Helpful Agencies:

Association for Community Living, Inc.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless
Supportive Housing Network of New York


Internet Real Estate Listings

http://www.apartments.com/
This site lists houses and apartments for rent throughout the country.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.  The minimum and maximum cost can also be entered.

http://longisland.craigslist.org/
This site lists houses and apartments for rent for sale in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  The minimum and maximum cost can be entered.

http://www.rent.com
This site lists houses and apartments for rent throughout the country.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.  The minimum and maximum cost can also be entered.

http://www.mlsli.com/rentalsearch.cfm
This site (the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island) has listings for apartment and house rentals.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.  The minimum and maximum cost can also be entered.

och.stonybrook.edu
This site offers resources and a search option to locate off campus housing for Stony Brook students.  Housing includes a roommate referral program, a list of apartment complexes for students, houses for sale, and short term housing.


Newspaper Real Estate Listings

classified.lipennysaver.com/search/categories/searchCategory/5
This local newspaper lists houses and apartments for rent for sale in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.

http://www.newsday.com/classifieds/real-estate
This newspaper lists houses and apartments for rent and for sale in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.

http://danshamptons.com/
This local newspaper lists houses and apartments for rent in the Eastern Long Island/Hamptons area.  Click on the classified tab to view real estate.

http://www.longislandadvance.net/
This local newspaper lists houses and apartments for rent in the Patchogue/Medford/Bellport area.  You must sign up in order to search.  Registration is free.

http://lih.adqic.com/
Long Island Herald is a local newspaper that lists houses and apartments for rent and sale in Nassau County.  Enter the keyword you are looking for and pick the category (i.e. apartments for rent) in which you are interested.

http://www.antonnews.com/
Anton Community Newspapers has 18 local newspapers for Nassau County.  This website lists various classified ads they have, including houses and apartments for rent and sale.


Adult Homes

There is not an online directory of adult homes in Nassau and Suffolk, although there is contact information available.  Please speak with your supervisor for more information.


Affordable Housing Resources

http://nyhousingsearch.gov
A state website that lists affordable houses and apartments for rent in Nassau and Suffolk.  Enter the city or zip code and the mile radius from the location in which you are interested.  The minimum and maximum cost can also be entered.

www.mlsli.com/housingresources.cfm
This link lists various agencies in Nassau and Suffolk counties that assist individuals and families with affordable housing.

www.habitatsuffolk.org – Habitat for Humanity Suffolk
http://www.hfhnc.org/ – Habitat for Humanity Nassau
Habitat for Humanity is a program that builds and sells affordable homes to low income (working) families.

http://www.lihp.org/
Long Island Housing Partnership assists people in Nassau and Suffolk counties with affordable housing.  They also provide assistance with mortgages.


Domestic Violence Housing Resources

http://www.vibs.org/
Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS) offers assistance to the survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.  They provide advocacy and referrals to services such as shelters.

www.liadv.org/
Long Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers assistance to the survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.  They provide advocacy and referrals to services such as shelters.

http://www.brightertomorrowsli.org/
Brighter Tomorrows is an agency based in Suffolk County that offers assistance to the survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.  They provide advocacy and referrals to services such as shelters.

http://www.theretreatinc.org/
The Retreat Shelter is a shelter located on the east end of Long Island that assists women and children that are victims of domestic violence.  Other services are offered including advocacy, counseling, a hotline, etc.


Emergency Housing/Transitional Housing Resources

There are a number of shelters in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  Individuals and families must go through the Suffolk or Nassau County Department of Social Services for emergency/transitional housing.

Dept of Social Services, Suffolk
Department of Social Services Suffolk
After Hours Emergency Housing- (631)854-9100

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/dss/index.html
Department of Social Services- Nassau
After Hours Emergency Housing- (516) 573-8626


Handicapped Housing Resources

http://www.siloinc.org
Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) provides advocacy for the disabled. SILO is the lead agency for the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver Program.  The NHTD program is targeted at individuals either already in nursing homes and wanting to return to their community or those being considered for nursing home placement but who would prefer to avoid institutional care and remain in their own homes.  SILO also provides information, advice, and assistance related to securing and/or retaining housing or shelter, including existing accessible housing.

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/MentalHygiene.aspx
Single Point of Access (SPA) coordinates referrals for adult mental health housing in the community.


MICA Housing Resources

ww.liprc.org
Directory of Suffolk County Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery Services- Scroll down to the “Click here” link. It provides names and contact information of various addiction treatment agencies in Suffolk County that offers various services, including housing.

www.litcny.org
Long Island Teen Challenge provides aid, support, and residential care to men, women, and families suffering with life controlling problems with drugs, alcohol, or crime.


Other General Housing Resources

https://211longisland.communityos.org/cms/
Community Resource Database of Long Island (2-1-1 Long Island Database) lists various information including housing for Nassau and Suffolk.  Enter one or more keywords, and/or specify the name of a particular agency in the search engine.

www.extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/long-island-melville.html
Extended Stay America is a hotel in Nassau County designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully-equipped kitchens and plenty of work space.

http://www.fsl-li.org/programs/housing_HomeShare_Long_Island.php
Home Share links older homeowners in Suffolk County who require financial or physical assistance to remain independent in their own homes with younger employed adults or adult students who cannot afford current market rental fees.


Room and Board

There is not an online directory of room and boards in Nassau and Suffolk, although there is contact information available.  Please speak with your supervisor for more information.


Section 8 Information

www.cdcli.org
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program provides rental assistance in Nassau and Suffolk to low-income families through Federal funds administered by the United States Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD).  Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDC) also offers assistance to first time home owners and mortgage counseling.

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/EconomicDevelopmentandPlanning/
HousingAffordableandWorkforce/Renters/SubsidizedRentalOpportunities.aspx

Suffolk County Section 8 Housing Authorities

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2419/Housing-Choice-Voucher-Section-8-Program
Nassau County Section Housing Authorities


Senior Housing Resources

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Seniors/index.html
Office of the Aging for Nassau.  This link has various resources for seniors including housing, case management, adult day care, homecare services, etc.

Office of the Aging for Suffolk
Office of the Aging for Suffolk.  This link has various resources for seniors including housing, case management, adult day care, homecare services, etc.

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/seniors/housing/adulthome.html
A listing of assisted living facilities and other residential facilities for seniors in Nassau County.


Sober Homes

There is not an online directory of sober homes in Nassau and Suffolk, although there is contact information available.  Please speak with your supervisor for more information.


Veterans Housing Resources

http://www.northport.va.gov/
Northport VA offers various services including housing, counseling services, medical, etc to veterans in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Veterans/index.html
This link is Nassau’s county office for veteran services.  They will assist a veteran to ensure they are getting all the services they are entitled to.

http://www.co.suffolk.ny.us/Home/departments/CountyExec/veteransservices.aspx
This link is Suffolk’s county office for veteran services.  They will assist a veteran to ensure they are getting all the services they are entitled to.

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