Our social worker intern Even knows this is a tough time for everyone and knows that this would be when people might need his services the most! He has agreed to be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a telephone/Zoom meeting to anyone needs any help with social issues or just needs someone to talk to.
He will be able to assist with:
mental health referrals
substance abuse resources
assisting with forms from the Department of Social Services
finding local food pantries
file applications for food stamps (SNAP) and temporary assistance
Click here to learn how to contact him for assistance.
For when Even isn't available, click here to learn more about GiftsofGab.org and how they are connecting volunteer social work students with people in need of social interaction during this isolating time.
The Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Program, a free community service of the Parker Jewish Institute, provides free assistance to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias living in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. We are excited to be offering this program because we know that that many family caregivers are at the breaking point and need support to carry on. Whether you are a friend or a family member, caring for an older adult can be a challenge. The Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands program is dedicated to easing the many burdens associated with being a caregiver of an older adult with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
Veterans need our help now more than ever! They fought for us so now we have to help them in whatever way they need - especially in such troubling times as this!
Click here for links to resources for crisis hotlines, the veterans affairs website, referral needs and more!
During troubling times like we are in now, it can be easy to get lost and stuck inside your own mind while being isolated from others. We have put together a list of resources for mental health and wellness to help people not feel alone. We are all in this together and there are resources that can help you pull through!
Click here for resources for mental health, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, suicide prevention, etc.
Click here for a schedule of online Healing Connections Peer Support Groups from the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. Healing Connections Peer Support Groups are:
For and by people who experience emotional distress, extreme and/or altered states of consciousness, labels of psychiatric diagnosis and/or who are trauma survivors
A space to connect, share, support, and vibe
Want to know about how to keep up with general health or COVID-19 information?
Click here or on the photo for more information about different resources that can help you do just that!
Are you struggling to put food on the table during this pandemic? These lifelines can help you find the resources you need!
Click here to learn more about how to find food pantries and more!