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Emergency Funds

Check out the resources below to find organizations that may be able to help you pay for the things you need in case of an emergency (losing storage locker, need car repairs, medical expenses, and more)

First Places to Try

Department of Social Services Emergency Grant

Nassau: 516-227-8519

Suffolk: 631-854-9935

Suffolk County

 

East Northport

319 Clay Pitts Rd. 11731 

631-368-1170

Riverhead

130 Osborne Ave. 11901

631-727-3338

 

Nassau County

 

Freeport

66 Church St. 11520

516-378-4557
 

Hempstead

Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave. 11550 

516-485-4900
 

Westbury

992 Prospect Ave. 11590

516-338-7265

Fraternal & Civic Organizations

These organizations might be able to help depending on the situation.

Contact your local chapter.

Click the links below

After trying these types of organizations, you can try reaching out to local churches and parish outreaches for support.

Emergency Funding & Loans

New York Times Neediest Cases

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC

One time emergency funding. For more information, contact:

Lisa Barnett

516-569-6733

lisa.barnett@guraljcc.org

Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS)

Hatzilu at Mid-Island Y JCC

One time emergency funding. For more information, contact:

Sara Shapiro

516-822-3535 ext.335

sshapiro@miyjcc.org

Angel Project

Funding small emergencies that come up for homeless people, including cost to replace ID or documents

Lisa: lpollack@lendahandproject.org

Donna: dbasile@lendahandproject.org

For Families with Medically Fragile Children experiencing hardships

Location specific resources

Children experiencing Hardships/Emergencies 
(includes families with children in the Moreland Ave. Commack Shelter)

Sandy Flandina 

(631) 882-4994

For Seniors

Twilight Foundation

Eligibility: Must be 65 or a Permanent resident of an Elder Care Facility and  must have lived experience giving back to the Community in some way.

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