LGBTQ Youth Resources for the week of November 5th

Drop-In Centers and Safe Spaces:

Manhattan

  • The Door –  operating regular hours, 12-9 pm Monday-Friday and 12-6 pm Sunday for youth ages 12-21, regular programming will continue including mental health and health services, drop-in programming, lunch and dinner. 555 Broome Street between Varick and Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue)
  • Ali Forney Center – PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ALI FORNEY CENTER DAY CENTER IS CLOSED; programs have been shifted to the AFC CAMP office at Sunset Park, Brooklyn from 9 am- 5 pm; open to all youth under 25 years old, intakes can be processed on-site. 718-943-6970
  • StreetWork – regular services, including case management, support groups, pantry services, intakes daily
    • Lower East Side Drop-In Center: Mondays (2-5 pm) for injection drug users only; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (3-7 pm), Wednesdays (emergencies only). Syringe exchange available every day. 33 Essex Street
    • Harlem Drop-In Center: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 12-5 pm, 209 125th Street, 2nd floor
    • Youth Enrichment Services (YES) @ the LGBT Community Center – will resume regular programming on Tuesday November 6th. Open Tuesday-Friday 3-7 pm, Saturday 12-5 pm for youth 13-21 years old. **Please note that Ali Forney Center will be offering additionally services such as intakes, shelter/housing referrals, and case management at the LGBT Center** 208 West 13th Street

Brooklyn

  • Audre Lorde Project – LGBTQ supportive space with limited food, water, and internet, a place to hang out. 85 South Oxford Street in Brooklyn. Open Monday-Thursday 1-7 pm
  • Red Hook Initiative -  a supportive space for LGBTQGNC located in the Red Hook Community is open and providing water, food, and electricity & clothing, open ~ 9 am-5 pm

Shelters:

  • Covenant House – limited emergency shelter availability for youth ages 21 and under. 460  West 41st Street between 9th and 10th Ave. 1-800-999-9999
  • Sylvia’s Place – emergency shelter for youth ages 18-24 years old. Beds will be given on a first-come, first –served basis starting at 6pm. 446 West 36th Street between 9th and 10th Ave
  • StreetWork Project – limited availability; will pick youth up from any place and will provide food, hygiene supplies, and safer sex kits ; check for availability by calling Outreach Team from 7 pm to 3 am at 646-342-9861
  • Park Slope Armory YMCA – emergency shelter for anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy (all ages). Intakes on a walk-in basis 24 hours/day. 361 15th Street in Brooklyn (F train)
 

 

The following overnight shelters are for all ages, not LGBTQ specific (provided by NYC.gov)

Borough

Location Name

Address

Population Served

Bronx

Lehman College

250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, NY 10458

All Populations

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Tech HS

29 Fort Greene Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Special Medical Needs Only

Brooklyn

FDR HS

5800 20 Av, Brooklyn, NY 11204

All Populations

Brooklyn

John Jay HS

237 7 Av, Brooklyn, NY 11215

All Populations

Brooklyn

Park Slope Armory 

361 15 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Special Medical Needs Only

Manhattan

G. Washington HS

549 Audubon Av, New York, NY 10040

All Populations

Manhattan

HS of Graphic Arts

439 W 49 St, New York, NY 10019

All Populations

Manhattan

Hunter College

695 Park Av, New York, NY 10065

All Populations

Manhattan

John Jay College

445 W 59 St, New York, NY 10019

Special Medical Needs Only

Manhattan 

Seward Park HS

350 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

Evacuation Center Only

Queens

Hillcrest HS

160-05 Highland Av, Jamaica, NY 11432

All Populations

Queens

Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367

All Populations

Queens

York College 

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451

All Populations

Staten Island

Susan Wagner HS

1200 Manor Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314

All Populations

Staten Island

Tottenville HS

100 Luten Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312

All Populations

 

 

Food, Water, and Blanket Distribution Stations: (provided by NYC.gov)

 

Location

Borough

Monday Time

Redfern Playground between Beach 12th Street and Redfern Avenue

Queens

12pm - 4pm

Hammel Playground between Beach 84th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Queens

12pm - 4pm

Beach 41st Street Houses at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 40th Street

Queens

12pm - 4pm

St. Francis De Sales Parish (129-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 129th Street)

Queens

12pm - 4pm

Conch Playground at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 49th Street

Queens

12pm - 4pm

Corner of Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue

Brooklyn

12pm - 4pm

West 25th Street and Surf Avenue

Brooklyn

12pm - 4pm

Coffey Park (85 Richards Street between King and Verona Streets)

Brooklyn

12pm - 4pm

419 West 17th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues

Manhattan

12pm - 4pm

Pitt Street and East Houston Street

Manhattan

12pm - 4pm

Corner of Mill Road and New Dorp Lane

Staten Island

12pm - 4pm

Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue

Staten Island

12pm - 4pm