2-1-1/LIFE LINE (a program of Goodwill of the Finger Lakes)provides 24 hour crisis intervention, suicide hotline, comprehensive
information & referral for health and human services in Monroe, Wayne,
Livingston, Ontario, Cayuga and Seneca Counties.
Telephone: Dial 2-1-1 or 585-275-5151
Toll-free: 866-FLNY-211 or 800-310-1160
Website: www.211fingerlakes.org (Live Chat available through website)
The Center for Youth is the best organization to turn to for young people seeking to deal with, explore, or understand issues of importance to them – from their perspective, and on their terms. Started by kids, for kids, all Center services – from counseling, to shelter, to education, to referrals – are rooted in, and delivered with the knowledge that youth want to, and can, take responsibility for their life choices.
585-271-7670 (24 Hour Help Line)
Chances and Changes is a non-profit domestic violence program and shelter located in Livingston County. We are one of the few shelters in NY State that takes men. Chances and Changes is also well versed in issues of the LGBTQ communities and interpersonal violence. Services include safe housing, court advocacy, 24/7 hotline and counseling.
Contact Person: Monroe County Dept. of Social Services.
24 Hotline for reporting child abuse in Monroe County: 585-461-5690 or 274-6865 (TTY)
First Time Going to Drug Rehab? Here’s What to Expect:
We understand that you are uncomfortable and nervous about entering gay drug rehab. At Lakeview Health, we have created an environment to ensure your safety while attending our gay drug rehab program. Upon entering our drug rehab center you will receive a warm welcome. We will guide you through the process of checking in, medical assessment and unpacking. Our staff is available 24/7 to assist you with adjusting to drug addiction treatment.
Our medical team will be your first interaction, followed by our clinical team. You will be assessed for detox medications and asked if you want to enter our specialized gay drug rehab track, Freedom Rings.
We have five stages in our program: Detox, inpatient drug rehab, residential rehab, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Each phase of our gay drug rehab program offers individualized addiction treatment addressing your specific needs.
Our gay drug rehab program offers:
Medical and clinical assessment
Individual and group counseling
Help is available 24 hours a day at 888-267-0228
Monday – Friday, 4PM to Midnight
Saturday, 12 – 5PM
Counseling, Education and Resources for all ages.
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 5PM-9PM Pacific Time
( Monday thru Friday, 8PM-Midnight Eastern Time)
The GLBT National Youth Talkline provides telephone and email peer counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
All services are free and confidential.
Our telephone volunteers are in their teens and early twenties, and we speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!
We also maintain the largest resource database of its kind in the world, with over 18,000 listings. Our database contains information on social and support groups, as well as gay-friendly religious organizations, sports leagues student groups and more.
Our mission is to end domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community through advocacy, education, and services.
Our vision is to inspire and transform communities to be accountable by creating a culture free of violence.
IGNITE’s main goal is to support the needs of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence. We also support other members of the Deaf community including Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs) and ASL interpreters.
Medical and Hospital Advocacy
Accompaniment: Go with you to the hospital, court, making police contacts, finding shelter
Provide basic items, including shampoo, soap, and other needs