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Mediation: It’s More Than Just Talking It Out

Conflict is unavoidable. At times, the problem may spiral out of control and become overwhelming. When an issue gets too much for you to handle, who do you turn to for help? Lawyers and civil lawsuits take time and can be expensive. Our Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) provide conflict resolution interventions that help individuals, families, businesses, and the community at large to resolve a wide range of disputes at no cost.

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Modern Day Slavery: Right Here, Right Now

The Global Slavery Index estimates that 45.8 million people are currently enslaved in some form. Modern slavery consists of human trafficking for physical labor or sex. The victims include women, young girls and boys, and LGBTQ youth, who are often lured or forced into prostitution. We may think modern slavery only takes place in faraway lands, but it’s happening right here, right now.

Success Story; Community Service Programs
We’ve Lost the Village

Parenting is hard and it’s getting even harder. As a parenting educator, I often get asked why I think it so difficult to raise today’s generation. Is it technology, the economy, or maybe something in the water? Although many variables play a part in the changes we see today, my experience has taught me that children have not changed that much across generations.

Keep Your Child Safe on the Road Infographic
Keep your Child Safe on the Road

According to the CDC, 96% of parents and/or caregivers believe that they have properly installed their child’s car safety seat. In reality, seven out of ten children are improperly restrained in a passenger vehicle. These conflicting statistics shed light on the need for prevalent child safety seat education programs.

Meet Aneesah from Transitional Case Management
Meet Aneesah from Transitional Case Management

Aneesah is a member of our Transitional Case Management (TCM) program, which helps individuals in the criminal justice system in Suffolk County transition from incarceration back into society. TCM provides resources, case management, treatment, and housing referrals to our clients.

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