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Programs whose primary purpose is to maintain information about human service resources in the community and to link people who need assistance with appropriate service providers and/or to supply descriptive information about the agencies or organizations which offer services. The information and referral process involves establishing contact with the individual, assessing the individual's long and short-term needs, identifying resources to meet those needs, providing a referral to identified resources, and, where appropriate, following up to ensure that the individual's needs have been met.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADULT SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral Services and Reader's Advisory. Programs and Services include but are not limited to Book Discussions, Game Clubs, Films, Cooking, Author Lecture Series, Computers, French Conversation Groups, Online Book Club and Yoga.SuffolkADULT SERVICESQUOGUE LIBRARY
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesHelp people to navigate behavioral health services for themselves and loved ones, offers referrals and follow-up support, advocates with systems when individuals/families are struggling to find help.RocklandINFORMATION/REFERRAL AND ADVOCACY PROGRAMMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ROCKLAND COUNTY
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe SCRC provides a welcoming place where women and men can connect with valuable tools such as Internet access, free phone calls, information on many local agencies and their services. A hostess or other staff members are available to guide people to the resources they need in order to help them on their path to self-sufficiency.RensselaerSALLY CATLIN RESOURCE CENTERYWCA OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION (YWCA-GCR)
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvide information, referrals, and direct advocacy, regarding education, rights and responsibilities of school districts to parents of school-aged children.RocklandSCHOOL ADVOCACY PROGRAMVOLUNTEER COUNSELING SERVICES (VCS)
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesVictim Assistance Program is often the first point of contact for victims seeking information, compensation, advocacy and emotional support related to their new and unwanted status as victims of crime. Advocates can immediately draw upon the resources of OVS for the purpose of delivering direct services, including referrals to all appropriate resources throughout New York, particularly other OVS funded victim assistance programs and the established network of crime victim service providers, compensation claims assistance (including emergency OVS compensation claims assistance), information, personal advocacy and follow-up contact through in person contact, telephone, mail, and e-mail.AlbanyVICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES
ADVOCACY PROGRAMProvides information and referral and advocacy service to all of Brookhaven concerning problems with taxes, shelter, emergency services, utilities, etc.SuffolkADVOCACY PROGRAMBELLPORT, HAGERMAN, EAST PATCHOGUE ALLIANCE, INC.
A HELPING HANDProvides a searchable, online database of financial and practical assistance available for people with cancer. This comprehensive online tool features up-to-date contact information and descriptions for hundreds of national and regional organizations offering financial help to people with cancer. You can search by diagnosis, zip code or type of assistance.NassauFINANCIAL ASSISTANCECANCERCARE LONG ISLAND OFFICE
ANIMAL PROTECTION DIVISIONSeeks to end animal cruelty and suffering by tackling issues for all animals' well-being. Pet overpopulation is a main thrust of American Humane Association's work. Assists animal shelters across the nation, rescues animals during natural disasters, provides humane education, protects animals in film and addresses legislative issues in Washington, DC.ANIMAL PROTECTION DIVISIONAMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION
ANIMAL SCIENCE HELPLINEAnswers questions related to domestic pets and livestock. Offers referrals to other agencies as needed.SuffolkANIMAL SCIENCE HELPLINECORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides information and adaptive devices and techniques that enable greater independence and participation for people with disabilities in society. Information provided assists people with disabilities in defining their own technology and service needs.SuffolkASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND REFERRALSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
Case/Care Management ServicesThe Developmental Disability Program serves individuals developmental disabilities, and their families through advocacy, transportation and case management. The Department consists of the following components: outreach, case management, information and referral to additional services, “La Familia” activities for parents and caregivers, Medicaid service coordination, respite programs, family reimbursement and summer activities.MontgomeryDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY PROGRAM (DDP)CENTRO CIVICO OF AMSTERDAM
CENTRAL INFORMATION AND REFERRALConducts professional intake, assessment, and appropriate referrals for the poor, isolated, disadvantaged, and vulnerable on Long Island.NassauCENTRAL INFORMATION AND REFERRALCATHOLIC CHARITIES
CHILD FIND MEDIATIONRecovers parentally abducted children and helps to resolve parental custodial disputes through the use of: professional family mediators the toll free number for in-flight and contemplating parents preventative counseling for parents contemplating abduction of their children and referrals to additional agencies and services.CHILD FIND MEDIATIONCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
CHILD FIND PUBLIC INFORMATIONOffers safety materials for children and preventive counseling through A-WAY-OUT services. Also promotes awareness and prevention information about Child Find's safety program and services, and sponsors National Missing Children Day, May 25th. Also offers referral services when needed.CHILD FIND PUBLIC INFORMATIONCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral and Reader's Advisory. Programs from birth through fourth grade. Programs and services include but are not limited to Kids Yoga, story time, arts and crafts, toddler sign language, summer reading club and parent/child workshop.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESQUOGUE LIBRARY
COMMISSIONER'S RESPONSE UNITResponds to the County Executive's Constituent Affairs Unit, consumers, elected officials, consumer advocates, and other interested parties who contact the Commissioner for information, help, or advice regarding the Department programs.SuffolkRONKONKOMA OFFICESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/BAY SHOREProvides free walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/BAY SHOREFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/HUNTINGTON STATIONProvides free walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/HUNTINGTON STATIONFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/MASTICProvides free walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/MASTICFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/RIVERHEADProvides walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/RIVERHEADFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides workshops and seminars on Adolescent Suicide Prevention, Stress Reduction and Crisis Intervention at schools for parents, students and teachers for service groups and community organizations throughout Suffolk County. Staff consists of Masters level psychiatric social workers and professionally trained community educators. Also provides therapist referrals and a referral service. Call.COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMProvides resource and referral material to leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood cancer patients and their families.SuffolkCOMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
