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Behavioral Health

SUS offers a mix of peer-run and traditional services built on established trusting relationships. Programs and services are delivered in rehabilitation environments replete with opportunities for self-improvement...

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Lois’ Testimonial

Lois moved from California to New York, and very quickly ended up homeless, living on the streets. She felt helpless and desperate, and tried to commit suicide. While in hospital recovering, Lois was referred to SUS, and has been living in SUS housin...

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Second Annual Dinner For A Better New York

On March 5, 2014, we hosted our second annual Dinner for a Better New York, an event curated by celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, creator, host and co-executive producer of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods....

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Joyce’s Testimonial

Joyce was a young single mother trying to put her son through college when she lost her two brothers and her mother. The strain and stress were too much for her and she eventually turned to drugs......

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Janet’s Testimonial

Janet is living with AIDS and has found the support she needs at SUS. Please watch to learn more about her story and how SUS helps those living with HIV/AIDS....

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At SUS, we know that housing is at the very core of building or re-building a healthy life. That’s why we own and manage 58 housing properties, with over 1,700 units of housing for almost 3,000 people....

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About Us

Founded in 1978, Services for the UnderServed (SUS) has gained a reputation for supporting individuals and families facing challenging life situations such as mental illness, developmental disability, physical disability, AIDS, homelessness, unemploy...

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Developmental Disabilities

We have one goal: helping people with intellectual/developmental disabilities achieve their life dreams. We do that by collaborating with the individuals and/or their families to design services based on their needs, strengths and interests....

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Henry’s Testimonial

Henry, an individual living with developmental disabilities at an SUS facility, talks about his life at SUS and how he has become a much more independent person through his job and also learning how to brush his teeth and take a shower. He has become...

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SUS offers a full spectrum of housing, employment and treatment programs for veterans facing unemployment, homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse disorders, and HIV/AIDS. These high-impact programs directly address the integration needs of ret...

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Fred’s Testimonial

Fred is a part of the SUS Knickerbocker Transitional Housing Program  - the principal SUS program dedicated to veterans. Located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, Knickerbocker provides housing and supportive services to forty-eight male veterans...

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Corporate Partnerships

SUS has a track record of building successful partnerships with a diverse range of companies, and seeks to forge strategic partnerships with organizations throughout New York City....

A Community of Opportunity

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life with purpose – and we’ve been transforming this belief into reality for over 35 years.

Through housing, employment, skills-building, treatment and rehabilitation, and in partnership with the people who come to us for services, we create pathways to a rich and productive life.

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