Crisis Helplines and Support Resouces:

If your situation is urgent, please call the 24/7 Response Hotline at (631)751-7500.

  • The Mental Health Association of Nassau County (click here)
    • The peer support “warmline” is open 24/7 and can be reached by calling (516)489-0100 ext. 1.
    • Please click here for information on ongoing peer support groups offered by MHANC.
  • Association for Mental Health and Wellness (MHAW) Mental Health Helpline (click here)
    • Click here for a variety of resources available through the MHAW website, including information about their Peer Support Services (see below).
    • The Association for Mental Health and Wellness (MHAW) will be offering extended hours for their Peer Support Line and Healing Connections Peer Support Groups to Suffolk County residents. These services are staffed by trained and experienced Certified Peer Specialists. The Peer Support Line can be accessed by calling (631)471-7242 ext. 1217. 
    • Online Peer Support Groups can be accessed by clicking here.
  • NYS Office of Mental Health (click here)
    • New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at (844)863-9314 for mental health counseling.
    • The NYS Office of Mental Health COVID-19 webpage offers a variety of resources for the public and providers, as well as information on how to volunteer. For more information, click here.


Domestic Violence – Nassau County

  • The Safe Center (516)542-0404


12 Step Meetings & Chat Groups

Several 12 step meetings have set up online or remote options to continue services for those looking for community support.

  • Alcoholic Anonymous – Online meetings, phone chats, video chats, text support (click here)
  • Al-Anon Online Meetings @ StepChat (click here)
  • Narcotics Anonymous – Online Meetings (click here)
  • Emotions Anonymous Phone and Online Meetings (click here)
  • Gamblers Anonymous Online Meetings @ StepChat (click here)


Bereavement Support Groups for COVID-19 Related Loss

  • Good Shepherd Hospice (click here)
  • Nassau - Mental Health Association of Nassau County
  • Suffolk - Association for Mental Health and Wellness (click here)


Transportation for Food

Free transportation is available for those who need a ride to pick up food from a food pantry or restaurant.  Click here for details.


Cooling Assistance Benefit

The 2019-2020 Cooling Assistance benefit opens May 1, 2020. Eligible individuals may receive one Cooling Assistance benefit per applicant household for the purchase and installation of an air conditioner or a fan to help your home stay cool. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.  Click here for detailsClick here for the application form.


Job Postings

Click here to view available positions at Catholic Charities.


Law Services in Spanish

Click here for information.