Family Court Intake

SPO Giacoppo (Central Islip) at 853-4246
SPO Bulkley (Riverhead) at 852-1939


To file an action (termed a petition) in order to gain entry to Suffolk County Family Court. Such petitions may concern: Custody, Visitation, Paternity and various Support issues. Riverhead Family Court Intake also prepares petitions for Orders of Protection.

Target Population:

Persons seeking service in the preparation of petitions to Suffolk county Family Court.

Special Features
 Intake services are located in two offices. For residents of Western Suffolk, Probation Intake is located in the Cohalan Court Complex, 400 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, NY. For East End residents, intake is located in the Riverhead County Center. Those seeking Family court Orders of Protection at the Cohalan Court Complex should go directly to the Family Court Clerk’s Office.