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Homeless Code Blue Alert Extended In Albany


With the temperature predicted to fall into negatives, the homeless are being urged to seek shelter.

The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society has extended the Homeless Code Blue Alert  through January 1st.

A Code Blue Alert is issued when the “real feel” temperature is expected to be 32 degrees or less (including wind chill.)  Homeless persons can go to the Capital City Rescue Mission (259 South Pearl Street), the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless Safe Haven (26 South Swan St), or the Council of Churches Overflow Shelter (646 State Street 12203). 

Homeless persons can also call the HATAS Homeless Hotline at (518) 463-2124 ext. 4