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The lawful mother and father of a person. Included are the natural mother or father of a child born to a valid marriage; the adoptive father or mother of a child jointly adopted by them; the natural mother of an illegitimate child if she is the sole guardian; the child's putative parent who has expressly acknowledged paternity and has contributed to the child's support; and any individual whose status as guardian of the child has been established by statute.

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BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPProvides support, education, and encouragement to women who wish to breastfeed. Addresses issues such as fatigue and time management, milk supply concerns, management of fussiness, consoling techniques, returning to work, child care considerations and more. Educational materials are also available in Spanish. Call to register.SuffolkBREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
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
CHILD FIND MEDIATIONRecovers parentally abducted children and helps to resolve parental custodial disputes through the use of: professional family mediators the toll free number for in-flight and contemplating parents preventative counseling for parents contemplating abduction of their children and referrals to additional agencies and services.CHILD FIND MEDIATIONCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
CHILD FIND PUBLIC INFORMATIONOffers safety materials for children and preventive counseling through A-WAY-OUT services. Also promotes awareness and prevention information about Child Find's safety program and services, and sponsors National Missing Children Day, May 25th. Also offers referral services when needed.CHILD FIND PUBLIC INFORMATIONCHILD FIND OF AMERICA, INC.
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Information and Referral, Reference Services, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 8 as well as parents. Programs and services include, but are not limited to topics such as Homework Help, storytimes, arts and crafts, parenting issues and summer reading programs.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESBAY SHORE-BRIGHTWATERS PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, and Readers Advisory. Programs and services include Live Librarian, Homework Help, Parent/Toddler Workshop and storytimes.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESEAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as parents. Programs and services include the Parent/Child Workshop, arts and crafts, performances and films, and storytimes.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESEAST ISLIP PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory, Assignment Assistance, and programs for children from preschool through grade 6.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESEAST ROCKAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Information and Referral, Reference Services, Reader's Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 8 as well as parents. Programs and services include, but are not limited to topics such as the Parent Toddler Workshop, Storytimes and Summer Reading Programs.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESEMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as their parents. Programs and services include the Parent-Child Workshop, E-Reference, special needs programming, arts and crafts, storytimes and performances.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESFARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 8 as well as parents. Programs and services include E-Reference, Game Time, Parent/Child Workshop, Parenting Programs, Arts and Crafts, Storytimes, presentations and a Summer Reading Club.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESHALF HOLLOW HILLS COMMUNITY LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Information and Referral, Reference Services, Readers Advisory and Programs for children from birth through grade 8 as well as parents. Programs and services include but are not limited to parent child programs, chess, story hour, film presentations and arts and crafts.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESJOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral and Reader's Advisory. Programs and services include Homework Help Center and Learning Center, arts and crafts, storytimes, and performances and films.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESLAKEVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 5 as well as parents. Programs and services include, but are not limited to, story hour, e-books, Book Buddies, Reading Clubs and arts and crafts.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESLOCUST VALLEY LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 12 as well as parents. Programs and services include the Parent/Child Workshop, Chess Club, Dog Tales Reading Program, Arts and Crafts, Storytimes, Parenting Programs, Book Discussions, coding, drawing, Lego Club, Youth Advisory Board, and Performances and Films, computers, cooking, Fit Mom Exercise and youth yoga classes.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESLONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6. Programs and services include Downloadable Books, Page Turners, arts and crafts, storytimes, and performances and films.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESMALVERNE PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Information and Referral, Reference Services, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through Grade 6 as well as parents. Programs and services include, but are not limited to film presentations, arts and crafts, storytimes, book discussions, reading clubs and Mommy and Me. Offers Twang! program for children grade 4 through grade 6 such as film presentations and game nights.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESMANHASSET PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as parents. Programs and services include E-Reference, E-Books, Family Fun Night, arts and crafts, storytimes and performances.