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Established as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) in 1987, The Retreat provides domestic violence and sexual assault services on Eastern Long Island with education programs and supportive services in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Services include:

  • 24-hour bilingual crisis hotline
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Legal advocacy to include help with orders of protection/stay away orders, custody issues and court accompaniment
  • Residential shelter for adults and their children
  • Community based and in school violence prevention education programs

In addition to these services, The Retreat offers programs including:

  • Financial management/job readiness education and skills-building program
  • An initiative working with at-risk fathers in Suffolk County to prevent family violence by promoting responsible fatherhood and healthy relationships
  • Education programs to promote healthy relationships among teenagers
  • Collaborative efforts to serve domestic violence victims living with mental illness
  • An anti-violence reeducation program that addresses participants’ harmful and hurtful behaviors
  • A program to address campus safety
  • A partnership to prevent sexual violence against youth

All victims services are free and confidential.

Call us. We can help. 631.329.2200.2015 Montage