West Nassau 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.
- Those with psychiatric disabilities who are in need of a structured and supportive setting in the community.
- Individuals may have a secondary substance abuse diagnoses, but West Nassau does not offer substance abuse services. Consumers would need to secure these services at outpatient clinics or programs.
Adults we are unable to serve
- Individuals with severe medical conditions who require 24-hour medical supervision.
- People who are a danger to themselves or others at the time of application.
- Assertiveness/self-advocacy training
- Behavioral intervention
- Case management
- Community integration/resource development
- Crisis management
- Daily living skills training
- Health management services
- Medication management and training
- Parenting training
- Rehabilitation counseling
- Room and board
- Skill development services, related to education/vocational pursuits
- Socialization skills training
- Symptom management
- Travel training/transportation
Referrals must be made through Nassau County Single Point of Access (SPOA) for adults. Placement is voluntary.
Please read our Intake Procedure
Once a referral is received from SPA, a decision on the individual’s acceptance into the program is made by the admissions’ committee composed of mental health professionals who, together with staff, review applications and determine the appropriateness of each candidate.