WAIT House

Shelter details

  • Added May 8, 2021 | Last Update Sep 16, 2021
  • 10-12 wait street
       Glen Falls, NY 12801
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  • 518.798.4384


Shelter for ages 16-35

WAIT House's Emergency Shelter is located at 12 Wait St. in Glens Falls, NY. It is an eight bed co-ed emergency shelter for youth ages 16 up to 21. The shelter is certified by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Since opening in December 2003 WAIT House has provided shelter and services to over 1,000 homeless youths and their families.  WAIT House is staffed 24/7.

WAIT House- 10 Wait St., the Transitional Living Program is on the left, 12 Wait St., the Emergency Shelter Program is on the right. The two buildings are connected by the connector building which houses living and office space.

Services Provided
    Case Management and Goal Planning
    Needs Assessment-linkage to necessary services
    (medical, mental health, substance abuse treatment)
    Reunification with family (if appropriate)
    Connection to education, training and employment
    On-site tutoring and life-skills training
    After Care  follow up and support after leaving the emergency shelter
Transitional Living Program for Young Women
WAIT Houses Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth is located at 10 Wait St. in Glens Falls.  The program is now accepting residents. To be qualified for the program residents must be:
    homeless or currently residing in temporary/emergency housing
    females between the ages of 16 and 21
    Pregnant, parenting or without children
    cannot be a sex offender, have a violent history or be a fire starter

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