EIS: Housing Resource Center has as its mission to prevent homelessness which we accomplish by keeping residents in their communities, preserving existing affordable housing, and promoting and supporting the construction of affordable housing for low, moderate and middle-income households.
By employing a small staff which offers direct, compassionate services, EIS seeks to keep New Yorkers in their homes through legal assistance, hoarding awareness and counseling.
Our Types of Programs Include:
- Legal Clinics
- Housing Advocacy
- Elder Services
- S.O.R.T: Space Organization Resource Tools
- Benefits Entitlement
For some thoughts about why supporting EIS is worthwhile, please check out this video by Autumn Swope, a student at Marymount Manhattan College, our EIS Service Learning Partner:
Announcements: Regular Meetings, Information and Notices
SORT TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS:
EIS’ SORT program remains the “go to” program to help hoarders at risk of losing their homes. Our unique, holistic program focuses on saving and maintaining the home; long-term. Learn from our SORT-trained housing advocates, social workers and housing court attorneys how we do it. You’ll take home a SORT training manuel and a number of resources and references !
EIS offers these training sessions for professionals both on site at EIS or at your office location. Please contact EIS by phone at (212) 308-2210 or by email at email@example.com to discuss particulars.
EIS has been helping New Yorkers stay put since 1984. As our Founder, Gloria Milliken, said “Prevention is the only way to stem the unceasing tide of homelessness.”
EIS PROGRAM CALENDAR:
First Monday of every month:
5:30pm- 7pm : SORT Support Group/Workshop for those struggling with clutter and hoarding
2:30pm-5pm Housing Legal Clinic
Every Wednesday: 10am-1pm Benefits Entitlement Counseling
10am-1pm Housing Court Buddy Intake Sessions (for those representing themselves in Housing Court)
Third Wednesday of every month: (starting in March 2017).
3pm-4pm : Simple Living Group for SORT participants.
Counseling is available by appointment only. Please contact EIS by phone at (212) 308-2210 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment for assistance with your housing matters.
EIS is a proud member of the PBS Channel 13/WLIW Community Hall of Fame.