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LGBTQ Services and Sites

American Psychological Association - Division 44

The society for the psychological study of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual issues.

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Identity House

Identity House is a counseling services non-profit organization. The purpose of Identity House is to create an all-volunteer community in which to provide services for the support and encouragement of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults who are struggling with issues of sexuality, alienation, relationships and family.

Contact Information:
PO Box 829
Murray Hill Station
New York, NY 10156
Tel: (212) 243-8181

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of our movement.

Contact Information:
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1504
New York, NY 10038
Tel: (212) 604-9830
Fax: (212) 604-9831

S.H.I.N.E. Project (Community Healthcare Network)

The S.H.I.N.E. Project seeks to provide no-cost sexual health to uninsured LGBT people. We provide ongoing HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Hepatitis screenings, Hepatitis A & B vaccinations, and Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia treatments. Also offered are groups and individual risk reduction/health education sessions. We have several sites for convenience: The Family Health Center (90-04 161st Street, 5th Floor, Jamaica,) Bronx Health Center (975 Westchester Avenue, Bronx,) Caribbean House (1167 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn,) and Downtown Health Center (150 Essex Street, New York.) Please contact us to make a referral or to set up an appointment.

Contact Information:
Tel: (646) 276-3383

SAGE: Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders

SAGE is a non-profit agency dedicated to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older people. Since its inception, SAGE has pioneered programs and services for the aging LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.

Contact Information:
305 7th Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 741-2247
Fax: (212) 366-1947

South Asian Lesbian & Gay Association of New York City

Promotes awareness, tolerance, acceptance, empowerment and safe spaces for sexual minorities and people of all gender identities, who trace their heritage to South Asia or who identify as South Asian. Encourages leadership development; provides multi-generational support; works towards immigration advocacy; addresses health issues such as HIV / AIDS; and fosters political involvement in the interest of creating a more tolerant society.

Contact Information:
208 W. 13th St.
New York, NY 10011

The Audre Lorde Project

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, they work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, they seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.

Contact Information:
85 South Oxford Street,
Brooklyn, NY, 11217-1607
Tel: 718.596.0342
Fax: 718.596.1328

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Provides social service; public policy; educational; and cultural/recreational programs. They also serve as an incubator for grassroots groups that meet here. Indeed, we were the birthplace of organizations such as the AIDS activist group ACT UP and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the principal organization combating homophobia and stereotyping of gays in the media.

Contact Information:
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 620-7310
Fax: (212) 924-2657

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is a non-profit endeavor established to promote acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and to aid in crisis and suicide prevention among that group. In addition, The Trevor Project provides online support to young people through the organization’s Web site, and also provides lifesaving guidance and vital resources to educators and parents.

Contact Information:
1202 Lexington Ave. #328
New York, NY 10028
Main Office: (212) 695-8650
Crisis Hotline: (866) 488-7386
Fax: 212.604-9831