Hungry or Hurting in Huntington? Here’s Where to Get Help

With so many Huntington residents unemployed or in need of support, numerous individuals and organizations are among those helping out.

The Huntington Assembly of God, with the help of Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter, Helping Hand Mission and others, is providing meals to those in need several days a week. Helping Hand, the Suffolk County Police Department, St. Hugh’s are distributing meals, while the Congregational Church of Huntington and many others are collecting and donating food to pantries.

Schools are providing food to students; the Walt Whitman High School athletic department is operating a food drive for St. Hugh of Lincoln church in Huntington Station.

Family Service League put together the following list of resources. The list is also available, below, as a .pdf

Huntington Hotline: 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 631-549-8700 – Town of
Huntington.  Free Service, anonymous, confidential and available 365 days a year  Anonymous online counseling is also available at www.licconline.org.  Sanctuary Advisory Board addresses concerns of runaway and homeless youth
Emergency 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 631-952-3333 – DASH (Diagnostic,
Assessment, and Stabilization Hub) – 90 Adams Avenue Hauppauge 934-223-6500
 For COVID related anxiety or for anyone in a crisis situation who are feeling
overwhelmed.
o Callers will link them to services near their home, if stable.
o Mobile response team will conduct assessment
Additional Resource:
Christian Racine, Ph.D., Sr. Director for Clinics
Direct Dial: 631-396-2342
Mobile: 631-601-7783
[email protected] | www.fsl-li.org .

Large Food Distribution Agencies
Island Harvest – 516-294-8528
 Lunch program in various schools – see School Districts below
 No direct distribution to public  See website for member agencies – information is updated daily. Clients can be referred
to these agencies, but should call ahead.
L.I. Cares – 220 Broadway, Huntington Station – 631-824-6384
Contact: Idalia Boczek
 Hours of operation: Mon, Wed & Fri- 9-3pm, Tues & Thurs- 9-5pm
 Eligibility:
o Veterans may come once a week
o All others may come once a month
o All clients will be given list of food resources close to their residence for interim needs

 Procedure:
o Clients should come to front door to sign in.
o If they are new clients, they must give their name, address and number of people
in family. This is required by the agency.
o If there are food allergies, please let staff know. Food requests will be taken into
consideration based on availability.  If client needs to be assessed for a mobile home delivery, please call 631-582-3663,
extension 109. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response
 See website for member agencies – information is updated daily. Clients can be referred
to these agencies, but should call ahead
Community Resources
Helping Hands Rescue Mission – 225 Broadway, Huntington Station – 631-351-6996  Food distribution: Tuesday – Friday 11-1pm
 May also be able to provide food deliveries for those families in need without
transportation. Please call to inquire about service.
Huntington Senior Center- 423 Park Avenue, Huntington 631-351-3253
Julia Frangione, Director  Social Services are available by phone – Senior Advocate on Staff  For individuals currently registered with the senior center:
o Mondays 12:30 – 2pm – meal pick up

 If you would like to register for the food program, please call number above to be put on
the waitlist.  Please visit the town website for more information on services available:
www.huntingtonny.gov
Manor Field Park – 90 East 5th Street, Huntington
 12:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday, while supplies last  Sponsored by Suffolk County Police Department – 2nd pct., Health First, Ra-Cha Thai
Cuisine, St. Hugh of Lincoln/Project Hope and Community Solidarity
Meals on Wheels Program – Huntington Hospital 423 Park Avenue, Huntington
631-271-5150
 Program has been suspended until further notice.  Registered clients and volunteers will be contacted when program reopens.
St. Hugh of Lincoln Church- Pulaski Rd & New York Avenue, Huntington Station
 Food being distributed every Monday at 4pm (until further notice and while supplies last)  Sponsored By: SCPD 2nd Precinct, Housing Help, Project Hope, St. Hugh of Lincoln
Outreach, Huntington Station Community Benefits Grant, Community Solidarity,
Taqueria Mexico Lindo
 Further information on St. Hugh’s pantry will be found under “Houses of Worship”
Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center – 74 Hauppauge Rd, Commack 631-462-9800 ext. 147 or 146 – Janine Mandera  Curbside lunch pick up & pantry items as available
 Limited deliveries
Tri Community and Youth Agency – Services Available: 809 New York Avenue,
Huntington – 631- 673-0614
 Food distribution: Mondays 11-1pm (alternate pick up arrangements may be arranged)

 Food doorstep drop off Delivery: any weekday (weekend drops possible if an emergency)  Hot meal delivery: for the very vulnerable (no transportation, sick, health issues, or other
issues which prevent them from leaving the house- this program delivers hot meals 6 nights a week.
WIC Program (Women, Infants & Children) – Dolan Family Center 284 Pulaski Rd,
Greenlawn 631-854-4438

