Abused Adults

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Individuals age 18 and older who have been subjected to a persistent pattern behavior in which one intimate partner uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation and emotional, sexual, or economic abuse to control the other partner in a relationship. Stalking or other harassing behavior is often an integral part of the pattern. Abusers may include caregivers, spouses, intimate partners or other family members.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESAccepts all referrals of adults over the age of 18 years, who are alleged to be incapable of caring for themselves because of a physical or mental incapacity and/or are abused, neglected or financially exploited by others, and have no one willing or able to assist them responsibly. Uses a case management approach to provide homemakers, counseling, financial management services, and medical services.NassauADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-ADULT SERVICES
ADVOCACYProvides trained legal advocates to accompany victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to court, to explain legal processes and to assist in obtaining orders of protection, visitation, custody and child support. Services available at the Riverhead, East Hampton and Southampton offices. Appointment required.SuffolkADVOCACYTHE RETREAT, INC.
CLEAN HANDS AND PURE HEARTOffers various support groups for men and women who have experienced the effects of sexual violence due to pornography. Call for more information.SuffolkCLEAN HANDS AND PURE HEARTLONG ISLAND CITIZENS FOR COMMUNITY VALUES
COUNSELINGProvides group and individual counseling services for adult victims of domestic violence or rape/sexual assault. Crisis appointments are available to clients at crisis who need to be served immediately. Specialized counselors available for domestic violence/substance abuse, and for long term sexual abuse victims (adults who were abused as children). New satellite office located in the Town of Huntington (for more information call Delores at 360-3730)SuffolkCOUNSELINGVICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
COUNSELING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDRENProvides counseling and case coordination for victims of domestic violence and their children who are referred by Children's Protective Services. Crisis appointments, group counseling, and safety planning available. Call for more information.SuffolkCOUNSELING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THEIR CHILDRENVICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
COURT ADVOCACYProvides information, assistance, accompaniment to Family Court and Domestic Violence Court, and assists with filing an Order of Protection. Free and Confidential.NassauCOURT ADVOCACYTHE SAFE CENTER LI
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ELDER ABUSE BUREAUInvestigates allegations of physical, financial, emotional, and psychological abuse of vulnerable adults, such as the elderly or physically or mentally challenged persons over the age of 18, and coordinates with Adult Protective Services as necessary. Lectures to the community and assures accuracy in domestic violence reporting throughout the police department.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ELDER ABUSE BUREAUSUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/CHILD SUPPORT SERVICESOffers referral for support groups for victims of domestic violence and child support issues, conducts legal awareness seminars, and provides advocacy, information and referral, and assistance with entitlement.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING PROGRAMSProvides counseling on individual or group basis for female and male adult victims of domestic violence. Hotline available 24 hours/7 days a week.NassauDOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING PROGRAMSTHE SAFE CENTER LI
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITServes/enforces court ordered Orders of Protection, executes warrants against violators. Assists domestic violence victims by removing batterers from the home, confiscating weapons, providing referrals to assisting agencies and providing transport to a place of refuge.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT-CENTRAL ISLIPHandles the prosecution of crimes committed between persons who are related by blood, by marriage, through child-in-common, or intimate cohabitants. Speakers Bureau discusses steps to take for victims of domestic violence. Government Funded. Serves Suffolk County.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT-CENTRAL ISLIPSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
FAITH IN ACTIONProvides reassurance calls, and shopping assistance to residents of Islip Township who are chronically ill, disabled frail elderly or victims of domestic violence. Food Pantry is also available for those in need. Call for appointment.SuffolkFAITH IN ACTIONPRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ISLIP
FINANCIAL LITERACY/JOB READINESSOffers a training program that provides guidance and direction in job readiness, personal organization and life enrichment for survivors of domestic abuse. The program's mission is to end the cycle of violence by providing continued support and tools necessary for economic and emotional self-reliance.SuffolkFINANCIAL LITERACY/JOB READINESSTHE RETREAT, INC.
HOTLINEOffers telephone crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence or rape/sexual assault. Trained staff and volunteers link callers to necessary resources and referrals while providing supportive listening.SuffolkHOTLINETHE RETREAT, INC.
JOHN L. NORRIS ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTERProvides residential alcohol/drug abuse treatment program to hearing impaired or deaf adults. Offers individual and group counseling which includes relapse prevention, assertiveness, grief, and vocational counseling. Also offers educational lectures, films, group discussions, Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings, Concerned Others Program and Narcotics Anonymous Meetings.JOHN L. NORRIS ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTERNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCEProvides general information on domestic violence and referrals to local assistance. For Public Policy information: 2000 M Street, NW, Ste 480, Washington, DC. Phone: (202)467-8714.NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCENATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SUPPORT GROUPSOffers support groups that combine education about abuse with support toward ending feelings of isolation and building a better sense of self. Services offered in East Hampton and Riverhead.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPSTHE RETREAT, INC.
THE RETREAT SHELTEROperates an 18-bed shelter to provide emergency housing for Adults and their children who are victims of domestic violence, or sexual assault. Residents participate in individual and group counseling, skills training and parenting education programs. Residents are also provided legal advocacy and assistance in obtaining any public assistance or entitlements.SuffolkTHE RETREAT SHELTERTHE RETREAT, INC.
VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMPrepares victim impact statements for victims of domestic violence and acts as their liaison to the Probation Department while the offender is being supervised. Also provides information and referrals for domestic violence services within the community, on how to obtain an Order Of Protection, victim's rights and safety planning. Call for more information.SuffolkVICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-CRIMINAL COURT DIVISION
VOCATIONAL ADVOCACY PROJECT (VAP)Assists clients with job application and resume preparation, interviewing skills and techniques, employment referrals and post placement follow-up child care referrals and obtaining business attire. The project may also provide a 6-week short term occupational training overview to Microsoft Office and Operating systems. Referral required. Call for appointment.SuffolkVOCATIONAL ADVOCACY PROJECT (VAP)L.I. AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC.

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