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Bethany House of Long Island

For forty years, Bethany House has been very busy growing and adapting to the changing needs of the homeless community here in Nassau County. However, the need for emergency and transitional housing and services for families has never been so great as at the present time.

Due to the economy, Bethany has been called upon to open its doors wider and wider in response to the pressing needs of homeless families. In the past three years, we have grown more than 400%, from a bed capacity of seventeen to that of eighty-five nightly.

Permit me to begin with a short profile of Bethany’s history and amazing growth, and to then tell you how we “do what we do” with your help and support.

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Who We Are

helping-homeless-in-nyBethany House of Nassau County, New York exists to strengthen and assist homeless women and children from Long Island who are deprived of the basic resources required for natural and healthy growth and development. 

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What We Do

helping-homeless-in-liIn addition to the housing services offered at our five residences, Bethany House has a series of programs designed to meet the additional needs of women and families and the special needs of some individuals.

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How You Can Help


Today, homelessness is a harsh reality for tens of thousands of Long Islanders - and more than half of them are children. Bethany House relies on your generous donations to provide its programs to these women and children.

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