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208 W 13 St
New York, NY 10011
212.620.7310

Building Hours

Mon–Sat
9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

ABOUT Health

The Center provides a range of programs, services and counseling options to help our LBGT communities protect and preserve their health. Looking for counseling services? Have questions about insurance enrollment? From mental health support to coping with substance use or living with HIV and AIDS, The Center is here to help.

For more information about our Wellness services and programs, please call The Center.

HIV AND AIDS

Since our founding in 1983, The Center has been fully committed to providing HIV and AIDS services to our community, which has been profoundly affected by the AIDS epidemic. Although awareness and treatment have improved vastly over the years, HIV and AIDS remain a serious threat to our communities.

We offer counseling for individuals, groups, couples and families, plus a variety of events, speakers and informal social gatherings for positive people and their loved ones. Our programs provide support for people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS and, thanks to our generous donors, we do it free of charge.

We offer:


VISIT HIV & AIDS

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TGNC SUPPORT

The Center's gender identity programming fosters the healthy development of transgender and gender nonconforming people, partners, family and community. Through a range of transgender-driven supportive services, advocacy, outreach, education and capacity-building, The Center creates a safe and healthy atmosphere for community connection, wellness and leadership development.

The Center’s programming provides an opportunity for trans-identified individuals to interact with other trans-identified and allied service providers, who serve as both powerful role models and sources of support.

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COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH

The Center recognizes that mental health is a critical component of overall health. From dealing with anxiety and depression to facing bereavement, eating disorders and self-harming behavior, The Center is here to help you face and deal with mental health issues and challenges. Our programs and services can connect you with the resources and support you need to be happy and healthy.

  • Short-Term Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • LGBT-Friendly Health Referrals
  • Private Therapy Referrals

To see when a group is meeting, please visit our Community Calendar.

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INSURANCE ENROLLMENT

The Center is a designated navigator agency for the NY State of Health, the health insurance marketplace for New York through the Affordable Care Act. We provide information and education on the options available, and help individuals, families, small businesses and their employees enroll in New York State Medicaid, The NY Essential Plan, Child Health Plus and Qualified Health plans.

Our certified navigator staff is here to help you figure out what plan is right for you, what you can afford and how to complete enrollment. The Center is proud to offer this free service as another step that we’re taking to ensure that everyone in the LGBT community has the tools to live happy and healthy lives.

Call The Center or email enroll@gaycenter.org today to set up an appointment.

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HEALTH RESOURCES

The Center provides extensive resources and referrals on health and wellness, gender identity, HIV and AIDS and much more. If you have questions or you are looking for more information, The Center is here to help.

For professionals, teachers and other service providers seeking information on training and internships, please visit our Professional Resources section.

VIEW PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

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