Support Groups

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Autonomous groups of individuals who share a common problem or concern, either directly or through their partners and families, who meet together on a voluntary basis, either in-person, by telephone or via the Internet, to fulfill a need, overcome a disability or cope with a crisis. Members of mutual support groups share their experiences, strengths and hopes and rely on one another for emotional support, information and resources. Included are professionally-facilitated groups, faith-based and secular 12-step models with or without professional participation, groups that use a set of guidelines prepared by a national organization or headquarters, and groups that have no professional participation and/or no specifically-structured format.

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ADOLESCENT SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for adolescents whose lives have been touched by cancer-related illnesses. Call for more information.NassauADOLESCENT SUPPORT GROUP1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
ADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMHelps asthma patients take charge of their condition by becoming active partners with their physicians in dealing with the illness. Through sessions held weekly, patients increase knowledge of the illness and medications, improve ability to recognize symptoms, expand coping skills and enhance early intervention techniques.NassauADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
ADULT CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS SUPPORT GROUPOffers meeting the first and thired Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm. Call for further information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
ADULT PROGRAMSOffers recreational and educational leisure time activities to adults which may include defensive driving classes, mah jongg, museum adventures, and breast and ovarian cancer support groups.SuffolkADULT PROGRAMSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
ADULTS GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A PARENT/GRANDPARENTProvides an 8 session support group for those who have lost a parent or grandparent. Registration required. Call for information and schedule.SuffolkADULTS GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A PARENT/GRANDPARENTBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
AL-ANONOffers a support group for families and friends of those with drinking problems. Registration not required. Meets every Saturday, 6:30-8:30pm. Meeting rooms vary.SuffolkAL-ANONJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
AL-ANONProvides support for families and friends of alcoholics as well as anyone affected by the disease. Meetings are held on Sunday at 8pm in Boardroom 1. Call for additional information.SuffolkAL-ANONST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
AL-ANONProvides a weekly support group for families of alcoholics. Sunday 7:30pm-9:00pm, Ruth C. Laboda Conference Room C.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
ALATEEN GROUPProvides self help group for children who are relatives/friends of alcoholics. Call or connect to web site for meeting time and locations.SuffolkALATEEN GROUPAL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS/SUFFOLK
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUSProvides a support group for men and women with a desire to stop drinking, and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. Meets 9:30am every Sunday in Conference Rooms 3, 4, and 5, Wednesdays 10am in Conference Rooms 1 and 2 and Saturdays 11am-12pm in Conference Rooms 1 and 2. Call for additional information.SuffolkALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
ALM RECOVERYProvides all-inclusive 12-step program to overcome alcohol/substance abuse, codependency, overeating, and other problems and maladaptive behaviors. Assists individuals in achieving personal and spiritual growth. Serves teens and adults in Brookhaven, Islip, Smithtown.SuffolkALM RECOVERYABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH OF GOD
ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA DISEASE CARE CENTERSpecialized 40-bed care center for patients with alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Opportunity to transfer to skilled nursing facility, when need arises. Offers a family support group.SuffolkALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA DISEASE CARE CENTEROUR LADY OF CONSOLATION NURSING AND REHABILITATIVE CARE CENTER
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUPSProvides a support group for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease and related patient disorders.SuffolkALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUPSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONNational organization dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and other liver diseases through research and education. Offers support group meetings. Serves the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Orange and Rockland counties and Northeastern New Jersey. Call for further information.AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONAMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISION
AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMProvides guidance and support to couples and singles in selecting, developing, and implementing individualized, domestic or international adoption plans. Services include consultations, home studies, workshops, annual conference, support groups and newsletters. Also offers special programs serving families in the Jewish community.AMETZ ADOPTION PROGRAMJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
ANGER MANAGEMENT THROUGH CREATIVE EXPRESSION FOR CHILDREN, TEENS AND ADULTSOffers workshops, one-day seminars and support groups for children, teens and adults on understanding anger, and raises awareness of thoughts and feelings that are associated with anger and other emotions. Offers the opportunity to work one-on-one or as a family with a professional. Approved for court mandated clients.SuffolkANGER MANAGEMENT THROUGH CREATIVE EXPRESSION FOR CHILDREN, TEENS AND ADULTSSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
ANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEProvides information about adoption, support groups for adoption related issues, and conferences with over 100 workshops on various adoption topics statewide. Call for more information.NassauANNUAL TRI-STATE ADOPTION CONFERENCEADOPTIVE PARENTS COMMITTEE, INC.-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAThe ADAA promotes the early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders and is committed to improving the lives of those who suffer from them. Members include clinicians and researchers who treat and study individuals with anxiety disorders and their families, and other interested individuals. Offers written materials and Referrals to Health Care Providers. Call about support groups and for more information.ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE PROGRAMAn exercise program designed to increase range of motion of the joints and to increase muscle tone. The program is recommended for older adults, people with other chronic conditions and those who wish to tone up gently. Locations across Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE PROGRAMARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
ASPERGER SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM ASSOCIATIONProvides support and education for families, individuals, and professionals affected by Aspergers Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and other Pervasive Developmental Disorders through support programs, website, a mailing list and a newsletter. Call for further information.SuffolkASPERGER SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM ASSOCIATIONASPERGER SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM ASSOCIATION
ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.Provides information and referrals to persons endeavoring to cope with age related Macular Degeneration. Maintains a Members hotline to update members on current information on research.ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.
ASTHMA SUPPORT AND EDUCATION GROUPOffers scheduled meetings focusing on asthma education and provides professional guest speakers.SuffolkASTHMA SUPPORT AND EDUCATION GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
ASTHMA SUPPORT GROUPSOffers support for individuals suffering with asthma and asthma related problems. Meets monthly. Call for dates and times.NassauASTHMA SUPPORT GROUPSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
AXYSProvides mutual support group, educational materials and programs, newsletters, and e-mail support lists in addition to website based information for individuals affected by sex chromosome aneuploidy (extra X or Y chromosome). Also provides telephone support for parents with prenatal diagnosis of Klinefelter Syndrome.AXYSAXYS
BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPProvides information and support for individuals considering bariatric surgery both prior to and post surgical intervention.SuffolkBARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
BELLEROSE FREE TO BE ME CODA GROUPProvides a fellowship for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Program includes Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition principles and Twelve Promises practices. Open meetings. Call for schedule and times.NassauBELLEROSE FREE TO BE ME CODA GROUPCO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS
BEREAVEMENT GROUPSOffers a bereavement group for persons who have lost a loved one. Led by a certified professional grief therapist. Bereavement services may include weekly individual and group counseling sessions, special groups sessions for children. Training for grief and bereavement therapy for counselors, educators, therapists and other health care professionals. Bereavement care programs are offered to church groups, schools and civic organizations. Call for support group times and dates and further information.SuffolkBEREAVEMENT GROUPSEAST END HOSPICE, INC.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPProvides individuals who are experiencing the loss of a loved one with information about the grieving process, coping strategies, support and opportunities to discuss their feelings and common issues. Call for more information.SuffolkBEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPProvides support for spouses and adult children who have experienced the death of a loved-one within the past year. Meets in eight-week sessions, three times a year, at the Women's Center, Huntington Hospital.SuffolkBEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEProvides understanding and prevention of brain injury through education, advocacy, research grants, and community support services. Provides a Family Help-Line and Resource Center for individuals with brain injury. Educates the public through media campaigns, and publications. Conducts educational conferences, seminars, and training programs designed for medical professionals, trial lawyers, family members and persons with brain injury. Call for more information.BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEBRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPOffers support group for those who have had breast cancer or are undergoing treatment.NassauBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPProvides a professionally staffed support group for patients and survivors of breast cancer. Registration is required. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group, in conjunction with Town of Islip Breast Cancer Coalition, for patients, survivors, and their families. Group meets 7-8:30pm in the 5-Tower Classroom. Registration is required.SuffolkBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN WITH RECURRENCEProvides a discussion group for women who have recurrent breast cancer. Call for more information. Prior registration required.SuffolkBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN WITH RECURRENCEHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT-NEWLY DIAGNOSEDOffers support group for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, and those still undergoing treatment. Call for more information.NassauBREAST CANCER SUPPORT-NEWLY DIAGNOSED1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPProvides support, education, and encouragement to women who wish to breastfeed. Addresses issues such as fatigue and time management, milk supply concerns, management of fussiness, consoling techniques, returning to work, child care considerations and more. Educational materials are also available in Spanish. Call to register.SuffolkBREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPProvides support and education for new mothers who are breast feeding.SuffolkBREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
BREAST HEALTH CENTEROffers the following services for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer: laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, social services, radiography, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, CT Scanning, Computerized Tomography, nuclear medicine and ultrasound in addition to a full-range of psycho-social and nutrition services. The Tumor Registry has a database of over 6,700 cases established since January 1983. The center also offers support groups for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Other support groups are for their caregivers, spouses and significant others. In addition there is an extensive library of books, pamphlets and videotapes on risk factors and prevention.SuffolkBREAST HEALTH CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
BRIGHTER FACESOffers support group for children and adults with craniofacial and cleft palate/lip and their families along with monthly speakers. Call for meeting information.SuffolkBRIGHTER FACESBRIGHTER FACES
CANCER SUPPORT GROUPProvides opportunities for individuals dealing with cancer related illness to discuss relevant issues in a comfortable atmosphere. Call for schedule.NassauCANCER SUPPORT GROUP1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSProvides support for individuals suffering with cancer. Call for dates and times.NassauCANCER SUPPORT GROUPSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CANCER SUPPORT SERVICESOffers a variety of support services including inpatient/outpatient social services, psychosocial counseling, dietary counseling/support, pastoral services, hospice referral/care, bereavement counseling, cancer education programs, telephone referral/consultation services and numerous support groups.SuffolkCANCER SUPPORT SERVICESHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
CANCER WELLNESS PROGRAMOffers a comprehensive wellness and aftercare program for cancer survivors and support services for their families.NassauCANCER WELLNESS PROGRAMSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAMOffers a 12-week plan with three 1-hour exercise sessions per week to men and women with coronary problems in an attempt to help individuals maintain healthy hearts and return to life's mainstream. Provides support and guidance for families.NassauCARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CARDIOLOGY SERVICESProvides inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology services. Operates coronary care unit providing intensive care/monitoring/therapeutic interventions to adults with acute cardiovascular problems. Also operates cardiac telemetry unit for patients requiring ongoing monitoring but not intensive care. Performs electrocardiography, echocardiography, stress echocardiography, stress myocardial perfusion, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), cardiac catherization, electrophysiology studies (EPS), coronary angioplasty, and pacemaker implantations. Sponsors various various free cardiac support groups/educational programs.SuffolkCARDIOLOGY SERVICESSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
CAREGIVER'S SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for caregivers who are caring for Alzheimer's patients and those with other serious, chronic illnesses.SuffolkCAREGIVER'S SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPS-PORT JEFFERSONOffers support groups and educational seminars for caregivers of persons with Alzheimers or a related dementia.SuffolkCAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPS-PORT JEFFERSONCOMMUNITY PROGRAM CENTERS OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPS-RONKONKOMAOffers support groups and educational workshops for caregivers of persons with Alzheimers or a related dementia.SuffolkCAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUPS-RONKONKOMACOMMUNITY PROGRAM CENTERS OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPProvides professionals to address issues and interaction and peer counseling within the group. Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30pm. Call for schedule/information.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP-ELMONTProvides a mutual support group for caregivers, family members and friends of the frail. Offers support, guidance and information at monthly meetings. Call for more information.NassauCAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP-ELMONTNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG BEACHConducts mutual support group for caregivers of the frail elderly. Provides facilitator/coordinator at meetings. Meets monthly at Long Beach Public Library. Call for further information.NassauCAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG BEACHNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPSOffers meetings the second and last Wednesday of each month at l:00pm. Call for details.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
CAREGIVING SUPPORT GROUPSProvides coping strategies, resources and peer support for those caring for a spouse, parent or friend. Meetings are held once a month. Do not meet in the summer. Call for more information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SENIOR ENRICHMENTTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
CENACLE RETREAT HOUSEOffers individual and group spiritual retreats. Publishes annual calendar of events and offers Prayer-Faith support group for women who have/had cancer. Also has a Prayer Enrollment Office. Call for information.SuffolkCENACLE RETREAT HOUSECENACLE RETREAT HOUSE
CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDERSOffers a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and treatment for pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders for children birth-18. The program offers multidisciplinary clinic evaluations and day patient care that includes individualized treatment, medical and nutrition management, and parent training/support.CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDERSST. MARY'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROGRAMOffers medically supervised hospital stay during which drug/alcohol dependent patients return to a drug-free state. Provides medical, nutritional, educational and support services. Requires patients to participate in daily self-help meetings, group and individual counseling sessions. Works closely with families, employers, referral agencies to meed patient needs. Develops discharge plan and makes after-care arrangements. Maintains strictest privacy/confidentiality standards.SuffolkCHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROGRAMSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS-NASSAUProvides continuing education through meetings, support groups, and resource materials for children and adults affected by attention deficit disorders. See website or call for meeting dates. Meetings held at East Meadow Jewish Center (1400 Prospect Avenue, East Meadow).NassauCHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS-NASSAUCHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS-NASSAU
CHILDREN COME FIRSTOffers group and individual counseling for children ages 5-12. Sessions deal with divorce, alcoholism, emotions and interpersonal relationships. Call for further information. Appointment required.SuffolkCHILDREN COME FIRSTHEART AND SOUL COMMUNITY COUNSELING, INC.
CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include vocational activities, crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIESProvides a range of programs and activities to help fill the gap in family-centered services for families and individuals affected by the ASD spectrum (Aspergers Syndrome). Activities include a recreation group, social skills group, sibling support group, parent and grandparent support group, tutoring, mentoring and babysitting for families affected by ASD. Call for further information.NassauCHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIESTHE MARION & AARON GURAL JCC
CHOICES OPEN OUR LIVES PROJECTProvides an after school program for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls that addresses social, emotional and developmental issues facing young women. Objective is to empower young women by developing leadership skills and self-esteem, and deter at-risk behaviors.SuffolkCHOICES OPEN OUR LIVES PROJECTNORTH FORK WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER
CHRISTIAN NURSING REGISTRYProvides RN's, LPN's, Home Health Aides, and support groups to lessen the burden on family members of the ill. Offers a large subdivision of vent and trach certified RN's for children. Also tries to maintain the patient at home for an ideal level of comfort. Offers a speakers bureau. Call for more information.SuffolkCHRISTIAN NURSING REGISTRYCHRISTIAN NURSING REGISTRY
CHRONIC FATIGUE SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Epstein-Barr, CFS or CFIDS and Fibromyalgia. Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7pm (Beginners Meeting) and 7:30pm (Regular Meeting) in Conference Rooms 3,4, and 5.SuffolkCHRONIC FATIGUE SUPPORT GROUPJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
CLEAN HANDS AND PURE HEARTOffers various support groups for men and women who have experienced the effects of sexual violence due to pornography. Call for more information.SuffolkCLEAN HANDS AND PURE HEARTLONG ISLAND CITIZENS FOR COMMUNITY VALUES
CLIENT SERVICESOffers case management services, bilingual and minority services, harm reduction education, referrals to housing assistance, client advocacy, emergency financial assistance, home delivered meals, a PLWH/A support group, prevention education and client recruitment outreach for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offers diversity outreach, alcohol and substance abuse education programs, home delivered meals to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, HIV CTR and STI CTR. Call for further information.SuffolkCLIENT SERVICESLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
COMMUNITY AND YOUTH BUREAU PROGRAMSOffers drug and alcohol counseling, crisis counseling, job development and referral, tutoring, Homework help, Improvisation teen theater, peer leadership training, drug prevention, support groups, environmental issues group, grandfriends, social skills group, young families group, home safety programs, basketball and recreational activities. Parent resources available.SuffolkCOMMUNITY AND YOUTH BUREAU PROGRAMSREACH CYA
COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a variety of educational programs, health screenings, and self-help/support groups. Offerings change frequently. Call for current schedule or visit Community Event Calendar on website.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICESOffers community education and support groups including programs for mental health and substance abuse , smoking withdrawal , bereavement, and several groups for those living with cancer. Also provides health education speakers for numerous senior centers, schools, and community organizations.NassauCOMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICESMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTERProvides a complete program of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. It offers expert help to adults and teenagers with seizure disorders who have not yet been definitely diagnosed and to those who have already had a diagnosis of epilepsy but are seeking improved management or control. The Center's program includes a combination of services for inpatient and outpatient care. Services include: diagnosis of epilepsy and related conditions, establishment of a medication plan considering factors such as seizure control, behavioral/cognitive manifestations and toxicity, a four-bed epilepsy unit with on-line computer analysis for continuous EEG and video monitoring, clinical trials of investigational drugs, evaluation of intractable seizures for the surgical treatment option, preoperative and postoperative care following surgery, psychosocial assessment and rehabilitation referrals and educational and social support groups.NassauCOMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER OF LONG ISLANDProvides diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders through inpatient and outpatient services, neuropsychological evaluations, electrocorticography, surgery with brain mapping, Vagal Nerve stimulator surgical inplants, and epilepsy support groups genetic counseling is also provided. Call for appointment/information.SuffolkCOMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER OF LONG ISLANDST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
CONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHOffers a monthly support group for families and friends of those with mental illness. Partnered with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:00pm-5:30pm, Conference Room 1.SuffolkCONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
COUNSELING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDRENProvides counseling and case coordination for victims of domestic violence and their children who are referred by Children's Protective Services. Crisis appointments, group counseling, and safety planning available. Call for more information.SuffolkCOUNSELING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDRENVICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
COUNSELING SERVICESProvides youth counseling, family counseling, and support groups for students. Contract agency of the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau.SuffolkCOUNSELING SERVICESNORTH SHORE YOUTH COUNCIL
DAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/PORT JEFFERSONProvides adult day services including socialization, therapeutic recreation, entertainment, games, crafts, light exercise, music, interaction with children, breakfast, and lunch. Also offers special program for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or related disorders. Support groups for caregivers available. Transportation is available.SuffolkDAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/PORT JEFFERSONCOMMUNITY PROGRAM CENTERS OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
DAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/RIVERHEADProvides adult day services including personal care services, recreation, entertainment, games, crafts, light exercise, music, interaction with children, breakfast, and lunch. Also offers special programs for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or related disorders and those with early onset Alzheimer's (under age 60). Also offers support groups and educational events for caregivers. Transportation is available.SuffolkDAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/RIVERHEADCOMMUNITY PROGRAM CENTERS OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
DAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/RONKONKOMAProvides adult day services including personal care services, recreation, entertainment, games, crafts, light exercise, music, interaction with children, breakfast, and lunch. Also offers special program for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or related disorders and those with early onset Alzheimer's (under age 60) . Also offers support groups and educational events for caregivers. Transportation is available.SuffolkDAY HAVEN ADULT DAY SERVICES/RONKONKOMACOMMUNITY PROGRAM CENTERS OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
DEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORKOffers support group for individuals suffering from compulsive debting. National office (Debtors Anonymous World Service) located at P.O.Box 920888, Needham, MA 02492-0009. Meetings at various locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call for more information.DEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORKDEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORK
DEMATTEIS CENTER FOR CARDIAC RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONOffers a wide range of fitness, preventive and wellness programs, as well as health screenings and educational programs. Programs include: screening programs, community education programs, fitness programs, cardiac education courses, cardiac emergency skills, cardiac nutrition courses, and cardiac support groups. Call for more information and catalog of course offerings.NassauDEMATTEIS CENTER FOR CARDIAC RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF CANCER CAREOffers ambulatory and inpatient treatments for patients with a wide variety of cancers conduct clinical trials and special surgical and radiation techniques services help diagnose, provide treatment and supportive care including chemotherapy, pathology, radiology, complimentary medicine, pain management, hospice, physical therapy and nutritional support.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEWNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEW
DIABETES CARE CENTEROffers a comprehensive diabetes education and training program for those with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Provides participants with the tools and information that will enable them to achieve blood sugar control, help prevent diabetes related complications and enjoy optimal health. This program has received the distinction of being recognized by the American Diabetes Association for providing quality self-management education. Also offers diabetes support group as well as juvenile diabetes club. Call for further information.SuffolkDIABETES CARE CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
DIABETES CLUBProvides education and support on Diabetes and its treatments. Registration required. Groups meets at the Home Care Conference Room, Swezey Medical Pavilion, 103 W. Main Street, Patchogue. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkDIABETES CLUBBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
DIABETES CLUBTeaches strategies for understanding, managing, and living with diabetes, including gestational diabetes.SuffolkDIABETES CLUBSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
DIABETES EDUCATION CENTEROffers men, women, and children, who are diet-controlled, taking oral medication or injecting insulin, education programs to help them manage their condition. In addition to individual consultations with a diabetes nurse specialist and registered dietician, group classes are available for adults and special learning and support groups and are tailored to children.NassauDIABETES EDUCATION CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DIALYSIS SUPPORT GROUPOffers support group for patients and their families. Meet quarterly. Call for schedules.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
DIGNITY SUFFOLKServes adult gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgendered Catholics. Provides religious and social activities. See website for event calendar.SuffolkDIGNITY SUFFOLKDIGNITY SUFFOLK
DISABILITY PEER COUNSELING PROGRAMPeer counseling is provided by individuals who have personal experience with a disability. Discussion groups and individual sessions allow participants to share experiences and feelings concerning disability issues in an open and supportive environment. Participants gain unique knowledge, hope and insight from others in similar situations, and they come to feel better about themselves and their futures.SuffolkDISABILITY PEER COUNSELING PROGRAMSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
DISCUSSIONSProvides an informal, ongoing chat for people whose lives have been touched by cancer.NassauDISCUSSIONS1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
DISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAM-NASSAU COUNTYServes people who have been displaced from their careers as unpaid homemakers. It offers services to help with the challenges people in these situations often face. Some people have trouble finding: Child care; Transportation; Housing; Basic necessities; Jobs; Others may face: Emotional challenges; Medical needs and Legal problems. Services include: Crisis intervention; Counseling; Referral to community service agencies; Assertiveness training; Decision-making training; Assessment; Resume writing; Job search strategies and Job clubs. The final goal is for people to become employed and economically independent. If you or someone you know can benefit from this program, visit or call the center nearest you.NassauDISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAM-NASSAU COUNTYNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/NASSAU
DON MONTI CANCER CENTEROffers comprehensive cancer diagnosis/care, including: diagnostic and interventional radiology nuclear medicine sentinel lymph node biopsy breast care center. Also provides inpatient/out-patient chemotherapy, investigational treatment, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, surgical oncology, pain management, physical therapy/rehabilitation services. Offers children visitation, 24 hour visiting, overnight accommodations for family members and a wide variety of support services.SuffolkDON MONTI CANCER CENTERHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
DOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLANDA parent run, volunteer organization made up of families and individuals touched by Down Syndrome. Its main objective is to unite the local Down Syndrome community so that they may share information, support, resources and experiences.SuffolkDOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLANDDOWN SYNDROME CONNECTION OF LONG ISLAND
