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New York State Service Organizations


AIDS Community Service Programs

These organizations provide a wide range of services for people living with HIV/AIDS, including information and referrals for medical, legal and pastoral services. Many also have long- or short-term counseling services or support groups and educational workshops. We have highlighted a few of the larger or more well-known organizations.

The AIDS Treatment Data Network
611 Broadway, Suite 613
New York, New York 10012
Hotline: (800) 734-7104
Fax: (212) 260-8869

The Albany Damien Center
12 South Lake Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 449-7119
A community center for individuals and families living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
356 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 271-7200

The Consumer Information and Conflict Resolution Program
P.O. Box 41, Cooper Station
New York, New York 10011
(212) 387-0824

Gay Men's Health Crisis
119 West 24th Street
New York, New York 10011
(212) 807-6655
AIDS Hotline: (800) AIDS-NYC
Hotline is open Monday to Friday 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday 12 pm to 3 pm.
Full client services including legal, financial and emotional support services for men, women and children with symptomatic HIV infection.

The Department of Treatment Education and Advocacy at Gay Men's Health Crisis was created in response to the rising complexity of treatments for HIV infection in the early '90s. Since then, TEA has become a pioneer on the field of treatment education.
Library and peer counseling: (212) 367-1455
Workshops and forums: (212) 367-1125

Latinos Unidos Contra El SIDA
130 William Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10038
(212) 233-8955
Hotline: (212) 732-4457
Fax: (212) 233-8996
E-mail: info@hispanicfederation.org
Hispanic coalition of 16 New York City-area health and human services organizations providing HIV/AIDS services.

Long Island Association for AIDS Care
755 Park Avenue (Broadway)
Huntington, New York 11743
(516) 385-AIDS
Fax: (516) 385-2496
Delivers prepared meals to PWAs in Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk). Full client services, plus support groups, legal clinic, buddy program, pastoral care, prevention education programs, hotline and referral service. Their HIV Forum is a four-week workshop for newly diagnosed HIV+ people and their loved ones. Also alcohol and substance abuse programs. Volunteers needed as buddies, one-on-one volunteers, to drive clients to and from medical facilities, in addition to respite and legal volunteers.

Task Force on AIDS of New York State -- Psychological Association
(212) 459-4167
A network of New York State licensed psychologists who provide quality psychological services to persons affected by or concerned about HIV or AIDS. Services include counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families. No fees are charged or collected by the Psychological Referral Service. Participating psychologists charge fees on an ability-to-pay sliding scale. Some participating psychologists accept Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance.

Hispanic AIDS Forum

    Manhattan Office
    184 Fifth Avenue, Fl. 7
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 741-9797

    Queens Office
    74-09 37 Ave., Ste. 305
    Jackson Heights, NY 11372
    (718) 803-2766

    Bronx Office
    886 Westchester Ave.
    Bronx, NY 10459
    (718) 328-4188

Iris House
2271 2nd Avenue
New York, New York 10035
(212) 423-9049
Fax: (212) 423-9193
Case management, support groups, referrals and legal assistance for HIV+ women.

AIDS Council of Northeastern New York
AIDS Council Information Hotline: (518) 445-AIDS or (800) 201-AIDS
Hotline is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

    Albany South End Office
    88 Fourth Avenue
    Albany, New York 12202
    (518) 434-4686
    (800) 660-6886
    Fax: (518) 427-8184

    Albany Madison Avenue Office
    879 Madison Avenue
    Albany, New York 12208
    (518) 438-4150
    Fax: (518) 438-7168

    Glens Falls/Saratoga
    21 Bay Street, Suite 305
    Glens Falls, New York 12801
    (518) 743-0703
    Fax: (518) 743-0838

    Hudson
    Fairview Plaza
    160 Fairview Avenue
    Hudson, New York 12534
    (518) 828-3624
    Fax: (518) 828-3624 (call first)

    Troy
    313 Tenth Street
    Troy, New York 12180
    (518) 272-2308
    Fax: (518) 270-5568

