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    Taxonomy Code: YJ-0500.0300

    Families who, because of their economic or environmental situation or history or a health problem or disability, are considered more likely than others to follow a generational pattern of self-destructive behavior, criminal activity, gang involvement, substance abuse, child abuse, welfare dependency, chronic unemployment, homelessness, unwanted pregnancy and other problems which threaten the health, safety and/or personal development of family members.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BRENTWOOD WOMEN'S ENHANCED OUTPATIENT PROGRAMProvides an intensive outpatient program for women and women with children that offers medically supervised services within a safe, supportive, gender-specific environment. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS).SuffolkBRENTWOOD WOMEN'S ENHANCED OUTPATIENT PROGRAMOUTREACH
    BRENTWOOD YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONProvides individual and family counseling, youth advocacy and referral. Services available at various sites throughout Islip Township.SuffolkBRENTWOOD YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONBRENTWOOD YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    BUILDING FOR SUCCESSA collaborative partnership of public and private organizations dedicated to serving children at risk and their families. Main goals of this program includes readiness for school by six (6) years of age and continuing educational success. Program includes Pre-K Mentoring Project, Advantage Schools After-School Program, Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), Conference Learning Center, Dual Language Parenting Skills Training, The Clothing Exchange and Building for Success Job Bank.NassauBUILDING FOR SUCCESSLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    CENTEREACH LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years old during the school year (Oct-May). Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizes verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and other barriers to school success are targeted. Walk-in.SuffolkCENTEREACH LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVEThe CBHC works with East End communities to raise awareness and sensitivity about mental illness, create linkages for assistance, provide education, and strengthen family support. CBHC will host educational workshops for professionals, lay people and children on issues impacting emotional well-being in children including suicide prevention. Social workers provide referrals and information to east end families struggling to reach their goals. Chat and Chill groups are held in Montauk and Bridgehampton for east end young adults (ages 18-30) affected by suicide.SuffolkCOMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVEFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    COORDINATED CHILDREN'S SERVICES INITIATIVEOffers inter-agency approach to provide a variety of support services to children at risk of out-of-home placement and their families. Works with families to determine what services are needed in each individualized case.NassauCOORDINATED CHILDREN'S SERVICES INITIATIVENORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
    COUNSELING PROGRAMProvides counseling services to children and adolescents with behavior and adjustment difficulties. Provides free individual and family counseling, case management, assessments, and entitlement are implemented for families in the Sewanhaka Central High School District and the Elmont Union Free School District. Call for more information.NassauCOUNSELING PROGRAMGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.
    CUSTODY/CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONSResponsibilities include specialized investigations conducted by probation officers who are trained in custody, visitation, and child abuse cases. Assists Family Court Judiciary in determining the best interests of the children involved. Call for more information.NassauCUSTODY/CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONSNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
    FAMILY CONNECTIONSProvides intensive, short-term services in families where children are at risk of being removed from the home. Workers teach practical skills for successful family life, and provide counseling and other support to keep families together.SuffolkFAMILY CONNECTIONSBERKSHIRE FARM CENTER AND SERVICES FOR YOUTH
    FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMTeaches at risk families the core lifeskills necessary to cope with parenting, caring for children, household management, budgeting, nutritional education and cooking, shopping and any other skill needed to maintain a household.NassauFAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    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.
    GREAT NECK/MANHASSET LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years. Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizing verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and children, ages 2 and 3 years (can start as early as 16 months), are targeted. Walk-in, call.NassauGREAT NECK/MANHASSET LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    HOME-BASED CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides intensive, short term, home-based services to families in order to prevent the psychiatric hospitalization of a child or adolescent. The program is devoted to working with the entire family involved in a crisis situation.NassauHOME-BASED CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAMSOUTH SHORE CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER, INC.
    JUVENILE JUSTICE INITIATIVEProvides at risk youth who are entering or returning from residential or detention settings or are at risk of Juvenile Justice involvement, with a link to community based agencies in or close proximity to their communities. Agencies provide access to individual/family counseling and case management services.NassauJUVENILE JUSTICE INITIATIVENASSAU COUNTY YOUTH BOARD
    MANDATED PREVENTIVE SERVICES UNITProvides casework counseling and referral services by contracted agencies to avert placements of children outside their homes, enhance family preservation, and/or expedite reunification of children in care with their biological families.NassauSERVICES TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    MIGRANT HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM (HEP)Helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) who are 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and, subsequently, to gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training. The program serves students across the country annually, and New York State was just awarded a sub-grant to provide these services regionally through the local MEP Program (administered through ESBOCES). The competitive award was made for up to five years of funding. The purpose of the HEP Program is to help migrant and seasonal farmworkers and members of their immediate family: (1) obtain a general education diploma that meets the guidelines for high school equivalency (HSE) established by New York State; and (2) gain employment or be placed in an institution of higher education (IHE) or other postsecondary education or training. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkMIGRANT HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM (HEP)EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES GRANTS AND SPECIALLY FUNDED PROGRAMS
    NEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDProvides a food pantry and New Mother's Program. Call for more information.NassauNEW LIFE CENTER-LONG ISLANDLUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK
    NEW YORK STATE HEAD START COLLABORATION PROJECTCreates multi-agency and public/private partnerships with Early Head Start and Head Start programs at the state level. These partnerships are intended to help build early childhood systems, enhance access to comprehensive services for low-income families, encourage collaboration among Head Start and other programs and services, and facilitate the involvement of Head Start in state policies, plans, processes and decisions affecting Head Start target populations. Priority issues are violence prevention, service acquisition, information access and coordination of planning and policy with other state, public, and private programs.NEW YORK STATE HEAD START COLLABORATION PROJECTNEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
