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    Mutual support groups whose members identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. Some groups may include intersex individuals. Groups may also be structured for the parents, children, heterosexual spouses or partners or other relatives or significant others of LBGTQ individuals. The groups provide an opportunity for members to share their issues and concerns with others in a safe, supportive environment. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    20 SOMETHINGOffers a bimonthly social discussion group for bisexual, gay, lesbian and transgender individuals between the ages of 20 and 29.Suffolk20 SOMETHINGTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesCommunity Center for lesbian, gay. bi-sexual, transgender, and questioning people, and their friends and family. Community events and fundraisers throughout the year. Discussion groups offered. Special groups include, Asge and Oloc for older members, Voices of Diversity, Men's discussion group, Women's discussion group, Center Family for members and their families. Operates HIV testing site sponsored by Planned Parenthood once every 6 months.UlsterLESBIAN, GAY, BI-SEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUESTIONING SUPPORT, INFORMATION, AND SERVICESHUDSON VALLEY LGBTQ COMMUNITY CENTER
    Counseling ServicesChoices Counseling and Consulting offers therapeutic services for a variety of psychological and emotional needs for adults, children and adolescents. Services include Individual Therapy, Couples Counseling, Family Therapy, and Group Counseling. Clients will receive a thorough assessment, diagnosis as appropriate, and work with a therapist to develop an individualized treatment plan to address the issues that brought them to therapy.AlbanyCOUNSELING AND SUPPORT GROUPSCHOICES COUNSELING AND CONSULTING
    Counseling ServicesProvides individual, family, and group counseling services for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered individuals of all ages, pre-teen through seniors, in a safe and confidential environment. Counseling for sexual orientation, anxiety and depression, difficulties with relationships, employment, substance abuse, parenting, or any issue which is unique to the individual's sexual orientation.WestchesterGATEWAY PROGRAMWESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER AND MARIA FARERI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
    GETTING BIOffers a monthly social discussion group for bisexuals ages 22 and older to share their thoughts, feelings and experiences. Also hosts events where participants can meet in a confidential, non-judgemental atmosphere.SuffolkGETTING BITHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    Information/Outreach ServicesProvides social, recreational and cultural activities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors.WestchesterSILVER CONNECTIONSLOFT: LESBIAN AND GAY COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
    LITE SOCIAL AND DISCUSSION GROUPDiscusses topics concerning politics, media stereotypes, feminism, racism, health care systems, current affairs and any other topic that connects to transgender people and allies. Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month 7:30pm-8:30pm.SuffolkLITE SOCIAL AND DISCUSSION GROUPTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    PRIDE FOR YOUTHProvides education, outreach and supportive services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning(LGBTQ) youth and their families. Offers weekly young adult and transgender support groups, individual and family counseling, free and confidential HIV/STD (up to age 45)screening and referrals to sexual health services. Also provides a Friday night drop-in-center for socializing with peers and drop-in short term counseling, as needed. Provides education, outreach counseling and supportive services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning(LGBTQ) youth up to age 30 and their families. Also provides a Friday night drop-in-center up to age 21 for socializing with peers and drop-in short term counseling, as needed. Provides social and educational groups for gay, bisexual and transgender young men (ages 17-26). Offers school based services to include outreach and individual counseling at targeted schools, gay straight alliance (GSA) coordination and workshops, and workshops on Homophobia, and Transphobia. Offers workshops to professionals on working with LGBTQ youth and creating safer schools.NassauPRIDE FOR YOUTHLONG ISLAND CRISIS CENTER
    Support Group ServicesA 6-8 week "closed" support group dealing exclusively with "Coming Out" topics. There are separate groups for men and women.WestchesterCOMING OUT GROUPSLAMBDA PEER SUPPORT SERVICES (LPSS)
    Support Group ServicesAn annual weekend retreat for high school students that offers workshops on current adolescent issues in a safe and fun-filled atmosphere. Since 1998, Common Threads has empowered youth to create a sense of community and affect positive change in areas such as diversity, health, personal safety, political advocacy, and combating discrimination.RocklandCOMMON THREADS YOUTH EMPOWERMENT RETREATCOMMUNITY AWARENESS NETWORK FOR A DRUG-FREE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT (CANDLE)
