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If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Crisis Hotlines

GLBT National Help Center Hotline
Local Hotline: (212) 989-0999
National Hotline: (888) 843-4564
Youth Talkline: (800) 246-7743
Free and confidential helpline for the GLBT community.

Hopeline and
(800) SUI-CIDE / (800) 784-2433 (English)
(800) SUI-CIDA / (800) 784-2432 (Español)
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline. Online chat support at

How to (Help Someone) Stay Alive - Go to “Resources” link.
Online support guide published by Feminist Outlawz.

Laura’s Playground
Online support forums and peer support groups for transgender and gender non-conforming people, loved ones, and family.

LGBT Warm Line
(518) 338-3884 Mon-Fri
Support line for non-crisis calls. Albany/Upstate region.

National Runaway Switchboard 
Ages 12-21
(800) RUN-AWAY / (800) 786-2929 
Crisis intervention, referrals, assistance getting home, and advocacy for runaway youth. 

The Trevor Project 
Ages 13-24
Trevor Lifeline: (866) 488-7386 
Crisis intervention & suicide prevention for LGBTQ Youth. 

Vera House Crisis & Support Line
(315) 468-3260
Available 24-Hours for individuals in crisis (LGBTQ-friendly). Resources primarily for Central New York Region.

Intimate Partner and Domestic Violence

Anti-Violence Project Hotline
24 Hr. Bilingual Hotline: (212) 714-1141
Assistance for LGBT survivors of violence.
NYC 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 942-6906 (English)
(800) 942-6908 (Español)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE
Safe Homes Project
HOTLINE: (718) 499-2151
Assistance for LBT homeless people in NYC

New York City Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-621 HOPE (4673)
24 Hour NYC Hotline that helps callers locate available shelter beds in safe locations. English and Spanish speakers available. Can also call 311 to ask for hotline.

Safe Horizon Hotlines
Domestic Violence: (800) 621-4673
Crime Victims: (866) 689-4357
Rape, Sexual Assault and Incest: (212)227-3000
TDD for all hotlines: (866) 604-5350

Mental Health Services (By Region)


//A note: Many transgender and gender nonconforming people feel wary about going to the hospital. Many trans* people have encountered transphobia in health care settings. However, if you need medical attention, we encourage you to seek help! Where possible, we've noted by asterisk (*) hospitals and health centers that are have received high marks for their ability to treat trans* individuals.)

Capital Region Hospitals

Albany Medical Center*
47 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208
(518) 262-3125

Albany Stratton VA Medical Center*
113 Holland Ave, Albany, NY 12208
(518) 626-5000

Ellis Hospital
1101 Nott Street Schenectady, NY 12308
(518) 243-4000

Saratoga Hospital*
211 Church St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 587-3222

Central New York Hospitals

Syracuse VA Medical Center*
800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY
(315) 425-4400

SUNY Upstate Medical Center*
766 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 464-4570

Hudson Valley Hospitals

Columbia Memorial Hospital
71 Prospect Ave Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-7601

Catskill Regional Medical Center*
68 Harris Bushville Rd, Harris, NY 12742
(845) 794-3300

Hudson Valley VA Health Care System*‎
2094 Albany Post Rd, Montrose, NY 10548
(914) 737-4400

Long Island Hospitals

Southside Hospital*
301 E Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 968-3144

New York City Hospitals

Beth Israel Medical Center*
10 Nathan D Perlman Pl Manhattan
(212) 420-2000

Lenox Hill Hospital*
100 E 77th St, New York, NY 10065
(212) 434-2000

Metropolitan Hospital Center
1901 1st Ave, New York, NY 10029
(212) 423-6262

NYU Langone Medical Center*
550 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-7300

North Country Hospitals

Canton-Potsdam Hospital
50 Leroy St Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-3300

Western New York Hospitals

Buffalo VA Medical Center*

Canadaigua VA Medical Center*‎
400 Fort Hill Ave, Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-2000

Evergreen Health Services*
206 S Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 847-2441

Trillium Health*
Trillium Health (formerly AIDS Care) has recently expanded their services to include comprehensive medical care for HIV negative and LGBT communities.
259 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 545-7200

University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-2100

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