’s House 31st Winter Walk for the Homeless held more significance than ever as federal funding cuts to social services could impact some of the agency’s program in the coming year.

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Joseph’s House & Shelter wins Supportive Housing Network of NY’s Annual Award
10/1/13 We are proud to announce that Joseph’s House & Shelter has won the Supportive Housing Network of New York’s Annual Award for outstanding housing.

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The Newsletter of Joseph’s House & ShelterVol 31, No. 2 Fall, 2013

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Joseph’s House Annual Program Statistics Report

Follow the link above for recent statistics on our services at the Emergency Singles Shelters, the Inn from the Cold, the Emergency Shelter for Families, the Family Advocacy and Resettlement Services Program, the Street Outreach Program, the Lansing Inn & Hill Street Inn, and the Bethune Program.