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  • This publication of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger includes information on programs such as Food Stamps, WIC and School and Senior Meals, as well as a directory of soup kitchens, food pantries on Staten Island.
  • A schedule of the many different A.A. group meetings on Staten Island.
  • Contact information for Amethyst House, a halfway house for women in recovery from alcoholism and substance abuse.
  • Goodhue Center is a community center that has been providing services to the Staten Island community since 1912. The Center's beautiful 42 acre facility, made up of woodlands, ballfields, outdoor pool, pond, gymnasium, computer Learning Center and Center building, is the perfect setting for the many recreational, educational and mental health services offered which include Afterschool, Summer Day Camp, Teen, Tutoring, Nature, Sports and School Vacation Programs.
  • Free English classes in branch libraries on Staten Island, Manhattan and the Bronx.
  • The Spanish language version of "A Guide to Free Food and Assistance-Staten Island," published by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger.
  • "The Staten Island Inter-Agency Council for Aging (IAC) is an advocacy group established to identify and address the needs of Staten Island's elderly population. The Inter-Agency Council for Aging is comprised of over 65 organizations whose mission is to facilitate and promote programs and services for our aging population."
  • "Meals on Wheels of Staten Island, Inc. is a private not-for-profit agency whose mission is to provide two nutritious meals each day to those 60 years of age or older who can no longer shop for or prepare their own meals. The price is reasonable and the service is reliable."

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