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.

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Latest News


Saver Life

We know saving money is hard, and that is why the …
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HWCLI’s 2018 VITA Tax Season

If you made less than $54,000 in 2017, you may be …
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Meetings


HWCLI’s Winter Quarterly Meeting

We are excited to announce that Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will present the State …
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HWCLI November Meeting

We are only one week away from HWCLI’s November Meeting which …
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