Community Resources

COVID Vaccine Hotline: (631) 638-1320

Updated March 27, 2024

During this uncertain time, many people can feel concerned, anxious and stressed. Ask for help if you need it.

COVID-19 Information

Suffolk County Information Line: 311
(dedicated coronavirus/COVID-19 resources)


For social service agencies in your area: Call 211 or visit
(food, paying housing bills, COVID-19 screening tool in multiple languages)

Filing for Medicaid: (855) 355–5777/New York State of Health or (800) 541-2831/Medicaid Helpline

DSS Sanctions: (631) 853-3664
(Department of Social Services)

Support for Those in Abusive Situations

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline (24/7): Call (800) 942-6906, text (844) 997-2121 or chat at opdv.ny.go
(confidential, private and secure resources staffed by professionals at the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence)

Adult Protective Services: (631) 854-3232


  • New York State Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 342-3720
    (to report suspected child abuse)
  • The Safe Center LI: (516) 542-0404
    (information and support for child abuse and domestic violence)

Parenting Support

Family and Children’s Association: (516) 746-0350 (# for Spanish)
(parenting resources)

Emergency Child Care Services for Essential Workers from SCOPE: 311 or visit

Mental Health Services

DASH: (631) 952-3333
(Family Service League’s Diagnostic, Assessment and Stabilization Hub)

New York State HOPEline (24/7): (877) 8-HOPENY (846-7369); text HOPENY (467369)
(support for substance use and problem gambling)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): (800) 273-8255

SAMHSA (24/7, English and Spanish): (800) 662-4357
(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Office of Mental Health Free Emotional Support Helpline: (844) 863-9314

Response Crisis Center (24/7): (631) 751-7500 (English)/(631) 751-7423 (Spanish)

Mental Health Helpline: (631) 471-7242, ext. 2

Veterans Crisis Line (24/7): (800) 273-8255 (press 1)

Food Assistance

(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

WIC: (631) 444-5239 or visit stonybrookmedicine/wic
(Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)

Island Harvest: (516) 294-8528 or

Long Island Cares/The Harry Chapin Food Bank:
For emergency aid: Email or call (631) 582-3663

Financial Assistance

Free or Low-Cost WiFi: (800) SAFELINK (723-3546)
(for qualifying individuals)

HEAP: (631) 853-8820
(for assistance paying energy bills)

Mortgage Assistance: (631) 435-4710, email or visit
(Long Island Housing Partnership)

To sign-up for Medicaid or subsidized health insurance: (855) 355–5777/(800) 541-2831 or visit   



Illegal Evictions: Call 911
Show the police officer identification, lease or public utility bill with your name and address. If you are unable to get back into your apartment, you should contact the court system at (833) 503-0447.


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