Special Resources During Social Distancing
During this time of social distancing across the nation in response to COVID-19 pandemic, it is understandable and even likely that you are experiencing a wide range of emotions including elevated stress levels, increased anxiety, fear for your health and the health of your loved ones, frustration, anger, depression, loneliness, boredom, and much more.
Know that you are not alone, we are here for you. UUCSR has compiled a list of resources to help get you through this trying and unprecedented time. Below you will find important local resources available to the community as well as virtual events and conversations at Shelter Rock where joys and concerns can be shared.
Free New York State Covid-19 Emotional Support Helpline
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, 7 days a week
Schedule a free mental health appointment
New York State has also established a Coronavirus hotline which can be reached at 888.364.3065
New York State COVID-19 Resources
Long Island. LICC, Long Island Crisis Center
Long Island Crisis Center’s hotline remains available 24/7. If you are in crisis or need emotional support, please call LICC at 516.679.1111
Nassau County Coronavirus Hotline:
If you have any questions or concerns specific to Coronavirus, Nassau County has established a Coronavirus Hotline: 516.227.9570
Nassau County has developed a FAQ Tip-sheet on Coronavirus:
Click here to view.
Resources To Help You With COVID19
Mental Health and Recovery Resources
Nassau County Mental Health Hotline: 516.227.8255
Narcotics Anonymous Intergroup: 516.898.79500 or www.nassauna.org
Gamblers Anonymous Intergroup: 855.222.5542 or www.longislandga.com
Shopping and Prepared Food Resources
Members of UUCSR have found these resources helpful. There are, certainly, many others, too. While we cannot verify that any of these will work for you, we are glad to share what we have found.
Please keep in mind the reality that the present situation is fluid, and rapidly changing. The following information may already be out of date.
Mercato.com A site that links an array of markets who will deliver for a fee. Mercato.com
Project Ripples Help Service. Click for flyer.
Invisible Hands (Queens and parts of NJ only) www.invisiblehandsdeliver.com 732.639.1579
495 Express Foods, Inc., www.495expressfoods.com 631.256.6000, wholesale produce distributor currently making home deliveries to Nassau and Suffolk, including some dairy and other products. Minimum $80, no fees. Closed Sundays. Box of assorted fruits and vegetables is of particular value.
Gemelli Gourmet Market North, 716 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head, NY 11545 516 200-9746
Abeetza Pizza, 82 Glen Cove Road, Greenvale, NY 11548, 516.484.3123
Centro Cucina, 43 Glen Cove Road, Greenvale, NY 11548, 516 484-3880
Umbrella Helping adults 60+ get the essentials they need, in response to the coronavirus outbreak, we are arranging no-contact deliveries of essentials for adults 60+ nationwide. It's easy and affordable, supported by an amazing network of volunteers and workers. Simply fill out our delivery request form online or call 844.402.2480.
Freshly at www.Freshly.com provides fresh, pre-packaged individual meals (gluten free) that arrive by UPS once a week.
Delux Transportation Services: More than just a ride, deliver services now available!
Delivery anywhere you are from your local favorite stores and restaurants, pharmacies, and much more. Contact-free / leave-at-the-door service available. Flexible delivery times - Call for details and ask for Anisa!
Phone numbers: (516) 883-1900, (718) 883-1900, 800-232-3358
Transportation services available 24/7 for: Doctors' visits; Local & long-distance trips; "Wait and returns" to NYC and beyond. Contact office for more details!
Shelter Rock Connections
Stay connected with online resources and spiritual care at the UU Congregation at Shelter Rock.
Living Alone During Social Distancing
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM via Zoom
LIVE one hour conversation with Rev. Jennifer Brower
Social Distancing, although best and safest practice, might feel like solitary confinement for those of us who live alone. Join others who are living solo to take steps to transcend feelings of isolation. All are welcome!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/635573829
Wednesdays at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM via Zoom
LIVE one hour conversation with Rev. Jaye Brooks
An opportunity for connection titled, "Readings and Conversation" is held online via Zoom with the Rev. Jaye Brooks. This live conversation is not recorded. All are welcome!
Join the Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/184941312
Or join by phone: +16465588656, 184941312# US (New York)
Virtual Coffee Hour
Sundays at 12:00 PM via Zoom
LIVE - All are invited all to a Virtual Coffee Hour!
Join via Zoom:
or via phone:
One tap mobile +16465588656,,99000464736# US (New York) or
Home phone or Cell via +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)