EIN 16-1370949

Recovery Options Made Easy

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Recovery Options Made Easy assists individuals with histories of mental illnesses to obtain and retain affordable housing through a peer services program that provides advocacy and training. They also develop self-help support services, including a twelve-step recovery program that addresses addiction, mental health, medication, and recovery. They are located in Gowanda, NY.
Also known as...
Housing Options Made Easy
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Program areas at Recovery Options Made Easy

Supported Housing program provides financial rental assistance to individuals diagnosed with mental illness who meet low income guidelines. The program pays a portion of the rent for qualified individual, with the recipient paying the balance.
Self-help program develops a variety of self-help support services requested by recipients including a twelve-step Recovery program that acknowledges the relationship between addiction and mental health as well as the need to address medication and Recovery; and a parenting program which provides peer support to parents with mental illness who are separated from children or desire to build parenting skills.
Peer services (peer advocacy and peer advocacy training) program provides assistance to individuals diagnosed with mental illness by locating safe, secure, and affordable Housing; providing resources and support to enhance daily living skills such as budgeting, shopping, and navigating a new community (including self-help and advocacy groups); and skills to address individual access to and engagement in individualized mental health treatment services.
Respite center direct expenses for the new center and the workforce grants.

Who funds Recovery Options Made Easy

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Patrick P Lee FoundationThe Kirsten Vincent Respite and Recovery Center$300,000
John R Oishei FoundationThe Kirsten Vincent Respite and Recovery Center$100,000
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS)Financial Incentive To Implement Transformation Projects$69,840
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at Recovery Options Made Easy

Shannon HigbeeChief Executive Officer$114,388
Jacqueline J EmborskiChief Financial Officer$83,337
Maya Hu-MorabitoVice President$0
Ralph SwansonPresident$0
Shawn CunninghamTreasurer$0
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Recovery Options Made Easy

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,124,656
Program services$680,426
Investment income and dividends$357
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$11,504
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$9,030
Total revenues$7,825,973

Form 990s for Recovery Options Made Easy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-06-28990View PDF
2021-122022-05-12990View PDF
2020-122021-05-24990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122019-06-19990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $300,000 from Patrick P Lee Foundation
August 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
August 22, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
August 9, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 13, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $96,500 from Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS)
Nonprofit Types
Mental health organizationsFamily service centersCharities
HealthMental health
Political advocacyState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donationsAccepts online donations
General information
75 Jamestown St
Gowanda, NY 14070
Metro area
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY
Cattaraugus County, NY
Website URL
(716) 532-5508
Facebook page
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
F33: Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility-Mental Health Related
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
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