Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


• How do I become a member?
For more information on becoming a member, please click here.
• What are the benefits of becoming a member of HWCLI?
HWCLI offers its members its experience in advocacy, research, policy analysis, outreach and education, service delivery and capacity building. The advocacy efforts of HWCLI coalitions and work groups address systemic issues and barriers on local, state and federal levels. Membership in HWCLI provides a place at the table for individuals and organizations, an opportunity for your voice to be heard and for you to help build the collective voice with which the nonprofit community is heard. Click here for more information on how to become a member.
• Can I sign up to receive HWCLI emails?
By joining the HWCLI mailing list, subscribers will receive periodic mailings with relevant news and information related to the issues that critically impact the most vulnerable and at-risk Long Islanders. To sign up, please click here.
• How can I give to HWCLI?
HWCLI relies on the generosity of its friends and supporters to meet the cost of providing programs and services, year-round, to thousands of Long Islanders. You can help through:

Donations: As the demand for HWCLI's work continues to grow, the need for support also increases. Click here to donate now.

Corporate Support: Discover how your company can get involved.

Planned giving: HWCLI accept bequests and/or contributions of stocks, bonds and certificates of deposit. For more information or to discuss this further, email HWCLI President/CEO Gwen O'Shea or call 516-505-4423.

Annual meeting sponsorship: HWCLI hosts an annual meeting every June to bring together members and friends in recognition of the accomplishments over the year. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Chief Operations Officer, Lori Andrade at landrade@hwcli.com or 516-505-4422.

• Where are you located?
The HWCLI offices are located on the Route 110 corridor in Melville, conveniently located between the Northern State and the Long Island Expressway. For more information on how to reach us, please visit our Contact Us page.
• Are you hiring?
As positions become available, they will be posted on the Career Opportunities section of our website.
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