Shelters in 11798 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.

157 E 3rd St
Huntington Station, NY 11746
4250 Sunrise Hwy
Massapequa, NY 11758
275 Saint Johns St
Central Islip, NY 11722
150 Gibbs Rd
Central Islip, NY 11722
196 Cornell St
Hempstead, NY 11550
16 Rosevale Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
921 Hawkins Ave
Lake Grove, NY 11755
245 Terryville Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
2 Marie Ln
Coram, NY 11727
11622 191st St
Saint Albans, NY 11412
11640 Guy R Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11434
685 Brookhaven Ave
Bellport, NY 11713
76 Church Ln
Middle Island, NY 11953
63 Stillwater Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
14016 45th Ave
Flushing, NY 11355
8917 Sutphin Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11435
1 Birch Dr
Stamford, CT 06902
9 Fairgate Dr
Stamford, CT 06902
55 Medford Ave Unit B
Patchogue, NY 11772
60 Union Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801
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