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Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI)

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Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities is proud to offer supportive senior housing services through the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI). This initiative is designed to provide stable housing and rental assistance for seniors who are Medicaid-eligible and require some support services to live safely and independently. ESLC provides service coordination, health and wellness programs and transportation to seniors who reside at The Gardens at Penfield Square and 270 on East.

The Gardens at Penfield Square, 200 YMCA Way, Penfield, NY 14526

The Gardens offer 114 affordable apartments which are owned and managed by Home Leasing. Apartments include full kitchens with dishwashers, central air-condition, in-unit storage and private balconies. The community also includes ADA-accessible units, a community room, fitness center and laundry facilities. The Gardens is adjacent to ESLC’s assisted living and memory care community, an enclosed walkway connects the buildings so that residents may benefit from programs and services provided at either community, supporting their ability to age in place. ESLC provides supportive services to 45 residents of The Gardens.

270 on East Apartments, 270 East Avenue, Rochester NY 14604

270 on East offers 112 affordable apartments which are managed by Landsman Property Management. Apartments include Energy Star Appliances, central air-conditioning and are cable and high-speed internet ready. The community also includes ADA-accessible units, a community room, fitness center, business center, storage facilities, a roof top patio and card access to the parking garage. ESLC provides supportive services to 35 residents of 270 on East.

To learn more about our Supportive Housing Programs, you can ask us here.

Sharon Freitas
Phone: 585.333.4815
Email: sfreitas@EpiscopalSeniorLife.org

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Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative

ESSHI is designed to give stable housing assistance to seniors who are Medicaid-eligible and need support to be independent. ESLC provides service coordination, health and wellness programs and transportation to residents at The Gardens at Penfield Square and 270 on East.

Learn More About Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative

Neighborhood Programs

The Programs are offered at eight campuses, open to all seniors in the surrounding neighborhood. Each promote health and wellness through a tailored balance program, nutrition education, informative presentations and other activities.

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Service Coordination

Service Coordination aids in the development and implementation of a person-centered plan that supports the individual's independence, integration into the community and continued health and well-being allowing them to stay home longer.

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