Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
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- Staten Island
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Association of Lesbian & Gay Affirmative Psychotherapists (ALGAP)
Non-profit. Affirming, effective, affordable psychotherapy for NYC’s LGBT community that respects/supports individuals’ sexual orientation/gender identity, in private offices around NYC.
Center CARE Bereavement Services
Bereavement support groups for those dealing with death of family, friends or partners. .
Center CARE Mental Health Services
For Those dealing with anxiety, depression, other mental health concerns. Confidential assessment, counseling referral services.
Center CARE Recovery
Licensed, outpatient LGBT-specific substance abuse recovery program providesLGBT sensitive and affirmative assessment, substance abuse/dependency treatment, relapse prevention and referral services to individuals, couples, groups.
Center CARE Substance Abuse Program
Carrie Davis, CSW, Director of Mental Health and Social Services. For LGBT people experiencing difficulty with alcohol and/or substance abuse. Confidential, on-site information, assessment, referral, as well as individual, couples and group counseling.
Center Community Services Department
Counseling, advocacy, recovery, education, substance abuse counseling. HIV Case Management, Mental Health, Lesbian Cancer Initiative, Gender Identity Project, Center Families, Youth Enrichment Services (YES)
Columbia Addiction Services and Psychotherapy Interventions Research (CASPIR)
Research institute serving LGBT community. Currently runs two projects offering treatment to help individuals reduce drinking.
Columbia University Department of Psychiatry
NY’s first academic center delivering mental health services to LGBT community.
Supportive housing, personalized recovery oriented services, employment, advocacy for mental health consumers. LGBT-sensitive.
Community Counseling & Mediation/Verite Program, Crown Heights Center
Provides psychotherapy to individuals and families.
Crystal Clear Project
Program provides gay-affirmative services for gay and bisexual men using substances such as crystal methamphetamine.
Crystal Meth Anonymous New York
Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth.
Door–A Center of Alternatives, Inc., The
Crisis intervention, short-/long-term counseling, sexual/general healthcare in licensed clinic; independent living skills, legal, educational, vocational, recreational programs for youth, 12-21. Special programs for foster youth, LGBTQ, HIV-infected/affected youth. LGBTQ drop-in groups, in-depth psychotherapy group and outreach.
Gay & Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy: Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy
Joanne Spina, LCSW, BCD, Bob Najjar, LCSW, Program Co-directors. Therapy for LGBTQ people at moderate cost/sliding scale. Individuals/ couples/ families/ young adults 18 +/ seniors all welcome. LGBTQ clinical certification program and continutting education for therapists.
Gay & Lesbian Analysts (GALA)
National professional/ social organization of gay/ lesbian psychoanalysts Educational lectures/ discussions, paper presentations, social events, book parties, Peer supervision, readings, writing groups. Member, Network of Lesbian and Gay Professional Organizations.
Gay Men's Psychotherapy Referral Service
Referrals to gay-identified psychotherapists specializing in individual/group/ couples/family therapy.
Greenwich House AIDS Mental Health Project
Nina Laminsky, LCSW, Director of Chemical Dependency & AIDS Mental Health. Psychotherapy for individuals/ couples/ families with HIV+ issues. Medicaid/ sliding scale fees/ ADAP? Other insurance.
Peer counseling and psychotherapy for LGBT community. Walk-in at the Center. Sat-Sun, 6-8 pm. Groups, short term counseling. Drop in groups, therapy referrals.
Institute for Human Identity (IHI)
Psychotherapy for LGBTQ community/ friends/ allies (individual/ couple/ family/ group). Counseling on L/G parenting/adoption, Free Family Q workshops and counseling. Psychological testing/ evaluation. Free walk in clinic. Postgrad program in psychotherapy, supervision. Grad student internship/ externships. Community education seminars, speakers bureau.
Lesbian Therapists Referral Network
Experienced, certified psychotherapists in private practice offer individual/couple/group/family therapy to LGBT individuals. Sliding scale fees. Accepts many health insurances.
LGBT Affirmative Program-Heights Hill Mental health Service
Out-patient program for LGBT individuals with major mental illness. Contact: Ron Hellman, M.D.
Long Island Crisis Center
24-hour/7 day phone counseling/referrals for LI residents in crisis.
Psychotherapy, counseling, evaluations, education, referrals. Individual/family. Emphasis on gender identity, transsexualism, TVs, other alternate lifestyles. Transitioning assistance, coping mechanisms, shyness issues. Member, HBIGDA/WPATH.
NYC LGBT Mental Hygiene Issues Committee. NYC Mental Health Federation, Office of Services to Speci
Advises commissioner on issues related to mental hygiene/LGBT community. Contact: Norma Nieves-Blas
Paul Rosenfels Community
Download texts of gay liberation from website. Men/women dissatisfied with gay life as it is. Discussion and chat groups; resources on psychological polarity apart from gender.