January 9, 2015

Two Great Organizations. Four Decades Of Service    

SUS and Palladia, Inc. officially merged on December 4, 2014. Operating under SUS, the merged entity will retain the best of what has made both organizations unique and esteemed since the 1970's. Learn more and see what's in store for 2015. READ MORE
The year ahead will be a transformative one for behavioral health providers--but many will struggle to keep pace with the state's 2015 reform agenda.

What will the changes mean for organizations like SUS? Our CEO Donna Colonna weighs in. READ MORE

SUS/Palladia, Inc. Receives CRF 'Change Capital' Grant  

The Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) has just awarded a total of $1.6 million in change capital grants to support seven Community Resilience Fund (CRF) participants -- including the former Palladia, Inc., which is now fully operating as SUS. The $200,000 grant awarded to Palladia will be used for project management activities related to the merger with SUS. READ MORE
SUS Helps SUNY Maritime College See Spike in Graduation Rate 

SUNY Maritime College 

enlisted SUS' Veterans Services to help improve their Veterans Tugboat Mariner Program, and the collaborative effort has resulted in a 100% graduation rate this year, up from 10% the last year the program was held.


Find out how SUS helped make this year a success and see stunning behind-the-scenes photos from  graduate who was a photojournalist in the Army. READ MORE  

2014 Annual Benefit Raises Record Donations  
SUS ended 2014 with a bang and raised a record $450,000 at our Annual Benefit.

At the dinner, held in New York's legendary Rainbow Room, Peter Magistro and Samantha Magistro of Bronx Pro Real Estate Management (pictured, with SUS CEO Donna Colonna at right), for their company's commitment to developing and building quality affordable housing. READ MORE   



Homeless Count 2015

On Monday, January 26th, the NYC Department of Homeless Services will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE).  Thousands of volunteers are needed to canvass parks, subways, and other public spaces to estimate the number of people living unsheltered in the city. This vital information is used by outreach teams to help homeless people leave the streets for a better life.

Join The YLC

Make an impact in 2015: join SUS' Young Leaders Council (YLC)! The YLC is a volunteer group of young professionals under 40 who donate their time and talents to further the SUS mission. To get involved or attend the next meeting January 13, contact 

Coat For Coat Campaign 


This winter, help give coats to the people who need them most. In partnership with SUS, Coats Direct's Coat for Coat campaign will donate a new coat to a person in need, for every coat sold on SHOP