631.665.2300 (Suffolk) & 516.323.0011 (Nassau)
Need help? Trying to find a GLBT-affirming provider? Call our community centers at 631.665.2300 (Suffolk) or 516.323.0011 (Nassau) for crisis intervention, referrals to GLBT-affirming services, and information.
CARE Support Services
The Counseling, Advocacy, Reources, and Education (CARE) Support Services program provides help and support for the GLBT community in times of need. Learn more about CARE Support Services here.
Groups are facilitated by trained social work counselors, and provide support through guided topic discussions. Current groups include:
LIVING POSITHIVLY — meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7:00pm at The Center at Garden City
Parent Support Group — meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at The Center at Bay Shore and the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm at The Center at Garden City
Youth Support Group — meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00pm at The Center at Bay Shore
Report An Incident
This form is designed as a safe and confidential way to report incidents against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) individuals to the Long Island GLBT Services Network. Reporting anti-GLBT incidents helps to create a safer community on Long Island.
This form is to report any bullying, harassment, discrimination, or violence against GLBT individuals or groups. You do not have to be the victim of the incident to report here. If you witnessed an incident, you can also report here. Some examples of anti-GLBT bullying, harassment, discrimination or violence include:
Someone calling you anti-GLBT derogatory terms (“faggot,” “dyke,” “tranny,” etc.);
Reporting anti-GLBT harassment or bullying to school/work staff and having no action taken against the bully/harasser.
Someone refusing you any type of service based on your real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.
Someone physically hurting or assaulting you while using anti-GLBT derogatory terms, or because of your real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity (eg. They see you leaving a gay bar/club; attending a gay-straight alliance meeting, etc.)
The personal information entered on this form is CONFIDENTIAL and WILL NOT be shared with anyone else without your permission. All reports will be followed up by a staff member of the Long Island GLBT Services Network within 24 hours.
IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST POLICE STATION OR EMERGENCY ROOM
The Anti-Violence Project - Long Island (AVP-LI) confronts violence committed against gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) and HIV-Positive people of all ages. The project serves survivors of hate motivated violence (including HIV-motivated violence), domestic violence and sexual assault. By providing free and confidential short-term counseling, court/police advocacy, and healing/support groups AVP-LI works to enable people to regain their sense of control, identify their options, and assert their rights. AVP-LI also provides information and referrals to other community based legal, victim support, and mental health services that best suit individual needs.
In addition to serving survivors of violence, AVP-LI is committed to educating the Long Island community about the dynamics of GLBT and HIV-motivated violence. To achieve the goal of a more culturally competent atmosphere AVP-LI facilitates workshops targeting health and human service providers, law enforcement personnel, academic professionals, and other community groups.
HIV Testing & Counseling
Free & Confidential Testing for ages 13-24.
Get results in 20 minutes
Drop-in hours: The Center at Bay Shore: Every Wednesday, 5-8pm, Second Friday of the month, 7-9 pm (ages 13-21 only) The Center at Garden City: Every Thursday, 5-8pm
If you are above 24 years old and would like to receive a referral for HIV testing services, contact contact Lambert Liu at 631.665.2300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.