COMMUNITY SERVICESProvides information and referral to public and private agencies for landlord/tenant disputes, abuse, marital problems, child care, elder care concerns, housing needs, unemployment and weather related emergencies.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMAssists individuals who are deaf-blind in learning daily living and communications skills. Assesses individual's mobility and vision needs providing both training and customized mobility tools. Provides vocational assessment, job readiness training and job placement. Refers individuals to appropriate government programs and services. Services are provided in individuals' homes, work sites and communities.NassauCOMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
CONEXIONOffers a hotline that provides phone counseling and referrals in Spanish.CONEXIONRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
COURT INFORMATION CENTER-NASSAUProvides assistance to self-represented litigants with procedural and other court related information to help navigate the court system. There are over 50 forms and instruction brochures available on the website, and in the office.NassauCOURT INFORMATION CENTER-NASSAUNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-MINEOLA
COURT INFORMATION CENTER-SUFFOLKProvides assistance to self-represented litigants with procedural and other court related information to help navigate the court system. There are over 50 forms and instruction brochures available on the website, and in the office.SuffolkCOURT INFORMATION CENTER-SUFFOLKNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-CENTRAL ISLIP
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKProvides supportive services and education to patients in accordance with their psychosocial needs. Services are designed to identify and assist patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which might preclude health and/or interfere with maximizing patient care. Social workers are assigned to all inpatient medical, surgical, obstetrical, gynecological, ICU/PCU/HSU, coronary care and dialysis units as well as various ambulatory care units, including general medical clinic, emergency department, ob/gyn, satellite dialysis and home care services. Services can include information and referral, advocacy, assessment, counseling, referral and discharge planning, monitoring and crisis intervention. Call for information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKOffers social work services to all hospitalized patients and their families. Social worker help provide emotional support and counseling, address questions concerning benefits or entitlements, assist with the discharge planning process-including nursing home placement, and provide information about community resources. Call for more information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
EATING DISORDER PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPSProvides effective treatment for eating disordered patients and their families, and specialized training for professionals who treat them. Aims to educate the community about eating disorders, and to provide information and outreach services. Also provides a support group for Friends and Family of those dealing with an eating disorder so they can share experiences, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6pm-7pm. Call or check website for more information.EATING DISORDER PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT GROUPSCENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICESProvides written information and counseling by telephone appointment about the alternatives to hysterectomy and coping with the after effects of the surgery. Referrals are also available to physicians who specialize in conditions for which hysterectomy is recommended. Publishes newsletter, provides medical journal articles and holds conferences annually.EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICESHYSTERECTOMY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICES
Education ServicesAssists students who are experiencing non-academic problems, such as family, health, or financial issues. The connection center links students and their families to resources. RocklandCONNECTION CENTERSTATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK-ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
EDUCATION SERVICESProvides ongoing support and technical assistance to those interested in developing or expanding family child care homes or child care centers. Offers a variety of training opportunities to family providers, parents and center staff. Maintains job bank for those interested in child care employment.SuffolkEDUCATION SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
EMERGENCY HOUSINGProvides emergency, temporary housing for homeless families in congregate setting. Housing is located in Brentwood, Central Islip and Huntington Station. Staff assist residents to obtain permanent housing and provide the following services: entitlement advocacy, life skill training and referrals to vocational/educational programs, mental health and substance abuse referrals. Affiliated with Transitional Services of New York for Long Island, Inc.SuffolkEMERGENCY HOUSINGHAVEN HOUSE/BRIDGES, INC.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides confidential employee assistance services to LI workforce and family members. To make services available to any Long Island resident without the resources to pay for them. Assessment evaluation referral, short term counseling, alcohol and other drugs and addictions, grief and bereavement, mental health, elder care, legal, financial, parenting, marital, stress management, US DOT SAP Services.SuffolkEMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMLABOR EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMOffers initial assessment, crisis intervention, short term counseling. Information and referrals made for long term therapy and/or treatment. This is a contracted service.SuffolkEMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMTOWN OF ISLIP
EMPLOYER SERVICESProvides technical assistance for employers wishing to establish on-site or near-site child care resource and referral services as employee benefit. On contractual basis to employer, development and implementation of dependent care assistance plans, work site seminars on work and family issues. Offers monthly classes.SuffolkEMPLOYER SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
EMPLOYMENT READINESS INITIATIVEProvides job readiness preparation, case management, job placement and referral for supportive services to include education, substance abuse treatment and daycare. Walk-ins welcome. Call for more information.NassauEMPLOYMENT READINESS INITIATIVEEAC NETWORK
EPISCOPAL MINISTRIES OF LONG ISLANDProvides fundraising for the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island for its health, human, and social services throughout diocese.NassauEPISCOPAL MINISTRIES OF LONG ISLANDEPISCOPAL MINISTRIES OF LONG ISLAND
FAMILY BEHAVIOR SUPPORTProvides counseling, recommendations and behavior support strategies for developmentally disabled individuals and their families. Services are provided in family houses, in the community and other locations.SuffolkFAMILY BEHAVIOR SUPPORTDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGProvides assistance in gathering information on resources and consumer rights. Offers parent training for navigation of insurance, educational system and public entitlements. Provides linkage and referral for needed services.FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND TRAININGSICK KIDS NEED INVOLVED PEOPLE OF NEW YORK, INC.
FEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.Provides the following: information on the relationship of food additives on a person's behavior, learning and health, dietary program for the attention deficit, autistic, pervasive developmental delay and chemically sensitive individual and written materials that help determine and avoid salicylates in foods, medications and other areas. Also offers food shopping guide, and telephone support from peer parents. Newsletter available.SuffolkFEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.FEINGOLD ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S.
