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    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of LGBTQ individuals and their interests. The LGBTQ population includes people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer or questioning.

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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)
    CENTER CAREProvides mental health and support services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adults ages 22-49 and their families and friends. Offers individual, couples, family and group counseling, a helpline to address issues, advocacy programs, referrals to health service providers and in service training for health care and human service providers. Call for informationSuffolkCENTER CARETHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TRAININGOffers training workshops on a variety of topics for health and human service providers who work with or are interested in learning about gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender seniors.SuffolkCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TRAININGTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    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
    Education/Training ServicesPromotes non-violent conflict resolution techniques to educators, parents and young people Workshops on conflict resolution concepts, communication, affirmation, mediation, bullying prevention, creative problem solving and bias awareness.RocklandNON VIOLENT RESOLUTION TRAININGCREATIVE RESPONSE TO CONFLICT
    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)
    Health/Medical Care ServicesFree confidential testing for HIV, sexually transmitted diseases (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, or Hepatitis C, Referrals for treatment, counseling and other resources.RocklandHIV, STD, HEPATITIS C TESTINGHUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (HVCS) ROCKLAND
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesOffers a helpline for individuals needing support regarding many issues impacting them as a gay or lesbian individual.WestchesterPEER SUPPORT SERVICESLOFT: LESBIAN AND GAY COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
    information/Outreach ServicesPromote and encourage schools to have days with special events that educate students and staff on safety and respect for individuals of LGBTQ and all students, irregardless of their orientation. Different Days of Action to take part in include Ally Week (October), No Name Calling/Celebrate Kindness Week (January), and Creative expression contest (February), Day of silence (April) WestchesterDAYS OF ACTIONGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN) - HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-WESTCHESTER SUB-CHAPTER
    Information/Referral ServicesOffers information and support to family and friends of gay, lesbian, transgendered individuals, also refer them to other agencies if other services are sought.WestchesterGAY AND LESBIAN RESOURCE INFORMATIONPARENTS, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides a lending library and free materials which focus on gay/lesbian, bisexual, and trans-gender issues. Also provides speakers to groups, organizations, etc who want to learn more about gay/lesbian issues.UlsterGAY , LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT RESOURCE INFORMATIONGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN)-HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-ULSTER SUB-CHAPTER
    Information/Referral ServicesLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning information is available. Provides a lending library and free materials which focus on LGBTQ issues. Also provides speakers to groups, organizations, etc who want to learn more about gay/lesbian issues.WestchesterGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT RESOURCE INFORMATIONGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN) - HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-WESTCHESTER SUB-CHAPTER
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information in various formats, an e-newsletter and a lending library. Also offers referrals to other community resources. Also advocates on local, state and federal levels to pass laws against discrimination, hate crimes, to marry, etc.WestchesterLGBT RESOURCE INFORMATION AND ADVOCACYLOFT: 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)
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers to speak to groups, churches, or other agencies who want to learn more, have public awareness of the issues which impact gay, lesbian and transgendered individuals and their families, in order to build understanding and support.WestchesterGAY AND LESBIAN EDUCATION WORKSHOPSPARENTS, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOfferings include 3-hour course on creating Safe Spaces; trainings on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth issues; consultations for school districts on inclusive school environments. UlsterSAFE SCHOOLS WORKSHOPGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN)-HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-ULSTER SUB-CHAPTER
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOfferings include 3-hour course on creating Safe Spaces; trainings on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth issues; consultations for school districts on inclusive school environments. WestchesterSAFE SCHOOLS WORKSHOPGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN) - HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-WESTCHESTER SUB-CHAPTER
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers an annual conference, Pride Work For Youth, that is primarily for middle and high school LGBTQ and straight students and staff, and also offers a Gay-Straight Alliance summit for students and advisers.WestchesterSTUDENT SUMMITGAY, LESBIAN AND STRAIGHT EDUCATION NETWORK (GLSEN) - HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER-WESTCHESTER SUB-CHAPTER
    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 ServicesA series of 6-8 week closed groups, for trans-sexual women, where each participant can examine his/her own personal experiences, which are framed in a political context, increasing awareness of how current power structures benefit from various "phobias" and "isms", including trans-phobia, bia-phobia, homophobia, racism, sexism, ableism, etc.WestchesterCONCIOUSNESS RAISING GROUPLAMBDA PEER SUPPORT SERVICES (LPSS)
    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 ServicesProvides education specific to anyone with questions about lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender issues.SullivanLGBT (LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER) SERVICESPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE MID-HUDSON VALLEY - SULLIVAN
    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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