|COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.||Provides technical assistance, information and referral, and consultation to community organizations, public officials, the media, and others concerned with affordable housing and issues affecting access and equity. Supports the development of safe, low-cost housing in mixed-income, integrated neighborhoods and downtowns throughout Long Island. THIS ORGANIZATION PROVIDES NO DIRECT CLIENT SERVICES OR INDIVIDUAL REFERRALS.||Nassau||COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.||COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.|
|EDUCATION SERVICES||Develops and offers professional development (training, coaching, and technical assistance) consistent with the New York State Core Body of Knowledge Core Competencies for all modalities of child care (Family, Group Family, Center and School Age). Council offers the New York State Office of Children & Family Services (NYS OCFS) mandated 15 hour Foundations in Health & Safety Training required for registration of licensing of new Family/Group Family providers; recruitment and business practices workshops; technical assistance for potential and new providers of all modalities, Medication Administration Training (MAT) required for those that administer medication to children in their program and The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential for early childhood education professionals.
New York State Training and Technical Assistance Professional Credentialed specialists are available with expertise in infants and toddlers, preschool and elementary/middle school development, care and education. Council staff provide interactive in-person professional development at Council as well as at your location (through fee for service) as requested by programs and community agencies. Topics for training, coaching, and/or technical assistance include but are not limited tio all NYS OCFS required topics for the 30 hours of mandated training; child growth and development; responding to challenging behaviors; family and community relationships; culturally responsive practice; observation and assessment; environment and curriculum; health. safety and nutrition; coping with tragedy, trauma and disasters; professionalism and leadership; administration and management; NYS OCFS regulations; national accreditation self-studies; and professional development planning. Bilingual (English/Spanish) services are available.||Nassau||EDUCATION SERVICES||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.|
|EMPLOYER SERVICES||Provides technical assistance for employers wishing to establish on-site or near-site child care resource and referral services as employee benefit. On contractual basis to employer, development and implementation of dependent care assistance plans, work site seminars on work and family issues. Offers monthly classes.||Suffolk||EMPLOYER SERVICES||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.|
|HEALTH SERVICES||Provides assistance to Child Care Providers by helping them develop their Health Care Plans that describe how they will meet the requirements and standards set by New York State with regards to health policies and medication. After preparation of the Health Care Plan, a site visit is made to ensure compliance with the plan and to verify administration in their program.
Health Services is presently made up of two Registered Nurses (RNs) who are Health Care Consultants. Both are trained as Medication Administration Training (MAT) instructors and provide the 8 hour required program at Child Care Council of Nassau.
The department actively develops, prepares and presents educational programs for child care providers, both at the Child Care Council of Nassau and at individual programs. The Health Care Consultants field many technical assistance phone calls and act as a source of information and guidance in caring for the health needs of all children in child care. MAT courses offered.||Nassau||HEALTH SERVICES||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.|
|INFORMATION NETWORK SERVICE||Instituted at request of school superintendents to develop surveys on specific subjects to aid districts in future planning.||Suffolk||INFORMATION NETWORK SERVICE||SCOPE EDUCATION SERVICES|
|LONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGY||Provides technical assistance by our staff of engineers to small and medium-sized manufacturers and technology-based companies assist entreprenurial enterprises through their manufacturing incubator and business services.||Nassau||LONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGY||LONG ISLAND FORUM FOR TECHNOLOGY|
|LONG ISLAND REGIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES CENTER||Provides training, resources, and technical assistance to all schools and community agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in all areas related to health and wellness. These areas include health curriculum, health services, violence prevention, nutrition, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, emotional health, parent and community involvement. The center also offers a health resource library with curricula, videos, health modules and guides available for loan to all school staff, parents, and community organizations.||Suffolk||LONG ISLAND REGIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES CENTER||WESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION|
|NATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)||Assists in the transition of deaf-blind young people as they move from education to adult services. Provides technical assistance to public and private agencies and to parent groups who are working towards community integration and the enhancement of quality of life. This includes training and technical assistance in community-based living arrangements, employment, recreation and leisure, health and other individual and family support services. Offers small conferences, structured workshops, on-site and/or off-site program consultation and information and referral services.||Nassau||NATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)||HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)|
|NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE||Provides training, technical assistance mentoring and professional development to schools and educational agencies on behalf of children and young adults, ages 0-21, who are deaf-blind. Also offers networking, resources, information and referral as well as support for families and professionals working with the deaf-blind.||NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE||NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE|
|OLDER ADULT PROGRAM||Provides program consultation, staff development, coordination of workshops, seminars and conferences, and development of resource materials to professionals in the fields of rehabilitation and aging.||OLDER ADULT PROGRAM||HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)|
|QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION||Monitors regulatory compliance by service providers within the district. Provides technical assistance and training to consumer agencies, maintains medical records provides program evaluations as well as statistical and analytical reports, and provides oversight and technical assistance to agencies that offer services to developmentally disabled individuals in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Call for further information.||Suffolk||NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES-HAUPPAUGE||NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)|
|REGION ONE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER||Empowers families and informs and involves professionals and other individuals interested in healthy development and educational rights of children. SPAN's foremost commitment is to children with the greatest need due to disability, discrimination, and other special circumstances. Region 1 parent centers are located in: Niantic, Connecticut, Augusta, Maine, Sanford, Maine, Boston, Massachusetts, Concord, New Hampshire, Newark, New Jersey, Rochester, New York, New York City, New York, and Williston, Vermont. Call for more information.||REGION ONE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER||TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ALLIANCE FOR PARENT CENTERS|
|REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION SERVICES||Inspects and registers New York State Office of Children and Family Services family day care and school age child care programs. Provides technical assistance and ongoing monitoring of programs to ensure compliance with state regulations.||Suffolk||REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION SERVICES||CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.|
|SCORE LONG ISLAND||Is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our chapter of SCORE staffs several different locations on Long Island with volunteer counselors. We offer free individual counseling, mentoring, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of local small businesses. Whether you are planning to start a new business, have issues with your current business, or are looking to expand, SCORE can help your company realize its goals. Our only objective is your company's success. For more information call for details and a brochure.||Suffolk||SCORE LONG ISLAND||SCORE LONG ISLAND|