Residential/Emergency Shelter

A safe and stable place to call home — because you are not alone.

FCA operates four residences which fall under two categories: Runaway and Homeless Youth housing, and Office of Mental Health (OMH) Community Residences. Each of these programs provides housing and supportive services for Long Island’s most vulnerable populations.

Nassau Haven

A 24/7 Emergency Youth Shelter

Nassau Haven is 24/7 emergency youth shelter. This 12-bed, gender-inclusive, emergency shelter for youth ages 10 to 20, provides short-term housing, case management and crisis intervention to runaway and homeless youth in Nassau County.

Lakeview House

Community Residence for teens with emotional impairments.

Lakeview House is a Community Residence program for teens with emotional impairments. Located in West Hempstead, Lakeview provides a therapeutic environment for adolescents, ages 13-18, with serious emotional disturbances who need a structured community setting to result in outcomes of successful functioning and integration back into the family, community, or independent living.


Transitional Housing for Homeless Young Adults

Walkabout for Young Men and Women located in Freeport, is a transitional independent living program for young adults, ages 16-20. Walkabout prepare homeless adolescents and young adults for independent living by assisting with job interviews, resumes, creating a budget and overall planning for the future.

West Nassau Residence

For Adults with Mental Illness

West Nassau Residence is a residence for adults with mental illness. Located in Elmont, this 24-hour supervised home for adults ages 18 – 59, serves men and women by assisting them in learning the skills necessary to move on to a more independent living environment.