Provided to individuals in the Capital Region that are in need of housing. Our approach includes creating a safe and sober housing environment, providing resources for the treatment of addiction, and serving populations that are oftentimes marginalized. Individuals who are involved with this program can transform their lives by addressing the needs that are pertinent to their idea of positive well-being.
Currently, Albany Housing has over 70 opportunities for clean, safe, and sober housing for individuals that have successfully participated and completed any one of our programs. These opportunities are located throughout the Capital Region.
VETERAN'S RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS
Located in Buffalo and Syracuse, New York, the Veteran’s Residential programs provide housing, case management, and therapeutic services to Veterans in Western, Central, and Northern, NY.
Our Schenectady Monastery is a Code Blue shelter with 36 housing units, 14 SRO units, and contracted COVID Quarantine Beds.
Our Albany facility has 15 housing units, and our Troy facility has 14 housing units—both with various support services available to guests.
BAYWOOD CENTER OUTPATIENT CLINIC
The Baywood Center Outpatient Clinic offers a wide range of services to help individuals reach their goals in the recovery process. Services offered at the Baywood Center Outpatient Clinic include individual and group counseling, psychiatric medication management services, medicated assisted therapies, nursing services, DWI assessments, treatment, and specialty groups. Additionally, the Outpatient Clinic offers offsite programming including, community-based therapy, a jail transition program, Certified Peer Advocate services, and after-hour coverage for all clients. Clients can receive services at this program either virtually or in person.
ELEANOR YOUNG OUTPATIENT CLINIC (EYOC)
Our services are designed to provide treatment at different levels of need, moving from an intensive phase to a work-ready phase. The Eleanor Young Outpatient Clinic (EYOC) offers a wide range of services to help a person to reach their recovery goals. To achieve these goals, our qualified professionals utilize evidence-based programming and person-centered treatment planning. The EYOC offers individual and group counseling, DWI assessments and treatment, gender-specific groups, dual recovery treatment, medicated assisted treatment, and medication management services.
TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT
Employment is the cornerstone to self-sufficiency in the United States. Partnered with Albany County Department of Social Services (DSS), our employment program provides individuals with the necessary resources to obtain sustainable and appropriate employment. Individuals who participate in these services receive ongoing screening, assessment, and case management while also participating in life skills, basic education, job readiness or work experience that addresses the barriers to self-sufficiency.
On any given day, our program serves a variety of individuals that are struggling with obtaining employment by providing them with such services. The goal is to assist them with achieving their goals and endeavors while also obtaining sustainable, stable, and adequate employment.
CRPAs are peer guides or mentors that are usually in recovery themselves or a family member of someone in recovery. It can also be someone who is an ally of the Recovery Community with lived experiences with addiction. Interested in becoming a CRPA? For more information and to get involved, contact us at Volunteer@PYHIT.org
SCHUYLER INN FAMILY SHELTER
With 110 rooms, our family shelter in Menands, NY is the largest family shelter in Albany County, assisting both families and single adults. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Schuyler Inn Family Shelter provided Wi-Fi to all rooms to ensure children had ongoing access to virtual learning.
HOME DELIVERY MEALS
Even the most independent among us may experience physical declines or financial hardship that can strip away one’s independence. Food insecurity is a pressing issue that impacts approximately 10.2% of Albany County residents in any given year. For persons over 65, having access to nutritional high-quality foods can be challenging. To address this, our Home Meal Delivery Program prepares and delivers healthy and nutritious meals to Albany County residents.
Partnered with Albany County Department of Social Services, this program provides employment and/or vocational training and assistance to those seeking appropriate and sustainable employment.