The Network operates, first and foremoest, on behalf of its members: the supportive housing providers of New York State. We exist, like supportive housing residences themselves, to help foster a sense of community.

For information on membership in the New York City, Long Island or Westchester area, please email or call Sydney Kopp-Richardson at 646-619-9645. Upstate New York organizations looking for more information should email or call (518-465-3233) Stephen Piasecki in the Network's Albany office.


As members of the Network, organizations receive the following benefits:


  • Advocacy related to funding, public policy and regulations at the City, State and Federal levels.
  • Analysis of policies that affect supportive housing development and operation.
  • City, State and Federal budget analyses.
  • Access to the latest research pertaining to supportive housing.
  • State and federal legislative/action alerts.
  • Discounted admission to the Network’s Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference, the largest supportive housing conference in the country.
  • Assistance with siting new residences.
  • Access to the Network’s 200-plus nonprofit members and 100-plus corporate and affiliate members.
  • Access to the Network’s database of supportive housing, the only repository of information about all the supportive housing in New York State.
  • Possible inclusion of agency information in Network materials, including residence profiles on our website.
  • The opportunity to nominate a residence, neighbor or tenant of the year at the Network’s annual Awards Gala.
  • Discounted tickets for the Network’s annual Awards Gala.
  • Discounted tickets for the Network’s annual statewide Conference.
  • Access to the Network’s staff to help answer questions regarding advocacy, research, policy, training, communications and working with the media.
  • Access to the Network’s workshops and forums held throughout the year.