Helping Hands Social Workers
Connect with a Social Worker!
Get help with feelings of anxiety, depression, chronic stress and more. Receive individual and confidential counseling and support. Mental health is vital to a healthy outlook, no issue is too small or unimportant. Support is for all ages.
Our social workers are ready to help families with:
• Crisis intervention (emotional distress, runaways, homelessness)
• Referrals to mental health services and resources
• Referrals to substance abuse resources (detox, rehab and AA meetings)
• Locating support groups (i.e grief, AA, and LGTBQ)
• Referrals for domestic violence survivors
• Applying for services (SNAP, unemployment, DSS forms, and housing)
• Connecting patrons with soup kitchens and clothing
Fill out the form below to contact our Helping Hands Team directly.
Information & Resources
Emotional Support Line
Through the NYS Office of Mental Health.
SNAP Application Process
To receive speak to a HIICAP Counselor and receive reassuring messages, please call 631-979-9490, extension 21. Leave a message with your name and phone number and you will receive a call back.
Veterans Caregiver Support Line
Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Island Harvest & Lyft
Coping with Fear and Sadness During a Pandemic
Created by the Hofstra University PhD Program in Clinical Psychology. This resource has some great information for every family member!
Supporting Children during COVID19
Provided by child trauma experts at Child Trends and the Child Trauma Training Center at the University of Massachusetts. The Center is housed at the University of Massachusetts with Child Trends as the lead evaluating agency, with funding from SAMHSA and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and additional support from HRSA.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Hours: Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish.
NY Project Hope
Crisis Counseling Program
Our goal is to help New Yorkers understand their reactions and emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic through community-based outreach crisis counseling. NY Project Hope provides support that helps people manage the changes brought on by COVID-19. CONFIDENTIAL * ANONYMOUS * FREE
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224
Chat through the National Domestic Violence Hotline or text LOVEIS to 22522.