Family Based Services

Taxonomy Code: PH-2360

Programs that provide a wide variety of social services that are designed to support healthy family development, improve the family's ability to resolve problems (such as poverty, unemployment, ill health, homelessness, substandard housing, educational difficulties, substance abuse, adolescent pregnancy, delinquency and physical and developmental problems) and prevent the need for unnecessary placement of children in foster care, group homes, inpatient substance abuse or mental health treatment programs, residential training schools or other alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Services may include home visiting services that focus on public health issues (especially prenatal), mental health and substance abuse counseling, home management instruction, success in a child care setting, parenting skills development, stress management, tutoring, pregnancy awareness and AIDS awareness; may be available to the community at large, to families at risk for dissolution or those currently in crisis; and may be offered by a single agency or a coalition of agencies that have agreed to provide services according to a coordinated case plan.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ACE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTERAssists individuals in recognizing obstacles in their lives, developing personal goals and skills to achieve those goals. Provides opportunities for individuals to experience personal growth, manage conflicts between family and employment demands. Assists individuals to improve job skills, expand problem solving abilities, master budgeting and time management. Also operates food pantry.SuffolkACE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTERECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
AFTERCARE PROGRAMProvides aftercare for anyone who has completed the Project Self Sufficiency Program and is no longer living in WHPDC housing. The Aftercare Program will be available for up to a year upon completion of Project Self Sufficiency. This program will grant access to the case managers for advice, guidance and advocacy on an as needed basis. The purpose of this program is to assist clients who have gained financial independence to ensure that they are able to remain self-sufficient upon leaving the more intense Project Self Sufficiency Program.SuffolkAFTERCARE PROGRAMWYANDANCH HOMES AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
FAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY PROGRAMAssists housing choice voucher tenants to become economically self-sufficient. Case manager meets with each family and conducts a needs assessment to determine appropriate support services and access to resources such as child care, transportation, job training, education, budget counseling, homeownership counseling and more.SuffolkFAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY PROGRAMCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONOffers New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County children, ages birth to 20 years old, who are unable to reside within their families of origin placement in three types of facilities-regular, therapeutic or emergency foster boarding homes. Provides placement in a community school/religious education, regular medical, dental and clinical services, case work services to the child, birth parents and foster parents and opportunities for recreational/cultural activities with foster family and community based organizations. Recruits foster parents to provide for the physical and emotional needs of the children.FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONMERCYFIRST
GETTING READY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLTaught by trained parent educators, this program is designed to prepare 6th graders for Middle School. Informative and practical parent/child activities in four week sessions that include: handling peer pressure, dealing with a bully, making and changing friends, manners and adults, becoming responsible and safe homes. Call. Serves Nassau and Suffolk counties.NassauGETTING READY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLCOMMUNITY PARENT CENTER
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
MANOR FIELD FAMILY CENTEROffers a variety of programs and activities aimed at strengthening and enriching family life. Provides home-based early intervention programs for children ages 5 and under, case management, advocacy, short-term counseling, information and referral. Also offers vocational counseling, career guidance and educational and recreational youth services.SuffolkMANOR FIELD FAMILY CENTERFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
NEW PATHS TO ACHIEVEMENT CAREER AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENTSelf-esteem and Vocational workshops, including stress management, assertiveness, parenting, communication skills, interviewing, maintaining a job, resume writing, etc. The goal is to assist low-income individuals to become self-sufficient by raising their self-esteem and employability. It includes job search assistance.SuffolkNEW PATHS TO ACHIEVEMENT CAREER AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENTLONG ISLAND CARES, INC., THE HARRY CHAPIN FOOD BANK
NONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMOffers short-term care to Nassau County boys under the age of 16 who are referred by the Nassau County Family Court due to Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) or Juvenile Delinquent (JD) offenses. Offers a full-time educational program in the on-campus school to help with a successful return to family, school and community. Services include case work counseling, 24 hour supervision, nursing services, medical care, dental care, pharmacological intervention, active family/guardian involvement, special education school setting, pastoral care, cultural activities, independent living skills training, crisis intervention, therapeutic, and a home like atmosphere with a structured, nurturing environment.NassauNONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSEProvides crisis prevention and response services to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities or complex behavioral/mental health needs, their families and caregivers with the goal of enabling individuals to remain in their home or community. Offers needs assessment develops and individualized crisis plan, recommends preventive and coping strategies for families/caregivers and provides referrals to appropriate agencies. Provides short-term therapeutic in-home supports, therapeutic emergency and planned Resource Center services for enrolled individuals. Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to community partners and organizations.NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSENEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
PARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAMProvides low-income families with the necessary skills and tools to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. The National Center assists underserved communities in replicating and expanding PCHP's proven school readiness program that builds early parent-child verbal interaction and learning at homeSuffolkPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAMCOMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHOLD TOWN, INC.
PARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAMProvides low-income families with the necessary skills and tools to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. The National Center assists underserved communities in replicating and expanding PCHP's proven school readiness program that builds early parent-child verbal interaction and learning at home.SuffolkPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAMWILLIAM FLOYD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
PERSON TO PERSON: CANCER SURVIVOR NETWORKA one-on-one support program patient to patient and family member to family member. Program may be limited by availability of volunteers.SuffolkPERSON TO PERSON: CANCER SURVIVOR NETWORKAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
PREVENTIVE SERVICES-WEST HEMPSTEADProvides services to prevent out of home placement for children whose families are referred by Nassau County DSS.. Outreach services include assessment of family concerns, intensive counseling, clinical services including individual and family therapy, referral to other necessary agencies, advocacy, parent education/groups, social/educational activities for the whole family.NassauPREVENTIVE SERVICES-WEST HEMPSTEADMERCYFIRST
RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERProvides a highly structured, nurturing, corrective experience for males, ages 12-16, who have serious adjustment difficulties. Assists in educational, social and coping skills for reunification with family and community. Special programs for hard to place juvenile delinquents.NassauRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERMERCYFIRST
RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITYServes boys, ages 10-17, who suffer serious emotional disturbance. Offers a highly structured, treatment oriented, cost effective alternative to placement in a psychiatric hospital. Located in McKeown House on the Syosset campus.NassauRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITYMERCYFIRST
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.
SUFFOLK REGIONServes as local cancer education resource to cancer patients, their families, medical and allied health professionals and the general public. Provides funds for research. The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem through research, education, advocacy and service.SuffolkSUFFOLK REGIONAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION

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