Below are a list of facilities, phone numbers and websites for easy reference. These resources may give you the information and support you need to succeed at QCC and in life.

Please remember, the lists below will provide you with only some resources. If you would like to speak with a counselor or obtain more referrals, you can contact the Counseling Center at 718-631-6370 or and we will be happy to help you.


The Lifeline
CALL or TEXT 988
Provides free mental health support, peer support, crisis counseling and referrals via phone, text or chat 24/7/365 in more than 200 languages.

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Dial 988
Provide information, intervention skills and community resources for depression and suicide prevention.

Boys Town National Hotline (available to both men & women)
(800) 448-3000
Crisis hotline. Assists with issues related to depression, suicide, family issues, relationships and more.

NYC Emergency Food Hotline
(866) 888-8777
Assists with referrals for emergency food, food stamps, Medicaid, child care, homeless services, and more.

Department of Homeless Services Hotline
(800) 994-6494
Information on shelters & 24 hr drop in centers (which provide food, shower, medical services). Referrals for psychiatric/mental health care, and alcohol & drug treatment centers and more based on needs of the individual.

Safe Horizon Hotlines
- Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 621-HOPE (4673)
- Crime Victims Hotline: (866) 689-HELP (4357)
- Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline: (212) 227-3000
- TDD phone number for all hotlines: (866) 604-5350
Provides shelter, counseling services, safety planning, court/legal assistance and support groups.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals for victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families.


Adult Behavioral Health Crisis Center (Walk-in clinic)
75-59 263rd St. Glen Oaks (Main Entrance 76th Avenue and 266th Street)
Hours are 9 – 3 pm
The Adult Behavioral Health Crisis Center, part of Zucker Hillside Hospital’s Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Department, is a walk-in clinic that provides individuals with short-term psychiatric services and connects them to long-term care.

Inclusive therapists
Celebrating all identities and abilities in all bodies.Inclusive Therapists offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist. We center the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, the LGBTQIA2S+ community, people with disabilities, and we honor the full neurodiversity spectrum. We are a mental health justice movement pursuing equity and liberation through advocacy and activism.

Black Mental Health Alliance
Among other services, BMHA provides referrals to individuals seeking licensed culturally competent clinicians for behavioral and mental health treatment. BMHA provides meaningful, engaging and empowering monthly programming educating Black people on their ability to heal both individually and as a community. 

Latinx Therapy
Latinx Therapy is a bilingual podcast and national directory to find a Latinx Therapist (98% of directory are Spanish speakers). Latinx Therapy was founded with the mission to destigmatize mental health in the Latinx community. and strives to provides culturally grounded workshops and services to the community

Asian Mental Health Collective
It is the mission of the Asian Mental Health Collective to normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community. The Asian Mental Health Collective aspires to make mental health easily available, approachable, and accessible to Asian communities worldwide.

Active Minds
Information, videos and resources related to mental health.

Togetherall is a safe, anonymous, online peer community to support your mental health.  FREE to all CUNY students.

Anonymous self-assessment as well as articles and information pertaining to various mental health issues.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
(800) 662-4357
Provides referrals to individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues.

Sober Nation
(866) 317-7050
Assists with referrals for alcohol and substance abuse treatment for college students, adults, family members of students, case management, and in locating a rehabilitation/treatment center (i.e., inpatient, outpatient, faith-based, holistic, 12-step, non-12-step, etc.), and more.
Website provides free resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, along with a local AA meeting directory.

FreeRehabCenters is about providing the most complete list of free, low cost, sliding scale, and low income assisted rehab lists on the Internet. We scoured thousands of non profit organizations that provide alcohol, drugs, and other assistance with substance abuse rehabilitation.
Find local Narcotics Anonymous meetings and resources for various types of treatment including inpatient, outpatient and support groups 
Top 30 Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in New York & Free Treatment Resources
Review Detox, Inpatient & Outpatient Rehab Centers in New York

New York Detox Centers for Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Free mental health and substance abuse resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including resources/treatment, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment and a local treatment center directory.

