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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.

  • CUCS Benefit Centers

    Free and open to the public, CUCS Benefit Centers can connect you to the housing, financial and legal resources you may need.

    Income Support: Assistance accessing various benefits including health insurance, nutrition assistance, such as SNAP or WIC, unemployment insurance, and rental freeze programs.

    Legal Assistance: Legal counseling from the Legal Aid Society around a wide range of family, immigration and housing issues.

    Financial Coaching: One-on-one assistance with understanding debt reduction, saving for the future and budgeting.

    Referrals: Connecting to various support services including food pantries, mental health counseling, domestic violence support and substance abuse services.

    Visit a CUCS Benefit Center today.

  • Housing Resource Center

    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.

    Click here to connect with the Housing Resource Center today.

  • Training

    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.

    Connect with training today.