• Resources

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Center provides emotional support and referrals for those who have experienced loss of a loved one due to COVID-19
      • Click HERE to request support in English 
      • Click HERE to request support in Spanish
    1. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

     

    1. For tips for managing COVID related stress or anxiety click HERE.

     

    1. For tips for supporting your children with grief, click HERE.

     

    1. FREE Virtual Bereavement Support Group For COVID-19 Related Loss. This group will be conducted online Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm. (The exact start date is to be determined.) For more details on this new group, please contact Maria Georgopoulos at 646-739-1005 or mgeorgopoulos@calvaryhospital.org.

     

     

    Meal Support Resources 

     

    1. Hempstead Food Share – every Sunday @ 3:30pm (distribution time) directly outside the Hempstead train station (on the north end of W Columbia St, one block east of Main St.)
      • More information can be found HERE

     

    1. The Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen Grab and Go bag lunch program located at: 100 Madison Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550, phone 516-486-6243
      • Open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm, click HERE for more information
      • Each weekday, a limited number of volunteers assemble lunch bags of sandwiches, snacks and beverages to give out to all who come to the door.
      • Each Friday, pantry bags of grocery items are provided, as well as limited supplies of personal care items and diapers.

     

    1. St George's Church Food Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. For more information, call (516) 483-2771
      • George’s is located at 319 Front Street, Click HERE for a link to their website.

     

    1. For a list of additional Food Pantries in Hempstead, click HERE

     

     

    Supports and Ways to Manage Online Learning 

    1. Join a FREE & LIVE Facebook Video Chat with the Child Mind Institute on Parenting During COVID-19. Past topics have included “How to Keep your Child Engaged While Learning at Home”  Topics change weekly and chats take place on Fridays @ 4:30pm. To join, click HERE

     

    1. Sign up to get daily tips emailed to you from the Child Mind Institute. Clinicians share advice about structuring the day when kids are stuck at home, managing behavior, balancing work and child care, practicing mindfulness, and much more.  Click HERE to sign up. 

     

    1. Support for parents who are managing their children's learning at home.  Click HERE for an NPR comic on How to turn your home into a school without losing your mind. 

     

    1. A short video lesson from CHADD on how structure and routine help to manage the home and reduce problems before they begin The video is intended for kids with ADHD, but the tips are helpful for all! Click HERE

     

         

     

     

     

     Housing Support Resources

    1. Hempstead Salvation Army - The Salvation Army offers special one-time assistanceto help you pay your rent.
      • Location: Citadel 65 Atlantic Ave, Hempstead, NY - 11550
      • Call 516-485-4900 for more information

     

    1. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Long Island Family Assistance Program – provides financial assistance as well as other supports.
      • Call 516-822-3132 to request support
      • You can also click HERE to fill out an online form to request assistance
      • Location: 249 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714

     

    1. You can receive Emergency Cash Assistance through HRA if it will meet certain special needs. For example:
      • Back rent would prevent your eviction
      • Payment is needed to maintain or restore utility service(s)
      • If you must move, you may be eligible for help with moving expenses, security deposit voucher, broker's fees, or temporary storage for furniture and personal belongings
      • For more information, please contact HRA's Infoline at 718-557-1399
      • Or click HERE to visit the ACCESS HRA website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

          Mental Health Resources

               

    1. Long Island Crisis Center 24/7 hotline for those feeling depressed, overwhelmed, lonely, dealing with grief, or who just needing to talk - Call (516) 679-1111
      • Click HERE to chat live with someone online on your mobile device Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm.

     

    1. Response Crisis Center 24/7 Response Hotline for when you need someone to talk to. It’s free and confidential. Call 631-751-7500.

    o    Crisis counselors also provide referrals for support groups, clinicians, mental health clinics, other hotlines and a host of other community programs and services

     

    1. Nassau County Behavioral Health Helpline – Call 516-227-TALK if you struggle with mental illness and/or substance use disorders or if you just want short-term crisis intervention counseling and support.
    • The helpline will guarantee that clients struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues can get support and direction when they decide they are ready – any time – day or night.
    1. For those that need someone to talk to or need emotional support, you can reach out to the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314.  The Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential support. 

     

    1. SAMSHA Disaster Distress Hotline answers calls and texts for COVID-19 related stress, stress around incidents of community unrest, or support with other traumatic events.  
    • Call or Text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7. 
    • Spanish-speakers can call the hotline and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support.

     

    1. The Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center: The