Providing Services & Programs to
Long Island Suffolk County Communities
For Over 50 Years!
The EOC-Suffolk Has Been Awarded
The "Supportive Services for Veteran Families" Grant
From The United States Department of Veteran Affairs
The EOC of Suffolk is Able to Better Provide Assistance
To Veterans & Their Families Throughout Suffolk County
Community Assistance For:
Child & Adult Protective Services
Foster Care Services
Child Care Services
Safe Haven Programs
and many more...
Some of The Services & Programs Available:
Montauk Child Care
and more ...
Welcome To The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.
Our mission is to promote a goal of self-sufficiency by broadening the minds of children, revitalizing communities, and assisting families and children in need through the provision of services and to coordinate available federal, state, local and private resources.
In Memory of William Corey Huston
A short eulogy for a dear friend
He was the kind of man that when you knew he was coming you waited with anticipation. When he entered he bent down, he had to. The big man that he was. He whispered a lot so as not to over power. His voice was often soft. Very becoming for such a big man.
Because he was able to exert such control over his movements for such a big man, it enabled him to convey more heartfelt concern then most… and you knew he meant it.
When he was reacting to something you said; it was clear it was with fore thought and crafted so as not to offend - but to make a point.
One always got the feeling that his charity never let the left pocket know what the right pocket was doing.
When he complemented you, you were complemented indeed and you knew it wasn’t flattery.
I bonded to him immediately as he did to me. I know this because he told me so. He often told me what a great guy I was. Why - I really don’t know. I don’t know why I bonded so quickly to him. But then, I don’t know why I bonded so quickly to the setting of the sun either.
You loved to see him come and you hated to see him leave.
There was this time together when this old man was telling the young man that he had a greater potential. That he could do greater things. Go on I said get an MBA. And now I wonder. Should I have told the lilies of the field that they weren’t beautiful enough? If I sprinkled gold dust on them would I have made them more beautiful?
This man was beautiful-- as god made him.
And untouched … a man of great humility. We who knew him are the more fortunate and the worse for having lost him. But fear not, nothing is forever. In a short time we shall all laugh again, meet again in god’s good time! And until we meet again…………
Augustine Sciabarassi presented as a guest speaker at the 7th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs. The conference was held in NY, NY on March 18-19, 2019. He spoke on HIV stigma and discrimination: Removing barriers to service and healthcare.
The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. proudly received a $200,000 grant from Bank of America as part of its Neighborhood Builders® grant program.
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Pictured from left: Songhi Davis, C.F.O., EOC of Suffolk, Inc.; Adrian Fassett, C.E.O., EOC of Suffolk, Inc.;Robert Isaksen, Long Island Market President, Bank of America; Sondra Palmer Randall, Board Chair, EOC of Suffolk, Inc., and Charles Fox Jr., Senior Coordinator for Community Services at the EOC of Suffolk, Inc.