Haven House Bridges Emergency Family Housing
840 Suffolk Ave
Brentwood, NY - 11717
Transitional Services of New York for Long Island, Inc. (TSLI) and Haven House/Bridges, Inc. (HHB) are charitable organizations that have provided housing and support services for over thirty years to people in need.
HHB provides emergency housing for homeless families in Suffolk County through a contract with the Suffolk County Department of Social Services (SCDSS).
To be eligible for services a family must be
Eligible for public assistance
Referred by SCDSS
HHB operates congregate emergency housing. Staff are available 24 hours per day. The primary objective is to assist homeless families to find and maintain permanent housing.
In addition, HHB assists families to establish a community network through referrals to
Mental health and substance abuse treatment
HHB also offers families a variety of support services to assist them towards self-sufficiency:
Obtain food and clothing
Life skills development
Parenting skills training
GED home study
Recreation and socialization
Resume writing and job search