Road to Sustainable Homeownership

This program encompasses Foreclosure Intervention, First-Time Homeownership, Rental Counseling, and Financial Literacy.

Foreclosure Intervention Services

The Central Islip Civic Council offers a free foreclosure intervention program to Suffolk and Nassau Counties residents in need of assistance with a mortgage modification.

First-Time Homebuyer Program

The Central Islip Civic Council has built over 450 new homes for first-time home buyers. From 2-bedroom townhomes to 4 bedroom single-family homes, the Council is a leader in providing creative, affordable housing solutions.

Rental Housing Program

The Central Islip Civic Council offers various rental options for individuals and families seeking housing. Most are near major roadways, railways, and shopping.

Financial Literacy

Instructions are provided by certified counselors on issues of credit, including but not
limited to reporting, scoring, improving, and establishing credit. Emphasis is placed on the
importance of credit in today’s marketplace.

A budget review can reveal deficiencies and discrepancies which can lead a counselor to
a realistic recommendation. These sessions focus on unsecured debts and include an educational
component aimed at avoiding future hardships

Other Programs

Economic & Community Development

The Central Islip Civic Council actively encourages Economic Development in Central Islip, knowing strong business investment brings employment, housing, and recreation opportunities. The Council was instrumental in bringing the New York Institute of Technology, the Federal and County Court Complexes, Touro Law College, Cintas, College Woods, and others to Central Islip.

Community Events

The Central Islip Civic Council offers public events at no cost to families. These festivals, activities, expos, and/or workshops are open to all families interested in attending. The Historic Heines Homestead, home of the Central Islip Civic Council, is the perfect backdrop for a variety of events.

Emergency Food Pantry

The Central Islip Civic Council partners with Christian Cultural Center in providing an emergency food pantry for individuals and families in need. The pantry is open to Central Islip residents on Thursdays from 10 am until 3:30 pm.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to help the Council with a Good Cause?
Need to complete Community Service Hours?
Need to meet requirements for Scouts or Honor Society?