Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
- Pride Committees
- Student Groups
- 12 Step Groups
- Religious Organizations
- Support Groups
- Asian Pacific Island
- Mental Health
- Employee Groups
- People of Color
- Political Groups
- Academic/Alumni Groups
- Government/Elected Officials
- Staten Island
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA)
Fellowship of men/women with common purpose to develop healthy relationships.
COLAGE: Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere–NYC Chapter
Not-for-profit run by/for children of LGBT parents. Engages, connects, empowers people to make world better place for these kids. Workshops, community building, speakers, brunches.
College of Staten Island Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Alliance
Books, films, referrals, informal counseling.
Colombian Lesbian & Gay Association (COLEGA)
Non-profit. Safe space for NY’s Colombian LGBT community. Health/self-esteem training, health service referrals. Social events.
Columbia Addiction Services and Psychotherapy Interventions Research (CASPIR)
Research institute serving LGBT community. Currently runs two projects offering treatment to help individuals reduce drinking.
Builds community among LGBT alumni of Columbia U. to foster safe environments, strengthen community, deepen connection between LGBT alumni/students and communities/alma mater.
Columbia Queer Alliance
Campus-based LGBT group, first and oldest LGBT campus group in world.
Columbia University Department of Psychiatry
NY’s first academic center delivering mental health services to LGBT community.
Columbia University Gay Health Advocacy Project
Services to members of the university 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.
Community Health Action of Staten Island
Focus on HIV/AIDS, other health issues. Community/peer education, outreach, case management, addiction treatment, testing/counseling, training, youth/LGBT/mobile health services.
Community Healthcare Network
Group of non-profit community health centers in 4 boroughs. Primary medical care, social/mental health services, confidential HIV testing/counseling. Transgender program in Bronx. Weekly support group /workshops, HIV/STD education, legal services/referrals, GED preparation, other services. All welcome.
Singles events for finding gay men/lesbians with compatible interests/values.
Conference for Catholic Lesbians, Inc. (CCL)
Online support and spiritual community for women seeking to integrate lesbian and Catholic identities in their lives. Also offers information/resources of particular interest to Catholic lesbians.
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
Sharon Kleinbaum, Rabbi and Rachel Weiss, Rabbi. Serves LGBTQ community. Sabbath/holiday services. Educational, cultural, social, spiritual, feminist programs, Jewish/AIDS outreach. Sabbath eve services, Church of Holy Apostles, 28th St./9th Ave.
Helps victims of domestic violence navigate the legal system.
Creative Industries Network (CIN)
Nick Curto, Co-Director. First organization for LGBT creative professionals from industry-wide backgrounds. Helps members find/keep employment, share resources, network. Celebrates diversity, promotes understanding of selves as creative individuals/LGBT community. Discussions, guest speakers, outreach. Meets first Mondays, 6–8 pm, Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, 127-B Prince St., Manhattan. Space limited. All welcome.
Crime Victims Hotline
24 hours. Counseling, advocacy, support services.
Non-profit, non-sexual group based in NYC. Founded in 1990, focuses on closeted male-to-female crossdressers, offering a safe, informative and welcoming means for CDs to overcome fears of being discovered and express their transgender selves.
Crux NY's LGBT Climbing Club
Rock climbing in a fun social setting in NYC and Westchester.
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.