DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURN?
Several local government offices and organizations can help direct you towards ways to get help and serve as the first stop on the path to getting assistance with housing, addiction recovery, family services, and more. Scroll down this page to learn more about some of these organizations and be sure to click on their names to visit their websites for more information.
Services Offered: Getting help with housing, utilities, or child care in Suffolk County begins with a call to the Department of Social Services. Open Weekdays 8:00am – 4:30pm
Phone: (631) 854-9930 | After-Hours Emergencies: (631) 854-9100
Address: Please visit website for locations
*Please note: In Suffolk County, placement in all emergency shelters is managed by the Department of Social Services. You cannot be admitted to a shelter without contacting them
Services Offered: 2-1-1 Long Island is a Call Center operated by United Way of Long Island that can connect you with health and human services resources.
Phone: Dial 2-1-1 or call 1-888-774-7633
Services Offered: Budget Counseling, Job Readiness Training, Utilities Assistance
Phone: (631) 286-9236
Address: 1492 Montauk Highway Bellport, NY 11713
Services Offered: Developmental Disabilities Residences, Drug Rehab, Emergency Rent/Mortgage Help, Immigration/Refugee Resettlement, Maternity Services, Supplemental Food Assistance
Phone: (516) 733-7045
Address: Catholic Charities, Diocese of Rockville Center
90 Cherry Lane Hicksville, NY 11801
Services Offered: Addiction Services, Early Childhood, Emergency Housing Assistance, Employment Help, Family Counseling, Trauma Counseling, Veterans Assistance
Phone: (631) 427-3700
Address: 790 Park Avenue Huntington, NY 11743