LGBTQ Advocacy Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.3100-400

    Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning or are in the process of coming out.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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)
    LAMBDA LEGALProtects civil rights and offers legal assistance to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV.LAMBDA LEGALLAMBDA LEGAL
    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)
    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
    PEP HEALTH-NASSAUProvides GLBT youth and allies, ages 13-21, with the knowledge, motivation, and skills necessary to make proud and responsible decisions concerning their sexual health.SuffolkPEP HEALTH-NASSAUTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    PEP HEALTH-SUFFOLKProvides GLBT youth and allies, ages 13-21 with the knowledge, motivation, and skills necessary to make proud and responsible decisions concerning their sexual health.SuffolkPEP HEALTH-SUFFOLKTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    PRIDE FOR YOUTHProvides education, outreach and supportive services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning(LGBTQ) youth and their families. Offers weekly young adult and transgender support groups, individual and family counseling, free and confidential HIV/STD (up to age 45)screening and referrals to sexual health services. Also provides a Friday night drop-in-center for socializing with peers and drop-in short term counseling, as needed. Provides education, outreach counseling and supportive services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning(LGBTQ) youth up to age 30 and their families. Also provides a Friday night drop-in-center up to age 21 for socializing with peers and drop-in short term counseling, as needed. Provides social and educational groups for gay, bisexual and transgender young men (ages 17-26). Offers school based services to include outreach and individual counseling at targeted schools, gay straight alliance (GSA) coordination and workshops, and workshops on Homophobia, and Transphobia. Offers workshops to professionals on working with LGBTQ youth and creating safer schools.NassauPRIDE FOR YOUTHLONG ISLAND CRISIS CENTER
    SAFE SCHOOLS TEAMProvides a dynamic group of student activists from Nassau and Suffolk counties that evaluates, directs and implements programs and services to create safer and more supportive schools for GLBT students and their allies.SuffolkSAFE SCHOOLS TEAMTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    SOCIAL/SUPPORT DISCUSSION GROUPSOffers social support and discussion groups a program for teenagers and a program for young adults in their 20's.SuffolkSOCIAL/SUPPORT DISCUSSION GROUPSTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)

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