Congress to Bail Out Social Service Agencies - NOT

It seems that the coming change in administration and Congress in DC will not see an increase in funds for social services. Rather hundreds of billions will be bled to 'fix' the banking, auto and financial industries. Meanwhile the collapse of the economy will increase the needs that private social service agencies attempt to fill.

Here is our list of local organizations that need our help to survive.

Please send us your list to and we will include them.


Padoquohan Medicine Lodge, Inc a 501 c3 organization on the Shinnecock Reservation helps with emergencies such as housing repairs and food, typically for single parent households.

Post Office Box 5078
Southampton, NY 11969

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center

Operates day care and after school programs and a food pantry.

P.O. Box 1197 

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

The Sag Harbor Food Pantry

at the Old Whalers Church
44 Union Street
Post Office Box 1241
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
ph: 631-725-0894

Shinnecock Cultural and Center Museum

Besides preserving the history and culture of some of Long Island's first peoples, the museum provides employment for several well trained professionals from Shinnecock

Budget cuts have threatened its existence and has forced the reduction in staff hours.

Contact the Museum: (631) 287-4923


Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum
PO Box 5059
Southampton, NY 11969