We work to ensure families and communities thrive economically.
HSUA: Housing Stabilization & Utility Assistance
Provide short-term rent or mortgage assistance and case management to ensure eviction prevention, emergency assistance for move-in costs, as well as utility assistance to avoid disconnection. In addition, we provide concurrent supportive services, housing advocacy, and life skills training to ensure housing and income stability.
Heating, Cooling & Transportation Assistance
Provide supports for families in need of assistance with heating, cooling or public transportation expenses. This includes providing one-time grants for fuel, electric, utility companies, oil deliveries and vouchers for bus transportation. Partners include United Way of Long Island's Project Warmth Emergency Fuel Fund
Long Island Financial Empowerment Centers
Developing a pilot of a financial empowerment center model in Roosevelt and Wyandanch in supporting Long Islanders in credit, debt, assets and savings through direct counseling services and advocacy.
Youth Workforce Development
We help young people year-round succeed in jobs, entrepreneurship, and ongoing career learning. We build our programs to better connect young people with mentors, training providers, and employers throughout Nassau County. This includes onboarding, job readiness skills, and placement during out of school, weekend, and summer hours.
Supporting Business Revitalizations
We partner with local chambers of commerce, including Roosevelt and Hempstead, in providing small business development and advocacy on main street revitalization efforts to improve economic opportunities.