GNCF-The ONE Way To Support Agencies For Great Neck
Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS): (516) 621-0552. CAPS is dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect through community awareness and school educational programs.
CLASP Children’s Center: (516) 482-8090. Provides for Great Neck’s working parents, before and after school and camp and vacation care for K-5 and full day, full year early childhood programs for children ages 18 months to 4 years. CLASP’s Intergenerational Program supports shared activities between children and seniors.
Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence: (516) 572-0700. Crisis service for victims of domestic violence and rape, including 24 hour, 7-day per week hotlines (516-542-0404/domestic violence; 516-222-2293/rape), emergency safe housing, legal consultation, individual and group counseling, educational presentations for schools and community, training for professionals in the area of domestic violence, elder abuse and sexual assault.
COPAY: (516) 466-2509. Is a community based, bi-lingual, human services agency. Its primary focus is the professional treatment and prevention of drug addiction and alcoholism. Licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse as a 1035 outpatient medically managed intensive care facility, COPAY, Inc. offers many family centered services to individuals, families, children, and significant others helping them to attain sobriety and to develop a sober life style.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. : (516) 741-2550. Where Girls Grow Strong - Educational and recreational activities for Great Neck girls age 5-18. In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Girl Scouts is where today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders. Girl Scouting: For Every Girl, Everywhere.
Great Neck Senior Center: (516) 487-0025. A variety of programs: exercise aerobics, yoga, tai chi; dance: folk line, Western; bridge; holistic health; trips to theaters, museums and concerts, Social Model Day Care Program and social services—professional staff; information and referral, counseling, bereavement and caregivers groups. Hot nutritious lunches and transportation provided five days a week.
Great Neck Student Aid Fund Inc.: (516) 829-9437. Provides outright grants to help hard-pressed graduating seniors in the Great Neck School District meet the steadily mounting and increasingly out of reach expenses of their first year in college or vocational school. Since 1931, the Student Aid Fund has been here to give students a “leg-up” in that crucial first year of higher education. Your support can change the direction of a life!
Manhasset-Great Neck EOC: (516) 627-1750. The Manhasset- Great Neck Economic Opportunity Council sponsors the local “head start” program, provides adventures in learning for grade school youngsters, supervised recreational activities and a Summer Youth Program. MGNEOC also provides academic and job training for youth, plus adult services; FEMA, resume writing and job training.
North Shore Child and Family Guidance: (516) 626-1971. “Caring for the Emotional Health of Our Communities.” The center offers a wide range of mental health services to children, youth and families including diagnostics assessments, individual, family and group therapy; psycho-educational assessment and treatment; substance abuse services; bereavement and trauma services, and special programs geared to issues such as single parenting, early childhood development and abuse prevention and treatment. The Center is also an important training and consultation center for parents and professionals offering workshops, community education forums, newsletters, and a speakers bureau.
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Foundation: (516) 465-2554. The Child Life and Education Services Program helps seriously ill hospitalized children and their families cope with the trauma of needed treatments.