    Support Group ServicesProvides a support group for LGBTQ individuals with disabilities to talk, socialize, and participate in recreational activities.WestchesterGAY AND DISABLEDLAMBDA PEER SUPPORT SERVICES (LPSS)
    Support Group ServicesOffers a support group for family and friends of gay, lesbian or transgendered individuals to discuss concerns, issues and build understanding.WestchesterGAY, LESBIAN AND TRANSGENDER SUPPORT GROUPSPARENTS, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)
    Support Group ServicesProvides a support group for gay, tran-gendered, and questioning men who want to talk and encourage each other through life situations and issues.WestchesterMEN’S MEETUP SOCIAL GROUPLAMBDA PEER SUPPORT SERVICES (LPSS)
    Support Group ServicesOffers various support groups for gay or lesbians, such as those struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, for those who want support and encouragement to deal with hatred or intolerance, and for those dealing with life concerns with partners, family and friends, etc.WestchesterSUPPORT GROUPSLOFT: LESBIAN AND GAY COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
    Support Group ServicesThe Trans Youth Group is a monthly, open psycho-educational group for youth. It provides a safe, structured setting in which youth can discuss issues related to gender identity. Facilitated by experienced youth workers, topics include isolation, communication, victimization and decision-making. Confidentiality is maintained. The TRANS group meetings are NOT therapy sessions. Members are referred to appropriate resources whenever indicated.RocklandTRANS YOUTH GROUP - LGBTQ+/TRANSGENDERCOMMUNITY AWARENESS NETWORK FOR A DRUG-FREE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT (CANDLE)
    Support Group ServicesTrust is a weekly, open psycho-educational group for high school students. It provides a safe, structured setting in which youth can discuss issues related to sexual orientation. Facilitated by trained professionals, topics include isolation, communication, and decision-making. Confidentiality is maintained. TRUST meetings are NOT therapy sessions. Members are referred to appropriate resources whenever indicated.RocklandTRUST - LGBTQ+ PROGRAMCOMMUNITY AWARENESS NETWORK FOR A DRUG-FREE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT (CANDLE)
    Support Group ServicesAn ongoing, weekly support group for women, who were born an grown up female, and self identify as a lesbian, bisexual, or questioning their sexual identity, to share experiences and concerns. Much support and long lasting friendships have been established through this group.WestchesterWOMENS FRIDAY NIGHT SUPPORT GROUPLAMBDA PEER SUPPORT SERVICES (LPSS)
    Support ServicesPride Center staff provide assistance in locating a range of other resources available in the community, such as LGBTQ friendly businesses, groups, and organizations etc., as well as culturally competent providersAlbanyCENTER SUPPORTPRIDE CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION
    Support ServicesOffers worship services and one on one counseling to Roman Catholic and Episcopal gays and lesbians and their friends. In crisis counseling and general counseling offered in person and over the phone.DutchessGAY AND LESBIAN SUPPORTDIGNITY-INTEGRITY- MID-HUDSON
    Support ServicesProvides medical and sexual health services to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, including referrals for other resources and services in the community.ClintonLGBT (LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER) SERVICESPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Support ServicesSupport for family and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer people. AlbanyLGBTQ FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUPPRIDE CENTER OF THE CAPITAL REGION
    T.R.U.E. (TOGETHER, REAL, UNITED, AND EMPOWERED)Provides a space for young gay and bisexual men of color to talk openly and honestly about health, relationships, sexuality or anything that is important to the community.SuffolkT.R.U.E. (TOGETHER, REAL, UNITED, AND EMPOWERED)THE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    Youth Enrichment ServicesOffers services for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender and questioning youth (13-21) in order to foster a positive sense of self, reduce isolation and address high risk behaviors. There are two after school drop in centers, weekly support groups, individual counseling and advocacy, family counseling, education workshops, social activities and networking meetings to help foster alliances with other gay/straight teens.WestchesterCENTER LANEWESTCHESTER JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES (WJCS)

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