At Risk/Homeless Housing Related Assistance Programs

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Programs authorized under federal or state legislation or local government initiatives that provide financial assistance and supportive services for individuals and/or families who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Included are prevention programs that help people at imminent risk for homelessness preserve current housing or secure alternative housing; diversion programs that help people actively seeking shelter to identify and access viable alternatives including shared housing arrangements and transitional housing/shelter; and rapid re-housing programs that help people who are already homeless move as quickly as possible into permanent housing. Services may include case management, rental deposits, rent assistance, utility deposits, housing search assistance, moving expenses, expenses related to non-shelter temporary housing in situations where permanent housing has been secured but is currently unavailable, and other costs the family may incur in the process of acquiring or maintaining housing. Allowable activities, eligibility criteria and other requirements vary depending on the jurisdiction, the funding source and the focus of the program.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROESSupporting those who have returned home from the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan with severe wounds and disabilities, by building homes for families in dire need. Homes are built from the ground up or existing homes are modified to meet the needs of the veteran. Homes are provided mortgage-free and the recipient veterans also receive financial planning services, family funding, and emergency support as well as advice and guidance needed to maintain home expenses and to plan for a successful future.NassauBUILDING HOMES FOR HEROESBUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES
HOMELESS RESOURCESEducates the public about services available to the homeless of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Provides a hotline for housing referrals, supplies school backpacks and conducts a one day summer camp for homeless children. Provides coordinated applications to HUD for homeless funding and coordinates services to the homeless from more than 60 nonprofit organizations.SuffolkHOMELESS RESOURCESLONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
PERMANENT HOUSING REFERRALSOffers direct case management and permanent housing referrals to Nassau and Suffolk County households homeless for one year or longer. Includes single adults, adult couples, families, veterans, persons with disabilities and victims of domestic violence.SuffolkPERMANENT HOUSING REFERRALSLONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIESProvides wrap around services and temporary financial assistance(TFA). The services offered include, but are not limited to, emergency housing referrals, assistance searching for housing, connection to local, state and federal benefits, employment and training services, financial literacy services, budget advisory, rental and arrears assistance, utility arrears, security deposits, storage and moving costs, temporary financial assistance and connection to child care providers.SuffolkSUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIESSERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED
SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIESSupports the VA's effort to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless and rapidly rehousing those who have fallen into homelessness. Promotes housing stability and helps connect veterans and their family members to VA services and other benefits. Offers additional services such as case management, housing counseling, fiduciary and payee services, access or referrals to mental health care, child care services, legal services, personal financial planning services, and temporary financial assistance to those who qualify. Program in partnership with Services for the Underserved. Services available in Spanish.SuffolkSUPPORT SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIESUNITED VETERANS BEACON HOUSE, INC.
VETERANS SERVICESProvides three residential treatment facilities exclusively for veterans struggling with chemical dependency, post-traumatic stress disorder and other life challenges. They are located in Manhattan, Richmond Hill, Queens, and Ellenville NY. The Ellenville facility is dedicated to female veterans and offers gender-specific treatment at a safe and encouraging environment for women veterans. Also operates the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) which provides community-based housing assistance and support services for at-risk veterans and their families. These services include temporary financial assistance, housing counseling, legal service referrals, daily living services, personal financial planning and transportation services.VETERANS SERVICESSAMARITAN DAYTOP VILLAGE

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