FOOD PANTRY ASSISTANCE AND COMFORT AIDS FOR THE SICKProvides food from emergency pantry and sickroom aids and runs social, recreational and educational programs.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
GOOD BEGINNINGS FOR BABIESHelps pregnant and parenting teens to develop good parenting skills. Pairs teens with mentors who provide role models and teach basics of baby care. Also offers counseling, education, referrals, and vocational rehabilitationNassauGOOD BEGINNINGS FOR BABIESNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
GREATER SAYVILLE FOOD PANTRYProvides food, information, referral and support services to individuals and families in need. Hot/prepared meals are not served. Food consists of canned and packaged goods. Food and cash donations welcomed.SuffolkGREATER SAYVILLE FOOD PANTRYGREATER SAYVILLE FOOD PANTRY
HANDS ON HUNTINGTONProgram assists seniors 60 years and over to remain in their own homes after retirement. Services offered: healthcare monitoring and screenings, connections to benefits and services, home maintenance assistance and minor repairs, counseling, case management and service coordination, and nutrition assistance, as well as social and recreational opportunities.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
HARRISON HALE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL & RESOURCE CENTERProvides community outreach services, educational support programs, information and referral services, employment preparation and more. Call for further information.SuffolkHARRISON HALE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL & RESOURCE CENTERCORNERSTONE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
HEALTHCONNECTHealthConnect is Stony Brook University Hospital's telephone helpline, providing valuable information to assist you in making informed healthcare choices. HealthConnect will help you find the care you need-simply by calling. Speak directly with a registered nurse or other specially trained healthcare professionals who will listen to your concerns and help you find answers to questions. HealthConnect provides the information you need to make educated choices about urgent or routine medical care, preventive medicine, or support services. And, a state-of-the-art computer network means that you will receive access to the most current information available.SuffolkHEALTHCONNECTSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
HEALTH UPDATE FOR SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIESOffers specialized primary care and geriatric consultative services to individuals 65 years and older with complex health problems and chronic medical conditions as well as to those who enjoy good health. Provides information about community programs for the elderly such as senior day care and free transportation to medical appointments, as well as medical evaluations for community-based resources. Also host support groups for adult children and spouses who serve as caregivers. For further information please call (516)663-2234.NassauHEALTH UPDATE FOR SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
HEALTHY FAMILIES HOTLINEProvides a toll free number which offers information and referrals about various health insurance options to the general public, and to community agencies. Geared towards families, and individuals either uninsured or underinsured, helping callers enroll in either Medicaid or Family/Child Health Plus. Provides information regarding health insurance applications.SuffolkHEALTHY FAMILIES HOTLINEST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
HOME HEALTHCARECoordinates individualized home healthcare by nurses or other skilled providers under a physician's supervision. Services include: registered nurses, infusion services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, wound and skin care specialists, social work, home health aides, and personal care aides. Specialized programs are available for heart failure management, stroke programs, diabetes management, psychiatric home care, pediatric home care, pediatric asthma care, and maternal/child home care. When necessary arrangements can be made for durable medical equipment, medical supplies, oxygen, laboratory services, and transportation.NassauHOME HEALTHCARELONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
Homeless ServicesWarming center which offers hot meals, place to sleep and shower and access to essential services.RocklandTHE INN - WARMING CENTERCATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ROCKLAND
HOTLINEOffers HIV/AIDS information including client services, education programs and screened community referrals. Full-time professional crisis counselors staff the Hotline from 9am-6pm Monday-Friday. Bilingual counselors are available 9am-5pm Monday through Friday, and the Hotline is TTY/TTD accessible.SuffolkHOTLINELONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCEAdministers the Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program in Suffolk County for the New York State Homes and Community Renewal and other public housing agencies. Manages the distribution of annual rent subsidies on behalf of Suffolk County residents. Rental Assistance Program assists eligible families to rent housing from the private rental housing market. Wait list is currently closed. Also administers the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) program and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program in Suffolk and Nassau County.SuffolkHOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCECOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
HUNTINGTON OPPORTUNITY RESOURCE CENTERProvides resume preparation, helps with job searches, explores career options, provides access to training, gives tips for interview success, job readiness, English as a second language classes, DSS applications assistance, nonprofit service referrals and fields general human services questions.The program is in partnership with Suffolk County Department of Social Services and the Department of Labor.SuffolkHUNTINGTON OPPORTUNITY RESOURCE CENTERTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELINGProvides clients with referrals for individual and/or family counseling. Services available in Spanish. Call for further information.NassauINDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELINGCHOICE FOR ALL, INC.
INFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMSOffers information and education programs for people with lupus, health care professionals and the public. Provides patient advocacy, an up-to-date lending library of books,videos and articles regarding Lupus and its complications, a referral list of physicians specializing in lupus, a quarterly local newsletter, a national newsletter, Spanish speaking outreach and a speakers bureau.NassauINFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMSLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides referral services in the areas of community organizations, health, housing, employment, social services, education, government issues and voter registration. Second location at 10 Third Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides information and referral to emergency food programs and other human services providers throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALISLAND HARVEST
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSProvides support, encouragement and information about deafness to families with deaf and hard of hearing children. Also provides referral services, resource lists and publication.INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSAMERICAN SOCIETY FOR DEAF CHILDREN
Information/Referral ServicesCatholic Charities operates the New York State New Americans Hotline, a statewide information and referral hotline that gives general information and referrals to appropriate service agencies in response to immigration and citizenship-related questions.New YorkNEW YORK STATE (NYS) NEW AMERICANS HOTLINECATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Information/Referral ServicesProvides information, technical assistance and referrals to individuals and organizations serving low-income New Yorkers in regards to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/ Food Stamp Program, Summer Food Service Program, and School Breakfast Program. This includes sample outreach materials, training manuals and other tools.AlbanyTECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, INFORMATION, AND REFERRALSHUNGER SOLUTIONS NEW YORK
JUNIOR/SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM-MENTAL HEALTHProvides meaningful volunteer opportunities for people who are in recovery from mental illness. Through the principals of peer support and self-help, companions strive to improve the quality of life for others receiving mental health services. The companions are placed in approximately 25 locations including adult homes, nursing homes and also private homes and spend time socializing, sharing wellness tools and providing companionship. This program not only offers volunteer opportunities but it is a pre-vocational program which offers weekly trainings and skill building activities to enhance abilities and readiness for gainful employment.SuffolkJUNIOR/SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM-MENTAL HEALTHFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
LAWHELPNY.ORGLawHelpNY is a legal information internet portal covering all of NYS, providing referral information to all the free legal services available covering 11 areas of law, Offers a library of more than 4,000 legal fact sheets on civil legal issues including housing foreclosures, evictions and landlord-tenant issues, divorce, consumer protection, debt, immigration rights and more. Also provides LiveHelp, an online chat option staffed by trained volunteers who can provide legal referrals. Program offers free legal information only, not legal advice. Special bi-lingual Spanish website available at www.ayudalegainy.orgLAWHELPNY.ORGPRO BONO NET
LAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICEProvides lawyer referrals and referrals to attorney mediators to match specific legal problems. Client must be able to pay the lawyer's fee. Reduced first half-hour service charge.SuffolkLAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICESUFFOLK COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
LAWYER REFERRAL INFORMATION SERVICEThe Nassau County Bar Association provides names of lawyers and contact information to match specific legal problems.NassauLAWYER REFERRAL INFORMATION SERVICEBAR ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
LINDENHURST YOUTH SERVICES BOARD INC.Provides supervised recreational programs, informal counseling/crisis intervention, special events, community outreach, education, information and referral services. Operates a drop-in lounge for neighborhood youth and homework help program is available.SuffolkLINDENHURST YOUTH SERVICES BOARD INC.LINDENHURST YOUTH SERVICES BOARD INC.
