CARES of NY, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization.

We provide planning & administrative services to communities to help fight homelessness.

Community Planning Services

Acting as Collaborative Applicant for a CoC

Technical assistance & training for Collaborative Applicants

Strategic planning for communities and/or CoCs

Non-profit grant writing for public or private funding in homeless services

Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Services

HMIS System Administration

Acting as HMIS Lead for a CoC

Technical Assistance for HMIS implementation or for System Administration

CARES Special Projects

Upon request, CARES will lead certain grant-funded projects that align with our core mission.

These special projects must have the potential to benefit those living in poverty and/or to aid homeless service providers in our local communities.

All projects are reviewed by the CARES board and contingent upon its approval.

Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI)

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)/Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Project

Department of Health (Medicaid/Medicare Redesign Team (MRT) with the University at Albany

Volunteering

We feel that donating our time to help other non-profits in our community is important.

We volunteer at local non-profit organizations on a quarterly basis.

Community Outreach

Capital Region Coalition to Fight Homelessness

Raising awareness of the extent of homelessness and of potential solutions

We have 1 central office in Albany, NY.
We have
23 employees on the CARES team.
We act as Collaborative Applicant to 9 Continuums of Care (CoCs) in New York.
We act as HMIS System Administrators to 13 CoCs in New York.
Combined, these CoCs cover 27 counties, both rural and urban, and geographically cover approximately 52% of New York State.*

*Source: NYS Department of Health Statistics

Our Vision

All people have access to safe, affordable housing and the social supports to remain housed.

Our Mission

To collaborate with and support our communities towards the creation of systems that end and prevent homelessness.

CARES of NY, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization providing planning & administrative services to communities fighting homelessness.

CARES will lead grant-funded projects that align with our core mission. These special projects must have the potential to benefit those living in poverty and/or to aid homeless service providers in our local communities.  All proposed projects are reviewed by the CARES board and contingent upon approval.

City of Albany Poverty Reduction Initiative (CAPRI)

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)/Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Project

Department of Health (Medicaid/Medicare Redesign Team (MRT) with the University at Albany

Community Outreach

Raising awareness of local homelessness, and of potential solutions

Capital Region Coalition to End Homelessness

CARES in Numbers

We have 1 central office in Albany, NY.

We have 23 employees on the CARES team.

We act as Collaborative Applicant for 9 Continuums of Care (CoCs) in New York.

We act as HMIS System Administrators for 13 CoCs in New York.

Combined, these CoCs cover 27 counties, both rural and urban, and geographically cover approximately 52% of New York State.*

*Source: NYS Department of Health Statistics

Our Vision

All people have access to safe, affordable housing and the social supports to remain housed.

Our Mission

To collaborate with and support our communities towards the creation of systems that end and prevent homelessness.

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