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Community Services: Housing

Use this guide to gain information regarding local, state and federal resources.

Freeport Housing Authority

The Freeport Housing Authority is currently located at 240 South Main Street, Freeport, NY 11520.  Residents looking for housing can visit this office. There are three public housing complexes under their jurisdiction.  The following two complexes have been earmarked for seniors:

Mitchell Mallette Senior Housing
100 North Main Street

Consists of 100 units for senior citizens and persons with disabilities

 Reverend John J. Madden Senior Citizens Apartments
240, 250, and 260 South Main Street

-Consists of 150 units for senior citizens and persons with disabilities

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has information regarding fair housing practices, state housing resources, public housing voucher, rental assistance, mortgage assistance, and much more.  

Proposed Senior Housing on Bergen Place


View or download the following documents pertaining to the proposed Senior Affordable Apartments Building at 81-83 South Bergen Place:

From our catalog

Senior Housing in Nassau county

There are a limited number of other housing developments ranging from the low to middle-income levels that are not under the auspices of the public housing authorities. Preference is usually given to local community residents. For further information, visit the Nassau County Department of Human Services Office for the Aging.

Nursing Homes

There are 2 nursing homes located in the village of Freeport: 

Meadowbrook Care Center
320 West Merrick Road
Freeport, New York 11520

Telephone: (516) 377-8200
Fax: (516) 377-8233

For a private tour or for more information,
please call Admissions at 516-377-8232.

South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center

275 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520-3397

Phone: 516-623-4000

Fax: 516-223-4599

Sub-Acute Admissions: 516-868-6097 • PRI Fax: 516-868-7251

More Info on Senior Living has a very comprehensive article on living arrangements and care for seniors, whether one decides to go to a facility or to remain in their own home.

Assisted and/or Independent Living

According to, the average monthly cost of an assisted living facility in Nassau county is a little over $5300.  For a list of these facilities, click here.

New York state's department of health website has a document on residents' rights.  Click here for an interactive map of care facilities in New York State.

Freeport Memorial Library

144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY  11520 • 516-379-3274 •