About Us


The success of HWCLI has and always will be based on a vibrant, active, diverse membership. All nonprofit, individual and corporate members 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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