HELP SUFFOLK

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers a 76-unit transitional housing facility for homeless families. HELP Suffolk is the largest housing facility for the homeless on Long Island. The complex sits on seven acres of property and consists of four residential buildings, a community building, two playgrounds and a baseball field. HELP Suffolk has served over 4,000 families and places approximately 60 percent of families into permanent housing. Since its inception, approximately 500 individuals have secured employment in over 120 companies throughout Suffolk County. Available services include: Medical Services; Employment Services; Mental Health Services; Housing Placement Assistance; Early Childhood Education/Daycare; After School Programs; Homework Help/Tutoring; Client Case Management; Recreation; After-Care Services and On-Site Security. For further information of guidance in the selection and location of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk (631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at (516)358-9250.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityDepartment of Social Services referrals, Suffolk County homeless families. Access to all Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons Requires a Referral by a DSS office location/hotline operator. For Nassau, please call (516)227-8519 or the evening/emergency number at (516)573-8626. For Suffolk County, please call (631)854-9517 or the evening/emergency number at (631)854-9100. If you are ineligible for DSS services, please call Long Island Coalition for the Homeless at (631)464-4314.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationOffice hours: M-F 9am-5pm; 24 Hour Housing, referrals by DSS only
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameKristin Ohrtman
Contact's PositionExecutive Director
Contact's Emailkohrtman@helpusa.org
Physical Site Address 1685 Brookhaven Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipBellport, NY 11713
Mailing Address 1685 Brookhaven Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipBellport, NY 11713
Main Phone(631)286-2400 x510
Web Addresshttp://www.helpusa.org/help-suffolk/
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateOct18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
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HELP SUFFOLK
This Program: HELP SUFFOLK
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