CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS provide group and individual counseling for children ages 4-18 that have witnessed and/or experienced domestic violence/sexual abuse. Counseling conveniently provided at various community locations. If you are interested in referring a child to this program, please call 631-666-7181 Monday-Friday during business hours.

SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNSELING offers individual and/or group counseling to adult victims of domestic violence. Spanish-Speaking shelter clients can also receive individual counseling. Interested persons should call 631-666-7181 Monday – Friday during business hours.

SUPPORT GROUPS provide support to adult victims of domestic violence in a group setting with other victims to share experiences. Locations in two Suffolk townships (Islip and Brookhaven). Group size is generally small, approximately 4-10 women. A phone screening is required before attending. Interested persons should call 631-666-7181 Monday – Friday during business hours.

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING FOR ADULT VICTIMS Short-term individual crisis counseling is available to adult victims of domestic violence/sexual assault. If you are interested in attending counseling, please call 631-666-7181 Monday-Friday during business hours.

TEEN PROGRAM Teenagers living with domestic violence often suffer from low self esteem. Having a low self esteem leads to depression, truancy, teen dating violence, and many other self-destructive behaviors. Counselors give teens a safe place to be themselves, and to actively address problems related to witnessing and experiencing domestic/dating violence.

Referring a teen to counseling services will allow him or her to learn a set of strategies designed to deal with the consequences of violence. Education intervention has proven effective in ending the cycle of abuse. Counseling is offered at SCCADV offices; counselors also travel to area schools, shelters, youth bureaus and other agencies in order to safely and efficiently provide counseling services.

Open on Tuesday evenings in the summer and Monday & Tuesday in the fall starting in October.

For more information on this program please call to speak with a counselor: 631-666-7181, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.