Housing Options Made Easy, Inc.
Consulting and Mentorship Services

With 25 years experience operating a peer-run organization, Housing Options has mentored and provided consulting services for peer agencies, SAMSHA and provider agencies in New York State and across the nation.  The topics have included, but aren’t limited to: supported housing, transitional youth, peer training, short term crisis respite, peer organizational business management and recovery center programing.  We have been recognized nationally as a leader in operating a peer run corporation and have been sought after to assist other agencies in New York and across the nation in evaluating and improving peer- and provider-operated agencies.  Mentorship has been as extensive as helping to establish a peer-run agency from the ground up to assisting with developing peer programing, peer-run services, providing trainings and workshops.   

Agencies and states that have utilized are expertized are:

  • Step by Step in St. Lawrence County
  • The Seneca Nation
  • Mental Health Association of Genesee and Livingston Counties
  • Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County
  • Washington State
  • Catholic Charities in Binghamton NY
  • Optuim Health, Pierce County, Washington State
  • Warren County, PA
  • 2012 Institute for Organizational and Business Development in Portland, Oregon
  • NYS Academy of Peer Services, expert provider, board member and advisory committee member
  • Recovery Center Conference, hosted by NYSOMH and NYAPRS
  • Peer Specialists conference in NYC
  • Alternative conferences in many of the locations across the countries.
  • NYAPRS Executive Seminar

For information on consulting and mentorship, please contact:

Joseph M. Woodward, CEO,


Get in touch

Administrative Office:

75 Jamestown Street, Gowanda, NY 14070

Phone: (716) 532-5508 / (800) 421-1114

Fax: (716) 532-5618