PROGRAM

Young Latinas have become the teen population with the highest rate of suicide attempt in the country.  At Life is Precious™, we combine individual and group counseling, arts therapy, academic support, music and wellness activities. Mental health services are rendered by partnering providers.

SURVIVE

THRIVE

STRIVE

WISE LATINA

SURVIVE

Find a place where you can care for and be yourself.

Healthy Eating 

Self-Care Spa Days

Reproductive Health

Bullying

Self-Harm

Abuse & Trauma

We offer you a safe space, trustworthy source of information, and reliable support system:

A home away from home, staffed by Wise Latina women; with ready-made community of girls like you

Workshops in health, wellness, and healing

Counselors to help mediate and resolve family conflicts; and introduce effective communication and anger-management techniques

Advocates to help you and your family navigate the school, housing, and court systems

We offer you new experiences, new ways to express yourself, and an opportunity to gain a new outlook on life:

Workshops to help you express your thoughts and feelings and tell your story

Music and art classes that allow you to explore your inner artist.

Field trips

Special opportunities to showcase your talents and stories, activities have included public showings at El Museo del Barrio

THRIVE

Develop your unique voice, talents, and confidence.

Art

Music

Creative Writing

Photography

STRIVE

Believe in yourself and achieve your dreams.

Goal

Setting

Time Management

Art of Negotiation

Public Speaking

We offer tools and training to help you graduate, consider college, and realize your vision of a successful future:

Computers and internet

Homework help & tutoring

Workshops to help you manage your daily challenges and stay on the path

College counseling and career mentoring, including guest speakers from different schools and fields

We invite you to join other Wise Latinas at LIP. This is what we need from you to get started:

You must be a full-time student

Receiving mental health treatment

Have your family's permission 

APPLY & JOIN

No waitlist! Join LIP in three easy steps.

Call Our Program Coordinator

Visit Us With Your Parent/Guardian

Sign & Submit Your Forms

SERVING YOU IN FOUR LOCATIONS

113 Throop Ave, 2nd Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11206

Directions

32-45 Hunters Point Ave, 3rd Floor

Long Island City, NY 11101

Directions

LIP BRONX

LIP BROOKLYN

LIP QUEENS

4419 Third Avenue, 2nd Fl.

Bronx, NY 10457

Directions

Monday to Friday | 3:30 - 7:30 pm

Saturday | 10 am - 2 pm

Bus: Bx15, Bx42 and Bx36

Train: 2 and 5

Monday to Friday | 3:30 - 7:30 pm

Saturday | 10 am - 2 pm

Bus: B43, B15 and B57

Train: F and 5

Monday to Friday | 3:30 - 7:30 pm

Saturday | 10 am - 2 pm

Bus: Q67 and Q39 

Train: 7 

LIP WASHINGTON HEIGHTS

2500 Amsterdam Avenue, 

New York, NY 10033

646.367.6669

Monday & Wednesday | 3:30 - 7:30 pm

Saturday | 10 am - 2 pm

Bus: M101 

Train: A and C 

Parent Drop-In Hours: 11:30am-3:30pm on days of Program Operation

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In Distress? Call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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462 Seventh Avenue, 3rd Fl 
New York, NY 10018 
 

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