Supportive Housing Residence for Formerly Homeless Adults
The Senate is a permanent supportive housing residence for formerly homeless adults, many with mental illness. Developed in 1988, The Senate was one of the first low-income housing tax credit projects in New York City.
An eight-story building, The Senate includes 136 single-room occupancy units, along with offices and community space. Most tenants are referred through the New York City Human Resources Administration or the Manhattan Outreach Consortium, of which Goddard Riverside is a member.
On-site services include:
- medication monitoring
- case management
- money management
- entitlement assistance
- medical and psychiatric care
- substance use counseling
- work-readiness training
- meals program
- 24-hour/7-day front-desk security
- group activities ranging from trips and movies to tai chi and health & wellness