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Elmcrest Proposes Supportive Housing for Young Parents


Detail of proposed supportive housing plan.

Elmcrest Children’s Center is dedicated to building on the promise of children and families through early intervention. That's why Elmcrest is partnering with Christopher Community, Inc. to address the issues of poverty and housing vulnerability among young parents in Syracuse.

The two nonprofits have worked together to propose a development for parents aged 18-25 who have children of pre-school age. Under the proposal, they will:

  • Build 50 safe and affordable two- and three-bedroom apartments on Elmcrest property
  • Provide supportive services for the parents living in the community
  • Provide education opportunities for their children through Elmcrest's award-winning early education programs
Concept of one of the proposed housing units

For more information, please contact Chris Iven at civen@elmcrest.org or 315-446-6250, x355.