School social workers can connect students and their families with a variety of resources that can assist them in identifying mental health resources, medical resources and financial resources to meet their needs. School social workers can act as liasions with other agencies upon receipt of written parental consent and permission. School support staff as well as teachers may identify students with needs that may be eligible for assistance from outside agencies. Parents may contact the school social worker at their child's school building with specific concerns.
The Nassau County Department of Social Services is located at:60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.,
Uniondale, NY 11553-3656The website lists a variety of agencies for mental health, financial and other needs. For your convenience, the website link is at the bottom of this page.DEPARTMENT MISSION:The Nassau County Department of Social Services is committed to strengthening and preserving families by providing financial assistance and services to residents of Nassau County in accordance with state and federal regulations and laws. DSS is dedicated to providing quality service and maintaining the dignity and respect of those we serve. Specifically, the Department is responsible to:
- Provide aid to eligible recipients through the Family Assistance, Safety Net, Day Care, Employment, Food Stamp, Medicaid and Home Energy Assistance Programs.
- Establish an initial child support obligation of a legally responsible individual through the Family Court, collect support payments, enforce and modify existing support orders.
- Protect children, adults and families by enforcing the mandates of New York State Social Services Law.
Nassau County Agencies