- Lupus Workshops
Our new topic specific monthly lupus workshops will be held in various locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk and cover topics like using writing to cope, eating well with lupus and more. The 2012 schedule of Lupus Workshops will be posted soon! Click here to find out more.
- Information Packets
Packets containing information about lupus and the services of our Alliance affiliate are sent to anyone that requests one.
- Support Groups
Our support groups are held throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. A professional counselor who is also a person with lupus facilitates these groups. Click here for a list of support group locations and times.
A free telephone peer counseling service for people with lupus and their families. Please click here to find out how you can sign up for a LupusLine counselor.
- Education Day
An all day education program on lupus that helps participants learn the medical facts about Lupus and how to live with this chronic illness. Please call the office to register for these events and click here to learn more.
- Doctor Referrals
We provide a list of specialists in Rheumatology and Dermatology who have indicated an interest in treating individuals with lupus. This list contains physicians in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Call our office at 516-783-3370 or 1-800-850-9000 and we will help you locate a doctor in your area.
We have several newsletters both through the mail and online available to our supporters. Click here for more details.
Seminars, as well as periodic workshops, are specifically designed to meet the needs of the lupus community. Presentations are by both medical and business professionals. Topics are based on requests from members and participants. Dates, topics and locations appear in our newsletter and in our calendar.
- Resource Library
Books on the various aspects of lupus are available for purchase. Members are also able to borrow books and videos from the Alliance`s lending library; we also have a full library on information on other autoimmune diseases.
- Financial Assistance Grants
The Quality of Life program was developed in 2000 to help individuals with lupus meet needs that are not covered by other resources. This program is limited in scope and as a source of last resort. To find out more please click here.
- Speakers Bureau
Trained speakers are available to address professionals, schools and personal groups about lupus and the Lupus Alliance, Long Island/Queens Affiliate. No group is too large or too small.
- Let Kids be Kids Program
Our “Let Kids be Kids” program offers various trips, scholarships, and more, please click here to learn about this great program.
- Maxine Manara Memorial Scholarship
The Maxine Manara Memorial Scholarship is designed to help those with lupus who are or would like to attend college, as well as children of those who have lupus.