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People who, because of their economic, environmental or family situation or a health problem or disability, are considered more likely than others to be affected by or become involved in self-destructive behavior, criminal activity, abuse, substance abuse, chronic unemployment, homelessness, unwanted pregnancy and other problems which threaten their health, safety and/or personal development.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
CENTRAL INFORMATION AND REFERRALConducts professional intake, assessment, and appropriate referrals for the poor, isolated, disadvantaged, and vulnerable on Long Island.NassauCENTRAL INFORMATION AND REFERRALCATHOLIC CHARITIES
COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMSThe Community Education Department helps the professional community be more effective in working with clients of all ages who are victims of rape and sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and child abuse and neglect. The staff is available to perform onsite trainings for mental health practitioners, substance abuse counselors, youth workers, educators, health practitioners, and those whose work may intersect the victims of family violence and rape and sexual assault. Seminars on mandated reporting of child abuse include: how to work with domestic violence victims; general and advanced overviews of trauma; prevention of dating abuse and sexual assault for middle, high school and college students; and elder abuse. Works with community members and parents on issues such as preventing sexual abuse of children, preventing dating abuse, and to prevent and respond to domestic abuse and rape and sexual assault.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMSTHE SAFE CENTER LI
CONSUMER ADVOCACY PROGRAMProvides services of consumer advocates to persons applying for various social assistance programs. All services are confidential. Customers can be referred to the Consuer Advocate for their area by calling 1-800-930-5003. Advocates cover both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.CONSUMER ADVOCACY PROGRAMNATIONAL GRID
CONSUMER ADVOCACY PROGRAMProvides services of consumer advocates to persons applying for various social assistance programs.All services are confidential.SuffolkCONSUMER ADVOCACY PROGRAMPSEG LONG ISLAND
COUNSELING PROGRAMOffers individual, family and group counseling for those individuals using or misusing alcohol and drugs. Specialized treatment groups include: Orientation, Early Sobriety, First and Second Stage Recovery, Adult Children of Addiction, Adolescent Parent Support, Significant Other groups and groups for those who are mandated by the criminal justice system. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS).SuffolkHORIZONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION CENTERTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
ENHANCED SUPERVISED VISITATIONProvides supervises visits following the coaching model in order to provide support and enhance the visiting parents' parenting skills. Visiting parents must have an open CPS case and have a Department of Social Services Casework who will make the referral to this office.SuffolkENHANCED SUPERVISED VISITATIONEAC NETWORK
FOOD PANTRY/EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE MESSIAHProvides food, clothing and other tangible resources. Call for further information.SuffolkFOOD PANTRY/EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE MESSIAHGOD'S PROVISION, INC.
GOLFWORKS PROGRAMProvides paid internship opportunities for students who have an interest in the game of golf and its related careers. Call for further informationGOLFWORKS PROGRAMMETROPOLITAN GOLF ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
HIV TREATMENT INFOLINEProvides HIV treatment and care information, free of charge, to people living with HIV, their providers and support networks. Staffed by highly trained volunteers to answer questions about living healthfully with HIV. The InfoLine is a call-back service only. Messages must be left and will be returned.HIV TREATMENT INFOLINEPROJECT INFORM
HOTLINEOffers HIV/AIDS information including client services, education programs and screened community referrals. Full-time professional crisis counselors staff the Hotline from 9am-6pm Monday-Friday. Bilingual counselors are available 9am-5pm Monday through Friday, and the Hotline is TTY/TTD accessible.SuffolkHOTLINELONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
INTERFACECoordinates toy, food, new and used clothing and school supplies and drives for local agencies and food pantries. Also offers Prom Gown Promotion program, free new gowns to girls going to their prom who cannot afford one.SuffolkHOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES-DIVISION OF YOUTH BUREAUTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
KID-TOO-KID FOUNDATION, INC.Provides underserved children, ages 3-15, with tutoring support, educational and art supplies. Offers support to children in hope of fostering their artistic and creative abilities and developing compassion and empathy.SuffolkKID-TOO-KID FOUNDATION, INC.KID-TOO-KID FOUNDATION, INC.
MENTORING MOTHERS PROGRAMProvides volunteer support and guidance, to women during and after pregnancy. Recruits, trains and links volunteers to pregnant women in need of support and provides on-going follow-ups.SuffolkMENTORING MOTHERS PROGRAMSUFFOLK PERINATAL COALITION
OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH (OMH)Offers medical and technical assistance to minority community organizations in Suffolk County. Develops community-based outreach programs for high risk individuals and educational awareness programs on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses. Collects and maintains data on diseases with greatest health disparities.SuffolkOFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH (OMH)SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
PREVENTION EDUCATIONEducates individuals, community groups and at risk populations on Long Island about HIV/AIDS. General community programs include: HIV Overview, Teen Peer Training, Professional Development, Parent/Caregiver and Teen HIV Training, Multiple-Session Education and Skill Building Programs for out of school youth, homeless adolescents and active substance users are available. Programs for people living with HIV/AIDS include: HIV and Disclosure Training, Health Education and Risk Reduction Program and confidential rapid HIV and HCV testing for partners and social networks of HIV+ individuals. Adults over 50 and communities of color, STI testing is available.SuffolkPREVENTION EDUCATIONLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
PROJECT SAFETY NETOffers at-risk Long Island residents in targeted Nassau and Suffolk County communities a variety of outreach services including FREE rapid HIV/HCV testing and counseling, fast tracking into substance abuse treatment, Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services (CRCS), distribution of condoms and referrals to primary health care, mental health, case management and other supportive services. The program also offers on the spot education about reducing the risk of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and other STD transmissions and the link between substance abuse and HIV. Provides assistance with enrollment in the HIV Uninsured Care Programs and Health Insurance Marketplace.SuffolkPROJECT SAFETY NETLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
SCHOOL-BASED MENTORING PROGRAMOffers Long Island students in grades 4-8, who are in need of positive role models, supervised one-to-one and group mentoring relationships. Weekly one hour meetings allow time for mentors and students to interact, collaborate and socialize .NassauSCHOOL-BASED MENTORING PROGRAMLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
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
SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCYProvides adults with a psychiatric disability ages 18 and over with a single room in a community residence that offers varying levels of supervision and assistance.SuffolkSINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCYCONCERN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
THEFT RESISTANT YOUTH (TRY)Provides education and support for youth who have been arrested for/caught shopliftingSuffolkTHEFT RESISTANT YOUTH (TRY)SUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES

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