Concern for Independent Living, Inc. is a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals and families to live in the community with dignity and enhanced opportunities through the provision of housing and support services. We are one of the largest housing agencies of this kind in New York State, currently serving approximately 1,100 individuals and families in over 220 locations. Concern offers a variety of housing options with individualized support services designed to support personal growth and independence.
For over 40 years, Concern for Independent Living has been helping people achieve their goals of greater independence, housing stability, and increased pride in their accomplishments. Our agency and its programs have been accredited by CARF, honored with National Awards for Housing Excellence, and has recently received the Benefactor’ Award from the American Institute of Architects on Long Island, the Smart Growth Award from Vision Long Island, the first Visionary Award from NAMI-NYS, was named 2012 Agency of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers Suffolk Division and was awarded the 2016 Key of Excellence by the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless. Concern is known throughout New York State for its high quality housing and services, and we are proud of our ongoing efforts to continue to enhance and improve our programs and services. It is our commitment to develop outstanding programs, combined with individualized services for our residents, that has helped us earn our reputation and national recognition.