Entries by Christine Velia

CONCERN RECEIVES THREE-YEAR ACCREDITATION

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 […]

PARTNERS IN VETERAN HOUSING

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 […]

CONCERN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING CELEBRATES THE GRAND OPENING OF LIBERTY LANDING

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 GETS $312K HOME DEPOT GRANT

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 […]

CELEBRATING THE OPENING OF LIBERTY VILLAGE!

Amityville, NY September 29, 2014 – Concern for Independent Living, a leading nonprofit provider of  housing, held a Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony today to celebrate the opening of Liberty Village, a 60 unit supportive housing development for veterans and their families in Amityville, Suffolk County, Long Island. “Concern [for Independent Living] is pleased to celebrate […]

CONCERN RONKONKOMA BREAKS GROUND!

Concern for Independent Living is pleased to have broken ground on Concern Ronkonkoma, a 59-unit supportive and affordable housing project located in Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island.  Once complete, this project will offer 59 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments for veterans and for low-income families.  

NEIGHBORHOOD BUILDERS ON LONG ISLAND: BofA Press Release

Neighborhood Builders on Long Island  Nonprofits play a key role in providing local services to individuals and families in need. Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program was designed to bolster these organizations’ effectiveness in improving the quality of life for the people they serve.   On Long Island, the program was established in 2005, and has […]

VETERAN HOUSING PLAN GETS STATE HELP: Newsday

Developers planning an affordable housing complex for military veterans in Lake Ronkonkoma received a present Friday: a $1.2 million annual state tax credit. The credit, which officials said is worth about $13 million over 10 years, is expected to spur investment in the $23 million, 59-unit project on Portion Road. Shortages of affordable housing are […]