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Entries by Christine Velia
Support Concern for Independent Living and NYC artist, Dean Chooch Landry, with the purchase of his new book “I Still Love You.” A “visual love letter” to New York City, this beautifully crafted hardcover book will make a perfect gift. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to Concern to support our programs. Available […]
By Martin C. Evans December 13, 2017 A public/private partnership took another step toward easing homelessness among Long Island’s veterans Wednesday, breaking ground in Central Islip on a trio of single-family homes. The homes, to be built by Concern for Independent Living on land donated by Suffolk County, will be rented at subsidized rates to […]
On October 16, 2017, Concern held a Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony to celebrate the opening of Renaissance Village, a 123-unit mixed-income supportive housing development in Suffolk County. Formerly underutilized land in the heart of Middle Island, Renaissance Village now boasts 9 townhome-style buildings; a community center with exercise room, computer room and staff offices; laundry […]
Concern for Independent Living was pleased to honor Gail Lynch-Bailey, President of the Middle Island Civic Association, at the Grand Opening of Renaissance Village on October 16, 2017. For many years, Ms. Bailey and the Middle Island Civic Association have worked tirelessly to revitalize the community by promoting the redevelopment of blighted and underutilized parcels. […]
Concern for Independent Living was pleased to honor NYS Homes and Community Renewal Assistant Commissioner Sean Fitzgerald at the Grand Opening celebration of Renaissance Village on October 16. Mr. Fitzgerald has been an integral part of making Concern’s many housing projects a success.
Concern is pleased to have been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an international, independent accreditor of health and human services. Successful accreditation is based on a review of over 1,100 Quality Standards, including the key areas of leadership, strategic planning, stakeholder input, financial planning, risk management, human […]
Concern is pleased to have partnered with the Leviticus Fund to develop housing for Veterans on Long Island. Leviticus Fund provided gap financing totaling $735,624 for the development of Liberty Landing in Lake Ronkonkoma. “A safe, affordable place to call home goes a long way to promote the dignity and confidence of an individual, especially […]
Ronkonkoma, NY October 26, 2016 – Concern for Independent Living, a leading non-profit provider of supportive housing, held a Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony today to celebrate the opening of Liberty Landing, a 59-unit supportive housing development for veterans and families in need of affordable housing in Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County, Long Island. “We have been very […]
Concern for Independent Living has been awarded $312,134 from The Home Depot Foundation to support the Concern Ronkonkoma veterans housing project. The mission of The Home Depot Foundation is to improve the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families. Since 2011, they have invested more than $82 million to support the housing […]