Provides various support groups for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning youth ages 13-25 and Transyouth ages 5-25 as well as Family Support will a Credentialed Family Peer Advocate for Families of Transyouth.
The Alcohol Rehab Guide is an online resource created to help people struggling with an alcohol addiction find treatment when they need it most. The team at ARG is made up of recovering addicts and industry professionals who are dedicated to helping everyone find hope in recovery.
ARG provides life-saving information and guidance to help people suffering from alcoholism find and stay in recovery.
Family Peer Advocates are valuable professionals within the child serving system. They are uniquely qualified to work with families based on their first-hand experience as the parent/caregiver of a young person with a social, emotional, behavioral, health, or developmental disability. This experience, combined with additional Parent Empowerment (PEP) training, allows them to provide peer support to parents of children with similar challenges.
This information line provides answers to general TAP questions, assistance in applying for TAP, TAP changes, status inquires, application problems, user account issues and FAFSA filing.
The Individual and Family Support Unit of the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs provides assistance to victims of incidents of abuse or neglect occurring in certain state-operated, licensed, or certified service provider agencies. Assistance is also provided to victims’ families, personal representatives, and guardians. This assistance includes:
All services are offered free.
Advocates for Children of New York (AFC)’s Jill Chaifetz Education Helpline is your resource for information and guidance on all education-related matters in New York City.
Parents can spend an enormous amount of time researching different programs or simply trying to understand their child’s education-related rights. If your child is struggling in school or experiencing school discrimination of any kind, our education specialists will assess your problem and provide you with free assistance, ranging from information you can use to advocate successfully on your own to assigning an education specialist or attorney to work with you directly.
A "Health Home" is not a physical place; it is a group of health care and service providers working together to make sure you get the care and services you need to stay healthy. Once you are enrolled in a Health Home, you will have a care manager that works with you to develop a care plan. A care plan maps out the services you need, to put you on the road to better health. Some of the services may include:
In addition to the resources available the National Eating Disorders (NEDA) website, NEDA’s Information and Referral Helpline volunteers are available to help you in assessing options for yourself or a loved one who may be struggling with an eating disorder. Helpline volunteers have extensive training to prepare them to be able to help you find information, treatment and support options.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
NY Connects provides information and assistance related to long-term services and supports in New York State for people of all ages or with any type of disability. NY Connects uses a searchable directory for programs, providers, and services in your area.
NY Connects staff can help link you to long-term services and supports, such as home care, transportation and meals. The goal is to help individuals live as independently as possible while meeting their medical, social and functional needs that arise from aging or disability. This program helps individuals, families, caregivers, and professionals.
Contact your local office to:
Addictions/Dependencies Support Groups
Addictions/Dependencies Support Groups
Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups
Adoption Counseling and Support Services
Artistic/Creativity Support Groups
Assistive Technology Support Services Expense Assistance
Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups
Case Management - Adult Home Supportive
Case Management - Supportive(SCM)
Child Custody/Support Related Support Groups
College/University Entrance Support
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Emotions Anonymous Support Groups
Employment/Retirement Related Support Groups
Families and Individuals Needing Support
Family Permanent Supportive Housing
Family Prison Visitation Support
Family Support Centers/Outreach
Family Support Recruitment/Referral
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups(GLBTQ)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs
Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing
In Home Supportive Services Applications(IHSS Applications)
In Home Supportive Services Subsidies(IHSS Subsidies)
In Home Supportive Services Subsidy Recipients(IHSS Supportive Services Subsidy Recipients)
Individual and Family Support Services
Individual Supports and Services(ISS)
Instructional Support Services
Lifestyle/Transition Related Support Groups
Long Term Services and Supports(LTSS)
Mental Health Related Support Groups
Mental Health Support Services
Naturalization Support/Legal Services
Offender/Ex-Offender Support Groups
Older Adult/Disability Related Supportive Housing
Parenting/Family Support Groups
Patient/Family Support Services
Postadoption Counseling and Support
Preadoption Counseling and Support
Secured Supportive Housing Units
Stepfamily/Blended Family Support Groups
Support Housing Community Services
Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities
Supported/Single Room Occupancy(SP-SRO)
Supportive Housing Expense Assistance
Supportive Substance Abuse Services
Wraparound Facilitation/Community Support