Our Programs

Building & Renovating Homes 

 

  • SHORE builds new multi-family homes or purchases and renovates properties to provide affordable rental apartments for homeless families or families about to become homeless.

  • 23 families are currently housed in SHORE homes... most are single mothers. 

 

  • Families are recommend by local nonprofit agencies.

 

  • SHORE currently operates:

    • 14 rental units in White Plains

    • 1 two-family home in Ardsley

    • 1 two-family home in Sleepy Hollow

    • 3 two-family homes in Mamaroneck and Larchmont managed with I CARE (Interfaith Council for Affordable Residence)

Providing Support for Homeless Families

 

  • SHORE/I CARE supplies donated furniture and appliances to homeless families when they move into their new apartments.
     

  • SHORE/I CARE subsidies rent for many families to ensure they can remain stably housed.

  • SHORE/ I CARE pays for utility bills, insurance and home maintenance for many of the families in our rental units.

 

  • SHORE/I CARE provides a social worker (from A-HOME) to offer counseling and guidance (financial, information about public assistance etc.) to tenants who need it.

Advocating to Eliminate Homelessness

 

  • SHORE/I CARE advocates with government and other organizations to create affordable housing by documenting and reporting problems of homelessness.
     

  • SHORE/I CARE supports other local nonprofit agencies and programs that help homeless individuals with housing needs.