The Kay Kidde Achievement Center (The Day Center)
The Day Center is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm from May through October. During the winter months (November through April), the Day Center is open on weekends from 8 am to 5:30 pm and from 2 pm to 5:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The Day Center offers respite and a sense of community for our guests. Guests can come in for a meal, get fresh clothing, and receive assistance through case management and counseling.
Case Management and Supportive Services – Case Management assists guests with getting connected with the resources they need to be successful, including housing assistance, help with obtaining DSS benefits, provide referrals to mental health and wellness professionals, and offer guidance on how to achieve life goals.
Education – We help clients achieve self-sufficiency by offering GED preparation, computer skills, financial management, daily living skills and more.
Jobs – Assistance with job searching, resume writing and interview preparation.
Counselling – We have Licensed Social Workers and a Mental Health Counselor on staff several times a week. When necessary, we refer clients to services in our network of East End Health and Human Service Agencies.
Housing – We work with our clients on maintaining their housing or obtaining temporary housing, with the ultimate goal of permanent housing.
Guests can receive mail at our 28 Lincoln Street address, enabling them to receive essential benefits and entitlements. Guests can use computers to search for housing and job opportunities, take credit bearing on-line courses through the Riverhead Library’s Universal Classroom and attend a variety of educational and support programs.