Social Workers & Other Help

Social Workers

Make an appointment with a social worker for: 

  • Referrals to mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence resources
  • Help locating support groups, food pantries, and legal services
  • Crisis intervention

The social workers speak both English and Spanish.

For an appointment, call 631-654-4700 x224.

To make an appointment online, click here

Email the social workers for help.

Help in Your Community

Church Parish Outreach St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic
(631) 475-5402
224 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
Catholic Charities. Programs for pregnant women, postpartum women, children under 6,
and seniors.
Food Pantry Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 10 a.m.-12 noon & 1-3 p.m.

Church of The Resurrection
50 Granny Road Farmingville NY 11738
(631) 696-0232
Monday through Friday 10am-2pm

Emanuel Lutheran Church
(631) 758-2250
179 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Open to all. Serves dinner on Sundays from 4-5 p.m.

Federation of Organizations – P.O.W.E.R. Food Pantry
456 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 447-6460 ext. 2100
3rd and last Saturday of each month 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Social/Soup Kitchen Wednesdays 2:30-6 p.m. – 18 yrs and older
Access to showers and laundry

Help for People
426 East Main Street, Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 903-2480 or (631) 393-6622 – for an appointment 
Food pantry and thrift store. Those who qualify shop for free.

God’s Provision 5
Spanish Pentecostal Church 11 River Ave. Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 790-3820
Fridays 4-6pm

Grace Care FP
28 A Industrial Blvd Medford NY 11763
(631) 696-9498
Wednesdays 10am-12pm

HELP Suffolk Food Pantry
685 Brookhaven Ave. Bellport NY 11713
(631) 286-2400
Mondays-Fridays 8am-4pm

Iglesia Christiana Getsemani
182 Morris Ave. Holtsville NY 11742
Sundays 10am-1pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-9pm

Lighthouse Mission
(631) 758-7584 – www.
1543 Montauk Highway, Bellport, NY 11713
NO MEALS. Operates a mobile food pantry for those in need
10-11 a.m. Saturdays in Patchogue in the lot behind Burlington Coat Factory.

Lighthouse Mission
2150 Middle Country Road Pathmark/ACE Hardware Parking Lot Centereach NY 11713
(631) 758-7584
Fridays Prayer Service 12-12:15pm, Food Distribution 12:15-1pm

Lighthouse Mission
Miracle Shopping Plaza parking lot Northwest Corner of Station Road & Montauk Hwy, Bellport NY 11713
(631) 758-7584
Prayer Services 12-12:15pm, Food Distribution 12:15-1pm

Lighthouse Mission
Terry Street & Taylor Lane (behind Burlington Coat Factory) Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 758-7584
Prayer Service Saturdays 10-10:15am, Food Distribution Saturdays 10:15-11am

Lutheran Church of Our Savior
(631) 475-5725
231 Jayne Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
NO MEALS. Food Pantry. Thursdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon.

Mary Immaculate
16 Brown’s Lane Bellport NY 11713
(631) 286-3795
Wednesdays 10am ,11am, 6pm, 7pm and Fridays 10-11am

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Outreach
495 North Ocean Ave. Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 475-9580
Thursdays & Fridays 10am-2pm

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church
(631) 475-4739
495 North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
NO MEALS. Client Choice Food Pantry on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Our Lady of Snow
175 Blue Point Road Blue Point NY 11715
(631) 363-2417
Mondays through Thursdays 10am-1pm

Patchogue COC/The Tabitha Food Pantry
295 Sunrise Highway N. Service Rd. Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 475-6556
1st Saturday of the Month 11am-1pm

Patchogue Neighbors INN Soup Kitchen
31 Rider Avenue Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 475-3078
Mondays 12-1pm

The Patchogue Neighbor’s INN/Site #2
510 Narragansett Ave. East Patchogue NY 11772
(516) 987-9459
Tuesdays 6-6:30pm

The Patchogue Neighbors INN #3
224 South Ocean Avenue Patchogue NY 11775
(516) 729-4583
Saturdays 9-10am

Patchogue United Methodist Church
10 Church St. Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 475-5402
Tuesdays 10am-12pm

Patchogue-Medford Youth & Community Services
(631) 758-4100
390 Bay Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
NO MEALS. Food Pantry and clothes closet. Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Must show proof of residence.

