Welcome to The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance, Inc.
The Bellport, Hagerman, East Patchogue Alliance, Inc.(BHEP Alliance, Inc.) was established in 1979 as a non-profit community service organization. The mission of the Alliance is to improve community conditions, overcome apathy and negative attitudes by involving the community residents in innovative ways of creating additional housing units, and assist tenants and homeowners to maintain and improve their homes. The goal is to provide an opportunity for the homeless and low income households to live lives of dignity; and representing the needs of residents for better housing, job opportunities and community services.
BHEP Alliance Housing Development Fund Corp.
This Corporation was incorporated in New York State on January 11, 1991. The purpose of this Corporation is to provide decent low cost housing for the homeless and very low income families. The 9 houses in this Corporation were funded by the New York State Department of Social Services and tax foreclosure transferred from the Town of Brookhaven.
Just a reminder the Community Meeting is the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Meetings start @ 6 p.m. Speakers to be announced. Guest speaker in March - Brookhaven Waste Management : Eric Weltsell & Kevin Johnson.
The Department of Labor (DOL) will be at the Alliance every Tuesday from 12:30 -4:00pm appointments only. The Department of Social Services are at the Alliance from 9am-1:00pm on the 2nd & 3rd Tuesday and 9am-6pm on the 1st and 4th Tuesday.
Project Warmth -Emergency assistance program to help families and individuals with energy emergencies.
Services that will be provided:
Department of Labor - Resume, Job Search, Job Training programs
Department of Social Services - Application -New/Old (SNAP), food stamps, medicaid, regular HEAP, and Issues regarding existing DSS cases.
BHEP Alliance is funded by:
New York State Division of Housing & Community Renewal
Town of Brookhaven Community Development
Long Island United Way
Suffolk County Community Development
BHEP Alliance Services
The Housing Rehab
BHEP Senior Group
Food & Nutrition
Board of Directors
Lonnie Brame - Chairperson
Carmen Garcia - Co-Chair
Tarisha Smith - Treasurer
Sandra Ventura - Member
Dawn M. Turnbull - Member
Michael Brown - Member