DROP-IN PROGRAMProvides a supportive environment for individuals with mental health disabilities to meet, socialize, share a meal, and explore their community. It is a perfect avenue to practice learned community and life skills through field trips, arts and crafts, music, games and sports.SuffolkDROP-IN PROGRAMSAYVILLE PROJECT COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM
EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides home based/center based program for children from birth to 36 months who have an identified developmental disability, including speech delay, pervasive developmental delay, cerebral palsy, genetic disorders, and physical disabilities. Services includes speech/language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work services, parent/child groups, family/caregiver support groups, parent training, family counseling, and on going service coordination. Call for more information.NassauEARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMTHE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
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
EMOTIONS ANONYMOUSOffers a 12-step program for people with emotional problems. Meets every Sunday from 3pm-5pm in Conference Rooms 3, 4, and 5.SuffolkEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS-HICKSVILLEOffers a self-help group based on the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous for people with emotional problems such as negative thinking, anxieties, phobias, depression, fear, etc. Must have the desire to become well emotionally. International Services EA - P. O. Box 4245, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104 (651)647-9712.Meets on Thursday 8pm-10pm in the Convent basement.NassauEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSEMOTIONS ANONYMOUS INTERNATIONAL
EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF ST. JUDEProvides spiritual guidance, religious services and support for their congregation. Also provides various cultural and educational programs. Call for additional information.NassauEPISCOPAL CHURCH OF ST. JUDEEPISCOPAL CHURCH OF ST. JUDE
FAMILY SUPPORTFor those who have had cancer or are undergoing treatment, their family and friends.NassauFAMILY SUPPORT1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
FATHER'S RIGHTS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE-LONG ISLAND CHAPTERSeeks, through equal parenting rights, to ensure that children maintain a continuing, nurturing relationship with both parents after divorce or separation. Advocates for fair parenting laws, offers assistance to families in crisis and provides peer support to members along with resource materials and referrals to service providers. Issues addressed include separation agreements, child custody, child support, spousal support, paternity and maintenance/alimony. Meetings facilitated at the Levittown Public Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, NY. Call for meeting schedule.NassauFATHER'S RIGHTS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE-LONG ISLAND CHAPTERFATHER'S RIGHTS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
FIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUPA support group, run by LI CFIDS Association, for persons with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Group meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:30pm. Call for further information and schedule.NassauFIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
FOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUSOffers a twelve step group that deals with the issue of food addiction. Call for more information.SuffolkFOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUSFOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUS
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
FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYOffers information and referral, monthly meetings, support networks, social events and newsletter. Call or visit website for additional information.FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTYFOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY
FRIENDSHIP NETWORKHelps to alleviate the feelings of isolation and loneliness that people feel due to their illness by providing an opportunity for adults suffering from schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, depression or other personality or mood disorders to develop friendships and social skills. Referral required.NassauFRIENDSHIP NETWORKNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL-QUEENS/NASSAU
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS-LONG ISLAND INTERGROUPSelf-help groups serving families, relatives and friends of gamblers. Call or visit website for meeting times and locations.NassauGAMBLERS ANONYMOUS-LONG ISLAND INTERGROUPGAMBLERS ANONYMOUS-LONG ISLAND INTERGROUP
GAY FATHERS OF LONG ISLANDOffers a social and semi-support group for gay men who are parents. Meetings are hosted at members' homes. Call for further information.SuffolkGAY FATHERS OF LONG ISLANDGAY FATHERS OF LONG ISLAND
GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER PROGRAMProvides counseling, education, and empowerment for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. An appointment is required. Call for further information. Provides letters and consultations for gender reassignment surgery.SuffolkGAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER PROGRAMHEART AND SOUL COMMUNITY COUNSELING, INC.
GENERAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORTFor widows, widowers, or those who have lost parents, relatives or significant others. Meets at the Home Care Conference Room in the Swezey Pavilion. Call for information.SuffolkGENERAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORTBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
GLUTEN INTOLERANCE GROUP OF LONG ISLANDProvides education and support to persons suffering with gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis and gluten sensitivities. Also supports doctor education, medical research and community awareness to make a gluten free diet easier to follow and help Celiacs to live healthy lives. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month (except Jan, Feb, Jul & Aug) at 7:30pm, at Hibernian Hall, 27 Locust Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702. Call for more information.NassauGLUTEN INTOLERANCE GROUP OF LONG ISLANDGLUTEN INTOLERANCE GROUP OF LONG ISLAND
GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN SUPPORT GROUPOffers a meeting the second Wednesday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:00pm. The meeting runs from 7:00pm-9:00pm.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
GREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONOffers lectures, workshops, seminars, and newsletters providing the most up-to-date information on health and wellness, including nutrition, exercise, reduction of toxins in the home, and environmental safety. Provides guidance and support for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families, with information on the latest scientific progress in detection, treatment and recovery. Networks with regional and national Breast Cancer organizations and national health organizations.NassauGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITION
GREYSHEETSProvides a support group for individuals with eating disorders. A subsidiary of Overeaters Anonymous. Meets Saturdays, and Sundays 9:30am-10:30am in the New Life Center, Room B.NassauGREYSHEETSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
GROUP COUNSELING-SYOSSETOffers group counseling to all cancer patients, relatives and spouses of patients. Special groups for lung patients and caregivers. Various groups offered at other times; call or check web for more information. Group counseling is offered at CancerCare's office in Syosset.NassauGROUP COUNSELING-SYOSSETCANCERCARE LONG ISLAND OFFICE
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
H. E. A. L.Provides support and guidance for bereaved adults through weekly evening discussion groups. Geared to adults who are coping with a loss of another adult, either the death of a family member, friend or parent. Not designed for those suffering loss of a child or adolescent sibling. Staffed by trained volunteers. Sponsored by and meeting held at Saint Thomas of Canterbury Church. Meets every Tuesday at 7:30pm. Call for more information.SuffolkH. E. A. L.ST. THOMAS OF CANTERBURY CHURCH
HEALTH PROMOTION, SCREENING, AND CURRENT WELLNESS PROGRAMSOffers screenings for cancer, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other conditions. Prior to the flu season, physicians and nurses provide free flu inoculations for seniors, working in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Health. Current Wellness Series are scheduled accordingly.NassauHEALTH PROMOTION, SCREENING, AND CURRENT WELLNESS PROGRAMSWINTHROP 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
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTERProvides full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for all types of hearing and speech disorders. Serves all ages, infants through geriatric patients, and offers both in-patient and out-patient care. Features hearing-aid dispensary, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy program, voice laboratory, and newborn hearing screening program. Approved by early intervention and physically handicapped children's program for diagnosis/treatment of speech and hearing disorders. Offers various support groups for parents, cochlear implant patients, laryngectomy patients, and the hearing impaired. Call for current schedules.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTER SUPPORT GROUPSOffers various support groups throughout the year in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Center. Parents of Hearing Impaired Children Support Group, 7pm, first Wednesday of the month. Cochlear Implant Patients and the Hearing Impaired Support Group, 7pm, second Wednesday of every month. Laryngectomy Support Group, 10:30am every Thursday. Call to confirm schedule.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTER SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HEART CLUBProvides education and emotional support for heart patients and their families.SuffolkHEART CLUBHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
HEPATITIS C SUPPORT GROUPProvides support for persons with Hepatitis C and their families. The group meets the 1st Monday of the month from 7pm-9pm at the NSUH at Plainview. Call for more information.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEWNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEW
HERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACEProvides the opportunity for those who have Alzheimer's or Dementia the chance to engage in social and recreational activities led by trained staff and volunteers who are understanding and accepting. It also provides the caregiver with respite time. Family members are encouraged to take part in monthly meetings where they have the opportunity to ask questions of the staff, discuss how the participant is doing in the program and share experiences and useful information with one another, as a means of mutual support. Activities include group discussions, cognitive activities including voice, number and memory word games art and music classes led by specialists in these fields, exercise including strengthening, stretching and range of motion, supervised outdoor walks, intergenerational activities, ongoing assessment and help in maintaining skills of daily living, pet therapy in cooperation with North Shore Animal League. Participant must be 60 years old, a Nassau County resident, diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, under the care of a physician, able to feed self with minimal assistance, continent, and be able to benefit from the program. This program is partially funded by Nassau County Department of Senior Affairs and the New York State Office for the Aging as a Social Model of Adult Day Care Program.NassauHERRICKS ALZHEIMER'S DAY PROGRAM OUR SPACEHERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
HEWLETT HOUSEProvides a free, psychosocial community and state-of-the-art learning resource center. Offers basic components of therapy and support, education and socialization to breast cancer victims, their families and care givers. Also offers free wigs, prostheses and brassieres to uninsured people who are undergoing breast cancer treatment. Serves all those touched by breast cancer and related cancers. Serves all of New York State. Walk in.NassauHEWLETT HOUSE1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
HIV/AIDS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAMProvides youth and adult peer education strategies and skills to foster awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS, as well as support to persons infected and affected by the HIV/AIDS virus. Outreach includes youth and adult conferences and workshops, participation in health and community fairs, and peer educator training.NassauHIV/AIDS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAMLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
HIV/AIDS SERVICESProvides targeted outreach and HIV prevention education, case management services, support groups, and counseling services to HIV infected individuals. Services are available to HIV individuals and their families. Call for further information outreach and support group activities have varied hours.NassauHIV/AIDS SERVICESCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
HIV/AIDS SERVICESProvides counseling, testing and support services. Call for any questions or referrals related to HIV/AIDS.NassauHIV/AIDS SERVICESMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESMedicaid Waiver program for emotionally handicapped children and adolescents 5-18 years. Designed to avoid placement in a residential psychiatric facility or a psychiatric hospital. Services include Intensive Care coordination, family support, skill building, respite care, parent training and crisis response. Call for further information.NassauHOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
