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The New York State LGBT HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES NETWORK

The New York State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health & Human Services Network (The Network) is a coalition founded in 1994 and administered by The Center, consisting of 54 LGBT-specific and LGBT-supportive nonprofit organizations that provide care to LGBT New Yorkers and our families.

Network members support and learn from each other, help build capacity and increase their ability to foster a safer and more supportive state for all LGBT people. For example, recognizing that many transgender clients have varied life experiences—many of which involve a combination of racism, classism and trans- or homophobia—The Network works to improve the quality of resources and care that each organization can offer to this community.

 

The Network is currently accepting applications for new members. Click here to learn more.

NETWORK MEMBERS

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Join the Network

Becoming a member of The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network enhances an organization’s ability to serve its community and advocate on a statewide level. The Network, through the collective strength of its members:

  • Helps strengthen the infrastructure of member organizations;
  • Provides a framework for members to share and exchange information and, when possible, coordinate advocacy activities;
  • Provides members with technical assistance to carry out their mission and remain sustainable;
  • Educates public policy makers on the health policy concerns of LGBT communities;
  • Builds member relationships with government agencies;
  • Makes the case for adequate funding for LGBT health needs; and,
  • Holds New York State government accountable to our community.


HOW CAN WE JOIN?

The Network is accepting applications for membership. Click here to apply or email network@gaycenter.org for more information. Applications are due by January 5, 2018.

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Reports

Annual Report, 2016

LGBT Health and Human Services Needs in New York State (2015)

State of the Network Report (2015)

Transgender Health and Economic Insecurity Report (2015)
A report from the 2015 LGBT Health and Human Services Needs Assessment Survey.

New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Annual Report (2014)
Check out the latest edition of our annual report for more background and data on the Network.

A Blueprint for Meeting LGBT Health and Human Services Needs in New York State (2010)
Developed by the Network, along with the Hunter College LGBT Institute and the Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation, this report offers a path forward on tackling the disparities faced by our community.

LGBT Health and Human Services Needs in New York State (2009)
This report shows how LGBT communities face greater barriers to health than other New Yorkers.

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