Resources and Hotlines


Below are a list of facilities, phone numbers and websites for easy reference. These resources may give you the information and support you need to succeed at QCC and in life.

Please remember, the lists below will provide you with only some resources. If you would like to speak with a counselor or obtain more referrals, you can visit the Counseling Center (Library 422, 718-631-6370) and we will be happy to help you.

Hotlines & Websites
(All hotlines are open 24 hrs/7 days a week)

ULifeline
Anonymous self-assessment as well as articles and information pertaining to various mental health issues.

Boys Town National Hotline (available to both men & women)
(800) 448-3000
Crisis hotline. Assists with issues related to depression, suicide, family issues, relationships and more.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255
(Veterans-Press "1")
Provide information, intervention skills and community resources for depression and suicide prevention.

NYC Well
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Text WELL to 65173
Provides free mental health support, peer support, crisis counseling and referrals via phone, text or chat 24/7/365 in more than 200 languages.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
(800) 662-4357 (English & Spanish)
Provides referrals to individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues.

NYC Emergency Food Hotline
(866) 888-8777 (English and Spanish)
Assists with referrals for emergency food, food stamps, Medicaid, child care, homeless services, and more.

Department of Homeless Services Hotline
(800) 994-6494 (English & Spanish)
Information on shelters & 24 hr drop in centers (which provide food, shower, medical services). Referrals for psychiatric/mental health care, and alcohol & drug treatment centers and more based on needs of the individual.

Safe Horizon Hotlines
- Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 621-HOPE (4673)
- Crime Victims Hotline: (866) 689-HELP (4357)
- Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline: (212) 227-3000
- TDD phone number for all hotlines: (866) 604-5350
Provides shelter, counseling services, safety planning, court/legal assistance and support groups.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals for victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families.

Day One
(800) 214-4150
Assists teens (up to age 24) with free legal services, advocacy and counseling who are experiencing abuse in their relationships or homes.

Legal Aid Society of NY
(212) 577-3300
Offers free legal advice and representation in criminal and civil areas (family & health law, homeless rights, housing issues, immigration status and public assistance).

GLBT National Health Center
(888) 843-4564
Hours: Monday through Friday from 4pm to midnight. Saturday from noon to 5pm.
Offers free and confidential services to callers of all ages about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.