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Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs on Long Island

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs on Long Island

Prepare your kids for back-to-school season in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


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UPDATED September 2019: Whether you have a toddler or a high schooler, there’s so much to do when the school year begins in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Perhaps you want your child to attend a private school or you’re looking for a preschool? Listed here you’ll find many options for private preschools, full-day schools, and religious schools. Are you still looking for all-day day care or an after-school program to keep your kid active and engaged? Nassau and Suffolk counties have so much to offer to families from academic enrichment such as tutoring and test prep, to after-school classes (including foreign language programs, music, art, performing arts, gymnastics, tennis, swimming, ice-skating, and STEM classes), and even day care facilities and child care centers. Our directory can even help you locate professional services for your child including pediatric doctors, dentist, orthodontists, and legal services for children with special needs. These Long Island schools, child care options, after-school programs, and back-to-school services are located throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Great Neck, Manhasset, Port Washington, Roslyn, Merrick, Hempstead, Dix Hills, Melville, Syosset, Huntington, Plainview, and Southampton.

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BacktoSchool Resources

ADELBERG MONTALVAN PEDIATRIC DENTAL AND ORTHODONTICS
1000 F. Park Blvd., Massapequa Park
516-798-1111
62 Lake Ave. S., Suite A, Nesconset
631-360-PEDS (7337)

615 Montauk Highway, West Islip
631-661-PEDS (7337)
ampediatricdental.com



Email [email protected]

We are Drs. Adelberg, Montalvan, Bennet, Pistilli, Postel, Schecter, and Abraham. Our purpose is to provide outstanding dentistry in a child- and family-friendly environment. We treat your family like they are our own. All of our doctors are board-certified specialists and offer the most combined laser dentistry experience on Long Island. We want your visit to our office to be an extraordinary experience, that will make you say, Wow! Our three offices even look like a theme park. We hope to make your children love visiting the dentist.

FRIENDS ACADEMY
270 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-676-0393

Strong minds, kind hearts. Friends Academy is a premier private school committed to the guiding principles of peace, integrity, community equality, and service. These values have guided our school for 140 years. Our superior academic program and commitment to an exciting learning environment are among the many reasons we are one of the most sought after independent schools on Long Island. With small class sizes, excellent faculty, and inclusive spirit, our students emerge with the skills they need for college and life.

HEIJOSHIN DOJO MARTIAL ARTS
271 W. Main St., Bay Shore
631-206-3656

Heijoshin Dojo will change your or your child’s life forever. Unlike many schools that focus on pure physical methods, our program incorporates self-defense strategy to learn how to avoid dangerous people and situations, conflict resolution techniques that enable individuals to interact peacefully and harmoniously with others, non-harmful self-defense methods to learn how to control an opponent with minimal force or personal risk, and techniques utilizing leverage and redirection. The emphasis of our curriculum is on developing the skills that empower students to be top performers in life.

Dentists & Orthodontists

EHRENMAN & KHAN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
959 Brush Hollow Road, suite 101, Westbury
516-333-3033
Email [email protected]

Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry cares for all of your child’s oral health needs in a fun, kid-friendly environment that includes iPads and chairside TV monitors. Drs. Ehrenman and Khan are dedicated and trained to ease dental anxieties for young children as well as patients with special needs.

HORIZON ORTHODONTICS
1150 Portion Road No. 13, Holtsville
631-698-2424

Our practice’s top priority is to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry, such as invisible ceramic braces and Invisalign®, along with the latest in computer technology to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible.

PDM FAMILY DENTAL
295 N. Broadway, Jericho
516-388-5002
Email [email protected]

PDM Family Dental provides comprehensive care for your family's dental needs. Dr. Makkar is an advocate of educating families to take care of their dental needs and of supporting communities. We accept most insurances and provide in-office dental plans so that dental care is accessible to all. We are open evenings.

TOOTH PILLOW DENTISTRY (THE)
775 Park Ave., suite 340, Huntington
516-317-2476

The Tooth Pillow Dentistry is a group of board-certified pediatric dentists and dentist anesthesiologists who work together to safely provide dental treatment while your child "sleeps." We provide this service for children who cannot be treated in the typical dental chair setting due to age, behavior, or other factors that hinder treatment.

