Supportive Housing

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Acacia Network and our affiliates serve more than 1,100 individuals through our Supportive Housing and Social Services division in New York City. Through our integrated Health, Housing, and Social Services Divisions, we seek to meet our clients’ broad range of needs to provide the support they need to remain housed and to live independently.

Our portfolio includes: Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs) under the NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), Community Residences and Apartment Treatment Programs under the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Congregate Supportive Housing under the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), NYC HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) Supportive Housing Programs, as well as diverse supportive housing programs for single adults and/or families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in which either the individual or the head of household requires support for a substance use disorder, a serious mental illness (SMI), a disabling medical condition or HIV/AIDS, among others.


Supportive Housing:

Supportive housing is a combination of rental subsidy and support services designed to help individuals and families use housing as a platform for health and recovery following a period of homelessness, hospitalization or incarceration. Acacia Supportive Housing programs are located throughout NYC and in Buffalo.

Program services include, but are not limited to: Case Management; Primary Care, Dental, Health Homes, Home Care & Child Care Referrals; Behavioral Health Counseling & Referrals; Homelessness Prevention; Financial Education, Referrals, and Support; Daily Living Skills & Skill Development; Educational Referrals, and more.

To qualify, an individual must meet eligibility requirements, such as:

  • Having a documented disability condition that is chronic and impedes a person’s ability to live independently, including a substance use disorder, certain mental health conditions, HIV/AIDS, or being elderly/frail.
  • Must be Homeless or Chronically Homeless, or show documented risk of homelessness

For more info, contact: Trinesha Brown at

Developmental Disability Residential Services:

Our Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs), certified by the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), provide services specifically driven by a trauma-informed and client-centered approach towards servicing individuals with developmental disabilities, in order to help them lead a productive life fostered​ by inclusion and independence.

For more info, contact: Jenine Murray at

OMH Residential Services:

Acacia Network manages a portfolio residential programs under the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), including:

  • Apartment, Treatment Community Residence: A program which provides adults an apartment in the community, with staff visits as necessary to provide rehabilitative services designed to improve functioning and develop greater independence.
  • Congregate, Support Community Residence: A single site residence that provides group living for adults, three meals a day, 24 hours per day supervision/staff, as well as activities geared toward maintaining or improving functioning and independence.
  • Congregate, Treatment Community Residence: A single site residence that provides group living for adults, three meals a day, 24 hours per day supervision/staff, and substance use rehabilitative groups and counseling.

For more info, contact: Charles Staten at