LONG ISLAND OFFICEProvides information and referral to people with cystic fibrosis and raises money for cystic fibrosis research.SuffolkLONG ISLAND OFFICECYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK CHAPTER
LONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONRegional initiative to bridge the gap between business and education. It targets businesses, academia, parents, students (kindergarten through college) and the community at large. Prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce and increases awareness of the educational and career opportunities that exist on Long Island. Provides development and oversight to school advisory boards. Supports presentations to agencies, professionals, parents and students that evaluate trends in the workplace. Also explores and develops ways to prepare a skilled workforce. Develops and supports collaborative efforts to academia, business and individuals. Seminars, job fairs, and resource coordination is available through website. Provides electronic internship clearinghouse for college and high school students.SuffolkLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITION
LONG ISLAND YOUTH FOR CHRISTProvides the Christian message of hope, forgiveness and love to teenagers from all denominations and backgrounds. LIYFC trains and motivates young people to be leaders and positive examples among their peers. Mobilizes church youth to service projects and individual acts of caring and love. Serves all of Long Island. Newsletter and Agency Brochure available.SuffolkLONG ISLAND YOUTH FOR CHRISTLONG ISLAND YOUTH FOR CHRIST
MEDICAID HELPLINEProvides telephone referral service to primary care physicians, dentists or other providers of medical services who accept medicaid.MEDICAID HELPLINENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
MINEOLA PARENT AND CHILD EDUCATION PROGRAM INC.Provides parent education workshops which offer information and referral on child development, positive discipline, and self awareness. Offers a newsletter as well as membership activities. Also offers behavioral intervention. Serves parents of Nassau and Suffolk counties. Call. Walk-in. On-site child care available periodically.NassauMINEOLA PARENT AND CHILD EDUCATION PROGRAM INC.HUMANISTIC CONSULTANTS, INC.
MOM'S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERSThis initiative is designed to educate consumers and health care providers about who is at risk for depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, the sign of these problems, and how to get help.NATIONAL CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMEUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
NASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTEROffers technical assistance and assistive technology services to consumers requiring rehabilitation technology including consultants to other agencies and school districts, on-site computer evaluations/training and referral, equipment modification, product demonstration center, repair/maintenance, funding asistance, public education.NassauNASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTERCP NASSAU
NASSAU COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETYA membership association for dentists in Nassau County. Offers members opportunities for furthering the education, information and skills of the dental practitioner and enables the dentist to update and provide acceptable and appropriate standards of treatment and care for the dental consumer. Nassau County Dental Society maintains a Peer Review system to assist patients and dentists in resolving matters of dispute dealing with quality of care matters. Through committees on Public Relations, Health Planning, Dental Care Programs and Health Agencies, the Nassau County Dental Society provides opportunities for educating the public community in the areas of dental health, care and services. Publishes The Bulletin bimonthly. Calendar of Events. Affiliated with the American Dental Association and The New York State Dental Association.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETYNASSAU COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-COMMISSIONERS OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIONOversees the administration of all Financial and Medical Assistance Programs, Protective Services to Children and Adults, and Foster Care programs and the Juvenile Detention Center. Establishes and maintains working relationships with Community, County, State and Federal Government and private agencies. Represents the County on The Board of New York Public Welfare Association.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-COMMISSIONERS OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIONNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-COMMISSIONERS OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATION
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-INFORMATION RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESMaintains inventory of services available in Nassau County. Makes referrals to appropriate resources within and outside the Department. Acts as a crisis unit for Temporary Assistance Program. Provides information on the Department's programs. Screens all written, telephone and in-person requests for services. Coordinates Emergency Night Service with day programs.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-INFORMATION RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-INFORMATION RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICES
NASSAU*NY CONNECTS HELPLINEProvides information and assistance on long term care services to persons of all ages. Also provides lists of possible sites for people to go for cooling purposes in extreme heat condition. Call for more information.NassauNASSAU*NY CONNECTS HELPLINENASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
NATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERProvides assistive technology evaluations and training for individuals, training and education for professionals, demonstrations and an on-site library. Serves people with disabilities of all ages and all ranges of disabilities with special education related services and vocation-related professionals. Serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the statewide area.NassauNATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERABILITIES, INC.
NATIONAL CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides information and identifies key challenges in child and maternal health, review relevant research, identify research gaps, intiate activities, and propose solution to advance the field. Visit the NCMHEP Coordinating Committee webpage for a full list of member organization, ( CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMEUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS, INC.Offers assessment, short-term mental health counseling, chemical dependency counseling, crisis management, stress management, information and referral, prevention workshops, managerial trainings and administrative referral and reports, and work/life balance. Call or visit website for further information.SuffolkNATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS, INC.NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS, INC.
NEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDProvides a food pantry and New Mother's Program. Call for more information.NassauNEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDLUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK
NEW LIGHT SANCTUARYOffers various services such as spiritual counseling, referral services, health and nutrition information, and information on alternative medicines.SuffolkNEW LIGHT SANCTUARYNEW LIGHT SANCTUARY
NUTRITION SERVICESThe Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition and health education plus health and human services referrals to low income pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, and infants and children up to the age of five who are at nutritional risk. WIC clinics are located at health centers operated by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services.SuffolkNUTRITION SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
OFFICE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLEResponds to all allegations of sexual abuse of a minor by a priest, deacon, or other religious officials. Responsibilities include initial report and intake, meeting with the complainant, notifications, notice to the accused, and disclosures to the victim. The Diocesan Review Board reviews the case and sends their recommendation to the Bishop. This agency also aids in restorative healing responses to victims, families, parishes and communications, immediate and ongoing intervention to repair harm and promote healing, coordination of medical evaluation and treatment services, spiritual guidance, identification of support groups and other social services and resources for healing. Also includes all safe environment initiatives for the Diocese. Call for more information.NassauOFFICE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLEDIOCESE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE
OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADEWorks in cooperation with other federal agencies and public and private sector groups to encourage and assist small business exports. Markets SBA's loan guaranty programs to small business exporters and lenders. Offers export information and resources and access to SBA International Trade Partners. Sponsors trade events and programs. See website for further information.SuffolkOFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADEUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF SIZE STANDARDSProvides a contact point for establishing new size standards and modifying existing ones. Develops and prepares regulations on size standards as needed following agency and federal government rulemaking procedures. Regulations determine which businesses are eligible for the SBA's financial and procurement assistance programs.OFFICE OF SIZE STANDARDSUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
ONLINE CRISIS COUNSELING - HEAR2HELPProvides individual crisis counseling online through our website. Community referrals also provided as needed.ONLINE CRISIS COUNSELING - HEAR2HELPRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
OPERATION:HOPE-NASSAU/SUFFOLK COUNTYDesigned to assist veterans and the families of active duty personnel deployed overseas. Operation:Hope van delivers food and supplies to the doors of Long Island veterans and their families two days a week. Also provides information and referrals to link veterans and military families with benefits and services that can help them. Restricted contributions accepted. Call or visit website for more information.SuffolkOPERATION:HOPE-NASSAU/SUFFOLK COUNTYISLAND HARVEST
ORGAN DONOR REGISTRYMakes referral calls at the time of a donor's death to the organ procurement organizations, and for body donation to universities. Educates the public about organ donation, serves as a national registry of informed potential organ donors, provides forms for people who wish to become members. Supported by members on a volunteer basis.ORGAN DONOR REGISTRYLIVING BANK
OSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTEROffers comprehensive and advanced approaches to detection and treatment of osteoporosis. Utilizes sophisticated bone density technology and medications and offers patients specially tailored exercise and educational programs.NassauOSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
OUR LADY OF PEACE PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides the following services: advocacy, information and referral, food pantry, limited emergency funds, bus tokens for transportation, employment programs, and companionship. Also offers bereavement counseling.OUR LADY OF PEACE PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYOUR LADY OF PEACE CHURCH
OUTREACH CENTEROffers advocacy, and information and referral. Provides a food pantry for families on Monday 6pm-7pm and Tuesday-Friday 11am-Noon. Soup Kitchen is held in the Parish Hall on Tuesday 6pm-7pm.SuffolkOUTREACH CENTERST. JOSEPH THE WORKER ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
OUTREACH/REFERRAL ASSISTANCERefers families and individuals in need of services to other appropriate human service agencies.NassauOUTREACH/REFERRAL ASSISTANCEE JOY COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER, INC.
PARISH OUTREACHProvides emergency food pantry and assists with referrals to other community resources.NassauPARISH OUTREACHOUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL PARISH
PARISH OUTREACHProvides the following services for residents of Oceanside: information and referral, advocacy, food pantry (Tues-Fri 10am-1pm) and vouchers, some volunteer transportation, clothing room (Tues-Fri 10am-1pm), referral services for eldercare, and companions and babysitters, and furniture through the St. Vincent de Paul Society.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. ANTHONY'S CHURCH OCEANSIDE
PARISH OUTREACHProvides advocacy and information for those in need including referrals to DSS. Food pantry is available.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. JAMES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/SEAFORD
PARISH OUTREACHOffers food pantry and limited supply of donated clothing, transportation to medical appointments, a referral service, and emergency financial aid. Holiday assistance with food and gifts available.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete services, such as information and referral, food, furniture, limited financial aid or holiday assistance, and friendly visits to the elderly. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. MARK'S R. C. CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACHProvides following services for people living within boundaries of the parish: advocacy information and referral food pantry volunteer driving funds for transportation to DSS referrals for clothing and furniture through the St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift shop and various support groups (bereavement, moms and tots, caregivers).NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. WILLIAM THE ABBOT R.C. CHURCH
PARISH OUTREACH CENTERProvides an emergency, 2 day supply of food one time per month from Community Emergency Food Pantry, and food as needed in the interim from the Outreach Office. Assistance with basic needs, rents and mortgages (when FEMA funds are available) and referrals when utilities are in arrears.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACH CENTERST. JUDE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRIESProvides limited emergency food (no perishables) and referrals to emergency shelters (cost is shared with other agencies if necessary). Also provides financial assistance to the immediate parish families only when needed. Offers Bereavement Programs or referrals to programs (suicide, death of children, widow, widowers, miscarriage and stillbirths) one on one Employment Network and various other services. Call for additional information.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRIESOUR LADY QUEEN OF MARTYRS
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRIESProvides information and referral, emergency food pantry, financial assistance, informal counseling, transportation, clothing, AIDS ministry, employment referrals, Rainbows for All God's Children, advocacy, crisis intervention, and substance abuse counseling.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRIESST. MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF EAST ISLIP