    Schenectady
    434 Franklin Street
    Schenectady, New York 12305
    (518) 346-9272
    Fax: (518) 346-9274

    Plattsburgh
    202 Cornelia Street, PO Box 903
    Plattsburgh, New York 12901
    (518) 563-2437
    (800) 340-2437
    Fax: (518) 563-3620

AIDS Community Services of Western New York
206 South Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14201
(716) 847-2441
Fax: (716) 847-0418

AIDS-Related Community Services (Mid-Hudson Valley)
Headquarters
40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 345-8888
Fax: (914) 785-8299

    Dutchess County
    235 Main Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    (845) 471-0707
    Fax: (845) 471-0857

    Orange County
    473 Broadway
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 562-5005
    Fax: (845) 562-5212

    Putnam County
    46 Oscawana Lake Road
    Putnam Valley, NY 10579
    (845) 526-1923
    Fax: (845) 526-1850

    Rockland County
    218 N. Main Street
    Spring Valley, NY 10977
    (845) 356-0570
    Fax: (845) 356-0589

    Sullivan County
    390 Broadway
    Monticello, NY 12701
    (845) 791-8871
    Fax: (845) 791-8872

    Ulster County
    275 Fair Street
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 339-3281
    Fax: (845) 339-6195

AIDS Center of Queens County
97-45 Queens Boulevard, Suite 12th Floor
Rego Park, New York 11374
(718) 896-2500 x3022
Fax: (718) 275-2094

Bronx AIDS Services
540 East Frodham Road
Bronx, NY 10485
(718) 295-5605
Fax: (718) 733-3429

Brooklyn AIDS Task Force
Main Office
502 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 622-2910
Fax: (718) 623-1158

    Bedford-Stuyvesant
    1921-25 Fulton Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11233
    (718) 771-4997
    Fax: (718) 771-4374

    Chapel
    25 Chapel Street Rm 605
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 596-3635
    Fax: (718) 596-3539

    Williamsburg
    260 Broadway 4th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11211
    (718) 388-0028
    Fax: (718) 388-0896

AIDS Rochester Inc.

    Main Office
    1350 University Avenue
    Rochester, New York 14607
    (585) 442-2220

    Geneva Office
    AIDS Rochester, Inc.
    605 West Washington Street
    Geneva, New York 14456
    (315) 781-6303

    Bath Office
    AIDS Rochester, Inc.
    122 Liberty Street
    P.O. Box 624
    Bath, New York 14810
    (607) 776-9166

    Street Outreach Office
    AIDS Rochester, Inc.
    844 North Clinton Avenue
    Rochester, New York 14605
    (585) 454-5556

AIDS Community Resources (of Central New York)

    Main Office -- Syracuse
    627 West Genesee Street
    Syracuse, New York 13204
    (315) 475-2430
    (800) 475-2430
    Hotline: (888) 475-2437
    Fax: (315) 472-6515

    Utica Office
    1119 Elm Street
    Utica, New York 13501
    (315) 793-0661

    Watertown Office
    165 Mechanic Street
    Watertown, New York 13601
    (315) 785-8222

    Canton Office
    7 Main Street
    Canton, New York 13617
    (315) 386-4493

    Auburn Office
    27 E. Genesee Street
    Auburn, New York 13021
    (315) 253-7924 x34

    Oswego Office
    10 George Street
    Oswego, NY 13126
    (315) 343-7778

Southern Tier AIDS Program, Inc.

