Teen Resources

The Dome Project

Offers programs for youth in juvenile justice (preventing reincarceration), academic tutoring and college prep programs. 486 Amsterdam Avenue (212) 724-1780

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

NYC’s only primary health care center dedicated to meeting health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and people living with HIV/AIDS. (212) 271-7200

The Door

offers young people ages 12-21 primary health care, prenatal care and health education, mental health counseling, legal help, GED, ESL, computer classes, tutoring and homework help, college preparation, career help and training, job placement, daily meals, arts, sports and recreation activities. (212) 941-9090

Hetrick-Martin Institute

creates a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth between the ages of 12 and 21 and their families. Offers a comprehensive packages of direct services and referrals. (212) 674-2400

NYC Youthline

a 24-hour free confidential phone service for youth, their families, and concerned service providers. Offers resource directory and referrals to thousands of youth programs, social services and other community resources in local neighborhoods. Fully accessible to people who are hard of hearing or who speak any one of 152 different languages. (800)246-4646

Planned Parenthood Federation

provides quality reproductive health care in a safe, supportive environment.

Inwood House

a leader in teen pregnancy prevention programs, youth development and family support services. Also provides a residence for pregnant and parenting teens in foster care and a Teen Parent Services Center in the Bronx. Serves ages 13-21. (212) 861-4400

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

provides confidential, comprehensive medical, mental health, family planning, and health education services to young people between the ages of 10-21. (212) 432-3000

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Community Services for Children and Families

offers medical care, GED classes, assistance with entitlements and housing. Serves ages 12-18.

Union Settlement Association

Offers the East Harlem Teen Health Project, which provides comprehensive age-appropriate, and culturally sensitive sexual health education to area teens. Conducts parent workshops, financial literacy courses,  health living courses and college trips.

Washington Community Center, 1175 Third Avenue at 98th Street



Effective Alternative in Reconciliation Services (EARS)

Teens improve their job preparedness skills, self-esteem and confidence by teaching workshops on conflict resolution, teen dating violence prevention, life skills for foster care teens, peer pressure, and other topics to other young people citywide. (718) 654-4931

Narco Freedom

Alternatives is an outpatient drug abuse program for teens. Bronx (718) 402-9000, Brooklyn (718) 246-5840, Queens (718) 786-9609.
Regenerations is a residential treatment center for women over 18 with children under 9 years old. Bronx (718) 993-2772.


Outpatient and residential services for teen drug abuse. Offers individual, group and family therapy.
Outpatient (631) 351-7112 or (631) 351-7113
Residential (845) 876-4275