Our mission is to promote a goal of self-sufficiency by broadening the minds of children, revitalizing communities, and assisting families and children in need through the provision of services and to coordinate available federal, state, local and private resources.
Central Islip High School senior Alexandrea Harriott and Ward Melville High School senior Zach Hobbes were recently honored with the Butch Dellecave Award at a ceremony held on June 10, 2018 at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Named in memory of the legendary educator, official, and coach Gaetano “Butch” Dellecave, the award is the product of a highly successful 18-year partnership between local school districts in Suffolk County and the award organizers: the Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, the Butch Dellecave Foundation, and Newsday. Pictured: Dellecave Award winners Alexandrea Harriott and Zach Hobbes with, from left, Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk C.E.O. Adrian Fassett, and Dellecave Foundation Co-Directors Guy Dellecave and Mark Dellecave.
Click on the video link above to view the video of the upcoming
Stop The Bullying Concert! Featuring Kierra Sheard
on June 23rd, 2018 at 7pm.
Concert Location: Amityville Memorial High School.
Debra Sterling (right), Project Coordinator for our SNUG Violence Prevention Program, recently met with Governor Andrew Cuomo when he announced new legislation aimed at helping educators prevent school shootings. The Red Flag bill will allow family members, teachers, and other school administrators to seek a court order temporarily preventing a person at serious risk of injuring themselves or others from possessing, purchasing, or attempting to purchase a firearm. Joining them in the photo is Ta'Isha Gist, Project Coordinator for the Hempstead SNUG program.
Click here for a news article about the event from
Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory.
Congratulations to Magali Román, Program Coordinator of the Community Based Initiative at EOC of Suffolk, for being recently honored by both the Long Island Women's Conference and by Pronto Long Island. Enlarge photo.
The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. proudly received a $200,000 grant from Bank of America as part of its Neighborhood Builders® grant program. Pictured, from left: Songhi Davis, C.F.O., EOC of Suffolk, Inc.; Adrian Fassett, C.E.O., EOC of Suffolk, Inc.; Robert Isaksen, Long Island Market President, Bank of America; Sondra Palmer Randall, Board Chair, EOC of Suffolk, Inc., and; Charles Fox Jr., Senior Coordinator for Community Services, EOC of Suffolk, Inc.
On March 6, 2018, The Economic Oportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. attended an affair hosted by The Collision Centers in association with Driving 4 Changes Foundation. Click here to view a pdf of the cetificates presented.
EOC of Suffolk still meeting diverse needs after 50 years.
The EOC of Suffolk's
2017 Annual Report
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An Assessment of Community Needs
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To empower individuals to recognize obstacles and develop goals
Our Family Development Programs can empower individuals to overcome obstacles and develop life goals.
Confidential free services that are professional, effective, compassionate
Individuals are treated with respect and dignity and where confidentiality and trust are our top priorities.
Counseling that includes budget and credit education & affordable housing
Fannie Mae and FHA approved offering housing counseling that includes budget and credit education & affordable housing.
An extensive educational and developmental curriculum
Provides the highest standards of child care and early childhood education - catering to children ages six weeks to six years of age.
To help members become an involved, contributing part of the community
Offering assistance from Medicaid service coordination to individual support services and more for persons who meet eligibility for these programs.
Quality child care services for children whose parents are tied up in family court
Our Suffolk County Family Court Children's Nursery is dedicated to quality child care for children whose parents are in Family Court.
Providing the highest standards of child care and early childhood education - ages 6 weeks to 6 years
Our Way To Grow Child Care Learning Center provides the highest standards of child care and early childhood education. We cater to children ages six weeks to six years of age.
Promoting sexual health, preventing pregnancy and assisting young parents to become successful adults
A leader in promoting adolescent sexual health, preventing pregnancy and assisting young parents to become healthy, self sufficient, successful adults.
To provide supportive services for Veterans and their families
Our Veteran's Services provides supportive and temporary financial assistance for Suffolk County Veteran's and their families.
Dedicated to providing excellence in both quality and service in candy and old fashion treats
Sensationally Sweet provides candies and treats from the past to present that may spark special memories from your youth.
Providing community revitalization that affects the quality of life
in the Wyandanch community
A Department of Justice initiative which employs community based strategies to improve life in the Wyandanch community.
Coordination of individual health, psycho-social and social needs
Coordination of individual health needs in a comprehensive matter to assure everything necessary is being done to stay healthy.
To Increase access to, and responsiveness of, services within vulnerable communities
EOC of Suffolk, Inc.'s Community Based Initiatives allow for networking and linkages to key stakeholders in the communities of Brentwood, Central Islip, and Bellport.
Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program
EOC is partnering with Stony Brook Medicine on an innovative approach developed by the New York State Department of Health called the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program (DSRIP).
Reduce and prevent shootings and violence
SNUG Violence Prevention is one of the 10 statewide programs aimed at reducing and preventing shootings and violence by engaging residents, private industry, and community-based organizations.
Assistance in securing funds for misdemeanors
This program fully aligns with EOC of Suffolk, Inc.’s mission to help keep families intact, and to promote self-sufficiency and economic justice.