Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

New York State Department of Health: 1-888-364-3065

New York City Resources:

Mental Health Hotline: for FREE and CONFIDENTIAL emotional support, consultation and referral to a local provider, call: 1-844-863-9314

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK(8255) If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.

TRANS LIFELINE 877-565-8860 is a trans-lead organization that connects Trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive, and thrive.

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 NYC: 1-800-621-HOPE

Child Care Resources for Parents and Caregivers:

NAACP: Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.

PFLAG: PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

National Immigrant Justice Center 773-672-6551 NIJC’s LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Initiative provides legal services to low-income immigrants who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) and those who are living with HIV.

Catholic Charities: 718-722-6001

Chinese-American Planning Council: 212-941-0920

Korean Community Services: 718:939-6137

Hispanic Aids Forum

HAF’s mission is to improve health outcomes for Latinos in New York City who are affected by HIV and other chronic illnesses. HAF fulfills this mission by integrating prevention and education into a set of multi-faceted wellness programs designed to:

  • Improve access to care, services and other available resources for Latinos affected by chronic illnesses.
  • Foster increased awareness and knowledge of chronic illnesses in Latino communities.
  • Provide individual, family and group supportive counseling to reduce risks, prevent the onset of disease, and manage disease progression.
  • Address attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that place Latinos at risk.
  • Document the health-related needs of Latinos.
  • Advocate and guide the formulation of public health programs and policies that are responsive to the health needs of Latino communities in New York City.

GAY Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) Our Mission: GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center: 212-620-7310 gay Where everyone is celebrated for who they are. The Center is the heart and home of NYC’s LGBTQ community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection.

Sage Center Midtown 212-741-2247 safe SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Our mission is to lead in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging.

This is an ever growing list of resources. It’s one of our missions at Bohemian Wellness Ministries to have resources for everyone. So all folks can get help, find hope, and live their best life. If you have a resource that we don’t have on our list please email it to us, and we will add it to our list. We’re in this together.

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