Mission:

Volunteers For Wildlife is a non-profit wildlife hospital and education center founded in 1982, located in Locust Valley, New York.  We are a volunteer based organization dedicated to preserving Long Island, New York’s wildlife and natural habitats. Volunteers for Wildlife accepts and rehabilitates sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.  We strive to educate the public about Long Island's wildlife through education programs with schools, scout troops, senior centers and others.

If you have found an injured or orphaned animal, please call the Wildlife Advisory Telephone (516) 674-0982 or email us at: wildlifeadvisory@gmail.com.  After 5:00 pm, email is the best way to reach us.  One of our staff will return your call or email as quickly as our resources allow.

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Please do not leave injured or orphaned wildlife at our facility after hours.  Even if the animal is contained in a box, these animals will be vulnerable to attack by a predator before we arrive in the morning. Thank you.


Volunteers for Wildlife,Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable organization. Copies of our annual audited financial statements as well as annual IRS 990 and NY State CHAR500 reports can be accessed on the NYS Attorney General's Charity website http://www.charitiesnys.com.