Benefits Assistance

Taxonomy Code: FT-1000

Programs that provide assistance for people who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining grants, payments, services or other benefits for which they are eligible. The programs may help people understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with benefits administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are benefits counseling organizations that offer a range of advocacy services and legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADVOCACYAssist individuals in obtaining benefits and ensuring protection of rights regarding tenant rights, public benefits, treatment rights and other issues that affect individual freedom.SuffolkADVOCACYHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
BENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESProvides information associated with employment and independent living options to persons with all types of disabilities. This includes, SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps, TANF, and Medicare/Medicaid. Also provides a comprehensive explanation of Social Security's work incentives, ticket to work and PASS Plans.SuffolkBENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
CARE COORDINATIONProvides comprehensive Medicaid case management for individuals, children and adults, who have an IQ of 70 or below. Provides home and community based waiver service. Individuals must be Medicaid eligible.SuffolkCARE COORDINATIONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
CASE MANAGEMENT AND IN-HOME SERVICES PROGRAMProvides case management, non-medical in-home services (homemaker/personal care, housekeeper/chore) and ancillary services to persons 60 years and older who are unable to function independently at home. Provides social workers for consultation and supervision. Helps obtain benefits to which older persons may be entitled.NassauCASE MANAGEMENT AND IN-HOME SERVICES PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
CASE MANAGEMENT FOR THE CARE AT HOME PROGRAMProvides case management and service coordination for the Care at Home Program. The case manager will assist and enable a child and family to access the full range of eligible services and resources to maintain the child at home.SuffolkCASE MANAGEMENT FOR THE CARE AT HOME PROGRAMANGELA'S HOUSE
CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMProvides benefits and entitlement counseling, long term care planning, information and referral services, and application assistance and advocacy. Community outreach and education regarding various programs and services are also provided and are available to community groups upon request. Suffolk County Office for the Aging provides a Senior Advocate to assist seniors with applications for various entitlements and benefits. Also assists Health Providers with insurance problems and claims appeals. Call to schedule appointment and further informationSuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
CLIENT SERVICESOffers case management services, bilingual and minority services, harm reduction education, referrals to housing assistance, client advocacy, emergency financial assistance, home delivered meals, a PLWH/A support group, prevention education and client recruitment outreach for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offers diversity outreach, alcohol and substance abuse education programs, home delivered meals to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, HIV CTR and STI CTR. Call for further information.SuffolkCLIENT SERVICESLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY PROGRAMTown residents are provided guidance and advocacy in applying for financial assistance available from county, state and federal programs, such as TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), and Social Security Disability. Residents in need of emergency assistance such as food, help with utility cut-offs, who are at risk of eviction are also served. Residents are interviewed by the community advocate who will assist in identifying programs the client is eligible for and with preparing the appropriate application materials. Department Advocates process REGULAR HEAP applications only (not emergency HEAP applications), eliminating a trip to the county office to apply for Regular benefits.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORKProvides free and low cost civil legal services to residents of Long Island. Legal areas of practice include immigration, benefits advocacy, wills, power of attorney and other legal issues.NassauCOMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORKCOMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK
DAVID PROJECT-NASSAUAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing, discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianships and access to medical care.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
DAVID PROJECT-SUFFOLKAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianships and access to medical care.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
DAVID PROJECT-SUFFOLKAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing, discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianship and access to medical care.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./RIVERHEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/CHILD SUPPORT SERVICESOffers referral for support groups for victims of domestic violence and child support issues, conducts legal awareness seminars, and provides advocacy, information and referral, and assistance with entitlement.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGProvides assistance in gathering information on resources and consumer rights. Offers parent training for navigation of insurance, educational system and public entitlements. Provides linkage and referral for needed services.FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
HCBS WAIVERProvides services that include residential habilitation, community habilitation, prevocational services, respite, supported employment, assistive technology, environmental modifications, family education and training, plan of care support services, consolidated supports and services, fiscal management services, and intensive behavioral services.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES-HAUPPAUGENEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMOffers senior citizens free assistance with health benefits including: review of Medicare supplemental insurance weigh long-term care options and other information. This program is available by appointment only.SuffolkHEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
HISPANIC OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides information and referral, case management, advocacy, and assistance with obtaining benefits, transportation, housing, medical services, and translation/interpretation.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
ICAN - INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCACY NETWORK (MLTC/FIDA ASSISTANCE)Assists participants of NYS Long Term Care (MLTC) Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) and Long Term Support Services (LISS) in managed care programs. Services include training and education, information and advice to caregivers and advocates, advocacy and legal representation.NassauICAN - INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCACY NETWORK (MLTC/FIDA ASSISTANCE)NASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
IN-HOME CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICESProvides in-home care management Services including completion of Medicaid and Snap recertification; assistance with long-term plans, locating senior housing. Acts as an advocate for clients who have had home health aide hours reduced or failed to obtain increase in needed hours. Performs environmental safety assessments.SuffolkIN-HOME CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICESVISITING COUNSELORS OF NEW YORK,LCSW,PLLC
LOW INCOME LEGAL ASSISTANCE/HEMPSTEADLegal problems handled involve basic needs such as housing, health care, food and income. Focus is on entitlement programs such as public assistance., Medicaid, food stamps and SSI as well as on housing problems involving evictions, foreclosure and poor housing conditions. Specialized units include Mental Health Law Project, SSI/Disability Advocacy Project, Domestic Violence Project, Pro-Bono Project, HIV Advocacy, disability discrimination, and adult home advocacy,veterans. senior citizens, homecare advocacy.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
LOW INCOME LEGAL ASSISTANCE-ISLANDIALegal problems handled involve basic needs such as housing, health care, food and income. Focus in on entitlement programs such as public assistance, Medicaid, food stamps and SSI as well as on housing problems involving evictions, foreclosures and poor housing conditions. Specialized units include Mental Health Law Project, SSI/Disability Advocacy Project, Pro-Bono Project, HIV Advocacy, disability discrimination, and adult home advocacy; veterans, re-entru, domestic violence, homecare advocacy.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONProvides case management and coordinated support services, which include advocacy, referral and resources through the Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver program, to developmentally disabled individuals 18 years or older who are medicaid eligible and meet criteria for participation in OPWDD programs.NassauMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONLIFE'S WORC, INC.
MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION (MSC) PROGRAMOffers a Medicaid State Plan service provided by OPWDD which assists persons with developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities to gain access to necessary services and supports appropriate to the needs of the individual. Call for information. Serves Nassau and Suffolk County.NassauMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION (MSC) PROGRAMTHE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
MENTAL HEALTH CLINICProvides psychiatric evaluations, medication, individual and group psychotherapy, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and benefits assistance. Call for more information.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINICSKILLS UNLIMITED, INC.
NASSAU ADULT GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAMManages clients' income and assets to ensure economic security; applies/enrolls clients in available insurance and State/Federal benefit programs (including Medicaid); find and facilitate client move to appropriate nursing homes, assisted living facilities or in the community. Staff also visits clients regularly secures and supervise home and medical care and connect clients to various Community Services.NassauNASSAU ADULT GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
NASSAU SENIOR CASE MANAGEMENTAn information, referral and meals on wheels entitlement, advocacy service for seniors 60+ providing assistance with entitlements, financial management, housing, transportation, home care and counseling.NassauNASSAU SENIOR CASE MANAGEMENTCATHOLIC CHARITIES
NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMProvides outreach, crisis intervention, housing counseling, benefits advocacy, tenant/landlord mediation, representation in administration proceedings with government agencies, home ownership counseling and translation.NassauNEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMLA FUERZA UNIDA, INC.
