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    Programs that offer a telephone service that enables people who are troubled to talk confidentially about their personal problems with an empathetic listener. These programs are often staffed by volunteers who can offer referrals for ongoing treatment, if needed.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADOPTION INFORMATION LINEProvides a 24 hour hotline for Nassau County residents offering information about the adoption process, post adoption resources, options counseling and adoption services. Also offers referrals, information for professionals along with information on a variety of topics including infertility and family planning.NassauADOPTION INFORMATION LINESPENCE CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
    ANIMAL SCIENCE HELPLINEAnswers questions related to domestic pets and livestock. Offers referrals to other agencies as needed.SuffolkANIMAL SCIENCE HELPLINECORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    ARE YOU OK?Provides a daily telephone reassurance program for seniors. Seniors do not have to go Ireland Place, a Police Officer will come to your home to fill out all information necessary to have you sign up for the program. A time is set for a call to you from the Police and if you do not answer the phone an officer is sent to the house to see that you are OK. Call for more information.SuffolkARE YOU OK?VILLAGE OF AMITYVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
    BOOTS ON THE GROUND NYOffers a variety of veteran support activities, programs and services. These include PTSD support, food pantry services, furniture pantry services, care packages, holiday programs, and welcome home troops activities. Additionally, operates a Veteran Activity Center that houses peer groups, 12 step meetings, breathing and yoga classes and also PT programs. The VAC has a full service pantry, group meeting room, session and training area, video/TV lounge, coffee café area and a fully stocked pantry of food, toiletries and cleaners as well as miscellaneous furnishings.SuffolkBOOTS ON THE GROUND NYBOOTS ON THE GROUND NY
    CENTER CAREProvides mental health and support services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adults ages 22-49 and their families and friends. Offers individual, couples, family and group counseling, a helpline to address issues, advocacy programs, referrals to health service providers and in service training for health care and human service providers. Call for informationSuffolkCENTER CARETHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    COMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/BAY SHOREProvides free walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/BAY SHOREFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    COMMUNITY ADVOCACY INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/MASTICProvides free walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/MASTICFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    COMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/RIVERHEADProvides walk-in or phone-in help for individuals and families experiencing a wide variety of needs, such as temporary emergencies for food, utility shutoffs, potential loss of housing or other essential resources. Offers community advocacy, supportive counseling and linkage to other Family Service League programs, as well as government and community agencies.SuffolkCOMMUNITY ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (C.A.I.R.)/RIVERHEADFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    CONSUMER LINKProvides peer support and self-help mental health services to meet the immediate and long term needs of all mental health service recipients and psychiatric survivors by providing direct concrete services, advocacy and support opportunities. Services include: peer support, The Phone Link Warm Line, Consumer Representation, a self-help library resource center and self-help groups. Offers a Consumer Link newsletter. Call for information regarding the Turquoise House Crisis Respite.NassauCONSUMER LINKMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TEAMProvides assistance to emergency workers in times of emotional need or crisis resulting from either emergency service work or personal life. Twenty-four member team consists of psychologist, nursing staff, CSWs, EMTs, AEMTs, firefighters, and police officers. Hotline for emergency personnel only.SuffolkCRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TEAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
    HEALTHY FAMILIES HOTLINEProvides a toll free number which offers information and referrals about various health insurance options to the general public, and to community agencies. Geared towards families, and individuals either uninsured or underinsured, helping callers enroll in either Medicaid or Family/Child Health Plus. Provides information regarding health insurance applications.SuffolkHEALTHY FAMILIES HOTLINEST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
    HIV TREATMENT INFOLINEProvides HIV treatment and care information, free of charge, to people living with HIV, their providers and support networks. Staffed by highly trained volunteers to answer questions about living healthfully with HIV. The InfoLine is a call-back service only. Messages must be left and will be returned.HIV TREATMENT INFOLINEPROJECT INFORM
    HOME HEALTH AGENCYProvides a range of skilled services on an intermittent basis. Staff serves as a liason between patient, family, and physician, coordinating provision of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, medical social services, home health aides, arrangement for medical supplies and equipment, and intravenous services.NassauHOME HEALTH AGENCYWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    HOTLINEOffers anonymous local support groups and a hotline.SuffolkHOTLINEBOOTS ON THE GROUND NY
    HOTLINEOffers HIV/AIDS information including client services, education programs and screened community referrals. Full-time professional crisis counselors staff the Hotline from 9am-6pm Monday-Friday. Bilingual counselors are available 9am-5pm Monday through Friday, and the Hotline is TTY/TTD accessible.SuffolkHOTLINELONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
    HOTLINEOffers telephone crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence or rape/sexual assault. Trained staff and volunteers link callers to necessary resources and referrals while providing supportive listening.SuffolkHOTLINETHE RETREAT, INC.
    INFOLINENARSAD staff answers basic questions about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of psychiatric illnesses. Provides information and support groups and other mental health organizations. Educational materials available at no cost on a wide range of psychiatric disorders including depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, panic, eating, obsessive-compulsive, autism and attention deficit. Infoline does not provide medical advice.INFOLINEBRAIN AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides referrals in all areas affecting the advancement of mental health and well-being including holistic based. Also offers a Lending Library.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
    INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESOffers medical guidance to adoptive parents prior to, during, and following adoption of a baby from overseas. Medical abstracts and other data are evaluated contact may be made with representatives from countries of origin parents are prepared for travel urgent medical advice is available 24 hours a day when parents are abroad the child receives a complete medical evaluation and physical usually within a few days of arrival. Follow-up medical care can be provided or a consultation letter is sent to the child's pediatrician summarizing the history and physical examination.NassauINTERNATIONAL ADOPTION MEDICAL CONSULTATION SERVICESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    PARENT HELPOffers families in crisis telephone-based counseling and mediation aimed at improving parental relationships, parenting skills and opening lines of communication. Provides information about child development, custody, child support and the court systems. Establishes and increases compliance with co-parenting plans, support orders and visitation schedules.PARENT HELPCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
    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
    PEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTSTelephone self-help group for adult children caring for elderly and/or disabled parents.SuffolkPEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTSPEOPLE CARING FOR PARENTS
    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
    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
    SUPPORT LINEProvides telephone calls to community members who are homebound or physically isolated who are suffering from psychological or emotional problems or who require a support system. Persons called can be self-referred or referred by physician, psychiatrist, mental health center, case manager, health care provider, or hotline counselor. Also provides therapist referrals and a referral service.SUPPORT LINERESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    TELEPHONE COUNSELING AND REFERRALTrained volunteers offer telephone counseling and referrals for Arthritis Foundation programs and other community services throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkTELEPHONE COUNSELING AND REFERRALARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER

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