Southern Tier

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The Advocacy Center (formerly the Task Force For Battered Women/ Child Sexual Abuse Project) has provided support, advocacy and education for survivors of domestic violence since 1977, survivors of child sexual abuse since 1982 and survivors of adult sexual assault since 2003.

The goal of the Advocacy Center is to help reduce the trauma that results from domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. We provide services for:

Children and teens who have been sexually abused, sexually harassed or raped
Adults who have been sexually assaulted, raped or harassed
Adult survivors of child sexual abuse
Adults who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused or stalked by an intimate partner
Teenagers who have experienced dating violence or have been stalked
Family and friends of a youth or adult who has experienced sexual abuse, sexual harassment or rape
Family and friends of adults and teenagers who have experienced domestic violence
Community members and professionals concerned about a youth or adult survivor of sexual abuse or assault
Community members and professionals concerned about a youth or adult who has experienced domestic violence

Our services include:

Crisis intervention
Emotional support
Shelter at our safe house
Support groups and empowerment classes
Going with you to services such as hospital, police, court proceedings or social services
Legal advocacy
Help with orders of protection
Safety planning
Therapy services and referral
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program at Cayuga Medical Center
Assistance applying for NYS Crime Victims Board compensation
Information and referral
Prevention education and lending library

All services are free. Hotline: 607-277-5000

Business Phone Number:
607-277-3202 (office) 607-277-5000 (hotline)
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Certified Professional Electrologist

Very accepting and caring of transgender clients.

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607-734-2132
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Named “Most Promising New Business” of 2007 by the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce, Burlingham Books is the largest bookstore in a five-county area. We’re a quirky independent bookstore with a unique selection of new and used books, gifts, and magazines, as well as an espresso bar, free wi-fi, and a knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Burlington Books: for all kinds of families.

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585-237-3190
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SPECTRA is a group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered employees of Corning Inc. We include people of every ethnicity, race, color, age, disability, religion, and national origin. Our mission is to create an environment that embraces a wide range of sexual orientations, family arrangements, and genders through supporting the individual, the Corporation, and the community.

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The Mission of the Cortland LGBT Resource Center is to create a visible and empowered community through education, advocacy, resource enhancement, and linkages to essential services for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identified people, as well as their families and other supportive community members.

The Cortland LGBT Resource Center strives to honor, promote, and celebrate the diversity of Cortland County residents, believing that when all individuals are treated with respect, an entire community is strengthened.

Services Include:

Resource referrals to LGBT safe and sensitive services

Educational trainings for community groups, school districts, employers, congregations of worship, etc.

Youth and family support services

Support Groups

Advocacy & legal referrals

Collaborations with businesses to create LGBT friendly services

LGBT community event planning

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Business Phone Number:
607-756-8970 Ext. 2
Business Fax:
607-756-0058
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Transgender friendly electrolysis treatments. Free consultation and sample treatment.

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I work with individuals, families, and couples. Ages served are from 10 to 100.

I am committed to serving my community: Gay, Lesbian, Transgendered, and otherwise Queer people.

I was trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)in 2000; this technique has vastly increased my effectiveness in helping people recover from trauma.

I’m insurance reimbursable, and do slide my fee when possible.

Business Phone Number:
607-279-5439
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Identity is a youth/teen center for people ages 14-20. We are a “safe space” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transdered, Queer or Questioning individuals but also welcome any youth in general.

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607-651-9120
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Ithaca area resources on: AIDS/HIV, arts and entertainment, colleges, health, high schools, political groups, spiritual groups and support services.

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LGBT friendly and knowledgeable therapist. Specializes in working with young adults, adults, and couples on issues of anxiety, depression, stress reduction, and issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Mr. Mordovanec is an out and active gay identified man.

Business Phone Number:
607-273-3520