Even with the best intentions and plans, problems can arise. This page will offer some resources so that you can address the issues as soon as possible. It is also important to keep your school informed of any issues that might affect your attendance or ability to learn so a failed class will not be added to your problems. Call the Registrar, Evelyn Riccobono, if any absence is anticipated, and the Director of Student Services, Yesid Caballero, for counseling and assistance. They can be reached at: 718-658-4012.
Visit the Placement Department for help with employment or select the Careers tab above.
There is a rack in the library with a supply of applications for various NYC programs.
Check out the boxes below for online sources of help with specific problems.
Even if you don't qualify for SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), you may need meals or food supplies to get you through the month. Every neighborhood has one or more food pantries. Some are listed online; some are not.
Google "food pantries" and the name of your neighborhood or contact any house of worship, community center, hospital, or other social service agency to find the locations and hours of service.
The Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) is committed to strengthening and preserving families by providing financial assistance and services to residents of Nassau County in accordance with state and federal regulations and laws. DSS is dedicated to providing quality service and maintaining the dignity and respect of those we serve. Specifically, the department is responsible to:
The Human Resources Administration is dedicated to fighting poverty and income inequality with essential programs that help families and individuals with economic and social service needs.
HRA programs can help New Yorkers with a variety of serious needs, such as food or cash assistance to help make ends meet, one-time emergency assistance to avoid eviction, services for the disabled or those living with HIV and AIDS, temporary shelter to escape domestic violence and much more. To the left is a list of programs available from HRA. Click on a program to learn more.
You can apply or recertify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits online and check if you are eligible for Cash Assistance and many other programs at New York City’s front door for benefit access, ACCESS NYC.
For more information on our programs, please call HRA Infoline at 718-557-1399 or 311.