Life Skills Education

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6200.4600

    Programs that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BROOKHAVEN FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTERProvides opportunities for individuals to experience personal growth, manage conflicts between family and employment demands, improve job skills, expand problem solving abilities, master budgeting and time management.SuffolkBROOKHAVEN FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTERECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    CAREER AND EDUCATIONAL COUNSELING CENTEROffers vocational and educational testing, career guidance and research, individual and group counseling, job placement services, resume preparation and interview skill workshops for adults. Offers transition planning, vocational assessment, community placement and life skills programming for adolescents.SuffolkSOUTH OAKS HOSPITALSOUTH OAKS HOSPITAL
    CAREER PATH TANF EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM**During the COVID pandemic, the EOC switchboard is staffed part time from 7:30 to 1 pm M-F with no voicemail option. If you are unable to reach a staff member, please call back during the hours indicated.** Offers job search skills training, interview skills, computer training, career counseling, resume writing, business etiquette, GED preparation, job placement and life skills training.NassauCAREER PATH TANF EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    COMMUNITY HABILITATIONOffers support to individuals with developmental disabilities by providing one to one trained staff to assist individuals with skill development in activities of daily living, meal preparation, community integration, and travel trainingNassauCOMMUNITY HABILITATIONEPIC LONG ISLAND
    COMMUNITY HABILITATIONOffers at home support to children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism. Provides one-on-one trained staff to assist individuals with skill development in activities of daily living, community integration and travel training.NassauCOMMUNITY HABILITATIONLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    DEER PARK LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauDEER PARK LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    EAST ROCKAWAY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauEAST ROCKAWAY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    EDENWALD CENTERProvides a residential treatment center for more than 100 children with emotional and intellectual problems. Program includes special education, therapeutic recreation, psychotherapy, and vocational and independent living skills training, with the goal of strengthening family life while preparing children for independent community functioning.EDENWALD CENTERJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
    FINANCIAL LITERACY/JOB READINESSOffers a training program that provides guidance and direction in job readiness, personal organization and life enrichment for survivors of domestic abuse. The program's mission is to end the cycle of violence by providing continued support and tools necessary for economic and emotional self-reliance.SuffolkFINANCIAL LITERACY/JOB READINESSTHE RETREAT, INC.
    FRAIL AND ELDERLY VETERAN HOUSING PROGRAMOffers safe, comfortable and supportive transitional housing to qualifying homeless veterans over 65. Each resident received guidance and assistance from an experienced and caring case manager. The veterans enrolled in the program receive intensive case management and supportive services including but not limited to assistance with their daily living needs, transportation, scheduling medical appointments and assistance finding permanent housing.SuffolkFRAIL AND ELDERLY VETERAN HOUSING PROGRAMUNITED VETERANS BEACON HOUSE, INC.
    GARDEN CITY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauGARDEN CITY LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    GATEHOUSEProvides an emergency housing unit for female young adults ages 16-21 who are homeless. Program offers a variety of services to residents including informal individual and group counseling, independent living skills training, limited transportation, assistance in funding permanent housing, referral to educational or vocational program, and a supervised environment.SuffolkGATEHOUSESCO FAMILY OF SERVICES
    GLENDALE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.GLENDALE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    GROUP DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to become involved in community activities. Individuals actively plan and implement activities focusing on personal interests. Provides services which assist with acquisition, retention or improvement in the areas of health and related activities, money management, communication, social and personal care skills and community integration.SuffolkGROUP DAY HABILITATION SERVICESUCP OF LONG ISLAND
    GROUP HOME PROGRAMProvides group homes for adolescents who are unable to live at home. Teaches residents social behaviors and skills to assist them in living independently. Residences are located in Brooklyn and several Suffolk County towns.NassauGROUP HOME PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION PROGRAMProvides a Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC) that helps individuals with developmental disabilities and mental retardation explore life needs and wants by assisting them in gaining access to necessary supports and services. Call for further information.SuffolkMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    MERCY CENTEROffers shelter in Patchogue, for runaway/throwaway females. Counseling and referral services for youth in crisis(outside of residence) are also offered.SuffolkMERCY CENTERMERCY CENTER MINISTRIES, INC.
    MOTHER-BABY GROUP HOMEProvides a residence for young mothers and their infants/toddlers. Offers educational and vocational programs designed to foster independent community living. Provides day care for children while mothers are in school and work.NassauMOTHER-BABY GROUP HOMEMERCYFIRST
