Our Mission

Established in 1947, the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI) is a regional, nonprofit umbrella organization for health and human service providers. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Long Island’s most vulnerable residents by responding to their needs through the promotion and development of public policies and direct services.

HWCLI serves the interests of poor and vulnerable people on Long Island by convening, representing, and supporting the organizations that serve them; and through:

  • Illuminating the issues that critically impact them
  • Organizing community and regional responses to their needs
  • Advocacy, research, and policy analysis
  • Providing services, information and education.
supporting your neighbors
Providing support to HWCLI means supporting your neighbors in need.

The Health & Welfare Council of Long Island is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization. Individual contributions are tax-deductible as charitable contributions to the extent allowed by law.

Learn More

Latest News

Halloween Ball Honoree Nomination Form

In preparation of our 2nd Annual Halloween Ball at Oheka Castle, …
Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Health & Welfare Council of Long Island Launches Health Equity Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/30/2018 CONTACT Rebecca Sanin, President/CEO  (o) 516-505-4423; (c) …
Read More


HWCLI’s 2018 Annual Meeting

Click here to RSVP to Mary Hallowell. Click here to pay …
Read More

HWCLI’s Second Annual Halloween Ball

The Health & Welfare Council of Long Island will be hosting …
Read More