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Community Care

Thankfully our community offers a variety of services to help those in need. Below you will find a list of resources available in the area. Please note that the underline titles in orange are links, feel free to click on them to find more information. If you would like to speak with someone at Grace Presbyterian Church, you can call our office or email Sharon Kerr - .

 


Family and Spiritual Support

Support with raising children, freedom from guilt, and spiritual guidance & direction. 

1. Child Rearing

  • CMEE Parenting Classes - Children’s Museum of the East End
    Address: 376 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike Sag Harbor, NY 11932
    Phone: (631) 537-8258

2. Forgiveness/Freedom from Guilt

3. Purpose in Life/Guidance and Direction

 


Marital/Domestic Support

Crisis hotlines, help for those living with domestic violence, child abuse and juvenile delinquency.

1. Crisis Hotline

  • Suffolk County Social Services
    Phone: (631) 854-9935

    2. Marital Challenges

      3. Domestic Violence

      • Riverhead County Center 
        Services Provided: Information, referral, and peer counseling on questions of concern for women, including domestic violence.
        Phone: (631) 852-1603
      • Suffolk County Domestic Violence
        24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
      • NYS Domestic Violence Hotline
        Phone: 1-800-942-6906
        Phone in Spanish: (9am-5pm) 1-800-942-6908
        Hearing impaired Access TTY/TDD available
      • Brighter Tomorrows, Inc.
        Phone: (631) 395-1800
        Services Provided: Provides residential, transitional and non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.
      • Long Island Anti-Violence Project
        Phone: (516) 323-0011
        Services Provided: Provides non-residential domestic violence services to LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence.
      • Against Domestic Violence 
        Hotline: (631) 666-8833
        Services Provided: Provides both residential and non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.
      • The Retreat, Inc. 
        Phone: (631) 329-2200
        Address: 13 Goodfriend Dr. East Hampton, NY 11937
        Services Provided: Provides both residential and non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.
      • Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk
        24-Hour Domestic Violence & Rape Hotline: (631) 360-3606
        Services Provided: Provides non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.
        *English and Spanish Speaking
      • HALT Program – Domestic Violence Offenders Program
        Phone: (631) 360-2270
        Services Provided: Our Program is designed to help participants understand and encourage change for their hurtful/controlling behaviors towards an intimate partner and or children.

      4. Child Abuse/Neglect

        5. Juvenile Delinquency

        • Brentwood Residential Center
          Services: Youth served are female adjudicated juvenile delinquents, generally between the ages of 12 and 18, placed with OCFS by the New York State Family Courts.

         


         

        Emotional Support

        Mental health support, as well as help with overcoming substance abuse and suicidal hotlines.

        1. Mental Health

        • Mental Health Emergency - Suffolk County Mobile Crisis Unit
          Phone: (631) 952-3333
          Services Provided: Offers crisis intervention services to individuals in the Community who are experiencing psychiatric/emotional problems. The team will make referrals for after care if necessary or arrange for hospitalization.
          Times Available: Sun-Thurs 10am-11pm Fri and Sat 10am-8:30pm
          Cost: Free
          Affiliated with NYS Dept. of Mental Health
        • Riverhead - Mental Health Clinic, County Center 
          Phone: (631) 852-1440
          Times Available: Monday through Thursday 9 AM - 9 PM and Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

        • NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness
          Helpline: 1-800-950-NAMI
          Services Provided: Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experiences, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support. 
          Email:
          Meeting Location: Grace Presbyterian Church, 1225 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill, NY
          Meeting Times: Third Wednesday of the month

