The Port Washington Family Development Center is a satellite of the Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC) of Nassau…More County, Inc. EOC is the designated Anti-Poverty Agency of Nassau County devoted to the facilitation and strengthening of individuals and families to move them out of poverty.
Services provided include:
Nutrition: An Emergency Food Pantry and the means to refer individuals or families for additional assistance when warranted are available.
English as a Second Language:Referrals are provided as well as tutorial, homework assistance and other educational opportunities. Referrals are made when necessary for educational assistance, intervention and advocacy performed within the schools. Higher education assistance is provided, including information about EOC/CEDC Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program.
Senior Citizen Program:Advocacy is provided for Senior Citizens as well as Health and Nutrition workshops. The center serves as an employment site for Foster Grandparents and for seniors employed through the Senior Community Services Program.
Aid to the Foreign Born:Community Organization Advocacy and other services provided to the foreign born reflect those provided to the population at large. In addition, they receive Immigration Assistance, Court Advocacy and Translation, free Income Tax Services and Community Assistance and English as a Second Language program referrals.
Youth Development: Opportunities for youth leadership development through local Youth Councils is offered. Sports programs are provided. Recreation, tutorial and leisure time activities are conducted.