California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

We Are All Essential: Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic in a Supportive Housing Agency

In early March 2020, NYC was on the cusp of true panic mode related to the Coronavirus, with calls for mass isolation and social distancing, a rush to buy vast quantities of toilet paper and supplies of hand sanitizer and masks rapidly exhausted. Very little guidance was in the public domain...

Working with High Risk, High Need, High Utilizers in a Mixed Use Setting: One Agency’s Experience

In a post DSRIP era, where sources of value based funding are scarce and community based organizations are still struggling to find a foot in the door partnering with the managed care industry and hospital settings, I thought it would be worth highlighting a few successful initiatives Concern for...

Recovery Begins with Housing

Concern for Independent Living, a leading non-profit provider of supportive housing, held a Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony on June 30, 2017 to celebrate the opening of Concern Bergen, a 90-unit supportive housing development for persons with disabilities and families in need of affordable...

Ending Veteran Homelessness on Long Island

In 2011 President Obama, Department of Defense Secretary Eric Shinseki and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a five-year plan to end veteran homelessness in the United States. The announcement was backed up by record funds to help achieve this goal. VASH vouchers (Veterans Administration...

Suffolk Agency Expands into Brooklyn

After over 25 years of developing primarily small, scattered site projects in Suffolk County, Concern for Independent Living is pleased to open The Rochester Avenue Apartments, our first Single-Site Supportive Housing program in Brooklyn. Using New York New York III funding, this 65-unit apartment...