(631) 464-4314 ext. 118
Connection to resources and support for people experiencing homelessness.
The Helpline is...
A messaging system for people experiencing homelessness to connect with a community support specialist
An "access point" for Coordinated Entry for Nassau and Suffolk counties
The Helpline is not...
A 24/7 hotline
A crisis response line
Direct access to shelter (Emergency shelter can only be accessed through Department of Social Services)
A referral source for permanent housing programs
The Helpline offers...
Help with problem solving
Help with development of a housing plan to exit homelessness
Connection to the Street Outreach team or other community resources for people living unsheltered (on the street or a place not made for human habitation)
Domestic violence support connections provided by The Safe Center of Long Island Hotline: (516) 542-0404