Empowering Independence and Athleticism: Supportive Housing Success!

Julian has been a supportive housing resident with Options for Community Living for the last two years. In supportive housing, Julian and his housemate pay an affordable rent and live independently. Regular visits from a case manager help Julian maintain his health, connect with resources and live with dignity in the community. One of Julian’s […]

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$21,000 Grant Supports Housing Services for Long Island’s Homeless

Options for Community Living, Inc. (Options) has received a $21,000 grant award from Newsday Charities. The grant will fund housing services for formerly homeless Long Islanders through Options’ Access to Care (ATC) supportive housing program. Options operates 69 supportive housing sites across Long Island that provide safe, affordable housing for families and individuals in need. […]

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Options Employees volunteer with the Book Fairies!

For the second year in a row, employees from Options for Community Living, Inc. volunteered at The Book Fairies, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering literacy and academic success in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as the five boroughs. The Book Fairies collects new and gently used reading materials for people in need throughout […]

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Laughter for a Cause: Options’ 4th Annual Comedy Night

On Sunday, April 7th, Options for Community Living, Inc. held its fourth annual comedy night fundraising event at Governor’s, The Brokerage Comedy Club in Bellmore. Proceeds from the event benefit Option’s programs serving some of Long Island’s most vulnerable citizens. Notable comedians entertained the crowd of more than 150 with plenty of laughter to go […]

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Agency Growth Prompts Relocation for Options for Community Living, Inc.

Options for Community Living, Inc. a not-for-profit organization serving Long Islanders recovering from mental illness and other chronic health conditions today announced it has moved into new corporate offices at 25 Howard Place in Ronkonkoma.  The move accommodates agency growth, expanding from approximately 14,000 square feet at its former Smithtown location to more than 21,000 […]

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Options Awarded Grant From M∙A∙C AIDS Fund

Options for Community Living, Inc. (Options) is the proud recipient of a two-year grant award totaling $30,000 from the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund for its housing programs for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. The M·A·C AIDS Fund’s mission is to serve people of all ages, races, and genders affected by HIV and AIDS. The fund […]

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Options for Community Living, Inc. earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International announced that Options for Community Living, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Case Management/Care Coordination Programs and Mental Health Supportive Housing Programs. The latest accreditation is the seventh consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Options. This accreditation decision represents the highest […]

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Options’ Awarded $5,000 by Wells Fargo

Options for Community Living, Inc. recently received a $ 5,000 grant award from Wells Fargo. This award supports Options housing program for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.   Long Island has more AIDS cases than any other suburban area in the United States. Options provides safe, affordable housing with supportive case management services for […]

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Options for Community Living, Inc. Recognized on World AIDS Day

Options for Community Living, Inc. received special recognition from Nassau County, Suffolk County, and the Towns of Islip and Huntington for its work in service of people living with HIV/AIDS on Long Island. Through its housing programs and case management services, Options has been at the forefront of care for people living with HIV/AIDS on […]

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Options for Community Living Named Top Workplace on Long Island

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been named a Top Workplace by Newsday, ranked #9 in the medium company category. The list is based solely on employee  feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, (formerly Workplace Dynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects […]

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