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Marillac shelter provides temporary residential shelter and supplemental services to families who have lost their homes. Marillac is Albany County's only shelter designed exclusively for families. Marillac services provide advocacy and assistance to address conflicts and issues that lead to homelessness. Marillac staff works with individuals and families to secure permanent housing, employment and other essentials. Families  may be housed for up to six months at a time. Supplemental services are available for families making the transition from a shelter back into the community. 

Marillac Family Shelter

Marillac Family Shelter


195 Washington Ave Ext, Albany, NY 12205


(518) 869-1960

Image by Scott Graham

Supportive Services

Temporary housing, employment assistance, advocacy, case management, and child care services are all available at Marillac Shelter.


On-Site Resources

The facility is equipped with a food pantry, community room, courtyard, and playground.

Family Walking

Population Served

The Marillac Shelter is available to homeless families, defined by HUD as one or more adult(s) with one or more child(ren). 

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