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Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

Twenty counseling organizations throughout New York State have received a Federal grant through the State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) to provide foreclosure prevention counseling. If you believe you are at risk of losing your home, don't hesitate to contact a counseling agency listed below serving an area near you:

Albany County Rural Housing Alliance, Inc.
(518) 765-2425 - Voorheesville
(518) 235-3920 - Cohoes
(518) 756-3656 - Ravena
Albany County

American Debt Resources
(800) 498-0766
Suffolk County

Belmont Shelter Corp.
(716) 884-7791 - Buffalo
(716) 213-2784 - North Tonawanda
(716) 312-8075 - Hamburg
Erie County

Better Neighborhoods, Inc.
(518) 372-6469
Schenectady, Montgomery, and Fulton Counties

Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc.
(585) 461-4263 - Rochester
(585) 657-4114 - Bloomfield
Monroe, Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins,
Cayuga, Livingston, Seneca, Wayne, Ontario and Yates Counties

Brooklyn Housing & Family Services, Inc.
(718) 435-7585

Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association
(718) 773-4116

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.
(716) 366-3333
Chautauqua County

Friends of the North Country, Inc.
(518) 834-9606
Essex, Clinton, and Franklin Counties

The Housing Council
(585) 546-3700
Monroe and surrounding Counties

Housing Help
(631) 754-0373
Suffolk County

Human Development Services of Westchester, Inc.
(914) 939-2005
Westchester County

Keuka Housing Council, Inc.
(315) 536-8707
Yates County

Long Island Housing Services
(631) 567-5111 - Suffolk
(516) 292-0400 - Nassau
Long Island

Nassau County Office of Housing & Homeless Service/Homeownership Center
(516) 572-1903
Nassau County

Parodneck Foundation
(212) 431-9700
New York City

PathStone Corporation
(585) 546-7180 - Rochester
(845) 569-0770 - Newburgh
Orange, Dutchess, Sullivan, Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Livingston,
Ontario and Wayne Counties

Putnam County Housing
(845) 225-8493
Putnam County

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation
(718) 327-5300
Queens County

Rockland Housing Action Coalition, Inc.
(845) 708-5799
Rockland County

Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc.
(914) 428-4507
Westchester County

In addition, NeighborWorks® America distributed Federal grants directly to several counseling agencies in New York State to provide foreclosure prevention counseling. If you believe you are at risk of foreclosure, you may contact one of these organizations:

Chautauqua Housing and Rehabilitation Improvement Corporation
(716) 753-4650
Chautauqua County

Community Development Corporation of Long Island, Inc.
(631) 471-1215 - Suffolk
(516) 867-7727 - Nassau
Long Island

Home HeadQuarters, Inc.
(315) 474-1939
Onondaga County

Housing Assistance Program of Essex County, Inc.
(518) 873-3691
Essex County

Hudson River Housing, Inc.
(845) 454-5176
Dutchess County

Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc.
(212) 519-2500
New York City

Opportunities for Chenango, Inc.
(607) 334-7114
Chenango County

St. Lawrence County Housing Council, Inc.
(315) 386-8576
St. Lawrence County

Troy Rehabilitation & Improvement Program, Inc.
(518) 690-0020
Rensselaer County

UNHS NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center
(315) 724-4197
Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties

West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
(716) 885-2344


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) also sponsors housing counseling agencies that can provide advice on preventing foreclosure.

Click here to see a list of these HUD approved housing counseling agencies in New York State.

Last updated: 3/30/2012