Outreach and Assistance in the Patchouge-Medford Area


Aids Hotline/Suffolk & Nassau LIAAC   385-2437



Suffolk County Coaliton Against Domestic Violence - 24 hour Hotline   666-8833



Mortgage Default Counseling Services- BHEP Alliance   286-9236



Nassau/Suffolk Coalition for the Homeless  1-516-742-7770



Nassau/Suffolk Law Services  232-2400 or 369-1112
Provides volunteer lawyers for the homeless.



Response of Suffolk - 24 hour hotline       751-7500



VIBS-Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk   360-3606 or 360-3730
Domestic violence & sexual assault.


Nearest Hospital, Health Centers, Police Stations & Public Aid Offices

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital    654-7100
       101 Hospital Road, E. Patchogue, NY  11772


Elsie Owens North Brookhaven  Health Center   854-2302
       3600 Route 112, Coram, NY  11727


South Brookhaven Family Health Center            854-1300
       365 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY  11772

Social Services, Suffolk County                    854-2300
Coram Service Center                               

       3600 Route 112, Coram, NY  11727       



Riverhead Service Center                        852-3500
       877 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY  11901

Emergency Hotline       854-9100

Monday-Friday 4:30-8:30 p.m.


Suffolk County Police Department
       Emergency Telephone     911
       5th Precinct    854-8500
       125 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY  11772
       6th Precinct    854-8600
       400 Route 25, Coram, NY  11727



Drop-In Centers/Meals
We recommend you call first to verify dates & times.



Federation of Organizations/Power Food Pantry     447-6460 ext. 114, 127, 116, 139
       456 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY  11772
       3rd and last Saturday of each month - 10 a.m.-1 p.m.



Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN)
 • Community INN       475-1235               

       Congregational Church
       95 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY  11772
       Serves dinner on Wednesdays at 5-6 p.m. Open to all.           

Food Pantry is open from 9-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays.

 • Community INN       475-5402               

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church
       224 South Ocean Ave., Patchogue, NY  11772
       Serves breakfast on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. Open to all.               

       Parish Outreach has a Food Pantry & Social Ministry.

 • Emanuel Trinity INN 758-2240
       Emanuel Luthern Church
       179 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY  11772
       Open to all. Serves dinner on Sundays from 4-5 p.m.

 • INN Friendship      286-6356
       St. Joseph the Worker RC Church
       510 Naragansett Ave., E. Patchogue, NY  11772
       Open to all. Serves dinner on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m.

 • St. Paul's Community INN    475-3078
       31 Ryder Avenue, Patchogue, NY  11772
       Open to all. Serves lunch on Mondays from 12-1 p.m.            

Food Pantry Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon.



Lighthouse Mission      758-7584
       Call for location sites.
       Operates a food pantry for those in need.


Lutheran Church of Our Savior   475-5725
       231 Jayne Avenue, Patchogue, NY  11772
       Thursdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon


St. Mark's Episcopal Church     475-7406
       208 Jamaica Avenue, Medford, NY  11763
       Food Pantry 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month
       from 7-8:30 p.m.


St. Sylvester's         475-3871
       99 Robinson Avenue, Medford, NY  11763
       Call ahead.
       Mondays-Fridays from 9:30 a.m.-12 noon
       Mondays-Thursdays from 1-3:30 p.m.
       Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.


United Methodist Church 475-0381
       10 Church Street, Patchogue, NY  11772
       Patchogue residents only. Food pantry is open
       on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon.






If you are in need of a shelter please call the
Department of Social Services in your area
Coram - 854-2300 / Riverhead - 852-3500

Community Housing Innovations, Inc
. 475-6390
       55 Medford Ave., Suite B. Patchogue, NY  11772
Provides a continuum of housing and human services for individuals and families, from emergency housing, supportive permanent housing for psychiatric disabilities and/or substance abuse, affordable rentals,  to homeowership down payment assistance. Programs  range
from 24-hour supervised emergency congregate to permanent independent apartment living.

Concern for Independent Living  758-0474
       312 Expressway Drive S., Medford, NY  11763
Provides transitional and permanent housing for individuals and families with psychiatric disabilities. Programs range from 24 hour supervised housing to supported housing with weekly visits. Offers comprehensive case management.

Haven House/Bridges, Inc.       231-3619
       840 Suffolk Avenue, Brentwood, NY  11717
Provides emergency, temporary housing for homeless families. Houses eight families in congregate and ten families in apartment setting. Housing is located in Brentwood and
Huntington Station. Staff assists residents to obtain permanent housing and provides the following services: entitlement advocacy, life skill training and referrals to vocational/educational programs, mental health & substance abuse. 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

HELP - Suffolk  286-2400
       685 Brookhaven Avenue, Bellport, NY  11713
       Provides transitional housing and support services for
       homeless families in Suffolk County.  Support services
       include health care, day care, employment, recreation/
       education, housing placement, after care services,
       scattered site housing, and case management.
       Handicapped accessible. Day care services provided
       by Bellport Day Care Center, Inc.

Hope House Community House      928-2377
       1 High Street, Port Jefferson, NY  11777
 30 bed residential facility provides compassionate approach to crisis intervention. Program primarily serves homeless people between the ages of 16 and 21 years. Counseling available.

Pax Christi Hospitality Center &
Crisis Counseling       928-9108
       255 Oakland Avenue, Port Jefferson, NY  11777
Provides a twenty-five bed emergency center for men over 16 years old. Temporary residence offering three components. Shelter and food, human needs and services, advocacy
and networking.


Emergency Services/Referrals


Emergency Housing Service of Department of Social Services (D.S.S.)
               854-9100 after 4:30 p.m.
       Offers emergency housing for homeless people.
       Monday-Friday after 4:30 p.m. and weekends.

Food and Nutrition Program (FAN)      475-5402


St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church
       224 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY  11772
 Catholic Charities. Programs for pregnant women, postpartum women, children under 6, and senior citizens.
       Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from
       10 a.m.-12 noon and 1-3 p.m.


Interfaith Nutrition Network  1-516-486-8506   
       211 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY  11550
       Emergency housing referrals; soup kitchen.

United Way First Call For Help  940-3700
       819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY  11729

Talbot House    589-4144
       30C Carlough Road, Bohemia, NY  11716
       Chemical dependency crisis center.