Off-Campus Resources

This image showcases a table display from CCNYs 'Coming out Week' event. The table is full of the rainbow colors of the pride flag, and includes pamphlets and fliers of different resources.

Off-Campus Resources

Here are resources offered outside of the CCNY campus.

NYC + National LGBTQIA+ Hotlines

24-hour LGBTQIA+ sexual violence hotlines, crisis and online support

Anti-violence Project 24 Hour English/Spanish Hotline 
AVP operates a free, confidential bilingual 24 hour, 365-day-a-year crisis intervention hotline that is staffed by volunteers and professional counselors/advocates to offer support to LGBTQ & HIV affected victims and survivors of any type of violence.  Callers receive immediate crisis counseling and on-going short- or long-term counseling, including other supportive services such as police, court, social services advocacy and accompaniment.   

The Trevor Project 
866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)    
The Trevor Project is a national hotline for LGBT and questioning youth. 

Trans Lifeline 
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. Their goal is to prevent self-harm and welcome the call of any transgender person in need.  The Trans lifeline will do their best to connect you to services. If you are not sure whether you should call or not, then please call. 

The GLBT National Help Center NYC local hotline 
212-989-0999 (Monday - Friday, 4pm-midnight, Saturday 12pm-5pm 
The GLBT National Help Center directly operates a local hotline in New York City providing peer-support as well as information and local resources. 

It Gets Better Project 
Mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. 


NYC LGBTQIA+ Emergency Housing 

Ali Forney Day Center 
(212) 206-0574 
321 W 125th St 10027 

Drop-in emergency shelter, food, support groups/counseling, medical services for homeless youth 16-24. Call 212-206-0574 to sign up for a bed, open daily from 8pm-8am. 

Covenant House 
(212) 613-0300  
460 W 41st St 10036 

Emergency shelter, crisis care, counseling, clothing for youth 16-24. 24/7. 

Homeward NYC | True Colors Bronx
2808 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468

Ms. Khadija Abdul-Majid (she/her) is the Clinical Case Manager at Homeward NYC / True Colors Bronx.  Khadija and her team offer supportive housing for young adults between the age of 18-24 who identify as LGBTQI+. Please feel free to contact Khadija for more information or for the application:
Office: 917-801-4950 ext. 12
Cell: 646-740-7094

Marsha’s House 

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   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 

Sylvia’s Place 
(212) 629-7440 
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 
(646) 580-7045  
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  for referrals. 

NYC LGBTQ+ Borough Centers

Provides services and support to the borough's LGBT+ residents through programming, partnerships and positive, life-affirming activities.   

Audre Lorde Project: Brooklyn   
85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 

Audre Lorde Project: Manhattan 
212-463-0342, 212-463-0344 
147 W 24 St, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10011 

Brooklyn Community Pride Center 
4 MetroTech Brooklyn, NY 11201 

Rainbow Heights Club 
5 Flatbush Ave. 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217  

Queens Pride House 
76-11 37th Ave, Suite 206
Jackson Heights, NY 11372 

Staten Island LGBT Center 
66 Willow Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305

LGBTQ+ Substance Misuse Resources Resources for LGBTQ+ Folks
An estimated 25% of the LGBTQ+ population misuses alcohol, compared to about 10 percent of people who identify as heterosexual. Follow the link to learn more about the issues surrounding LGBTQ+ alcohol misuse and how LGBTQ+ individuals can address any underlying causes of their alcoholism and get the tools to overcome it.
877-539-1019 (24/7 hotline)

LGBTQ+ Personal Finance and Living

NYC LGBTQ+ Healthcare

Organizations that provides a variety of LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ+ affirming healthcare services and support including behavioral health, dental, insurance navigation, lab results, hormone therapy, prescription refills, walk-in HIV testing, PreP and PEP access, and other referals 

Callen-Lorde Chelsea
356 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 271-7200

Callen-Lorde Bronx
3144 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 215-1800

Callen-Lorde Brooklyn
40 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 215-1818

All locations have interpretation services available upon request (including ASL, Spanish, Russian, and other languages).

NYC LGBTQ+ Immigrant Resources

The Brave House

Brooklyn-based The Brave House supports 16-24 year old immigrant women and GNC youth with free services including free legal aid, mentorship, leadership training, and fun events. You can check out The Brave House's Instagram to learn more about them or read this two-pager for more details on The Brave House's work and impact. 

Once a young immigrant girl or GNC folk signs up, The Brave House lead an intake call with them and then they’re able to freely access all of The Brave House's services without any restrictions or requirements. 

Last Updated: 06/16/2022 14:26