The Capital Region Coalition to End Homelessness officially kicked off Homelessness Awareness Month on Friday November 6th and we were pleased to welcome NYS Congressman Paul Tonko, NYS Senator Neil D. Breslin, NYS Asselblymember John T. McDonald III, NYS Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, NYS Assemblymember James Tedisco, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Saratoga Mayor Joanne Yepsen, Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino, and NYS OTDA Commssioner Samuel D. Roberts.
Please take a moment to view some of the news coverage!
|Coalition proposes one-stop, drop-in shelter for Capital Region homeless
The “Capital Region Coalition to End Homelessness” brought together lawmakers on Friday to talk about Albany’s big homeless problem. They want to bring healthcare, education, and shelter all under one roof.
|City of Albany works to end homelessness
November is Homelessness Awareness Month and groups in the area are making it their mission to put an end to it locally.