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Programs that provide information about a particular topic or service that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel such as a video relay service. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the field.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
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
INFORMATION LINEHelps people get answers to questions about supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities in New York State. Also takes complaints of alleged misconduct, fraud, waste and abuse in the OPWDD service system. Requests for information will be referred to someone who will return the call. Representatives available in English and Spanish speaking or translation services available for other languages.NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES-HAUPPAUGENEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
MEDICAID PROVIDER REFERRAL SERVICESPersons with a Medicaid card can call 1-800-541-2831 to find out the names of primary care physicians and specialists who accept Medicaid.SuffolkMEDICAID PROVIDER REFERRAL SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
NATIONAL MEGAN'S LAW HOTLINE AND REFERRAL SERVICEProvides access to sex offender registration information in all 50 States. Provides no cost sex offender e-mail alert program. Offers prevention education and referral services for victims and their non-offending family members. Call for more information.NATIONAL MEGAN'S LAW HOTLINE AND REFERRAL SERVICEPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW
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
PHYSICIAN REFERRAL INFORMATIONTo locate a St. Francis Hospital physician in the specialty of your choice, call 1-888-HEARTNY.NassauPHYSICIAN REFERRAL INFORMATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
PHYSICIAN REFERRAL SERVICEProvides information and referral in selecting a physician best suited to meet individual needs.SuffolkPHYSICIAN REFERRAL SERVICEST. CATHERINE OF SIENA MEDICAL CENTER
PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides adult and child sexual abuse education and rape prevention for children, teens and adults. Offers internet safety prevention education for teens, parents and professionals working with children, contract agencies, (Pre-K-Grade 12), and the general public. Call for more information.PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAMPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW
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
SECURITY/POLICE INFORMATION NETWORKSeeks to increase public safety through the sharing of important and timely information. SPIN members are contacted by e-mail or text messaging of unfolding emergency/disaster situations as they occur. Call for further information on becoming a member of SPIN.NassauSECURITY/POLICE INFORMATION NETWORKNASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SUFFOLK COUNTY CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE SERVICES REFERRAL HOTLINEOffers a referral hotline for child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members.SUFFOLK COUNTY CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE SERVICES REFERRAL HOTLINEPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW

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