Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

Glen Cove

Community Resources

Below is a list of other organizations and assistance programs in Glen Cove and Nassau County.

Area Soup Kitchens and Outreach/Food pantries

The (INN) Interfaith Nutrition Network 

Soup kitchens, emergency male & family shelters, long term housing; must be referred by the Department of Social Services to be eligible for emergency housing

7 Continental Place, Glen Cove (First Baptist Church): 516- 759-7726 

211 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead (main office): 516-486-8506

Church of St. Patrick Food Pantry 

235 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542 


Hours of operation: Saturday from 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Church of St. Rocco Food Pantry 

18 Third Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542 

516-676-2482 Hours of operation: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Church of St. Boniface the Martyr 

145 Glen Avenue, Sea Cliff, NY 11579 516-676-0676 

Hours of operation: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:00AM to 1:00PM

St. Gertrude’s Church 

28 School Street, Bayville, NY 11709 

516-628-1113 Hours of operation: Fridays, 9:00AM to 10:00AM

PSEG Long Island (electricity) and National Grid (gas) Programs Guide

PSEG Long Island Residential Energy Affordability Partnership (REAP)

Program designed to help home owners save energy and lower their electric bills; participants are guided to other non-PSEG LI services that might help with any special needs. 

Phone contact: 1-800-263-6786

PSEG Long Island Household Assistance Rate 

This program provides a reduction in the Delivery & System Charges portion of the bill; to be eligible a person must have an active PSEG LI account and be receiving benefits from at least one of the following programs: Home Energy Assistance (HEAP), Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), temporary Family Assistance (FA), temporary Safety Net Assistance (SNA), Veteran’s Pension, Veteran’s Surviving Spouse Pension. 

Phone contact: 1-800-490-0025

PSEG Long Island Consumer Advocates

Advocates provide guidance and assistance in applying for various social services programs for customers experiencing financial problems. 

Phone contact: 516-454-4331

Project Warmth

Administered by the United Way of Long Island, Project Warmth provides one-time grants for heating and/or fuel related electricity emergencies (sourced by oil, gas, propane, coal, electricity, etc.). The program generally opens in December and is open until funds run out. 

Phone contact: 2-1-1 or 1-888-774-7633

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Low income, federally funded energy assistance; generally opens in November and operates until funds run out; applications may be filed online through; there are two parts to HEAP: Regular for low income households that pay directly for heat or in their rent and Emergency which provides additional one-time energy and heat benefits for eligible consumers. 

Phone contact: 516-565-4327, seniors 516-227-7386

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) connection for HEAP

SNAP recipients may apply for emergency HEAP. Phone contact: 516-505-4425 (Health & Welfare Council of Long Island)

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

A federally funded program that provides utility assistance for emergency situations, administered by the United Way of Long Island. 

Phone contact: 2-1-1 or 1-888-774-7633

National Grid Energy Affordability Program (EAP)

A monthly bill credit for income eligible customers; qualifying programs include Medicaid, SNAP, Public Assistance (Family Assistance or Safety Net Assistance), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veteran’s Disability Pension, Veteran’s Surviving Spouse Pension, Child Health Plus 

Phone Contact: 1-800-298-7715 or email [email protected]

National Grid Consumer Advocates

Advocates are available to assist customers experiencing financial hardship by providing customized case management services 

Advocate phone contact: 1-800-930-5003

Legal Services

Nassau-Suffolk Law Services 

516-292-8100 (Nassau), 631-232-2400 (Western Suffolk), 631-369-1112 (Eastern Suffolk)

Volunteer Lawyers’ Project 


Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, non-profit (criminal matters only) 

40 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550 516-560-6400

Charitable organizations/Local Churches

Island Harvest 

(End hunger, direct services to children, veterans and seniors, reduce food waste through efficient food collection and distribution, hunger awareness and nutrition education programs) 

40 Marcus Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788 631-873-4775 

Assistance completing and submitting SNAP applications, case management support and finding resources 

1. Childhood Hunger Programs, Contact: Maria Quiroga, ext. 212 

2. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) & community resources, 

Contact: Taisha Freeman, ext. 207

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 

28 Highland Road, Glen Cove 

Father Shawn Williams, Pastor 


First Presbyterian Church 

7 North Lane, Glen Cove 



Sheltering Program (third party)

Trinity Lutheran Church 

74 Forest Avenue, Glen Cove 

Travis Yee, Pastor 


St. John’s Church of Lattingtown 

Reverend Mark Fitzhugh, Rector 


Charitable organizations

Catholic Charities Referral 


Catholic Charities Housing Department 

Thomas F. Casey Administration Centre 

90 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, NY 11801 

516-733-7076 Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Catholic Charities 

People in eviction process must go to Department of Social Services first for referral 

Social Services Organization 

Franklin Square, NY (516) 481-3322

Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services 

Carmen Maquilon 


[email protected]

Margaret Gradzki (St Patrick’s Outreach contact) 

Main phone # 631-789-5210 

At St Patrick’s 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Mercy Medical Center/Mercy 

New Hope Substance Rehabilitation New Hope and Primary Care Program

Short term care for men and women who are then transferred to another level of care

150 Buffalo Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520 


Homeless shelters and services

Momma’s House 

(Young women with babies) 

18 Third Street, Glen Cove 


Mother of Good Counsel Home

Safe home for women and single mothers 18-35 and survivors of sexual exploitation

196 West Centennial Avenue, Roosevelt


The Safe Home 

(Shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking) 

15 Grumman Road West, Bethpage 


Emergency Hotline: 516-542-0404

Bethany House 

(Emergency food, clothing and transitional housing) 

102 White House Avenue, Roosevelt, LI, NY 


Regina Residence

Housing for pregnant/parenting young women 18—25 and children up to 5 years

Managed by Catholic Charities 

29 Kirkwood Avenue, Merrick 


Long Island Center for Independent Living 


[email protected]

Long Island Coalition for the Homeless 

(Emergency, transitional and permanent low income housing)

600 Albany Avenue, Suite 2, Amityville, NY 11701 


Project SAFE 

(Domestic violence prevention, education, crisis Intervention, ongoing support and systems change) 


Living Water for Women 

For women with substance abuse addiction) 

Lisa Cohn, Executive Director 

85 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Cove, NY 11542 


First Presbyterian Church

North Shore Sheltering Program - for men

7 North Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542 


Broken But Not Destroyed

Provides shelter services to homeless women and children

DSS referral 516-505-0505

Job Search Resources

Nassau County Department of Social Services 

Work Experience Program, Contact: Edward Willie, Volunteer Coordinator, 516-227-8430 

(Simulated work environment and staffing solutions)

Hempstead Works

Center for Transformative Change in Hempstead