Community Support Fund

LIDA is proud to offer free/discounted services (doula, childbirth education, lactation support) for families experiencing one or more of the following:

  • the distress of a serious illness

  • death of a partner

  • single parent

  • teen mothers

  • postpartum depression (previous diagnosis or currently experiencing)

  • partner deployed (during birth or postpartum period)

  • Financial Hardship


If you believe you or someone close to you may qualify, fill out an application. Upon receipt of the application, you will be contacted by phone for further information.

LIDA received 44 applicants over the course of 2018.

Of those 44 applicants:

  • 32 birthed with doulas 

  • 5 were provided with postpartum services

  • 3 were provided strictly breastfeeding support (IBCLC or CLC visit)

  • 2 were provided with childbirth education services


Long Island Doula Association, Inc.

PO Box 555

East Islip, NY 11730

Tel 631.574.2205


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© 2014 Long Island Doulas Association, Inc. All rights reserved.

LIDA, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to promote the mutual advancement of the interests of it's members who may be, but are not required to be doulas.  As such, LIDA, Inc., cannot and does not accept any responsibility for the individual conduct of its members and any contracts between a member and her client are exclusive to the member and her client. 

Contact us at for information on  our association, our mission or our "Community Support Fund".  You may contact members directly from our "member lists" to discuss specific services.