Concern for Independent Living, Inc. is pleased to announce the planned opening of Concern Middle Island in December, 2016.  Concern Middle Island is a mixed use Supportive Housing program designed to provide housing and supportive services for adults with disabilities and low-income individuals and families from the community.  It is located at 147 Rocky Point Road, Middle Island.

Applications are available at www.concernhousing.org

All residents will enjoy the project’s amenities which include laundry facilities, a fitness room, a community room, and a computer room/library.

This project has 20 one-bedroom, 47 two-bedroom, and 5 three-bedroom apartments for low-income individuals and families from the community. Eligible applicants for these units:

  • Must be over eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must meet income limits (units are available for households at 50%, 60% and 90% AMI)
  • Full-time students are not eligible

In addition, this project has 30 studio and 20 one-bedroom apartments for adults with disabilities.  Eligible applicants for these units:

  • Must be over eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must have a primary psychiatric diagnosis (Axis I)
  • Must meet the criteria of homeless, as defined by the New York State Homeless Housing and Assistance Program
  • Must have a history of high Medicaid usage
  • Must be willing to execute a lease
  • Must meet income limits (30% of AMI)
  • Applications for these units must be received through the Suffolk County Single Point of Access

Please note that smoking is prohibited in all of Concern’s housing programs, buildings, and vehicles.  Residents of the program will be permitted to smoke in designated outdoor areas only; however, cigarettes must be disposed of in a safe and sanitary manner and in an appropriate receptacle.

The postmark deadline for initial applications is November 11, 2016.  Applications can only be processed for the initial lottery if they are mailed to Concern for Independent Living, PO Box 51, West Sayville, NY 11796.  Applications may not be hand delivered or mailed to any other address.

Christine Velia, Coordinator of Development & Special Projects

Concern for Independent Living, Inc.  PO Box 358

Medford, NY 11763 Phone: 631-758-0474 x. 2227 Fax: 631-758-0467