Doctors & Medical Providers

ADVANTAGECARE PHYSICIANS
37 medical offices across the Metropolitan New York area. Learn about the location nearest you.,

AdvantageCare Physicians understands that a child's total health picture includes how they are doing physically and emotionally, what their diet is like, and how active they are. We help you assess these important areas of your child's health with wellness exams, regular checkups, sports physicals, and mandatory vaccinations.

LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success

Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858


Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders.

PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
718-389-PEDS (7337)
150 E. Sunrise Highway, suite 105, North Lindenhurst
631-956-PEDS (7337)
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
631-864-PEDS (7337)


Pediatric Immediate Care is a team of hearts where kids come first. State-of-the-art medical office equipment allows us to deliver your test results during your visit. Kid-friendly, walk-ins welcome, most insurance plans accepted. More than 30 years of dedication to our patients. We are open seven days-a-week, including holidays.

Educational Services

ANDREW COHEN, ESQ., LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW M. COHEN
250 W. 57th St., suite 1216
Manhattan
212-244-0595

1100 Franklin Ave., suite 305
Garden City
516-877-0595


Email [email protected]

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen provide personalized, high quality special needs estate planning and special education legal services at a reasonable cost. Attorneys Cohen and Adler-Greene also conduct free workshops on several topics for agencies, schools, and parent groups.

LAURA ADLER-GREENE, ESQ., LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW M. COHEN
250 W. 57th St., suite 1216, Manhattan
212-244-0595
1100 Franklin Ave., suite 305, Garden City
516-877-0595


Email [email protected]

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen provides personalized, high quality special needs estate planning and special education legal services at a reasonable cost. Attorneys Cohen and Adler-Greene also conduct free workshops on several topics for agencies, schools, and parent groups.

LAW OFFICES OF BRAD H. ROSKEN, P.L.L.C.
534 Broadhollow Road, suite 275, Melville
631-379-9569
Email [email protected]

Brad H. Rosken is an experienced trial attorney. He is also a parent of a child with special needs. He knows how far to push a school district to obtain the maximum that your child is entitled to under law. He will guide you, decipher lingo, and develop effective strategies.

OSMO

Osmo merges tactile exploration with iPad and Fire tablets, actively engaging children in the learning process. Whether your child is a music lover, budding coder, or aspiring mathematician, Osmo has the right games to inspire your child.

Stores & Resources

ANDREW COHEN, ESQ., LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW M. COHEN
250 W. 57th St., suite 1216
Manhattan
212-244-0595

1100 Franklin Ave., suite 305
Garden City
516-877-0595


Email [email protected]

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen provide personalized, high quality special needs estate planning and special education legal services at a reasonable cost. Attorneys Cohen and Adler-Greene also conduct free workshops on several topics for agencies, schools and parent groups.

AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
866-247-5678

For more than 30 years, Affinity Health Plan has been offering New York state-sponsored free or low-cost health coverage to New Yorkers who have Medicaid or no health insurance at all. Our managed care programs meet the need for coverage among people who may find it hard to get health care.

CHILD BEHAVIOR CONSULTING, L.L.C.
10 Janet Court , Nesconset
631-617-1958
Email [email protected]

Providing the tools and knowledge necessary in teaching children and adults the cognitive skills to focus and remain calm. We educate how to overcome challenges related to behavior, academic learning, and social-emotional development through specialized techniques including children’s books, music, and visuals. Together, children and adults feel and become empowered!

FAMILY FIRST
100 E. Old Country Road, suite 14 , Mineola
516-804-1010
Email [email protected]

Family First is a sliding-scale psychotherapy practice offering professional services for children age 6 and older, teens, and their families. Effectively addressing the mental health concerns students are facing as they navigate the transition back to school is vital for their overall growth, development, and well-being. Call us today, 516-804-1010.

FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
888-FIDELIS (343-3547)

Fidelis Care is a mission-driven health plan offering quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life. With more than 1.7 million members statewide, Fidelis Care believes that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance.

LAURA ADLER-GREENE, ESQ., LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW M. COHEN
250 W. 57th St., suite 1216, Manhattan
212-244-0595
1100 Franklin Ave., suite 305, Garden City
516-877-0595


Email [email protected]

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen provides personalized, high quality special needs estate planning and special education legal services at a reasonable cost. Attorneys Cohen and Adler-Greene also conduct free workshops on several topics for agencies, schools, and parent groups.