    Johnson City Location
    122 Baldwin Street
    Johnson City, New York 13790
    (607) 798-1706
    Fax: (607) 798-1977
    E-mail: info@stapinc.org

    Oneonta Location
    31 Main Street
    Oneonta, New York 13820
    (888) 895-7264

    Elmira Location
    911 Stowell Street
    Elmira, NY 14901
    (888) 564-5693

    AIDS Work
    501 South Meadow Street, Suite B
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    (607) 272-4098
    (888) 206-2870
    Fax: (607) 272-0079
    E-mail: Aidswork@aidswork.org

Community Health Action of Staten Island
56 Bay Street, 6th Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 981-3366


Art

The Estate Project for Artists With AIDS
A Project of the Alliance for the Arts
330 West 42nd Street
New York, New York 10036
(212) 947-6340

Visual AIDS
526 West 26th Street #510
New York, New York 10001
(212) 627-9855
Fax: (212) 627-9815
E-mail: info@visualaids.org
Visual AIDS provides practical services that assist HIV+ artists to pursue a professional career, including:

  • ongoing free photo-documentation of artwork
  • artists' materials grants to low-income artists with HIV/AIDS
  • free access to lawyers for estate planning
  • career training and exhibition support
  • exhibition opportunities
  • basic referral services to relevant social services agencies
  • lobbying of curators and researchers to utilize the slide archive
  • advice and advocacy
  • quarterly newsletter detailing exhibition and funding opportunities


Buyers' Clubs

Not actually clubs, more like collectives that provide experimental drugs in addition to approved drugs and vitamins.

Direct AIDS Alternative Information Resources
118 Park Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 497-2333
Fax: (973) 497-0498
DAAIR is a members-only, not-for-profit buyer's club formed to promote self-empowered healing from HIV disease and other chronic illnesses, including CFIDS, Hepatitis, MS/ALS and diabetes through the use of scientifically researched nutrients, other natural therapies and mind/spirit practices.


Children & Adolescents

Herbert G. Birch Services/Birch Family Camp
275 Seventh Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 741-6522
Fax: (212) 741-6739

The Orphan Project
350 Fifth Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, New York 10118
(212) 925-5290
The Orphan Project was established in 1991 to explore policy options to meet the needs of the entire spectrum of affected children -- from dying infants to healthy adolescents. Most recently The Orphan Project is involved in providing guidance and research around the newly developed service of permanency planning, which assists terminally ill parents in identifying new guardians for their children and executing a legally binding custody plan.

Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center
Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 882-0232
Fax: (718) 882-0432
E-mail: info@adolescentaids.org


Food & Meals/Nutrition

These organizations deliver food or serve meals to People with AIDS (PWAs).

General Information on Food Pantries

God's Love We Deliver
166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10013
(212) 294-8100
Fax: (212) 294-8101
E-mail: info@glwd.org
Hot nutritious meals delivered to homebound PWAs in the New York City area and Hudson County, NJ. Volunteers needed to work in the office and in the kitchen and to deliver food.

The Momentum AIDS Project
155 West 23rd Street
New York, New York 10011
(212) 691-8100
Fax: (212) 691-2960
Provider of services for people living with AIDS in New York City. Group meals, pantry bags and social services to HIV-positive people at eight sites in four boroughs.


Housing

These housing services require New York State Division of AIDS Services (DAS) referrals.

Bailey House, Inc.
275 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 633-2500
Fax: (212) 633-2932
Bailey House's commitment is to empower people living with HIV/AIDS, their loved ones and the communities and agencies that serve them to operate at their fullest potential through the development and provision of housing and supportive services.

Coalition for the Homeless AIDS Project
129 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 776-2000
Fax: (212) 964-1303
E-mail: info@cfthomeless.org
For HIV+ homeless people and for those at risk of homelessness due to HIV-related illness.

    Albany Office
    25 Elk Street, Lower Level
    Albany, NY 12207
    (518) 436-5612
    Fax: (518) 436-5615

Housing Works, Inc.
320 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 966-0466
TTY: (212) 925-9560
Fax: (212) 966-0869
E-mail: smith-caronia@housingworks.org
Provides advocacy, housing and supportive services for homeless men, women and children living with AIDS. Several hundred people are currently enrolled in Housing Works' programs such as intake and advocacy, scattered site housing and independent living. Requires DAS referral.

