Steps for name/gender changes on legal documents

Organization: National Center for Transgender Equality

Check your state for state-specific instructions on general name change, name/gender change on a birth certificate, and name/gender change on a driver's license. Check also for instructions for name/g...

(202) 642-4542   

Service Category: Legal

Substance Use and Mental Health 24-Hour Helpline

Organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Call (800) 662-4357 (HELP) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) runs a 24-hour mental health ho...

(800) 662-4357   

Support for Formerly Incarcerated People

Organization: The Fortune Society

New clients call 212-691-7554 for services including intakes and enrollment, counseling, case management, access to benefits, job readiness training and employment services, education, mental health,...

(212) 691-7554   

  • 29-76 Northern Boulevard Long Island City NY 11101

Service Category: Legal Education Food

Support for Mothers and Children

Organization: Nido de Esperanza

Community-based programming that works with families from pregnancy through the child’s third birthday. Services include: one-on-one parent coaching, mommy + me weekly gatherings, reading corner, ESL...

(646) 368-1117   

Support for mothers impacted by the criminal legal system

Organization: Hour Children

Support services for mothers who have been incarcerated including food pantries, thrift shops, supportive housing, job training, educational opportunities, and programming for children and teens.

(718) 433-4724   

  • 36-11 12th Street Long Island City NY 11106

Service Category: Legal Food Housing Education

Support Groups for Gender-Expansive Children, Transgender Adolescents, Their Families & Communities

Organization: Ackerman Institute

The Gender & Family Project (GFP) of the Ackerman Institute offers a variety of support groups in addition to other services. There are groups for children 5-10 years old, for gender expansive and tra...

  • 938 Broadway New York NY 10010

Supportive Network for Caregivers for People with Special Healthcare Needs

Organization: Parent to Parent New York State

Parent to Parent of New York State builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navi...

1-800-405-8818   

  • 25 Beaver Street, Room 405 New York NY 10004

Service Category: Housing Education

Talkin’ It Out - Phone Chat for Older Adults

Organization: Search and Care

Older adults can "chat” confidentially by phone with a bilingual (Spanish/English) licensed Master’s Level Social Worker, to discuss issues and concerns outside of formal psychotherapy. Email SandC@se...

Temporary Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals

Organization: New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Temporary Assistance (TA) is temporary financial help for people who are unable to work, can’t find a job, or whose job does not pay enough. The two types of TA are Family Assistance and Safety Net As...

Service Category: Money

Tenants’ Rights Telephone Hotline: 212-979-0611

Organization: Met Council on Housing

Call the free Tenants' Rights Telephone Hotline at 212-979-0611 to ask questions about: Getting repairs from negligent landlords, getting adequate heat in the winter months, dealing with the threat of...

(212) 979-0611   

Service Category: Housing

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