Connection to resources, assistance with setting goals towards housing and creating housing plans for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness.
(631) 464-4314 ext. 118
LICH street outreach provides...
Referrals to eligible resources such as care coordination, mental health treatment, substance use treatment etc.
Assistance with applying for SNAP and Public Assistance (PA).
Assistance with developing housing plans to exit homelessness and applying for and collecting necessary documentation for eligible housing programs
An "access point" to Coordinated Entry for Nassau and Suffolk counties
The eligibility for street outreach services is...
Living outside or in a place not meant for human habitation (in a car, tent, train station etc.)
Street outreach is not...
Crisis or 24/7 response
Direct access to shelter or DSS (emergency shelter can only be accessed through Department of Social Services)
LICH Street Outreach prioritizes those experiencing unsheltered homelessness for the longest periods of time for housing-focused street outreach (12+ months).