Development of New Transitional Residence for Homeless Families in the Bronx
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Services for the UnderServed was awarded a $13.5 million contract by the NYC Department of Homeless Services to develop and operate a stand-alone transitional residence for homeless families with children at East 178th St. in the Bronx.
The transitional supportive housing will aid families in stabilizing their lives as they move into permanent housing. The development will include individual apartments with amenities such as on-site laundry, communal backyard, indoor recreational space and 24-hour security. The new transitional housing will also provide on-site support including individual and group counseling, employment assistance, vocational training, referral and care coordination, health education, recreational activities, and alternative healing activities. Residents may also access additional S:US services such as substance use disorder treatment, crisis respite, assertive community treatment, HIV/AIDS and veterans services.