Ali Forney Day Center
321 W 125th St 10027
Drop-in, shelter, food, support groups/counseling, medical services for homeless youth 16-24. Hours: 10am-6pm. Drop-in suspended 3.22-3.31
460 W 41st St 10036
Emergency shelter, crisis care, counseling, clothing for youth 16-24. 24/7.
DHS Shelter in the Bronx for LGBTQ people under 30. Must go to DHS intake shelter first to receive CARES ID# and then transfer. Contact Kellie Rivera, Director of Social Services Kellie.Rivera@projectrenewal.org or (212) 913-9993 x254
Streetwork Project Drop-In
Harlem: (212) 695-2220
209 W 125th St 10027
Lower East Side: (646) 602-6404
33 Essex St 10002
Meals, showers, clothing, access to medical/mental health care, legal assistance, HIV testing/education, obtaining identification/benefits, links to shelter, housing advocacy. Tues, Thurs & Fri: 3-7
Metropolitan Community Church
446 W 36th St 10018
Drop-in services Mon-Sat 5-9 p.m. Emergency shelter for youth under 24. Referral required.
Trinity Place Shelter
164 W 100th St 10025
Transitional housing shelter for youth 18-24. Must be referred by social worker or case manager. No drop-in. Contact Wendy Kaplan for referrals.
Health Care & HIV Counseling/Testing
Adolescent Clinic at Montefiore Medical Center
3415 Bainbridge Ave, Bronx 10467
Comprehensive medical services, HIV care, counseling, ages 13-20.
The Bridge Program at Gotham Health/Judson Health Center
34 Spring St 10012
Provides a range of health services for individuals 12-34. including sexual/reproductive health services, primary care services, mental health support, LGBT specific healthcare services (incl. HRT and PREP).
Community Healthcare Network
Primary care, HIV care, mental health care, TGNC services, health education, women’s health care, social services. Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens.
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Health Outreach to Teens at Callen-Lorde
356 W 18th St
Free/low-cost and confidential primary health care, HIV care and medical services for youth 13-21 (age out 24).
HEAT Program (Health & Education Alternatives for Teens)(718) 613-8453
450 Clarkson Ave 4th Fl Brooklyn 11203
Medical care, case management, HIV care, mental health care, treatment adherence, outreach, support services. Note: events are currently suspended but the clinic is remaining open
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
312-3200 E 49th St 10128
Confidential HIV/AIDS services, general medical care and mental health counseling for young people 10-22.
Positive Health Project (PHP)
301 W 37th St 10018
Syringe exchange, health education, overdose prevention, case management, benefits counseling. Harm reduction for LGBTQ individuals who use crystal meth.
446 W 36th St 10018
Clinic closed, but call phone number above or email email@example.com with any questions
The Reciprocity Foundation
151 W 19th St Ste 1101 10011
Holistic healthcare for homeless, incarcerated and foster care youth.
Ryan Community Health Center
110 W 97th St 10025
Offers physicals, pregnancy tests, birth control, HIV/STI screening/treatment, TB testing, check-ups, counseling, condoms, referrals. Free, confidential clinic ages 13-24.
Umbrella Program for LGBT Youth & Families
3514 Wayne Ave, Bronx 10467
TGNC services, including medical/mental health care for youth 13-24. Family counseling/support also available.
Free, confidential Individual/group support, legal assistance, advocacy around relationship violence, for youth 13-24.
STEPS to End Family Violence
Services for survivors of gender-based violence with a focus on prevention, intervention, policy advocacy.
Safe Homes Project
Hotline: (718) 499-2151 24 hrs
Shelter, counseling, safety planning, legal advocacy, referrals, support groups for survivors of partner violence. English & Spanish. Referral required.
Peter Cicchino Youth Project
Urban Justice Center
Free legal services for LGBT young people; drop in clinics at Ali Forney, Streetwork Project and Hetrick Martin Institute.
Note: If you are under 25 years old and experiencing homelessness, the Peter Cicchino Youth Project can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Will also continue monitoring voicemails on 877-LGBT-LAW.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W 24th St 5th Fl 10001
Legal services for trans-youth incl. around welfare, benefits, immigration, school, name-changes, police.
Families & Friends
Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays
Helpline: (212) 463-0629
Support for family & friends of LGBT people. TransParents Project, support for family of TGNC youth: email@example.com.
LGBT Youth Groups and Programs
ACQC: AIDS Center of Queens County
161-21 Jamaica Ave 7th Fl. Jamaica 11432
Drop-in center for youth 13-24. Education/employment support services, legal/immigration referrals, HIV care navigation. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
FIERCE! Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment!
2427 Morris Ave Bronx 10468
Community organizing & advocacy for youth of color.
Make the Road New York
301 Grove St Brooklyn 11237
Advocacy projects & LGBT affirming drop-in safe space for youth in Bushwick. Also offers training and college access support services.
APICHA Project Connect
Drop-in and mentorship programs.
Long Island Lesbian & Gay Youth (LIGALY)
34 Park Ave Bay Shore 11706
Drop-in, support groups, STI testing.
Pride for Youth
Hotline: (516) 679-1111 24 hrs
2740 Martin Ave Bellmore 11710
Support and activities for youth (individual counseling, STI testing, PrEP/PEP referrals), support groups for parents.
Safe space for LGBTQ and allied youth.
SAFE SPACE / Sheltering Arms Youth Center
Drop-in services, transitional living programs, counseling, shower for ages 13-17.
Manhattan: (212) 481-8062
24 West 30th Street, 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY: (718) 526-2400
89-31 161nd Street, 2nd Floor
Far Rockaway: (718) 471-4160
GMAD (Gay Men of African Descent)
540 Atlantic Ave Lower Level Brooklyn 11217
Discussion groups for young men of color, HIV education/testing 16+.
Counseling & Case Management
Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI)
(212) 674-2400 ext 202
2 Astor Place 10003
Support/activity groups, mental health counseling (by appointment), employment support, HIV/STI testing for youth 13-24. Drop-in M-F 3:30-7:30 p.m.
410 W 40th St 10018
Drop-in, support groups, case management services for LGBTQ homeless youth 16-24.
Anti-Violence Project 24 hrs
For LGBT victims of hate & intimate partner violence. English and Spanish.
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of NY
Support and referral line for LGBT and questioning people.
GMHC HIV/AIDS Hotline
M-F 2-6 p.m., Weds 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
NYC WELL 24 hrs
Text: WELL to 65173
Free, confidential mental health support hotline. Offered in 200+ languages.
Safe Horizon 24 hrs
Domestic Violence: (800) 621-4673
Crime: (866) 689-4357
Rape and Sexual Assault: (212) 227-3000
Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hotline for homeless young people.
Samaritans Suicide Prevention 24 hrs
Confidential hotline. Emotional support to those who are in distress or suicidal.
Text: START to 678678
Youth-focused support & suicide prevention.