EMERGENCY HOUSING

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides emergency, temporary housing for homeless families in congregate setting. Housing is located in Brentwood, Central Islip and Huntington Station. Staff assist residents to obtain permanent housing and provide the following services: entitlement advocacy, life skill training and referrals to vocational/educational programs, mental health and substance abuse referrals. Affiliated with Transitional Services of New York for Long Island, Inc.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk, Nassau
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation. Provides transportation for residents.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish (limited basis)
EligibilityApplicants must be over 18, homeless with at least one adult and one child, or couples without children. Must be referred by Suffolk County DSS. Access to all Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons Requires a Referral by a DSS office location/hotline operator. For Nassau, please call (516)227-8519 or the evening/emergency number at (516)573-8626. For Suffolk County, please call (631)854-9517 or the evening/emergency number at (631)854-9100. If you are ineligible for DSS services, please call Long Island Coalition for the Homeless at (631)464-4314.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesSCDSS emergency shelter per diem rate.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationShelter 24/7; Administrative Office M-F 9am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJanine Taylor
Contact's PositionDirector of Operations
Physical Site Address 1840 Suffolk Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipBrentwood, NY 11717
Mailing Address 1840 Suffolk Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipBrentwood, NY 11717
Main Phone(631)854-9500 (SCDSS)
Emergency/After Hours Phone(631)854-9100 (after 4:30, weekends and holidays)
Program Emailadmin@tsli-hhb.org
Web Addresswww.tsli-hhb.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug16
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
HAVEN HOUSE/BRIDGES, INC.
This Program: EMERGENCY HOUSING
Affiliated Services: EMERGENCY HOUSING