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    Taxonomy Code: TJ-6500.8500

    Programs that use any of a wide variety of materials to educate the public about issues that relate to a particular field or topic.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory, E-Reference and Answers 24x7. Also offers book discussions, Defensive Driving, computer skills classes and informational seminars and workshops on a variety of topics. Also offers a wide range of programs which may include gardening, sign language and arts and crafts.SuffolkADULT SERVICESEMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
    AQUACULTURE DEPARTMENTGrows seed clams, oysters and bay scallops for the enhancement/restoration of natural shellfish populations in local town and New York State waters. Offers public education on the importance of shellfish through facility and site tours. Also offers to the public oyster gardening opportunities.SuffolkAQUACULTURE DEPARTMENTTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
    COMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMProvides free breast health education to adolescents and adults at businesses, associations, colleges, faith-based organizations and community centers throughout the New York area. Call for more information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMMAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for quality, affordable and accessible child care in legislation and public policy for children and families. The Council collaborates and works with other child care organizations and community groups, schools, etc. to educate about and support high-quality child care. Child Care Council of Nassau outreaches to families via numerous organizations and agencies in the community through a variety of venues, including those that serve the Hispanic population (agency events, community fairs, libraries, churches, etc.). Families learn of various workshops, seminars, and webinars related to parenting in the community through email alerts from Council. Council actively participates with other child care and early education agencies in statewide efforts to create a cohesive and comprehensive agenda in Nassau County and Albany, and for clarification, support, and dissemination of statewide information.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for quality, affordable and accessible child care in legislation and public policy for children and families. The Council collaborated and works with other child care organizations and community groups, school, etc. to education about and support high-quality child care. SuffolkCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FOR PATIENT SAFETYOffers community health education and workshops related to patient safety and advocacy. Call for more information.NassauCOMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FOR PATIENT SAFETYPULSE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for community resources for the homeless of Nassau and Suffolk Counties including the development of emergency, transitional and permanent low cost housing. Provides opportunities for agencies to present current issues facing Long Island's homeless and educates professionals about available services. Coordinates applications to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for homeless funding and conducts an annual Homeless Count. Provides technical assistance to local organizations whose services do not meet the criteria for HUD funding, but are essential for meeting the needs of the homeless.SuffolkEDUCATION AND ADVOCACYLONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
    FREE COMMUNITY LECTURESOffers free lectures on health topics to community members with the objective of educating, raising awareness, improving understanding of risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment. Topics may include cancer, diabetes, nutrition, stroke, cardiology and glaucoma. Topics are based on requests from the community, hospital physicians, staff and national health observances and recognition days. Call for more information.SuffolkGOOD SAMARITAN UNIVERSITYGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    HIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMProvides a 40 minute interactive lesson for high school students focusing on lifestyle changes to reduce risks for breast cancer and introduces students to methods of early detection. Call for more information.SuffolkHIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMMAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
    HOW DO WE BUILD A JUST LONG ISLAND?Offers public forums and discussions on structural racism and segregation on Long Island in an effect to promote advocacy and rise community awareness, with the goal of building collective actions to advance racial equality and inclusion. Please call for additional information on meeting locations and dates.NassauHOW DO WE BUILD A JUST LONG ISLAND?ERASE RACISM
    LONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLOROffers several programs aimed at educating the African-American population about HIV infections and promoting behavior that reduces the incidence of HIV infections. Programs offered include the SISTA (Sisters Informing Sisters About Topics on AIDS) Intervention, Peer Program and Outreach, and Health Communication/Public Information (HCPI). Also provides the coordination of multi-agency case management, HIV counseling and testing along with information on related supportive services. The SISTA Intervention, comprised of five 2 hour sessions, offers opportunities to role play, discuss relevant issues and build self-esteem.NassauLONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLORLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERAssists patrons and professionals in obtaining services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, ages birth through 21. Provides information about options for required services, educational environments, service delivery system and New York State Education Department reform initiatives. Also offers workshops/training for parents and professionals on topics which may include evaluation, early intervention, transition planning, parent involvement and IEP meetings.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER
    NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHPromotes and protects the health of all who live, work and play in Nassau County. This is accomplished through direct services and community partnerships in the following areas: development and maintenance of individual and community preparedness for public health hazards and events; investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases; prevention of environmental health hazards through assessment, regulation, and remediation; promotion of healthy lifestyles through outreach and education; provision for evaluation and services to individuals, children, and families that have developmental delays and concerns.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    NOT ONE MORE LIFEOffers asthma screenings and education for faith-based organizations.SuffolkNOT ONE MORE LIFEASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
    PARENT PREVENTION PROGRAMSOffers parents of elementary and middle school students parent education on bullying prevention, Internet safety and relational aggression. Workshops are offered on site to parent groups of ten or more. Call for more information.NassauPARENT PREVENTION PROGRAMSCAPS-CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES
    PREVENTION IS THE CURESeeks to focus on the disease rather than ways of coping with it once diagnosed by: increasing public awareness of environmental links to the disease; gaining support for the precautionary principles as it applies to public policy; urging the public to demand more funding for environmental health research; and encouraging a better attitude toward personal lifestyle.SuffolkPREVENTION IS THE CUREHUNTINGTON BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
    SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHProvides breast health and breast cancer education. Offers bilingual workshops, attends community events, and provides outreach throughout Long Island. Also offers referrals to free/low cost mammograms for women who are uninsured and/or undocumented.NassauSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH
    VETERANS' AFFAIRSAdvocates on behalf of all veterans, advises Supervisor and Town Council on veterans' affairs and issues, promotes military observances and holidays to the general public, and educates the community regarding significant contributions by veterans to America's freedom.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON

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