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Here is our extensive list of LGTBH and crime victim resources.

NYC LGBTQH Resources



  • Callen-Lorde - NY's only health center dedicated to the LGTBH community. All services, medical care, mental health and more are provided regardless of ability to pay.

  • Inter-Q-Zone addresses "issues of [Queer] health, nutrition, spirituality, and community"

  • Bronx Lesbian and Gay Health Consortium works to "create better access to quality and sensitive healthcare and social services for the Bronx Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community."
  • Institute for Human Identity Located in the heart of Chelsea, the Institute for Human Identity is New York's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer affirmative psychotherapy and training center. We foster personal growth, free of traditional gender, sexual orientation and cultural biases

Universities and Colleges

21 and Under



NYC Crime Victim Resources


New York Police Department

Court Dispute Referral Centers (CDRCs)

  • Manhattan
    Manhattan Criminal Court, Summons Part
    346 Broadway, Fourth Floor
    New York, NY 10013

  • Bronx
    Bronx Criminal Court
    215 East 161 Street, Room M4
    Bronx, NY 10451

  • Brooklyn
    Brooklyn Criminal Court
    120 Schermerhorn Street, Room 3-1
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

  • Queens
    Queens Criminal Court
    125-01 Queens Blvd, Room C-23
    Kew Gardens, Queens

  • Staten Island
    Staten Island Criminal Court
    67 Targee Street, Room 203
    Staten Island, NY 10304


NYC, Other Resources

  • RightRides builds safer communities by ending gender-based harassment and sexual assault through community organizing and offering direct service, safety education and advocacy programs. In our RightRides program, we offer women, LGBTQ and gender nonconforming individuals a free, late-night ride home to ensure their safe commute to or through high-risk areas.

Other LGTBH resources on the Web

  • BiasHelp of Long Island a not-for profit agency dedicated to preventing, monitoring and lessening the effects of bias crimes and hate related harassment in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

  • Congregation Beth Simchat Torah is New York City's synagogue for the New York metropolitan area's 200,000 gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews, as well as our families and their friends. Founded in 1973, and under the leadership of Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum since 1992, CBST has become the largest gay synagogue in the world and arguably one of the most influential: an important voice in Judaism, in the world-wide discourse on the nature of religious community, and in the movement to secure basic civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States and throughout the world.

  • The Empire State Pride Agenda is a political organizing group addressing LGTBH+ concerns in New York State legislation and politics.

  • The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) documents and responds to media coverage and treatment of lesbians, gay men, and bisexual and transgender people and issues of importance to them. "GLAAD promotes fair, accurate, and inclusive representation as a means of challenging discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity."

  • GenderPAC GenderPAC is the national organization working to guarantee every American's civil right to express their gender orientation free of stereotypes, discrimination and violence.

  • The Human Rights Campaign addresses the rights of lesbians and gay men in the United States and sponsors the annual National Coming Out Day, October 11.

  • Identity House is the oldest all-volunteer LGBT organization in New York City, providing low-fee counseling, therapy referrals, workshops, groups, and other support services to LGBT adults.

  • The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) monitors violations of the human rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and people living with HIV and AIDS around the world, in the United States and abroad. The IGLHRC action alerts index is available in English, Spanish and French.

  • Initiative for Violence-Free Families The Initiative for Violence-Free Families in Hennepin County is a community-based initiative that works to prevent violence in all its forms

  • The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights.

  • The Violence and Abuse area of Lavender Links contains a large, well-researched collection of sites.

  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

  • Philadelphia Lesbian & Gay Task Force The Task Force [1978] is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation dedicated to the advancement of civil and human rights for lesbian women and gay men

  • Queer Resources Directory is the single best place to find Queer/LGTBH resources and information on the Web.

  • The Service Members Legal Defense Network provides legal assistance to military service members hurt by the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

  • We Are Family works to "bring a non-threatening message of understanding and tolerance to people who work with youths--teachers, counselors, clergy and others."

  • Youth Assistance Organization "is a service run by volunteers, created to help self-identifying gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning youth."
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