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 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.
- 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
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- 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.
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