Education/Outreach

North Fork Parent-Child Home Program

The North Fork Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) is a home visiting early literacy/parent support program that helps prepare young children for school success.  This free program is open to families that live in the Town of Southold, have children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years, and are eligible for public assistance or the free and reduced-price meal program. CAST is a certified site of the National Parent-Child Home Program. Contact Sarah Benjamin at 631-477-1717 to register.

ESL Classes

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered year-round to help adults learn the English language.  Instructors help students learn the alphabet, words, phrases and sentences in the English language. To register for these fun, interactive classes, call 631-477-1717

Computer Training

CAST offers beginning and intermediate computer classes.  We also offer classes in Microsoft Word and Excel.  If you are new to computers, need a refresher or are looking for more advanced skills to help you enter the workforce, contact CAST and we can place you in the right class for you.

Tutoring

CAST offers tutoring in reading and math for elementary school children after school and during school vacations.  Call 631-477-1717 if interested and we can work with you to schedule tutoring sessions at a convenient time and location.

Engage, Educate & Empower Workshops

In collaboration with community partners, CAST offers monthly workshops on subjects of interest to the clients we serve.  The topics include: Job Readiness, Budgeting/Personal Finance, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Nutrition, Planting & Herbs, Canning & Preserving, and more.  For more information, call CAST at 631-477-1717.  (we can post as we schedule them)

Workforce Connections

CAST works with our clients who are seeking jobs to connect them with local employers looking for staff to meet their needs.

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About

Since 1965, CAST has been serving low-income individuals and families on the North Fork of Long Island.  CAST helps struggling community members meet their basic needs in the areas of nutrition, clothing, energy, employment, and education…

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NEWS & EVENTS

CAST is a busy place! We have hundreds of visitors every week and various classes, workshops and events all year long. Check out what’s happening at CAST and how you can get involved. We rely on the generosity of the community to support our neighbors in need.

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SPOTLIGHT

CAST’s safety net has a wide reach. We serve seniors, children, single mothers, veterans, the working poor, people living with disabilities, the homeless, and those needing emergency assistance because of an unexpected crisis. We also rely on many volunteers to better serve the community.