The Ali Forney Center mission is to protect LBGTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools to live independently.
Apicha Community Health Center promises to always provide compassionate, comprehensive and culturally competent healthcare and wellness services to underserved and vulnerable people living in New York City. Our cultural competence allows us to care for Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBTQI Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.
Brooklyn Community Pride Center provides services and support to the borough’s LGBT+ community through original programming and partnerships.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center transforms lives in LGBTQ communities- in all their diversity- through excellent comprehensive care, provided free of judgment and regardless of ability to pay. They provides sensitive, quality health care and related services.
CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies provides intellectual leadership towards understanding and addressing the issues that affect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals and the members of other sexual and gender minorities.
FIERCE (Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment) is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color in New York City. We develop politically conscious leaders who are invested in improving ourselves and our communities through youth-led campaigns, leadership development programs, and cultural expression through arts and media.
The Gay and Lesbian Dominican Empowerment Organization (GALDE) seeks to increase the political visibility of the Dominican LGBT community and to provide HIV/health awareness, educational and cultural activities through a safe space and essential human services to empower, educate and support the community.
Identity House provides a unique service as a peer-counseling center for the community offering a walk-in counseling and referral center as well as weekly groups where people can talk about issues related to sexual identity.
The Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. Since 1972, The Door has helped a diverse and rapidly growing population of disconnected youth in New York City gain the tools they need to become successful, in school, work and in life.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center) fosters a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. It is the heart and home of the NYC’s LGBT community, providing programs for health, wellness, and community connection.
The LGBTQ Guide of Services and Resources is the most comprehensive directory of LGBTQ resources and services in New York City. This Guide is intended to help individuals better understand the resources available, from hundreds of community organizations and health care facilities to counseling and support groups, recreational clubs, and much more.
New York Area Bisexual Network facilitates the development of a cohesive bisexual community in the New York area that will promote visibility, protect, and empower the community and their families.
The New York Anti-Violence Project empowers LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
OutPOCPAC is on-partisan, political club of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirit (LGBTTS) People of Color. It is committed to raising the awareness of elected officials and candidates for public office around issues of primary importance to our communities, as well as to increasing the number of elected officials from our communities.
Project Reach is a youth and adult collaboration: a multiracial, multi-gender, grassroots, anti-discrimination, youth organizing center with a clear mission and commitment to challenging the destruction among, of, and between New York City’s disparate youth communities. Implicit in that mission is a vision that recognizes that the empowerment of disenfranchised youth communities is critical and integral to their participation as future leaders in the larger movement for social justice.
Puerto Rican Initiative to Develop Empowerment (P.R.I.D.E) mission is to address and mitigate systemic social issues, including racism, homophobia and HIV/AIDS, that debilitate LGBTQ communities. We accomplish this through education, advocacy, media and outreach, increasing the visibility of our communities, and providing a safe haven for non-judgmental discussion and expression.
SALGA-NYC serves to promote awareness, acceptance, empowerment, and safe inclusive spaces for people of all sexual and gender identities, who trace their heritage to South Asia or who identify as South Asian. Their mission is to enable community members to establish cultural visibility and take a stand against oppression and discrimination in all its forms.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s mission is to end discrimination and achieve equality for transgender people, particularly those in our most vulnerable communities. Our strategies include path breaking trans rights cases and “friend of the court” briefs regarding the key issues of employment, health care, education and public accommodations. Their Name Change Project provides free legal name change services to community members.
Please know this is not a comprehensive resource list and will continually be updated.