- NYC Human Resources Administration-Department of Social Services: provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency. Programs and services include temporary cash assistance, public health insurance, food stamps, home care for seniors and the disabled, child care, adult protective services, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS support services and child support enforcement. Service Line/Intake Unit 400 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001 Tel: (212) 971-0626
- CAMBA Prison Re-entry Program: provides re-entry assistance and employment placement to individuals who are returning to local communities after release from prison. Eligible program participants are those who have never been convicted of a violent crime and have been released from prison within the last six months. CAMBA Main Office 1720 Church St. 2nd & 3rd Floors, Brooklyn, NY 11226 Tel: (718) 287-2600
- Girls Re-entry Assistance Support Program (GRASP): Serves females 13-18 years old that were adjudicated or convicted of a crime. GRASP provides different services including counseling, career development, anger management and cultural programming. Girls will be set up with a mentor from faith based organizations. Despite the religious nature of the setting young women are not required to participate in religious activities. Contact: Joan B. Gabbidon, Executive Director at (718) 250-2219, or Deborah Lashley, Program Manager at (718) 250-3804
- Ready, Willing and Able, The Doe Fund: it uses paid transitional work and a holistic, individualized service package to send individuals into the workforce and out of cycles of homelessness, crime, and addiction.Brooklyn: 520 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 Tel: (718) 628-3223
Manhattan: 2960 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, NY 10039 Tel: (212) 690-6480
- Law Help.Org/NY: is an on-line tool for helping low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems.
- Legal Aid Society: is a private, not-for-profit legal services organization dedicated to providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers. The Society provides a comprehensive range of legal services in three areas: the Civil, Criminal and Juvenile Rights Practices. 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 577-3300
- Directory of LGBT Services and Resources: List of resources available to the LGBT community.
- The Lesbian, Gay. Bisexual & Transgender Community Center: We strive to serve the LGBT community with a full-service, multi-faceted approach to programming, from hosting arts and entertainment events, advocacy groups and family gatherings to offering youth, recovery and overall wellness programs. The Center creates awareness for HIV and AIDS, as well as provides counseling, education, prevention and bereavement services. 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 Tel: (212) 620-7310
- The Trevor Project: organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. The Trevor Lifeline: (866) 488-7386 NY Office Tel: (212) 229-1510
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM SERVICES
- Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence: Counseling Services for Victims- Counselors provide crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter, referrals to social service programs, police advocacy, and other crucial services. Calls can be made on behalf of a friend or family member. Please call the hotline at 800-621-HOPE (4673) for more information.
- Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence: Family Justice Center- This program enables victims to meet with a prosecutor, speak with a trained counselor, and applies for housing and financial assistance in just one visit.NYC Family Justice Center-Bronx 198 E 161 St, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10451 Tel: (718) 508-1222
NYC Family Justice Center-Brooklyn 350 Jay Street, 15th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tel: (718) 250-5111 NYF Family Justice Center-Queens 126-02 82nd Ave, Kew Gardens, NY 11415 Tel: (718) 575-4500
- National Organization for Women: Domestic Violence–Aims to end violence against women, advance women in the workplace, promotes reproductive freedom, transform images of women in the media, and secure equality for LGBTQ people. 150 W 28th Street, Suite 304, New York, NY 10001 Tel: (212) 627-9895
- Sanctuary for Families: provides domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children with a range of comprehensive services. For more information about current availability, referrals, and eligibility call (212) 349-6009 Ext. 221.
- Safe Horizon: victim assistance organization that provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. For more information and if you need help please contact: Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 621-HOPE (4673) Crime Victims Hotline: (866) 689-HELP (4357) Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline: (212) 227-3000