Supportive Housing Network of NY
146 Washington Avenue
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Albany, NY 12210
Class of Housing: supportive housing
The Supportive Housing Network of New York is a nonprofit membership organization with offices in New York City and Albany. The Network represents over 200 nonprofits that develop and operate supportive housing. As the only supportive housing membership organization in the state, the Network serves as a voice for the provider community, which has created the largest, best-managed and most innovative supportive housing stock in the nation. The Network, established in 1988, continues to expand alongside the rapid growth of supportive housing. It now includes almost every supportive housing provider in New York. It also includes over 80 affiliate and corporate partners. Thanks in part to the Network’s advocacy efforts, New York is now home to over 43,000 units of supportive housing.
Supportive housing is permanent, affordable housing in which support services are offered on-site to help homeless, disabled and low-income people live independently in the community. Tenants have leases or lease-like agreements, apartments are affordable, rent cannot exceed one-third of tenants’ income and property management and services are provided by nonprofit organizations.
Helpful Definitions For Supportive Housing Network of NY:
Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
How To Volunteer at Supportive Housing Network of NY:
Be a volunteer. Call Supportive Housing Network of NY at 518-465-3233 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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