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESMASSAPEQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and Programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as parents. Programs and services include, but are not limited to, topics such as Toddler Time, Storytimes, Summer Reading Programs, Live Librarian, Arts and Crafts and Parent and Toddler Workshops.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESNORTH BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for Children from birth through grade six as well as Parents. Programs and services include E-Reference, Arts and Crafts, Performances and Films, Storytimes, Parenting Programs and a Summer Reading Club.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESOCEANSIDE LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral and Reader's Advisory. Programs from birth through fourth grade. Programs and services include but are not limited to Kids Yoga, story time, arts and crafts, toddler sign language, summer reading club and parent/child workshop.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESQUOGUE LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6. Programs include arts and crafts, storytimes and book discussions.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESSEA CLIFF VILLAGE LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as their parents. Programs and services include the Parent/Child Workshop, Homework Help, arts and crafts, storytimes, and performances and films.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESSOUTH HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6 as well as parents. Programs include the Parent/Child Workshop, Arts and Crafts, Storytimes, Performances and Films, Cooking, Book Discussions and museum passes.SuffolkCHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESWEST ISLIP PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN'S SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and programs for children from birth through grade 6. Programs and services include E-books, book discussions, arts and crafts, storytimes and performances.NassauCHILDREN'S SERVICESHILLSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
COMMUNITY AND YOUTH BUREAU PROGRAMSOffers drug and alcohol counseling, crisis counseling, job development and referral, tutoring, Homework help, Improvisation teen theater, peer leadership training, drug prevention, support groups, environmental issues group, grandfriends, social skills group, young families group, home safety programs, basketball and recreational activities. Parent resources available.SuffolkCOMMUNITY AND YOUTH BUREAU PROGRAMSREACH CYA
COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides workshops and seminars on Adolescent Suicide Prevention, Stress Reduction and Crisis Intervention at schools for parents, students and teachers for service groups and community organizations throughout Suffolk County. Staff consists of Masters level psychiatric social workers and professionally trained community educators. Also provides therapist referrals and a referral service. Call.COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICESProvides local school districts with a range of educational support services, including leadership training, professional development, curriculum-writing and instructional technology staff and programs. Support and training are available for student information systems, as well as special education software, test scoring, data warehouse and student data analysis. Researched-based and targeted to local needs, these services are available to teachers, administrators, boards of education, support staff, parents, and students. Initiatives include, but are not limited to, responding to the Common Core Standards and alignment, meeting the needs of diverse learners, instructional technology, distance learning, educational leadership, the arts, library media, shared decision making, and strategic planning. Workshops and seminars provide opportunities for participating districts to learn from the foremost experts in the field, with on-site or in-class experience, providing the link between theory and practice. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM (E.I.P.)Provides an after court interview to all custodial and non-custodial parents on their newly court ordered child support from Family Court. Staff obtains updates and verifies personal data, including employer information. Staff explains support obligations, proper payment instructions and possible enforcement procedures for non-compliance. Also provides a free monthly seminar to all non-custodial parents to help them understand their rights and responsibilities.SuffolkEARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM (E.I.P.)EAC NETWORK
EMPLOYER SERVICESProvides consultation services to employers for a fee on child care options. These services include enhanced referrals, worksite needs assessments, work and family seminars, technical assistance in development of on-site centers, dependent care assistance plans (which provide payroll deductions for child care or dependent adult care), intranet child care searches, and other family friendly policies. Council offers employers several options that best suit their business size and budget. Family friendly employers know that these services are a sound investment, not only to your employees, but also an improved corporate image and positive community relations. Employers who are currently implementing one of a variety of child care assistance programs will attest to significant improvement in a broad range of areas such as fewer absences and lateness, increased productivity, improved employer-employee relations, and recruitment and retention of valuable employees.NassauEMPLOYER SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.
