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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
Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides a service, in collaboration with 2 other agencies (My Sisters' Place and Westchester Hispanic Coalition) to offer free legal services for poverty level residents or those who are victims of domestic violence for consumer disputes, housing, education, benefits, domestic violence, orders of protection, custody, child support, family law, including citizenship applications, work authorizations or other immigration issues.WestchesterDOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCELEGAL SERVICES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesAssistance with understanding and assessing available resources. WestchesterBENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS ADVISEMENTSWESTCHESTER INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesOffers assistance through people who have received mental health services and act as peer advocates to those currently receiving or seeking services. Services include guidance and assistance in applying for SSI, food stamps, supported housing or Section 8.WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICESCHOICE OF NEW YORK
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides assistance for day laborers by coordinating sites, advocating for worker rights, mediating for unpaid wages and assisting with unemployment applications.OSHA TrainingsWestchesterDAY LABOR ADVOCACYUNITED COMMUNITY CENTER OF WESTCHESTER
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesOffers help to seniors in the community with health insurance and other government benefits and service information. Helps to answer questions, fill out benefit applications, and advocate if needed.WestchesterSENIOR BENEFITS INFORMATION CENTERJOHN C. HART MEMORIAL LIBRARY OF YORKTOWN
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesOffers advocacy to individuals and families with benefits applications, rent or eviction issues, find resources or services and refers people to appropriate agencies for the specific need. WestchesterUTILITY PAYMENT ASSISTANCEPEEKSKILL COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)
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.
Advocacy ServicesProvides assistance to day workers and other low income workers with attaining benefits, when needed, including advocating for them to government agencies for entitlement programs.WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICESHISPANIC RESOURCE CENTER OF LARCHMONT AND MAMARONECK
Advocacy ServicesAssists older adults when they need help understanding benefits applications, dealing with housing, medical issues, etc., also help them to understand and navigate through government-related issues, such as social security, pensions, disability, etc. WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICESMAMARONECK COMMUNITY SERVICES
Advocacy ServicesOffers advocacy to individuals and families with benefits applications, rent or eviction issues, find resources or services and refers people to appropriate agencies for the specific need.WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICESPEEKSKILL COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)
Advocacy ServicesProvides assistance to local residents in various ways, with individual advocacy, eviction issues, applying for benefits, or offering information or referrals to services and resources within the community.WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICESPORT CHESTER CARVER CENTER
Advocacy ServicesOffers advocacy services to seniors who may need help with issues ranging from housing, medical care, benefits assistance, etc. Also help with information about services for specific needs within the community.WestchesterCOMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTNEW ROCHELLE OFFICE OF THE AGING
Advocacy ServicesA Community-wide advocacy, training, education and awareness program for people with mental illness, members of their families, mental health professionals, and provider agencies with promotes the total equality and inclusion of persons with mental illness in the development of polices, regulations, and services that affect their lives.OrangeMENTAL HEALTH PEER ADVOCACY MHPAINDEPENDENT LIVING
Advocacy ServicesWill offer referrals to needed services in the community, help with claims against employers who discriminate and/or do not pay, help file police reports if they are robbed or assaulted, etc.WestchesterOBREROS UNIDOS DE YONKERS / UNITED LABORERS OF YONKERSCATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF WESTCHESTER COUNTY
AIDS/HIV ServicesProvides a variety of services for individuals who have contracted AIDS/HIV, along with those wanting to know more about it and the resources available.WestchesterAIDS/HIV AWARENESS AND EDUCATIONURBAN LEAGUE OF WESTCHESTER COUNTY
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)
Benefits Advisement Servicesassist with and answer questions about applying for benefits: SSI, SSDI, food stamps, medicaid, HUD, public assistance.FranklinBENEFITS ADVISEMENTTRI-LAKES CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
Benefits AssistanceAdministers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Major benefits include Veterans’ compensation, Veterans’ pension, survivors’ benefits, rehabilitation and employment assistance, education assistance, home loan guaranties, and life insurance coverage.New YorkBENEFITS AND SERVICESUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS - NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
Benefits AssistanceAssist families with children who have developmental disabilities and do not have a service coordinator and not OPWDD eligibility, and need help with applications assistance for Medicaid, and other benefits and services.WestchesterSHORT TERM FAMILY ASSISTANCECARDINAL MCCLOSKEY COMMUNITY SERVICES
Benefits Assistance ServicesHelps with Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare. Offers assistance in navigating the process and help them know which benefits are available to them.DutchessBENEFITS ADVISEMENTTACONIC RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENCE
Benefits Assistance ServicesBenefits assistance center for people recieving or filing for workers' compensation.DutchessBENEFITS ASSISTANCENEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD-POUGHKEEPSIE CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesHelps callers understand benefit programs and procedures, and intervenes if callers are unable to advocate for themselves.WestchesterBENEFITS ASSISTANCE SERVICESUNITED WAY'S 2-1-1 HELPLINE (211)
