St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester

Community Residences &

Transitional Apartments

Community Residences and Transitional Apartments

Referrals to any of these community-based programs are initiated by sending referral material (including HRA-2011 E housing application) to: Referral Coordinator, Residential Services, 1216 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10305 or by faxing the information to (718) 273-5159. All programs accept Medicaid, SSI/SSA, public assistance or self pay.

Community Residences

These programs are transitional community residences that provide 24-hour supervision with comprehensive, structured and therapeutic programs to prepare residents for more independent living.

Chait House
75 Vanderbilt Avenue, Building 3, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10304
Tel (718) 818-5071
Fax (718) 876-1876

Sister Mary Assisium Residence
382 Westervelt Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10301
Tel (718) 876-1290
Fax (718) 876-4339

Austin House
20 Austin Place
Staten Island, NY 10301
Tel (718) 876-1316
Fax (718) 876-4339

Community Residences for Special Populations
Chait Residence is an innovative transitional residence designed for adults who are dually diagnosed with both mental illness and chemical addiction (MICA). The program is modeled on a modified therapeutic concept, which uses a three-tier approach to recovery and psychiatric stabilization. The program provides 24-hour supervision with comprehensive, structured and therapeutic programs to prepare clients for more independent living.


Chait Residence (MICA)
75 Vanderbilt Ave., Building 3, 3rd floor
Staten Island, NY 10304
Tel  718-818-5072  Fax  718-876-1876

The Sister Anne Mary Regan Residence provides a structured, supervised environment for chemically dependent women making the transition to abstinent living. The program provides 24-hour care and a short-term transitional residence to individuals who have potential for restoration to independent living in recovery.

Sister Anne Mary Regan Residence

(women with chemical dependency)
18 Spring Street
Port Chester, NY 10573
Tel 914--848-3101 or 914-848-3102

The Tompkins Residence is a 24-bed geriatric residence for individuals with mental illness who are older than 45 years of age. The program offers 24-hour supervision with comprehensive, structured and therapeutic activities. Special attention is given to medical issues and coordination of medical and psychiatric medications.

Tompkins Residence
(older adults)
1150 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310
Tel 718-876-2810  Fax 718-876-4414

Licensed Apartment Programs
Adults with serious mental illness are placed in apartments located within the Staten Island community. The Licensed Apartment Program is a transitional program in which residents live with one or two roommates and staff provide independent living skills training, case management and support to clients up to seven days a week, depending on client need, with the goal of moving into permanent, independent housing.

Program Office

1216 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10305
Tel  718-982-4740 Fax  718-420-0179