ERASE/EIPEIP staff interviews non-custodial parent. Staff also obtains, updates and verifies respondent's personal data, including employer information. Staff explains support obligations, proper payment instructions, and possible enforcement procedures. EIP also provides a free monthly seminar to all non-custodial parents to help them understand their rights.SuffolkERASE/EIPEAC NETWORK
FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMOffers parenting classes on a variety of topics, including prenatal care, prenatal/postnatal exercise, lamaze, sibling preparation, infant and child CPR, breastfeeding, baby sign language, WHALE and more. Call for more information.SuffolkFAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
FAMILY HEALTH AND WELLNESSOffers educational programs, technical assistance and print resources in human development, nutrition education, and diabetes education to consumers, homeowners, parents, and professionals working with children, youth, and families.SuffolkFAMILY HEALTH AND WELLNESSCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
FETAL DEMISE/PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPProvides comfort and guidance to parents who have suffered the loss of a baby prior to delivery or shortly thereafter. Call for dates and times.NassauFETAL DEMISE/PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
GETTING READY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLTaught by trained parent educators, this program is designed to prepare 6th graders for Middle School. Informative and practical parent/child activities in four week sessions that include: handling peer pressure, dealing with a bully, making and changing friends, manners and adults, becoming responsible and safe homes. Call. Serves Nassau and Suffolk counties.NassauGETTING READY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLCOMMUNITY PARENT CENTER
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
INFANT/CHILD CPRProvides infant and child CPR, obstructed airway safety instruction in one 3 hour session for parents, parents-to-be, grandparents and babysitters. Offered by an American Red Cross certified instructor.SuffolkINFANT/CHILD CPRCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
INFANT TODDLER ASSESSMENT PROGRAMProvides diagnostic and clinical services for infants, toddlers, and parents in the areas of child development and growth, parent-child interaction, and guidance for parents having difficulties with their infants and toddlers.Teams consist of a child psychiatrist, clinical social worker, and a psychologist. Postpartum support and treatment available to new mothers including services for postpartum depression.NassauINFANT TODDLER ASSESSMENT PROGRAMNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
INSTITUTE FOR PARENTINGWas established to help ensure the mental health and well-being of young children and developing families by strengthening the capacity of parents and others who influence the lives of 0-5 year olds to provide nurturing, developmentally appropriate environments within a culturally sensitive framework. The Institute for Parenting provides programs for parents that include assessment, treatment, parenting education for young and developing families. Sample programs include: Therapeutic Parenting Services; Nassau County Babies Can’t Wait; Nassau County Closer to the Crib and The “I’m Here for You Now” Book Project. Sample Training programs include Master’s Program in Infant Mental Health Developmental Practice; Post Master’s Training Program in Parent Education and Parent Guidance and Post Master’s Training Program in Parent-Infant Mental Health and Trauma. Also offered are Continuing education workshops Courses and workshops vary each semester. Call for more detailed information regarding all the programs offered.NassauINSTITUTE FOR PARENTINGADELPHI UNIVERSITY
LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERAssists patrons and professionals in obtaining services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, ages birth through 21. Provides information about options for required services, educational environments, service delivery system and New York State Education Department reform initiatives. Also offers workshops/training for parents and professionals on topics which may include evaluation, early intervention, transition planning, parent involvement and IEP meetings.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER
LOSS OF A CHILD FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUPOffers a Bereavement Support Group for Parents/Grandparents who have lost a child. Registration is required. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkLOSS OF A CHILD FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
MIDSHORE MOTHERS' CENTER INC.Offers a variety of mother's activities including a Mommy and Me program, support and discussion groups, professional lectures, and girls night outings. Call for further information.SuffolkMIDSHORE MOTHERS' CENTER INC.THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MINEOLA PARENT AND CHILD EDUCATION PROGRAM INC.Provides parent education workshops which offer information and referral on child development, positive discipline, and self awareness. Offers a newsletter as well as membership activities. Also offers behavioral intervention. Serves parents of Nassau and Suffolk counties. Call. Walk-in. On-site child care available periodically.NassauMINEOLA PARENT AND CHILD EDUCATION PROGRAM INC.HUMANISTIC CONSULTANTS, INC.
MINGLING MOMS, LLCProvides a luncheon/lecture series for mothers with babies ages birth-12 months. Luncheons are held at Papa-Razzi Restaurant in Westbury from 11am-1pm. At each session there is a different informative guest speaker on a baby-related topic. Call or visit website for further information.NassauMINGLING MOMS, LLCMINGLING MOMS, LLC
MOTHER AND TODDLER PROGRAMProvides introduction to pre-school, arts and crafts, circle time, show and tell, free play, informational lectures and mother interaction for mothers and toddlers ages 2-4 years.SuffolkMOTHER AND TODDLER PROGRAMDEER PARK COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, INC.
