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Coffeehouse

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Coffeehouse is PFY’s longest-running program, providing a safe and substance-free environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) youth and allies can come together every Friday night from 4:30pm to 11:30pm to make friends and have fun. 

Each Friday there is a different activity, ranging from guest speakers and performers to drag nights and talent shows. Coffeehouse is strictly a youth-only space, open to youth ages 13 to 20. There is free and confidential HIV/Syphilis testing available every Friday night.

No person over 20 years old who is not staff is permitted in the Coffeehouse space during programming to respect confidentiality. There is always a professional counselor available for drop-in counseling, which is free and confidential.

 

If you are new to Coffeehouse, you MUST go through a brief orientation called “New Person Orientation Program” (NPOP) to familiarize you with PFY and its staff. NPOP is offered every Friday beginning at 8pm, so please arrive a little beforehand on your first night.

Transportation: PFY reimburses all train and bus travel to PFY sites for services. Please bring valid paper or digital receipt. Van Service is available on a first-come basis for FREE. Calls for van service begin at 4pm (Hempstead, Uniondale, Roosevelt, Westbury, Baldwin, Freeport)  and 4:30pm (anywhere else in Nassau County, south of the Long Island Expressway).

Call (516) 679-9000 to schedule van service space is limited and masks must be worn at all times while in van!

When: Every Friday 7pm - 11:30pm.

Where: 2050 Bellmore Ave. Bellmore, NY, 11710.

In-Person meetings are held at our Nassau Office upstairs in the Coffeehouse space!

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Coffeehouse at PFY, contact:

 

Zenada Gordon 

Email: zgordon@liccpfy.org

Phone: (516) 679-9000 ext. 14

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