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The Guidance Center
Lead Agency for Southold Town Communities That Care 664-9886
The Guidance Center Services Inc 501 (c) 3 has as it's mission to strengthen families with Prevention Education to improve the well being of people of all ages within the community through collaboration utilizing innovative and effective programs that enable everyone to learn, to work, and to thrive.
PARENTING - Counselor is certified in evidenced based strategies, parents will gain skills and knowledge for successful parenting.
FINANCIAL - Support and referrals for mortgage modifications, loans, mortgage grants, bankruptcy, school and educational loans and grants.
MARITAL - Couple counseling and individual counseling, flexible schedule
MENTAL HEALTH - Assistance in sources for treatment, education, housing and on going care.
LIFE COACHING - Guidance is available to support successful life choices
ELDER CARE - Finding resources making referrals and advocating for the client
GRIEF COUNSELING - Caring and assistance in this difficult time.
The Guidance Center is the lead agency for The Southold Town Communities That Care (CTC) a coalition of local government, schools, law enforcement, businesses, media, treatment facilities, secular and non secular groups, seniors and youth.
Monthly meetings are held discussing safe guards that can be put in place to keep our youth from underage drinking and to keep our community drug free. Southold Town CTC and The Guidance Center have a goal to reduce substance abuse in Southold Town.
Summer WellnessFor youth 8-14 years old youth enjoy a day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. which includes evidence based prevention.
Lions Quest prevention education is utilized offering youth skills in establishing healthy boundaries, refusal skills, healthy socialization, communication, self esteem building and community awareness.
Teen Events- Occur through out the year offering teens the latest up to date prevention materials, hand outs and videos. Teen Events are held throughout the community and Suffolk County. Head Start in Southold hosts Teen Dances.
*Programs are open to all Suffolk County Youth.
Volunteers are available ADVOCATING: