Parents and Community

In this section Parents and Community Members will find helpful resources to assist them with their efforts in obtaining information pertaining to prevention practices, guides and data. You will find links, videos, and content related to prevention in this category.


Below is a listing of Helpful Resource numbers of Local Organizations


Adult Protective Services

American Red Cross

AL-Anon Family Group

24 hr. hotline Counseling for groups and children of alcoholics.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Brighter Tomorrows

Provides emergency shelter and support services to victims of domestic violence and their children.

Brighter Tomorrows Non-Residential Program

Provides court advocacy / transportation, counseling / support groups, information / referrals and Child Witness of Domestic Violence Program.

Child Protective Services

Crisis Response of Suffolk County

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
(District Attorney’s Office)

“Give Back a Smile” Program

Provides free consultation and dental treatment to restore the smiles of domestic violence survivors.

Law Services Committee Inc.
Divorce Assistance 631-232-2400

Legal and Court Assistance
Legal Aid Society

Criminal 631-853-5212
Family 631-853-4343 

Provides legal advise and representation on financial and criminal matters for people without the means to employ private counsel.

Long Island Association for Aids Care

Mental Health Hotline
631-544-2222 24 hours a day

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

New York State Victim Information & Notification Service

New York State hotline for crime victims, including victims of domestic violence, that gives them the ability to track the jail custody status of their offenders and register to be notified, via phone or e-mail, of their pending release. The service is available 24 hours a day by calling toll free 888-846-3469 or via their web site:

THE Ministries
Mon. - Fri. 9 A.M. - 9.30 P.M.)
Emergency assistance (food and clothing)

N.Y. State Domestic Violence Hotline
State Wide Hotline

(Espanol 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. 

Parents for Meagan’s Law

Parents of Murdered Children


Poison Control Center

Social Service/Landlord/Tenant 

Provides a full range of legal services on civil matters; public assistance and SSI recipients automatically qualify for services.

Substance Abuse Hotline


Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence

24 hr. hotline provides emergency shelter and supportive services for battered women. Counseling and legal referrals for women and children.

Suffolk County Department of Social Services
631-854-9935 Day 
631-854-9100 Night 

For eligibility, certification, recertification, income maintenance, and of need for financial aid. When dealing with this agency you may be required to have in your possession: Birth Certificate (for yourself and children);Marriage License, Bank Books, Deed to house, etc (Call nearest center listed in telephone directory). To obtain more information on the Department of Social Services during the normal work week you can call the Commissioner's Response Unit at 631-854-9935 during the day. If you have an emergency after hours involving the need for housing, food, or fuel, please call the Emergency Hotline at 631-854-9100, 7 days a
week, 24 hours a day.

Suffolk County Mobile Crisis

Suffolk County Office of the Aging

Suffolk County Police Department

The Community Resource Bureau can work with communities to bring resources, or presentations, to community and school events. 

Suffolk County Probation Intake

Provides Family and legal counseling. Will also file for people who wish to proceed civilly against family members in Family Court and help secure Order of Protection forbidding certain conduct by family members.Suffolk County District Attorney's Office Domestic Violence Unit - (853-4138-39) Cohalan Court Complex 400 Carleton Ave. Central Islip, N.Y. 11722-9082, Mon - Frl. 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office
"Test, Don't Guess" Program

Suffolk County SPCA
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Suffolk County SPCA is a local, independent not-for-profit organization that provides for the humane needs, requirements, and enforcement of cruelty to animal laws in Suffolk County. If you suspect any mistreatment, abuse, or blood sport activities involving animals, please call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-SPCA. You can also contact the Suffolk County Police Department. All calls will be kept confidential.
web site:

Suffolk Project For AIDS Resource Coordination (SPARC)
631- 369-8696

For HIV testing and information and referrals.

Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS)

Hotline (VOICE/TDD), Counseling, Advocacy, Court Accompaniment, Children's Program, Elder Abuse Program.
Batterer's Program, Bilingual Services.

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