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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 […]