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					                Resources for New York State
       Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Seniors
New York City Area
The Staten Island Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual &     (click on programs, senior services,
Trangender (LGBT) Center                                senior centers)
An initiative of Community Health Action of Staten      SAGE Queens is a clubhouse program of the
Island                                                  Queens Community House with classes, discussion
Marianne Brennick, Associate Director of LGBT           groups, and other activities for LGBT older adults.
25 Victory Blvd. 3rd Flr. Staten Island, N.Y. 10301
(718) 808 – 1360; (718) 808-1351                          Long Island
The Staten Island LGBT Center provides lesbian, gay,    SAGE - Long Island
bisexual and transgender individuals and their family   Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
members with direct local access to culturally          David Kilmnick, PhD, MSW, Executive Director
competent, gay-oriented, LGBT-friendly services,        Kerry O’Neil, MSW, Director of Programs
programs, events and activities that promote their      LI GLBT Community Center 631.665.2300
overall physical, mental and emotional health and       34 Park Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706
                                                        SAGE - Long Island, part of the LI GLBT Services
GRIOT Circle                                            Network, serves LGBT seniors in Long Island, New
Glen Francis, Executive Director                        York with heath and wellness programming, support,
25 Flatbush Ave. 5th Flr Brooklyn, NY 11217             advocacy, and educational services.
Griot Circle is an intergenerational and culturally
diverse community based organization serving older      Hudson Valley Area
LGBT persons, especially Elders of Color.
                                                        The LOFT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
The LGBT Community Center                               Transgender Community Center
208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011                Scott S. Havelka, Director of Programs & Services
212.620.7310                          252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605
The largest LGBT multi-service organization on the      914-948-2932
East Coast and second largest LGBT center in the (click on programs; Senior
world, the center provides social services, public      Silver Connections)
policy, educational and cultural/recreational 
programs.                                               Services of the center include a Silver Connections,
                                                        a Senior Outreach Program which provides social,
SAGE Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders              recreational, and cultural activities for LGBT seniors
Tom Weber, Director of Community Services               55 years and older.
305 Seventh Avenue, 6th Floor                           Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center
New York, NY 10001                                      Vanessa Shelmandine, Coordinator of Programs &                                         Services,
SAGE is the world’s oldest & largest organization       PO Box 3994
working to meet the needs of aging GLBT persons         300 Wall Street, Kingston, New York 12402
with direct services, education, and advocacy.          845-331-5300
SAGE/ Queens                                            A safe place where all lesbian, gay, bisexual,
John Nagel, Director, 718-533-6459                      transgender and queer people can gather talk, share                                       concerns and create solutions. There is a SAGE of
74-09 37th Avenue, Room 409                             the Hudson Valley Program and they are part of the
Jackson Heights, NY 11372                               SAGE Net.

                                                                                         Revised May 2009
                Resources for New York State
       Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Seniors

Capital Area                                          Western New York
Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community              Pride Center of Western New York
Council                                               18 Trinity Place, Buffalo, NY 14201
Nora Yates, Executive Director                        (716) 852-PRIDE (7743)                                     The Pride Center works to make Western New
P.O. Box 131                                          York a safe, healthy and satisfying place for lesbians,
Albany, New York 12201                                gay men, bisexuals and transgender people to live,
518-462-6138                                          work and establish their families. There is a SAGE                                        Program at the Pride Center.
An organization devoted to serving the Capital
District’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trangendered    Rainbow Seniors of Western New York
community. Located in Albany, the Council has been    Marilyn Mitchell, President
serving the Capital District for over thirty years.   121 N Fitzhugh St., Rochester, NY 14614
                                                      (585) 325-1640
Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation        
LGBT Health and Human Services Ntwk                   Rainbow Seniors of Western New York provides
Kimberly Eisen, Network Coordinator                   services that promote quality living and address                                specific life issues affecting the general welfare of
One Commerce Plaza,                                   older gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, and
99 Washington Ave, # 805, Albany, NY 12260            intersex (GLBTI) individuals.
The Network is a group of nonprofit LGBT
organizations that provides non-HIV related health
and wellness services to LGBT New Yorkers,
including youth, seniors, people of color, and

Central New York
Kim Dill, Executive Director
Carrie Elliott, Program Coordinator
PO Box 6271, Syracuse NY 13217
Street Address: 501 James St., Syracuse
SAGE/Upstate serves LGBT seniors citizens in
Central New York with heath and wellness
programming, support, advocacy, and educational

                                                                                        Revised May 2009