    NORTH BROOKLYN CHILDREN'S SERVICESProvides Intensive Case Management(ICM) for seriously disturbed children and youths, ages 5-17 years, who are having difficulty functioning in the community. The program is designed to support families in their efforts to help their children, reducing the need for hospitalization and placement by providing weekly home visits, assistance in daily living, advocacy, referral, crisis intervention and coordination of services.NORTH BROOKLYN CHILDREN'S SERVICESJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
    NORTH FORK LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years old during the school your (Oct-May). Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizes verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their children's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and other barriers to school success are targeted. Walk-in.SuffolkNORTH FORK LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    ON-LINE COUNSELINGProvides live one-on-one online counseling with one of our trained counselors. Counselors provide crisis intervention counseling information and referrals. Calls are confidential, anonymous and free. For access, go to website and click on Chat Live Long Island.NassauON-LINE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND CRISIS CENTER
    OUTREACH COORDINATIONProvides crisis intervention, support groups, advocacy groups, and interfaces with county support services.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
    OUTREACH EDUCATIONProvides prevention and youth development programs, education and referral to general youth populations, as well as those identified as high risk.OUTREACH EDUCATIONSMITHTOWN YOUTH BUREAU
    OYSTER BAY LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years. Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizing verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and children, ages 2 and 3 years, are targeted. Walk-in, call.NassauOYSTER BAY LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    PARENT HELPOffers families in crisis telephone-based counseling and mediation aimed at improving parental relationships, parenting skills and opening lines of communication. Provides information about child development, custody, child support and the court systems. Establishes and increases compliance with co-parenting plans, support orders and visitation schedules.PARENT HELPCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
    PARENT STUDY COURSESProvides a six to eight week course in dealing with children and adolescents. Topics covered include roles in the family, personality development, encouragement, punishment, and rewards. Daytime and evening groups available. Support groups for parents who have completed the Parent Study Group are also available. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS).SuffolkHORIZONS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION CENTERTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
    PLEASANTVILLE STARTProvides comprehensive short-term diagnosis and treatment for 36 girls and boys ages 7-15.11 during approximately two months of residence. Following intensive family consultation, the facility recommends placement, return to family and other alternatives.PLEASANTVILLE STARTJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
    PORT WASHINGTON LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides one home visit for one hour a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years old. Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizing verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and children, ages 2 and 3, are targeted. Walk-in, call.NassauPORT WASHINGTON LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    PREVENTION PROGRAMProvides individual, family and group counseling to youth at risk for substance abuse behaviors. Call for further information.NassauPREVENTION PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    PREVENTIVE SERVICES-WEST HEMPSTEADProvides services to prevent out of home placement for children whose families are referred by Nassau County DSS.. Outreach services include assessment of family concerns, intensive counseling, clinical services including individual and family therapy, referral to other necessary agencies, advocacy, parent education/groups, social/educational activities for the whole family.NassauPREVENTIVE SERVICES-WEST HEMPSTEADMERCYFIRST
    PROGRAM HOMEProvides housing relocation, ongoing case management, support services and advocacy for homeless and temporarily displaced families with children living in emergency housing within Suffolk County. Call for further information.SuffolkPROGRAM HOMEFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER-COMMUNITY SERVICESRefers court-placed youngsters to residential placement at Berkshire Farm in Canaan, New York. Also offers drug counseling, education and family services. In addition, provides secure and non-secure detention for youth awaiting action on court cases.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER-COMMUNITY SERVICESBERKSHIRE FARM CENTER AND SERVICES FOR YOUTH
    RESOURCE AND REFERRALProvides outreach services in the City of Glen Cove. Offers short term crisis counseling, health insurance sign ups, general information and referral for youth and their families. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE
    ROSLYN LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years. Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizing verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Families with low-income, low education level and children, ages 2 and 3, are targeted. Walk-in, Call.NassauROSLYN LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    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
    SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMHelps low-income households by supplementing their monthly food budget. Households use an electronic benefit card and personal identification number to access their benefits at the supermarket. Call for information and eligibility requirements.NassauSUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    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
    THANKSGIVING AND HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE/FOOD PANTRY AND CLOTHES CLOSETProvides food and toys during the holiday season for low-income families in the Patchogue Medford School District. Also provides food and clothing throughout the year.SuffolkTHANKSGIVING AND HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE/FOOD PANTRY AND CLOTHES CLOSETPATCHOGUE-MEDFORD YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.
    TIMOTHY HILL CHILDREN'S RANCHProvides residential care for young people ages 10-24 who are troubled, abused or neglected or come from troubled families and are in need of a therapeutic environment.SuffolkTIMOTHY HILL CHILDREN'S RANCHTIMOTHY HILL CHILDREN'S RANCH
    WILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT LOCATIONThe Parent-Child Home Program provides two home visits a week for families with children ages 2 and 3 years. Each week the home visitor brings the family a book or educational toy that remains with them permanently. The home visitor models parenting techniques, emphasizing verbal interaction and learning through play. The goal is to help parents become their child's first and most important teacher and ensure that these children enter school ready to learn and succeed. Walk-in, call.SuffolkWILLIAM FLOYD SCHOOL DISTRICT LOCATIONPARENT-CHILD HOME PROGRAM
    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
    YOUTH ENTERPRISE PROGRAMProvides entrepreneurial training, vocational skills, work-based job shadowing and work-based mentoring for youth who are vulnerable and at risk of dropping out of high school or entering the juvenile system. Call for more information.NassauYOUTH ENTERPRISE PROGRAMLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE

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