HOPE AND HEALING CENTERProvides assessment and age appropriate support group placement for children and young adults and for adults experiencing grief and loss. Also offers crisis intervention and counseling. Bereavement services available to the community. Call for an appointment. Alternate location: Suffolk Family Bereavement Center, 14 Shore Lane, Bay Shore.NassauHOPE AND HEALING CENTERNORTHWELL HEALTH - HOSPICE CARE NETWORK-WOODBURY
HUMAN SERVICE CENTERStaffed by a host of highly qualified professional counselors, the Human Services Center serves thousands of adults and young people in the course of a year. Included in the counseling services are individual, marital and family counseling, addiction counseling including alcoholism, co-dependency, eating disorders and sexual abuse. The center also serves as a meeting place for various therapy groups and several twelve-step program SuffolkHUMAN SERVICE CENTERHOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICAPromotes research, family support and advocacy for individuals/families affected by Huntington's Disease. Call for more information.HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICAHUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for those who have Huntington's Disease as well as family and friends of those with Huntington's Disease. Call for more information.SuffolkHUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CAREProvides short-term, inpatient psychiatric care after voluntary or involuntary admission to Southside. Addresses major depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric diagnoses. Offers psychotropic medication management, 12-step programs, individual/group/family counseling, electroconvulsive therapy, support/educational/recreational groups, activities of daily living, medical stabilization, and medical management of comorbidities.SuffolkINPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARESOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESProvides a multidisciplinary evaluation for children 3-5yrs, a 2 1/2 hour integrated classroom with individual or group therapies. Typical children, ages 3-5yrs, may enroll in the class paying a tuition fee. Also provides parent education programs and parent support group.SuffolkINTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSESBUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.Focuses on the needs of breast cancer patients and families. Its mission is to serve the people of the Town of Islip confronting this disease and to provide education, outreach and support in enhancing their quality of life. Help and services are provided to qualified Town of Islip residents through its Lend a Helping Hand program. Additionally, the coalition provides support and assistance in promoting research into prevention and treatment.SuffolkISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.
JEWISH ASSOCIATION SERVING THE AGINGProvides comprehensive social services to elderly persons and their families in New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Identifies and responds to the needs of the most vulnerable elderly- the frail, the poor and the isolated- through direct provision of service, support of family and neighbor, and social policy advocacy. Service include; information and referral, case management, benefits advocacy, counseling on personal and family problems, health services, housing, assisted living and long term care. Senior Center, home care, home delivered meals, adult day care, mental health services, elder abuse and victim services, and senior housing are available in different locations throughout New York City and Long Island.NassauJEWISH ASSOCIATION SERVING THE AGINGJEWISH ASSOCIATION SERVING THE AGING
JUST US-TEEN BEREAVEMENTGROUPProvides Bereavement Support Group for children ages 13 years and older. Registration is required. Meets for 8 sessions Tuesday evenings. Call for more information/schedule.SuffolkJUST US-TEEN BEREAVEMENT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
KRASNER PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTERServices provided at the KPC are based on cognitive-behavioral treatment models, which address the “here and now” and the problem thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that may be associated with your distress. Our therapy is active and involves a collaborative effort and commitment between you and your therapist as you work towards measurable goals. CBT-based interventions are available for a wide range of problems, as typically found in outpatient clinics. Problems addressed include issues related to anxiety difficulties, adjustment problems, depression, grief, trauma, anger control problems, issues related to parenting, conduct issues with children, relationship and couple problems, sexual difficulties, occupational difficulties, academic problems including learning difficulties and ADHD, as well as issues related to personality. In addition, at the KPC we have state-of-the art specialty clinics designed to address specific kinds of problems: Anxiety Disorders; Depressive Disorders; Couple and Marital Relationships and Children and Teens. We offer group therapy and Psychological Evaluations and Testing. All clients will first undergo a careful assessment. We offer one-on-one treatment, couple and family therapy, as well as several group therapy programs. Treatment is typically once weekly, although more intensive schedules are also possible when warranted. The length of treatment varies depending on the severity and types of clinical problems. The average duration of treatment is approximately 12 to 16 sessions. We operate on a Wait List system. After a brief phone screening process, which takes approximately 15 minutes, you are entered onto our Wait List, which allows us time to match your needs with the best appropriate therapist from our team. We do not contract with insurance providers; however, our fees are based on a sliding scale according to income and are considerably lower than those of practitioners in the community. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkKRASNER PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
LATINO BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPDedicated to breast health using a grassroots approach to raise individual and community awareness and action. Focuses on the causes of breast cancer, the need for prevention, monitoring, informed treatment and accessibility of health care. Conducts a Latino Support Group which meets the last Friday of the month accommodating Spanish speaking participants. Registration is required. Call for further information.SuffolkLATINO BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPBRENTWOOD/BAY SHORE BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.
LEND A HELPING HAND GRANTProvides a one time grant of up to $1,000 if you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are currently under a physician's care. This grant can be used for such services as house cleaning, meal preparation, transportation expenses, or just a day of relaxation at a local spa.SuffolkLEND A HELPING HAND GRANTNORTH FORK BREAST HEALTH COALITION
LET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESProvides the opportunity for children with lupus as well as children who have an immediate family member with lupus to socialize and communicate with other children facing the same issues and difficulties. Day trips are planned, including transportation. Call for information. Serves Long Island and Queens.NassauLET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
LITE SOFFA (SIGNIFICANT OTHERS, FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND ALLIES)Provides a space where SOFFA's can openly discuss fears, concerns, and successes: as well as ask questions about the transition process.SuffolkLITE SOFFA (SIGNIFICANT OTHERS, FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND ALLIES)THE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
LITTLE STARS-CHILDREN'S BEREAVEMENT GROUPProvides a bereavement support group for children ages 4-12 years old. Meets for eight sessions. Registration is required. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkLITTLE STARS-CHILDREN'S BEREAVEMENT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
LIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINProvides a professionally staffed support group for women with breast cancer and their families. Students permitted. Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Fortunato Breast Health Center.SuffolkLIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUTOffers quarterly meetings for parents and professionals to answer critical questions faced by young adults as they prepare to leave their educational placements, transitioning from student services to adult services. Provides workshops, and a Speakers Bureau. Meetings are held at 415A Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, NY. Call for times and additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUTLONG ISLAND CITIZENS TASK FORCE ON AGING OUT
LONG ISLAND GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE NETWORKProvides training, education, support, and networking to students and staff at Long Island High Schools who wish to establish a gay-straight alliance (GSA). Alliances provide a safe place for gay and non-gay students and increase awareness of the various challenges facing gay and lesbian students. Call for information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE NETWORKTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERIn conjunction with the American Cancer Society, provides a support group for cancer patients who have had chemotherapy or radiation and want to learn how to hide the effects using cosmetics. Call for dates and times.NassauLOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LOSS OF A CHILD FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUPOffers a Bereavement Support Group for Parents/Grandparents who have lost a child. Registration is required. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkLOSS OF A CHILD FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
LUPUS KIDS AND TEENS E-MAIL GROUPProvides children and teens diagnosed with Lupus the opportunity to communicate with each other via e-mail. Allows participants opportunities to discuss issues that affect their daily lives including the emotional ramifications of Lupus. E-Mails are monitored for content.NassauLUPUS KIDS AND TEENS E-MAIL GROUPLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
LUPUSLINEProvides individuals diagnosed with Lupus emotional support and peer counseling via a telephone support system.NassauLUPUSLINELUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
LUPUS SUPPORT GROUPOffers support groups for Lupus patients, their families and friends. Support groups offered at various locations throughout Long Island and Queens. Call for information.NassauLUPUS SUPPORT GROUPLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
LYMPHEDEMA GROUPEducational support groups meets monthly to instruct men and women who are cancer survivors how to live with Lymphedema through specialized treatment protocols and addressing other topics such as herbs and nutrition, insurance reimbursement, compression garment fitting, essential oils and other resources. Registration required. Call for additional information and schedule.NassauLYMPHEDEMA GROUP1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
MELVILLE MONDAY STEPProvides a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Program includes Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition principles and Twelve Promises practices. Open meetings. Call for schedule and time.SuffolkMELVILLE MONDAY STEPCO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS
MENDED HEARTSProvides information and support on living with heart disease for cardiac patients, their family and friends. Registration not required.SuffolkMENDED HEARTSST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
MENDED HEART SUPPORT GROUPProvides information and support on living with heart disease for cardiac patients and their families.SuffolkMENDED HEART SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
MIDSHORE MOTHERS' CENTER INC.Offers a variety of mother's activities including a Mommy and Me program, support and discussion groups, professional lectures, and girls night outings. Call for further information.SuffolkMIDSHORE MOTHERS' CENTER INC.THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOMMY AND ME BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPProvides support, education and encouragement to women who wish to breastfeed.SuffolkMOMMY AND ME BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
MOOD DISORDER FAMILY SUPPORTServes family and friends of individuals with mood disorders to help them better cope and understand the given illness. Meetings are held at various hospitals throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call for more information or visit website.NassauMOOD DISORDER FAMILY SUPPORTMOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP OF LONG ISLAND
MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG ISLANDPeer-to-peer support group which helps individuals with mood disorders accept, manage and live with their disorder. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. A group meeting for families, significant others and friends is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.SuffolkMOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG ISLANDSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
