What are the Costs of Services Offered by Service Organizations in Suffolk County?

The Suffolk County Department of Social Services provides free or low-cost child care services to eligible families living in the county. Detailed information can be found in the attached document. Those who enroll members or employees in non-credit university programs are charged tuition fees and non-credit rates to cover the cost of the programs. The main objectives of the Office are to create a comprehensive service system that helps people aged 60 and over maintain independence and dignity, remove obstacles to economic and personal independence, and provide continuous care for vulnerable older people. Those who take equestrian courses pay an equestrian fee to cover the cost of materials and supplies used in that course.

The Suffolk County Office for the Elderly is an advocate for all senior citizens in Suffolk County. There are many agencies and organizations available to help victims of elder abuse and neglect. Free legal services are provided in thousands of civil cases each year, as well as legal support to community advocates to ensure that people with low incomes and disabilities have equal access to the civil justice system on Long Island. Suffolk County Transit bus tracking is now available on mobile phones, providing accurate arrival predictions. The Suffolk County Office on Aging is the designated area agency on aging under the Aging Act.

Students, university staff, teachers, seniors, police officers and recruits, high school students, family groups, residents of Suffolk County, and residents of other counties who renew their membership in the College Health Club can receive bills from the College for sports center membership fees. Suffolk County Accessible Transportation (SCAT) provides door-to-street service for people with disabilities throughout Suffolk County. To be eligible for resident tuition, a student must have a legal address for one year in New York State and six months in Suffolk County. The physical education service fee partially covers the additional costs of supplies, equipment, and special services associated with certain courses. Suffolk County permanent residents with valid permanent residence cards (“green cards”) are charged for resident tuition as long as they meet the residency requirements listed above.

NY Connects provides personalized advice to help you make informed decisions and can help you access available long-term services and supports to meet your current or future long-term needs. Students residing in New York State in a county other than Suffolk can be exempted from paying non-resident tuition if they present a certificate of residence from their home county before registering. People who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless should apply for assistance at a social services center.

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