EIN 11-2420547

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises (FREE)

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Family Residences and Essential Enterprises (FREE) is among the largest and longest established providers of state-of-the-art services for people with a wide variety of developmental and other intellectual disabilities.
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Program areas at FREE

Opwdd residential-operation of a wide array of residential programs, sponsored with the office for people with developmental disabilities (opwdd), for individuals with developmental disabilities providing skills development and habilitative services in such areas as socialization, recreation, problem solving, personal development, activities of daily living, travel training, health care, medication maintenance, and many more.
Omh residential-operation of a wide array of residential supports, sponsored with the office of mental health (omh), providing rehabilitation and recovery services that enable individuals with mental health needs to attain greater independence and meaningful activity.
Day programs-wide variety of day services for adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness and other disabilities including day habilitation and recreational programs, supported employment, respite and other day habilitation services at saddle rock ranch built around preferences and abilities to maximize human potential.
Other programs include environmental modifications to increase the ability to live at home with independence, services for those with traumatic brain injury, youth services, nutritional services and other various services to support our individuals.

Who funds Family Residences and Essential Enterprises (FREE)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Smile FarmsSee Part Iv$19,635
Long Island Community ChestTo Help Needy Families on Long Island.$15,000
National Foundation for Human PotentialStart Up Costs for Terry's Cafe Food Truck$10,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at FREE

Christopher Long, Ed.DChief Executive Officer$479,571
Robert S Budd MpsPresident$463,517
Robert S. BuddChief Executive Officer and President of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc Free, A Not - For - Profit Agency$372,900
Susan DickinsonChief Financial Officer$281,454
Susan SorrentinoChief Administrative Officer$213,916
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for FREE

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$40,186,824
Program services$136,570,461
Investment income and dividends$439,900
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$139,064
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-285,530
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$183,891
Total revenues$177,234,610

Form 990s for FREE

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-09-29990View PDF
2021-122022-09-06990View PDF
2020-122021-11-08990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-14990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
December 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $19,635 from Smile Farms
November 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
November 29, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
November 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
July 5, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 10 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , and
Nonprofit Types
Mental health organizationsDevelopmentally disabled centersCharities
HealthMental healthDevelopmentally disabled
Political advocacyLobbyingReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
191 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd
Old Bethpage, NY 11804
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Nassau County, NY
Website URL
(516) 870-1600
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
F33: Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility-Mental Health Related
NAICS code, primary
623210: Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
Parent/child status
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