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Resources in the New York area


Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
356 W. 18th Street (18th Street & 9th Avenue)
Phone: 212-271-7800

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center is New York City’s only primary health care center dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities and people living with HIV/AIDS-regardless of any patient’s ability to pay.

Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)
The Tisch Building
119 West 24th Street
Hotline: 800-243-7692; 212-807-6655

Substance Use Counseling & Education (S.U.C.E.)

S.U.C.E. offers individual and group counseling for gay and bisexual male substance users.

Gay Men’s Counseling & Education (G.M.C.E.) – 212-367-1000.

G.M.C.E. offers individual and group counseling for gay and bisexual men.

David Geffen Center for HIV Prevention & Health Education

The David Geffen Center offers free HIV testing to all, as well as pre- and post-test counseling.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
208 West 13th Street
Phone: 212-620-7310

The Center offers a variety of 12-Step Groups for G/L/B/T persons including Crystal Meth Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Marijuana Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Sexual Compulsives Anonymous. Call the center or go to the website for information more information.

The Pride Institute
Phone: 800-54-PRIDE

The Pride Institute offers both inpatient and outpatient treatment for gay and lesbian persons with a chemical dependency. To talk with an admissions counselor, call 1-800-54-PRIDE.

East Harlem Health Center
158 East 115th Street
Phone: 212-360-5904

The East Harlem Health Center offers free HIV/STD testing, primary health care, and dental care.

Central Harlem Health Center
2238 5th Avenue
Phone: 212-690-1760

The Central Harlem Health Center offers free HIV/STD testing and primary health care.


Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)
103 East 125th Street, Suite 503
New York, NY 10035-1641
Phone: 212-828-1697

GMAD offers a wide range of programmatic support that reflects the far flung needs and interests of the black gay community. These programs are designed to strengthen GMAD’s impact on both an individual and organizational level. This is accomplished through HIV testing, technical assistance and training, advocacy, drop-in and support groups, and groups for our Seniors and young adults. The groups vary according to age, identity and HIV status.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National AIDS Clearinghouse (Information and publication orders)
TTY: 1-800-243-1098
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

1-800-AIDS-NYC (1-800-243-7692)
TTY: 1-212-645-7470
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm (Eastern Time); Saturday, 12:00 to 3:00 pm

General AIDS hotline for those worried that they may be infected, or people trying to access New York City AIDS resources.

National AIDS Hotline
1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TTY: 1-888-232-6348
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
In English, en Español.

The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
Hours: Monday through Friday 4:00 pm to 12:00 am;
Saturday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm

A non-profit organization which provides nationwide toll-free peer-counseling, information, and referrals for youth and adults.


1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440)
TTY: 1-888-480-3739
International: 1-301-519-0459
Fax: 1-301-519-6616
Hours: Monday through Friday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Callers can speak with experienced health specialists for information about approved HIV treatment and help in locating HIV/AIDS clinical trials across the USA. In English and en Español.

AIDS Treatment Data Network
International: 1-212-260-8868
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Project Inform
National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline: 1-800-822-7422
International: 1-415-558-9051
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Pacific Time)