HMI Services Are Free and Year-Round.
Positive Youth Development (PYD), harm reduction and trauma-informed care are the theoretical frameworks in which we ground our programming. Our programs and services are all designed to help young people reach their full potential.
High School Equivalency (HSE)
ARTS & CULTURE
Dance & Movement
Theatre & Drama
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Referrals to LGBTQIA+ Healthcare
Trans Youth Services
Individual, Group, and Family Counseling
(Email us if seeking counseling at email@example.com)
SERVICES FOR HOMELESS YOUTH
Housing Support & Case Management
Pantry (clothing, laundry services, shower facilities)
Individual Employment Counseling
BECOME A MEMBER
Be A Part Of The Legacy.
Becoming an HMI youth member is easy, and gives you a safe place to join other LGBTQIA+ youth in programs that will lift you up, help you learn, and let you express yourself.
Anyone ages 13-24 can become an HMI member.
You don’t have to be in school or have a permanent address. If you are in education, it doesn’t matter which school you attend. Programs and services are free and we are open 6 days a week, all year-round.
You are welcome here.
Our programs and services are designed with LGBTQIA+ youth in mind. LGBTQIA+ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex and Asexual. HMI is a safe space for all youth ages 13-24, regardless of sexual orientation or identity. No matter how you identify, you are welcome here. Come join us!
How to join HMI:
- Send an email or a text to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and phone number (if you have one) and we will contact you.
- We also offer walk-in intakes on a first-come, first-serve basis Monday-Friday from 4-7 pm. If you decide to do a walk-in instead of scheduling ahead of time, please arrive by 5:30 pm, since the latest intake appointment will be at 6 pm.
- If possible, bring a form of ID with your picture and proof of age.
HMI Resource Guides
Download the guides below for services available to HMI members and for resources outside of HMI that are available to youth ages 13-24 in New York City.
The Trevor Project Support Center: Articles, FAQs, and Help Guides on variety of topics including coming out, healthy relationships, gender identity, and more.
Directory of Services for LGBTQ Youth by State: Find local resources in your state in this handy guide from Lambda Legal.
It Gets Better Project: Videos, stories, and messages of hope for LGBTQ youth
CDC Resources for LGBTQ Youth: List of resources curated by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
YOUTH PROGRAMS CALENDAR
March 2020 Youth Calendar