          2. Substance Abuse

          • Talbot House – Catholic Charities 
            Phone: (631) 589-4144
            Times Available: 24-Hours/7-Days
            Services Provided: Programs serve people 18 years of age and older. Sliding scale fees, Medicaid, Medicare, and other third-party insurance accepted.
          • Catholic Charities Outpatient Clinic in Hampton Bays
            Phone: (631) 723-3362
            Times Available: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
            Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
            East Hampton Satellite Office Number: (631) 723-3362 (Spanish-speaking only)
          • Long Island Center for Recovery
            Address: 320 West Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays, NY 11946
            Phone: 1-800-344-5427
            Available Times: Hosts Opened Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Thurs. 7:30pm
          • Phoenix House
            Address: 287 Springs Fireplace Rd. East Hampton, NY 11937
            Phone: 1-844-894-3540
          • The Most Excellent Way – Christian Addiction Counseling
            Address: Community Bible Church 2837 Noyac Rd. Sag Harbor, NY
            Contact Information: John Cole (631) 726-4971,
            Times Available: Meets Tuesdays at 7pm
          • Seafield 
            Services Provided: Comprehensive Inpatient/Outpatient Addiction Treatment
            Address: 7 Seafield Lane Westhampton, NY 11978
            Phone: 1-800-448-4808

          3. Suicide Hotlines

          • RESPONSE Suicide Hotline 
            Phone: (631) 751-7500
          • The Hope Line 
            Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
            Phone: 1-800-448-4808: Whether the issue is relational, emotional, physical or spiritual, we can help. And we want to help. TheHopeLine® provides trained staff and volunteers twenty-four hours a day, every day. Our team will truly listen to what you have to say, all the while considering what resources and partner offerings best fit your circumstances.
          • Suffolk County Office of the Aging
            Phone: (631) 853-8200

           


           

          Legal Support

          1. Veterans

          • Veterans Services 
            Phone: 1-800-827-1000

            2. Legal Aid, Advocacy

            • Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County 
              Phone: (631) 853-4343
            • Suffolk County Family Court
              Phone: (631) 852-3905 ext. 06 for General Clerk
              Address: Arthur M. Cromarty Court Complex
              210 Center Drive, 2nd Floor. Riverhead, NY 11901
            • Township Courts
              East Hampton (631) 324-4134
              Riverhead (631) 727-3200
              Shelter Island (631) 749-8989
              Southampton (631) 702-2998
              Southold (631) 765-1852
            • Suffolk County Elected Officials
              County Executives Office
              Phone: (631) 853-4000

              County Clerk’s Office    
              Phone: (631) 852-2000

              County Comptroller’s Office
              Phone: (631) 853-5040

              County Treasure’s Office
              Phone: (631) 852-1500

              County Legislature’s Office
              Phone: (631) 853-5000

              County District Attorney’s Office
              Phone: (631) 853-4161

              County Sheriff
              Phone: (631) 852-2200

             


              

            Physical/Financial Support

            Organizations that help with food, shelter, housing, clothing, child care, elderly care, healthy care, physical safety, employment and financial support as well as disaster response.

            1. Food Pantries/Soup Kitchens

             

            Hampton Bays:

            Address: 31 East Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays, NY 11946
            Phone: (631) 728-9249
            Email:
            Requirement: Residence of East Quogue and Hampton Bays, Photo ID & proof of residence required
            Times Available: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am-2pm

             

            Southampton:

            Address: Sacred Heart School Basement 168 Hill St. Southampton, NY 11968
            Phone: (631) 283-6415
            Times Available: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-2pm

             

            Sag Harbor: 

            Address: 44 Union St. Sag Harbor, NY 11963
            Contact Evelyn: (631) 725-0437
            Requirements: Sag Harbor Residence only, ID required
            Times Available: Tuesdays 10:30am-1pm

             

            Shelter Island:  

            Address: Fellowship Hall 32 N. Ferry Rd. Shelter Island, NY 11964
            Phone: (631) 749-0291 ext. 2104 Karin Bennett, sign up in advance
            Services Provided: Hot nutritious meals for participants 60 and older

             

            Bridgehampton:
            • Ann’s Episcopal Church 

            Address: 24-63 Main St. Bridgehampton, NY 11932
            Phone: (631) 537-1527
            Times Available: Wednesdays, 11:30AM - 1PM

