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Volunteers Thrive With LIVE

Each year, Options for Community Living, Inc. needs volunteers to help complete one-day projects at its agency-owned supportive housing sites. Many of these projects are adopted thanks to a partnership with the Long Island Volunteer Enterprise (LIVE.) LIVE has mobilized corporate volunteers on Long Island for the past 25 years, encouraging companies to reach out […]

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Volunteers from Convergint Technologies Double their Impact!

On Friday, June 9, 2017, 36 volunteers from Convergint Technologies spent the day planting and painting at two homes owned and operated by Options for Community Living, Inc. Options owns and operates more than 150 residential properties across Nassau and Suffolk Counties that provide supportive housing for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Convergint embraces […]

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The 3rd Annual 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

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 their supportive housing/service needs. […]

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Options Awarded $25,000 Grant Through Newsday Charities

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. Options operates more than […]

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Options Named as Finalist in the 5th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

Options for Community Living, Inc. was named as a finalist in the Social Impact category in the 5th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards. These awards were created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. More than 175 entries were submitted for consideration in five categories, including Innovation, […]

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Shop Local “Options” for the Holidays and Beyond!

“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 Options for Community Living’s […]

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Long Island Roller Rebels Give Back

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 local not-for-profit and this year, the […]

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