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvide one-to-one and group counseling, including crisis intervention and application for benefits (NYC residents) for people who are legally blindRocklandBENEFITS ASSISTANCE SERVICESVISIONS/SERVICES FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED-CENTER ON BLINDNESS
Benefits Assistance ServicesBenefits assistance center for people recieving or filing for workers' compensation.OrangeBENEFITS ASSISTANCE SERVICESWORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD-NEWBURGH CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesAssists individuals with disabilities gain access to benefit applications and resources, along with advocating for rights and other employment-related concerns.WestchesterCOMMUNITY WORK INCENTIVESWESTCHESTER DISABLED ON THE MOVE
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides advocacy and assistance for immigrant laborers regarding compensation and health benefits.Westchester(HELP) HISPANIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR PROJECTSAINT ANN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
Benefits Assistance ServicesAssist individuals with developmental disabilities with benefits, such as filling out applications, preparation of paperwork, etc. Also helps with Medicaid issues when involving retaining services for health and residential services.WestchesterMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONKEON CENTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides assistance to veterans in applying for federal, state and other benefits, such as blind annuity, property tax exemption, discharge papers, replacing military records, application for medals, upgrading or correcting military discharges and referrals to other benefit agencies, dependency and indemnity compensation, death pension, VA life insurance claims and annual eligibility verification.DutchessMILITARY BENEFITS ASSISTANCEDUTCHESS COUNTY VETERAN SERVICE AGENCY
Benefits Assistance ServicesBenefits assistance center for people recieving or filing for workers' compensation.RocklandNEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD-ROCKLAND CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTERNEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD-ROCKLAND CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides pre-screening of eligibility qualifications, assistance filling out applications, and assistance obtaining necessary documentation for SNAP benefits. Most help can be done over the phone and help is available in both Spanish and English.PutnamNUTRITIONAL OUTREACH EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP) SNAP ASSISTANCECATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF PUTNAM AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesOffers assistance to senior citizens regarding their benefits, from social security to medical coverage, with their questions or help filling out applications or advocating for them to communicate necessary information on various issues.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCACY AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEMOUNT VERNON OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Benefits Assistance ServicesOffers seniors help with filling out forms, advocacy services, information and referral for a multitude of issues.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCACY AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEPLEASANTVILLE SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides seniors with assistance with questions of social security, medical information, or other benefits-related issues. Also offers information of resources in the community for specific needs.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATION AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEOSSINING SENIOR CENTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesAssist families needing services and with identifying resources in the community and accessing these services, such as applying for Medicaid, coordinating referral materials for eligibility, family advocacy with school districts, assistance with obtaining guardianship and accessing other needed support.WestchesterSHORT TERM FAMILY ASSISTANCECEREBRAL PALSY OF WESTCHESTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides assistance for individuals to access public assistance benefits, by facilitating the application procedures, aid in completing all DSS files/paperwork and to utilize the resources and services they may be entitled. Also aids individuals to navigate Social Security by assisting with access to benefits, complete applications, provide referrals, and give any assistance when necessary.WestchesterSOCIAL SERVICES AND OTHER GOVERNMENT BENEFITS ASSISTANCEUNITED COMMUNITY CENTER OF WESTCHESTER
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides prescreening, assistance filling out applications, and assistance obtaining necessary documentation for food stamp benefits.DutchessSUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY
Benefits Assistance ServicesAssists local residents with information on town government issues and services, including government-based benefits, with necessary information, filing, and guidance.WestchesterTOWN GOVERNMENT INFORMATION AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEWHITE PLAINS CITY
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides assistance for people needing to apply for workers compensation or other disability-related benefits, including helping them through the process, once it is filed.WestchesterWORKERS COMPENSATION AND DISABILITY BENEFITSNEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD - LOWER HUDSON VALLEY REGION
Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides assistance for people needing to apply for workers compensation or other disability-related benefits, including helping them through the process, once it is filed.SchenectadyWORKERS COMPENSATION AND DISABILITY BENEFITSNEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD - NORTHEASTERN REGION
Benefits Assistance ServicesFor anyone recieving Social Security benefits, or Social Security Disability benefits and would like to go back to work. WIPA can help explain how any benefits might be affected by employment.OrangeWORK INCENTIVE PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE WIPAINDEPENDENT LIVING
