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John F. O'Neill
3085 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Phone: (631) 854-9930

Emergency Services (After 4:30 PM & Weekends, Holidays): (631) 854-9100 

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Department of Social Services

The mission of the Department of Social Services is to provide financial assistance and support services to eligible Suffolk County residents in a cost effective and efficient manner, simultaneously protecting the vulnerable while encouraging their independence and self-sufficiency.

Check eligibility and apply for benefits at

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Apply Online for Services or Check Eligibility

Frequently Asked Questions

Service Centers
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Emergency Information - In the event of specific emergencies, please call:


 RFQ No. 15/001

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to provide Youth Transitional Housing and Supportive Services for the Suffolk County Department of Social Services (DSS)

Responses Due Date: May 15, 2015 2015 (Advertised: March 26, 2015)

View RFQ No. 15/001 detail document

View Suffolk County Compliance Form 

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Social Services Programs

Medicaid, SNAP, HEAP, Temporary Housing, Temporary Assistance, Child Protective Services, Adult Protective Services, Foster Care, Child Preventitive Services, Adoption, Child CareChild Support Enforcement

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Other Suffolk County Services

Veterans, Office for the Aging, Youth Bureau, Woman's Services, Minority Affairs

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Civil Service, Department of Labor

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Calendar / Upcoming Events



Food, Clothes, School Supplies, Furniture

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How Do I...?            

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2-1-1 Long Island, Riverhead, Coram, Smithtown, South West,

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