County of Rockland - Dept of Social Services
Building L, Sanatorium Road
Pomona, NY 10970
Class of Housing/Services: Eviction Assistance and sheltering the homeless.
Housing assistance programs: 1. Eviction Assistance and sheltering the homeless. The DSS Housing Unit offers comprehensive social services to families and individuals facing potential homelessness. Housing staff coordinates with family members, landlords and attorneys to avert impending evictions, negotiate payment of rent arrears and explore housing alternatives. - Emergency shelter placement is provided when necessary. - Referrals to other DSS or County Units are made as needed. 2. HPRP Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program Under the Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-housing Program grant (HPRP), the DSS Housing Unit oversees a short-term program that provides direct rent assistance payments to individuals facing imminent eviction, and/or are at risk of becoming homeless. Maximum assistance amounts & income eligibility requirements apply. Program funded through federal stimulus/recovery grant, overseen by the Rockland County Office of Community Development.
How To Volunteer at County of Rockland - Dept of Social Services:
Be a volunteer. Call County of Rockland - Dept of Social Services at 845) 364-3300 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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