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    Taxonomy Code: YJ-0500.0500

    Youth who, because of their economic, environmental or family situation, a health problem or disability or past behavior, are considered more likely than others to be affected by or become involved in child abuse or neglect, substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, gang behavior, adolescent pregnancy, truancy, unemployment and other problems which threaten their health, safety and/or personal development.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    1-1 MATCHCommunity based program that matches an adult volunteer from the community with a child who, due to family or environmental factors, could significantly benefit from the additional support and guidance a mentor provides throughout the duration of the match.Nassau1-1 MATCHBIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND
    ALTERNATIVE ACTIVITIES PROGRAMProvides an anti-vandalism project, indoor recreation, an opportunity for youth to develop interpersonal relationships, and provides an opportunity for youth grades 7-12 to become constructively involved in meaningful use of free time. Call for more information.NassauALTERNATIVE ACTIVITIES PROGRAMGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.
    ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOLOffers students in grades 10-12 the chance to complete their high school education and earn a diploma granted by their home school district. Those with attendance or social adjustment problems or those in need of supportive services not available at their home school may find this program helpful. Students may remain in the program for as long as necessary to meet the requirements for a high school diploma. Flexible hours along with web-based instruction are available to address the individual needs of each student. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOLWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTHProvides home visiting case management to at risk youth and works to prevent further involvement in the juvenile justice system. Services include, but are not limited to, informal counseling, including parenting, 1:1 anger management, school advocacy, tutoring, substance abuse, counseling and recreational programs. Services are offered in both English and Spanish.SuffolkALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTHFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTHOffers assistance to families of children ages 7-18 who are experiencing difficulties with behavior, truancy, drug use or are exhibiting other disruptive behaviors. Provides evaluations and referrals to appropriate agencies. Offers case management and limited therapy and medication.SuffolkALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTHSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HYGIENE
    ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTH (AFY)Offers assistance to Suffolk County residents with children under the age of 18 who are experiencing difficulties with behaviors in the home (runaways, curfew violations). Provides case/care management, intake evaluations and provision of in-home services within 24-48 hours of initial contact.SuffolkALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTH (AFY)SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY COURT DIVISION
    ALTERNATIVE TO INCARCERATION (ATI)Provides the ATI program. The goal of the ATI program is to reduce recidivism through educational achievement and employability development. ATI is designed to meet the individual needs of youth 16 - 21, who are assigned as a court placement or for high-risk students whose needs are not being met in their current school setting. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkALTERNATIVE TO INCARCERATION (ATI)EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    ANGER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMOffers a workshop series on anger management to Nassau and Suffolk County residents. Through a variety of activities, participants will learn skills to manage stress and anger while developing empathy, better judgment and impulse control. Provides strategies for conflict resolution and communication training. Offers a variety of formats (one day class, 12 week series or individual coaching). Accepted by the court system, CPS and probation departments.NassauANGER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMLONG ISLAND COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE, INC./NASSAU
    ANGER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMOffers a workshop series on anger management to Nassau and Suffolk County residents. Through a variety of activities, participants will learn skills to manage stress and anger while developing empathy, better judgment and impulse control. Provides strategies for conflict resolution and communication training. Offers a variety of formats (one day class, 12 week series or individual coaching). Accepted by the court system, CPS and probation departments.SuffolkANGER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMLONG ISLAND COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE, INC./SUFFOLK
    BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS AT WALNUT STREET SCHOOLProvides Hofstra University student volunteer mentors to students age 7 - 14 who are academically, socially or emotionally at risk. Training and supervision of mentors is provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. Assistance with homework, opportunities to develop relationships with college students and participate in activities are integral parts of the program.BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS AT WALNUT STREET SCHOOLHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS PROGRAM
    BILINGUAL AIS/ESL BRIDGE PROGRAMEducational objectives include: Provide beginning English literacy, pre-literacy and language skills necessary to transition students into their home school’s bi-lingual program; Develop oral and written English proficiency consistent with youths in middle school; Furnish subject-based instruction in the student’s native language (i.e. Spanish) to raise comfort level while learning content; Recognize a host of transitions with middle-school-aged students, promote cultural sensitivity towards young English language learners, and address socio-emotional and cognitive changes typical of this age range; Foster basic civic education through ESL and content-based instruction and Utilize native language (Spanish) as a support to learning basic English skills. Call for information regarding this program.SuffolkBILINGUAL AIS/ESL BRIDGE PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    BILINGUAL HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATIONCourses are taught in Spanish to prepare students age 16 to 21 to take the equivalency exam in Spanish. English instruction is offered to help prepare these students for the English proficiency exam. Basic skills instruction is also available to help raise a student's academic standing. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBILINGUAL HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    BRENNAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMAn alternative program that serves disabled youngsters of high school age who present a variety of educational and emotional needs. A failure to succeed in school is often tied to a variety of emotional problems frequently linked to a disturbance within the family unit. This program provides an enriched educational environment that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards. They receive ongoing services from consulting psychiatrists, either employed by the Office of Mental Health or BOCES. Transitional classes are available for those students capable of being mainstreamed into a regular high school. An after-school program is offered for students who are unable to attend a normal full-day school due to the students’ disability(ies). This option is also suitable for students who are employed during the school day and who require after-school educational programming to complete their high school studies. Related services, support services and psychiatric consultation services are also offered for students who require these specialized services. Also offered is the PASS Program at Brennan High School. This is a highly structured environment in which instructional and behavioral deficits can be addressed within a small group setting for high school aged students. Students may or may not be classified as special education students. All are in need of alternative education. Truancy, non-compliance with school rules and generally disruptive behavior often characterize a student in crisis; such a student is appropriate for the PASS Program. Students who are at risk due to poor achievement may also be referred to this program where they will be afforded many support services to ensure success. