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HETRICK-MARTIN INSTITUTE

believes all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.

Hetrick-Martin creates this environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth between the ages of 13 and 24 and their families.

Through a comprehensive package of direct services and referrals, Hetrick-Martin seeks to foster healthy youth development. Hetrick-Martin’s staff promotes excellence in the delivery of youth services and uses its expertise to create innovative programs that other organizations may use as models.

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OUR IMPACT

90%

percentage of HMI youth who pass the HSE exam on their first try (compared to the 45% rate for NYC)

1,500+

the number of leaders trained around the world through our Center for LGBTQ Youth Advocacy & Capacity Building.

2,000+

the number of youth who participate in HMI programs annually.

THEIR STORIES

Jazmine

"When I needed a safe space to express myself freely, HMI provided me with the support I needed to become the hardworking Social Worker and woman I am today.”

DJ Lina

“I feel honored and blessed to be a global ambassador for HMI, whose work is legendary.”

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar
5
Mon
Women Speak @ W Union Square Hotel
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Apr
11
Wed
Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2018 @ The Intrepid
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2018 @ The Intrepid | New York | New York | United States

Join us as we celebrate our 15th year on Wednesday, April 11th benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Lambda Legal and Hetrick-Martin Institute. The event is once again on The Intrepid and will feature cocktails, an incredible auction and the famed Jeffrey fashion show featuring the world’s top male models. Packages range from $500 to $15,000 and right now we have 30 Pre-Sale General admission tickets available for $375. Don’t wait as they sell out quickly. Head to www.jeffreyfashioncares.org for tickets and event details.

See you on The Intrepid for our 15th Anniversary.

What people are saying

I am often asked what life was like at Hetrick-Martin, and I say, ‘Picture the most supportive and caring place, throw in the most unique and wholly selfless people, with the most courageous kids.’ [Hetrick-Martin] helped me find a place to live; they helped me find a better way to live.

Arthur - HMI Alumus

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