Benefits CounselingProvides assistance with finding and optaining public benefits. Electric Bill Payment Assistance Gas Bill Payment Assistance Heating Fuel Bill Payment Assistance The Older Americans Act authorizes Benefits Counseling services to assist older individuals, their family members and/or caregivers in understanding their rights ,applying for benefits and receiving appropriate referrals, exercising choice , benefiting from services and opportunities authorized by law, and maintaining the rights of older persons, especially those with reduced capacity, in solving disputes. ClintonBENEFITS COUNSELINGCLINTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
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/Care Management ServicesProvides a plan of care for families/care providers/ guardians with children and adultsdiagnosed with developmental disabilities. This program assists families/ care providers/ guardians to secure benefits, advocate in school, accessing programs and funding and providing crisis intervention and support.ClintonMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONCLINTON COUNTY CHAPTER NYSARC, INC, DBA/ADVOCACY AND RESOURCE CENTER
Case/Care Management ServicesKee to Independent Growth provides service coordinators to assist their clientele with developmental disabilities (such as Intellectual Disability, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and Epilepsy) work with the New York State Department OPWDD. Some of the services are: maintaining a one-on-one relationship with the client to ensure personal missions are acknowledged and supported, working with Medicaid and Medicare to ensure billing and other related services are met, supporting individuals in finding ways to maintain independence and self-sufficiency, enrolling individuals in day programs, supportive employment, and other suitable events for daily enrichment, assisting individuals achieve short term and long term goals, and working closely with doctors, specialists, psychologists, and therapists to ensure the clients health needs and other essentials are met.SaratogaOPWDD SERVICE COORDINATIONKEE TO INDEPENDENT GROWTH
Case/Care Management ServicesAssists the individual with development disabilities and their family with a plan of care to access benefits, advocate when needed, and find resources or services within the community.ClintonSERVICE COORDINATIONRESIDENTIAL RESOURCES
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-Based ServicesOffers a variety of programs for children, teenagers, adults, and seniors, such as reading club, story hour, and other programs that encourage reading and and expand their knowledge for the arts and culture, including a one-to-one tutoring for individuals preparing for their GED. Also provides support services to seniors explaining benefits and other questions on government entitlements.WestchesterBOOK CLUB AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMSPORT CHESTER-RYE BROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY
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
Counseling ServicesAssists families by providing one-on-one education and support, assessing patient and caregiver needs and helping secure services at home.DutchessCARE CONSULTATIONSALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION HUDSON VALLEY-DUTCHESS
Counseling ServicesAssist with care planning and managing challenging situations. Providing one-on-one education and support, assessing patient and caregiver needs and helping secure services at home.OrangeCARE CONSULTATIONSALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION-ORANGE AND SULLIVAN REGIONAL OFFICE
Counseling ServicesAssists families by providing one-on-one education and support, assessing patient and caregiver needs and helping secure services at home.RocklandCARE CONSULTATIONSALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION - ROCKLAND REGIONAL OFFICE
Counseling ServicesAssists families by providing one-on-one education and support, assessing patient and caregiver needs and helping secure services at home.WestchesterCARE CONSULTATIONSALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION-WESTCHESTER REGIONAL OFFICE
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.
Disaster Assistance ServicesProvides flood damage funding through community agencies, for income qualified flood victims whose homes or businesses were completely destroyed or suffered major damage. Grants are made available through local organizations that develop affordable housing, assist in funding housing rehabilitation, or small business revitalization activities. Call or check website for these agencies.WestchesterHOUSING & SMALL BUSINESS FLOOD RECOVERY ASSISTANCENEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL - WESTCHESTER
Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides coordinators to assist and support families to understand the current system of services and benefits, and how to navigate them, also links families to medical and rehabilitation services in the community. Also educates families, individuals, and care providers on brain injury and its impact, connects families and individuals to other support groups, and offers support and advocacy for families dealing with the school system.AlbanyFACTS: FAMILY ADVOCACY, COUNSELING AND TRAINING SERVICESBRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
Disease/Disability Care ServicesNew Beginnings MSC provides service coordination to assist people with developmental disabilities and apply for people to receive funding through New York State and various agencies for services and supports. Some examples are respite care, small grants, assistance in getting a residential placement or apartment of one's own, transportation to medical appointments through Medicaid, social and recreational programs, environmental modifications to home, day programs for adults, job coaching, etc. We also apply for funding for people to obtain services in their own homes that they are able to self-direct.RensselaerMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATIONNEW BEGINNINGS MSC
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
Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides a hotline for anyone struggling through an emergency situation, such an immediate need for shelter, food, clothing or fuel. Provides counseling, information and referral, and advocacy to access needed services. UlsterEMERGENCY HOTLINE FOR STRUGGLING PEOPLE IN NEEDFAMILY OF WOODSTOCK
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.
