All potential applicants will be assessed for suitability and appropriateness for treatment at this level of care as defined by the OASAS Level of Care for Alcohol and Drug Treatment Referral (LOCADTR) tool, and Hospitality House’s pre-screening process. We can assist any person not meeting criteria for treatment here with information or a referral to a appropriate agency.  

Referring agencies should provide updated information including:

  • Signed release of information
  • Bio-psycho-social assessment
  • Mental Health evaluation (if applicable)
  • Health and physical exams
  • Lab work (CBC, Micro-urinalysis, TB result)
  • Medication list
  • LOCADTR determination
  • Copy of photo ID

Hospitality House will consider admission for men 18 years and older, regardless of:

  • Sexual orientation
  • Felony or misdemeanor status- self referred or referred through legal entities
  • Health status if the person can physically attend programming
  • HIV/AIDS/Hep-C status
  • Co-occurring mental health issues

Payments for stay:

Hospitality House accepts the following Medicaid Managed Care Plans:

  • Fidelis
  • MVP
  • Excellus BCBS
  • United Health Optum

Clients may be eligible for public assistance if:

  • Over 21 years of age
  • Possess less than $2,000 in assets (e.g., automobile, real estate, retirement funds.)
  • NYS resident

The following paperwork is requested for all admissions (if you do not have any of the following upon admission, we will assist you in obtaining them):

  • Photo ID: Driver’s license or non-driver ID.
  • Social Security card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Insurance Card
"Thank you so much to ALL of the staff for the heart and dedication you put into HH. Each and every one of you helped me in many ways.You really are the "Dream Team". I have to give my deepest thanks to everyone there..."
Bruce K.
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"Of all the places I have been, Hospitality House is the one that saved my life. It took me a while to change, but with the persistence and care your staff provided, I have learned more about myself than ever before..."
James D.
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"Everything I have in my life today I owe to the staff at Hospitality House. Everything I will have in my life I also owe to Hospitality House. The type of bonding that goes on at Hospitality House is what most addicts need to help us change our lives..."
Lawrence F.
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Hospitality House TC Inc.

271 Central Avenue

Albany, NY 12206

(518) 434-6302


Hospitality House

Additional Links

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)

Hive of Hope

Capital District Recovery Center

Assisted Living Guide for Seniors with Substance Use Disorders


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