Castaways 25 Chandler Sq, Port Jefferson, NY11777 Castaways is a non-profit pet boutique and animal adoption service in association with Save-A-Pet. Products include…More magnets, t-shirts and pet toys and gifts. The shop provides prospective pet owners with a more responsible option for adoption, as all animals are rescues from Save-A-Pet. Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue was founded in Port Jefferson in 1994 to provide protection and relocation to homeless companion animals. All store proceeds go towards pets in need at Save-A-Pet.
Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption 608 Patchogue Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY11776 Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue is a non-profit organization entering it's eleventh year in Port Jefferson. Since 1999, the…More group has helped find homes for 700 to 1000 animals per year. These are pets that have been found homeless, abandoned or are brought in by people who can no longer take care of them. The organization provides spay and neuter services as well as any necessary medical care, and they match the best pet for the person or family looking to adopt.
At the top of High Street are two buildings that contain the administrative offices and a residence for those in…More need. These buildings are home to Hope House Ministries. Founded on the principle of the Gospel that teaches every life is sacred and unique, this nonprofit organization has a mission to provide compassion and care "for the poor, the marginal and the wounded among us."
Funded mostly by donations, Hope House helps alleviate the burden on state welfare programs while providing more than just Band-Aid solutions. They offer a holistic approach to healing that includes assistance and counseling. Their focus is primarily homeless teens, young pregnant women and young mothers with children. Hope House Ministries attempt to help those who come to them without hope become empowered individuals to help them succeed in the future.
In 1973 the Roman Catholic Church of St. Gerard Majella was built. Since then, membership has increased so much that…More they are now raising money to build a new church. The current church serves not only as a center of worship, but also as a food pantry and a soup With the construction of a new building, members will spend less time setting up the church center for events, when it's not being used for mass, and more time doing their good works.
The church is very giving to the community. For more than 30 years it has been feeding the homeless and poor. Volunteer groups within the parrish form tight connections as they work, bringing them together not only in good will and charity, but also creating lasting friendships.
The church office is open daily and Sunday masses are at 7:30am, 9am and 11am. Weekday mass begins at 9am while Saturday mass is held at 5 pm. The church has many other programs and offerings for parishioners including choir, Bible School, Teen Groups and a large thrift shop that is run by volunteers, is stocked with donations and raises money for the poor.