STIs and Safe Sex
Facts of Life Line – 1-800-711-9848
Provides answers to any questions about sex and sexual health.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline – 212.427.5120
Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) Hotline – 212.807.6655
Monday -Friday 2pm -6pm
NY State AIDS Hotline – 800.872.2777
Answers questions about AIDS and HIV, provides referrals for free anonymous HIV testing sites, and offers other AIDS related services.
CDC National STD Hotline – 800.227.8922
Referrals to low-cost clinics and information on STDs/HIV.
Planned Parenthood – 212.965.7000
Sliding scale medical center that offers general reproductive health care services, including counseling; centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.
Anonymous HIV testing sites run by the Dept. of Health. Many of these locations also offer free and confidential STD services. Hours may vary.
Offers a support group, crisis intervention, and counseling for people infected with and affected by AIDS.
Iris House – 212.423.9049
Provides a wide array of services to women infected with HIV/AIDS.
Beth Israel Medical Center’s AIDS Services – 212.420.2326
Provides support services to women who are living with HIV/AIDS or who are at risk of HIV transmission by engaging in high-risk behaviors. Sponsors harm-reduction programs with women who are actively using alcohol or other drugs, or with a history of substance use. Services include meetings with licensed social workers for individual and/or group counseling sessions. All services are free of charge.
Harlem United Community AIDS Center – 212.803.2850
Offers primary care, adult healthcare, healthcare for the homeless, case management, counseling and dental care. Specific focus on people living with or heavily influenced by AIDS.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center – 212.271.7200
New York City’s only primary health care center dedicated to meeting the health needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and people living with HIV/AIDS.
Scarleteen (Sex Ed for the Real World)
Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website. Founded in 1998, Scarleteen.com is visited by around three-quarters of a million diverse people each month worldwide, most between the ages of 15 and 25. It is the highest-ranked website for sex education and sexuality advice online and has held that rank through most of its tenure. Scarleteen provides online content, interactive services, referrals, offline outreach and training, as well as mentorship guidance.
(Sex education website and magazine by teens and for teen). Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! Sex, Etc. is part of the Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project developed by Answer, a national organization dedicated to providing and promoting comprehensive sexuality education to young people and the adults in their lives.
Bedsider.org (Bedsider) is a free support network for birth control for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Launched in beta form in 2010, our goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively.
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