General Information
Description of ProgramProvides an emergency housing unit for female young adults ages 16-21 who are homeless. Program offers a variety of services to residents including informal individual and group counseling, independent living skills training, limited transportation, assistance in funding permanent housing, referral to educational or vocational program, and a supervised environment.
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Client Information
EligibilityFemale young adults ages 16-21 who are homeless and eligible for public assistance. Access to all Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons Requires a Referral by a DSS office location/hotline operator. For Nassau County, 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.
Hours of Operation24 hours, 7 days a week
Contact Information
Contact's NameBrenda Shick
Contact's PositionProgram Director
Physical Site City, State, Zip, 11746
Mailing City, State, Zip, 11746
Main Phone(631)643-8800
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateApr13
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
This Program: GATEHOUSE
Affiliated Services: GATEHOUSE