MOTHERS' CENTER AT THE LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARYPeer-to-peer group meets weekly, providing opportunities to speak to other mothers, share parenting concerns, and gain support in parents' role as child's first teacher and mentor. Children welcome. Call for new sessions.NassauMOTHERS' CENTER AT THE LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARYTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER-CENTEREACHPeer-to-peer group meets weekly providing opportunities to speak to other mothers, share parenting concerns, and gain support in parents' role as child's first teacher and mentor. Children welcome. New sessions begin every eight weeks. Call for further information.SuffolkMOTHERS' CENTER-CENTEREACHTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER OF SOUTHWEST NASSAU, INC.Non-sectarian, non-hierarchal organization, member-run and supported, offering mothers a place to share their experiences of the transition of becoming a parent and child-rearing in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. Four eight-week groups where child care is available in a center fully equipped for infants through toddlers. The Mother's Center philosophy and mission enables women to effectively use their individual and collective knowledge and experiences as catalysts for personal and societal changes that benefit mothers and families. Parent organization is the National Association of Mothers' Centers.NassauMOTHERS' CENTER OF SOUTHWEST NASSAU, INC.THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHOREOffers a variety of mother's activities including support and discussion groups, lectures and workshops, Mommy and Me classes, social events, Moms Night Out, movement and dance programs, book discussions, and craft programs. Child care is provided for children 9 months and older.SuffolkMOTHERS' CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHORETHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB OF SUFFOLK COUNTYMOTC of Suffolk County is a support group for mothers of multiples and expectant mothers of multiples. Services include clothing and equipment exchange, workshops for specific areas of interest and a library. Also hold seasonal parties and outings for moms, children and other family members. Meetings consist of a business meeting and guest speaker or other program. Monthly Newsletter Doubletalk is also published.SuffolkMOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB OF SUFFOLK COUNTYMOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
MS SUPPORT GROUPOffer eight week program designed to offer group therapy to people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), their loved ones, friends and caregivers.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPProvides ongoing support group to enhance the quality of life for individuals with multiple sclerosis. Call for additional information/schedule.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPOffers support group for multiple sclerosis patients and their families. Provides an opportunity to discuss problem-solving strategies, coping solutions, and learn about new research and medications. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm, Board Room #1. Call for further information.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS SUFFOLK COUNTY SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for patients with Myasthenia Gravis and their families. Meetings held the 3rd Saturday of the month at 1pm. Call Debbie for more information at (631)765-7186.SuffolkMYASTHENIA GRAVIS SUFFOLK COUNTY SUPPORT GROUPMYASTHENIA GRAVIS SUFFOLK COUNTY SUPPORT GROUP
NASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUPProvides a support group for persons with eating disorders. A 12-Step program is available for recovery and is discussed at regular meetings. Check website for meeting dates, times and locations.NassauNASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUPOVEREATERS ANONYMOUS/NASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUP
NASSAU COUNTY MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUBProvides support and guidance for parents and guardians of multiple birth children or children of approximately the same age. Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 8:00PM, except for July and December, at the Parkway Community Church.NassauNASSAU COUNTY MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUBNASSAU COUNTY MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB
NASSAU-INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTERSeeks to educate, counsel, and refer patients to medical professionals, increase awareness of the incidence of Parkinson's and establish Parkinson's Disease Chapters and Support Groups.NassauNASSAU-INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTERAMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION, INC.
NASSAU INTERGROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUSProvides general information about Alcoholic Anonymous meetings in local area. Offers occasional transportation for clients in distress.NassauNASSAU INTERGROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUSNASSAU INTERGROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
NASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICAServes the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research. Offers sibling and patient support groups. Affiliated with the Autism Society of America.NassauNASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICANASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.Provides legal counsel, vocational guidance and placement, social activities, liaison with outside groups, Amp-to-Amp Program, referral lists, and offers a donated medical equipment giveaway program to anyone in need in the local area. Provides Newsletter and Agency brochure to members.NassauNATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.
NATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGEOffers support to persons and couples with impaired fertility as well as the professionals that serve them. Supports the decision of legal and medical means to build families as well as the decision to remain child free. Guides couples through medical treatment and/or the adoption process.NassauNATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGENATIONAL INFERTILITY NETWORK EXCHANGE
NATIONAL REFERRAL SERVICEOffers a referral service which is designed to develop contact between musicians and organizations with similar interests at a long distance level via the internet. E-mail for further information.SuffolkNATIONAL REFERRAL SERVICECOALITION FOR DISABLED MUSICIANS, INC.
NATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTA national support and self help group for adults and children who stutter. Provide parent/child support groups, referral services, workshops and conventions, and also publishes a bimonthly newsletter, Reaching Out.NassauNATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTFRIENDS: THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO STUTTER
NEW MOTHERS' SUPPORT GROUPProvides a forum for new mothers to discuss issues related to motherhood and to build a support system of other new mothers. Call for more information.SuffolkNEW MOTHERS' SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA INTERGROUPProvides a meeting location and a mutual support environment for men and women helping each other to stop smoking and live nicotine-free lives. Each meeting location provides a 12 step style of commitment based on the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting locations may be in Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan on specific days and at varied times. There are currently no meetings in Staten Island and the Bronx. Agency brochure and educational materials are produced. Call or visit website for updated locations and times. When calling infoline, leave message and volunteer will respond to the call.NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA INTERGROUPNICOTINE ANONYMOUS
NORTH FORK SUPPORT GROUP FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLEThis support group for visually impaired residents of the North Fork meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Southold Recreation Center at 10:30am. Meetings feature speakers on various aspects of blindness, related health subjects, local politics, and other topics of interest to the group. Volunteer drivers transport members, many of whom are elderly and suffering with macular degeneration to meetings, field trips, grocery shopping and doctor appointments. Affiliated with the North Fork Parish Outreach (Parent Organization), Catholic Charities Services for the Blind, Helen Keller, and St. Patrick's Church in Southold. Call for information.SuffolkNORTH FORK SUPPORT GROUP FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLENORTH FORK SUPPORT GROUP FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE
OBESITY SURGERY GROUPProvides an array of services to patients who are trying to lose weight. Services include nutrition assessment, individualized nutrition plans, support groups, nutrition education, meal planning and instruction to self-monitoring. Information on obesity surgery is also available. Call for more information.NassauOBESITY SURGERY GROUPLONG ISLAND BARIATRIC CENTER
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
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
OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group which encourages patients to develop independence and to assimilate the reality of an ostomy into their physical and emotional lives. Families of patients welcome. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkOSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPProvides support and education to stoma patients and their families in coping with and managing ileostomy, urostomy or colostomy.SuffolkOSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
OUT AND ABOUTEnables adults whose physical disabilities prevent them from working, to meet with their peers during the day. Strives to lessen the feelings of isolation and loneliness and increase social interaction. Group meets once a week at Temple Am Echad in Lynbrook.NassauOUT AND ABOUTNEW HORIZON COUNSELING CENTER (NHCC)
OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMTeachers and students live and learn together at sites on or off Long Island for several days where they focus on the natural environment and traditional curricula. This is preceded by in-service training and planning guidance. The following are On Long Island sites: Camp Quinipet and Dorothy P. Flint. The following are off-Long Island sites. Ashokan Center Kingston, NY; Frost Valley Environmental Education Center, Frost Valley YMCA, Oliverea; Greenkill Outdoor/Environmental Education Center, Huguenot, New York and Sharpe Reservation, Fishkill. Call for specific facility information.SuffolkOUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMSWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
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 COORDINATIONProvides crisis intervention, support groups, advocacy groups, and interfaces with county support services.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides a support group for individuals seeking out-student care. Home curriculum concerning life-controlling problems is available. During Outreach, group meetings, interviews, evaluations, counsel, and prayer take place. Meetings held at Freedom Chapel, 641 Broadway (Route 110), Amityville, New York.SuffolkOUTREACH PROGRAMLONG ISLAND TEEN CHALLENGE
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSProvides a support group for people with overeating problems. Three separate groups: 7:00pm every Sunday in Conference Room 2 7:30pm every Monday in Conference Room 2 10:00am every Saturday at St. Charles Hospital.SuffolkOVEREATERS ANONYMOUSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSProvides a support group for individuals with eating disorders. Meets every Monday night from 7:15pm-8:15pm at the Community Outreach Center.NassauOVEREATERS ANONYMOUSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSOffers twice weekly support group for people with eating disorders. Meets at the Medical Center.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUPProvides support group for individuals who are recovering from compulsive overeating. There are three separate groups: 7:30pm, Wednesdays in the Eatery 7:30pm, Second Thursdays in 6 Tower Classroom 10am Sundays, 6 Tower Classroom. Call to confirm times and locations.SuffolkOVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
OXYGEN AND COPD SUPPORT GROUPOffers a monthly support group to discuss ways to cope with symptoms of their lung conditions. Shortness of breath, wheezing, fear, depression, and anxiety are some of the issues addressed. Meets the first Wednesday of each month 3:30-4:30pm. Must call to reserve a seat.NassauOXYGEN AND COPD SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERAllows people with Panic Disorder, Anxiety or Phobias the opportunity to get together in a safe environment. There is a psychoeducation portion that offers a cognitive approach to recovering from Panic Disorder/Anxiety/Phobias, teaches skills such as breathing relaxation training, exercise and changing irrational thoughts for preventing these episodes. Also provides an opportunity to share common experiences, thoughts and feelings. Call for time and location.SuffolkPANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
PARENTING AWARENESSProvides free individual and group counseling and mutual support groups for parents of children in the North Shore communities. Includes Discipline is Not a Dirty Word for parents with children in Kindergarten-6th grade. Call for an appointment. Contract agency of the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau.SuffolkPARENTING AWARENESSNORTH SHORE YOUTH COUNCIL
PARENT/PEER OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides services at hospital to parents of newly diagnosed infants with Down Syndrome. Offers resources and new baby packets to families, hospital social workers, and neonatal nurses. Trained parent/peer counselors and social workers make hospital and/or home visits. Counseling and Support Groups are available to parents, grandparents and siblings. Call for additional information.NassauPARENT/PEER OUTREACH PROGRAMACDS, INC.
PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS - LONG ISLAND CHAPTERProvides support for families and friends of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals through a speakers bureau, educational workshops, advocacy and support. Check hotline for exact time, date, and location of meetings.NassauPARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS - LONG ISLAND CHAPTERPARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS - LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
PARENTS OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS-SUPPORT GROUPProvides a place for parents of children with anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive, tourette syndrome and other disorders to network and exchange information. Call for meeting dates and times.SuffolkPARENTS OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS-SUPPORT GROUPWESTERN SUFFOLK PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM/DISABILITIESProvides a comprehensive range of programs and services for children through young adult with developmental disabilities, language delay, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum disorders.NassauPARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM/DISABILITIESMID-ISLAND Y-JCC
PARENTS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSERSOffers support group for parents of substance abusers. Call for schedule and assessment appointment. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS).SuffolkHORIZONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION CENTERTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
PARENTS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN SUPPORT GROUPOffers a monthly support group and socialization time for parents of visually impaired children.NassauPARENTS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN SUPPORT GROUPFRIEDBERG JCC
PARENT STUDY COURSESProvides a six to eight week course in dealing with children and adolescents. Topics covered include roles in the family, personality development, encouragement, punishment, and rewards. Daytime and evening groups available. Support groups for parents who have completed the Parent Study Group are also available. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS).SuffolkHORIZONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION CENTERTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
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 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 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 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 MINISTRYOffers a thrift shop, food pantry, job bank, advocacy, case management and information and referral. Call for more information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. PETER OF ALCANTARA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY AND OUTREACHProvides referral information for meeting the needs of the community, such as, financial, medical, and emotional needs or food, clothing and shelter emergencies. Call Office of Social Ministry, in the Convent Building, for further information.SuffolkPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY AND OUTREACHINFANT JESUS CHURCH
PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPOffers information, education and resources for patients, families and friends affected by this disease. Staffed by American Parkinson's Disease Association. Call the American Parkinson's Disease Association at 631-862-3560 or check for more information.PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
PATIENT SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a patient support group for individuals diagnosed with a blood cancer. Meetings are facilitated by a social worker and an oncology nurse. Call for locations and times.SuffolkPATIENT SUPPORT GROUPSTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
PAW TO HEART ANIMAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICESProvides support, resources, education and awareness on the topic of animal loss and bereavement. Assists family members in understanding the mourning and feelings of grief over the loss of a pet through support groups, chatrooms, lectures and workshops. Also includes a support group for anyone mourning the death, illness or separation of an animal companion. Meetings held on the last Monday of the month at Long Island Veterinary Specialist Center, 163 South Service Road, Plainview, New York at 8pm and Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave, Wantagh, from 10am-Noon on alternate Saturdays. Call for more information.NassauPAW TO HEART ANIMAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICESPAW TO HEART ANIMAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES
PEDIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPSOffers pediatric support groups including: Hope for Hearts, a support group for parents and siblings of children with congenital heart defects Our Little Heroes/Oncology Parent Support Network, offering mutual support and guidance for families of children with cancer. Call for schedule/information.SuffolkPEDIATRIC SUPPORT GROUPSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PEER BRIDGER PROGRAMDelivers on site comprehensive short-term case management services to individuals who are awaiting admission into treatment programs. Also provides assistance with: applying for benefits/entitlements, transportation to appointments, obtaining medication, securing housing, information and referral, as well as peer support.SuffolkPEER BRIDGER PROGRAMFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
PEER GROUPSProvides peer groups to improve self-esteem through education. Teenage groups deal with diverse subjects including peer/group pressure, problem solving, and improving social skills. Call for more information.NassauPEER GROUPSGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.
PEER SUPPORT GROUPProvides a weekly support group for parents of children with special health care needs. Can assist families of children with catastrophic illness in sending siblings to summer day camp. Also provides educational law information, advocacy training and specialized information and resource referral. Call for directions.NassauPEER SUPPORT GROUPNEW SURVIVORS
PEER SUPPORT LINEProvides support line for and by people who experience emotional distress, extreme and/or altered states of consciousness, labels of psychiatric diagnosis, and/or who are trauma survivors and offers: One-to-One telephone mutual support; an empathetic, listening ear; conversation for connection, sharing, supporting and vibing.SuffolkPEER SUPPORT LINEASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
PEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTSTelephone self-help group for adult children caring for elderly and/or disabled parents.SuffolkPEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTSPEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTS
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 AND INFORMATION LINEProvides the community with a telephone information helpline for programs and support groups offered at the medical center, and referrals to physicians.SuffolkPHYSICIAN REFERRAL AND INFORMATION LINEGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PREGNANCY BASICSThis free one and a half hour program is recommended for expectant parents from as early in pregnancy as 12 weeks. Helps expectant parents best understand their pregnancy and how to handle changes, both emotional and physical. Develops confidence in ones ever-changing body and helps one become more organized and prepared. Hours vary. Call for schedule.SuffolkPREGNANCY BASICSCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
PREVENTION WORKSHOPS AND SUPPORT GROUPSOffers parenting workshops, anger management, creative arts workshops, social skills program and junior and teen leadership opportunities. Program is open to all but targets those affected by divorce, separation, alcohol, drug abuse, violence. Staff include licensed social workers, family specialists, special ed teachers, child and youth care workers, performing artists, and trained facilitators. Approved for court mandated clients.SuffolkPREVENTION WORKSHOPS AND SUPPORT GROUPSSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
PRISON FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, INC.Provides compassion, support and information for families who have a loved one involved in the Criminal Justice System. Through this support system, families and friends learn to cope with incarceration and the transition of family reunification. Support groups meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm at Community Presbyterian Church, 1843 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park.SuffolkPRISON FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, INC.PRISON FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, INC.
PROJECT KIDZ TALKProvides peer support and socialization groups for child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members. Children are organized into age appropriate groups that meet once a week along with non-offending parents for a family-style dinner, followed by projects and occasioned family outings. This program is also offered through the William Floyd School District in Mastic, Suffolk County. Call for further information.NassauPROJECT KIDZ TALKTHE SAFE CENTER LI
PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for people living with prostate cancer and their families/friends. Call for more information.SuffolkPROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESProvides psychological evaluation, counseling, workshops, parent education, support groups. Offers psychiatric evaluations and treatment, individual, family and group psychotherapy.PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
PULMONARY DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for those diagnosed with pulmonary disease and their families/friends. Call for more information.SuffolkPULMONARY DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMProvides an outpatient 10 week (3 visits per week, two hours per visit) program offering diagnosis, exercise therapy and patient education for people with respiratory disabilities. Services include medical evaluation and follow up by Board Certified Pulmonary Physicians,complete pulmonary function studies including supervised cardiac-monitored exercise modalities.SuffolkPULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMOffers patients with chronic obstructive lung disease the opportunity to improve their lives through supervised exercise, education, behavior modification and emotional support. Offers a Stop Smoking program in conjunction with the American Lung Association. Call for more information.NassauPULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PULMONARY SUPPORT GROUPSOffers support for individuals suffering with pulmonary problems. Meet monthly. Call for dates and times.NassauPULMONARY SUPPORT GROUPSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
RAISING MULTIPLESProvides information, resources, empathy and support for families of triplets, quadruplets or more. Can provide speakers on request. Call for more information.SuffolkRAISING MULTIPLESRAISING MULTIPLES
RAPE CRISIS PROGRAM AND VICTIM SERVICESProvides victim services for adult rape and child victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence victims, such as criminal justice advocacy,24 hour crisis intervention counseling and support services.Assistance obtaining an order of protection, medical and courtroom accompaniment reimbursement for expenses related to the crime and referrals for social services.RAPE CRISIS PROGRAM AND VICTIM SERVICESPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW
REACH TO RECOVERYOffers an educational and emotional support program for breast cancer patients. Offers one on one counseling with trained breast cancer survivors. Coordinated by the American Cancer Society.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
REACH TO RECOVERYProvides visitation and support for diagnosed breast cancer patients. One-to-one pre-surgery telephone support also available.SuffolkREACH TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
RENAL CARE AND SHAREOffers support group for caregivers of renal patients. Registration required. Call for additional information, schedule and location.SuffolkRENAL CARE AND SHAREBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMThis 14-16 month program is made up of three phases. During the Crisis Phase, which lasts 6-8 weeks, individuals live in home-like atmospheres, sharing work assignments and are introduced to curriculum, Bible Studies, and Christian lifestyles. In the Induction Phase, which runs 4-5 months, students complete the 14 Group Studies for New Christians' and Character Quality classes. During this phase discipline and order are taught through the development and application of Christian Principles. Upon completion of the Induction Phase, male students complete the program at either the Long Island Center or the Training Center in Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania where they continue Bible Studies, attend workshops, and are provided vocational training opportunities. Female students continue the program at the main site Ladies Residence.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL PROGRAMLONG ISLAND TEEN CHALLENGE
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM-IRAProvides residential programs for adults (ages 21+) developmental disabilities. Includes round the clock residential staff, personal care and training in skills of daily living. Residential sites are located throughout Suffolk County and are staffed by qualified professionals, including direct support professionals, recreation therapists, nurses, behavior specialists, and dietician/nutritionist.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL PROGRAMUCP OF LONG ISLAND
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSProvides information, referral, advocacy, training and support for parents and professionals seeking programs and services for special needs children age birth to 26 with learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities. Can act as case manager if needed. Provides training and technical assistance on educational issues. Maintains database on special needs services in New York City region. Publishes directories, including a Comprehensive Directory and Directory of Camps and Summer programs. Designated a Parent Training and Information Center by the United States Department of Education.RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSRESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, INC.