             

            East Hampton:  

            Address: 33 Newtown Lane, Suite 205, Easthampton, NY 11937
            Phone: (631) 329-1669

            • Food Pantry/Windmill Village/Senior Housing Development

            Address: 219-50 Accabonac Rd. Easthampton, NY 11937
            Phone: (631) 324-2300
            Contact: Russ at (631) 512-0630
            Requirements: East Hampton Residence, ID & Proof of residence
            Times Available: Tuesdays, 2-6PM 

            Amagansett:
            • Amagansett Satellite 

            Phone: (631) 324-2300
            Address: Community Building 488 Montauk Hwy. Amagansett, NY 11930
            Requirements: East Hampton photo ID & address verification required
            Times Available: Tuesdays 4-6pm, November thru April

               

              Springs:

                Phone: (631) 324-4791
                Address: Springs Community Presbyterian Church 5 Old Stone Hwy. East Hampton, NY 11937
                Requirements: 
                Springs Resident only, proof of residence
                Times Available: Wednesdays, 4-6PM

                 

                Montauk:
                • Community Food Pantry: Mother Teresa Outreach Center

                Address: Montauk School 50 S. Dorset Dr. Montauk, NY 11954
                Phone: (631) 668-2425 ask for Alice or (631) 926-7191
                Times Available: 3rd Tuesday of each month. Nov - April. 6-7:30PM
                Requirements: Montauk resident only, ID required
                  

                Riverhead:
                • Long Island Council of Churches 

                Address: 7 Osborne Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901
                Phone: (631) 727-2210
                Services Provided: Will give a 3 day supply of food
                Times Available: Mon-Fri, 10am-12pm, 1:30-3:30pm

                  • First Baptist Church of Riverhead

                  Address: Open Arms. 1018 Northville Turnpike. Riverhead, NY 11901 
                  Phone:
                   (631) 727-6943
                  Requirements: Must Bring SNAP-EBT card
                  Times Available: Monday, Thursday & Friday 11AM-1PM

                    • Salvation Army 

                    Address: 130 Osborne Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901
                    Phone: (631) 727-3338
                    Requirements: Must have photo ID
                    Times Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30am-12:30pm or by appointment
                    Also, lunch served Mon-Fri 12-1 [use the rear staircase]

                      • Word of Life Ministries 

                      Address: 10 Peconic Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901
                      Phone: (631) 208-4050
                      Requirements: Must have photo ID
                      Times Available: Wednesdays 1-2:30pm

                        • Isadore’s RC Church 

                        Address: 622 Pulaski Street Riverhead, NY 11901
                        Phone: (631) 727-2114
                        Requirements: Must be Riverhead Resident – Proof of ID required
                        Times Available: Mondays & Thursdays 1-2pm

                          • Johns The Evangelist RC Church 

                          Address: 546 St. Johns Place Riverhead, NY 11901
                          Phone: 
                          (631) 727-1069
                          Services Provided: 3 day supply of food, once a month
                          Requirements: Must live within the Parish boundries, Proof of residency and photo ID required

                            • More Inn Soup Kitchen

                            Address: First Congregational Church 108 E. Mail St. Riverhead, NY 11901
                            Phone: (631) 727-2621
                            Services Provided: Supper
                            Times Available: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 5-6pm

                              • Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 

                              Address: 546 Main Road Aquebogue, NY 11931 (East of CR#58) 
                              Phone: (631) 727-4000
                              Requirements: Emergency Only. Must have ID. Please use back door.

