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Downtown Main street of Patchogue WELCOME TO The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.
Providing Services & Programs to Long Island
Suffolk County Communities For Over 50 Years!
Veteran Support 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
Suffolk Community Assistance Community Assistance For: Child & Adult Protective Services Foster Care Services Child Care Services Safe Haven Programs and many more... Community Help Some of The Services & Programs Available: Family Development
HIV/AIDS Programs
Housing Programs
Montauk Child Care
Children's Nursery
and more ...

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.

second See More Brentwood High School Freshman Center students engaged in a week full of activities focused on building a culture of kindness and inclusivity in "Be the Change" week! second Central Islip Reed Middle School Leaders of the Future and Peer Education students had a great time planting strawberries in the school's garden. The students expressed how they missed social time and enjoyed the activity of gardening. See More second Stacey Ann Photo Congratulations to our own Lance Cpl. StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler, USMC, OIF, OEF, an employment specialist with our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, on being recognized by the Long Island Advance for her service to our nation. Read More second National Week of Prayer Thank you to our supporters and all who attended the National Week of Prayer for the Healing of HIV/AIDS online event, “Virtually United: Taking the Mask Off On Intolerance.” second Our Wyandanch Leaders of the Future Club (LOTF) is partnering with Sustainable Wyandanch in a year-long project to clean-up the community using the app Litterati that tracks how much litter they pick up. second Read More Patchogue Organization Looking To Help Homeless Veterans: The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk now provides financial support for veterans struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. second Download Copy second Congratulations to Magali Roman, Program Coordinator with our Community Based Initiative, who with 20 members of My Brother's Keeper, a Brentwood High School student club, partnered with Pronto and Adelante to distribute hundreds of free meals, canned food, hand sanitizer, and stacks of clothing for area homeless. Read More second We were proud that, since 2012, Sensationally Sweet served as an occupational training ground for some of our disabled clients. Unfortunately, after a great eight-year run, we could not weather the COVIC-19 pandemic storm and were forced to close. Read More second Kudos to Ben Harper, a Program Coordinator with our Community Based Initiative, who with the developers of Gleneagle Green at Bellport -- a new affordable housing project -- is working to maximize the number of local construction workers on the job. Read More second The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. is helping community members, including veterans, through this pandemic. Read More

EOC News

We Are Providing COVID-19 Emergency Assistance

Through funding from the federal Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) program, the Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. is offering financial assistance to eligible Suffolk County residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding originates from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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We Can Help Low-Income Brookhaven Residents Impacted by COVID-19 Assist With Rental Arrears, or if Homeless,
Move Into Permanent Housing

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Town of Brookhaven residents who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive financial assistance to move into permanent housing or financial assistance with rental arrears. To qualify, applicants must demonstrate that they can continue to maintain their housing independently after receiving financial assistance. The funds originate from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Emergency Solutions Grants program, which assists those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless because of job loss, wage reduction, illness, or other hardships associated with COVID-19. Applicants’ household income must not exceed 50 percent of the HUD area median income, which is $63,300 for a family of four.

To find out if you are eligible, contact Jose Veliz, Director of Family Development, at 631-842-6100, ext. 1 or jveliz@eoc-suffolk.com.

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2020 Needs Assessment

An Assessment of Community Needs
in Suffolk County, NY (2020)

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The EOC of Suffolk's
2019 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

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