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBRENNAN HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    BRENNAN MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMServes disabled adolescents, ages eleven through fourteen. This program provides an enriched educational environment that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standard while responding to many of the students’ social and psychological needs. Beyond basic academic instructions, many students receive services from consulting psychiatrist either employed by the Office of Mental Health or BOCES and participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities. The classroom teacher, the paraprofessional(s), a psychologist and a social worker assigned to each classroom unit create a team approach. Outreach services to involve families within the school community is an integral part of the Middle School Program. Also offered is the The PASS program at the Brennan Middle/High School. This program is serving disabled and non-disabled students of middle and high school ages. This program offers a highly structured environment in which instructional and behavioral deficits can be addressed within a small group setting for high school aged students. The educational environment parallels that of the Brennan High School. Students may or may not be classified as special education students. All are in need of alternative education. Truancy, non-compliance with school rules and generally disruptive behavior often characterize a student in crisis; such a student is appropriate for the PASS program. Students who are at risk due to poor achievement may also be referred to this program where they will be afforded many support services to ensure success. Call for detailed information.SuffolkBRENNAN MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    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
    BUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTHSupplies innovative, high quality, user friendly resources that help children, teens, parents, educators, and others cope with the many vital issues facing today's youth. Areas of concern and publishing activity include substance abuse, violence prevention, conflict resolution, child abuse, teenage sexuality, and self esteem.SuffolkBUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTHBUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTH
    CAMPUS DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAMOffers emergency placement and diagnostic evaluations for males ages 10-16 for up to 90 days. Evaluates resident's behavioral, psychological, psychiatric, physical and educational status. Serves males with a minimum IQ of 70, who are dependent, neglected, abused or adjudicated. Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) or Juvenile Delinquent (JD) in need of 24 hours supervision.NassauCAMPUS DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSESOffers career education opportunities to all juniors and seniors in Nassau County. Whether students are looking for immediate employment after graduation or wish to continue their education, they can gain valuable hands-on experience, learn marketable job skills, and receive college credits as they meet high school diploma requirements. Students enrolled at Barry Tech attend classes for two and a half hours a day, five days a week and are encouraged to participate in various career-oriented youth organizations, work-based learning activities, and take part in local and national competitions. All teachers are certified in their area of instruction, and all students’ schedules are carefully reviewed to ensure they will meet assessment and graduation requirements in accordance with No Child Left Behind (NCLB) regulations and SED mandates, the Common Core Learning Standards and the CDOS Credential. Technical endorsements for diplomas are available to students in SED-certified programs, who meet or surpass grade and Regents requirements. Programs approved by SED offer integrated academics that can be used for high school credit. (See catalog and Web page for full descriptions at www.nassauboces.org/barrytech .) Call for more detailed information.NassauCAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSESNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL SCHOOLS AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS
    CAREER PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOLOffers an alternative high school that focuses on the social, emotional, prevocational and academic needs of students who come to Career Prep with a variety of behavioral difficulties accompanied by learning disabilities. There is a high staff-to-student ratio to better address the individual needs of each student in self-contained classroom settings (9:1:2 or 6:1:2). The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. All students are given the opportunity to earn a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Students also have the opportunity of earning college credits through a partnership with Farmingdale State College SUNY. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities required for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential are also provided. A select group of students are also afforded the opportunity to participate a character education and life skills curriculum using horses to facilitate growth and learning. Career Prep also offers the Farmingdale Program at Farmingdale State College SUNY and the Career Extension Program at Hofstra University. These community-based programs provide a transitional atmosphere for mature students to experience a college environment and explore post-secondary school options. Consideration and acceptance into both of these less restrictive (9:1:2) programs are based on an internal screening process and the student's success in the program. Middle School classes are also offered at Career Prep for students age 12 to 14 in need of a highly structured, safe and supportive educational setting where they can realize the value of school and better prepare to enter high school. Career Prep students are encouraged to make the transition from adolescence to a productive adulthood by developing self-esteem and raising their expectations for success in the future. All students participate in individual and group counseling sessions with a focus on the development of prosocial behaviors including conflict resolution skills, moral development, interpersonal communication skills, self-awareness and self-esteem enhancement. Call for more detailed information. NassauCAREER PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENTOffers an alternative secondary-level and young adult program to students between the ages of 14 and 21 who are emotionally, behaviorally or developmentally disabled to a mild/moderate degree. The program has three distinct components a Modified High School Program, Skills Enrichment Program and the Nassau Education and Treatment Program (NET). Each program component offers students a curriculum designed to develop individual strengths and to address individual needs of the students. The Modified High School Program is designed to meet the learning and behavioral needs of students with varying abilities. The curriculum balances transitional and prevocational skills training, functional academics and New York State Common Core Learning standards Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). The Skills Enrichment Program offers a daily living skills curriculum with a functional academic base to develop job skills. Instruction is aligned to the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards and leads to a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential (SACC). Students participate in non-paid internships at public and non-profit facilities and agencies, such as hospitals, offices, parks and small businesses supervised by Nassau BOCES staff and on-site personnel to learn a variety of entry level skills. The Nassau Education and Treatment (NET) Program is a collaborative effort between Nassau BOCES, Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Hospital (Phase I) and North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center (Phase II) and is designed to meet the therapeutic, medical and learning needs for students diagnosed with various psychiatric disorders. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to earn a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Students also have the opportunity of earning college credits through a partnership with S.U.N.Y Farmingdale State College. CCA’s behavior support program encourages positive choices, recognizes student achievement and supports the school mission to provide specially designed instruction to meet the social-emotional, academic, behavioral and transitional needs of students. Through a collaborative process among students, staff, families, school districts and outside agencies, CCA maintains a safe and supportive learning community enabling students to become productive, functional and independent members of society. Call for detailed information for each program.NassauCENTER FOR COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENTNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    CENTER FOR RESTORATIVE PRACTICESBreaks the school-to-prison pipeline and reduces disproportionate minority representation in the juvenile justice system via restorative justice, conflict resolution, circles and conferences.SuffolkCENTER FOR RESTORATIVE PRACTICESHOPE FOR YOUTH, INC.
