The Supportive Housing Services unit provides on-going case management services to all tenants living in scattered site and congregate permanent housing. Services focus on family reunification, residential and family stability, independence, self-sufficiency, relapse prevention and recovery issues, mental health issues, vocational and educational training, and responsibility in the management of their lives. These services are located at a number of congregate housing sites and several scattered site projects.
Scattered Site Housing
Breakthrough is a permanent supportive housing program for families in which one or more of the individuals has a disability. Participants receive case management services to assist them with the transition to independent living and to connect them to referrals to receive other available services.
FUSE provides scattered site housing units to a unique population of single adults who have a substance abuse disorder coupled with a chronic history of incarceration and repeated episodes of homelessness within the past five years. Case management services are provided in addition to rental assistance.
- Families United SupportiveHousing (FUSH)
FUSH is a program funded by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for families in which the primary parent has a co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis. Case management services are provided in addition to housing and rental assistance.
- New OASAS Families Together
Funded by NYS OASAS, Families Together offers housing assistance and supportive services including case management to 10 families in which the head of household is in recovery from a substance abuse disorder.
- Shelter Plus Care provides singles and families who are homeless and disabled with supported apartments in New York City. Case management services are provided to all program tenants.
Congregate Housing Facilities are located primarily in Manhattan and The Bronx, with residences provided for single clients and for families.
- Cedar Tremont
This uniquely designed apartment house opened in 1995, and includes supportive services for 17 formerly homeless families in which the head of household is diagnosed with a disability. Today this facility serves families affected by disabilities as well as homeless families referred from the Department of Homeless Services. Cedar Tremont families receive supportive services including case management, entitlement advocacy, health education, HIV support, substance abuse counseling, educational and recreational services for children, adolescents, and adults. Tel: 718-583-8376
- Chelsea Court
Located in Chelsea and opened in March 2003, this 18-unit permanent housing project provides studio apartments for 14 previously homeless individuals with disabilities and 4 community apartments available to persons with low incomes. Case management services are provided on-site. Tel: 212-206-3669
- Dreitzer House
Located in East Harlem and opened in June 1999, this supported living facility with one- to three-bedroom apartments is a permanent home for 36 formerly homeless families with a disability, such as substance abuse or mental illness. Families receive on site case management. The building also houses the Marshall Goldberg Learning Center. Residents have access to the library andcomputers, where adults can work on vocational skills and their children can do schoolwork. Tel: 917-492-1160
- Flora Vista
Opened in early 2005, this East Harlem residence is a 20 unit apartment permanent supportive housing project. It provides on-sitecase management services to formerly homeless individuals with disabilities such as substance abuse and mental illness. Tel: 212-427-7881
- Fox Point
Located in the Hunt’s Point sectionof the Bronx, Fox Point is one of the first residential buildings in the Bronx to get Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification for environmental sustainability. The on-site staff provide clinical case management, family-centered activities and employmentand vocational services, to 31 formerly homeless families disabled by substanceabuse, and 16 low income families and individuals from the community. Tel: 718-328-3585
- Hill House
Opened in the fall of 1999, this building isdesigned for individuals who have personal histories of homelessness and a disability such as addiction. Hill House is located in the Bronx on a site adjacent to our Starhill facility. Tenants in the 43 units have access to support services that assist them with their health and nutrition, substance abuse counseling and other areas of need. Tel: 718-583-9824
- Jerome Court
Opened in 2000, the 40 unit apartment building offers furnished studio apartments for previously homeless individuals living with a disability. Located in the Bronx, the apartments are handicap-adaptable and designed for independent living. With common-spaces including a central garden, this unique site also provides on-site support services, which include substance abuse counseling and case management. Tel: 718-294-1700
- Stratford House
Opened in 2002, this facility provides permanent housing and supportive services for 60 formerly homeless families with disabilities such as mental illness, physical illness or substance abuse. Families receive on-site case management and support services. Tel: 718-328-8065