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    Taxonomy Code: YH-6000.3100

    Americans of Spanish or Latin American descent. Latin America is a geographic and cultural region comprising 18 Spanish-speaking countries, Brazil, and Haiti, or generally the areas which Spain and Portugal colonized in the Americas.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGAssists Hispanic immigrants whose education, immigration or civil rights have been violated. Organizes meetings with the community to inform and advise members regarding their rights. Coordinates efforts with organizations that work in defense of rights. Call for further information.NassauADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
    AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE PROGRAMOffers an after-school program and full day child care, during school vacations including the summer, for children ages 5-17 residing in the Town of Hempstead. Homework assistance is provided by volunteers with an emphasis on reading, expressive and receptive language skills, mathematics and concept development. Recreational activities and snacks are provided. Collaboration with local schools is encouraged by the program coordinator and bilingual staff. Older students (ages 13-17) may serve as program volunteers, translators or participate as interns in local businesses. On-site child care.NassauAFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE PROGRAMHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE, INC.
    AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING PROGRAMOffers after school tutoring services to youth ages 6-13. Also provides homework assistance, anti bullying workshops and computer literacy instruction.NassauAFTER SCHOOL TUTORING PROGAMHEMPSTEAD HISPANIC CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
    CASA SALVAProvides Rapid Re-housing for survivors of domestic violence and their families. Program assists individuals secure housing and provides a rent subsidy for a limited time.NassauCASA SALVACIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    CASA SERENIDADProvides permanent housing assistance for homeless individuals/families with a disability. Participants contribute 30% of their income to the rent. Contact office for forms, application and further information.NassauCASA SERENIDADCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    CHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM (RESPITE)Provides respite and support for families with children who are severely emotionally disturbed. It is designed to reduce family stress, reduce the incidence of hospitalization, and decrease the risk of child abuse. Services include evaluation, respite. family support groups, parenting skills group, tutoring, socialization, recreation, case management and a Parent Advocate.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM (RESPITE)HISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH/FREEPORTProvides spiritual guidance, religious services and support for their congregation. Also provides various cultural and educational programs. Call for additional information.NassauCHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH/FREEPORTCHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH/FREEPORT
    COMMUNITY-BASED COUNSELING FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEOffers individual and/or group counseling to Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence. Counseling focuses on safety planning, empowerment and addressing the emotional consequences of experiencing domestic violence. Call to schedule an appointment.SuffolkCOMMUNITY-BASED COUNSELING FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEL.I. AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC.
    COMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMProvides diabetes education and awareness, literature, and speakers for community-based organizations, churches and clubs in minority population communities. Provides material for health fairs. Serves population of at-risk adults of African-American, Latino, or Native American ancestry.SuffolkCOMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION-LONG ISLAND AREA
    CONSULATE GENERAL OF EL SALVADORFosters good relations between the country he represents and the country in which he resides. Also issues and renews passports, notarizes legal documents, issues travel documents to foreigners who want to visit or live in his home country, and promotes his country's trade and tourism.SuffolkCONSULATE GENERAL OF EL SALVADORCONSULATE GENERAL OF EL SALVADOR- LONG ISLAND
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LIAISONWorks directly at the Department of Social Services providing assistance for individuals who are victims of domestic violence. Provides waiver if needed to ensure the safety of the individual. Waivers can include child support, spousal support and other support. Call for information.NassauDOMESTIC VIOLENCE LIAISONCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMProvides assistance to individuals who have a history of aggressive behavior with the opportunities of change learned behaviors through education. Clients are educated on the legal implications of their behavior as well as its efforts on their significant other and family members. Emphasis is placed on learning to take responsibility for one's behavior and learning to control violent impulses. Clients are given information on counseling services available to them and their families.NassauDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    EDUCATIONProvides English as a Second Language and Spanish literacy instruction. Offers workshops on nutrition and prevention health. Call for further information.NassauEDUCATIONCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
    EDUCATIONAL/CAREER COUNSELING/YOUTH LEADERSHIPProgram provides computer skills training which offers hands on training for those who are unemployed. Also included is English as a Second Language, workshops in youth leadership, self-esteem, employment opportunities, and technology to help students meet the changing demands of today's job market.SuffolkEDUCATIONAL/CAREER COUNSELING/YOUTH LEADERSHIPADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSOffers a Saturday Cultural Program to help youth learn their language, history and culture. Participants must speak Spanish. Call for further information.NassauEDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICESAssists in development of families by providing community service and support groups and incorporating and encouraging family structure and support. Address needs in the following areas: social services, domestic violence, child and elderly abuse, immigration, discrimination, housing, education issues, veterans affairs and crisis intervention.SuffolkFAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICESADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    FOOD PANTRYProvides a food for those in need. The pantry is open Thursdays from 12pm-2pm. Please call to confirm that food is available.NassauFOOD PANTRYCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    FORECLOSURE PREVENTIONThe HOPP(Homeowners Protection Program) approved counseling agency offers any individual facing home foreclosure information, advice and assistance with the loan modification process, pre-foreclosure and foreclosure procedures.NassauFORECLOSURE PREVENTIONHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE, INC.