LICE CLINICS OF AMERICA - LONG ISLAND
47 Jackson Ave., Syosset
516-336-4099
566 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre

401 Hawkins Avenue, Ronkonkoma


We remove lice in just one hour! All lice and eggs-even Super Lice-are eliminated in a single, one-hour treatment. Our treatments are affordable, starting at $99, and never more than $199. Gentle heated air treatment, no toxic chemicals! Call us 24/7. Appointments available seven days-a-week; we can even handle your after-hours emergency!

ONCE UPON A CHILD
1089 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-579-4200
Email [email protected]

We buy and sell gently used and new kids clothing, furniture, equipment, and toys! We pay cash for an array of gently used name brand items. Each item brought into our store is individually reviewed. We will purchase gently used and new items that meet current style and safety standards.

OSMO

Osmo merges tactile exploration with iPad and Fire tablets, actively engaging children in the learning process. Whether your child is a music lover, budding coder, or aspiring mathematician, Osmo has the right games to inspire your child.

Tutors & Test Prep

ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OF ROSLYN
20 Roosevelt Ave., Roslyn
516-484-1789
Email [email protected]

Roslyn Academic Programs offers enrichment programs for school age children in mathematics, physics, chemistry, robotics, programming and engineering, languages, music, and art. We also offer standardized test (ACT, SAT, etc.) and subject test preparation for high school students.

EYE LEVEL NASSAU
Eye Level Williston Park
61 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park
516-747-7700


Whether the immediate goal is for early learning, remedial education, or academic education, Eye Level is the answer. Eye Level offers math and English programs for ages 3-14. Our instructors tailor a curriculum by understanding the learning abilities of the student. With each success the student grows more self-confident.

GRADY EDU
1399 Jerusalem Ave. , N. Merrick
516-401-4100
Email [email protected] for parties: [email protected]

Grady edu offers elite educational programs such as fashion design, culinary arts, woodworking building, dance, drama and acting, music, creative creation arts, and steam science. Grady edu is also the place for after-school programs in tutoring and homework help, and study classes for major exams, finals, or tests.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
656 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin
516-867-4041
607 E. Main St., Bay Shore
631-968-5100
79-81 Westbury Ave., Carle Place
516-747-5600
Elwood Shopping Center
1928B Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
631-462-8900
Phillips Plaza
639 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-568-1900
1506 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-365-4455
South Gate Shopping Center
49-34 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park
516-799-9500
Gateway Plaza
499-5 Sunrise Highway, Patchogue
631-289-4900
443 South Oyster Bay Road, Suite B, 2nd floor
Plainview
516-681-0400
Smithtown Shopping Center
8 Miller Place, Smithtown
631-360-0422


Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten-12th grades, including SAT, ACT, and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
Five Towns
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
Great Neck
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
Lynbrook
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
New Hyde Park
810 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-616-MATH (6284)
Roslyn
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-484-MATH (6284)


Mathnasium Learning Centers, the nation's leading math-only learning center franchise with centers throughout Nassau County, specializes in teaching kids of all ages math in a way that makes sense to them. Students go to Mathnasium year-round to catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church, Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email [email protected]

St. Patrick's Youth Learning Center offers tutoring for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. SAT preparations, study skills, and Catholic High School entrance exam classes are offered.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny


Email [email protected]

Sylvan's Personalized Tutoring programs in reading, writing, mathematics, SAT and ACT Prep will improve your child's skills and confidence. We use a state-of-the-art assessment, personal learning plans, and certified teachers to ensure the high level of quality instruction and support that Sylvan prides itself on.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED - ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER
Village East Gifted of Huntington 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313


Email [email protected]

Village East Gifted (VEG), open seven days-a-week, offers a rigorous and highly-creative academic program, in all subject areas, to gifted students ages 2-16. Its CORE curriculum includes instructional writing/grammar, geography, global studies, STEAM, mathematics, Latin/Greek Etymology, SAT/ACT vocabulary enrichment, business, anatomy/physiology, advanced study skills, and creative problem solving.


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