    CHILDRENS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESOffers mental health services to child victims ages 0-18 of domestic violence, teen dating violence, sexual assault, and commercial sexual exploitation(trafficking). Also offers parent support groups.NassauCHILDRENS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESTHE SAFE CENTER LI
    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.
    CREDIBLE MESSENGER PROGRAMSupports youth transitioning after a juvenile justice placement through mentoring, education and youth development. Please call for more information.SuffolkCREDIBLE MESSENGER PROGRAMECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAMProvides a community based diagnostic program in a home in Holbrook. Evaluates resident's behavioral, psychological, psychiatric, physical and educational status. Serves females from birth to 16 if part of a sibling group, if not part of a sibling group serves females 9-16. Residents may remain in program for up to 90 days.NassauDIAGNOSTIC PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    ENHANCED PERSONAL JAIL TOURSParents accompany their children into the Riverhead County Correctional Facility to experience first-hand what life may be like if their drug or alcohol abuse leads them into incarceration. This program is offered by appointment only.SuffolkENHANCED PERSONAL JAIL TOURSSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    EQUINE ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPYOffers individual, family and group therapy. Groups focus on the following issues: Grief, trauma, abuse, eating disorders, substance abuse, addiction and codependency. At-risk youth, women's empowerment and veterans and their families are among these groups. EAP affords clients the opportunity to gain knowledge about their negative behaviors while providing them with an emotionally safe environment for them to develop positive alternatives. Call for more information.SuffolkEQUINE ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY (EAP) PROGRAMPAL-O-MINE EQUESTRIAN, INC.
    EQUIVALENT ATTENDANCEProvides GED preparation, academic remediation, ESL, career and technical education, counseling and support services for out-of-school youth and teen parents under 21 years of age who are not currently enrolled in school. Students are self-referred or enrolled at district request. Monthly rosters are sent to district representative to confirm residency and for state reporting enrollment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkEQUIVALENT ATTENDANCEWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    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
    FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONOffers New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County children, ages birth to 20 years old, who are unable to reside within their families of origin placement in three types of facilities-regular, therapeutic or emergency foster boarding homes. Provides placement in a community school/religious education, regular medical, dental and clinical services, case work services to the child, birth parents and foster parents and opportunities for recreational/cultural activities with foster family and community based organizations. Recruits foster parents to provide for the physical and emotional needs of the children.FOSTER BOARDING HOMES/ADOPTIONMERCYFIRST
    FUTURE NATION OF LEADERS-TWEENAGED AND TEENAGE WELLNESS PROGRAMDeveloping inner strength of the generational poverty stricken tweenaged and teenaged population-increasing the odds for success. Confidence building is the core of the curriculum-Wellness Model, Self-Perspective, Self-Discoveries, Outlook, Financial Literacy, Communication, Behavior Modification,Bullying, Personal Vision, Goals, Creating Success and Racism, Bringing understanding to the participants mind; ensuring he or she know their full potential, unleashing intelligence and positive energy-encouraging the greatest degree of success by self -empowerment; achievement. Participants will learn to utilize their inner strength to make positive decisions and choices-taking responsibility for their lives NOW Participants will learn motivation is the foundation to their success-mastering strategies and "tools" from the curriculum to become their own"cartographer". Program provided in a 12 week workshop series-interactive lecture; learning materials provided.SuffolkFUTURE NATION OF LEADERS-TWEENAGED AND TEENAGE WELLNESS PROGRAMTHE JOURNEY OF DIFFERENCE, INC.
    GANG PREVENTION COORDINATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides support to community agencies dealing with gang related activities. Coordinates existing community-based gang prevention, intervention programs and reinforces strategies that are closely aligned with law enforcement efforts.NassauGANG PREVENTION COORDINATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    GROUP HOME PROGRAMProvides group homes for adolescents who are unable to live at home. Teaches residents social behaviors and skills to assist them in living independently. Residences are located in Brooklyn and several Suffolk County towns.NassauGROUP HOME PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    HAMPTON BAYS OFFICEProvides adult volunteer mentors to youth, both boys and girls, ages 7-14, who may be facing adversity and need additional support. Mentors and youth are matched on a one to one basis. They have regular contact over an extended period of time, and may engage in a wide variety of community-based, or site-based activities. The intent is to build positive and beneficial relationships that assist the youth in their development into adults. Volunteer mentors are screened, trained, and professionally supported by a designated case manager to ensure safety and to develop individualized goals based on the youth's particular needs for this relationship. Provides a speakers bureau presenting topics on Mentoring, Risk Management, recruitment for volunteers and Big Brothers Big Sisters.SuffolkHAMPTON BAYS OFFICEBIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND
    HARMONY HEIGHTS SCHOOLApproved school for high school girls at risk with severe depression and school phobia, suicidal ideation and behavior. Residential and Day programs available.NassauHARMONY HEIGHTS SCHOOLHARMONY HEIGHTS SCHOOL
    HEROIN AND DRUG RECOVERY (YOUTH 12-17)Provides free substance use recovery support services/at risk services to young people ages 12-17 in order to promote a drug-free lifestyle. The program is designed to deter youth from the risk of making, or being in a position to make destructive decisions, or engage in risky behaviors through the provision of an inviting and safe atmosphere where positive alternatives and pro-social activities are available for young people. On site child care is available. Call for more information.NassauHEROIN AND DRUG RECOVERY (YOUTH 12-17)H.E.L.P. SERVICES, INC.
    HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATIONProvides 16 to 18 year old students an opportunity to achieve a high school equivalency diploma, now TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion). This program serves eligible students who cannot earn the number of credits necessary to receive a diploma, or who have been out of school (grade 9 or above) for at least one year. Students attend classes at least 14 hours per week. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkHIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    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.