    GED PREPARATIONOffers GED preparation in Spanish and in English. Call for further information.NassauGED PREPARATIONCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    GRUPO DE APOYO DE MUJERES LATINAS CONCANCER EN LOS SENOSOffers Latino breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkGROUPO DE APOYO DE MUJERES LATINAS CONCANCER EN LOS SENOSNORTHWELL HEALTH
    HISPANIC BROTHERHOOD SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMProvides a luncheon program every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to Nassau County residents, ages 60 and older. Offers a nutritious lunch along with opportunities for socialization. Call for addition information.NassauHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE, INC.
    HISPANIC ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (HEOP)Provides literature, advice, and consultation to low income Spanish speaking residents of Nassau County.NassauHISPANIC ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (HEOP)ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    HISPANIC INITIATIVEOffers the girl scout experience to girls and adults in Hispanic/Latino communities. Provides information on Latino culture along with opportunities for Hispanic scouts and leaders to work within their community.SuffolkHISPANIC INITIATIVEGIRL SCOUTS OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    HISPANIC OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides information and referral, case management, advocacy, and assistance with obtaining benefits, transportation, housing, medical services, and translation/interpretation.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
    HISPANIC OUTREACH SERVICESProvides Independent Living Services by culturally sensitive, bi-lingual staff members who focus on issues directly related to and which impact the disabled Hispanic Community. Provides services such as peer counseling, advocacy, housing referrals, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), limited transportation, equipment loan, etc. to the Hispanic community in Nassau County. Creative arts workshops are provided. Appointment required.NassauHISPANIC OUTREACH SERVICESlong island capitsal alliance
    HIV/AIDS SERVICESProvides targeted outreach and HIV prevention education, case management services, support groups, and counseling services to HIV infected individuals. Services are available to HIV individuals and their families. Call for further information outreach and support group activities have varied hours.NassauHIV/AIDS SERVICESCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    HOUSING AND TENANT COUNSELING SERVICESProvides intervention on behalf of tenants to prevent homelessness and to assist those who are homeless. This includes assistance in finding affordable housing, advocacy and dispute resolution in landlord/tenant matters, assist tenants in money management and household budgeting. Referrals are made to programs such as: HEAP, SECTION 8, Social Services, and Public Housing. Assistance with applications to these programs are provided, particularly, for those with language and cultural barriers.SuffolkHOUSING AND TENANT COUNSELING SERVICESADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAMProvides housing counseling assistance in resolving housing issues and locating affordable housing for individuals and families. Offers assistance with landlord/tenant crises, evictions, foreclosure prevention services, mortgage default and homelessness. Provides advocacy, assistance with transition to permanent housing, legal advice and referrals to appropriate federal housing programs.NassauHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAMHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE, INC.
