Options Receives Astoria Bank Grant

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been awarded a $7,500 grant from Astoria Bank in support of housing for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. The funding will be used to support Options 69 housing sites scattered throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties that are dedicated to serving individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families. “With affordable […]

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Options’ Staff Wear Green For Mental Health Awareness Month

On May 13, 2016, the employees of Options for Community Living wore green to help raise awareness about mental illness. Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in an effort to draw attention to the mental health issues that affect as many as one in four individuals in America. “So many […]

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Options Walks For Mental Health

On Saturday, May 7th Options assembled more than 100 volunteers to participate in the NAMI walks for mental health at Jones Beach. NAMI Walks events bring together people of all ages and fitness levels across the United States to combat stigma, raise funds and promote awareness of mental illness. According to NAMI, “Each NAMIWalks 5K event […]

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Options Comedy Night Fundraiser Charity, Cocktails, and Comedy

On Sunday, April 17th, Options for Community Living, Inc. held its second annual comedy night fundraising event at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown. With more than 100 employees and friends in attendance the event raised more than $4,700.  Gift baskets included donations from Martha Clara Vineyard, ESPN Magazine, Stew Leonard’s and many area retailers.  Proceeds […]

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Options’ Mobile Residential Support Team Services For Adults In Supportive Housing

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been awarded a $250,000 contract through the Suffolk County Department of Health Services to provide residential support services to adults recovering from mental illness. In the past, the New York State Office of Mental Health, OMH, funded housing which provided intensive levels of supervision (community residences and apartment treatment […]

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Options For Community Living Receives a $652,320 NYS Supportive Housing Grant

Options for Community Living, Inc. has been awarded $652,320 under the New York State Supportive Housing Program (NYSSHP) through the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. This NYSSHP grant will enable Options to assist adults with psychiatric disabilities and other chronic illnesses residing in the agency’s supportive housing programs on Long Island. “This award […]

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