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Supplementary Food Programs

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Low income senior citizens age 60 and over, who meet income guidelines are eligible for supplementary food each month. Once certified, seniors may select food from the Catholic Charities' Mobile VAN. For required documentation, call or visit the CSFP Food Center site.

    38 St. John's Place  
    Freeport, N.Y. 11520 623-4568 or 623-4387

Site Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Wednesday to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., one day per month

For information on the CSFP mobile locations, Call: 1-631-491-4166

FOOD PANTRY

Programs provide emergency food to eligible individuals and make referrals for additional assistance if necessary.

Lutheran Family and Community Services, Inc.
103 Mead Street, Hempstead, NY 11550 483-3240

Individuals must be referred by a social worker or member of the clergy. Call for an appointment.

Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc.

Each Community Action Program has an emergency food pantry. Call the individual site for details.

Hempstead 486-2800  
Roosevelt/Freeport 546-6121 486-8506
www.eoc-nassau.org/

INTERFAITH NUTRITION NETWORK INN

This nutrition network provides hot meals without cost at four locations in the County.

INN  
211 Fulton Ave  
Hempstead, N.Y. 11550 486-8506
www.the-inn.org

LONG ISLAND CARES, INC.

This program provides emergency food assistance where and when it is needed and sponsors programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency.

Long Island Cares, Inc.  
10 David’s Drive  
Hauppauge, N.Y. 11717  
www.licares.org  

FOOD SHOPPING ASSISTANCE

Some supermarkets and local food stores deliver. Some food shopping services will shop for a fee. In addition, some senior centers provide shopping assistance at little or no cost. Call: NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR CITIZEN AFFAIRS 227-8900