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Crisis and Recovery: Resources

Emergency Services


Suffolk County Non-Emergency 311 Hotline

Dial 311 to connect with various services and organizations, to request in-home COVID vaccinations for people who are homebound and to find supplemental nutrition and emergency food resources.

Suffolk County Smart911 Registry

Register and enroll in the Suffolk County, NY Smart911 and opt in to receive emergency messaging by going to the Smart911 website.

Project Warmth

Anyone in need of emergency heating assistance, call United Way's 2-1-1 or 1- 888-774-7633; List of Project Warmth Agencies (provided by HWCLI)


Mental Health Services


Project Hope NYS

Project Hope NYS Emotional Support Helpline: phone 1-844-863-9314; website

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) National Hotline

A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders; phone 1-800-662-4357; website

NYS Office of Mental Health

The Office of Mental Health (OMH) operates psychiatric centers across the State. OMH also regulates, certifies and oversees more than 4,500 programs, operated by local governments and nonprofit agencies; phone 1-800-597-8481; website

Response Crisis Center | Suffolk County Crisis Hotline

Free and confidential hotline services available to anyone who needs to talk. (631) 751-7500; website

Disaster Distress Hotline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters; phone 1-800-985-5990; website

Peer Support Services from Association for Mental Health and Wellness

For and by people who experience emotional distress, voices and visions, extreme and altered states of consciousness, labels of psychiatry, substance use, and trauma/trauma responses; email; phone 631-471-7242, x 1217; website

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness; website

Family Service League DASH (Diagnostic, Assessment, and Stabilization Hub)

24/7 voluntary program for individuals in a crisis situation who are feeling overwhelmed due to substance use, mental illness and/or other life stressors; hotline 631-952-3333; website 


Veteran Services


Veteran's Crisis Line

Available 24/7, confidential crisis support for Veterans and their loved ones. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 or TEXT 838255

Veteran Caregiver Support Line

Call VA’s Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274 to learn more about the support that is available to you and for assistance connecting with the Caregiver Support Team at your local VA Medical Center.


Disability Services


DIAL (Disability Information and Access Line)

Available to help people with disabilities get vaccinated and access COVID-19 tests; phone 1-888-677-1199; website; email


Law Services


Nassau Suffolk Law Services

Provide free legal services in thousands of cases each year as well as legal support to church, agency and grass roots organizations that work with the poor; phone 631-232-2400 (Islandia); 631-369-1112 (Riverhead); website


Long Term Services


Suffolk County NY Connects

Free information and assistance service that is available to individuals and their families to help them make better decisions regarding their long term care needs; phone 631-853-8200; website


Domestic Violence Services


Long Island Against Domestic Violence

A source for prevention, support and healing for L.I. abuse victims; hotline 631-666-8833; website


Alzheimer's Services


Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Line

Free service, specialists and master's-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with dementia, caregivers, families and the public; phone 1-800-272-3900; to register for daily support calls call 516-586-1507;


Food Banks on Long Island


Island Harvest - phone 631-873-4775; website

Long Island Cares - phone 631-582-FOOD (3663); website

To Find a List of Food Pantries in your area, text your zip code to 631-450-3775