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Hughes House

Hughes House is a 55 unit supportive housing program in the Tremont section of the Bronx located at the corner of Hughes and Tremont Avenues that opened in November of 2011.  It is a five-storied building with 11 self sufficient studio units on each floor.  Each fully furnished apartment offers a private bathroom and kitchen with granite countertops.   Shared spaces include a community dining area, congregate lounges, a computer lab, and a fully landscaped enclosed outdoor patio.

Hughes Storefront
Hughes Storefront

Hughes House offers services to adults with histories of psychiatric illnesses and/or co-occurring psychiatric and addictive disorders.  Hughes House is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health and offers services that incorporate the principles of Wellness Self Management (WSM) into the service menu.  Efforts are made to incorporate the principles of Wellness Self Management (WSM) into the service menu.  In the WSM model, psychiatric, physical wellness and recovery are paramount.  The goal of the program is to treat the whole individual and to aid in total rehabilitation that would lead to gainful employment and independent housing.


Services
  • Comprehensive Case Management that includes linkages to community services, banking and financial management, entitlement advocacy and individualized service planning

  • Psychiatric Services

  • Medication Management

  • Group Treatment – budgeting group, men’s health group, women’s health group, cooking and eating well group, substance abuse group

  • Vocational Rehabilitation that includes vocational readiness assessment, vocational planning, and employment for participants based on individualized service plan emphasizing client’s choice, interests, skills and needs.

  • Wellness and holistic approach to treatment




Demographics

Gender

  Race

  Age

Female
Male
17%
83%
Asian
White
Black
Hispanic
2.0%
9.5%
41.5%
47.0%
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
28.0%
21.5%
23.0%
24.4%
3.0%



Accomplishments
  • Hughes Apartments provided housing to 92 residents since inception

  • We've successfully reunited six residents with family.

  • Eight residents found stable and permanent housing in the community

  • Our program referred nine residents to long term treatment programs

  • 40 to 50% of our residents are attending programs to address mental health, substance and alcohol addiction issues.

  • 10% of our residents are either employed or in job training programs and/or in GED preparation programs.






Partners
Funding Sources:  New York State Office of Mental Health, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, The New York State Housing Finance Agency NYHomes Program, Deutsche Bank

Tax Credit Syndicator:  The Richman Group

General Contractor:  Michael Borruto General Contractor

Housing Development Consultant:  KLK Consultants (Karen Krautheim)

Architect:  Jonathan Kirschenfeld Architects

Owners Representative:  Sally Chin Greene

Legal Representation:  ShermanLaw