Newark LGBTQ Community Center strives to create and sustain a place for LGBTQ+ people to feel safe and comfortable, to network and build relationships, to learn leadership and advocacy skills, and to enjoy social interactions in an affirming environment.
Address: 17 Academy St., Newark, NJ 07102
Website: www.pridecenter-nwk.org At its heart, PRIDE Center envisions a world where LGBTQ adults are empowered to respect and love themselves and their communities. We use holistic approaches to support LGBTQ adults in building a foundation of self-reliance, self-esteem, and self-confidence to promote individual and community based sustainability. Our services include:
Project WOW (web outreach works) utilizes online outlets and social media to cultivate peer to peer relationships amongst LBBTQ youth ages 14-24. Project WOW creates a safe and affirming space where LGBTQ youth can socialize, build community, develop leadership skills and access relevant sexual health, mental health and substance abuse services and education. Our services include:
Safe sex kits, PrEP as prevention, free rapid HIV testing
One-on-one counseling, substance use counseling
Transgender Hormone Therapy & Medical Care
Kiss & Tell Mpowerment groups
Help finding a shelter/Transitional housing
Address: 550 Broad St., Suite 610, Newark, NJ 07102
New Jersey provides free year-round programs and services for LGTBQ youth and allies ages 13-21 in New Jersey. HMI: New Jersey provides youth who are at-risk of harassment, abuse, neglect, homelessness and disconnection with a safe, supportive environment in which to grow and thrive.
Address: 877 Broad Street, Suite 211, Newark, NJ 07102
The African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) mission is to comprehensively serve as a resource for the well-being of Gay men of color, inclusive of, but not limited to the gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning communities through outreach, education and compassionate care. AAOGC is committed to delivering quality HIV/ AIDS services to the Gay community in the Greater Newark Area by providing an array of services focused on positively changing individual increased risk behavior. Our services include: