Food Resources Available

Dear Lawrence Families,

Please see details about Food Resources that are available during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Details can be found in the link below, accessible with your email. 

 Food Resources

If you cannot access the live document, we have also attached listed the details below:

Food Resources Available During Covid-19 Crisis

United Way of Long Island - Response Fund:

●     “United Together”: A Response Fund for COVID-19 Info: United Way

This response fund for COVID-19 will help eligible applicants meet their critical basic needs of food and household supplies via retail gift cards. Assistance is limited to low-income, wage earners who reside in Nassau or Suffolk County and are recently unemployed or have been furloughed due to the effects of COVID-19.

Application (English/Spanish): United Way Application

(can be completed and submitted online, or printed and sent via mail)

211 Long Island:

●     2-1-1 Immediate Assistance

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, individuals can contact 211 Long Island for information and referrals related to support services. Dial 2-1-1, or outside of Nassau and Suffolk Counties 1-888-774-7633, and visit

211 Long Island operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Long Island Cares - Nassau County Food Pantries:

  •  Our Lady Of Good Counsel

68 Wanser Ave., Inwood, NY 11096

Phone: 516-239-7025 (bilingual)

Available every 2 weeks with flexible hours (April 9th, April 23rd, etc )

Emergency arrangements outside of those dates: call 516-474-7601

*Call ahead to arrange - pick up only

  • St. Joachim Church Outreach

614 Central Ave., Cedarhurst, NY 11516

Phone: 516-569-1845 (bilingual)

Available 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

For Lawrence, Cedarhurst, and Woodmere families

*Call ahead to arrange - pick up only

  •  Bethlehem AOG House Of Hope

22 E. Fairview Avenue., Valley Stream, NY 11580

Phone: 516-887-1708

Available Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM for pickup

*Call to inquire about deliveries

  • JCC Of The Greater Five Towns

1012 Central Ave, Woodmere, NY 11598

Phone: 516-234-6020, Social Worker ext: 103

Accepting phone orders starting April 20th, can schedule food pickup or delivery

Kosher Foods Available

*Call social worker ahead of time to arrange - closed to the public