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe low income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Westchester County Department of Social Services that assists eligible low-income, elderly and disabled residents with home heating costs. A cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.WestchesterHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)WESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHelps low income individuals and families with food stamp online application and screening.DutchessNUTRITIONAL OUTREACH EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP) FOOD STAMP ASSISTANCECATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF DUTCHESS COUNTY
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesProvides government benefits to buy nutritious foods. Amount of food stamps issued varies with family size and income.WestchesterSUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)WESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
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 Care ServicesProvides support, assistance and advocacy for individuals and families needing help with issues relating to disabilities.UlsterADVOCACY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIESRESOURCE CENTER FOR ACCESSIBLE LIVING RCAL
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
Housing ServicesProvide seniors with information about subsidized senior housing, Section 8, and Independent and Assisted Living, will also help with suitable room or house mate matches for those who cannot afford housing on their own. Also assist in identifying and applying for legal entitlements they may be eligible for and not claiming, such as SNAP (food stamps), HEAP, the STAR Program, Veterans Aid and Attendance Program for home care, and many other federal, state and local benefits.WestchesterSENIOR HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMWESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES (WRO)
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.
Information/Outreach ServicesProvides mobile services to low and moderate income residents, residing in Northeast Dutchess, and helps them deal with one-time crisis or ongoing issues. Services include food and health services, medical prescriptions, heating assistance, emergency financial aid and more. DutchessNORTH EASTERN DUTCHESS OUTREACH PROGRAM (NED CORPS)COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY
Information/Outreach ServicesSenior Benefits Information Centers (SBICs) help adults 60 and older, and those caring for the elderly, achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage (Part D prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage, Medic-Gap). Information and counseling is provided about different types of government programs, including federal and state financial assistance programs, and county-wide benefits. You can meet one-on-one with a trained counselor at one of our library-based locations. Spanish interpreter can be made available by appointment. WestchesterSENIOR BENEFITS INFORMATION CENTERSWESTCHESTER LIBRARY SYSTEM
Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and referrals to immigrants regarding health and human services, specifically immigration issues, school concerns, domestic violence issues, parenting, health concerns and financial literacy, and more.WestchesterCOMMUNITY RESOURCE INFORMATIONRSHM LIFE CENTER
Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals about food stamps, nutrition, eviction, housing, employment resources, health awareness, etc. Also offers assistance to seniors who need help understanding benefits, medical bills, housing issues, applications, etc.WestchesterCOMMUNITY RESOURCE INFORMATIONTARRYTOWN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY CENTER
Information/Referral ServicesOffers mental health peer support, benefits, information and referrals.WestchesterMENTAL HEALTH PEER ADVOCACYPUTNAM INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES
Information/Referral ServicesOffers peer support, benefits advisement and linkages to community resources for individuals with mental illness.WestchesterMENTAL HEALTH PEER ADVOCACYWESTCHESTER INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
Information/Referral ServicesProvides free counseling for seniors with issues relating to Medicare, health and prescription plans, food stamps, HEAP, EPIC, weatherization, minor home repairs and tax relief programs.WestchesterSENIOR INFORMATION BENEFITS CENTERWARNER LIBRARY OF TARRYTOWN
Information/Referral ServicesProvides a comprehensive array of support services for individuals and families in need. Services include emergency and other financial assistance, counseling, benefits assistance, addiction support, case management, employment referrals, holiday programs and more.UlsterSUPPORT RESOURCE INFORMATIONFAMILY OF WOODSTOCK
Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals for eligible veterans and their families about benefit programs, education, employment, financial assistance, disability-related issues and other resources. Also helps with insurance, disability, and pension benefits.PutnamVETERANS RESOURCE INFORMATIONPUTNAM COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY
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
Insurance ServicesThe Rockland County Department of Social Services (DSS) processes Medicaid applications for: 1. Medicare recipients 2. Disabled adults and children applying for specialized waiver programs 3. Disabled adults and children eligible for the Excess Income Program 4. Individuals: • 65 years or older who are not caretakers for children under 21 years of age • Looking for assistance with the cost of Home Care, Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home Care • Eligible for help paying for Medicare premiums and/or copays through the Medicare Savings Program • Seeking help paying for Medicare premiums and/or co pays RocklandMEDICAID - STATE HEALTH INSURANCE / APPLICATIONS ASSISTANCEROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Legal/Court ServicesProvides free legal counseling and representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in civil cases, which includes, government benefits, unemployment insurance, disability, health care, housing, family law matters, consumer problems, children's legal issues and immigration matters.AlbanyLEGAL SERVICESLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
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.
