Hunger Resources

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Listed here is additional information about hunger; such as nutrition, on a local and federal level.


If you are an individual looking for food, please call our office at (631)873-4775 and we will direct you to one of our member agencies or other programs across Long Island. For additional benefits you might be eligible for, contact at (631) 873-4775


Food Pantries
Generally, food pantries provide food items that be may be prepared at home.

Soup Kitchens
Soup Kitchens are sites where prepared meals are available.accessible.

For immediate information and to apply for various government programs, visit

Food Assistance Resources

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): a federal nutrition program which helps low-income people buy the food they need to stay healthy. 

Island Harvest Agencies now offer SNAP Application Assistance and information.  Find a location near you!

CSFP (The Commodity Supplemental Food Program): provides supplemental food to New York State residents ages six and under OR 60 and over.

Summer Food Service Program: federally funded program operated nationally by the USDA that offers free lunch during the summer months to all low-income children ages 18 and under at various sites throughout the community.

WIC: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children... For supplemental, health-care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, non-breast-feeding post partum women, and infants, and children up to five who are found to be at nutritional risk. 

For Further information please see:
Nassau County Assistance or Suffolk County Assistance

Community Resource Guides - Regional Guides to Community Services

Village Of Hempstead

Freeport, Roosevelt, & Uniondale

Brentwood, Bay Shore, & Central Islip

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