More than 250,000 Long Islanders are either medically underserved or do not have health insurance. This leads to a burden on families, health care facilities and communities as chronic illness and dependence on emergency care increase.

HIV/AIDS Grant Management

With more than 6,000 resident living with HIV/AIDS, Long Island has the highest number of AIDS cases of any suburban area in the nation and more cases than in 26 states. United Way of Long Island is the technical support agency for three sources of federal funds to provide resources for people who are HIV positive. Read More

Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)

United Way of Long Island spearheads several housing initiatives that address the needs of residential and special needs populations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. United Way of Long Island has developed green and energy efficient housing units for over 200 HIV Positive individuals and their families on Long Island. Read More

You Call The Shots

You Call the Shots (YCTS) aims to increase vaccine equity among adults across disproportionately affected populations including racial and ethnic minority groups, through partnerships that drive community-level action. Read More

Healthy Homes Long Island

Leading a healthy lifestyle starts at home. United Way of Long Island can arrange for a certified Long Island professional to conduct a FREE comprehensive Healthy Homes Energy Assessment of your home. Read More

SingleCare Prescription Savings Program

For Long Islanders without health insurance or who are in need of medications not covered by their insurance plan, there is help. SingleCare prescription drug discount cards are available through United Way of Long Island. Read More