The Retreat

  • For 28 years, The Retreat has been providing domestic violence services and education to families, friends and neighbors on the East End of Long Island. Our core services include a residential shelter, a 24/7 domestic violence crisis hotline, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, and a violence prevention education program taught in local area schools. All services are provided free of charge.


    In addition to these core services, The Retreat offers programs including:

    • A self-sufficiency program for clients that includes finance management, personal development and job placement
    • An initiative that works with fathers to prevent family violence and help them get back on their feet
    • Classes to promote healthy relationships among teenagers
    • Rental assistance to families escaping domestic violence
    • Collaborative efforts to serve domestic violence victims with mental illness
    • An anti-violence reeducation program for offenders
    • Programs that address campus security, sexual harassment and transportation issues
    • A partnership to prevent sexual violence against youth


    call us. we can help. (631) 329-2200