IT SHOULD BE ZERO
It Should Be Zero

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Help directly

  • Volunteer locally
    • weekend meals
    • donation drives
    • hospitality
    • holiday party
    • special projects
     
  • Volunteer for our Inn From The Cold program.
    Call Janet Douglas at 272-2544

  • Make a donation of food or toiletries
    • toothpaste
    • toothbrushes
    • deodorant
    • disposable diapers
    • socks for children and adults
    • school supplies
    • powdered drink mix
    • coffee

  • Prepare and donate a weekend meal
     
  • Make a monetary donation
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Advocate

Contact your local officials

Help them realize that homelessness is a real issue in Troy. Encourage your leaders to support the development of permanent, affordable, and supported housing.

  • Troy Mayor's Office
    433 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 279-7130
    MayorsOffice@Troyny.gov
     
  • Troy City Council
    433 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    citycouncil@troyny.gov
     
  • Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino
    Rensselaer County office building - 5th floor
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 270-2900
     
  • New York State Senator Neil Breslin
    172 State Street, Rm 919
    Albany, NY 12247
    (518) 455-2225
    breslin@senate.state.ny.us
     
  • Assemblymember John McDonald
    Room 417 Legislative Office Building
    Albany, NY 12248
    (518) 455-4474
    mcdonaldj@assembly.state.ny.us

  • New York State Assemblymember
    Steven McLaughlin

    Room 533 Legislative Office Building
    Albany, NY 12248
    (518)455-5777

  • New York State Senator Kathleen Marchione
    Room 306 Legislative Office Building
    Albany, NY 12247
    (518) 455-2831

Contact your national representatives

  • Congressman Paul Tonko
    422 Cannon Office Building
    Washington D.C. 20515
    (202) 225-5076
     
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
    478 Russel Senate Building
    Washington D.C. 20515
    (202) 224-4451
     
  • Senator Charles Schumer
    313 Hart Senate Building
    Washington D.C. 20515
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Learn more about homelessness

  • U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Coalition for the Homeless
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