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Welcome To The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.

Mission Statement

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.

Community Action at 60

Celebrating 60 Years of Community Action January 8, 1964 - 60 years ago - President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" with a historic speech that changed the course of our nation. His vision was clear: to offer hope and opportunity to all Americans. Click the link below to learn more and see that speech:

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• Lights, Camera, Learning! •

Way to Grow’s television spot was recently featured on cable TV and several popular streaming services.

EOC News

For Some Families Childcare Becomes More Affordable.

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“EOC of Suffolk Taking Action”


The COVID-19 vaccinations are
safe and effective.

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New York State Census 2020
Data Report.

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2023 Assessment of Community Needs in Suffolk County, NY
An Assessment of Community Needs
in Suffolk County, NY (2023)

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The EOC of Suffolk's
2022 Annual Report

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Community Action Resources

The National Community Action Foundation seeks to ensure the federal government honorsThe National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP)New York State Community Action AssociationCommunity Action Program Legal ServicesNational Community Action Partnership