MCCNY Homeless Youth Services
Since 2002, the Homeless Youth Services of Metropolitan Community Church of New York (MCCNY) has worked tirelessly to meet the unique needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender runaway and homeless youth of New York City. MCCNY's Homeless Youth Services includes a 6-bed emergency shelter housed in the church itself, and additional services such as food, clothing, mental health counseling, HIV prevention, and help with a variety of job and school needs.

Projects Currently in Need of Funding
       Help fund the entire project:
fund a change of name and gender marker on a runaway or homeless transgender youth's state ID
allow a youth to access a copy of their birth certificate in order to apply for jobs and benefits
buy a cot and linens for one overnight resident
pay for metrocards for 10 youth to attend job interviews and housing appointments
can provide an evening meal for 60 youth
cover the cost of one night of overnight services for 26 LGBTQ runaway and homeless youth
1 year of funding for a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor to coordinate drug rehabilitation programming for HYS youth
fund two months of case management services to help LGBTQ runaway and homeless youth move towards long-term self-sufficiency
1 year of health insurance for a Homeless Youth Services staff member
1 year of funding for a drop-in security guard to protect youth within the HYS space
       ... or donate an optional amount:

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