NON-MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONProgram provides Non-Medicaid Service Coordination and Crisis Intervention will work with families to access eligible service, entitlements and resources for their child.SuffolkNON-MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONANGELA'S HOUSE
NORTH FORK PARISH OUTREACHProvides emergency services such as food pantry and clothing and limited furniture/appliances, temporary financial help and transportation. Coordinated effort of four parishes: St. Agnes(Greenport), St. Patrick(Southold), Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Ostrabrama(Cutchogue). Also operates a thrift shop (Mon-Sat 10am-4pm).SuffolkNORTH FORK PARISH OUTREACHNORTH FORK PARISH OUTREACH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food and holiday assistance to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details. St. Vincent De Paul Conference.NassauPARISH OUTREACHCHURCH OF ST. CHRISTOPHER
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides direct services such as: food, clothing, shelter needs, transportation, at home or telephone visits, financial assistance and special services to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHHOLY FAMILY PARISH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHMOST HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within the Manorhaven area. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHOUR LADY OF FATIMA CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details. Also offers telephone outreach, spiritual assistance and bereavement counseling.NassauPARISH OUTREACHOUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing and holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. AGNES CATHEDRAL
PARISH OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details. Call for dates and times. Job referrals offered.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. ALOYSIUS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living in East Northport. Check with parish coordinator for details. Also offers handicapped van for transportation.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. ANTHONY OF PADUA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/EAST NORTHPORT
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Call office for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. BARNABAS THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. ELIZABETH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, or holiday assistance, through St. Vincent De Paul Society Conference to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Other services are also available. Check with parish coordinator for information.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA PARISH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides emergency services, such as non-perishable food and holiday food baskets, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. JOACHIM R.C. CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Also gives assistance with providing furniture, medicine, fuel, etc. Thrift Shop located at 19 Ocean Avenue, behind OLQA School. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/CENTER MORICHES
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/RIVERHEAD
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food pantry, transportation, bus vouchers, and advocacy with DSS and Social Security, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. LAWRENCE THE MARTYR ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to anyone living within parish boundaries(Sound Beach, Miller Place, Mount Sinai). Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. LOUIS DE MONTFORT CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for detailsNassauPARISH OUTREACHST. MARTIN OF TOURS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH-BETHPAGE
PARISH OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. MATTHEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH-SMITHTOWN
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. RAPHAEL PARISH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Services may include specialty programs. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. ROSE OF LIMA PARISH
PARISH OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHSTS. PHILIP AND JAMES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.PARISH OUTREACHTHE PARISH OF THE HOLY CROSS
PARISH SERVICESParish services provide a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH SERVICESOUR LADY OF MERCY PARISH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYGOOD SHEPHERD ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Offers a bereavement support group. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYMARIA REGINA R. C. CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides emergency services, such as food, clothing, or holiday assistance, to community members. Also helps with social problems, such as mental illness or drug abuse. Check with parish Director for details and information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYNOTRE DAME ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYOffers assistance to those living within parish boundaries with food from the food pantry, advocacy, referrals and information for services such as utilities, Department of Social Services, healthcare, transportation, tax information, government services and senior advocacy.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYOUR LADY OF GRACE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYAs a Parish Social Ministry serves and supports the hurting community, and raises the Community's awareness of issues of social justice. Provides food pantry, advocacy, counseling and temporary financial aid. Referrals accepted, appointments, walk ins and calls also accepted.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. BERNARD'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides emergency services such as food, clothing, limited financial aid, and holiday assistance. Provides ongoing support through the following ministries: Ministry of Consolation Sick and Homebound Support to Our Elderly Counseling Career Transition Social Justice and Peace craft club that makes and donates afghans, quilts, baby blankets and lap-robes. Call the Parish Social Ministry Office for further information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PEER BRIDGER PROGRAMDelivers on site comprehensive short-term case management services to individuals who are awaiting admission into treatment programs. Also provides assistance with: applying for benefits/entitlements, transportation to appointments, obtaining medication, securing housing, information and referral, as well as peer support.SuffolkPEER BRIDGER PROGRAMFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
