Contact Us

Catholic Charities Housing Office
41 North Main Avenue
Albany, New York 12203

phone: 518.459.0183
fax: 518.459.0202

From homeless shelters to permanent housing, the neediest of our community depends on Catholic Charities to provide the help and the hope they deserve. We can't do this without your help.

CCHO provides case management for all of our facilities in addition to other support services. However more concrete needs must also be met:

We are able to accept only the following items for our clients:

  • New and unopened toiletries such as toothpaste and toothbrushes, soap, disposable razors, shaving cream, deodorant, shampoo and conditioner
  • NEW or VERY GENTLY USED and laundered towels, and twin size sheet sets and pillowcases.
  • Unopened cleaning supplies
  • Dish sets and flatware sets


Related Links:

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany

DePaul Senior Housing

Catholic Charities Senior Services in Schenectady

Catholic Charities Housing Office has been the grateful recipient of donations from many local individuals and organizations.

If you or your organization are interested in making a donation, please contact us at (518)459-0183. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Sponsor an activity:
CCHO provides housing to 21 families with over 45 kids. If you are interesting in sponsoring any childrens activities or events please contact us.

Application - Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany maintains a policy of non-discrimination for all employees and applicants in every facet of the company’s operations. In compliance with federal and state laws, Catholic Charities hires, trains, and promotes all qualified employees without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, citizenship, national origin, physical or mental handicap. This policy also applies to disabled veterans of the Vietnam Era.

38 beds 174 Units 23 Low-Income Units

For Women:
Mercy House- 19 beds
Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey
31 Walter St., Albany
Ph: (518) 434-3531
Fax: (518)426-1276

For Men:
St. Charles Lwanga Center - 19 beds
Manager of Emergency Services: Amy Lacey
115 Grand St., Albany
Ph: (518) 465-4973
Fax: (518)449-3348

Read more about our shelters

DePaul Residence
- 50 units
Site Manager: Shyron Sanford
504 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205
Ph: (518) 482-3248
Fax: (518) 482-0826

St Peter's Residence & Annex
- 51 units
Site Manager: Michael Finocchi
2335 Fifth Ave
Troy, NY 12345
Ph: (518) 273-3291
Fax: (518) 273-3169

Waldorf Residence
46 units
Site Manager: Don Arnold
29 Maiden Lane
Albany, NY 12207
Ph: (518) 465-2612
Fax: (518) 465-2614

27 units
Housing Program Manager: JoAnne Bragonier
52 Maple Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Ph: (607) 436-9250
Fax: (607) 432-7329

Read more about the SROs

(518) 459-0183

Lexington Avenue,
9 apartments
from 1-4 bedrooms in size.

Third Avenue
8 apartments from 1-3 bedrooms in size

Clinton Avenue
2 apartments both 2 bedrooms in size

Broad Street
2 apartments - 1 studio and one 2 bedroom

N. Allen Street
2 Apartments - both 3 bedrooms in size

Read more about the family apartments

Deborah Damm O'Brien, Executive Director
Thomas Coates, Director of Operations


41 North Main Avenue
Albany, New York 12203
. p. 518.459.0183
. f. 518.459.0202
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