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Office of Mental Health

Enhanced Housing for Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness

The Office of Mental Health (OMH) announces this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development and operation of 7 Enhanced Young Adult Housing programs located throughout New York State for young adults with a serious mental illness (SMI). Each opportunity consists of Apartment Treatment units (5 or 10) and 20 scattered-site supportive housing units.

The target population for all seven programs is young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 with serious mental illness who are coming from an institutional setting or community residence, leaving foster care, or are homeless. Some individuals may have a co-occurring substance use disorder (SUD) and be at various stages of recovery. The Enhanced Young Adult Housing model is scattered-site housing that will be sited in the following county(ies):

  • Nassau/Suffolk
  • Bronx
  • Albany/Rensselaer/Schenectady
  • Sullivan/Orang
  • Onondaga
  • Erie
  • Monroe