Community Residence Single- Room Occupancy

Long-term, dormitory-style housing for adults who meet the criteria for OMH serious mental illness (SMI). Residences staffed 24/7 with secure reception areas. On-site staff provides services including medication self-administration assistance, crisis intervention, skills coaching to build activities for daily living, person-centered recovery opportunities, and social and recreational events. Meals and snacks provided, if desired. Laundry rooms, TV lounges, and game rooms available. Participants are encouraged to build independent living skills and may transition to less supportive housing, but no limit exists for length of stay. Candidates should be eligible for SSI Level II Benefits to pay residence fees.

Genesee CR-SRO

Program links three homes to create a service complex for 48 individuals. Located adjacent to a city bus stop. Backyard landscape provides comfortable leisure space. 1621 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 315.428.8527

Gateway CR-SRO

This residence is located on a large lot with ample green space. Serves up to 24 individuals. 1003 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 315.422.2847

Hawthorn CR-SRO

Newer construction on a large corner lot. Serves up to 24 individuals. 703 West Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 315.475.2107

Homestead CR-SRO

This residence offers contains private apartments. Rooms contain kitchenette facilities and private bathrooms. Serves up to 24 individuals. 222 Wyoming Street, Syracuse, NY 315.476.7345

To apply:

SPOA application, MH treatment records, proof of SMI eligibility, source of income, history and physical, and capacity for self-preservation required.
Apply through Residential Intake Department or Onondaga County SPOA Team.

Program Locations

Gateway Residence


Gateway Syracuse NY

1003 Montgomery Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

Telephone: 315-422-2847

Genesee Street community residence


Genesee St Syracuse

1621 East Genesee Street

Syracuse, NY 13510

Telephone: 315-428-8527



Hawthorn Syracuse NY

703 West Onondaga Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

Telephone: 315-475-2107

Homestead Syracuse NY


Homestead Syracuse NY

222 Wyoming Street

Syracuse, NY 13204

Telephone: 315-476-7345

24 Hours

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