Resources

DISCLAIMER
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

EqualityMental Health121 Cedar Lane, Suite 2-DTeaneck, N.J. 07666201-207-1534
Specialties - Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety & OCD, Couples and Family Therapy, Children & Adolescents, Bereavement, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders & Body Image, Disability & Chronic Pain
www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/howard-craig-cutler-lcsw-ncpsya-teaneck-nj/348957




Anthony Dimitrion, LCSW

589 Franklin Turnpike, #5Ridgewood, N.J. 07450609-401-2983
Specialties: ODC & Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar Disorders, Sexual Health, Couples, and Family Therapy
Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, BCBS, Horizon BCBS, UnitedHealthcare
www.ridgewood-psychotherapy.com/






Susan Donnelly, LCSW

Ridgewood Therapy317 Godwin AvenueSecond FloorMidland Park, N.J. 07432201-447-0364
Specialties: Trauma, Domestic Violence, Couples, and Family therapy, Child/Adolescent Therapy, Anxiety & OCD, Bereavement

www.ridgewoodtherapy.com/



Mia Howard, LCSW

The Clinic of the New Jersey Institue121 Cedar Lane, Suite 3-ATeaneck, N.J. 07666347-439-8414
Specialties: Children & Adolescents, Trauma, Domestic Violence, Depression & Bi-Polar Disorders





Chris Warren-Dickins, LLB, MA, LPC

162 East Ridgewood Avenue, #4BRidgewood, N.J. 07450201-779-6917
Specialties: Trauma, OCD and anxiety, Domestic Violence, Chronic Pain and Disability Bereavement
www.exploretransform.com/




Dwight Panozzo, PhD, LCSW

60 Wierimus LaneWoodcliff Lake, N.J. 07677201-476-1816
Specialties: Depression & Bi-polar disorders, OCD & Anxiety, Children & Adolescents, Couples & Family
www.dwightpanozzophd.com/


Advocacy & Education

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

GLSEN
Supporting a students' right to a safe, supportive education and provides resources for teachers.
https://www.glsen.org/chapter/northern-new-jersey
info@glsen.org
110 William Street, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10038
212-727-0135

Make it Better for Youth
Focuses on building an Inclusive Curriculum, Anti-Bullying, Policy Lobbying, and Advocacy. Hosts a "Pink Prom."
https://makeitbetter4youth.org/
info@makeitbetter4youth.org

The Trevor Project
Provides training for adults that work with LGBTQ youth. Hosts suicide prevention and mental health hotline.
www.thetrevorproject.org
866-488-7386

Trans Affirming Alliance
partner with LGBTQ+ centers and projects to deliver services, within the centers and projects, for trans/gender diverse communities
http://www.transaffirmingalliance.org
info@transaffirmingalliance.org

Community Centers

Bayard Rustin Center For Social Justice
Community activist center educational enclave & safe-space for our LGBTQIA kids, our intersectional families & all others.
https://www.rustincenter.org/
rustincenter@gmail.com
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
https://www.prnvnacj.org/project-real/
projectrealap@gmail.com
805 4th Ave, Asbury park, NJ 07712
732-455-5516

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.
https://triversitycenter.org/
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
https://www.prnvnacj.org/vnacj-lgbtq-health-center/
1301 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-502-5130

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.
https://www.rwjbh.org/rwj-university-hospital-somerset/treatment-care/babs-siperstein-proud-center/
128 Rehill Ave Suite 1100, Somerville, NJ 08876
(855) 776-8334

Buddies of NJ, Inc
HIV testing, HIV/AIDS case management, Mental Health
https://www.njbuddies.org/
info@buddiesnj.org
Franklin A. Smith Resource Center, 149 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-489-2900

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

www.newjersey.jeffersonhealth.org/mydoc/haddonfield-primary-specialty-care-lgbtq-affirming-practice
80 Tanner St, Haddonfield, NJ
844-542-2273

Healthy Transitions LLC
Gender Affirmation
https://healthytransitionsllc.org/
50 Church St, Ste L4, Montclair, NJ 07042
908.647.1688

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

www.hyacinth.org
info@hyacinth.org
317 George St, New Brunswick, NJ
(732) 246-0204

IPG Institute for Personal Growth
LGBTQ Mental Health
Trans and GNC youth mental health

https://ipgcounseling.com/
235 9th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
800-379-9220

Prevention Resource Network
Harm Reduction, Prep and Pep, Rapid HIV testing
http://www.prnvnacj.org/prep-counseling/
816 Sunset Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-502-0934

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.
https://www.prnvnacj.org/project-real/
projectrealap@gmail.com
805 4th Ave, Asbury park, NJ 07712
732-455-5516

Housing

The Center
Housing for HIV/AIDS residents, meal distribution for HIV/AIDS clients, support services for HIV/AIDS clients.
https://www.thecenterinap.org
mail@thecenterinap.com
806 3rd Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-3416

Legal

Argentino Fiore Law and Advocacy
Provides legal assistance with Name Changes and Adoptions.
www.argentinolaw.com
info@argentinolaw.com
50 Church St, Ste 106, Montclair, NJ 07042
973-744-2980

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.
www.njoag.gov/about/divisions-and-offices/division-on-civil-rights-home/community-relations-unit/
communityrelations@njcivilrights.gov
31 Clinton Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102
973-648-2700

Political

New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus
Support and recruit LGBTQ candidates to run for office
www.njlgbtqdems.com
njlgbtdems@gmail.com

Publications

Gay Parent Magazine
LGBTQ Family Resources, Support Groups, LGBTQ Current Events
gayparentmag.com

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

Pride Parade
LGBTQ news, current events, arts, culture
prideparade.net

Social Services

180 Turning Lives Around
Domestic Violence Support
https://180nj.org/
info@180nj.org
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.
http://www.essexresourcenet.org/search/african-american-office-of-gay-concerns/
aaogcnewark@gmail.com
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.
nursinghomeabusecenter.com/resources/lgbt

Somerset County Advisory Board

Conducts public awareness and community outreach
https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/how-do-i/learn-about/boards-and-commissions
lgbtqboard@co.somerset.nj.us
Somerset County Board of County Commissioners, 20 Grove Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876-1262
908-231-7000

The Center
Housing for HIV/AIDS residents, meal distribution for HIV/AIDS clients, support services for HIV/AIDS clients, https://www.thecenterinap.org
mail@thecenterinap.com
806 3rd Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-3416

Religious & Spiritual Resources

The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County
687 Larch Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666
https://ethicalfocus.org
201.836.5187

Youth

Hetrick-Martin Institute: New Jersey
Provides resources for at-risk youth including counseling, case management, and group programming.
https://www.hminj.org/
info@hminj.org
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."
https://makeitbetter4youth.org/
info@makeitbetter4youth.org

Pflag of Bergen County
Meetings for LGBTQ Youth and resources for parents.
https://www.bergenpflag.com/
bergenpflag@gmail.com
(201) 503-4470