Supported Housing Program
The Supported Housing Program is a non-licensed program operated by SAIL. Supported Housing often works in conjunction with other services and agencies in the area and is funded via a variety of local and federal grants under various requirements and regulations. Guidelines from the New York State Office of Mental Health also govern the day to day operations of this program.
This program increases permanent housing options for people with mental illness and makes support services designed to assist persons in succeeding in their housing available.
SAIL Supported Housing program provides affordable, permanent housing and services for individuals and families, including families with children. Clients live in houses or apartments and receive rental assistance, case management services. staff are available in emergencies 24 hours a day and maintain a steady case management monitoring program for all of its residents. Supported Housing programs are normally intended for the homeless and families as well as housing for persons who need Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) support services.
This program is lead by Brian Cohen, Director of Program Operations.
Supervisors in Supported Housing include Richard Herscher, Larry Russell, and Sabrina Osmani.
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