MOTHERS' CENTER AT THE LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARYPeer-to-peer group meets weekly, providing opportunities to speak to other mothers, share parenting concerns, and gain support in parents' role as child's first teacher and mentor. Children welcome. Call for new sessions.NassauMOTHERS' CENTER AT THE LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARYTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER-CENTEREACHPeer-to-peer group meets weekly providing opportunities to speak to other mothers, share parenting concerns, and gain support in parents' role as child's first teacher and mentor. Children welcome. New sessions begin every eight weeks. Call for further information.SuffolkMOTHERS' CENTER-CENTEREACHTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER OF SOUTHWEST NASSAU, INC.Non-sectarian, non-hierarchal organization, member-run and supported, offering mothers a place to share their experiences of the transition of becoming a parent and child-rearing in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. Four eight-week groups where child care is available in a center fully equipped for infants through toddlers. The Mother's Center philosophy and mission enables women to effectively use their individual and collective knowledge and experiences as catalysts for personal and societal changes that benefit mothers and families. Parent organization is the National Association of Mothers' Centers.NassauMOTHERS' CENTER OF SOUTHWEST NASSAU, INC.THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
MOTHERS' CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHOREOffers a variety of mother's activities including support and discussion groups, lectures and workshops, Mommy and Me classes, social events, Moms Night Out, movement and dance programs, book discussions, and craft programs. Child care is provided for children 9 months and older.SuffolkMOTHERS' CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHORETHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MOTHERS' CENTERS
NEW YORK STATE SAFETY PROGRAMProvides education to parents on passenger safety issues and seat belts. Staff are trained Traffic Safety Educators and go to High Schools to talk to new drivers about Road Safety and Drunk Driving. Sponsored by the New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC). Call for further information.NassauNEW YORK STATE SAFETY PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY TRAFFIC SAFETY BOARD
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
NORTH SHORE NURSERY SCHOOLProvides early childhood education to 2, 3, and 4 year olds in a cooperative setting. Offers developmentally appropriate early childhood education which includes half day programs and parent participation. Parents serve on the Executive Board and/or other standing committees. Language Arts, Science, Math, Art, Music, and field trips are offered in the curriculum. Serves the Town of North Hempstead and the surrounding areas. Call for tuition information.NassauNORTH SHORE NURSERY SCHOOLNORTH SHORE NURSERY SCHOOL
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-CHILD PLAYGROUPSProvides year round parent/child play sessions. Focuses on learning through crafts, stories, music and play. Call for further program information and times.SuffolkPARENT-CHILD PLAYGROUPSCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
PARENT EDUCATIONProvides parent education programs to community groups. Current programs include: Discipline Is Not A Dirty Word, Understanding Temperament, The Family Table, Building Strong Families, Raising Responsible Children and Teen/Parent Communication. Training and consultation for professionals working with families offered throughout the year.SuffolkPARENT EDUCATIONCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
PARENT EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAMDesigned to educate divorcing or separating parents on the impact of their breakup on their children. Teaches techniques to reduce the stress of family changes and protect children from the negative effects of ongoing conflict in order to foster and promote childrens healthy adjustment and development. Addresses four topics: Creating and Maintaining Supportive Parent-Child Relationships Providing a Stable, Supportive Home Environment Maintaining Healthy Parental Functioning and Psychological Well-Being and Protecting Children from Ongoing Conflict Between Parents. Call for schedule and further information.SuffolkPARENT EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-CENTRAL ISLIP
PARENT EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAMDesigned to educate divorcing or separating parents on the impact of their breakup on their children. Teaches techniques to reduce the stress of family changes and protect children from the negative effects of ongoing conflict in order to foster and promote childrens healthy adjustment and development. Addresses four topics: Creating and Maintaining Supportive Parent-Child Relationships Providing a Stable, Supportive Home Environment Maintaining Healthy Parental Functioning and Psychological Well-Being and Protecting Children from Ongoing Conflict Between Parents. Call for schedule and further information.NassauPARENT EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT-MINEOLA
PARENT EDUCATOR WORKSHOPSOffers a workshop designed to foster the understanding and development of parenting skills. The subjects touched upon are the role of parents, supervision and care, education and supportive services.NassauPARENT EDUCATOR WORKSHOPSLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
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.
PARENTING AWARENESSProvides free individual and group counseling and mutual support groups for parents of children in the North Shore communities. Includes Discipline is Not a Dirty Word for parents with children in Kindergarten-6th grade. Call for an appointment. Contract agency of the Brookhaven Town Youth Bureau.SuffolkPARENTING AWARENESSNORTH SHORE YOUTH COUNCIL
PARENTING TODAYOffers free parenting education programs, seminars and presentations. Lectures are grouped in series according to topics, Seating is limited. Call for more information, schedule and/or registration.NassauPARENTING TODAYWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PARENTING WORKSHOPSOffers workshops which include such topics as developmental stages, communication and listening skills, anger management, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol, strengthening family values, and basic parenting techniques. Most programs provide parent component. Approved for court mandated clients. SuffolkPARENTING WORKSHOPSSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
PARENTS AND CHILDRENOffers courses in: Inquiry-Based Science for Parents and Guardians and Conscious Parenting! How to Connect More and Discipline Less. Courses vary each semester and are located at various locations. Call for further information.SuffolkPARENTS AND CHILDRENSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
PARENTS COMMITTEEIdentifies natural leaders within the community and provides them with family life information and community development strategies, enabling them to educate peers and participate in community planning/development.NassauPARENTS COMMITTEELITTIG HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER, INC.
PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM/DISABILITIESProvides a comprehensive range of programs and services for children through young adult with developmental disabilities, language delay, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum disorders.NassauPARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM/DISABILITIESMID-ISLAND Y-JCC
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
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
REGION ONE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTEREmpowers families and informs and involves professionals and other individuals interested in healthy development and educational rights of children. SPAN's foremost commitment is to children with the greatest need due to disability, discrimination, and other special circumstances. Region 1 parent centers are located in: Niantic, Connecticut, Augusta, Maine, Sanford, Maine, Boston, Massachusetts, Concord, New Hampshire, Newark, New Jersey, Rochester, New York, New York City, New York, and Williston, Vermont. Call for more information.REGION ONE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTERTECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ALLIANCE FOR PARENT CENTERS
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH-SPEAKERS BUREAUProvides programs on reproductive health issues and related topics. Promotion of health and prevention of teenage pregnancy are its goal. Programs are prepared by health professionals. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the reproductive health system, dating relationships, decision making, female and male reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, HIV/AIDS education, human growth and development, parent child communication, parenting myths and realities, parenting skills for parents and grandparents, pre-conception education, puberty education, reproductive health choices, self esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse in pregnancy, teenage pregnancy-myths and realities, and women's health issues. Program available to community groups, schools, and health centers.SuffolkREPRODUCTIVE HEALTH-SPEAKERS BUREAUSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-HEALTH EDUCATION
RIVERHEAD SATELLITE OFFICEWorks with parents, providers, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in the area. Provides parents with referrals and information on evaluating quality child care, plus resources on various parenting issues. Also offers providers access to valuable training and support services for new or established programs.SuffolkRIVERHEAD SATELLITE OFFICECHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
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
SOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPSOffers workshop for children ages 5-8 and 9-12(parents included). This program provides education and support to families. Topics include building healthy friendships, communication skills, understanding and expressing feelings, dealing with teasing and bullies, and more. Discussion groups, creative arts, games and hands-on activities are utilized to increase understanding and strengthen social skills. Teen Support Group also available for ages 13 and up. The Parent Component offers support and guidance to parents, and provides practical skills for helping their child in a variety of situations. The Parent Component meets at the same time the children's program runs.SuffolkSOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPSSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES
SOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKProvides a clearinghouse of parent resources that is an all encompassing information and referral service for parents of children birth through five. Creates and distributes a resource guide for parents. Warm line for parents to call for information, reassurance or referral as well as a coalition of Partners-in-Parenting comprised of community organizations serving parents of young children in Southwest Nassau County. Please call for more information.NassauSOUTH SHORE PARENTING RESOURCE NETWORKFRIEDBERG JCC
SUPPORT AND EDUCATION FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS OF BEREAVED CHILDRENProvides support group and education to parents/caregivers of bereaved children. Eight sessions offered. Registration required. Call for information and schedule.SuffolkSUPPORT AND EDUCATION FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS OF BEREAVED CHILDRENBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
TEEN SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Readers Advisory and a range of programs including SAT review, author visits, WII Sessions, Smart Skies, book discussions, crafts and summer reading programs.SuffolkTEEN SERVICESBAY SHORE-BRIGHTWATERS PUBLIC LIBRARY
TRAINING AND EDUCATIONProvides training and education programs to the community through workshops and seminars on human sexuality. Goals include strengthening parent-child communication skills, educating adolescents about sexual decision making and responsibility, and providing prevention education on a broad spectrum of health problems, including AIDS.NassauTRAINING AND EDUCATIONPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
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
WOMEN'S SERVICESProvides information and referral between community, private and public agencies dealing with women and families in need. Special attention to health, affirmative action and family relations issues.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
WORKSHOPSOffers workshops for teachers and parents on timely topics such as training in child abuse identification, thinking outside the box as well as technology and educational issues. Serves the following school districts: Amityville, Babylon, Bay Shore, Copiague, Deer Park, Half Hollow Hills, Harborfields, Kings Park, Northport-E. Northport, West Babylon, Western Suffolk BOCES and Area Private and Parochial SchoolsSuffolkWORKSHOPSSUFFOLK'S EDGE TEACHER CENTER
YOUTH BUREAUPlans, coordinates and evaluates the activities of public, private and nonprofit agency services devoted to youth under age 21 within the town. To accomplish this, the Youth Bureau finds three community-based youth service agencies. They provide counseling, tutoring, mentoring, job readiness, after school program, leadership programs, volunteer activities, drop-in lounge, open gyms and summer day and evening programs. The Youth Bureau also oversees the Islip Town Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs.SuffolkYOUTH BUREAUTOWN OF ISLIP
YOUTH BUREAUSeeks to promote the physical, mental and social well being of youth in the town of Southold. Through collaboration and partnerships with youth, parents, schools, libraries, forth based institutions and agencies that serve youth. The Youth Bureau fosters proactive planning and coordination of services and programs to address the many needs of youth and their families.SuffolkYOUTH BUREAUTOWN OF SOUTHOLD

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