Jewish Board of Family and Child Services
120 West 57th Street
New York, New York 10019
(212) 582-9100
(888) JBFCS-NY
Fax: (212) 632-4680
E-mail: admin@jbfcs.org
Requires DAS referral.

Miracle Makers, Inc.
109 Ralph Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11221
(718) 919-4417
Fax: (718) 919-1722
Scattered site housing for people with HIV and TB. Requires DAS referral. Support groups and crisis and mental health interventions.

Partnership for the Homeless
305 Seventh Avenue, 13th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 645-3444
Fax: (212) 477-4663
Helps HIV-positive symptomatic people (who are ineligible for DAS) find housing. Full client services including entitlement and employment assistance and crisis intervention. Referral through a social worker. Also helps clients with furniture and clothing. Volunteers and donations of food and clothing needed.

Harlem United Community AIDS Center
123-125 West 124th Street
New York, New York 10027
(212) 531-1300
Fax: (212) 531-0140/41
Residence for HIV-positive people, support groups, education and referral.

Village Care of New York
154 Christopher Street
New York, New York 10014
(212) 337-5600
Fax: (212) 366-7197
E-mail: info@vcny.org

    Rivington House
    (212) 477-3100


Housing for Those Visiting Hospitalized PWAs

Miracle House
80 Eighth Avenue, Suite 709
New York, New York, 10011
(212) 989-7790
Fax: (212) 367-9281
E-mail: miracle@miraclehouse.org
Provides support services and affordable housing for the visiting family and friends of people living with HIV/AIDS and cancer. Person need not be hospitalized. Breakfast support group for guests offered daily.


Incarcerated Populations

The Osborne Association (AIDS in Prison Project)
809 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, New York 10455
(718) 842-0500
Fax: (718) 842-0971
E-mail: info@osborneny.org

Exponents, Inc.
151 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 243-3434
Fax: (212) 243-3586
E-mail: info@exponents.org


Legal Help

New York State Office of AIDS Discrimination Issues
(800) 523-2437

The Door
121 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10013
(212) 941-9090
Fax: (212) 941-0714

Legal Action Center
153 Waverly Place
New York, New York 10014
(212) 243-1313
(800) 223-4044
Fax: (212) 675-0286
E-mail: lacinfo@lac.org

New York Council on Adoptable Children
589 Eighth Ave, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 475-0222
Fax: (212) 714-2838
E-mail: coac@erols.com

Legal Aid Society
199 Water Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 577-3300

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
240 West 35th Street, Suite 200
New York, New York 10001
(212) 714-1141
Bilingual Hotline: (212) 714-1141
TTY: (212) 714-1134

The Family Center
66 Reade Street
New York, New York 10007
(212) 766-1696/4522
(800) 219-4522
Fax: (212) 766-1696
E-mail: info@thefamilycenter.org

    Brooklyn
    584 Nostrand Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 230-1379
    (718) 789-3841


Media

Cable Positive
250 West 54th Street, Suite 903
New York, NY 10019
(212) 459-1502
E-mail: info@cablepositive.org


Needle Exchange Programs

New York State Authorized Needle Exchange Programs Locations and Hours of Operations


Political Organizations

ACT UP/New York
332 Bleecker Street, Suite G5
New York, New York 10014
Phone/Fax: (212) 966-4873
E-mail: actupny@panix.com

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project
580 Broadway, Suite 1010
New York, New York 10012
(212) 219-0106
(888) 26-NATAP
Fax: (212) 219-8473
E-mail: info@natap.org

South Brooklyn Legal Services HIV Project
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 237-5500
Fax: (718) 855-0733


Quality of Life Services

Support groups, nutritional advice, etc.

The Tzvi Aryeh AIDS Foundation
P.O. Box 150
Cathedral Station
New York, New York 10025
(212) 866-6306
E-mail: tzviaryeh@aol.com
Group that provides both HIV/AIDS prevention and support to Jews in the New York City area. Services include: buddy program, awareness and prevention workshops, speaker bureau, hotline and rabbi network.