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides emergency services such as food, clothing, financial assistance, transportation and referral services to all persons residing in the Commack Community. Run in conjunction with St. Vincent de Paul Society. Call for further information.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYCHRIST THE KING ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYOffers assistance to those living within parish boundaries with food from the food pantry, advocacy, referrals and information for services such as utilities, Department of Social Services, healthcare, transportation, tax information, government services and senior advocacy.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYOUR LADY OF GRACE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides the following services for people within the geographical boundaries of the parish: information and referral emergency funds food pantry and vouchers individual and group counseling for substance abuse volunteer drivers educational workshops bereavement support groups and home maintenance for the elderly. Call Ministry for further information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. AIDAN PARISH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides the following services: advocacy information and referral food pantry assistance in obtaining clothing and furniture. Call for additional information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a food pantry and referral services for the members of the Long Beach community.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. MARY OF THE ISLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL/OUTREACH MINISTRYProvides crisis intervention and referral to appropriate services. Also has food resources to community members living within parish boundaries. Call for more information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL/OUTREACH MINISTRYCHURCH OF ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE
PATIENT AID PROGRAMProvides supplementary outpatient financial assistance to patients with leukemia, the lymphomas, multiple myeloma, Hodgkins and preleukemia as well as referral to other services in the community. Call for more information.SuffolkPATIENT AID PROGRAMTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTHProvides free community education programs. Meetings held at the Mineola Community Center, 155 Washington Blvd., Mineola. For further information please call (516)663-2234.NassauPERSPECTIVES IN HEALTHWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PHYSICIAN REFERRAL INFORMATIONTo locate a St. Francis Hospital physician in the specialty of your choice, call 1-888-HEARTNY.NassauPHYSICIAN REFERRAL INFORMATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
PHYSICIAN REFERRAL SERVICEProvides information and referral in selecting a physician best suited to meet individual needs.SuffolkPHYSICIAN REFERRAL SERVICEST. CATHERINE OF SIENA MEDICAL CENTER
PREVENTIONProvides services for youth and family, ages K-21 years. Offers education, prevention, formal and informal counseling, parenting education, crisis referral, job linkage, cultural arts, music, and community presentations. Appointment required. Call or visit for further information.SuffolkPREVENTIONNORTH SHORE YOUTH COUNCIL
PREVENTIVE SERVICESProvides direct services and referral services to outside providers to prevent children from being placed in foster care. Referral required. Please call for additional information. Services available in Spanish.SuffolkPREVENTIVE SERVICESSCO FAMILY OF SERVICES is a national, online resource for legal aid and pro bono attorneys, law professors and students, and related social services advocates. The site promotes collaboration and makes it easier for pro bono attorneys to get involved, saving them time and connecting them with opportunities, training events, mentors, and searchable libraries of practice resources they won't find anywhere else. The site is organized by topical "practice areas" and geographic regions, built and maintained by public interest leagl organizations and law firms throughout the country. boasts a total of 114,000 members. Some of our most popular sites include the NYC Pro Bono Justice Center and the ABA Military Pro Bono Project. In 2016 alone our Pro Bono Directories were used nearly 2 million times to find volunteer opportunities for pro bono attorneys.PROBONO.NETPRO BONO NET
PROCUREMENT MARKETING AND ACCESS NETWORKProvides an online database of information on thousands of small businesses. Serves as a search engine for contracting officers, a marketing tool for small companies, and a link to procurement opportunities and key sources of information, assistance, and training. Offers free registration to small businesses.SuffolkPROCUREMENT MARKETING AND ACCESS NETWORKUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PUBLIC INFORMATIONPublishes numerous directories, brochures, and booklets on subjects of interest to senior citizens, including a comprehensive Directory of Services, Caregivers Practical Help, A Guide to Long Term Care Services, and more. Coordinates speaker's bureau. Call for further information and/or published material.NassauPUBLIC INFORMATIONNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
REFERRALSProvides referrals for medical and genetic support to families of children afflicted with Tay-Sachs and allied diseases. Also makes referrals to parents outreach and on-going parent support groups. Referrals for current testing to area laboratories that participate in quality control program.REFERRALSNATIONAL TAY-SACHS AND ALLIED DISEASES ASSOCIATION/NEW YORK AREA CHAPTER
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVESProvides client advocacy, consulting and technical assistance to schools and agencies, assistance in developing local services, client follow-up services, information and referral, professional development and in-service training, public education and awareness and maintenance of client registry. Regional offices located throughout the United States.NassauREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVESHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSSelf-help support groups for relatives and friends of individuals with mental illness. The groups are professionally led. Group members discuss their feelings, ways of coping, and techniques in dealing with mental illness. Guest speakers will discuss topics such as social services and entitlements, medication management, estate planning, latest research, and various mental health services and programs in the community. Group meetings held throughout Suffolk County. Call for times and locations.SuffolkRELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
RESOURCE AND REFERRALProvides outreach services in the City of Glen Cove. Offers short term crisis counseling, health insurance sign ups, general information and referral for youth and their families. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE
RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESLinks parents in need of child care with appropriate child care centers, group family child care homes which are licensed by the state, family child care homes which are registered with the state, legally-exempt family child care homes, Head Start programs, school-age child care programs, summer camps, nursery schools, and pre-K programs. Recommendations or endorsements of a particular facility are not made, but the council educates parents about how to evaluate the facility/program according to individual needs. Provides information on financial subsidies and how to find quality child care.SuffolkRESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
RIVERHEAD FAMILY CENTEROffers residents of the east end towns a variety of services to assist individuals and strengthen families. Provides crisis intervention, family case management, information and referral, substance abuse treatment, education and advocacy aimed at promoting and maintaining family functioning.SuffolkRIVERHEAD FAMILY CENTERFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER PROGRAMS AND SERVICESOffers transportation for senior citizens through the Dial-A-Ride program within the Town limits for weekly food shopping, monthly banking and medical appointments. Offers Home Aide program which provides light housekeeping, shopping, laundry and errands for eligible seniors. Minor home repairs are also available. Homeowners only pay for the materials, not labor. Offers Meals on Wheels program which delivers hot noontime meals on weekdays to homebound seniors and/or those unable to cook for themselves. Call for further information.SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICESTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
SENIOR CITIZEN CLUBSProvides recreational activities, trips, parties, dances and information for seniors.SuffolkSENIOR CITIZEN CLUBSDEER PARK COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, INC.
