Resources & Funds

Town of Hempstead Resources

Animal Shelter
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter 
3320 Beltagh Avenue,
Wantagh, NY 11793
(516) 785-5220

Department of Planning and Economic Development
200 North Franklin Street
First Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 538-7100

Housing Authority
760 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, New York 11553
(516) 485-9666

Department of Senior Enrichment
200 North Franklin Street
Second Floor
Hempstead, New York 11550
(516) 485-8100

Civil Service Commission
350 Front Street, Room 107
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 489-5000 Ext. 3389

Town-Village Aircraft Safety & Noise Abatement Committee

[email protected]

Department of Recreation 

ANCHOR Program (Hempstead Residents Only)

Lido Beach Town Park
630 Lido Boulevard 
Lido Beach, NY 11561

Nassau County Resources, 
A complete listing of Nassau County resources.—Z-of-Resources

Nassau County Resource Guideidentifies all of the agencies and organizations associated with the county and the towns within the county. A free copy is available online. at:

Nassau County Office for the Physically Challenged
60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd #140 
Uniondale, NY 11553 

516-483-1110 ext. 426 
Help with Food Stamp applications 

887 Kellum Street, Room 128 Lindenhurst, NY 11757 (631) 884-1848
Provides information to parents of school age children with special needs. 

LONG ISLAND ADVOCACY CENTER Herricks Community Center 999 Herricks Rd New Hyde Park, NY 11040 (516) 248-2222 
Provides information to parents of school age children with special needs. 

EAC (Education & Assistance Corporation) 175 Fulton Avenue, Suite 400 Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 489-7733 X 163 
Housing problems, landlord/tenant disputes, Small Claims disputes, school related problems, early intervention disputes, Special Education disputes, labor mediation, conciliation and dispute resolution services provided by the department of Social Services and their recipients, family conflicts, minor criminal matters, parent/child conflicts (PINS). 

HISPANIC ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (EOC) 134 Jackson St. Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 486-5044 (516) 486-2800 
Individual counseling; advocacy with courts, schools, police; housing; health; assistance in matters of welfare, social security, compensation, education, legal aid, immigration, interpreting, consumer affairs, unemployment problems. Summer lunch program, trips, and translations. Income tax prepared free of charge. Provide emergency food, and summer camp.

NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMUNITY INC. 1 Helen Keller Way – 5th Floor Hempstead, NY 11550-3903 (516) 292-8100 
Provide Legal Assistance for low-income people who have legal Status, Permanent Residents Card or U.S. Citizens. Provide services such as housing problems, landlord/tenant dispute, evictions, poor housing conditions, ensuring that government benefits, public assistance, food stamps, SSI and emergency services, including temporary shelter, are provided fairly to those who are eligible. 

Senior Citizens Law Project……… (516) 292-8088 Services for Nassau County residents over 60 who cannot afford a private attorney primarily in the areas of Medicaid, housing, wills and other future planning concerns. 

Volunteer Lawyer Project… (516) 292-8299 Volunteer attorneys handle a wide array of cases ranging from bankruptcies and health care issues to matrimonial matters and wills. 

LONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC. 50 Clinton Street. Suite 510 Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 292-0400 

NASSAU COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS 231 St. Brigid’s Lane Westbury, NY 11590 (516) 573-5360 

BAR ASSOCIATION 15TH & West Street Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 747-4832 
Referral service refers applicants to private attorneys who handle cases on a fee basis.


SALVATION ARMY 65 Atlantic Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550 Hempstead (516) 485-4900 Freeport (516) 378-4557 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 400 Oak Street Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 794-8195 (516) 228-3947 Provides information and assistance to workers, for instance when employers owe employees money, or to find out about your rights. 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS (888) 209-8124 to process claim (516) 942-9660 to claim check 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS 175 Fulton Ave Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 538-1360 / 538-1366 Beatriz Handles job discrimination and related issues. 


Mineola Employment Center…………………(516) 873-5670 
Hempstead Works Career Center……………..(516) 485-5000 
Massapequa Employment Center……………..(516) 797-4560

NASSAU COUNTY CONSUMER AFFAIRS 200 County Seat Drive Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-2600 
Handles consumer complaints.


NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL 50 Clinton Street. Suite 605 Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 481-9494 
Enforces Emergency Housing Rent Control Law and Emergency Tenant Protection Act. Protects and advises both tenant and the landlord in disputes concerning rental values. 

NEW YORK STATE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BOARD 175 Fulton Ave. Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 560-7700 / (866) 805-3630 Oversees medical benefits and partial income for individuals unable to work due to work related or non- work related injuries or disease. 


FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION (FCC) Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau 445 12th Street, SW Washington, DC 20554 (888) 225-5322 
Handles telephone-communication complaints 

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (877) 382-4357 To report fraud, identity theft