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Sister Mavis Jewell Medical Respite Program

Name of Operating Agency
IPH (formerly Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless)
35 South Ferry Street
Albany, NY 12202
Kristen Giroux, Deputy Director and Doni Marshall, Director of Shelters
Mission & Vision
In recognition of the dignity and value of every human life, the mission of IPH is to address the needs of the homeless and low-income community by providing a continuum of services to encourage self-sufficiency, empowerment, and stability. Your individual role at IPH is essential to the fulfillment of this mission. It is only through the focused and well-coordinated daily efforts of all IPH employees that we can realize our mission of providing excellent services within a setting that embraces and extends compassion, understanding, and dignity to everyone.

IPH’s Vision is to be a community leader, committed to delivering dependable, compassionate, and high-quality care that enhances the well-being of our diverse and changing community. Drawing on our expertise and through collaborations with other community resources, we partner with the people we serve to promote and support their efforts to improve their well-being and pursue meaningful and joyful lives. IPH recognizes its obligation to provide an environment conducive to recruiting and retaining competent employees. In order to achieve these goals, each employee must be dedicated to the
principles outlined in this document. It is only through the willing assumption of this responsibility on the part of the staff that IPH is able to provide the kind of care to which it is committed.

Respect: We value each person’s right to be treated with dignity.
Integrity: We inspire trust through honesty and accountability.
Compassion: We recognize the value of every person’s unique journey.
Determination: We believe in each person’s ability to persevere.
Dedication: We are committed to strengthening ourselves and our community
Operating Agency Type
Facility Type
Shelter or shelter-based
Number of Beds
Average Length of Stay
46-60 days
Funding Sources for Medical Respite Program
Hospital, Local/State Government, Foundations
Populations Served
Men, Women, Veterans, Older adults (55+)