ROOSEVELT/FREEPORT COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERSupport services for basic needs and advocacy to low income residents. Operates food pantry that is open on the third Wednesday of each month 10am-2pm. Offers afterschool program for children 6 to 13 years of age. Open to Roosevelt/Freeport School District residents. We offer free Martial Arts Program for 6 year olds and older for those who qualify, a Summer Youth Program, and Youth Council Program. Houses a Youth Empowerment Career Training Initiative for ages 14-21 (YECTI).NassauROOSEVELT/FREEPORT COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
SEAFIELD SERVICES-PATCHOGUEProvides drug and alcohol treatment services in an outpatient setting. Treatment services include assessments, intensive outpatient programs. Men's, women's and DWI groups available. Special program offered for anger management and professionals who need treatment.SuffolkSEAFIELD SERVICES-PATCHOGUESEAFIELD CENTER
SEAFIELD SERVICES-RIVERHEADProvides drug and alcohol treatment services in an outpatient setting. Treatment services include intensive outpatient programs. Adolescents age 13 and above, men's, women's, and DWI groups available.SuffolkSEAFIELD SERVICES-RIVERHEADSEAFIELD CENTER
SELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSProvides a network of support and self help groups for people with Multiple Sclerosis, family members, and caregivers across Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkSELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
SELF HELP GROUPSProvides self help groups designed to enrich the lives of people with mental illness. Special Double Trouble group offers a 12-step program to address the unique needs of persons recovery from drug/alcohol addictions and mental illness (MICA).SuffolkSELF HELP GROUPSHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
SENIOR ADULT DAY CAREProvides supervised, meaningful day activities for frail elderly people who may be suffering from Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. In-depth treatment plans are devised for each client and much one-on-one attention is given. Two meals a day plus afternoon snack are provided. Call for further information.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
SENIOR SERVICESServices are designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults and caregivers working with the elderly. Programs and services include Caregivers Support Group, AARP, Fitness Instruction, senior exercise program and Homebound Delivery Service of books in regular and large print and audio books on cartridges with accompanying digital player.NassauSENIOR SERVICESLONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
SEPARATION/DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP-OCEANSIDEProvides a ten week support group for individuals who are experiencing a divorce or separation.NassauSEPARATION/DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP-OCEANSIDEFRIEDBERG JCC
SEPTEMBER 11TH EDUCATION TRUSTProduces comprehensive, flexible and engaging 9/11 and civic literacy education programs and provides teacher training workshops on 9/11 instruction to protect the legacy and memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks, preserve and harness the lessons of 9/11 and its aftermath, and unify and direct the nation's youth toward informed civic participation.SEPTEMBER 11TH EDUCATION TRUSTWTC UNITED FAMILY GROUP
SHOPLIFTERS ALTERNATIVE COURSE (ADULTS)/YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SHOPProvides home study program and referral service to qualified therapist upon completion of program. Group meetings and/or telephone help line. Adult study program for 6th grade reading level and Youth Educational Shoplifting program for 5th grade reading level. Services provided to youth from 10 years old.SuffolkSHOPLIFTERS ALTERNATIVE COURSE (ADULTS)/YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SHOPNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SHOPLIFTING PREVENTION
SINGLES SOCIAL PROGRAM AND SUPPORT GROUPSOffers recreational, educational, support and social programs for single adults and transitional families. Support groups include: separated and divorced, bereavement, single parent groups, and widow and widowers support group.SuffolkSINGLES SOCIAL PROGRAM AND SUPPORT GROUPSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDProvides a variety of services to African American women who have or had breast cancer. Community outreach programs and health fairs provide information on breast health, encourage women to schedule routine mammograms and provide support to those newly diagnosed. Sisters of Greater LI Breast Cancer Support group also meets in Babylon Pool and Recreation Center in Deer Park.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
SOCIALIZATION PROGRAM FOR LEARNING DISABLEDProvides a socially therapeutic environment for learning disabled teens and adults. Offers recreational and social activities, and a support group for parents. Call for more information. Meets at New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York.NassauSOCIALIZATION PROGRAM FOR LEARNING DISABLEDFRIENDSHIP FOUNDATION, INC.
SOCIAL SERVICESProvides a full range of entitlement counseling, including Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, tax abatement, educational lectures, and on-going care givers support groups. Program also includes a referral service for home care assistance and non-emergency medical transportation. A food pantry is available to those who are eligible on Wednesdays and Fridays.NassauSOCIAL SERVICESTHE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER AT OYSTER BAY
SOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPSOffers workshop for children ages 5-8 and 9-12(parents included). This program provides education and support to families. Topics include building healthy friendships, communication skills, understanding and expressing feelings, dealing with teasing and bullies, and more. Discussion groups, creative arts, games and hands-on activities are utilized to increase understanding and strengthen social skills. Teen Support Group also available for ages 13 and up. The Parent Component offers support and guidance to parents, and provides practical skills for helping their child in a variety of situations. The Parent Component meets at the same time the children's program runs.SuffolkSOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPSSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
SOCIAL TRAINING CENTERProvides therapeutic services to high school and college-aged individuals and their families, in order to help negotiate life adjustments such as the social, academic and vocational challenges. Most adolescents and young adults with Asperger’s want to find a safe forum to discuss and explore topics that can be very difficult to address. We provide group and individual processing opportunities to students. This enables them to share and explore their experiences dealing with disabilities in areas such as understanding social cues, executive functioning difficulties, family dynamics, sexuality and dating concerns, establishing and maintaining relationships, and work-related problems. The Social Training Center provides ongoing therapeutic and support services in groups and individual counseling sessions to high school and college-aged individuals, between ages 15-22, with a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism. Each group is comprised of individuals matched according to age, interests and developmental needs. Group sessions last 1-hour, and individual sessions are 45-minutes. Each participant will be charged a moderate fee for individual and group sessions. To find out more about the Center's services, or to indicate your interest in scheduling an appointment, please fill out our Interest Form online or call.NassauSOCIAL TRAINING CENTERADELPHI UNIVERSITY
SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH BUREAUProvides programs and services that ensure the healthy development of the town's children and youth from birth to age 21. Current programs address after school care, adolescent mental health, youth employment, youth court, leadership development, alternative activities, information and referral, case management services, youth drop-in center, and Grandparents Raising Children support group. Provides a Speakers Bureau, Youth Advisory Committee and recreational activities. Call for further information.SuffolkSOUTHAMPTON YOUTH BUREAUTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
SOUTH SHORE SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPED (SSSH)Provides an opportunity for social interaction to further specific skill development relating to handicapped condition, and to encourage individuals to advocate on their own behalf. Provides referrals to respite and recreation programs. Support groups for siblings of the disabled. A mental health based program provides a range of psychotherapeutic service for individuals with highly specialized needs including the physically and developmentally disabled. Methodology includes individual, family, group counseling, advocacy, tutoring, socialization and skill training.NassauSOUTH SHORE SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPED (SSSH)NEW HORIZON COUNSELING CENTER (NHCC)
SPANGLE DRIVE SENIOR CITIZENSProvides recreational, cultural, advisory and health programs senior advocate counseling transportation for medical, for shopping and to nutrition center and educational speakers. Publishes monthly newsletter.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-DIVISION OF SENIOR CITIZENSTOWN OF BABYLON
SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMSProvides after-school and weekend recreation and socialization program for children with special needs (K-Graduation). Activities include adaptive physical education and aquatics, arts and crafts, music and cooking. Programs are also available during school vacations. Also offers a special needs music school. Support Group for Siblings an Mommy and Me Programs. Summer camp available and Teen Programs, Social Skills Groups formed as needed.SuffolkSPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
ST. ANTHONY'S PARISH OUTREACHOffers bereavement program for those who have lost a spouse, parent or adult sibling, meals on wheels and a thrift shop. Call for additional information.SuffolkST. ANTHONY'S PARISH OUTREACHST. ANTHONY OF PADUA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
STI RESOURCE CENTERProvides hotline services, advocacy work and a network of support groups for STI patients. Offers educational information and emotional support.STI RESOURCE CENTERAMERICAN SEXUAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
STOP SMOKING/WEIGHT LOSS SEMINARSOffers hypnosis as a means to stop smoking and promote weight loss. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7pm-9pm in Conference Room 1 and 2.SuffolkSTOP SMOKING/WEIGHT LOSS SEMINARSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
STRAIGHT TALK FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMENProvides youth ages 13-18 years old the opportunity to discuss issues relevant to their lives openly and confidentially.NassauSTRAIGHT TALK FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMENLITTIG HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER, INC.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUPOffers support group for stroke patients. Call for additional information, schedule and location.SuffolkSTROKE SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
SUFFOLK COUNTY INTERGROUPProvides a support group for persons with eating disorders. A 12 Step program is available for recovery and is discussed at regular meetings. Check website for meeting dates, times and locations.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY INTERGROUPOVEREATERS ANONYMOUS/SUFFOLK COUNTY INTERGROUP
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
SUFFOLK- INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTERSeeks to educate, counsel, and refer patients to medical professionals, increase awareness of the incidence of Parkinson's and establish Parkinson's Disease Chapters and support groups.SuffolkSUFFOLK- INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTERAMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION, INC.
SUPPORT AND EDUCATION FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS OF BEREAVED CHILDRENProvides support group and education to parents/caregivers of bereaved children. Eight sessions offered. Registration required. Call for information and schedule.SuffolkSUPPORT AND EDUCATION FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS OF BEREAVED CHILDRENBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCEROffers small group meetings, networking, one-to-one support, educational programs for patients and families, and gives referrals to additional resources. Publishes newsletter. Monthly meetings. Chapter development.NassauSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCERSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCER
SUPPORT GROUPProvides self-help support group for persons with mental illness, their relatives and friends. Dedicated to improving services and resources for families and patients.Educational programs and support groups schedule as follows: Educational/Informational Program: 1st Wednesday, periodic, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. Topics and schedule on our website. Peer Support Group: 2nd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. For individuals labeled with mental health conditions only. Integrated Support Group: 3rd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital for family, friends, allies and individuals labeled with mental health conditions.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPLiving Hope for Mental Health
SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a variety of support groups for children and adults. Call for current schedule of groups. Groups include Women's Recovery, Self-Esteem, Life Changes, Sobriety, Adolescent, Kids, Couples, Anger Management Skills, Parenting Skills, Relapse Prevention, Chemical Dependency, Co-Dependency.NassauSUPPORT GROUPSCOPAY, INC.
SUPPORT GROUPSProvides support groups for survivors of head injury, and separately for families of head injury survivors. Locations for meetings include Hy Feinstein Clubhouse, Commack (3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:30-9pm, and Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow (1st Tuesday of each month 7:30-9pm).SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPSHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
SUPPORT GROUPSOffers support groups for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's, caregivers,and adult children of Alzheimer's patients. Call for locations and times.NassauSUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION
SUPPORT GROUPSProvides an extensive variety of health-related programs and services, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Breast Cancer Support Group, Look Good...Feel Better Program, and Tinnitus Support Group. Call for further details, including a complete list of groups, and meeting time and dates.NassauSUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH VALLEY STREAM
SUPPORT GROUPSConducts 10 week support groups for recently divorced/separated persons, single parent, teens of divorced/separated families, caretakers of the ill or elderly. New parents, bereaved persons. Separate bereavement groups address loss of spouse, loss of parent (for teens), loss of parent (for adults) and loss of grandparent. Dates vary. Call for details or to join.NassauSUPPORT GROUPSMID-ISLAND Y-JCC
SUPPORT GROUPSProvides an extensive variety of health related support groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Bereavement Group, Breast Cancer Support Program, Narcotics Anonymous, etc.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPSSTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
SUPPORT GROUPSOffers support groups that combine education about abuse with support toward ending feelings of isolation and building a better sense of self. Services offered in East Hampton and Riverhead.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPSTHE RETREAT, INC.