Military/Veterans ServicesProvides support assistance to veterans, such as attaining benefits, filling out applications, etc, or help or advocacy in other issues.WestchesterVETERAN SERVICESWHITE PLAINS COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)
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
Parent/Family Support ServicesProvides support services for low income mothers, to help them integrate and find resources within the community, also links them with professionals to deal with various basic needs and health care issues.WestchesterTHE MADRES PROJECTTARRYTOWN COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY CENTER
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 ServicesProvides benefits assistance for seniors by answering questions, filling out applications, giving information, explaining tax or other government-related services, etc. or offers referrals for other resources for other services they may need.FranklinBENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATIONOFFICE FOR THE AGING IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
Senior ServicesAssists senior citizens with problems related to housing, landlord-tenant relations, transportation, benefits, taxes, etc.WestchesterSENIOR ADVOCATEHASTINGS-ON-HUDSON RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Senior ServicesProvides free and confidential one-to-one counseling and access for seniors to identify benefits and other needed services, such as medicare, health and prescription, food stamps, HEAP, home repair, tax relief programs, and other senior-based services.WestchesterSENIOR BENEFITS HELP CENTERNEW ROCHELLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Senior ServicesProvides senior outreach workers to provide information about available resources in the community, assist with benefits/insurance information and applications, serve as advocates when seniors are having problems attaining services, and friendly visiting. Other services include a telephone reassurance system, where calls are made to homebound or frail elderly individuals to make sure they are okay. Also provides medical-based transportation for homebound or senors who can no longer drive.ClintonSENIOR OUTREACHJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES (JCEO)
Senior ServicesHelps seniors understand paperwork or issues regarding benefits and health or medical information. Also provides resources in the community for specific needs.WestchesterSENIOR RESOURCE INFORMATIONYONKERS OFFICE FOR THE AGING
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
Support ServicesProvides supportive services for people returning from jail or prison who have chronic health problems, such as AIDS/HIV, addiction or other infectious diseases. Offers health education, case management, on-site medical testing, and offering assistance in finding other benefits, housing and health care.BronxCOMMUNITY-BASED PREVENTIONOSBORNE ASSOCIATION
Support ServicesAssists low income individuals and families with various needs, such as benefits information, information and referral to needed resources, advocacy, translation services, and case management assistance. Serviced Provided General Assistance Family Development Plans Emergency Food Emergency Shelter Housing Assistance Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) (Income Guidelines) Weatherization Assistance Income Guidelines) Head Start and Early Head Start Mass distribution of fruits and vegetables Information and Referrals Employment and job training Food Pantry Clothes Closet Lifeline Safe-Link Telephone Service (Kingston) Notary Assistance on site (Kingston) Free bread and donated produce distribution on Wednesday (Highland) Translation Services (Highland) Summer Youth Program (Highland & Ellenville) Transportation funds available as vouchers with UCAT (Highland) Bilingual in Spanish and English/ Translation services (Ellenville) Free Farm StandUlsterCOMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTERSULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE
Support ServicesOffers support services for grandparents or other relatives who are raising a grandchild(ren), or other related children.WestchesterGRANDPARENT KINSHIP SUPPORT PROGRAMFAMILY SERVICE SOCIETY OF YONKERS
Support ServicesOffers peer advocates to assist individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities, to establish goals, and increase their independence. Peer counseling includes vocational assistance, budgeting, self-advocacy, interpersonal and independent skills training. Also provides benefits advisement, to help in navigating public assistance and Social Security, along with assistance with the Medicaid Buy-in program, teaching consumers to fill out forms, or helping them to understand work incentive programs.SullivanPEER ADVOCATE AND BENEFITS ASSISTANCEACTION TOWARD INDEPENDENCE
Support ServicesProvides a place for families and individuals who are dealing with mental health related issues and/or addiction. They are provided with supportive services and referrals to community services for housing, employment, addiction, mental health, benefits, health and other services. The Living Room provides a safe haven during the day, with needed facilities for the homeless.DutchessTHE LIVING ROOM MEL'S PLACEMENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY
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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