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Developing Community

Inclusive Affordable Senior Housing Project

The LGBT Network announces the first inclusive senior housing development in the New York tri-state area. It will be built on the current site of the LGBT Network Center at Bay Shore. The development will have 75 affordable housing units and will be anchored by a brand new 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art community center. The new center will provide health, recreational, nutrition, social, cultural and other programs and initiatives.

The Aleph Project

The Aleph Project connects LGBT Jewish youth ages 13-21 with Jewish life and experience, while working in partnership with synagogues and Jewish community centers to create positive, inclusive, and affirming activities for LGBT Jewish youth. The Aleph Project also offers programs and activities for adults, including holiday celebrations, special speakers and more.

Youth Meetings

Youth meetings take place throughout the year. Call 516.323.0011 for more information or email programs@ligaly.org

Special Events

The Aleph Project has several activities coming up in the Spring, including special speakers and holiday celebrations. Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Holiday Celebrations

The Aleph Project celebrates Jewish holidays with the support of LIGALY and The Network. Channukah parties and other celebrations bring together LGBT Jews of all ages, along with their friends.


OUTlet

OUTlet (formerly known as Club LIGALY), is the destination for LGBT youth, ages 13-21, and their allies on Friday nights! From 7 pm to 11 pm, young people from all over Long Island come to this unique, safe, and substance-free space to make friends and hang out. So, come find your outlet, dance, play pool, watch movies or just chill in the lounge!

Admission to is $2 (free to those who come to 3 other youth programs within 2 weeks) and ID is required for entry.  Free van transportation is available on a first come, first served basis, so if you're interested in a spot on the van, call us at 631-665-2300 no later than Thursday. 

For more information call 631.665.2300 or email programs@lgbtnetwork.org


Long Island Transgender Experience

The Long Island Trans Experience (LITE) provides social support services to transgender and gender non-conforming people of all ages, as well as their families, friends, and loved ones. LITE fosters an environment of energetic, diverse, and understanding individuals who are free to express themselves and develop personal growth in their identities.

LITE at Bay Shore:

  • First and third Wednesdays, 7:30 pm – 9 pm; open to all transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
  • Second and fourth Wednesdays, 7:30 pm – 9 pm; open to all transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and partners, family, friends, or loved ones.

LITE at Woodbury:

  • First and third Mondays, 7:30 pm – 9 pm; open to all transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

LITE at The Hamptons LGBT Center:

  • Second and fourth Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 8 pm; open to all transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

For more information call 631.665.2300 or programs@lgbtnetwork.org


The Mingle Series

SAGE-LI Mingles are the perfect opportunity for LGBT older adults to meet in a relaxed, co-ed environment. Light refreshments are served, and sometimes the group watches and discusses movies, plays board games, or participates in a community potluck. The Mingles take place weekly at four locations across Long Island.

The Mingle at Bay Shore: Mondays, 11:00am – 1:00pm

The Mingle at Woodbury: Tuesdays, 11:00am – 1:00pm

The Evening Mingle at Woodbury: Third Wednesday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Mingle at The Hampton Bays Senior Center: Second and Fourth Thursdays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm


Lounge Drop-In Hours

The CyberCenter at Bay Shore: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00am – 8:00pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4:00pm – 8:00pm

The Youth Lounge at Sag Harbor:The Hamptons LGBT Center also offers a spacious youth lounge with comfortable couches, video games, a large television, and tables – the perfect space to hang out with friends, do homework or research, and relax on the East End. Call 631.899.4950 for hours.


LIGALY Advisory Board (LAB)

Every Monday
6:00-8:00pm
The Center at Bay Shore

The LIGALY Advisory Board (LAB) is your chance to be a leader in your community. Meet with other young LGBT leaders to make LIGALY the best it can be. LAB is made up of youth in responsible leadership roles that have an impact on LIGALY programs and events. You can head committees to plan trips, events, programs, OUTlet themes, fundraisers, and more. LAB is always looking for new members and offers leadership positions based on your personal strengths. Gain experience that looks great on a resume and have fun doing it. Open to all LGBT and ally youth ages 13-21.
Free van transportation is available!  
For more info call 631.665.2300 or email programs@lgbtnetwork.org


OUTdoors Program

The SAGE-LI OUTdoors program provides older adults with the opportunity to decrease social isolation, meet their peers, and experience what Long Island has to offer in efforts to enhance well-being. Trips range anywhere from museums to live performances, wine tastings, East End excursions and much more.

For more information on upcoming OUTdoors trips, call 631.665.2300 or e-mail programs@sageli.org.

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