Health, Wellness, & Fitness Centers for Kids & Families on Long Island

Health, Wellness, & Fitness Centers for Kids & Families on Long Island

Get healthy and active at one of these facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

UPDATED February 2019: Staying active and healthy on Long Island is easy, especially when you have a variety of health and wellness services to choose from. To make it even easier, we found the best pediatric health and wellness providers in Nassau and Suffolk counties for you. Our directory helps you locate the best and most cost-effective pediatric care from family dentistry and orthodontics to therapeutic services such as speech therapy, behavioral therapy, and even feeding therapy. Additionally, you’ll find facilities that promote over wellness such as chiropractic care offices and fitness facilities. These health and wellness facilities are located in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including such towns as Garden City, Manhasset, Lake Success, Smithtown, Commack, Melville, and Westbury.

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189 Wheatley Road, Brookville
230 Hanse Ave.
Freeport, NY

Advantage Care Health Centers and The Fay J. Lindner Center are Long Island’s premier Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHC). We provide comprehensive medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health services to children and adults. We offer services to all members of the community with a commitment to those who might otherwise be excluded from the health care system, while still remaining cost-effective and efficient. The center specializes in providing services to individuals with Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and Managed Care plans.


Aviva Chansky Guttmann, L.M.S.W., C.I.R.T., is an Advanced Imago Clinician and Certified Imago Relationship Therapist specializing in home based relationship therapy for parents, partners, and families. Imago Relationship Therapy offers relationship partners a therapeutic dialoguing technique providing a safe, focused, and non-confrontational method of dealing with relationship conflict. Aviva teaches this interactive process and partners experience enhanced empathy, sharpened listening skills, and emotional intimacy. Services are available in the comfort and privacy of your home.

250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville

The Green Vale School is Long Island’s largest independent, coed, non-denominational school for pre-nursery through eighth grades. Since 1923, families have chosen Green Vale for superior academic preparation and an exceptional foundation in character education. We believe that strength of character is connected to wellness of mind and body. With a 40-acre campus, athletics and arts built into the daily curriculum, and family-style lunch together with teachers, Green Vale students are happy, confident learners. Contact the Admissions Office to schedule a visit.

900 Walt Whitman Road, Suite LL2, Melville

Head lice infestations can be traumatic for families. At Lice Tamers our goal is to make the experience of having lice as stress-free as possible. Owned and operated by a medical professional, Lice Tamers offers same-day lice treatment and head checks at our comfortable, child-friendly treatment center or in the comfort of your home. All of our products are safe and non-toxic. We are dedicated to dispelling the myths surrounding head lice and offer free presentations to schools and camps. Call us today to learn more!

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 and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.

295 N. Broadway, Jericho

PDM Family Dental is a new dental office at the Hicksville Jericho border. We are here to provide comprehensive care for your children and your entire family's dental needs. We strive to provide a comfortable dental experience and aim to help you walk out with a smile. Dr. Makkar is a huge advocate of educating families to take care of their dental needs and of supporting communities. We do accept most insurances but also provide in-office dental plans so that dental care is accessible to all. We are open evenings.

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