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Student Services and Community Partnership

Contact: Department Head, Sarah Kiersh, Director of Student and Community Services
Phone: (631) 730-4595

Resources for students & families are available below as well as under Important Links.


Important Phone Numbers

  • Caregiver support & counseling: (631) 724-6300
    Family Service League offers free caregiver support and counseling to those caring for a loved one over 60 or someone with dementia.
  • DASH Crisis Center Hotline: (631) 952-3333
    The Family Service League DASH Crisis Center Hotline is open 24/7. Call the hotline at for immediate assistance.
  • Drug & alcohol support: (631) 730-4976 - Dr. Alison Herrschaft, Student Assistance Social Worker


McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The McKinney-Vento Act assists children and youth who do not have fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. For help or questions, please contact the District’s Homeless Liaison, Sarah Kiersh, at 631-730-4595 or at

Click HERE to read our district’s policies on the identification, enrollment, and transportation of students who are unhoused or are in temporary residences.


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