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Taxonomy Code: PH-1400

Programs that provide friendship and shared activities and/or appropriate role models for individuals who suffer from lack of company, loneliness or social isolation; who need emotional support from a "buddy" to cope with a difficult life situation; who need practice conversing in English; or who lack the companionship and guidance of an adult or figure or peer role model.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
APC PRESCHOOLProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(631)462-0303 or The Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauAPC PRESCHOOLARUMDAUN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
COMFORT KEEPERSProvides in home care services and living assistance allowing seniors and disabled individuals to live independently. Services include: companion care, personal care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, escorted transportation, errands/shopping, medication reminders, incontinence care, monitoring mobility and Alzheimers/Dementia care.SuffolkCOMFORT KEEPERSCOMFORT KEEPERS
COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH---COMPEER VETERANSMatches volunteers in one-to -one relationships with Nassau County adults and youth recovering from mental illness. Recruits, interviews, screens, trains and supports volunteers who agree to a one year commitment to visit their Compeer friend for a minimum of fours hours a month. Provides program participants with supportive friendship, advocacy, increased social interaction, positive role models and access to educational community activities.NassauCOMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH ---COMPEER VETERANSMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMS-COPIAGUEProvides services for Suffolk County residents age 18 plus who are in recovery from mental illness. Services include drop-in center, socialization, recreation, computer training, peer support, trips, arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, and holiday festivities. Light snack provided at each social.SuffolkEVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMS-COPIAGUEFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
EVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMS-PATCHOGUEProvides services for Suffolk County residents age 18 plus who are in recovery from mental illness. Services include: drop-in center, socialization, recreation, computer training, peer support, trips, arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, holiday festivities, and men and women groups. Light snack provided at each social.SuffolkEVENING SOCIAL PROGRAMS-PATCHOGUEFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
FRIEDBERG JCC AT TEMPLE AM ECHADProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauFRIEDBERG JCC AT TEMPLE AM ECHADFRIEDBERG JCC AT TEMPLE AM ECHAD
GARDEN CITY NURSERY SCHOOLProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(516)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauGARDEN CITY NURSERY SCHOOLGARDEN CITY NURSERY SCHOOL
GLAMOUR GALSOffers opportunities for teen girls to develop relationships with the elderly in their community through ongoing complimentary facials and makeovers at local senior homes. Also offers a leadership training institute with interactive workshops and public speaking exercises. Call for information.SuffolkGLAMOUR GALSGLAMOUR GALS
GRACE PLAYSCHOOLProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(516)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauGRACE PLAYSCHOOLGRACE PLAYSCHOOL
IN-HOME RESPITE SERVICESProvides in home services for Nassau County caregivers who are caring for older family member at home. Offers a regular weekly visit to relieve caregivers so that they can enjoy regular time off. Provides the older adult with a friend who will engage, stimulate and ensure a safe environment. Free nurses' assessment, affordable sliding scale hourly fee, and ongoing professional support and referral.NassauIN-HOME RESPITE SERVICESEAC NETWORK
INTERGENERATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAM-GREAT NECK SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERStudent volunteers from Great Neck High Schools are trained as volunteers. Program supervisor supervises student volunteers and makes assessment of seniors in program. Program identifies the continuing needs and networking resources for the homebound. Serves seniors 60 years and older. Serves the Great Neck, New Hyde Park, and Manhasset communities. This program is partially funded by the Nassau County Department of Senior Affairs as a Multi Service Senior Center.NassauINTERGENERATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAM-GREAT NECK SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERGREAT NECK SENIOR CENTER, INC.
JOHN'S PLACE MATTITUCKOffers homeless individuals a variety of services including shelter, companionship, clothing and AA meetings. Screens clients and makes referrals to appropriate Social Services programs. Program runs from November 1, through April 1 on Thursday nights.SuffolkJOHN'S PLACE MATTITUCKMATTITUCK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
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.
MERRICK COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOLProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250. This facility is approved to adminster medication.NassauMERRICK COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOLMERRICK COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL
NORTH SHORE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER, INC.Provides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(631)462-0303 or The Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250. This facility is approved to administer medication. This facility is approved to administer medication.NassauNORTH SHORE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER, INC.NORTH SHORE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER, INC.
OUR KIDS PLACE COUNTRY DAYProvides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at(631)462-0303 or The Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250. This facility is approved to administer medication.NassauOUR KIDS PLACE COUNTRY DAYOUR KIDS PLACE COUNTRY DAY
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
ROSEWOOD ON THE SOUNDA 46 bed facility providing housing, meals, supervision, and services to individuals no longer able to maintain their own homes or apartments. Offers some assistance with dressing, walking, bathing, personal hygiene, grooming, and other routines of daily living, as appropriate. Provides day care and short term stay, respite, recreational and case management services.NassauROSEWOOD ON THE SOUNDROSEWOOD ON THE SOUND
SAFE CHILD EARLY LEARNING CENTER, INC.Provides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at (631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauSAFE CHILD EARLY LEARNING CENTER, INC.SAFE CHILD EARLY LEARNING CENTER, INC.
SENIOR CENTER NETWORKProvides nutritious lunch programs(8 are lunch programs, 13 are full service senior centers) at 21 senior centers/locations throughout county. The congregate setting promotes socialization, and educational, recreational and health activities. Kosher meals also available at limited locations. Call for further information.NassauSENIOR CENTER NETWORKNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAMProvides and opportunity for seniors to serve as companions to developmentally disabled adults ages 21 and older. Offers a small stipend for low income seniors who act as role models and advocates Seniors must have a medical release, be free from critical illness, have a tuberculin test and must be low income.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES-HAUPPAUGENEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMProvides seniors with a nutritious meal five days a week at a low cost. Also provides socialization opportunities, participation in group outings, attendance at legislative forums in Albany focusing on issues relating to seniors, recreational activities, and guest speakers addressing issues and concerns of seniors, such as Health Medicaid/Medicare, Food Stamps, HEAP, counseling and low-income housing needs. The program also provides transportation to seniors for their medical and dental appointments, prescription drug pick-up, food shopping and other essentials and to family and nutrition services.SuffolkSENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
SOCIAL ADULT DAY PROGRAMProvides a safe, caring, stimulating environment for seniors who are not as independent as they once were or who have decreased physical or mental functioning yet do not require home or day health care or residential placement. Individual may require minimal assistance with daily activities such as eating, mobility, toileting, and showering. May also need companionship and socialization. Appointment required. Transportation required.SuffolkSOCIAL ADULT DAY PROGRAMST. JOHNLAND NURSING CENTER
SPANISH ALL YEAR, CORP.Provides OCFS Licensed Day Care. For further information or guidance in the location and selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at (631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at(516)358-9250.NassauSPANISH ALL YEAR, CORP.SPANISH ALL YEAR, CORP.
UNIONDALE-HEMPSTEAD SENIOR CENTERProvides a community based Senior Citizen Center. Offers socialization, recreation, and support services. Call for details.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SENIOR ENRICHMENTTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD

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