SUPPORT GROUPS AND LECTUREProvides continuing education through meetings, support groups, and resource materials for children and adults with attention deficit disorders, parents, educators and health care professionals dealing with children, adolescents and adults having attention deficit disorders. Support groups, meetings and lectures are held the first Wednesday of the month: Support groups at 7pm (Speakers at 8pm). See the website or call for meeting dates, locations and additional information.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPS AND LECTURECHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS-SUFFOLK
SUPPORT GROUPS-EAST MEADOWOffers epilepsy support groups run by a social worker for working adults coping with the effects of epilepsy in work, social and family life; young adults; parents and caregivers of children with epilepsy; a social group for adults with epilepsy and other intellectual/developmental disabilities; and a Suffolk Support Group for adults with epilepsy and their loved ones. Provides emotional support, information, and comradeship Appointment required.NassauSUPPORT GROUPS-EAST MEADOWEPIC LONG ISLAND
SUPPORT GROUPS-EAST SETAUKETOffers epilepsy support groups run by a social worker for working adults coping with the effects of epilepsy in work, social , and family life; young adults; parents and caregivers of children with epilepsy; a social group for adults with epilepsy and other intellectual/developmental disabilities; and a Suffolk Support Group for adults with epilepsy and their loved ones. Provides emotional support information and comradeship. Appointment required.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPS-EAST SETAUKETEPIC LONG ISLAND
SUPPORT GROUPS-SUBSTANCE ABUSEOffers the following support groups: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) (516)292-3040, DAEHRS (Drug Abuse Evaluation Health Services) (718/516)470-8950 Senior Alcoholics Anonymous (516)742-4015 Spanish Speaking Alcoholics Anonymous (516)742-4015.NassauSUPPORT GROUPS-SUBSTANCE ABUSELONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENTConsists of two departments, the Information Resource Center and the National Volunteer Network. The Information Resource Center provides individualized information, counseling and support about diagnosis and management of Marfan Syndrome and related disorders to patients, family members and medical professionals. The National Volunteer Network consists of chapters, network groups and support groups. Groups provide support to members and carry out the Foundation's mission at the local level. Call for more information.NassauSUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENTNATIONAL MARFAN FOUNDATION
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDEOffers bereavement support for those persons who have lost a loved one through suicide. Registration required. Call for information.SuffolkSURVIVORS OF SUICIDEBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
TANNER PARK SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERProvides recreational, cultural, advisory and health programs, senior advocate, counseling, bereavement groups, transportation for medical, shopping and to nutrition center, telephone reassurance program, daily lunches, Tai Chi, Country Line Dance lessons, and educational speakers. Publishes monthly newsletter.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-DIVISION OF SENIOR CITIZENSTOWN OF BABYLON
TEEN SUPPORT GROUPS/LIFE SKILLS PROGRAMOffers a safe place for teens, providing positive role models and mentors. Weekly topics discussed include self-esteem and confidence, dealing with challenges of being an adolescent, friendships and relationships, handling social pressures and school pressures, and more. Support groups meet weekly throughout the school year. A parent component provides parents of teens with support, guidance and understanding.SuffolkTEEN SUPPORT GROUPS/LIFE SKILLS PROGRAMSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
TENDER LOVING CARE FOUNDATIONOffers support to families of newborns in the Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) of the hospitals within the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System (NSLIJHS). The hospitals are the following: North Shore University Hospital at Plainview, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, North Shore University Hospital at Forest Hills, Southside Hospital and Huntington Hospital. In addition, the Barter Exchange provides a list of items used by members. These include medical support equipment, furniture, clothing and more.NassauTENDER LOVING CARE FOUNDATIONTENDER LOVING CARE FOUNDATION
THE DIABETES EDUCATION SERIESProvides education and support to diabetics and their families who want to take control of their disease and incorporate time saving tips into their daily routine. Provides up-to-date information to all on aspects of diabetes self management, including diet, medication and exercise.SuffolkTHE DIABETES EDUCATION SERIESNORTH SHORE-LIJ HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-DOLAN FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
THE FAMILY ASTHMA AND ALLERGY CENTERProvides care for children with chronic asthma and allergy problems. Services include: Consultations with Pediatric Pulmonologists and Allergist Immunologists skilled nursing care history and physical exam pulmonary function studies allergy testing laboratory services pharmacy services and an asthma support group.SuffolkTHE FAMILY ASTHMA AND ALLERGY CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMOREAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.NassauTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORETHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORE
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.SuffolkTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATION
THE HY FEINSTEIN CLUBHOUSEProvides people with traumatic brain injury a place that offers opportunities in areas of working, learning, socialization and finding employment in the community. The Community Integration Program of the Clubhouse allows members to return to the community and participate in numerous educational trips across Long Island. The Employment Opportunity Department of The Clubhouse finds jobs, as well as volunteer opportunities, centered around the individuals abilities, interests and schedule.SuffolkTHE HY FEINSTEIN CLUBHOUSEHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
THE LITTLE ANGEL FUND, INC.Offers support to parents of seriously ill or premature infants in NeoNatal Intensive Care Unit. Offers help and support to bereaved parents. Maintains library of educational materials and videos, sponsors nurses to conferences or workshops, and publishes a newsletter. Monthly visits to NeoNatal Intensive Care Unit with gifts to babies.SuffolkTHE LITTLE ANGEL FUND, INC.THE LITTLE ANGEL FUND , INC.
THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONUnites the Fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promotes public and professional awareness, and advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X. Call or visit website for additional information.THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONTHE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATION
THE NEXT STEPOffers a broad spectrum recovery programs that acts as a confidential support group for individuals experiencing emotional, mental and addictive behaviors or are sober and still struggling with sobriety. One on one counseling available upon request. Call for further information. Walk-ins welcome.SuffolkTHE NEXT STEPCENTEREACH BIBLE CHURCH
THERAPEUTIC BEREAVEMENT PROGRAMOffers professional bereavement therapy to deal with loss, grief and mourning and self-help peer groups for additional support. Support groups for widows, young widows, teens or children are formed based on community needs and demand.SuffolkTHERAPEUTIC BEREAVEMENT PROGRAMVISITING NURSE SERVICE AND HOSPICE OF SUFFOLK, INC.
THE RETREAT SHELTEROperates an 18-bed shelter to provide emergency housing for Adults and their children who are victims of domestic violence, or sexual assault. Residents participate in individual and group counseling, skills training and parenting education programs. Residents are also provided legal advocacy and assistance in obtaining any public assistance or entitlements.SuffolkTHE RETREAT SHELTERTHE RETREAT, INC.
TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for families of young children with diabetes. Meets monthly. Call for dates and times.NassauTODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
TRAUMA PROGRAMOffers counseling and support to victims of natural disasters, crime, sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence and war veterans who have experienced trauma. Member of Health Net Federal Services for the Department of Defense. Serves Nassau and Suffolk County. Appointment required. On-site childcare available.SuffolkTRAUMA PROGRAMHEART AND SOUL COMMUNITY COUNSELING, INC.
TROCAIRE HOUSEProvides outreach services such as emergency food, meals at home program, legal clinic, nursing home visits, adoption services, employment assistance and adult reading program.SuffolkTROCAIRE HOUSEST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH-HUNTINGTON
TWELVE STEP SUPPORT GROUPProvides a fellowship of people who are using the 12-step program to obtain relief from obsessions and compulsions. Meet Thursdays 8-9:30pm at the Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset.NassauTWELVE STEP SUPPORT GROUPOBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE ANONYMOUS
VASCULAR INSTITUTEEmploys multidisciplinary approach to diagnose and treat all forms of vascular disease. Offers assignment to personal vascular surgeon to assist patient in selection of appropriate treatment plan. Performs sophisticated imaging procedures for diagnosis/treatment. Offers full complement of cardiology, anesthesiology, critical care and wound care services. Sponsors free diabetes support groups/classes. Provides dietary advice, dialysis support, endocrinology services, educational support, and other services as needed. Arranges rehabilitative referrals as appropriate.SuffolkVASCULAR INSTITUTESOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
VICTIM SERVICESOffers support to victims and their families who have suffered serious physical, psychological and financial damages as a result of a crash. Offers victim support groups, victim hotline, advocates to accompany victim/family through legal system, assists with a Victim's Impact Statement before the offender is sentenced. Other services include: assisting lawmakers in formulating legislation, informing the public on DWI matters, monitoring police and judicial procedures in DWI cases, and providing speakers to educate the community.SuffolkVICTIM SERVICESMOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
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
WELL SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUPSMaintains national network of well spouses (husbands and wives of chronically ill persons). Offers referrals to well spouse Support Groups. Has a Newsletter, Yearly Conference, online peer Mentorship Program, Round Robin Letter Writing group, and Respite Weekends. Advocates for programs that help families deal with chronic illness and educates healthcare professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique roles well spouses face every day. Local group meets in Albertson, LI (Searingtown Rd., and IU Willets Road) at the Rehabilitation Center.WELL SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUPSWELL SPOUSE ASSOCIATION
WOMEN FOR SOBRIETYProvides women alcoholics as well as drug abusers with mutual support, self-help groups, information and referral, crisis intervention, and hotline services. Call for meeting information on Long Island.SuffolkWOMEN FOR SOBRIETYWOMEN FOR SOBRIETY
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
WOMEN'S SERVICESProvides breast screenings, breast self examination classes, OB/GYN services, perinatal education, Mom and Me Care program and the Birthplace Maternity Center.SuffolkWOMEN'S SERVICESGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
YOUNG ADULT SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for individuals age 18-40 years coping with cancer as well as therapeutic support and professional counseling. Call for an appointment. Referral required. Serves Nassau and Suffolk counties.NassauYOUNG ADULT SUPPORT GROUPMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
YOUNG WIDOW AND WIDOWERS SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for young widows and widowers. Registration is required for the eight sessions. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkYOUNG WIDOW AND WIDOWERS SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
YOUTH/ADULT PARTICIPATION PROJECTProvides youth leadership training using youth empowerment, youth/adult partnership, appreciating diversity, education, and community service learning. Offers assistance, training, and support to agencies and schools. Call for more information.NassauYOUTH/ADULT PARTICIPATION PROJECTNASSAU COUNTY YOUTH BOARD

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