Year: 2019

top workplace

Options for Community Living Wins Long Island ’19 Top Workplace Award

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been named a Top Workplace by Newsday for the second year in a row. Awards were presented at a reception held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, October 23rd .  This recognition is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, […]

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Bethpage Cares for the Long Island Community

On Friday, June 14, 2019, nine employees from Bethpage Federal Credit Union spent the day gardening and painting at a home owned and operated by Options for Community Living, Inc. “We are incredibly thankful to Bethpage Federal Credit Union for their support through volunteerism,” said Jessica Schwab, Options Development Assistant. “Everyone worked really hard and […]

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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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