HATAS uses a wide variety of programs to affect change within our community. Click or tap on one of the images below to learn more about each of our critical programs.

Our Feed and Read program provides nutritious meals for students in need to fill in gaps from other school food programs.
Code Blue mandates safety for members of our community during harsh weather conditions.

~ Code Blue ~

Our Community Transition Team helps individuals living with mental illness navigate the various supportive programs within Albany County.

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Supportive Housing connects disabled adults and families experiencing homelessness to safe, affordable housing assistance with wraparound supportive services.

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This program helps justice-involved persons who are experiencing homelessness.

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The HATAS Capital Region Furniture Bank is a model of collaboration within the region. This program helps our clients transform the places they live into true homes.
Coordinated entry is fast track path that puts clients in control.

~ Coordinated Entry ~

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Rapid Rehousing rapidly connects single disabled adults experiencing homeless to permanent housing.

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Code Blue

What is Code Blue Albany (CBA)? Code Blue Albany is an outreach, transportation, and shelter protocol to engage, transport, and shelter homeless people in the City of Albany who might otherwise remain unsheltered during periods of extreme winter weather. CBA protocols are in place between November 15 and March 15. A Code Blue alert is called… Continue reading Code Blue

Supportive Housing

Supportive Housing Supportive housing is a critical stabilizing factor within the lives of the people HATAS helps. The reasons that members of our community struggle with homelessness are as diverse as our community itself, and we learned a long time ago that a one-size-fits-all solution simply doesn’t provide the level of assistance we strive to… Continue reading Supportive Housing


Community Transition Team


24-Hour Homeless Emergency Services Program Details Coming Soon

Prison Reentry

Prison Reentry It’s no secret that justice-involved persons—individuals who have been incarcerated—face challenges when they come home. Housing is an issue. Mental health issues, substance abuse, lack of education, and no access to gainful employment are just the tip of the iceberg for members of our community who are returning home. Each case is unique,… Continue reading Prison Reentry

Capital Region Furniture Bank

Entering its third full year, the HATAS Capital Region Furniture Bank is a model agency collaboration in the Capital Region.  Bringing together HATAS, Catholic Charities, Northern Rivers, Soldier On, St. Catherine’s Center for Children, and Unity House, our mission is to provide free, basic furnishings for households emerging from homeless shelters and domestic violence. We… Continue reading Capital Region Furniture Bank

The Feed and Read (FAR) Program

FAR Feeds Hungry Kids and Hungry Minds The Feed and Read (FAR) Program (formerly the Albany Weekend Backpack program) is a HATAS program that provides critical support to hungry children in an effort to reduce absenteeism and keep developing children in school and on track. The number of children within the Albany School System who… Continue reading The Feed and Read (FAR) Program