You may be homeless or housed, a veteran, a student, an unemployed individual looking to be connected to benefits, or a professional in the human services field looking for training. We are here to help.
Free and open to the public, CUCS Connects provides individuals and families with coordinated access to life-changing resources.
Income Support: CUCS Connects can help you navigate unemployment applications, Food Stamp (SNAP) enrollment, and assess the maximum benefits available to you.
Healthcare: CUCS Connects can help you with the New York State Health Exchange enrollment, Medicaid and Medicare enrollments, and navigating Social Security applications.
Legal Assistance: CUCS Connects can help you with eviction prevention, employment, immigration, family law issues, child support, custody, and other civil legal issues.
Financial Coaching: CUCS Connects can help you assess your financial health, pull your credit report, and develop a plan to reach your personal goals.
Our Housing Resource Center provides information and access to housing for homeless people with psychiatric disabilities and other special needs.
Single Point of Access | SPOA Housing Program: Individualized assistance for housing applicants referred by other agencies.
Publications: We offer two bi-weekly newsletters, a Jobs Journal for residents in supportive housing and a Housing Vacancy Update about vacancies and policy updates concerning New York City’s mental health housing system.
Housing Consultants: Provide consultation and referrals to service providers, advocates, family members and homeless individuals.
Are you a human services, behavioral health or judicial professional looking for training? Our Training Institute and Academy for Justice-Informed Practice are here to help.
Our Training Institute offers live trainings on over 50 different topics related to housing and homelessness, evidence-based and clinical practices, case management and much more.
Our Academy for Justice-Informed Practice provides training to judicial and behavioral health professionals who work with individuals with mental health illnesses and criminal justice involvement.