Social Development and Enrichment

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Programs that provide opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in a variety of group activities that are personally satisfying and/or designed to transmit social values and customs, to facilitate learning of social skills and self-expression in a group setting, and to otherwise promote the social growth and development of participants.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
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
COMMUNITY HUBSITE PROGRAMDay Habilitation Program operates under the OMRDD's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). The programs serve people with a wide range of intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Day habilitation services help individuals achieve satisfying and regarding connections and relationships within their communities. Services and supports revolve around the assumption that each person is a member of the community. The day habilitation program uses consumer skill acquisition and staff support to help people build relationships, to participate in the community, and to experience work and volunteerism. Volunteer work assignments allow individuals to contribute to their communities as well as to enhance and strengthen skills necessary for supported employment. Social and recreational opportunities and clinical needs are also addressed. Part-time attendance is offered to individuals who are engaged in supported 28 small community based locations throughout Nassau County.NassauCOMMUNITY HUBSITE PROGRAMAHRC NASSAU
COMMUNITY RESIDENCE PROGRAMProvides 24 hour supervision in a residential home-like setting. Mental health restorative services are provided to all of the residents, including medication management, socialization, and symptom management.SuffolkCOMMUNITY RESIDENCE PROGRAMMERCY HAVEN, INC.
DROP-IN CENTERSOffers a drop-in center for consumers Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 4pm-8pm. Self-help groups are offered each night.SuffolkDROP-IN CENTERSHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
HAND IN HAND FOR SENIORS, INC.Provides community partnerships to support senior members of the community to enable them to remain in their homes and continue to contribute to the community. Services may include transportation, education, case management, social and cultural outings, caregiver support, referral to venors, and discounted services.SuffolkHAND IN HAND FOR SENIORS, INC.HAND IN HAND FOR SENIORS, INC.
MASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREProvides jobs for persons with disabilities and serves as training site for older special education students or adults with developmental disabilities. Sells new and gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, household items, and toys. Generates funds for Goodwill services for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, seniors, immigrants, ex-offenders and youth. Welcomes donations.NassauMASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
PARKER ADULT DAY HEALTH CAREOffers two (day and evening) five hour a day programs of individualized medical and nursing care. Provides social work services, therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation, nutrition counseling, dental services, podiatry services, medication counseling, audiology screening, socialization, hot lunch and transportation. Serves frail elderly and disabled who are unable to function independently in the community, physically or mentally impaired, socially isolated or who needs assistance with personal care.NassauPARKER ADULT DAY HEALTH CAREPARKER JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION
PREVENTION NOT SUSPENSION-A POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR HIGH RISK YOUTHProvides academic tutoring, social/life skill training, mentoring and prevention workshops for students that are referred by their school district due to behavior problems, truancy, and/or substance abuse.SuffolkPREVENTION NOT SUSPENSION-A POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR HIGH RISK YOUTHSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
RECREATION PROGRAMProvides a variety of recreational activities including weekend activities, vacations, overnight trips, and bowling for adults 21 and over, with a documented developmental disability. Promotes socialization and peer relationships while enjoying activities in the community with staff support.NassauRECREATION PROGRAMADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
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
SUMMER FIELD TRIPSProvides youth with trips and special events designed to provide necessary socialization, recreation, entertainment and outlets for youth who are not financially able to participate in such activities. Call for more information.NassauSUMMER FIELD TRIPSGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.

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