    HOMELESS PROJECTProvides crisis, individual, family and mediation counseling, advocacy for education, employment, and basic needs for youth ages 16-21 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Referrals to access emergency shelter for youth 12-17 and transitional housing for up to one year for youth 16-21 years of age.SuffolkHOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES-DIVISION OF YOUTH BUREAUTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    INTENSIVE DAY TREATMENTAssists school age students from Nassau and Suffolk counties to avert hospitalization for severe emotional/psychiatric problems and students with psychiatric problems who are on the Autism Spectrum. The IDT Program is also a therapeutic program to help a youngster adjust to the community following a period of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization or a short term placement for youngsters leaving psychiatric hospitalization en route to day treatment or other specialized school-based services. Instructional staff provided by the Special Education Division of Western Suffolk BOCES in concert with professionals funded by the Office of Mental Health/Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center, provide intensive intervention to students on an extended day basis. The program also works with pupils who have been in a day treatment or other intensive school placement and have not been successful. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkINTENSIVE DAY TREATMENTWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    INTENSIVE SKILLS PROGRAM (ISP)Prepares students with special needs for employment or for participation in regular career education courses. Providing a smaller class size (15:1:1) and a more individualized approach with psychological support, the ISP emphasizes the personal skills and characteristics necessary for successful employment, including personal initiative, positive attitude, cooperation, dependability, punctuality, and a good attendance record. Upon completion of high school, ISP students are expected to be capable of employment or able to continue career training and complete the CDOS credential requirements. The career courses that students may select are: Animal Care Skills; Animation and Digital Media Skills; Auto Skills; Child Care Skills; Computer Game Design and Programming Skills; Construction Trades Skills; Culinary Arts Skills; Health Care Skills; Horse Science and Management Skills; Office Assistant Skills and Retail Skills. Call for more detailed information.NassauINTENSIVE SKILLS PROGRAM (ISP)NASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL SCHOOLS AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS
    INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMOffers a program that serves non-disabled and disabled students in middle school and high school who require highly structured services in an alternative setting. The educational environment parallels that of the JEA Alternative School. It is for non-classified students who are on long-term, out of school suspension as a result of a Superintendent's Hearing and classified students who need an Interim Alternative Educational Program as described in 201.7 of the Commissioner's Regulations. Placements may extend beyond the minimum of 45 days. This highly individualized, academic program includes Regents-level instruction. School-based counseling, behavioral management training, substance abuse treatment and court probationary services as well as support services from psychologists and social workers are also available. This full-day program is housed in a self-contained location at the JEA Alternative School in Wheatley Heights. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkINTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    IRIS WOLFSON HIGH SCHOOLProvides a nurturing and academically invigorating environment for students who have experienced difficulty relating to peers and/or adults in a traditional school setting due to their social and emotional needs. Iris Wolfson fosters acceptance, stimulates academic achievement, encourages self-reliance, practices tolerance, and motivates students to meet their highest potential and strive toward post-secondary options while earning a Regents diploma. Upwards of half of our students are college-bound yet require a personalized learning environment that includes school-based counseling two times a week with clinically trained school psychologists. The least restrictive of the Nassau BOCES Special Education settings, Iris Wolfson is modeled after mainstream educational settings. Courses are departmentalized and the instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards. Students have the opportunity of earning college credits through a partnership with Farmingdale State College SUNY. All students are expected to earn a New York State Regents diploma while information on the local diploma requirements still available to students with disabilities when appropriate is provided. Various electives are offered to stimulate thought, meet graduation requirements, reinforce content material, foster independent living, and develop personal management skills. Iris Wolfson primarily serves students with emotional disabilities (i.e. Generalized Anxiety Disorders and Depression), assorted learning disabilities, and spectrum disorders whose needs most closely resemble those found in district-based programs. Instruction is modified and individualized to addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities are also provided to assist students pursue a Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential. Vocational counseling is provided to assist students and families as they begin to access important post-secondary supports and services. Middle School classes are also offered for students ages 11 to 14 in need of a structured, safe and supportive educational setting. Like our high school, all middle school students receive school-based counseling to help them identify and overcome obstacles that impede upon their academic, social and emotional development. Classes are departmentalized and middle school commencement requirements are offered to students before moving onto high school. Call for more detailed information.NassauIRIS WOLFSON HIGH SCHOOLNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    ISA/WYANDANCH HIGH SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPProgram works in partnership with the school and the school district. Provides extensive, customized professional development and more on-the-ground support for its partners than other whole school reform intermediaries provide, and is designed to deliver sustainable outcomes. ISA has two small learning communities within Wyandanch High School, designated the Junior Academy and the Senior Academy. Call for further information.SuffolkISA/WYANDANCH HIGH SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPINSTITUTE FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
    ISLANDIA OFFICEProvides adult volunteer mentors to youth, both boys and girls, ages 7-14, who may be facing adversity and need additional support. Mentors and youth are matched on a one to one basis. They have regular contact over an extended period of time, and may engage in a wide variety of community-based, or site-based activities. The intent is to build positive and beneficial relationships that assist the youth in their development into adults. Volunteer mentors are screened, trained, and professionally supported by a designated case manager to ensure safety and to develop individualized goals based on the youth's particular needs for this relationship.SuffolkISLANDIA OFFICEBIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND
    JEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLProgram serves disabled students, ages 11 through 21, who require highly intensive management needs due to conduct disorders. The program provides ongoing educational instruction that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards to students requiring option IIIA services. The services of a consulting psychiatrist are available for those conduct disordered students who also have psychiatric needs. In addition, strong emphasis is placed upon remedial instruction, vocational training and having each student's parents and family become part of the treatment. An after-school program is offered for students who are unable to attend a normal full-day school due to the students' disability(ies). This option is also suitable for students who are employed during the school day and who require after-school educational programming to complete their high school studies. Related services, support services and psychiatric consultation services are also offered for students who require these specialized services. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    JOB DEVELOPMENT SERVICESProvides on-the-job training in warehouse skills technology for at risk individuals at Long Island Cares Food Bank. Basic vocational skills, job search, and job placement assistance included.SuffolkJOB DEVELOPMENT SERVICESLONG ISLAND CARES, INC., THE HARRY CHAPIN FOOD BANK
    JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERProvides a 32 bed secure facility designed to house juvenile offenders who have criminal cases pending in Family, County, or District Courts.NassauJUVENILE DETENTION CENTERNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
    JUVENILE FIRESETTER INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides screening and evaluation of children who have been involved in firesetting behaviors. Offers intervention services to children and their families including counseling and fire safety education.SuffolkJUVENILE FIRESETTER INTERVENTION PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
    JUVENILE INVESTIGATIONS UNITResponsibilities include: comprehensive studies of all aspects of PINS and Juvenile Delinquent cases referred by Family Court. Assessments provide the basis for recommending an appropriate disposition and plan of treatment to the court. Referral required, call for more information.NassauJUVENILE INVESTIGATIONS UNITNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
    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
    JUVENILE PLACEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAMProvides a preventive program for potential PINS cases in accordance with Article 735 of the NYS Family Court Act.NassauJUVENILE PLACEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
    JUVENILE SUPERVISION UNITResponsibilities include supervising, monitoring the behavior and promoting positive change in the juvenile delinquents and persons in need of supervision placed on probation by Family Court. Referral required. Call for more information.NassauJUVENILE SUPERVISION UNITNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
    KIDS CAFEOffers after school and summer meal program that provides nutritious snacks and meals to children 5-18 who are at risk for hunger. There are several Kids Cafes on Long Island. Each program is different depending on the needs of the community. Call for more information and locations.SuffolkKIDS CAFELONG ISLAND CARES, INC., THE HARRY CHAPIN FOOD BANK
    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.
    LAKEVIEW HOUSEProvides residential and case management services for emotionally disturbed males ages 13-18 in need of a structured setting in the community.NassauLAKEVIEW HOUSEFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    LEISURE TIME/EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMSOffers recreational activities for youth, ages 6-20. Activities include movies, workshops, and socializing opportunities. Also offers homework help after school. Field trips include ice skating, roller skating, sports events, and New York City Cultural events. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE
    LEVITTOWN LOCATIONProvides individual, family, group counseling, outpatient alcohol/drug treatment services, and parenting programs.NassauLEVITTOWN LOCATIONYES COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER
    LIBERTY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMOffers a collaborative program that provides students (grades 6-12) with a broad range of services designed to increase motivation and ability to complete secondary school and seek entry into post-secondary education and/or meaningful employment. Students must be enrolled in one of the four participating high schools: Hempstead, Uniondale, Roosevelt or Rockville Centre. Interested students must meet with their LPP High School Coordinator to discuss eligibility requirements. Sample programs include: The Saturday Scholars Academy which is designed to provide students with supplemental academic support leading to completion of high school. An array of preparatory classes, workshops, symposiums and college tours are available to students. The Saturday Scholars Academy consists of classes on Saturdays and weekdays on the campus of Hofstra University. Workshops, symposiums and classes are also made available at the partner school sites. The Summer Programs include the Interactive Summer Programs and the Summer Scholars Academy. The Interactive Summer program enrolls LPP participants in internships and classes, during the summer, to explore different careers, through connecting theory and practice. The primary emphasis is on student learning through hands-on experiences. Thematic educational trips, connected to internships, are scheduled throughout the summer, to further enhance learning as well as provide career exposure external to the classroom. The trips also provide information on how the discipline is applied in the real world. Lunch is typically provided throughout the week. Other summer programs are offered in specialized areas including math and English. The Summer Scholars Academy is designed to expose students to careers in science and technology as well as fields that require pre-licensure, through 4-5 week hands-on thematic internships. Classes usually start after the 4th of July weekend and are held on the campus of Hofstra University. Students may participate in hands-on, thematic internships in areas including: Health Career Exploration; Film Production; Forensic Science; Law; Robotics; Architecture; Food Chemistry and Careers in Earth Science. The Parent Involvement in Education program facilitates student success through collaborative parent committees. Parents of program participants are encouraged to participate on one of two committees, designed to ensure that program goals and objectives are met: The Academic Committee and Student Programming Committee. Call for more detailed information.NassauLIBERTY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
    LIBERTY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMRepresents a cooperative effort between the Suffolk County Community College and the Longwood Central School District, governmental agencies and business and industry to provide a unique, comprehensive and supportive environment for students for students who may be at risk of dropping out of school. LPP is funded by a grant from the New York State Education Department. The Liberty Partnerships Program serves those students in grades 7-12 who may not be reaching their academic potential by providing academic services that will improve their ability to complete high school and successfully enter postsecondary education or the workforce. LPP students who are juniors and seniors are also eligible to enroll in a two-semester program that leads successful students to one college credit upon completion. This offering contains a one-semester non-credit course that focuses on reading, writing, study skills, critical thinking and computer skills. The second semester course exposes students to topics of interest to college students and enhances their basic research skills. Additional credit-bearing courses are offered to students who successfully complete this sequence. LPP Program Services include: College preparatory coursework; Suffolk County Community College Seminar (leads to 1.0 college credits); LPP club and newsletter; Team building experiences; Cultural enrichment activities and field trips; Counseling; Tutoring and college placement test; ACT/SAT preparation classes; Regents review sessions; Student and parent leadership sessions and Workforce preparation which includes visits to and internships with business, industry and local colleges. For further information, contact Elizabeth Altman at (631) 451-4109 or Hagar Ali at (631) 451-4042.SuffolkLIBERTY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
    LONG ISLAND REGIONAL SERVICE LEARNING NETWORKProvides technical assistance to schools and community organizations exploring or utilizing school based service learning, that is, community service projects directly linked to the curriculum. Presents programs on service learning, applied learning, and character education.SuffolkLONG ISLAND REGIONAL SERVICE LEARNING NETWORKLONG ISLAND REGIONAL SERVICE LEARNING NETWORK
    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
    MARVIN AVERY PALMORE CENTER OF HOPE, INC.After school-school age-program offering tutorial services and homework help. Summer youth program offering full recreation, social skills, arts and crafts, etc. Youth mentoring program for at-risk youth.SuffolkMARVIN AVERY PALMORE CENTER OF HOPE, INC.MARVIN AVERY PALMORE CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    MENTORING CHILDREN OF PROMISEProvides Long Island Children, ages 4-18 years of age with a parent currently incarcerated, the opportunity to meet weekly with a mentor. Also offers workshops within the Community and opportunities to participate in group activities.NassauMENTORING CHILDREN OF PROMISELEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    MENTORING PROGRAMOffers children in need the friendship and guidance of caring adult volunteers. Provides academic tutoring, athletics programs, arts and crafts, and vocational instruction. Requests adult volunteer commit for at least four hours per month, weekly or bi-weekly.NassauMENTORING PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    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
    MOBILE CRISIS PROGRAMProvides on-site evaluation and crisis intervention for all residents of Nassau County.NassauMOBILE CRISIS PROGRAMSOUTH SHORE CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER, INC.
