Directory of LGBT Services and Resources
- Political Groups
- 12 Step Groups
- Student Groups
- Asian Pacific Island
- Academic/Alumni Groups
- Support Groups
- Employee Groups
- Staten Island
- People of Color
- Pride Committees
- Government/Elected Officials
- Mental Health
- Religious Organizations
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.
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.
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.
A project for young gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning men and transgender people who identify with Asian and Pacific Islander (API) or hapa (mixed) heritage. We offer fun social meet-ups, retreats, trainings and workshops.
Gay & Lesbian Youth of the Hudson Valley
Meets Saturdays, 2-4 pm at the Loft, 252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, NY.
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
Outreach activities/ workgroups for LGBT youth in NYC. Open to all with particular focus on House and Ball community.
Resource provides information about gay-friendly automotive companies and facilitating commerce with gay-friendly companies during car-buying process.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, we envision a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Generation Q of the Queens Community House
LGBTQQ youth, 22 and under. Drop In Center, Mon-Thurs, 3-8 PM (2 PM on Mon.) Offering youth workshops, discussions, movies, writing group, art projects, activism, event planning, theatre, leadership skills. Socials held 1st Fridays, 7:30 pm-12 am. Dances, Queens Youth Pride.
Health Outreach to Teens (HOTT)
Free comprehensive primary care for youth, 13-22. Medical care, mental health counseling, referrals for group support/ specialty care. Open to all, but designed for LGBT/ questioning/ homeless youth.
Hetrick-Martin Institute (Home of the Harvey Milk School)
Oldest, largest non-profit multi seervice agency for LGBTQ youth.
I'm From Driftwood
A website aimed at helping LGBT teens feel not so alone by compiling true stories by gay people from all over the world.
Social group made up of frum/formerly frum LGBT Jews, age 17-30. Monthly meetings and regular informal get togethers. Also offers anonymous online discussion group.
LIVE OUT LOUD
Programming, scholarships and resources for LGBT youth.
Living Beyond Belief
Non-profit organizations educates youth about protecting themselves againstt HIV/AIDS.
Long Island Gay & Lesbian Youth (LIGALY)
Services for GLBT youth (ages 13-21) including social support, advocacy, empowerment programs, and mental health services to young people asa well as providing community education to schools and health and human service providers. HIV/STD prevention programming and free testing services for youth 13-24. All services provided at two community centers: one in Nassau County and one in Suffolk County.
Non-profit organization designed to help LGBT youth and their straight allies. We help find jobs, get into college, offer free HIV testing and provide weekly support group. Also conduct workshops and motavational speeches on a variety of issues. Mailing address 133 North St., Jersey City, NJ 07307.
Peter Cicchino Youth Project of the Urban Justice Center
Free legal services for homeless and street involved LGBTQQ youth up through age 24.
US's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBT students of merit. Financial support, leadership training, , mentoring for those marginalized by sexual orientation, gender identity/expression.
Pride for Youth
Service and advocate for GLBT youth. Variety of services including Friday night coffee house, counseling, support groups, young men's program, community education, youth leadership opportunities
Resource for runaway/homeless/abused youth to get counseling screening for and arranging transportation for runaway/homeless youth in Nassau County to emergency shelter.
Case management , counseling, referrals, food, internet access, educational services, job skills,training for youth.
Support/social/cultural/empowerment group for lesbian, bisexual, same gender
Teen Outreach Prevention Service
Peer Education/Outreach program provides interactive workshops for youth 12–24 on HIV/AIDS, safer sex, STDs, reproductive health, and sexually connected to HIV counseling and testing, as well as medical, mental health and social services (see Bellevue Adolescent HIV/AIDS Clinic).
The Trevor Project
Leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBT and questioning youth. Operates a free and confidential helpline, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources and public policy advocacy.