 This program offers low income women, infants and children (up to age 5) breastfeeding
support, information on healthy eating, food cards, and referrals to health care.  Working remotely at this time – clients (new & registered) will be handled by phone  Hours: week 1: Tuesday & Thursday, Week 2: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9-5
Please call for week verification
 Registered clients will have their cards reloaded remotely
 New clients: call the number above for procedures to follow
 Please visit website for more information on services and other resources:
www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/health-services/patient-care/WIC-program

School Districts
You may only pick up the “grab & go” meals in the school district your child attends.
Cold Spring Harbor: Cold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School 82 Turkey Lane, CSH
 Monday – Friday 10:00- 12:00 pm
 Bagged breakfast and lunch will be provided to each student  Call 631-367-6970 if you would like to participate
Commack: Commack High School – 1 Scholar Lane, Commack
 Mondays between 10:00 – 12pm
 Pick up grab & go meals at bus loop (Main entrance on Scholar Lane)
Half Hollow Hills – Half Hollow Hills High School East – 50 Vanderbilt Parkway Dix Hills  Bagged lunch & breakfast  Each household member under the age of 18 is eligible  Pickup is curbside between the hours of 11:00-1:00pm daily- Monday through Friday
Harborfields Central School District: Thomas J. Lahey
 Pick up bagged lunch & breakfast for next day 11:00 am. – 1pm.  Signs will be in place to direct parents/guardians to the east side of the building where
there is an exterior window for pick up.  Each household member under the age of 18 is eligible
Huntington School District: Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School – 155 Lowndes Avenue,
Huntington Station
 Curbside meal distribution: Monday – Friday 10:00 am-12:30 pm – go to administrative
entrance on Tower Street

Northport /East Northport School District: Northport High School 154 Laurel Hill
Road, Northport  Monday and Thursday pick up 10:00 am – 12pm.  Multiple meals will be provided
South Huntington – Stimson Middle School – 401 Oakwood Road
 Bagged lunch & breakfast  Each household member under the age of 18 is eligible  Pickup is curbside between the hours of 11:00-1:00pm daily- Monday through Friday

Houses of Worship
Some houses of worship only serve the community within their parish boundaries. Many
outreach offices are open – call to confirm
Assembly of God – 1700 New York Avenue, Huntington Station – 631-423-0223
In partnership with Helping Hand Rescue Mission, HSLQ, Pancho Villas, Zin Burger and
Huntington Assembly of God Church
 Free dinner pick up: Wednesday & Friday – 2:00 pm while supplies last
Church of Saint Patrick – 400 Main Street, Huntington 631-385-3311 ext. 213 – contact
Janet Call for appointment for outside pick up
 Advise Janet of the number of people in the family and if there are any special needs  Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10 – 2
Ecumenical Lay Council Pantry – 330 Main Street, Northport 631-261-4357
 Monday – Thursday 10-12
 Currently serving existing clients w/gift card drive through. Denomination given will
depend on size of family.  New clients being accepted from Northport, E. Northport, Centerport, Ft. Salonga &
Greenlawn. Anyone from outside area will be given a card and referral to services in
their area.
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Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church – Joseph’s Storehouse 22 East 18th Street, Huntington Station – 631- 271-2466
 Food distribution – Thursday 9:30-11 and Saturday 11 – 1
 Prepackaged food boxes are distributed curbside.
Island Christian Church – 400 Elwood Road, East Northport 631-822-3000
Contact: Rev. Joe Garofalo: [email protected]
 Food drive-by Wednesday and Fridays from 11:00 am to 1pm – Starts April 29th
 Hot meals, non-perishable groceries, diapers, cleaning supplies while supplies last
ur Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Church – 53 Prospect Rd, Centerport 631-754-9045
Contact: Maria Ryan
 Primarily serving clients within parish boundaries  Call for further information
St. Anthony of Padua – 20 Cheshire Place, East Northport 516-449-2717
Contact: Lisa Digiglio
 Pantry is open every other week. Next open dates: 5/1 & 5/3
 Food distribution: Friday – 10-2 & Sunday 10:30 – 12:30
 Primarily serves clients within parish boundaries  Call for further information
St. Elizabeth of Hungary – 175 Wolf Hill Road, Huntington Station 631-271-4455
 Currently serving existing clients on a limited basis and by appointment  Call for further information
St. Hugh of Lincoln RC Church – 21 E. 9th Street, Huntington Station 631-427-0638
Contact: Jimmy Calero – 631-427-0638 prompt to outreach
 Pantry is open Monday & Wednesday: 10- 2pm  Food will be brought out to clients. Quantity depends on size of family
 New clients accepted

 

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