Health and Wellness Resources

Some of the resources listed below are not affiliated with the College. Please contact the individual groups if you have specific questions related to their services.

Student Resources

Food Insecurity

Student and Faculty/Staff

Food Pantries

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. SNAP helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families. You may be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Check your SNAP eligibility:

Mobile Food Pantry

Long Island Cares has partnered with NCC to bring the Mobile Food Pantry to the campus. The Mobile Food Pantry visits the campus once a month and provides those in need with healthy nutritious groceries.  Open to all students. Check your NCC email for days, times, and location of the Mobile Food Pantry.  More info:

Housing Insecurity

Runaway Hotline - 516.679.1111
Family & Children’s Association - 516.746.0350
The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless


1 (800) 273-TALK/1 (800) SUICIDE
LIRR Suicide Prevention - 1 (877) 582.5586
Mental Health Substance Abuse Helpline - (516) 227-TALK (8255)
Hicksville Family Treatment & Recovery Center - 516.935.6858
Hispanic Counseling Center - 516.538.2613
Substance Use Screenings & Treatment Placement (LICADD) - 516.747.2606
THRIVE - 631.822.3396
Long Beach REACH - 516.889.2332
Counseling Center
Chemical Dependency Treatment Program
Hispanic Counseling Center - 516.538.2613
YES Community Counseling Center - 516.799.3203
Healing – (H.E.L.P. Services, Inc.) - 516.546.2822

Physical Wellness

NCC Wellness Programs

Student and Faculty/Staff

The College is focused on promoting  the overall health and fitness of our community by offering classes through our Intramurals Program through group fitness classes.  Join us for yoga, cardio sweat, ZUMBA and more.  Let us help you achieve your fitness goals! Contact us 

In addition, the physical education complex is accessible to individuals during times when classes are not being held.  Please find the schedule below.

PE Open Rec Schedule - Nassau Community College Athletics
General rules and regulations governing the use of the physical education complex. No food, drink, or smoking permitted in the facility. A valid Nassau Community College photo identification card is required for use of the facilities and loan of equipment. Gym attire (no street clothes) must be worn when using the activity areas.

Transportation Assistance

Nice Bus

Nassau Community College students commuting to campus can take advantage of a program offering free Metrocards for travel on the Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) bus. To obtain your free Metrocard, visit the Dean of Students Office – College Center Building (CCB) room 312.


Wheelchair accessible

Family and Childcare

NCC Greenhouse (Childcare)

Student and Faculty/Staff

The center is licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and provides reasonably priced, childcare to allow student parents to continue their education or employment knowing that their children are in a safe and nurturing environment. More information

Family & Children’s Association- 516.746.0350
Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services - 516.822.4060
Uniondale Community Council - 516.538.9487
YES Community Counseling Center - 516.799.3203
Parenting Program Circulo de la Hispanidad, Inc - 516.431.1135
Five Towns Community Center - 516.239.6244

Substance Awareness

Substance Awareness Advocacy at NCC

Access to Sexual Health Screenings and Medication Abortion Prescription Drugs

Nassau Community College partners with Planned Parenthood of Greater New York to provide access to sexual health screenings and prescription abortion medication. Additionally, the College offers students referrals and/or information to providers who may offer such services and prescriptions.

For more information regarding these services, please contact the Student Health Office at 516.572.7123 or email us at

Faculty/Staff Resources


Housing Resources

Mental Wellness and Emotional Support Resources

The Nassau County Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Phone: 516.571.1000

The EAP has a professionally trained staff of Licensed Social Workers. EAP provides free, confidential, short-term counseling for College employees and their family members seeking help for many reasons, including but not limited to: gambling, marital problems, depression, stress, panic attacks, domestic violence, job stress, alcohol abuse, grief and loss, family problems, drug abuse, anxiety, relationship concerns, anger issues, financial stress, LGBTQ concerns, and parenting concerns.

Nassau County Crisis Helpline/Mobile Crisis Team

Helpline Phone Number: 516.227.TALK (8255)

Nassau County Mobile Crisis Team comes to YOU!

The Mobile Crisis team consists of licensed professional social workers and nurses who are specially trained to help individuals, and their families, with mental health problems.

If you or a family member is experiencing a mental health crisis call the Team.  Social workers and nurses travel to homes, schools, work-sites and other locations in Nassau County.

New York State Office of Mental Health Crisis Prevention Hotline Directory

New York Project Hope

Emotional Support Helpline: 1.844.863.9314

NY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand their reactions and emotions during COVID-19. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted referrals, NY Project Hope helps people manage and cope with changes brought on by COVID-19.

NY Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you do not know.


In partnership with New York State, Headspace has provided a special collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises to support you through stressful and challenging times… Helping you stay strong and be kind to yourselves, with a New York state of mind.

The Safe Center LI

Hotline: 516.542.0404

The Safe Center LI offers a broad spectrum of services from counseling to housing, from advocacy to referrals, etc., through a highly trained, nurturing, and compassionate staff of professionals well qualified to provide the highest level of services to enhance the recovery of trauma victims and their non-offending family members. The Safe Center LI cautions that if you feel your Internet usage might be monitored, click the Safety Exit on the right to quickly leave the page you are on, or instead call the Hotline: 516-542-0404.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

If your life or someone else's is in imminent danger, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)




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