    MONTFORT THERAPEUTIC RESIDENCEOffers a temporary home for 11 to 18 year old children who are court mandated. Provides a school program, individual counseling, and group dynamics. The Our Lady of Peace Academy is a free standing alternative school for grades 7 through 12. Individualized instruction and private tutoring is provided by qualified teachers.SuffolkMONTFORT THERAPEUTIC RESIDENCEHOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES
    MOTHER-BABY GROUP HOMEProvides a residence for young mothers and their infants/toddlers. Offers educational and vocational programs designed to foster independent community living. Provides day care for children while mothers are in school and work.NassauMOTHER-BABY GROUP HOMEMERCYFIRST
    NASSAU/SUFFOLK HEROIN AND OPIOID PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMOffers strategies for dealing with heroin and opioid abuse, recovery and healing strategies; also treating cocaine, alcohol, amphetamine, methamphetamine psychotropic, psychoactive, cannabis, and other prescribed medication abuse. Building inner strength, self-exploration, identifying triggers and reward behavior, accountability, individual plan of action, thought processing skills, goal setting, coping mechanisms, workforce and career development; financial literacy and life skills management. Addiction recovery/healing offered through-group sessions, 1 on 1 coaching, workshops, lectures, seminars and emergency call coaching.SuffolkNASSAU/SUFFOLK HEROIN AND OPIOID PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMTHE JOURNEY OF DIFFERENCE, INC.
    NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINEProvides 24 hour crisis intervention and referrals for youth-at-risk through telephone switchboards, as well as advocacy and educational services. Assists with conference calls and message delivery to parents of runaways, and to shelters and other agencies to confirm appropriate and available services.NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINENATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE
    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 MENTORING PROGRAMOffers school-based one-on-one mentoring. The mentor program trains mentors, mentees, and school staff. Mentors and mentees meet at the student's school with the support and supervision of a site coordinator.NassauNEW YORK STATE MENTORING PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
    NEW YORK YOUTH AT RISK, INC.Offers mentoring program to youth who are part of the at-risk population. Engages at-risk youth, their families and the professionals who work with them in eliminating self destructive behavior and having them create and embrace a future worth living for.NEW YORK YOUTH AT RISK, INC.NEW YORK YOUTH AT RISK, INC.
    NINTH GRADE TURNAROUNDOffers a one year program for students entering the ninth grade for the first time and who are at risk of academic failure. This specially designed, self-contained program aims to prepare students to return as a 10th grader to a regular classroom schedule at the home school. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkNINTH GRADE TURNAROUNDWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    NONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMOffers short-term care to Nassau County boys under the age of 16 who are referred by the Nassau County Family Court due to Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) or Juvenile Delinquent (JD) offenses. Offers a full-time educational program in the on-campus school to help with a successful return to family, school and community. Services include case work counseling, 24 hour supervision, nursing services, medical care, dental care, pharmacological intervention, active family/guardian involvement, special education school setting, pastoral care, cultural activities, independent living skills training, crisis intervention, therapeutic, and a home like atmosphere with a structured, nurturing environment.NassauNONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
    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 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
    PARTNERS TO POTENTIALOffers an afterschool tutoring program designed to help 7-10 year old children learn to read, develop socially, emotionally and spiritually, and build self-esteem. Volunteers commit to one afternoon a week from 3:15-5pm for one year helping a child to read. Call for further information and locations.SuffolkPARTNERS TO POTENTIALLONG ISLAND YOUTH MENTORING
    PLEASANTVILLE COTTAGE SCHOOLOffers a therapeutic community for 170 children of normal intelligence, who because of severe emotional and family problems, require residential treatment. Children receive special education in small classes on campus, and an opportunity for off-grounds education where appropriate supervised cottage group living independent living skills preparation individual, family and group therapy. All facilities for physical, mental and emotional growth in an open setting.PLEASANTVILLE COTTAGE SCHOOLJEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION
    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
    PREVENTION NOT SUSPENSION-A POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR HIGH RISK YOUTHProvides academic tutoring, social/life skill training, mentoring and prevention workshops for students that are referred by their school district due to behavior problems, truancy, and/or substance abuse.SuffolkPREVENTION NOT SUSPENSION-A POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR HIGH RISK YOUTHSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
    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
    PROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKA comprehensive, non-residential program designed to prepare youths between the ages of 14-21 who are in foster care or discharged from foster care, to live and work independently in the community when they are no longer eligible for foster care. Program available in both Nassau and Suffolk. Call for further information.SuffolkPROJECT INDEPENDENCE SUFFOLKFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    PROJECT KIDZ TALKProvides peer support and socialization groups for child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members. Children are organized into age appropriate groups that meet once a week along with non-offending parents for a family-style dinner, followed by projects and occasioned family outings. This program is also offered through the William Floyd School District in Mastic, Suffolk County. Call for further information.NassauPROJECT KIDZ TALKTHE SAFE CENTER LI
    PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATIONOffers initial psychiatric evaluations of students with behavior, developmental and/or mood disorders by consulting psychiatrists. Psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations, classroom observations, medication reviews and follow-up school consultations are available. Call for more information.SuffolkPSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATIONEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    RELATED SERVICES; CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONStudents with disabilities enrolled in our Center for Alternative Education may require specific support services to supplement their overall educational program. Related services available include: Resource Room and English as a Second Language. Call for detailed information.SuffolkRELATED SERVICES; CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    RESIDENTIAL CAREProvides on-site care for youth in need of short and long term care. Our child care staff provide 24 hour supervision of our youth, assisting in areas such as daily living. In this division, youth are offered a multitude of services such as mental health, medical care, independent living skills, employment and recreation so they can either return to their families or maintain self-sufficiency in the community Call for more detailed information.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL CARELONG ISLAND ADOLESCENT AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC.
    RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERProvides a highly structured, nurturing, corrective experience for males, ages 12-16, who have serious adjustment difficulties. Assists in educational, social and coping skills for reunification with family and community. Special programs for hard to place juvenile delinquents.NassauRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERMERCYFIRST
    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
    RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITYServes boys, ages 10-17, who suffer serious emotional disturbance. Offers a highly structured, treatment oriented, cost effective alternative to placement in a psychiatric hospital. Located in McKeown House on the Syosset campus.NassauRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITYMERCYFIRST
    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
    SAFE HARBOURWorks with child victims of sexual exploitation, and children who are at high risk. We provide case management, group therapy, referrals to other services, peer specialists, vocational counselors, therapy, medical exams and any other services needed. The case coordinator also provides trainings to community members and professionals on the topic.SuffolkSAFE HARBOUREAC NETWORK
    SEAMAN NECK MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides an academic setting with a multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of students with learning, behavioral, emotional and developmental disabilities. The environment and culture is structured to support students’ social and emotional development. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to work toward earning a New York State Regents diploma or other state-approved high school diploma. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities required for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential are also provided for all ninth graders. Students meeting the requirements towards a Skills and Credentials Certificate (SACC) work toward developing life skills and building personal independence through functional academics. Seaman Neck also provides small class ratios for students with more intense needs where the instructional team provides additional support through a consulting psychiatrist. Related services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and counseling are also provided as needed. Call for detailed information. NassauSEAMAN NECK MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    SITE BASED PROGRAMSite Based Programs match volunteer mentors to children in need of a positive role model. Matches meet on-site in a supervised setting and are professionally supported by a program team member throughout the duration of the program. Matches meet regularly, where Bigs provide homework assistance, friendship and model positive behavior. Programs can include college mentoring, high school mentoring and workplace mentoring.NassauSITE BASED PROGRAMBIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND
    SMART WHEELSMobile medical and education center provides HIV testing and counseling, pregnancy testing and counseling, emergency contraception, and birth control pills with a deferred pelvic examination. Provides a wide range of information on vast topics of reproductive health. Call to request a visit to a group, agency, and/or school.SuffolkSMART WHEELSPLANNED PARENTHOOD HUDSON PECONIC, INC.
    SMITHTOWN BRIEF CRISIS INTERVENTIONProvides brief crisis intervention, short-term counseling, mediation, advocacy and/or referral for youth who are runaways or homeless or at risk of becoming runaways due to family conflicts. Referral to emergency shelter or group homes.SMITHTOWN BRIEF CRISIS INTERVENTIONSMITHTOWN YOUTH BUREAU
    SOUTH OAKS PROGRAMProvides a hospital program located at South Oaks in Amityville which offers an educational program for hospitalized adolescents. Both disabled and non-disabled students can enroll in this program. Close contact is established initially with each child's home school guidance counselor to identify the level of instruction needed. The education program at South Oaks, consisting of basic high school subjects in English, social studies, mathematics and science, and is considered an integral part of the treatment program by hospital administration. The educational staff works in partnership with doctors, nurses and psychologists to facilitate comprehensive treatment. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkSOUTH OAKS PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    STONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES INPATIENT PROGRAMProvides an educational program to support children with chronic or life threatening illness that requires treatment at the hospital for an extended period of time. The length of stay varies, during which time a full academic curriculum is provided by Eastern Suffolk BOCES. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkSTONY BROOK/EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES INPATIENT PROGRAMEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    S.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.Works to reduce gang violence and promote a variety of opportunities and other competencies that give the youth in the local community alternatives to a violent life on the street.Provides a wide array of services for youth already involved in the criminal system including case management, social work services, counseling, and Moral Reconation Therapy. Also provides community based and school based prevention services to youth at risk for engaging in criminal.NassauS.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.S.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.
    SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITIONING YOUTH TO ADOLESCENTS(STYA)Provides after school services using positive youth development, strength-based approach for young people ages 9-12. The 4 components of the program are:Mentoring, Adult-Supervised activities, Adult-led group discussions,& parenting workshops.NassauSUCCESSFULLY TRANSITIONING YOUTH TO ADOLESCENTS(STYA)LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    SUMMER FIELD TRIPSProvides youth with trips and special events designed to provide necessary socialization, recreation, entertainment and outlets for youth who are not financially able to participate in such activities. Call for more information.NassauSUMMER FIELD TRIPSGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.
    SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMEncourages youth to establish a good work ethic through employment and workshops. Promotes punctuality, teamwork, how to follow rules and regulations, as well as respect of self, co-workers and supervisors. At- risk youth are selected between the ages of 14-18. Interviews are held in May and orientation in June. Employment is seven weeks, Monday-Friday. Worksites are established within the community at local churches, schools, agencies, parks and beaches. Workshops are given throughout the program in areas such as Banking, Job Attitudes, Career Goals, Job Interviewing and Resume Writing. Upon completion of the program is an Awards Lunch where every youth receives an award. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE
    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
    TEMPO GROUP YOUTH SERVICESProvides social, recreational and cultural programs for youth ages 11-18. Offers homework and tutoring assistance, community service and volunteer work Call for more information.NassauTEMPO GROUP, INC.-WOODMERETEMPO GROUP, 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
    THERAPEUTIC GROUP HOMES PROGRAMOffers therapeutic community based residential treatment for youth. Services include medical/dental care, individual, group and family therapy, substance abuse risk assessment and counseling. Each youth has an individualized care plan and addresses academic needs, mental health needs, substance abuse needs and skills necessary to work toward self sufficiency. Each of the homes are supervised 24 hours per day and the staff includes MSW's, Residential Counselors and Bachelor's level professionals. There is currently one adolescent boys home and one adolescent girls home.SuffolkTHERAPEUTIC GROUP HOMES PROGRAMHOPE FOR YOUTH, INC.
    THE TEST DON'T GUESS PROGRAMHome Drug Test kits are made available to residents in Suffolk County. The program aims to offer free drug test kits that can be used in privacy to assist parents and guardians with monitoring the behavior of their children who are under the age of 18. The test kits give parents a tool to engage in the critical conversations about drug use; and offers a method for parents who suspect their child may be using illegal substance to be reassured of their judgment and seek professional help if needed.SuffolkTHE TEST DON'T GUESS PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    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
    TREATMENT FOSTER FAMILYLocates foster homes for boys and girls from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties. Homes are located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and accommodate children from birth to 21 years of age. Treatment foster homes offer girls and boys a chance to experience healthy family life, with foster parents who receive training, support and supervision from Berkshire staff.SuffolkTREATMENT FOSTER FAMILYBERKSHIRE FARM CENTER AND SERVICES FOR YOUTH
    WALKER WORKFORCE AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMOffers professional, career and leadership development in many areas including; financial literacy and life skills management, work place culture/diversity, drug free life style, individual development, coping strategies, behavior modification and etiquette, resume writing, interview prep, professional/personal Branding, fundamental communication skills and vocabulary, workforce training, dress for success, job search, internship placement, post secondary education and vocational training enrollment assistance, entrepreneur mentorships and Armed Forces enlistment.SuffolkWALKER WORKFORCE AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMTHE JOURNEY OF DIFFERENCE, INC.
    WILDERNESS RESPITE PROGRAMProvides full day outdoor programs of hiking and wilderness challenges for at risk adolescents. Groups travel by van to State and County Parks. Call for further information.NassauWILDERNESS RESPITE PROGRAMNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
    WILLET AVENUE MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMProvides an academic setting with a multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of students with learning, behavioral, emotional and developmental disabilities. The instructional program is aligned to the New York State Common Core Learning Standards and addresses students' cognitive levels and learning styles. Students are given the opportunity to work toward earning a New York State Regents diploma or other state approved high school diploma. Instructional and work-based learning opportunities required for the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential are also provided for all ninth graders. Students meeting the requirements towards a Skills and Credentials Certificate (SACC) work toward developing life skills and build personal independence. The school-wide Positive Behavior and Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program provides concrete lessons toward positive interactions. Pro-social skills to develop appropriate social and emotional behaviors are integrated into activities that encourage interaction with teachers and peers and build upon the student’s critical thought processes and independence. The Willet Avenue Middle School offers unique learning opportunities including the Therapeutic Learning Collaborative (TLC) which consists of two programs: Intensive Support Program (ISP) and Transitional Support Program (TSP) .A partnership between Nassau BOCES and The North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, the ISP provides individual, group, and family counseling by North Shore licensed, clinical social workers and psychiatrists. Psychiatric services including medication distribution are provided by North Shore and monthly family counseling sessions are required to remain in ISP. The TSP provides services for students who are ready to transition to a less restrictive environment. Students in TSP continue in their educational placement and receive individual and group counseling from BOCES psychologists, social workers or guidance counselors. Nassau BOCES psychologists provide counseling on a regular basis, are trained in crisis prevention and assess students’ needs for a Behavior Intervention Plan. The school social worker provides counseling, family support services such as SSI, respite and CPS whenever necessary. The guidance counselor provides counseling, assists in the student’s individual transitional plan (beginning at age 14) and helps students to obtain working papers. Call for detailed information.NassauWILLET AVENUE MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    YOUTH/ADULT PARTICIPATION PROJECTProvides youth leadership training using youth empowerment, youth/adult partnership, appreciating diversity, education, and community service learning. Offers assistance, training, and support to agencies and schools. Call for more information.NassauYOUTH/ADULT PARTICIPATION PROJECTNASSAU COUNTY YOUTH BOARD
    YOUTH CAREER CENTERProvides employment related services to Suffolk County Youth. Offers youth career counseling, resume preparation, computer labs, job listings, vocational training, video library, phones/fax for job search and career exploration via Career Zone and Choices, as well as access to the Community Resource Database of Long Island. Cooperates with several Suffolk County school districts to promote good work habits and workplace skills aimed towards a future of success in the workforce. Offers in-school youth experience program for economically disadvantaged, at-risk youth ages 16-21, out-of-school youth work experience program for economically disadvantaged, at-risk youth ages 16-24, out-of-school youth work experience program for economically disadvantaged, at-risk youth ages 16-24 who are high school dropouts wanting to complete their high school education or graduates who are seeking to develop good work habits and employment skills and a summer youth employment program designed to provide first-time work experience opportunities to economically disadvantaged youth. Call for more information.SuffolkYOUTH CAREER CENTERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
    YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICESProvides summer youth employment opportunities, employment workshops, and job training workshops. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH BUREAUCITY OF GLEN COVE
    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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