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Community Services: Veterans

Use this guide to gain information regarding local, state and federal resources.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Freeport Memorial Library is New York State's first war memorial library, dedicated as such on Memorial Day in 1924.  In 1925,  the Library officially changed its name from Freeport Library to Freeport Memorial Library.  In 1928, a memorial tablet bearing the names of military servicemen who were Freeporters and that died in the Civil War, Spanish American War and WWI was dedicated.  For more information regarding the history of the Freeport Memorial Library, click here.

Long Island State Veteran's Home

Located in Stonybrook, the Long Island State Veteran's Home offers nursing care and adult day care to United States military veterans.  For more information, click here.

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Jobs for Veterans

Companies Committed to the Veterans Hiring Pledge‚Äč


National Grid

New York Mets

Northwell Health 

Orbit International Corp.

PSEG Long Island

Suffolk County Community College

Sterling Risk

VJ Technologies

Veterans are also welcomed to seek the FREE services of our on-site career counselor and business counselor.  Contact the Library for details on their availability.

Useful Links

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to the main facility in Northport, Long Island, services are offered in community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —

Island Harvest





Island Harvest Feeds LI's Veterans

Island Harvest has initiated Operation: HOPE, a mobile food pantry program for military families in need of food assistance. Food is delivered by a veteran who is sensitive to the needs of other veterans and their families.  The goal of Operation: HOPE is to connect veterans and military families to veteran services and other social benefits.  For more details, contact Jo-Val Nance, 631-873-4775 ext. 221/ e-mail:

Island Harvest also helps veterans obtain SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps).  For more information regarding the SNAP program, call 516-805-1642/ email:


Freeport Memorial Library

144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY  11520 • 516-379-3274 •