HELP USA Suffolk, Long Island Permeant Housing

 

HELP Suffolk is a 76-unit transitional housing facility for homeless families. HELP Suffolk is the largest housing facility for the homeless on Long Island.  The complex sits on seven acres of property and consists of four residential buildings, a community building, two playgrounds and a baseball field.

Since its inception in 1990, HELP Suffolk has served over 4,000 families and places approximately 60 percent of families into permanent housing. In 1995 HELP Suffolk, with funding from Housing and Urban Development, established an Employment Readiness Program. Since its inception, approximately 500 individuals have secured employment in over 120 companies throughout Suffolk County.

HELP Suffolk remains the most cost-effective model for homeless housing in Suffolk County, costing approximately one third less than what it costs to house families in motels and other emergency housing facilities which offer few or no services.

Available services include:

  • Medical Services
  • Employment Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Housing Placement Assistance
  • Early Childhood Education/Daycare
  • After School Programs
  • Homework Help/Tutoring
  • Client Case Management
  • Recreation
  • After-Care Services
  • On-Site Security