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Social Service Resources in Nassau County: Mental Health

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South Shore Association for Independent Living, Inc. (SAIL)

About: The mission of South Shore Association for Independent Living (SAIL) is to provide rehabilitative, clinical treatment and supportive services to individuals with a mental illness; which may be combined with various other disabilities. Our mission is supported through the operation of a variety of residential programs, treatment programs, and specialized services. The focus of our mission is to assist consumers in their personalized recovery by increasing their independence, choices, and outcomes. 

Contact information

Address:  1976 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510

Phone: 516-855-1800


South Shore Guidance Center - Mental Health Services for Children

South Shore Guidance Center - Mental Health Services for Children

About:  The mission of the South Shore Child Guidance Center is to provide comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services to children and families residing in Nassau County.

The intent of our mission is to improve the client's functioning within the context of the family and community.

Every child experiences life's ups and downs, as well as emotional and social growing pains. Navigating life's challenges can be more difficult for some than others, and family circumstances can often play a major role in how a child copes with everyday situations.

The South Shore Child Guidance Center is a nonprofit agency providing outpatient behavioral health services for children from 5 to 18 years of age, as well as services for siblings and parents as needed.

Contact Information

Address: 91 Guy Lombardo Avenue, Unit 1, Freeport, NY 11520

Phone Number: 516-868-3030


Friendship Network

Friendship Network

About: Friendship Network's goal is to help alleviate the feelings of isolation and loneliness that members experience because of their illness. By participating in the program, they meet other members and begin to develop friendships. Most feel free to be themselves because of shared experiences and mutual understanding.

Contact Information

Address: 1981 Marcus Avenue, Suite C17, Lake Success, NY 11042

 Phone Number: 516-326-6111     Fax Number: 516-437-5785


Nassau County Mobile Crisis Unit

Nassau County Mobile Crisis Unit

60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard

Uniondale, NY

Phone: 516.227.8255

Long Island Crisis Center

Long Island Crisis Center

2740 Martin Ave.

Bellmore, NY 11710

Crisis Hot Line: 516.679.1111

NY Connects: 800-342-9871

Website: http://:


Mental Health Association of Nassau County (MHANC)

Mental Health Association of Nassau County (MHANC)

The Mental Health Association of Nassau County is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving mental health in our community through advocacy, education, programs and delivery of services.

16 Main St,

Hempstead, NY 11550

Phone: (516) 504.4357 - Help Line



·NYS Mental Health Support Line


(Text) 741741

Mental Health Resources List

Mental Health Resources List

Arly Nguyen, Social Work License Map, in Denver, CO has compiled an excellent list of mental health resources, including government organizations, nonprofit organizations, hotlines, etc. Please use this link to access this comprehensive list of resources.



SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use disorders, and their families.

National Help Line - 1.800.662.4357



New York State Office of Mental Health

New York State Office of Mental Health

Long Island Field Office
Pilgrim PC, Building 45-3
998 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087
Phone: (631) 761-2508
Fax: (631) 761-2820

Mental Health Support Line - 1 (844) 863-9315


Long Island Reach

Long Island Reach (Reach)

Long Island Reach (Reach) founded in 1970 is a community based, multi-service agency providing a broad range of rehabilitative and treatment services to youth and their families, serving residents of Nassau County. The main office and satellite offices are located in Long Beach, Franklin Square and Port Washington.



Long Beach Office:                             Franklin Square Office (Community Counseling Center)          Port Washington Office (Port Counseling Center):

2-12 West Park Ave                            340 Dogwood Ave., Suite 106                                                   225 Main St. 

Long Beach, NY 11561                      Franklin Square, NY  11010                                                       Port Washington, NY 11050

Tel: 5156.889.2332                            Tel: 516.505.1717                                                                       Tel: 516.767.1133

Telehealth Services:

What is telehealth?

Telehealth is the delivery of medical and mental health services using technology. Over the past decade, many substance use and mental health providers have started offering telehealth to their clients by providing therapy sessions or medication visits over the phone or using video conferencing. Since the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, most mental health providers have switched to exclusively offering telehealth for the time being.

Call 516 889-2332 to schedule an appointment

Student Mental Health Guide.

Student Mental Health Guide is a website  that covers  degree programs, offer general career profiles and expert interviews with people working in the field, and compile resources covering topics important to social workers and prospective social workers. recently published a  "Student Mental Health Guide".  The guide outlines some of the most common mental health issues experienced by students today. The guide also provides suggested resources for support and treatment, as well as the role that social workers can play in student mental health.  The guide can be found here:

DASH Center (Diagnostic, Assessment, and Stabilization Hub)

Dash Center (Suffolk County residents)

Dash Center - for Suffolk County residents

90 Adams Ave

Hauppauge, NY 

Open 24/7

Crisis Hotline: 631.952.3333

Dash is operated by Family Service League. They will provide triage, assessment stabilization and referrals.

CN (Nassau County) Guidance and Counseling Services

NC Guidance and Counseling Service

Founded in 1972, NC Guidance and Counseling Service is a not-for-profit organization, meeting the emerging needs of Long Island residents who suffer from some form of mental health disorder and/or substance misuse/addiction through innovative and person-centered integrated treatment.

CN Guidance & Counseling Services
950 South Oyster Bay Road
Hicksville, NY 11801

P: (516) 822-6111
Fax: (516) 396-0553
Medical Records Requests Fax: 516-396-0552