SENIOR CITIZEN LAW PROJECTProvides representation, advice and referrals to Nassau County seniors relating to health care benefits, housing, wills and future planning concerns.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly. Offers AARP Defensive Driving and Senior Connections.NassauSENIOR SERVICESFARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly, including Senior Connections, AARP and Blood Pressure Screening.NassauSENIOR SERVICESHILLSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly.NassauSENIOR SERVICESLYNBROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly, including Senior Connections, Homebound Services, and Information and Referrals. Programs include arts and crafts, book discussions, and performances and films.NassauSENIOR SERVICESMASSAPEQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs of older adults 50 plus including Senior Advocate, Services for Seniors, Homebound Services, Income Tax Assistance, AARP Defensive Driving, Healthcare Counseling and Blook Pressure Testing. Please call for more information.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESSACHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly. Offers AARP, Blood Pressure Screening, and Homebound Services.NassauSENIOR SERVICESWESTBURY MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, caregivers and professionals working with the elderly. Offers AARP Defensive Driving.NassauSENIOR SERVICESWEST HEMPSTEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY
SHALOM INTERFAITH PROJECT, INC.Provides intake assessment, information and referrals for individuals and families seeking community social services and long term solutions. A certified social worker is available.SuffolkSHALOM INTERFAITH PROJECT, INC.SHALOM INTERFAITH PROJECT, INC.
SHELTER ISLAND OFFICE OF SENIOR SERVICESProvides information about available resources to senior citizens, family members and caregivers. Also provides a community gathering place that offers programs to help maximize independence and quality of life. Call for more information.SuffolkSHELTER ISLAND OFFICE OF SENIOR SERVICESSHELTER ISLAND OFFICE OF SENIOR SERVICES
SMITHTOWN PARKINSON THERAPY CENTERProvides an exercise and physical therapy program that caters exclusively to Parkinson's Disease patients, specifically tailored to the needs of each individual and administered by a staff doctor, licensed physical therapist, professional nurses and trained volunteer aides. Also provides functional exercises to help cope with Parkinson's disabilities, informal socializing, exchange of information and support groupSuffolkSMITHTOWN PARKINSON THERAPY CENTERSMITHTOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
SNAP EDUCATION AND ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCEProvides education and enrollment assistance related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP provides nutrition assistance to eligible low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. Services include a confidential prescreening, assistance in completing the SNAP application, explanation of benefits and resolving application issues.SuffolkSNAP EDUCATION AND ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE HEALTH AND WELFARE COUNCIL OF LONG ISLAND
SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a food pantry, advocacy, referrals, immigration counseling, financial assistance, transportation, employment service and free educational seminars.SuffolkSOCIAL MINISTRYST. MARTIN OF TOURS OUTREACH-AMITYVILLE
SOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKProvides a clearinghouse of parent resources that is an all encompassing information and referral service for parents of children birth through five. Creates and distributes a resource guide for parents. Warm line for parents to call for information, reassurance or referral as well as a coalition of Partners-in-Parenting comprised of community organizations serving parents of young children in Southwest Nassau County. Please call for more information.NassauSOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKFRIEDBERG JCC
SPARC-CENTRAL ISLIPOffers short-term intensive interventions for people living with HIV who are either newly diagnosed or previously diagnosed but not in care in order to successfully link them with medical care and case management services. Offers free rapid HIV testing.SuffolkSPARC-CENTRAL ISLIPSPARC
SPARC-RIVERHEADOffers short-term intensive interventions for people living with HIV who are either newly diagnosed or previously diagnosed but not in care in order to successfully link them with medical care and case management services. Also offers free rapid HIV testing. Respite and transportation services are available for clients of SPARC Consortium member agencies participating in each program. SPARC's Women's Care Coordinators work to ensure that clints are engaged and retained in care and are linked to other needed services in the community. SPARC's nutritionist offers comprehensive assessments, individual and group education.SuffolkSPARC-RIVERHEADSPARC
SPECIAL MOMS NETWORKEducates, supports and empowers mothers of special needs children, from birth through adulthood.SuffolkSPECIAL MOMS NETWORKSPECIAL MOMS NETWORK
ST. BONIFACE HUMAN SERVICESProvides emergency food, referrals, advocacy, minimal job referrals, and some emergency financial assistance for people living within the boundaries of the parish.NassauST. BONIFACE HUMAN SERVICESST. BONIFACE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES-CENTRAL INTAKEA centralized system that provides assessment for referral to the following treatment programs: Partial Hospitalization Program, Outpatient Mental Health Services, Continuing Day Treatment Program and Family Counseling Services. Call.NassauSUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES-CENTRAL INTAKEMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
SUFFOLK CHAPTER OF DEBORAH HOSPITALA volunteer movement to promote awareness within communities of the benefits of heart and lung surgical and medical procedures offered at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, N.J. Newsletter, Educational Material, Agency Brochure.SuffolkSUFFOLK CHAPTER OF DEBORAH HOSPITALDEBORAH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
SUFFOLK COALITION TO PREVENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG DEPENDENCIES, INC.Provides public understanding of alcohol and drug use/abuse and how they impact upon individuals, families and communities provides information, education and program development to Suffolk County individuals, families, businesses and communities through presentations and workshops to schools, civic, religious and fraternal organizations provides professional education program for alcoholism and substance abuse credentialing and re-credentialing promotes alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) prevention and advocacy, workshops and educational series for local community groups and businesses through COMPASS (COMmunity, PArent, School, Student) Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program. The formation of the COMPASS Coalition Training Academy of Long Island is targeted to selected Suffolk County Communities and will serve as a model in New York State.SuffolkSUFFOLK COALITION TO PREVENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG DEPENDENCIES, INC.SUFFOLK COALITION TO PREVENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG DEPENDENCIES, INC.