    IMMIGRATION PROGRAMProvides information and education on Immigration Laws. Offers assistance in filing applications with the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Appointment required, call for further information.NassauIMMIGRATION PROGRAMCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
    INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides referral services in the areas of community organizations, health, housing, employment, social services, education, government issues and voter registration. Second location at 10 Third Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    LA CASITAProvides continuing day treatment mental health services to Hispanic/Spanish speaking clients. Services include: assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, vocational/educational training, recreation, crisis intervention, rehabilitation services, social support, self help and empowerment services for individuals 18 years or older.SuffolkLA CASITAPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    LATINA GIRLS PROJECTWorks with Hispanic girls ages 12-16 to address the high rate of attempted suicides among young Hispanic girls from impoverished areas of Nassau County.NassauLATINA GIRLS PROJECTNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
    LATINO FAMILY RESOURCES PROGRAMProvides programs for substance abuse, domestic violence, and HIV Prevention, anger management, conflict resolution and workshop series.NassauLATINO FAMILY RESOURCES PROGRAMCOPAY, INC.
    LONG BEACH LATINO CIVIC ASSOCIATIONEmpowers the Latino/a residents of Long Beach to become integral members of the city's mainstream institutional life, while both embracing the American experience and continuing to nurture and share their own distinct Latino culture with each other and the greater Long Beach community. Call or visit website for additional information.NassauLONG BEACH LATINO CIVIC ASSOCIATIONLONG BEACH LATINO CIVIC ASSOCIATION
    LONG BEACH SOCCER CLUBOffers a soccer program, including a travel team, for boys and girls ages 4-18. There is a program charge for uniforms. Call for further information.NassauLONG BEACH SOCCER CLUBCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    LONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCEProvides the Hispanic business community with support programs, workshops, and networking opportunities in order to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of the Hispanic community on Long Island.NassauLONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCELONG ISLAND HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION PROGRAMProvides a Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC) that helps individuals with developmental disabilities and mental retardation explore life needs and wants by assisting them in gaining access to necessary supports and services. Call for further information.SuffolkMEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT PROGRAMProvides psychiatric and psychological evaluations, individual, family, and group therapy, medication management, crisis intervention, case management, early intervention, and outpatient treatment, health screening and referral, discharge planning, and therapy groups.NassauMENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT PROGRAMHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV/AIDSProvides services such as psychiatric evaluations, individual, family, and group counseling, crisis intervention, family support groups, medication management, and referrals to adults infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Call. Walk in. Appointment preferred.NassauMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV/AIDSHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMAssists mental health clients in securing transitional housing that will eventually lead to independent living. Services include linkage with a comprehensive community support system of case management, mental health rehabilitation, respite, employment and health supports. Twenty-four hour, seven day a week, bi-lingual case management services are offered.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    MULTI-CULTURAL AND MULTI-LINGUAL SERVICESProvides evaluation, psychotherapy and counseling for Latinos, Persians, Portuguese/Brazilians, group/individual/marital/family therapy, acculturation and counseling for the new immigrant, multicultural workshops, multicultural support groups, and psychiatric examinations and psychotropic medication, anger management, conflict resolution and workshop series.NassauMULTI-CULTURAL AND MULTI-LINGUAL SERVICESCOPAY, INC.
    NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF HISPANIC AFFAIRSServes as the liaison between County government and its large Hispanic population. Coordinates resources for the Hispanic community with the goal of educating, empowering and developing integration initiatives that will foster greater participation in Nassau County’s social, economic, and civic life. Works with the County Executive’s Office and other County agencies on the research, analysis, and implementation of policy to ensure that the Hispanic community is afforded equal opportunities, meaningful engagement, and access to Nassau County government.NassauNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF HISPANIC AFFAIRSNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF HISPANIC AFFAIRS
    NOAH'S ARK OUTREACHProvides food, clothing, counseling, ESL (English as a Second Language) and SSL (Spanish as a Second Language), and a Christmas Outreach Dinner. Minors must call, sign up, and require parental consent. Call for personal appointment and language interpreter requirements.SuffolkNOAH'S ARK OUTREACHTHE FULL GOSPEL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
    PARTNERS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM-HEMPSTEADOffers an educational after school program to elementary school children providing educational and recreational activities. Located in Circulo Center, Hempstead.NassauPARTNERS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM-HEMPSTEADCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    PARTNERS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM-LONG BEACHOffers an educational after school program to elementary school children providing educational and recreational activities. Located in the East Elementary School in Long Beach.NassauPARTNERS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM-LONG BEACHCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    RYAN WHITE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMProvides HIV positive residents of Nassau County with medical transportation for primary care, mental health, dental and substance use appointments. Services include round-trip taxi rides, gas cards and metrocards.NassauRYAN WHITE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    SALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADAssists victims of domestic violence with court advocacy, Department of Social Service waivers, and case management. Support Groups meet weekly. Provides assistance to acquire child support, child custody issues and Orders of Protection. Call for further information.NassauSALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMProvides seniors with a nutritious meal five days a week at a low cost. Also provides socialization opportunities, participation in group outings, attendance at legislative forums in Albany focusing on issues relating to seniors, recreational activities, and guest speakers addressing issues and concerns of seniors, such as Health Medicaid/Medicare, Food Stamps, HEAP, counseling and low-income housing needs. The program also provides transportation to seniors for their medical and dental appointments, prescription drug pick-up, food shopping and other essentials and to family and nutrition services.SuffolkSENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    SEPA MUJERProvides free legal services and referrals to latina women in abusive relationships. Also offers a workshop, the first for latina women, is a free six-week course (in Spanish) on leadership and basic legal rights training. Topics include domestic violence, access to medical care and education, and legal rights as workers, parents and spouses. Legal services available to Suffolk County residents. All other services open to Long Island residents. Call for further information.SuffolkSEPA MUJERSEPA MUJER
    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
    SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMProvides rental assistance to individuals diagnosed with mental illness. Case managers assist individuals locate and secure housing. Program participants receive support services to enable independent living.NassauSUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMProvides housing services to mentally ill individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their housing situation, and are receiving treatment in any Mental Health program. Services include home visits, case management services, support groups, education, and recreation. Call for more information.NassauSUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    TEEN DROP-IN CENTERProvides safe, supervised environment for at risk youth ages 12-17 during after school hours. Offers homework help along with crisis counseling, and information and referrals. Parental involvement is encouraged. Also provides recreational activities including games, dance instruction, movies and video games. Offers prevention workshops on topics such as drug and alcohol use, gang involvement and pregnancy.NassauTEEN DROP-IN CENTERHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    THE LEEDS PLACE-SERVING YOUNG PEOPLEOffers drug and alcohol treatment services, specializing in the adolescent population, mental health treatment services, Advantage Afterschool Programs, off-site treatment at Westbury Middle School, Good Beginnings for Babies as well as the following Community Outreach Programs: Weed and Seed Substance Abuse Program, Youth of Culture Drug Free Club, Hispanic Family Life Program, and Substance Abuse School Prevention Program. Call for more info.NassauTHE LEEDS PLACE-SERVING YOUNG PEOPLENORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
    VOCATIONAL AND COMPUTER TRAINING CENTERProvides computer skills, hands-on training for beginners and for more experienced users. Programs are for current students, out-of-school youth, and adults. Vocational training is designed for people who are welfare recipients, the unemployed, or those seeking a career change. Programs include career counseling, evaluations, workshops and classes for job readiness, networking, job-search, resume writing, interview skills, and follow-up support service after employment. ESL training and GED assistance is available.SuffolkVOCATIONAL AND COMPUTER TRAINING CENTERADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESSeeking volunteers to assist staff in organizing materials distribution at health fairs, festivals and outreach sites for the HIV/AIDS prevention program targeting high school students, minorities and high risk populations. Spanish speaking a plus. Call for further information.NassauVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    YOUTH AND FAMILIES PROGRAMAssists Hispanic youth and their families in the acculturation process. Addresses problems associated with scholastic underachievement, family dysfunction, domestic violence, child abuse, and neglect. Provides individual and group counseling, family mediation, parent education series, crisis intervention, and school intervention to assist Hispanic youth and their families. Offers after school homework help/tutoring and six week summer camp.NassauYOUTH AND FAMILIES PROGRAMHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER

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