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Options for Community Living Awarded Newsday Charities Grant

Options for Community Living, Inc. (Options) has received a $20,000 grant award from Newsday Charities. The grant will support housing-related expenses for formerly homeless individuals and families in Options’ rapid rehousing program. Options introduced rapid-rehousing several years ago as a solution to help individuals and families quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing. Rapid […]

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Sterling National Bank Charitable Foundation Helps Vulnerable Long Islanders Thrive

Options for Community Living, Inc. received a $5,000 grant award from Sterling National Bank Charitable Foundation. This award supports Options housing programs for homeless individuals and families living in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Through housing and case management programs, Options helps more than 2,400 Long Islanders annually. “On a given night in January last year, […]

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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 eighth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Options. This accreditation decision represents the highest […]

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Long Islanders Give Back this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time to spread love and cheer, especially to those who are struggling just to get by. Each year, Options for Community Living, Inc., a Long Island nonprofit, asks the community to support the individuals and families served through its programs by providing holiday assistance. Thanks to an overwhelming response from supporters, […]

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Options for Community Living Receives Grant from Investors Foundation to Help Homeless Families 

Options for Community Living, Inc., a Long Island-based not-for-profit organization received a $5,000 grant award from Investors Foundation. This award will help further Options’ mission to help individuals and families struggling with homelessness and housing instability to live independently in the community. “We rely on both government funding and private support to operate our programs,” […]

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) for Town of Brookhaven Residents

The Town of Brookhaven Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is helping residents of households behind on their rent, who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 and are at risk of homelessness or housing instability. ERAP is providing significant economic relief to help qualified low and moderate-income households by providing rental arrears (rent overdue), temporary […]

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Partnering for Long Islanders

On Tuesday, June 15th two Long Island not-for-profit organizations, Options for Community Living, Inc. and Long Island Cares, teamed up to provide food for area residents in need. Long Island Cares’ Mobile Outreach Resource Enterprise (MORE) arrived at Options’ administrative office in Ronkonkoma at 10 am to distribute food and provide additional resources. At the […]

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Generous Grant from Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports Long Island’s Most Vulnerable

Generous Grant from Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports Long Island’s Most Vulnerable

Options for Community Living, Inc., a Long Island-based not-for-profit organization, received a grant award of $15,000 from Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Funds support affordable supportive housing programs in Nassau and Suffolk County. “Everyone needs safe, stable housing,” said Yolanda Robano-Gross, Options’ CEO. “Some conditions make it difficult for people to maintain a stable home without help. […]

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