Options Comedy Night: An Evening of Fun-Raising!

On Sunday, April 23rd, Options for Community Living, Inc. held its third annual comedy night fundraising event at Governor’s in Levittown. With about 70 employees, friends and supporters in attendance the event raised close to $3,000.  Gift baskets included donations from Martha Clara Vineyard, Sky Zone of Deer Park, Long Island Adventure Park, Little Bird […]

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Supportive Housing For Adults Expands Into Nassau County

(Smithtown, New York) – Options for Community Living, Inc. has been selected by the New York State Office of Mental Health to receive two awards to provide housing and supportive services for adults recovering from mental illness. Funding under these contracts is more than $1.3 million annually, and the funding will assist 85 adults with […]

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Options Awarded $25,000 Through Newsday Charities

Melville, New York – Options for Community Living, Inc. recently received a $25,000 grant through Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund. This award will support Options housing program for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.  A total of $475,000 was distributed to 12 nonprofit organizations on Long Island through Newsday Charities in this grant cycle. […]

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Shop Local Options for the Holidays and Beyond

(Ronkonkoma, New York) – “Shop Local” has taken on a whole new meaning at the Options for Community  Living Thrift Shop in Ronkonkoma thanks to the support of the community and the dedication of its workers and volunteers. Options Thrift Shop opened its doors in 1991 to provide pre-vocational training for residents who live in […]

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Roller Rebels

(Old Bethpage, NY) – On Friday, November 19th, employees, friends and supporters of Options for Community Living attended the Black vs. Pink Roller Derby Charity Game hosted by the Long Island Roller Rebels at Skate Safe in Old Bethpage. Each year, the Roller Rebels end their season with a game to benefit a Long Island […]

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Options’ Receives $25K Grant from M∙A∙C AIDS Fund

(Long Island, NY) – Options for Community Living, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have received a $25,000 grant from the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund. Options has developed programs that provide housing assistance and long-term rental housing for individuals and families in response to the critical need for affordable housing for persons with HIV/AIDS. Options […]

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GRATEFUL ARTIST GIVES BACK TO AGENCY THAT HELPED HIM

(Smithtown, New York) – Options for Community Living, Inc. recently received a beautiful painting from a program participant and artist named Francisco. A former U.S. Embassy in Columbia employee, Francisco left his family and came to the United States in the 1990s to learn English. Not long after arriving, he “fell in with the wrong […]

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Options’ Executive Director receives Brava Award

(Long Island, NY) – Options for Community Living Executive Director Yolanda Robano-Gross recently was honored by Long Island SmartCEO as one of the region’s top female business leaders at the 2016 Brava Awards. Robano-Gross was among 40 award winners recognized during a reception held at the Westbury Manor. Brava awardees combine their entrepreneurial spirit with […]

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