Skip to Content

NYC Resources

Mental Health Resources

Free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.
1 (888) NYC-WELL
Spanish: 1-888-692-9355, press 3
Call 711 (Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing)
Text “WELL” to 65173
(Hotlines are open 24 hours a day; all calls are free and confidential)

Steve Fund Crisis Text Line
If you are a young person of color who is feeling stressed, depressed, or anxious, you can text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

Your online resource for college mental health.

10-Minute Mind
With the 10 Minute Mind, you can learn to manage your stress in only 10 short minutes a day.

CUNY Central
Links to mental health, substance abuse, and medical resources

The following resources may be contacted for help with more specific issues


Domestic Abuse

Sexual Assault

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

LGBTQ support services


  • Covenant House Provides emergency shelter, crisis care, counseling and clothing.
  • Ali Forney Center - Offers emergency and transitional housing, drop-in services, meals, support groups, counseling and medical services for LGBTQ homeless youth.
  • Sylvia’s Place at Metropolitan Community Church Provides social services for the homeless and the hungry, including people living with HIV/AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) youth.
  • Safe Horizon Streetwork Project Provides LGBT-affirming services for runaway and homeless youth, including emergency housing, food, clothing, showers, medical care, needle exchange and an HIV support group.
  • Trinity Place Shelter Transitional housing program for LGBTQ youth ages 18-24 in New York City.

Counseling Center

199 Chambers Street, Room S-343 New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8140

Office Hours:
8:30-7:00 from Monday through Thursday
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed