Hetrick-Martin Institute recommends the following resources for guidance on dealing with bullying:
Are you feeling bullied at school? Confidential help is free phone call away! Dial 1-877-7SAVENY (877-772-8369)
UFT BRAVE (Building Respect, Acceptance and Voice through Education) Hotline: (212) 709-3222
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry offers tips on how to speak to a child dealing with a bully.
HMI's Capacity Building Trainings The Hetrick-Martin Institute offers trainings in building inclusive environments, combatting bullying and providing support around LGBTQ issues and concerns.
Keys to Safer Schools has free handouts for both the parents of a bullied child and the parent of the bully.
The National Education Association released a report in June 2009 urging school systems to better protect LGBTQ students' right to an education.
National Middle School Association cites statistics and studies for middle school officials looking for information about bullying.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center provides local government and community leaders with resources to combat youth violence.
Stop Bullying Now offers resources for both adults and kids on bullying awareness, prevention and intervention.
Target Bully is a research program studying prevention in schools.
TeensHealth provides guidance for teens with an emphasis on cyberbullying.
Hetrick-Martin Institute proudly partners with the following organizations to provide wraparound services to our LGBTQ youth:
Ali Forney Center provides Housing for LGBT Youth. The AFC is dedicated to promoting awareness of the plight of homeless LGBT youth in the United States with the goal of generating responses on local and national levels from government funders, foundations, and the LGBT community.
Bronx AIDS Services' Go Girl! Program provides HIV prevention and substance abuse prevention education sessions, monthly recreational activities, and connection to care for adolescent girls in the Bronx.
The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center's Health Outreach To Teens (HOTT) Program offers free, confidential, comprehensive primary medical care (including a full continuum of HIV care), social services, counseling, and health education to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning adolescents and young adults (ages 13-21), delivered both on-site at Callen-Lorde and on the 34-foot mobile HOTT medical van. (212) 271-7200
Casa Frela Gallery presents cultural content in many kinds of traditional and cutting-edge media. Much of the artwork Casa Frela Gallery chooses to feature reinterprets or recombines art movements and styles from the past through a contemporary language. This art dialogue can be conceptual, stylish or representational. Art is extremely influenced by contemporary society, which has many concurrent and competing themes and perspectives.
The Child Welfare League of America is the nation's oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization and is committed to engaging all Americans in promoting the well-being of children, youths, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families
40 West 22nd Street #302, New York, NY
The Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA) is the principal representative for nearly all the voluntary not-for-profit child welfare organizations in New York State. Its membership includes 135 nonprofit agencies located throughout the state, providing: child abuse prevention, preventive services, foster care, residential care, adoption, and family preservation.
New York City: (212) 929-2626
Albany: (518) 463-2348
The Door provides comprehensive health, legal, educational, and recreational services to youth between the ages of 12-21.
Elijah C. Nealy, M.Div., LCSW has a clinical practice for LGBTQ adolescents and their families; and an expertise with gender identity issues. Also available for training and consultation for organizations. NYC location. firstname.lastname@example.org, (917) 509-6242
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) , through its network of 85 chapters in 35 states, works with school officials and parents to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) provides assistance, support, information, and hope to thousands of men, women, and children with HIV or AIDS and their loved ones. Also the home of the House of Latex.
(800) 243-7692 or (212) 807-6655
Green Chimneys is a nationally renowned nonprofit organization with a mission of restoring possibilities and creating futures for children with emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges through educational, therapeutic and outreach services. The Gramercy Residence at Ungar House is a group residential program for youth 16-20. Gramercy offers 365 days a year of care to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people in a 24-hour structured and supervised home-like structure.
The Human Services Council of New York City represents New York City's voluntary, not-for-profit agencies. We are a membership organization of over 200 agencies, which promotes the collective interests of our constituents and organizations working with government.
The J.P. Morgan Foundation provides support to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations within the United States who support their three focus areas in arts and culture, community development, and public education. Additionally, these nonprofits must be located or serve communities where J.P. Morgan has a strong employee presence.
60 Wall Street, New York, NY
(212) 648- 8284
Live Out Loud Live Out Loud is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering LGBT youth by connecting them with successful LGBT professionals in their community.
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
The Lesbian and Gay Anti-Violence Project (AVP) provides information on preventing violence against lesbians and gays and support in reporting bias crime. AVP also provides confidential legal advocacy, professional and peer counseling, as well as, national bias crime information.
(212) 714-1184 (phone) or (212) 714-1141 (24-hours)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a comprehensive range of social services and referrals through its programs. The Youth Enrichment Services (Y.E.S.) provides activities, substance abuse prevention and leadership training for LGBT youth ages 13-21.
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Parents, Families and friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) works to promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through, support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.
In Washington, DC (202) 467-8180
In New York City, NY (212) 463-0629
Project IMPACT (Improving Access to Care and Treatment) at Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center, is a prevention and treatment program that offers case management and medical/mental health services to adolescents who are at high risk, infected and/or affected with HIV. Mental Health services include psychology evaluation and testing, psychopharmacology, individual, group, and family therapy.
1-800-MD-SINAI or 1-800-637-4624
Project STAY (Services To Assist Youth) provides comprehensive medical, psychological, psychiatric, and case management services to youth living with HIV between the ages of 13-24. Project has affiliations with both New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University.
The Rappaport Foundation: Funders for Gay and Lesbian Issues For nearly three decades, Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues has studied and strengthened philanthropy to secure LGBTQ rights and advance racial, economic and gender justice.
20 East 60th Street, New York, NY
The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) develops, collects, and disseminates information and promotes comprehensive education about human sexuality.
The United Way is a national network of nearly 1,300 local organizations that work to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, and health.
2 Park Avenue, New York, NY
The Urban Justice Center provides assistance to LGBT youth with issues of government benefits, access to permanent housing, legal advocacy, and representation.
Hetrick-Martin Institute sample lesson plans:
Sample Lesson Plan on Inclusion (Grades 9-12)
Sample Lesson Plan on Respect (Grades 5-8)