Patchogue Neighbors INN • 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 a.m. on Thursdays.

Pathway to Recovery/The Meadows
96 Ohio Ave. Medford NY 11763
(631) 687-4790
3rd Saturday of the month 4-7pm

Roman Catholic Church • St. Francis de Sales
(631) 475-0161
224 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
Open to all. Serves breakfast on Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Parish Outreach has a Food Pantry & Social Ministry.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10 a.m.-12 & 1-3 p.m.

The Salvation Army/Blue Point
211 Blue Point Ave. Blue Point NY 11715
(631) 363-6100
Tuesdays 10am-12pm, Thursdays 1-3pm

St. Joseph the Worker RC Church
(631) 286-6356
510 Naragansett Avenue., East Patchogue, NY 11772
Serves dinner on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m.
Food Pantry is open Monday from 6-7; Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m.-12 noon.
Food pantry for those within Parish boundaries only.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
(631) 475-7406
208 Jamaica Avenue, Medford, NY 11763
NO MEALS. Food Pantry Thursdays from 1-2:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
(631) 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.

St. Sylvester’s Roman Catholic Church
(631) 475-4506
99 Robinson Avenue, Medford, NY 11763
Open only to those living within Parish boundaries – parts of 11763 & 11742.
NO MEALS. Food Pantry Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 9:30 a.m.-12 noon and 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m.-12 noon
and 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9:30 a.m.-12 noon.

United Methodist Church
10 Church Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 475-0381
Patchogue residents only. Food pantry is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon.
Community Meal 4th Thursday of each month 5-6 p.m.

World Outreach Church of God
249 Washington Ave. Patchogue NY 11772
(631) 447-5045
Tuesdays 9-11am

If you are in need of a shelter please call the Department of Social Services in your area
Coram – (631) 854-2300 / Riverhead – (631) 852-3500

Emergency Housing Service of Department of Social Services
(631) 854-9935
Offers emergency housing for homeless people.
(631) 854-9100 Monday-Friday after 4:30 p.m., weekends & holidays

Concern for Independent Living
(631) 758-0474 312 Expressway Drive S., Medford, NY 11763
Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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/TSLI
840 Suffolk Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717
(631) 231-3619
Business Office hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Provides emergency, temporary housing for homeless families. Houses 8 families in congregate and 10 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; TSLI – transitional services for
single adults.

HELP – Suffolk
685 Brookhaven Avenue, Bellport, NY 11713
(631) 286-2400
Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Provides 76-unit 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 on site.

House Hope House Community
(631) 928-2377
Emergencies: (631) 476-7417 1 High Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
30-bed residential facility provides a compassionate approach to crisis intervention. The program primarily serves homeless people between the ages 16-21 years. Counseling available.

Pax Christi Hospitality Center & Crisis Counseling
255 Oakland Avenue, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 928-9108
Provides a twenty-four-bed emergency center for men over 16 years old.
Temporary residence offering three components. shelter and food, human needs and services, advocacy and networking.

Talbot House
(631) 589-4144
30C Carlough Road, Bohemia, NY 11716
24/7 Chemical dependency crisis center.
Free- no insurance required.

CARECEN – Central American Refugee Center
(631) 273-8721
Immigration legal help
Domestic Violence – 24 hour hotline (631) 666-8833

Long Island Coalition for the Homeless
(631) 464-4314 ext.118

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services
(631) 232-2400
Indigent and disabled Free legal assistance for persons dealing with homeless issues.
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Parents for Megan’s Law – Crime Victims Center
(631) 631-689-2672

Response of Suffolk – 24
(631) 751-7500
Crisis Intervention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Substance Abuse (631) 979-1700
Veteran Crisis 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)

VIBS-Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk
(631) 360-3606
Domestic violence & sexual assault advocacy, intervention, counseling.