RESURRECTION PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkRESURRECTION PARISH OUTREACHCHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
SENIOR ADVOCACYHelps seniors fill out forms such as H.E.A.P. (Heating Energy Assistance Program), and Senior Tax Exemptions.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
SENIOR SERVICESOffers case management services, benefits and health insurance counseling, community guardianship, reverse mortgage information, and in-home services to the elderly. Call for further information.NassauSENIOR SERVICESFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
SERVICE COORDINATIONProvides Medicaid service coordination for individuals with a developmental disability who meet the eligibility criterion of NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities(OPWDD). Also will assist those eligible to receive Medicaid under the OPWDD system.SuffolkSERVICE COORDINATIONUCP OF LONG ISLAND
SERVICE COORDINATION/CARE MANAGEMENTProvides assistance in planning, accessing and monitoring services, and Medicaid Case Management for adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness.SuffolkSERVICE COORDINATION/CARE MANAGEMENTMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIESOffers comprehensive services and support to people with developmental disabilities. HCBS Waiver Home services include respite, community habilitation, day habilitation, and case management. Family Care provides a residential alternative for people with developmental disabilities to live in the community.SuffolkSERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIESSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND SENIORSProvides benefits advisement, peer counseling, housing referral,advocacy, independent living skills, transportation, equipment loans, consumer directed personal assistance program (CDPAP), Hispanic outreach, and aging in place services to people with disabilities and the elderly.NassauSERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND SENIORSlong island capitsal alliance
SOCIAL MINISTRYAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauSOCIAL MINISTRYCHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, Mom's Group, Blood Drive,transportation, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Also runs thrift shop. Call for more information.NassauSOCIAL MINISTRYCURE OF ARS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
SOCIAL SERVICESProvides a full range of entitlement counseling, including Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, tax abatement, educational lectures, and on-going care givers support groups. Program also includes a referral service for home care assistance and non-emergency medical transportation. A food pantry is available to those who are eligible on Wednesdays and Fridays.NassauSOCIAL SERVICESTHE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER AT OYSTER BAY
ST. ANNE PARISH OUTREACH - GARDEN CITYAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.NassauST. ANNE PARISH OUTREACH - GARDEN CITYST. ANNE'S CHURCH - GARDEN CITY
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENNA PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYMaintains a fully stocked pantry which includes non perishable foods, paper goods and toiletries. Those needing financial assistance must provide full financial disclosure to determine if they qualify.NassauST. CATHERINE OF SIENNA PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. CATHERINE OF SIENNA CATHOLIC CHURCH
ST. FRANCES CABRINI OUTREACHProvides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food, clothing, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkST. FRANCES CABRINI OUTREACHST. FRANCES CABRINI RC CHURCH
ST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a food pantry, a full lunchtime meal, clothing, furniture, referrals, advocacy and direct services consisting of rent assistance, prescriptions, LIPA, telephone and water payments when appropriate, bus fare, etc.SuffolkST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/BAY SHORE
ST. PHILIP NERI PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYAs a Parish Social Ministry Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as transportation to medical appointments and food shopping, procurement of financial advice and assistance, guidance when seeking help from social agencies, addresses emergency needs for food and school supplies, and lending medical equipment such as wheelchairs. crutches and walkers.SuffolkST. PHILIP NERI PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. PHILIP NERI PARISH
ST. ROSALIE PARISH OUTREACHProvides food pantry to residents of East Quogue and Hampton Bays Help with Emergency Needs such as Heating, Prescription Drug expenses, Formula and Baby supplies.SuffolkST. ROSALIE PARISH OUTREACHCHURCH OF ST. ROSALIE
SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)Federal assistance program for the aged (65 and over), blind and disabled. Opens all new SSI cases to medicaid and maintains the SSI medicaid caseload for Nassau County residents.NassauSUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
THE RETREAT SHELTEROperates an 18-bed shelter to provide emergency housing for Adults and their children who are victims of domestic violence, or sexual assault. Residents participate in individual and group counseling, skills training and parenting education programs. Residents are also provided legal advocacy and assistance in obtaining any public assistance or entitlements.SuffolkTHE RETREAT SHELTERTHE RETREAT, INC.
VISIONS AT SELIS MANORProvides employment and job placement services, recreational classes, adapted computer training courses, fitness and exercise classes, social work and benefits counselors as well as volunteer readers for adults who are legally blind or severely visually impaired. Call to register. Registration available in print, audiotape, or braille.VISIONS AT SELIS MANORVISIONS-SERVICES FOR THE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED
WORKSMARTEducates SSI and SSDI beneficiaries and their families about federal, state, and local work incentives and benefits.NassauWORKSMARTABILITIES, INC.

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