    MOTHER OF GOOD COUNSEL HOMEProvides a safe home for women and single mothers ages 18-35 years of age and survivors of sexual exploitation. The Home accompanies these women in their own process through counseling, parenting skills, preparation for independent living, educational assistance, health guidance services, referral to legal services and other identified needs.NassauMOTHER OF GOOD COUNSEL HOMEOBLATE SISTERS OF THE MOST HOLY REDEEMER
    OLD BETHPAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites, and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauOLD BETHPAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    PROJECT INDEPENDENCE NASSAUA comprehensive, non-residential program designed to prepare youths between the ages of 14-21 who are in foster care or discharged from foster care, to live and work independently in the community when they are no longer eligible for foster care. Also provides supervised apartments for youth 18-20 who need a supportive, transitional living setting. Program available in both Nassau and Suffolk. Call for further information.NassauPROJECT INDEPENDENCE NASSAUFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    PROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKA comprehensive, non-residential program designed to prepare youths between the ages of 14-21 who are in foster care or discharged from foster care, to live and work independently in the community when they are no longer eligible for foster care. Program available in both Nassau and Suffolk. Call for further information.SuffolkPROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    QUEENS VILLAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESProvides support to individuals, 18 years of age and older with developmental disabilities transitioning from school, in developing skills for independent living and employment. Offers a variety of programs including community integration, travel training, working at volunteer job sites and computer and interviewing skills. Call for more information.NassauQUEENS VILLAGE LIFE'S LINKS DAY HABILITATION SERVICESLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    ROSEMARY KENNEDY SCHOOLOffers a school which is designed for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. The instructional program, which is aligned to the New York State Standards for Students with Severe Disabilities and the New York State Common Core Learning Standards, builds confidence and capabilities of students and focuses on developing communication skills and personal independence. Research-based methodologies, such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), visual strategies, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), augmentative communications systems, functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral supports are utilized in this program. The Rosemary Kennedy School consists of the elementary, middle and high school classes as well as district-based classes which provide mainstreaming opportunities for students. Community-based instruction is an essential part of the curriculum and compliments traditional classroom learning. Students participate in recreational activities (libraries, bowling), life skills (grocery shopping, restaurants), volunteer work sites (Mercy Hospital, Hofstra University) and vocational enclaves in the community (fast food restaurants, retail stores). Each student is educated by an interdisciplinary team comprised of the classroom teacher, teacher aides, psychologist, social worker, related service personnel, curriculum teachers and administrators. Parents are encouraged to participate in their child's education through daily communication notebooks, conferences, visits, parent training sessions and parent support groups. Transition planning for students from ages 12 to 21 is facilitated by vocational rehabilitation counselors and social workers in coordination with students and their families prior to graduation. Call for more detailed information.NassauROSEMARY KENNEDY SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    SOAROffers a socialization and recovery program to Nassau County residents with severe mental illness, ages 18 and older. Provides opportunities in a "club house setting" for individuals to improve socialization skills, physical, emotional and spiritual health and decision making, reduce symptoms, maintain sobriety, and learn technology skills. call for additional information.NassauSOARMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    TIEGERMAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides educational services for children with language and autism spectrum disorders in grades 9-12. Also offers speech language therapy, counseling, psychological services, rehabilitative services, vocational services, parent training and school health and nursing services.TIEGERMAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMTIEGERMAN
    WALKABOUT FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMENProvides housing and assistance to adolescent males and females who are runaway and homeless. WALKABOUT is a transitional residence providing shelter and services for up to 18 months. Offer independent living skills training, mentoring, vocational and educational services. Call for further information.NassauWALKABOUT FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMENFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAMProvides a safe, supportive and secure environment for all Suffolk County youth between the ages of 12 and 20 who find themselves in crisis and need shelter. The program provides year round support services 24/7 for up to 30 days. Offers case management services, individual and family counseling, transportation, food, clothing, educational assistance and advocacy, medical care coordination and referrals, living skills development and other essential services.SuffolkYOUTH SHELTER PROGRAMHOPE FOR YOUTH, INC.

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