ARRIVE
151 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 243-3434

Body Positive
19 Fulton Street, Suite 308B
New York, New York 10038
(212) 566-7333
Hotline: (800) 566-6599
Fax: (212) 566-4539

Friends in Deed
594 Broadway, Suite 706
New York, New York 10012
(212) 925-2688
Free drop-in support groups for people living with HIV, caregivers and family members. Plus yoga and meditation classes, weekly workshops on topics such as nutrition and AIDS, Reiki and stress reduction.

Identity House
39 West 14th Street, Suite 205
New York, New York 10011
(212) 243-8181
Fax: (212) 206-0719
Support groups for HIV-positive people. Low-cost therapy for people dealing with sexual orientation issues.

Integral Yoga Institute
227 West 13th Street
New York, New York 10011
(212) 929-0586
Fax: (212) 675-3674

    Integral Yoga Uptown Center
    200 West 72nd Street No. 41
    New York, New York 10023
    (212) 721-4000
Open meditation free to anyone at 12:15 daily except Sunday and every evening at 8:45 (except Sat. and Sun.). Special hatha yoga classes for the HIV+ by donation twice a week.

Lifeforce
175 Remsen Street, Suite 1100
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 797-0937
Support groups for women who have HIV and for those who have lost a loved one to AIDS. Also has referral services.


Research/Clinical Trials

AIDS Clinical Trials Hotline
(800) 448-0440
TTY/TDD: (800) 243-7012; (888) 480-3739
A central resource for nationwide trial information organized by the federal government. Callers are provided with specific information on trial requirements. Reference specialists will answer questions about clinical trials. Callers may also obtain a printout of a custom search of the databases.

Clinical Directors Network
HIV/AIDS Program
5 West 37th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 382-0699
Fax: (212) 382-0669
E-mail: info@CDNetwork.org

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
230 West 38th Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 924-3934
Fax: (212) 924-3936


Treatment Information

ADAP Plus (Primary Care)
(800) 542-2437
This consists of three programs: Free medications, primary care services including medical exams, CD4 monitoring, dental and eye care and most other outpatient services, and home care services. Eligibility is determined through application. There are certain income guidelines and the program is meant for HIV+ people who don't qualify for Medicaid or those awaiting approval.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program
(800) 542-2437
Provides free medications for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections. ADAP can help those with partial insurance or those with Medicaid spend-down requirement.

AIDS Treatment Data Network
611 Broadway, Suite 613
New York, New York 10012
Hotline: (212) 260-8868
Nationwide: (800) 734-7104
Fax: (212) 260-8869
AIDS treatment information, with a treatment hotline. They will mail out free fact sheets and helpful treatment papers.

amfAR AIDS/HIV Treatment Directory
120 Wall Street, Floor 13
New York, New York 10005
(212) 806-1600
Fax: (212) 806-1601
Treatment directory and listing of nationwide AIDS treatment trials.

Center for Medical Consumers
130 Macdougal Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 674-7105
E-mail: medconsumers@earthlink.net
An online library of medical and health information.

Experimental Treatments Infoline
(800) MEDS-4-HIV
New York State AIDS Institute info on expanded access programs and clinical trials in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Philadelphia.

Project Inform
National treatment hotline: (800) 822-7422
International hotline: (415) 558-9051
Provides information on treatment options and distributes fact sheets. The information provided summarizes current research findings, reports by users, known side effects, overall risks and benefits and correct use of treatment.


Women

AIDS Health Services
Jersey City Medical Center
50 Baldwin Avenue, Floor 10C
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 915-2295
Fax: (201) 915-2213

Women Alive
(800) 554-4876
International Hotline: (323) 965-1564
This is a national hotline staffed by HIV+ women volunteers. This hotline is geared for HIV-positive women who would like peer support or treatment information. Spanish speaking operators are available. Open Monday - Friday 11 am to 6 pm (Pacific Time) 2 pm to 9 pm (Eastern Standard Time).


  
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