Day One
(800) 214-4150
Assists teens (up to age 24) with free legal services, advocacy and counseling who are experiencing abuse in their relationships or homes.
Provides info. for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including info. on different types of therapy/recovery options, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment, and a local treatment center directory.
For a list of rehab centers, visit:

Legal Aid Society of NY
(212) 577-3300
Offers free legal advice and representation in criminal and civil areas (family & health law, homeless rights, housing issues, immigration status and public assistance).

LGBT National Help Center
(888) 843-4564Offers free and confidential services to callers of all ages about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!

The Ali Forney Center
(212) 222-3427
Services provided to LGBTQ youth including a drop-in center, mental health services, emergency housing, transitional living, employment services and more.

One Love Foundation
One Love Foundation is a national non-profit organization with the goal of ending relationship abuse. We empower young people with the tools and resources they need to see the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life-saving prevention education to their communities.

LGBT Network
The LGBT Network operates LGBT community centers throughout the expansive Long Island and Queens
region to reach and serve as many LGBT people and their families as possible.
718-514-2155 Astoria
631-665-2300 Hauppage
516-323-0011 BayShore
Email to

NYC Anti-Violence Project
We provide direct client services to LGBTQ & HIV-affected survivors of all forms of violence, including
hate violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, pick-up violence, and institutional violence in
all five boroughs of New York City.
116 Nassau Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10038
Hotline: 212-714-1141

Violence Intervention Program
Latina-led organization that provides healing, housing, and economic justice to thousands of survivors of
domestic and sexual violence in NYC each year.
Triborough Station PO Box 1161
New York 10035
HotLine: 800-664-5880

TransNewYork’ seeks to be acknowledge as the organization of choice for transgender, gender non-
conforming, and non-binary communities in the City of New York and the surrounding Metropolitan

NYS Office of Children Family Services
The Office of Children and Family Services is dedicated to treating all youth, regardless of sexual
orientation or gender identity and expression, with respect and dignity. Please find below links to
resources for LGBTQ youth.

The Gay Center
208 W 13 Street
New York, NY 10011

Day One
Noah Foster (legal)
P.O. Box 3220 Church Street Station, New York, NY 10008
General Contact: -566-8120
Helpline: 800.214.4150 Text Line: 646.535.DAY1 (3291)

The Trevor Project
PO Box 69232
West Hollywood, CA 90069
212-695-8650 Admin only
866-488-7386 Helpline

Safe Horizon
Victor Villacis, Senior Client Advocate
Family Justice Center
126-02 82nd Ave
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
T: 718-575-4546
F: 718-286-6040

PFY is a service and an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) young people through age 45. Our mission is to enhance the health and wellness of the LGBTQ community through education, supportive services and personal development in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties.
24/7 Crisis Hotline: (516) 679-1111
Nassau: (516) 679-9000
Suffolk: (631) 940-1964

Sanctuary for Families
Dedicated to the safety, healing and self-determination of victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence.

Tender Hearts
Tender Hearts is a community focused on the death of a person. In addition to general sessions, smaller loss-specific groups are provided.
DAVID KESSLER will compassionately guide you to...
Release the suffering
Let go of guilt, blame & the what-ifs
Understand your own grieving style
Witness and honor your own grief
Get unstuck
Create a path forward that honors your loved one
Support when and where you need it
$34.00 USD/ month

Free Suicide Loss Support Series
Remember With More Love Than Pain: A Support Series for People Who Have Lost a Loved One to Suicide

The Red Door
Wellness Groups for individuals diagnosed with cancer.
Family Groups for family members and friends who have been impacted by a loved one diagnosed with cancer .
Bereavement Groups for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one to cancer.
Membership is free.

Cancer Care
Offers a wide variety of supportive resources and clients can speak with a licensed oncology social worker.

Calvary Hospital
Offers on-line and in-person support groups that deal with bereavement. Open to the community so the client or their family does not have to necessarily receive care from Calvary Hospital in the past or present. Their support groups used to be free, but there is now a small fee to attend their short-term groups. Interested clients will need to schedule a consultation appointment first with their bereavement counselor so that they are referred to the appropriate group. 

Additional Material

LGBTQ and Addiction
Informational reading regarding the relationship between LGBTQ and substance addiction.

BIPOC Mental Health Guide
A review of the variables involved in addiction and the BIPOC community.


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Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.