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February Distribution Day

We are distributing clothing, food, hygiene, and household items on February 9, 2024. This distribution will be for paid members, only. Please download the RSVP form below and become a paid member if you have not already done so.

The Membership form can also be downloaded below.

BECOME AN AGENCY MEMBER

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Discounts on conferences and events;

  • “Members Only” Boutique Days and distributions through the Boutique;

  • Guaranteed inclusion in back pack distribution through our “Supply Our Students” initiative

  • Access to Bulk Items at Candlelight Vigil

  • Access to free tickets for sporting and other events

 

Through your paid membership, you can help us continue to make a difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness in our community. Please take a moment now to join the Coalition and renew your commitment toward ending homelessness on Long Island. Thanks so much for your continued support!

OUR AGENCY MEMBERS
As an LICH Member you are directly supporting our Mission to Reduce Homelessness on Long Island

2023 Annual Review 

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Direct Assistance to homeless and at-risk Long Islanders:

  • Referred over 800 households for permanent housing through Coordinated Entry, a system which ensures the most vulnerable Long Islanders are prioritized for permanent, affordable housing;

  • Collected and distributed over 10,000 pounds of food and toiletries to homeless and at-risk Long Islanders on the streets and in shelters;

  • Hosted our 15th annual Back Pack Pirates Festival, a summer camp experience for homeless children and distributed over 3500 backpacks with school supplies;

  • Distributed winter coats, clothes, shoes housewares and other essential items to over 2000 homeless and underserved Long Islanders

  • Expanded our street outreach services to operate 7 days a week, 12 hours per day.

 

Advocacy, Training, and Technical Assistance for Long Island Housing and Services Agencies:

  • Sought more than $27 million in federal funds on behalf of Long Island agencies to continue housing and services programs for more than 2,000 homeless and formerly homeless Long Islanders – including families with children, victims of domestic violence, adults and children with disabilities, veterans, and chronically homeless individuals;

  • Training and assistance in developing, maintaining and operating programs to serve homeless and disabled Long Islanders, with specialized training on Best Practices in various areas of interest;

  • Continued region-wide initiatives to end homelessness on Long Island;

  • Held the 35th Annual “Keys for the Homeless” Conference; and

  • Increased awareness, understanding and education about Long Island’s homeless folks.

 

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