The Long Island Continuum of Care is designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to oversee the regional strategy for ending homelessness. The Continuum of Care envisions a community in which all members have access to safe, decent, and appropriate housing options. 

If you have any questions, concerns, requests or suggestions related to CoC Services click here.  Your inquiry will be forwarded to the appropriate person who will contact you as soon as possible.

If you are a non-profit which serves the homeless on Long Island and are interested in becoming a CoC member click the link below.

Updated 2020 CoC Schedule

Last Updated: 03/17/2020


T: 631-464-4314

F: 631-464-4319

COVID-19 Homeless and Service Provider Resources 

***This list is updated regularly 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Steps to Prevent Illness

Sanitation & Hygiene Guide for Homeless Service Providers

Infectious Disease Toolkit for CoCs

Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease within Encampments

Sanitation & Hygiene Assessment Tool for Homeless Shelters, Day Centers, Villages, and Encampments

Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease for People Experiencing Homelessness

Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease within Shelters

Interim guidance for homeless service providers to plan and respond to Coronavirus disease

Infectious Disease Preparedness for Homeless Assistance Providers and Their Partners

Specific Considerations for Public Health Authorities to Limit Infection Risk Among People Experiencing Homelessness

Questions to Assist CoCs and Public Health Authorities to Limit the Spread of Infectious Disease in Homeless Programs

Eligible ESG Program Costs for Infectious Disease Preparedness

CDC guidance regarding shelters, unsheltered persons and cleaning and disinfecting

Ending Homelessness and Housing Instability 

Other HUD Guidance

Coronavirus and Homelessness

Pandemic Planning and Services that Support People Who are Homeless

Guidance for providers of services for people experiencing  homelessness (in the context of COVID-19)

Protecting Health and Well-being of People in Encampments During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Shelter Management During an Infectious Disease Outbreak 

COVID-19 Client Triage Tool: Atlanta, GA CoC Example

How to screen clients upon entry to shelter or opportunity centers

Addressing Needs of People Who Use Alcohol, Tobacco, or Other Drugs Requiring Isolation or Quarantine Related to COVID-19

COVID-19: Client Screening  and Workflow Examples

Non-Congregate Approaches to Sheltering for COVID-19 Homeless Response

COVID-19 Prevention and Response for Homeless Providers

COVID-19 HMIS Setup and Data Sharing Practices

HMIS Privacy and Security Standards and COVID-19 Response

Long Island Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster 

COVID-19 Resources - Built for Zero

Point Source Youth Presents: Self-Care in the Time of COVID-19

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Youth Homelessness Crisis: What Providers Need to Know


Food Pantries / Food Resources 

***This list is updated regularly

Long Island Cares



Please visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/LICares/events/?ref=page_internal

Mobile Distributions:

1. The Aspara'Gus' Children's Food Truck

2. Support Our Seniors (S.O.S)

3. Mobile Outreach Resource Enterprise (M.O.R.E) 


If you are unable to get to any of these locations and are in need of immediate help or you know of someone, please call s at 631-582-3663 ext. 109 or email at emergencyresponse@licares.org 

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Charlotte's Table at Clubhouse of Suffolk 


Wednesday's 10AM-5PM 



939 Johnson Ave. Ronkonkoma, NY



Phone Number:


Hours: TBA


56 Waverly Avenue

Patchogue, NY 11772

Phone Number:


Federation of Organizations Power Program

(Drive Thru Pantry)

Genesis Church (Drive-Thru Pantry)  


Thursday's 10AM-12PM



28 Industrial Blvd A, Medford, NY

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2-1-1 Long Island

Please Dial 2-1-1

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Park Avenue Grill

Hours: TBA


Phone Number: ​

(631) 598-4618


Please call and ask for Erin 

***Amityville Families Only

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Nassau County VetMart

Hours: Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM


Phone Number: ​



2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building Q East Meadow, NY

***Food Pantry for Veterans with a drive-up program. Deliveries are also available.

Nassau County Office for the Aging

Phone Number:


***Meals on Wheels for Nassau County seniors over the age of 60 

Island Harvest

Phone Number:

516-294-8528 or 631-873-4775



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***Food Pantries across Nassau County