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Islip Human Development

Division of Human Development

Phone - (631) 224-5325
The Division of Human Development offers a variety of programs that focus on the economic and human needs of the disadvantaged residents of the community. Staff members are available to assist individuals prepare preliminary budgets to help determine eligibility for food stamps and to advocate for individuals at D.S.S. fair hearings. Staff will also assist individuals in securing services from other governmental agencies for emergency housing, Section 8 housing, social security income, social security disability and unemployment benefits.

Main Office
401 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
(631) 224-5325

Brentwood Outreach Office
452 Suffolk Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717
Phone: (631) 436-6030

Teen Parent Resource Center

Phone: (631) 224-9766 -
Brentwood Office: (631) 436-6030
The Teen Parent Resource Center is designed to provide supportive services and leisure activities for parents who are 13 to 21 years of age. The objective of the program is to ease the transition into responsible parenthood. Both mothers and fathers are encouraged to participate.

Cancer Support Groups

The Brentwood/Bay Shore Breast Cancer Coalition provides vital information through its referral services for people seeking to learn more about cancer, as well as, support for cancer patients and their families. One group meets on the first Thursday of the month. Individuals are encouraged to participate on the community board which drives this program. Participants can become involved in program planning or just attend and listen. There is a Latina Breast Cancer Support Group which meets on the last Thursday of the month, accommodating Spanish-speaking participants. Program registration is required for both groups. For further information and to register, call 224-5325.

Division of Services to the Disabled

401 Main Street, Room 135 • Islip, NY 11751
Phone: (631) 224-5335 (VOICE)
631)- 224-5397 (TDD)

The Division of Services to the Disabled provides special vehicle identification cards (Disabled Parking Permits) for disabled residents of Islip. We also provide referral and advocacy services, therapeutic recreation programs, as well as a van transportation program.

Youth Bureau

Youth Service Program Services for youth under the age of 21 residing in the Town of Islip
Administrative Office - (631) 224-5320
Youth & Family Counseling Program of:

Islip/Brentwood Y.D.C.

(Program Sites Throughout the Town)
Phone: (631) 231-4333
Individual, group and family counseling in a confidential setting by qualified counselors. In addition, one-day workshops are offered on topics such as anger management, teen dating and violence, socialization/self esteem, effective communication, parenting and others.

South Shore Community Organization

Phone: (631) 277-1365

Youth Enrichment Services

(Brentwood, Bay Shore, Central Islip, and West Islip School District boundaries)
Phone: (631) 587-5172

Islip Runaway Program at the YMCA

Phone: (631) 665-1173
Emergency housing, counseling, information, referral and advocacy to youth residing in the Town of Islip 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Senior Citizen Services in Islip Town

Phone: (631) 224-5340
The Division of Senior Citizen Services provides services to Islip Town residents 60 years of age and over. For general information, call (631) 224-5340.

Senior Centers

The Town’s Senior Citizen Centers serve as a focal point for social, cultural and educational programs for residents 60 years of age and older. Centers are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For information about programs, services and activities offered in each center, please call or visit your local center. Locations and phone numbers of our centers are as follows:
Senior Centers and Nutrition Programs
All of the Senior Centers listed below have a Nutrition Program for the elderly

Caesar Trunzo Center Central Islip Center
16 Second Avenue, Bay Shore 555 Clayton St.
Phone: (631) 436-6072 - (631) 436-6045

Oakdale Center Joyce Fitzpatrick Center
963 Montauk Highway 50 Irish Lane, East Islip
Phone: (631) 472-7023 - (631) 224-5396

West Islip Center Ronkonkoma Senior Center
90 Higbie Lane 22 Lakecrest Lane. (Rosevale Ave. entrance)
Phone: (631) 893-8932 - (631) 467-3324

More Information about Senior Citizen Programs Call 224-5340 for information about senior clubs, transportation, adult day care, home delivered meals and home chore program.

Islip Senior Information


The Division of Drug and Alcohol Services Phone: (631) 224-5330 - ACCESO
(631) 436-6065

The Division of Drug and Alcohol Services provides counseling, education and intervention services to Town of Islip residents and their families. In addition to individual, group and family counseling, specialized services are available for adolescents, women, children, adult children of alcoholics, parents of substance abusers, co-dependents, domestic violence batterers, and people living with HIV. Psychiatric services are offered on site. Insurance and Medicaid are accepted for some services. A sliding fee scale is available for all others. All services are strictly confidential!

Islip - Phone: (631) 224-5330
Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Brentwood - Phone: (631) 436-6065
Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Bilingual services are available in Islip and Brentwood

Town of Islip Hotline- (631) 277-4700
The Town of Islip Hotline offers confidential crisis intervention, peer counseling and resource/referral information to the entire Long Island region. If you have ANY question or problem CALL US! WE LISTEN, WE HELP, WE CARE!Hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 12 midnight. Weekend & Holidays 4 p.m. to 12 midnight


Call the Islip Hotline for information on how to become a Hotline Volunteer. Numerous shifts are available. Training will be provided.
Phone: (631) 277-4700.