LGBTQ Health and Human Services Program

ASC Covid-19 Update: Harlem Offices Temporarily Closed

African Services Committee's offices in Harlem are closed in accordance with NYC and NYS guidelines. ASC staff will be working remotely during this time. Click here for more information and resources. For real-time New York City COVID-19 updates in English, text COVID to 692-692 or COVIDESP 692-692 for updates in Spanish and follow CDC guidelines at

African Services provides a safe, welcoming and supportive space to addresses the particular vulnerabilities experienced by recent LGBTQ immigrants and asylum seekers. In an affirming and culturally-appropriate manner, African Services’ “LGBTQ Health and Human Services Program” aims to eliminate disparities in health care access and wellness by addressing issues related to the key social determinants of health that impact LGBTQ immigrants and asylum seekers by providing:

  • Health and wellness education and training
  • Individual mental health counseling
  • Interventions that increase access to opportunities for employment
  • Bi-monthly peer support groups


For more information contact the LGBT Program Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 212-222-3882 X2148.