We are the preeminent not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of children (birth-age 24) and their families
Programs & Services
Each of the Guidance Center’s three sites (Roslyn Heights, Manhasset and Westbury) offers mental health services for children from birth through 24 and their families. READ MORE >
The Pandemic has affected us all, especially our children. In this section you will find helpful articles and videos provided by our staff, we are positivie you will find these resources very helpful and relevant. Vaccine resources are now available. READ MORE >
Teach Your Teens the Dangers of Driving Impaired, Anton Media February 10, 2023
By Dr. Nellie-Taylor Walthrust Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage that teenagers have been celebrating since the early days of automobiles. Driving makes teens feel more independent than ever before, and it can also provide a break for parents, who spend...
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Is a Pet Good for my Child’s Mental Health
Ask the Guidance Center Experts, December 6, 2022 In this monthly column, therapists from North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center answer your questions on issues related to parenting, mental health and children’s well-being. To submit a question, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Question: My son is begging my wife and me to get him a dog for the holidays. We both grew up having dogs in our homes and found it to be very rewarding. But we also know that it’s a lot...
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For Parents, Caregivers & Families
We offer treatment options for:
Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol/Substance Abuse, Teenage Pregnancy, Physical & Sexual Abuse, Witness/Victim of Crime & Violence, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Developmental Delays, Separation & Divorce, Suicide Threats & Attempts, Chronic Illness or Death. READ MORE >
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Statements of Gratitude
“I would like to begin by saying thank you for your excellent program…throughout the last two months together, our counselor did not try to fix our problems, but rather tried to help the family heal and decide what solutions would work best…”
In the Media
In The News
Breaking the Stigma: Children and Mental Health, CBS News Special, March 16, 2023, featuring Kathy Rivera
“Andy Foundation Donates to Guidance Center,” March 1, 2023
North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, the leading not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, is pleased to...
“Morning Movies with the Guidance Center,” Blank Slate, February 22, 2023
North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center’s family-friendly fundraiser at Manhasset Cinemas was a big hit with kids and parents alike....