Upcoming Events

Annual Events

Annual Keys Conference


Each year the Coalition brings together professional from all of Long Island and NY State to educate each other about current issues facing the homeless. CEU Credits are available for those interested in the workshops. Previous year themes include youth & family homelessness, housing first, serving veterans, and much more!

Homeless Count


Each January, the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless coordinates point-in-time counts of sheltered and unsheltered homeless men, women and children in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. 

Candlelight Vigil


Each year, LICH holds our "Have a Heart for the Homeless" Candlelight Vigil for the Homeless to raise awareness about the homeless and the great need for affordable housing in our region

March 17th, 2020 12PM-8PM

Farmingdale State College

Roosevelt Hall

2350 Broadhollow Road

Farmingdale, NY 11735

Supply for our Students


Backpack Pirates is an annual event where over 425 homeless and at-risk children will be invited to spend a day at a summer camp, packed with as many fun games and activities as possible.  Activities include: Sports, field games, arts and crafts, treasure hunts, a theater show, swimming at the beach, archery, DJ and dancing, and much more.  Please join as a camp counselor, athlete, artist, ocean certified lifeguard, time keepers, set up and clean up help, and even more importantly- a friend, teammate and part of an amazing memory.  
Check out all the fun adventures of Backpack Pirates on the event's facebook page!