|ADULT SERVICES||Provides 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.||Suffolk||ADULT SERVICES||EMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY|
|AQUACULTURE DEPARTMENT||Grows 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.||Suffolk||AQUACULTURE DEPARTMENT||TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON|
|COMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAM||Provides 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.||Suffolk||COMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAM||MAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION|
|COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||Advocates 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.||Nassau||COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.|
|COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||Advocates 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.
||Suffolk||COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.|
|COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FOR PATIENT SAFETY||Offers community health education and workshops related to patient safety and advocacy. Call for more information.||Nassau||COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FOR PATIENT SAFETY||PULSE OF NEW YORK, INC.|
|EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||Advocates 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.||Suffolk||EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY||LONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.|
|FREE COMMUNITY LECTURES||Offers 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.||Suffolk||GOOD SAMARITAN UNIVERSITY||GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER|
|HIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAM||Provides 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.||Suffolk||HIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAM||MAURER 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.||Nassau||HOW DO WE BUILD A JUST LONG ISLAND?||ERASE RACISM|
|LONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLOR||Offers 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.||Nassau||LONG ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF COLOR||LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE|
|LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER||Assists 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.||Suffolk||LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER||LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER|
|NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH||Promotes 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.||Nassau||NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH||NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH|
|NOT ONE MORE LIFE||Offers asthma screenings and education for faith-based organizations.||Suffolk||NOT ONE MORE LIFE||ASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND|
|PARENT PREVENTION PROGRAMS||Offers 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.||Nassau||PARENT PREVENTION PROGRAMS||CAPS-CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES|
|PREVENTION IS THE CURE||Seeks 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.||Suffolk||PREVENTION IS THE CURE||HUNTINGTON BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION|
|SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH||Provides 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.||Nassau||SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH||SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH|
|VETERANS' AFFAIRS||Advocates 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.||Suffolk||DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICES||TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON|