The resources listed below do not constitute an endorsement on behalf of BCLA or its members. The following organizations and persons are listed for information only.

Mental Health Resources

H. Craig Cutler, LCSW, NCPsy.A
Specialties - Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety & OCD, Couples and Family Therapy, Children & Adolescents, Bereavement, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders & Body Image, Disability & Chronic Pain
EqualityMental Health
121 Cedar Lane Suite 2-D
Teaneck, N.J. 07666

Anthony Dimitrion, LCSW
Specialties: ODC & Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Sexual Health, Couples, and Family Therapy
Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, BCBS, Horizon BCBS, UnitedHealthcare

589 Franklin Turnpike #5
Ridgewood, N.J. 07450

Susan Donnelly, LCSW
Specialties: Trauma, Domestic Violence, Couples, and Family therapy, Child/Adolescent Therapy, Anxiety & OCD, Bereavement
Ridgewood Therapy
317 Godwin Avenue, Second Floor
Midland Park, N.J. 07432

Mia Howard, LCSW
Specialties: Children & Adolescents, Trauma, Domestic Violence, Depression & Bi-Polar Disorders
The Clinic of the New Jersey Institute
121 Cedar Lane, Suite 3-A
Teaneck, N.J. 07666

Chris Warren-Dickins, LLB, MA, LPC
Specialties: Trauma, OCD and anxiety, Domestic Violence, Chronic Pain and Disability Bereavement
162 East Ridgewood Avenue, #4B
Ridgewood, N.J. 07450

Dwight Panozzo, PhD, LCSW
Specialties: Depression & Bi-polar disorders, OCD & Anxiety, Children & Adolescents, Couples & Family
60 Wierimus Lane
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. 07677

Dr. Stephen Oreski LCSW
Specialties: Marriage & Family Therapist
15 Farview Terrace, Suite 1, Paramus, NJ 07652

Advocacy & Education

Garden State Equality
Focuses on building an Inclusive Curriculum, Anti-Bullying, Policy Lobbying, and Advocacy
1408 Main Street, Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712
(973) 509-5428

Supporting a students' right to a safe, supportive education and provides resources for teachers.
110 William Street, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10038

Make it Better for Youth
Focuses on building an Inclusive Curriculum, Anti-Bullying, Policy Lobbying, and Advocacy. Hosts a "Pink Prom."

The Trevor Project
Provides training for adults that work with LGBTQ youth. Hosts suicide prevention and mental health hotline.

Trans Affirming Alliance
partner with LGBTQ+ centers and projects to deliver services, within the centers and projects, for trans/gender diverse communities

Community Centers

Bayard Rustin Center For Social Justice
Community activist center educational enclave & safe-space for our LGBTQIA kids, our intersectional families & all others.
21 Wiggins St, Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 273-1650

Project R.E.A.L.
Free social events that bring together the local young LGBTQ+ community helping build peer support
805 4th Ave, Asbury park, NJ 07712

TriVersity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity
Offers social, supportive and educational services focusing on the needs of LGBTQ adults, couples, teens, families, allies and the community at large.
201 West Harford Street (P.O. Box 1295), Milford, PA 18337
(570) 618-9638

Health & Wellness

Asbury's LGBTQ Health Center, VNA of Central Jersey
Primary Care, HIV/AIDS case management, STD Screenings/HIV Testing, Mental Health, Prep
1301 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Babs Siperstein PROUD Family Health Center/ RWJ LGBTQIA Health Program
Offers specialized primary care services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual. Part of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerset.
128 Rehill Ave Suite 1100, Somerville, NJ 08876
(855) 776-8334

Buddies of NJ, Inc
HIV testing, HIV/AIDS case management, Mental Health
Franklin A. Smith Resource Center, 149 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Haddonfield Primary and Specialty Care
An LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Practice
Behavioral Health, Infectious Disease, Nutrition, Diabetes, Primary Care
80 Tanner St, Haddonfield, NJ

Healthy Transitions LLC
Gender Affirmation
50 Church St, Ste L4, Montclair, NJ 07042

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
•stop the spread of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and Hepatitis C through education and prevention strategies
•provide wellness and behavioral health services
•meet the unique needs of the diverse HIV community (gay, bisexual, transgender, women, addicts) through safe and supportive programs
•address stigma, housing challenges, and barriers to care and treatment; and
•educate lawmakers and lobby for corrective/progressive legislation on HIV-related issues
317 George St, New Brunswick, NJ
(732) 246-0204

IPG Institute for Personal Growth
LGBTQ Mental Health
Trans and GNC youth mental health
235 9th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Prevention Resource Network
Harm Reduction, Prep and Pep, Rapid HIV testing
816 Sunset Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Project R.E.A.L.
Sexual health advocacy and also serves as a point of contact between the client and community resources such as housing, HIV and STD testing.
805 4th Ave, Asbury park, NJ 07712


The Center
Housing for HIV/AIDS residents, meal distribution for HIV/AIDS clients, support services for HIV/AIDS clients.
806 3rd Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712


Argentino Fiore Law and Advocacy
Provides legal assistance with Name Changes and Adoptions.
50 Church St, Ste 106, Montclair, NJ 07042

NJ Division of Civil Rights, Community Relations Unit
Proactively prevent acts of discrimination and bias-based harassment through education and inclusive community engagement and to work directly with impacted communities after civil rights incidents occur.
31 Clinton Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102


New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus
Support and recruit LGBTQ candidates to run for office


Gay Parent Magazine
LGBTQ Family Resources, Support Groups, LGBTQ Current Events

Out in Jersey
LGBTQ-related news and current events, with a focus on NJ.

Pride Parade
LGBTQ news, current events, arts, culture

Social Services

180 Turning Lives Around
Domestic Violence Support
Domestic Violence: Call (888) 843-9262
Sexual Violence: Call (888) 264-7273
Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Text (732) 977-2832
2NDFLOOR® Youth Helpline: Call or Text (888) 222-2228
Family Justice Center: Call (732) 264-4360 ext. 5000

African American Office of Gay Concerns
The AAOGC has proudly served the greater Newark area for over a decade with health programs & services developed to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by opening its doors daily for Free 15 min Rapid HIV testing, Free condoms, Free Sex Education, Free Support Groups, Free Peer Advocation, Free Sexual Health Related Resources & Information as well as a host of community outreach partnerships & collaborations.
877 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 639-0700

Essex County LGBTQ Advisory Board (info pending)
Info Pending

Family Equality Council (info pending)
Info Pending

GABLES of Cape May (info pending)
Info Pending

Nursing Home Abuse Center
Report LGBTQ abuese in Nursing homes.

Somerset County Advisory Board

Conducts public awareness and community outreach
Somerset County Board of County Commissioners, 20 Grove Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876-1262

The Center
Housing for HIV/AIDS residents, meal distribution for HIV/AIDS clients, support services for HIV/AIDS clients,
806 3rd Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Religious & Spiritual Resources

The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County
687 Larch Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666


Hetrick-Martin Institute: New Jersey
Provides resources for at-risk youth including counseling, case management, and group programming.
550 Broad St Suite 610, Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 722-5060

Make it Better for Youth
Focuses on building an Inclusive Curriculum, Anti-Bullying, Policy Lobbying, and Advocacy. Hosts a "Pink Prom."

Pflag of Bergen County
Meetings for LGBTQ Youth and resources for parents.
(201) 503-4470