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MCCNY Charities is a comprehensive social service provider, working within and beyond the LGBTQI community. An independent 501(c)(3) organization, MCCNY Charities furthers the mission of MCCNY to bring the world to right and just relationship. All services are provided at 446 West 36th Street, unless otherwise noted.

For more information about a specific program, or how donate or to volunteer, please contact MCCNY Charities at (212) 629-7440 x 227.

Open 365 days a year, MCCNY Homeless Youth Services has helps thousands of LGBTQI runaway and homeless youth aged 18-24 to continue their work towards stability by providing them with crisis shelter, case management, social work, psychiatric, health care and job training services. The MCCNY Homeless Youth Services Mental Health Services Program is a critical resource for LGBTQI runaway and homeless youth who have experienced trauma or mental illness.

For more information about MCCNY Homeless Youth Services and the Mental Health Services Program call (212) 629-7440 x 226.


The Sylvia Rivera Food Pantry meets the nutritional needs of a diverse group of low-income, working poor and HIV+ individuals and families in an environment of respect and confidentiality. Client-Choice Pantry Distribution (open to all): Thursday 9am-10am. Snack Bag Distribution (open to all): Tuesday-Friday 2pm-3pm. PLWHA Pantry (M11Q required): Tuesday-Friday 2pm-3pm. Community Dinner (open to all): final Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm.


A monthly free dinner and skills-building workshop for members of the transgender community, this intergenerational program is a safe space for community building, mentorship and international collaboration between trans communities. Meets the final Thursday of the month, September-May at 7pm.

Through a partnership with First Care of New York, Inc., Queer Elder Spirit offers training and job placement for members of the LGBTQI community to serve as home care and personal care attendants to LGBTQI elders. Queer Elder Spirit staff match these skilled providers with LGBTQI elders in need of home care.

Free and confidential rapid HIV testing available five days a week. Call first to verify HIV rapid tester availability.

ESAP helps New Yorkers stay safe by providing up to 10 free syringes per day to adults age 18+. Walk-in hours: Wednesdays & Fridays 1pm-2pm.