Office of Parish Social Ministry

Located in the Bethany House

Director: Kerri Ostrow 631-665-4911 Ext 124

“And the King will say to them in reply, ‘Amen I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’”
Matthew 25:40

Advocacy Office

(Bethany House)

Monday – Friday
10:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Soup Kitchen

(Msgr. Coffey Center)

Monday – Friday
10:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Food donations may be dropped off at our Parish Social Ministry Office between 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM between Monday – Friday.

Please note: We no longer accept clothing donations. Please bring any clothing donations to our friends at United Veteran’s Beacon House or St. Mary’s Thrift Store in East Islip.

Our services include (but are not limited to):

  • Advocacy/Direct Services
  • Food Pantry
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Yearly Barbeque for Clientele and Families
  • CHS Health Bus (Blood Pressure Screenings, Immunizations, etc)
  • Prescription Advocacy
  • HEAP/Project Warmth
  • Educational Workshops
  • EFSP/ERF (rent) Assistance through Catholic Charities (if funding is available)
  • Employment Advocacy
  • Seasonal Family Adoptions
  • Various Referrals (clothing, counseling, etc)
  • Ongoing Individual and Family Emotional Support
  • Crisis Intervention

Unsure if we provide a particular service that may not be listed above? Feel free to call our office and inquire. If we do not have a particular service through here or able to provide the assistance that you need help with, we may be able to provide a referral that may be able to assist you.

If you would like to know about our programs or volunteer to serve as an advocate or in the soup kitchen, call 631-665-4911 Ext 133.

“There are no great acts, only small acts done with great love.”
St. Teresa of Calcutta