Arts & Community
LGBT COMMUNITY INFO
If you have questions regarding the information contained in this guide, please direct them to the Center's Information and Referral Staff at 212-620-7310.
The Audre Lorde Project
85 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
The Audre Lorde Project (ALP) is a Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, and Transgender (LGBTST) People of Color Communities. Call for program information and schedule.
Gay Men’s Health Crisis
119 West 24th Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Ave)
NY, NY 10011
Hotline: (212) 807-6655 or (800) 243-7692
GMHC provides HIV/AIDS-related services including education, print and video materials, women’s initiative, peer counseling services, support groups, financial advocacy, recreation and meal programs, legal services, and seminars.
39 W. 14th St, Suite 205 (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave.)
NY, NY 10011
Identity House provides peer counseling and therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and all other adults who are struggling with issues of sexuality, alienation, relationships and family. They also sponsor groups, workshops, and other events.
The Institute for Human Identity
Located in the heart of Chelsea, the institute for human identity is New York's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer affirmative psychotherapy and training center. We foster personal growth, free of traditional gender, sexual orientation and cultural biases.
Metropolitan Community Church of New York
446 West 36th Street (btwn. 9th & 10th Avenues)
NY, NY 10018
Church of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community; holds worship services and Sunday school, offers counseling, holy unions, a food pantry and other services.
Michael Callen-Audre Lorde Community Health Center
356 West 18th Street (btwn. 8th & 9th Ave.)
NY, NY 10011 (212) 271-7200
General medical, dental, and mental health services; transgender and youth programs; STI and HIV Testing.
NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
240 West 35th Street, Suite 200
(btwn. 7th & 8th Ave)
NY, NY 10001 (212) 714-1184
HOTLINE (24 hour) (212) 714-1141
Fax: (212) 714-2627
AVP serves lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and HIV-positive victims of violence and others affected by violence, by providing therapeutic counseling and advocacy within the criminal justice system and victim support agencies, information for self-help, referrals to practicing professionals, and other sources of assistance. Services are free and confidential.
Safe Homes Project
Safe Homes Project is a Brooklyn-based domestic violence organization that provides services to the LGBTQ community. Safe Homes Project advocates assist in making safety plans, obtaining orders of protection, legal representation, relocating or entering shelter, as well as providing referrals for needed benefits and other services. Most importantly, counselors and advocates will listen and offer unconditional support. All services are available in both English and Spanish and are free of charge.
SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders)
305 7th Ave., 16th floor (btwn. 27th & 28th St.) New York, NY 10001.
www.sageusa.org (212) 741-2247
Services and support for elders. Rap groups, language classes, exercise classes, and much more. The SAGE Group Services Office is located at the Center and the SAGE Drop-in and various groups are scheduled at the Center. Clinical Services are located at their main office.
Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
(M-F 4pm-12am, Sat 12-5pm) (888) 843-4564 or (212) 989-0999
Lifenet (counseling) (800) LIFE-NET
Samaritans Suicide Hotline (212) 673-3000
HIV Law Project
15 Maiden Lane 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 577-3001 www.hivlawproject.org
The HIV Law Project provides free civil legal services to HIV-positive residents Manhattan and the Bronx, and homeless New Yorkers.
40 Exchange Place, 13th Fl.
New York, NY 10005
(212) 714-2904 www.immigrationequality.org
Works to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive people, and helps obtain asylum for those persecuted in their home country based on their sexual orientation, transgender identity or HIV-status. By appointment only, M-F 9:30AM-5:30PM.
Lesbian & Gay Law Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
799 Broadway #340
New York, NY 10003
(212) 353-9118, (212) 459-4873 www.le-gal.org
A Bar Association of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) legal community in the New York metropolitan area that provides a free, walk-in legal clinic at the Center every Tuesday at 6:00PM. For referrals to an attorney, leave a message stating the nature of the matter and your name and phone number.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
New York, NY 10005
(212) 809-8585 www.lambdalegal.org
A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
322 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor (212) 337-8550 New York, NY 10001 (212) 337-1972
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project provides free legal services to transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming low-income people and people of color.
ROOMMATES AND APARTMENTS
75 West End Ave.
New York, NY 10023
(212) 627-8612, (212) 757-2865
A roommate finder and roommate search service which covers thousands of cities nationwide.
In addition to apartment and roommate listings, this website also contains personals, job listings, things for sale, gigs and services.
172 Allen Street (Btwn. Stanton & Rivington)
(212) 777-6028 www.bluestockings.com
Bluestockings is a radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Oliver Staffing (212) 634-1234
350 Lexington Avenue, Suite 401 (Corner of 40th & Lexington) New York, NY 10016
Rainbow Staffing (212) 685-9304
295 Madison Avenue
This site contains many job listings.
This site contains job listings for nonprofit and community organizations.