Community Resources

Nassau County

  • Community Resources
    • Nassau County Resources Guide – The links below are a small sample of the resources included in this guide. Please click on this guide if you wish to see many more resources
  • Catholic Charities – https://www.catholiccharities.cc/
    • Chemical dependence, developmental disabilities, food and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, housing, immigration, mental health, maternity, seniors. 
  • Department of Social Services – https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2765/What-WeDo
    • Abandoned Infant Protection Act, Adult Services, AIDS Services, Child and Family Services, Child Protective Services, Child Support Enforcement, Day Care, Domestic Violence, Emergency Services, Employment for Temporary Assistance Clients, Fraud, Home Energey Assistance Program (HEAP), Housing and Homeless Prevention, Human Resources, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Formerly known as Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance, Volunteer Services
  • Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County – https://www.eoc-nassau.org/home

    • Community organization, employment assistance, social services advocacy, housing insecurities, food insecurities, education, seniors, undocumented services, youth services, Career Path TANF Employment Services (CPTE), Displaced Homemakers Program (DHP), Head Start, Soccer (Youth), Maternal & Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC), Restore to Life (Reentry program)

  • Education and Assistance Corporation (EAC) – https://eac-network.org/

    • EAC Network protects at-risk children, supports senior citizens, provides treatment for people with mental health and substance abuse problems, educates people seeking financial independence, assists individuals who are under or unemployed, mediates disputes, and works with families in crisis through over 70+ wide-ranging programs and services.

  • Family and Children’s Association (FCA) – https://fcali.org/
    • Addiction prevention treatment & recovery, family education & support, mental health, housing, seniors.
  • Long Island 211 – http://www.211li.org/cms/
    • Job training opportunities, heating emergencies, financial or legal counseling, mortgage/rent assistance, health services, food assistance, substance abuse, education and training, child or elderly care.
  • Long Island Health Collaborative – https://www.lihealthcollab.org/
    • Screenings, care coordination, chronic disease management, nutrition, behavioral health, senior services, substance abuse, support groups
  • Salvation Army – https://newyork.salvationarmy.org/
    • Adult education, seniors, HIV/AIDS, developmental disabilities, food insecurities, employment assistance, healthcare, seasonal services, youth services, disaster relief, counseling.
  • Workforce Development
  • Grief Resources
    • https://healgrief.org/– HealGrief®, a social support network that is there when everyone else goes away, and the real grieving begins. Everything we do is inspired by our core belief that no one should ever grieve alone. HealGrief® provides the tools and resources to guide one’s journey with grief into a healthy personal growth.
    • https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/mental-health-resources/grief-and-loss-resources – American Counseling Association Grief and Loss Resources – Grief is a natural reaction to loss or change. Grief is most commonly discussed in relation to the death of a loved one, however grief can be experienced following any major change. ACA offers the following resources for counselors and the public to aid in the processing of grief and loss.  
    • https://www.mastersincounseling.org/guide/loss-grief-bereavement/ Masters in Counseling Coping With Loss: 115 Helpful Websites on Grief & Bereavement – Collected here are some of the best online resources for coping with grief and bereavement. Many people suffering from loss have turned to the internet to find help, support, or someone to share their pain with. From professional grief counselors to individual bloggers sharing their own experiences, there is an amazingly supportive community online for those learning to cope with loss. These sites can be useful both for people suffering from grief, and those who offer them support. The sites are sorted by category and listed in no particular order within their groups.
    • https://griefcounselor.org/resources/helpful-websites/ – Center for Grief Recovery and Therapeutic Services – We value community service and acknowledge that everyone needs different levels of help. Perhaps you’re considering therapy but want to learn more about it first. Perhaps you are just starting to gather resources about grief and loss. We would like to assist you in any way we can.  We have provided a list of several websites about grief programs or about grief.
  • Public Libraries

Suffolk County

  • Community Resources
    •  Suffolk County Resources Guide – The links below are a small sample of the resources included in this guide. Please click on this guide if you wish to see many more resources
  • Catholic Charities – https://www.catholiccharities.cc/
    • Chemical dependence, developmental disabilities, food and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, housing, immigration, mental health, maternity, seniors. 
  • Department of Social Services – https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Social-Services  
    • Abandoned Infant Protection Act, Adult Services, AIDS Services, Child and Family Services, Child Protective Services, Child Support Enforcement, Day Care, Domestic Violence, Emergency Services, Employment for Temporary Assistance Clients, Fraud, Home Energey Assistance Program (HEAP), Housing and Homeless Prevention, Human Resources, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Formerly known as Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance, Volunteer Services
  • Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk – https://eoc-suffolk.com/ 

    • Community organization, employment assistance, social services advocacy, housing insecurities, food insecurities, education, seniors, undocumented services, youth services, Career Path TANF Employment Services (CPTE), Displaced Homemakers Program (DHP), Head Start, Soccer (Youth), Maternal & Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC), Restore to Life (Reentry program)

  • Education and Assistance Corporation (EAC) – https://eac-network.org/

    • EAC Network protects at-risk children, supports senior citizens, provides treatment for people with mental health and substance abuse problems, educates people seeking financial independence, assists individuals who are under or unemployed, mediates disputes, and works with families in crisis through over 70+ wide-ranging programs and services.

