Joseph’s House & Shelter has been asked by Homeless Action Committee’s (HAC) board of directors to oversee the day-to-day management of their 30-unit SRO located in the Warehouse District of the City of Albany, as well as their street homeless outreach programs. Joseph’s House board of directors and HAC board of directors are discussing possible eventual transfer of programs. We all intend to do due diligence in this process. we will keep you informed as the process continues.
You may have seen commentary on this news by Chris Churchill of the Times Union. You can check it out here: https://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Churchill-Cruel-punishment-leads-to-shelter-12891085.php
Meanwhile we are aware there are new volunteer opportunities at this location: helping outreach van staff distribute water, food, blankets and clothing around our capital city; making meals at the residence or sandwiches for the van; and sorting donations. Email us if you are interested.