Options For Community Living Awarded Grant For New Supportive Housing Program

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to implement a Supportive Housing Program for Long Islanders who are homeless and have chronic health conditions.  The award of $500,000 will enable Options to help homeless individuals and families access affordable housing in Nassau County with the assistance […]

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Options for Community Living, Inc. Employees Give Back!

Options for Community Living, Inc. (Options) has been an active partner with Long Island Volunteer Enterprise (LIVE) for more than 10 years. LIVE pairs Long Island corporate volunteers with not-for-profit organizations, encouraging companies to give back to their local communities. This year, for the first time, 31 employees from Smithtown-based nonprofit Options volunteered a total […]

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Volunteers Prepare Vegetable & Flower Beds for Options Residents

A team of Investors Bank employees recently volunteered their time to turnover garden beds and weed at the Options for Community Living Greenhouse and gardens located in Medford, New York. Options – a Long Island not-for-profit serving people with chronic physical and mental illnesses – operates a Greenhouse where residents grow flowers and vegetables as […]

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Options Receives Grant Award Through Newsday Charities

Options for Community Living, Inc. recently received a $21,000 grant through Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund. This award supports Options housing program for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.  In total, $728,023 was distributed to 21 nonprofit organizations on Long Island through Newsday Charities in 2017. Long Island has more AIDS cases than any […]

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Options for Community Living, Inc. Awarded Two New York State Supportive Housing Grants

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been awarded two contracts under the New York State Supportive Housing Program (NYSSHP) through the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. These NYSSHP awards together totaling $230,640 will enable Options to assist families and single adults residing in the agency’s supportive housing programs on Long Island. “Our programs […]

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Options For Community Living partners with Stony Brook University to help vulnerable Long Islanders!

Master’s degree students enrolled in Stony Brook University’s (SBU) Occupational Therapy Program recently kicked off their field placements with Options for Community Living Inc. Options’ operates residential programs for adults recovering from mental illness that provide stability, safety and support enabling them to develop their fullest potential for independent living. The agency currently provides supportive […]

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Local Community Members Spread Cheer by Participating in Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program

Options for Community Living, Inc. gratefully acknowledges participants in its 2017 Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program! More than 60 needy families and individuals, who receive supportive services through Options, received holiday gifts through the generosity of community volunteers, private organizations and individuals! Options is particularly grateful to Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP; Prologis; Suffolk Care Collaborative; Staples […]

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