  • Family and Children’s Association (FCA) – https://fcali.org/
    • Addiction prevention treatment & recovery, family education & support, mental health, housing, seniors.
  • Long Island 211 – http://www.211li.org/cms/
    • Job training opportunities, heating emergencies, financial or legal counseling, mortgage/rent assistance, health services, food assistance, substance abuse, education and training, child or elderly care.
  • Long Island Health Collaborative – https://www.lihealthcollab.org/
    • Screenings, care coordination, chronic disease management, nutrition, behavioral health, senior services, substance abuse, support groups
  • Salvation Army – https://newyork.salvationarmy.org/
    • Adult education, seniors, HIV/AIDS, developmental disabilities, food insecurities, employment assistance, healthcare, seasonal services, youth services, disaster relief, counseling.
  • Workforce Development
  • Grief Resources
    • https://healgrief.org/HealGrief®, a social support network that is there when everyone else goes away, and the real grieving begins. Everything we do is inspired by our core belief that no one should ever grieve alone. HealGrief® provides the tools and resources to guide one’s journey with grief into a healthy personal growth.
    • https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/mental-health-resources/grief-and-loss-resourcesAmerican Counseling Association Grief and Loss Resources – Grief is a natural reaction to loss or change. Grief is most commonly discussed in relation to the death of a loved one, however grief can be experienced following any major change. ACA offers the following resources for counselors and the public to aid in the processing of grief and loss.  
    • https://www.mastersincounseling.org/guide/loss-grief-bereavement/ – Masters in Counseling Coping With Loss: 115 Helpful Websites on Grief & Bereavement – Collected here are some of the best online resources for coping with grief and bereavement. Many people suffering from loss have turned to the internet to find help, support, or someone to share their pain with. From professional grief counselors to individual bloggers sharing their own experiences, there is an amazingly supportive community online for those learning to cope with loss. These sites can be useful both for people suffering from grief, and those who offer them support. The sites are sorted by category and listed in no particular order within their groups.
    • https://griefcounselor.org/resources/helpful-websites/ – Center for Grief Recovery and Therapeutic Services We value community service and acknowledge that everyone needs different levels of help. Perhaps you’re considering therapy but want to learn more about it first. Perhaps you are just starting to gather resources about grief and loss. We would like to assist you in any way we can.  We have provided a list of several websites about grief programs or about grief.
  • Public Libraries

Food Pantries

  • Bay Shore Emergency Food Program, Inc
    • 28 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, NY 11706
      Contact: Kathy Davis 631.665.6225

  • EOC Of Suffolk
    • 320 Carlton Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722
      Contact: 631.854.9100

  • Federation Of organizations For the New York State Mentally Disabled
    • 456 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11722
      Contact: 631.447.6460

  • First Presbyterian Church Of Babylon
    • 79 East Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702
      Contact: 631.587.5838

  • Grace Community Church
    • 117 Columbus Blvd, Amityville, NY 11701
      Contact: 631.842.3486

  • Hope For the Future
    • 131 Verdi Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
      Contact: Pastor Diane 631.752.5771

  • Mt Nebo Missionary Baptist
    • 46 Glenmalure Street, Amityville, NY – 11701
      Contact: 631.842.4073

  • Open Hand of God Fp
    • 493 E Meadow Ave, East Meadow, NY 11554
      Contact: 516.794.4291

  • Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
    • 269 Main Road, Aquebogue, New York 11931
      Contact: 631.334.1069

  • Powered By Christ Church
    • 138 N. Linden St. , Massapequa, NY 11758
      Contact: Pastor Joseph A. Sottile 516.799.5021

  • Pronto Of Long Island, Inc
    • 128 Pine Aire Drive, Bay Shore, NY 11706
      Contact: 631.231.8290

  • St. Bernard’s Parish Social Ministry
    • 3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756
      Contact: Sister Christine 516.731.6074

  • St. Cuthbert’s Episcopal Church
    • 18 Magnolia Place, Selden, NY 11784
      Contact: 631.732.8773

  • St. Killan Social Ministry
    • 140 Elizabeth Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
      Contact: Nina Petersen 516.756.9656

  • St. Martin Of Tours
    • 37 Union Ave, Amityville NY 11701
      Contact: 631.264.0124

  • West Islip Church Of Christ
    • 600 Montauk Hwy, West Islip, NY 11795
      Contact: 631.447.6460