Hey Teens! Need someone to talk to? Have a question about your rights? Or, are you struggling with LGBTQ questions? A social work intern from Stony Brook University will be here through May 2021 to assist patrons with important social services and provide referrals to: housing, unemployment help, food pantries, shelters, mental health facilities, care coordination, support groups, and finding legal assistance. Patrons will also be able to get help filling out forms and applications for various social services. Please call the Library for more information.
ADDICTION RESOURCE is a young organization dedicated to raising people’s awareness about the dangers of addiction. They provide advice on recovery and assign consultations concerning substance abuse treatment for struggling people regardless of insurance, financial and ethnical status.
LGBT HEALTH lists dozens of resources, links and websites organized by the Health Concerns Committee, Reference and Adult Services Division of SCLA.
LONG ISLAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE provides a range of services that help over 14,000 Long Island adults and children each year to escape from abusive relationships and build new lives. Founded in 1976, we are a regional pioneer and leader in empowering victims and survivors, providing them with shelter and support, and working with law enforcement and the community to prevent abuse.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.
SEXETC.ORG is published by Answer, a national organization that provides and promotes unfettered access to comprehensive sexuality education for young people and the adults who teach them.
TEENSHEALTH is a nonprofit children’s health system. Neil Izenberg, a doctor at Nemours, founded KidsHealth.org and TeensHealth.org in 1995. Our goal is to help families take charge of their health.
Human & Civil Rights Resources
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ACLU.ORG is the American Civil Liberties Union, they work within the courts, local government and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the constitution and laws of the United States.
ADL.ORG is an international Jewish non-governmental organization based in the United States. It fights antisemitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals, and protects civil rights for all, doing so through information, education, legislation, and advocacy.
GLSEN.ORG is the leading national education organization working to create safe schools for all students. It strives to ensure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
HRC.COM stands for the Human Rights Campaign, a national LGBTQ+ civil rights organization working so LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work, and in the community. They have a Welcoming Schools initiative to support LGBTQ students.
ITGETSBETTER.ORG has a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer(LGBTQ+) youth around the globe through storytelling and building community.
LAMBDALEGAL.ORG is a non-profit whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
MFPG.ORG, Media For Public Good presents Outcasting – a public radio’s LGBTQ youth program. It presents a look at issues pertaining to the LGBT community as seen through the eyes of young LGBTQ people and allies and provides insight into the broad dimensions of the LGBTQ youth experience.
PFLAG.ORG is an organization that builds on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts minds respect, value and affirm LGBTQ people.
THETREVORPROJECT.ORG has a mission to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people.
TOLERANCE.ORG is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, their mission is to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy emphasizing social justice and ant-bias.
TRANSSTUDENT.ORG is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students trough advocacy and empowerment.