Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
- 12 Step Groups
- Support Groups
- Political Groups
- Pride Committees
- Mental Health
- Employee Groups
- Government/Elected Officials
- People of Color
- Asian Pacific Island
- Student Groups
- Academic/Alumni Groups
- Religious Organizations
- Staten Island
A Common Bond New York City (ACB NYC)
Social/support group for former/current Jehovah’s Witnesses who identify as LGBT.
ADODI New York
Same-sex loving men of African descent’s spiritual, emotional, social organization since 1985.
Affirmation Gay & Lesbian Mormons
A fellowship of LGBTQI Latter-Day Saints and their friends, family and allies who share a common bond of the Mormon experience. Our goal is to provide a supportive envirnonment and positive opportunities for social, inellectual, emotional and cultural development.
AHRC Sobriety Services PEIR Program
Support group for adults with MR/DD and/or mental illness diagnosis who identify as LGBTQ. Meets Wednesdays, 5 pm.
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
Independent, not-for-profit, community-based research/health literacy organization. Studies promising therapies for AIDS/HIV-related diseases; conducts research geared to further understanding of HIV disease, treatment, prevention; educates affected communities through individual counseling, workshops, free publications (quarterly ACRIA Update and topic-specific booklets). Information online.
Al-Anon Family Intergroup of Greater New York
Groups for families/friends of alcoholics. Gay-specific meetings for more than 20 years.
International organization for LGBT/questioning Muslims/friends.
Alcoholics Anonymous/Staten Island Meeting of NYC AA—Rainbow & Friends
Open discussion. Meets Thursdays, 7 pm.
Ali Forney Center (Services for Homeless LGBTQ Youth)
New York City's largest and most comprehensive shelter, housing, and services provider of honeless LGBTQ youth. Works to empower youth to reclaim their lives and reach their full potential.
All Out Arts, Inc.
Nick Curto, President. Not-for-profit supports community-based arts/artists. Committed to creating LGBT Arts Complex in NYC. Produces Creative Industries Network (CIN; see listing). Supports Fresh Fruit Festival (see listing). All welcome.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to understanding/ preventing suicide through research/education and reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
American Veterans for Equal Rights
Service organization of LGBT US armed forces service members and veterans; supporting service members and veterans rights advocacy, political action (equal benefits), VA medical benefits assistance, parade marching, community, camraderie and social events.
Armenian Gay & Lesbian Association
Gay/lesbian Armenians in tri-state area. Network/meet 1st Tuesdays, 6:30–8 pm, at the Center. (The Center 208, West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011)
Supportive network of Armenian lesbians building bridges between communities as light-skinned middle-Eastern lesbians of color.
145-bed licensed facility, providing inpatient treatment for those suffering from addiction to alcohol or drugs. Situated on tranquil 54-acre site in Putnam County, NY, 90 miles north of NYC.
AXIOS: Eastern & Orthodox LGBT Christians
Geared to help fulfill spiritual and social justice needs facing LGBT and Eastern and Orthodox Church communities. AIDS ministry outreach welcomes volunteers. Since 1982.
B’nai Jeshurun, Congregation
Shabbat dinners, holiday programs, co-sponsored activities with other gay Jewish groups. Newcomers, all ages, families welcome. ASL interpretation available.
Bailey House, Inc.
Housing/services for people with AIDS, Technical Assistance Program, community resources.
Beth Am, The People’s Temple
Roger Gradess, President. Reform synagogue welcomes lesbians/ gay men.
Bisexual discussion group. Discussions are topic focused and moderated, followed by optional dinner near the Center. Other ad hoc social activities hosted throughout the year.
Victim assistance, community referrals/programs, school-based violence prevention, workshops, non-profit capacity-building, media advocacy, federal/state/local advocacy, grassroots mobilization, research.
Big Apple Corps Band, The
New York's LGBT community band.
Big Apple Dodgeball (BAD)
NYC’s first GLBT dodgeball league.
Big Apple Performing Arts (BAPA)
Non-profit management company for NYC Gay Men’s Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus.
Big Apple Softball League, Inc.
Peter Morley, Secretary. NYC’s gay/lesbian league. Divisions for all skill levels. Weekend games April-August; tournaments in 29 cities.