Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties in collaboration with Long Island Families Together
21 Greene Avenue, Amityville | 631-598-1983
Funded by the Regional Permanency Resource Centers initiative of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services’ (OCFS), the Coalition opened the AGAPE Long Island office in the spring of 2017.
AGAPE Long Island serves families in Nassau and Suffolk counties who have adopted a child or those that have become guardians of a relative’s child. By providing supportive services and connecting families to resources such as parent trainings, support groups for both parents and youths, peer mentoring, navigation for cross-system needs, therapeutic services referrals, counseling, or other supports to help families address issues as they arise, the AGAPE program helps post-adoptive and post-guardianship families through the unique challenges they face following an adoption or guardianship.
AGAPE’s services are provided free of charge. It is open for families who have adopted through foster care or private adoption whether domestically or internationally. Services are also available for those caring for a child through G docket guardianship. Whether it’s a simple question, a need for more training or a more challenging problem, we are here to guide you.
Meet the AGAPE Long Island Team
|Pat O’Brien||Andrea Marinelli||Danielle Skelly||Richard Lefebvre|
|AGAPE Long Island-Rockland Director||Family Support Specialist||Family Support Specialist||Administrative Assistant|
Funded by the Regional Permanency Resource Centers initiative of the