                                • Suffolk County Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

                                Phone: (631) 854-9935

                                  2. Shelter/Housing

                                   

                                  • Department of Social Services Emergency Housing 

                                  Phone: (631) 852-3500
                                  Emergency (weekends, holidays, after 4:30pm): (631) 854-9100
                                  Toll Free: 1-866-494-6873

                                  • Homeless Prevention Unit 

                                  Phone: (631) 854-9521

                                  • Nassau/Suffolk Homeless Prevention 

                                  Phone: (516) 742-7770

                                  Address: 28 Lincoln Street Riverhead, NY 11901
                                  Services Provided: The shelter service is only one part of what Maureen’s Haven does. There’s also the HOPE line, which is a walk-in center and hotline number (631)-727-6831, that people who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness can use as a resource for assistance in securing housing or jobs. And then there’s an achievement center, located in Riverhead, where individuals can get help with their GEDs, job applications, and resume writing. They can even get appropriate clothes to wear in preparation for interviews.

                                  Description: 76-unit transitional housing facility for homeless families.
                                  Phone: (212) 400-7000

                                  • Suffolk County (HEAP) Home Heating Assistance Program

                                  Phone: (631) 854-9935

                                  Phone: (631) 647-3100 ext. 6230
                                  Services Provided: Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing provides one-time financial assistance to homeless individuals and at-risk homeowners in the Township of Islip. Eligible households can receive assistance with rent arrears, security deposits, and first month’s rent. 

                                  3. Clothing

                                  Address: Sacred Heart School Basement 168 Hill St. Southampton, NY 11968
                                  Phone: (631) 283-6415
                                  Available Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10AM - 2PM

                                  4. Child Care

                                  • Suffolk County Child Care Bureau 

                                  Phone: (631) 854-3349

                                  Address: Grace Presbyterian Church. 1225 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill, NY 11976
                                  Phone: (631) 726-6100
                                  Services Provided: Free Childcare on the second Saturday of the month.
                                  Requirements: Must sign up online as it fills up every month.
                                  Times Available: October - May. Second Saturdays of the month. 5:30-9:15PM

                                  5. Elderly Care

                                  Phone: (631) 853-8200

                                  Address: 360 Montauk Hwy, Wainscott, NY 11975
                                  Phone: (631) 267-1090

                                  Address: 64 County Rd. 39, Southampton, NY 11968
                                  Phone: (631) 702-1000

                                  Address: 481 County Rd. 31, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
                                  Phone: (631) 288-8400

                                  6. Health Care

                                  Phone: (631) 854-0000
                                  Emergency (weekends, holidays, after 5pm): (631) 852-4820

                                  • Public Health Hotline 

                                  Phone: (631) 787-2200

                                  • Suffolk County Division of Mosquito Control 

                                  Phone: (631) 852-4270

                                  • Handicapped Services 

                                  Phone: (631) 853-8333

                                  • Veterans Services 

                                  Address: 300 Center Dr. Riverhead, NY 11901
                                  Phone: (631) 852-1410
                                  Requirements: Please call before you go to this office

                                  Address: 103 Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays, NY 11946
                                  Phone: 
                                  (631) 728-0181
                                  Services Provided: In home healthcare to the elderly and marginalized

                                  Address: 64 County Rd. 39, Southampton, NY 11968
                                  Phone: (631) 702-1000

                                  Address: 481 County Rd. 31, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
                                  Phone: (631) 288-8400 

                                  7. Safety

                                  • Suffolk County Adult Protective Services 

                                  Phone: (631) 854-3195
                                  Services Provided: Provides services for persons over 18 who are physically or mentally impaired and who are in a situation where they are harmed or threatened with harm by the actions of themselves or others.

                                  8. Employment/Financial Support

                                  • Veterans Services 

                                  Phone: 1-800-827-1000

                                  Phone: (631) 854-9930
                                  Emergency Service (weekends, holidays, after 4:30pm): (631) 854-9100
                                  Services Provided: Temporary Assistance Program: Temporary cash assistance is provided on a monthly basis, or in the event of a sudden emergency, by a vendor payment.

                                  • Suffolk Works Employment Program (SWEP) 

                                  Phone: (631) 853-3664

                                  9. Disaster Response

                                  Phone: (631) 852-4900