About Us


The success of HWCLI has and always will be based on vibrant, active, and diverse participation. All nonprofit, individual and corporate advocates of the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island value and pledge to work together to:

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

  • Sustain innovative, coordinated, integrated, effective and efficient services
  • Respond to the needs of Long Islanders, ensuring that the voice of the powerless are heard.
  • Advocate with and on behalf of all Long Islanders to ensure a pathway to economic stability and self-sufficiency
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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