SUFFOLK COUNTY - CHAPTER #011Helps foster, encourage and promote the improvement of the condition of all veterans and their families. Offers two scholarships annually. Speakers Bureau available upon request. Meeting held at Brookhaven Parks Office, 286 Hawkins Road, Centereach NY 11720, the 4th Friday of each month at 8pm. Call for more information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY - CHAPTER #011VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.
SUFFOLK COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORKA membership association for dentists in Suffolk County. Provides referral information to the general public by dental specialty or by geographic location. Offers members educational and informational programs. Mechanisms also exist within the Society for the resolution of disputes between patients and member dentists. Also provides a speakers bureau in which dentists speak about a variety of topics. Topics include cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, orthodontics, children's teeth, implants, restorative dentistry and more. Available to schools.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORKSUFFOLK COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
SUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICESActs as a liaison between the women of Suffolk County and County Government. Provides and sponsors free conferences, workshops and seminars on health, legal issues and personal enrichment topics; operates a women's helpline which provides information, referrals, support, peer counseling and resource materials on topics which may include domestic violence, sexual harassment, legal rights, breast health, and mammography information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF WOMEN'S SERVICES
SUPPORT LINEProvides telephone calls to community members who are homebound or physically isolated who are suffering from psychological or emotional problems or who require a support system. Persons called can be self-referred or referred by physician, psychiatrist, mental health center, case manager, health care provider, or hotline counselor. Also provides therapist referrals and a referral service.SUPPORT LINERESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICEResearches the cause, cure and treatment of retinal degenerative diseases, Retinitis Pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and Usher's Syndrome. Also serves as a source of information, referral and education.THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICETHE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE
UNIONDALE COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC.Offers multi-service youth program providing recreation, afterschool programs, crisis intervention, information and referral, educational workshops, cultural enrichment, and a summer camp.NassauUNIONDALE COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC.UNIONDALE COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC.
URBAN LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND, INC.Provides a broad range of services to disenfranchised citizens of Long Island via employment and/or economic development, youth and senior citizen programs, social services, technology, education, training, health and community development.NassauURBAN LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND, INC.URBAN LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
VETERANS SERVICESServes the veterans of Brookhaven by gathering and providing information of benefits offered by the VA, State, County and local governments. This includes, but is not limited to matters pertaining to educational training, employment, health and medical services.SuffolkHOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES-VETERANS SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
VETERANS' SERVICESProvides quality service and advocacy for New York State veterans, armed forces members, their dependents and survivors, ensuring they receive benefits granted by law for their service to New York and the nation. Some of the services provided include: Career Assessment, Referral to Jobs, Contacting Employers on your behalf, Resume preparation assistance, Information on Federal, State and Local Civil Service Opportunities, Job Search Planning, Labor Market Information, Information on direct appointment to Civil Service positions and Referral to other agencies that provide services to veterans. Call for specific information and questions. Call the Toll-Free Veterans Employment Helpline at 1-800-342-3358. Also available are representatives in your area specifically trained to assist veterans in transitioning from the military, finding a new job or starting a new career. Contact your county office for current representative information.NassauVETERANS' SERVICESNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/NASSAU
VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMPrepares victim impact statements for victims of domestic violence and acts as their liaison to the Probation Department while the offender is being supervised. Also provides information and referrals for domestic violence services within the community, on how to obtain an Order Of Protection, victim's rights and safety planning. Call for more information.SuffolkVICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-CRIMINAL COURT DIVISION
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESVolunteers needed as telephone crisis counselors for agency's 24-hour hotline and the support line which provides telephone visits to homebound individuals. Training in crisis intervention communication skills provided, consisting of 24 hours classroom hours and 24 hours hands on training in conjunction with an experienced hotline counselor. Shifts are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Request commitment of one 4 hour shift per week for a minimum of 6 months. College-age and adults.VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
WIC-ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICEServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/post-partum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services. Call for site locations throughout Nassau County or check website.NassauWIC-ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WIC-AMITYVILLEOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-AMITYVILLESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC BRENTWOODOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-BRENTWOODSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-CORAMOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-CORAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-GLEN COVEServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services.NassauWIC-GLEN COVENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WIC-GREENLAWNOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-GREENLAWNSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-HEMPSTEADServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services.NassauWIC-HEMPSTEADNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WIC-PATCHOGUEOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-PATCHOGUESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-RIVERHEADOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-RIVERHEADSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-SHIRLEYOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-SHIRLEYSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-SOUTHAMPTONOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-SOUTHAMPTONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-WYANDANCHOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-WYANDANCHSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WOMEN'S SERVICESProvides information and referral between community, private and public agencies dealing with women and families in need. Special attention to health, affirmative action and family relations issues.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
YOUTH ACTIVITIESOffers youth programs such as bus trips to sporting events and amusement parks, aerobics, bicycle safety, golf lessons, horseback riding, playground program, salt water fishing, and tennis lessons. Will make referrals to other community youth activities.SuffolkRECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
YOUTH BUREAUProvides technical assistance, research, planning, program development and funding for community based youth service agencies. Also provides information and referral for the general public. Administers youth programs in Suffolk County including runaway, transitional independent living.SuffolkYOUTH BUREAUSUFFOLK COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU
YOUTH CENTERServices for youth ages 5-18 include Drop-In Lounge, arts and crafts, recreation and sports activities, Travel Basketballl Program, open gym, informal counseling, homework help, trips, and referrals.SuffolkYOUTH CENTERDEER PARK COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, INC.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICESProvides summer youth employment opportunities, employment workshops, and job training workshops. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE

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