What is Suffolk County NY Connects?

Suffolk County NY Connects is a trusted program where anyone who needs long term care information and services (i.e., a child or adult with a disability, an older adult), their family members and helping professionals can get the information they need to make informed decisions about long term care as well as the assistance needed in linking with services.

Suffolk County NY Connects provides information and assistance on many services including:

  • Children Specific Supports such as early intervention, kinship care, etc.
  • Consumer and Caregiver Supports such as advocacy, assistive technology, respite care, senior centers, etc.
  • Facility Based Services such as adult day care programs and nursing homes.
  • Home Based Services such as home health or personal care services, home delivered meals, personal emergency response systems, etc.
  • Insurance/Benefit Information and Counseling on Medicare and Medicaid, veteran’s benefits, welfare rights, etc.
  • Nutrition and Wellness Programs such as congregate meals, food stamps, nutrition assessment services, etc.
  • Protective/Preventative Services for information on how to prevent or report situations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals.
  • Residential Housing Options and Supports such as adult residential care facilities, assisted living facilities, low income/subsidized housing, utility payment assistance programs, etc.
  • Support Groups and Counseling for caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, aging/older adults, etc.
  • Transportation options to transport the disabled and/or senior citizens.
  • Other information and assistance can also be provided on legal services, Health care referrals, home modification programs, property tax exemptions, etc.  

 Suffolk County NY Connects will let you know who provides those services nearest to you and how to get in touch with service providers.

 How can I get help from Suffolk County NY Connects?

 You can contact Suffolk County NY Connects:
Choices for Long Term Care
Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
by calling us at

(631) 853-8200

or visiting us in person at

H. Lee Dennison Building

100 Veterans Memorial Highway

Hauppauge, NY 11788

      or you can send us an email at