Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
- 12 Step Groups
- Staten Island
- Government/Elected Officials
- Support Groups
- Religious Organizations
- Employee Groups
- People of Color
- Academic/Alumni Groups
- Asian Pacific Island
- Political Groups
- Student Groups
- Pride Committees
- Mental Health
ACT-UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power)
Diverse group of non-partisan individuals dedicated to ending AIDS crisis through direct action. Meets Mondays, 8 pm, at the Center (208, West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011).
Adolescent AIDS Program (Risk Evaluation Program), Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
Comprehensive care for HIV+ youth, 13-24, and free HIV counseling, testing and STD screening for ages 13-21. Other services include outreach, community development, research and training.
AIDS Center of Queens County
Direct services for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include; case management, legal advocacy, housing support, prevention/education and outreach, licensed mental health and harm reduction/syringe exchange.
AIDS Center Queens County Women of Distinction/Young Women of Distinction
Educational group addresses needs of women on topics from HIV/AIDS to stigma of living with HIV/AIDS, depression, etc. Meets Wednesdays, 4–5:30 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.
AIDS Home Care Program
Program of Visiting Nurse Regional Care. AIDS/HIV services include skilled nursing, personal care workers, social workers, nutritionist, pastoral care, physical therapy, behavioral health, high-tech services, covering Manhattan and Brooklyn. ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, other insurances. 501c3 not-for-profit.
AIDS Hotline (New York City AIDS Hotline)
Information, counseling, referrals available 7 days, 9 am–9 pm.
AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health
Created by legislative action to coordinate state response to HIV/AIDS. Plans, funds, evaluates prevention/healthcare programs, educates public/healthcare providers, develops policy.
AIDS Project New Haven
Non-profit service organization improves quality of life for individuals infected/affected by HIV.
AIDS Service Center NYC
HIV/AIDS services, support, counseling, peer education, housing and entitlements assistance, treatment adherence support, HIV testing, basic needs (food and clothing bank), case management.
AIDS Treatment Data Network (The Network)
Non-profit, community-based. Info on treatment, referral/case management services, counseling to people with HIV/AIDS and care providers. All services free; offered in English and Spanish.
Mission is to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital, Pediatric AIDS Program and Comprehensiv
Comprehensive HIV/AIDS services.
HOPE (Holistic Orientation and Preventive Education Services) program. Education/outreach, LGBT component. Established AIDS education/prevention program, targeted to adolescents due to documented high incidences of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and referrals only. HIV and adolescent services, education/outreach, testing services. Hepatitis C testing done at Mt. Sinai Hospital 212-824-7454 or 212-824-7457. Please call ahead for appointment.
American Civil Liberties Union—LGBT& AIDS Project
Precedent-setting litigation and public policy advocacy on LGBT issues and issues affecting those with HIV/AIDS.
American Indian Community House
NYC’s only Native American urban center. Mission is to improve the well being of urban American Indians.
American Run for the End of AIDS (AREA, Inc.)
Not-for-profit. Produces AIDS awareness events such as annual candlelight march on World AIDS Day and campaign to reissue AIDS awareness postal stamp.
American Social Health Association (ASHA)
Provides information, materials and referrals on sexually transmitted infections, including herpes, HIV/AIDS and HPV. Comprehensive info available on website.
AMFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research
One of world’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy.
Community-based agency serves Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Ulster, Sullivan counties. Prevention education, case management, support, transportation, food pantry for individuals infected/affected by HIV/AIDS.
Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA)
HIV primary care, case management, HIV testing, STD screening, support groups targeting A&P communities: women, youth, LGBT, people living with HIV/AIDS, transgender clinic, condoms.
Bailey House, Inc.
Housing/services for people with AIDS, Technical Assistance Program, community resources.
Bellevue Adolescent HIV/AIDS (TOPS Clinic)
Support, confidential HIV testing, pre-/post-test counseling, complete medical evaluation/care, clinical treatment for youth 12–24. By appointment for infected/uninfected/status unknown.