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 contact the Counseling Center at 718-631-6370 or Counseling@qcc.cuny.edu and we will be happy to help you.

HOTLINES

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.

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

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.

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

Department of Homeless Services Hotline
(800) 994-6494
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.

REFERRAL RESOURCES

Inclusive therapists
Celebrating all identities and abilities in all bodies.Inclusive Therapists offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist. We center the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, the LGBTQIA2S+ community, people with disabilities, and we honor the full neurodiversity spectrum. We are a mental health justice movement pursuing equity and liberation through advocacy and activism.

Black Mental Health Alliance
Among other services, BMHA provides referrals to individuals seeking licensed culturally competent clinicians for behavioral and mental health treatment. BMHA provides meaningful, engaging and empowering monthly programming educating Black people on their ability to heal both individually and as a community. 

Latinx Therapy
Latinx Therapy.  is a bilingual podcast and national directory to find a Latinx Therapist (98% of directory are Spanish speakers). Latinx Therapy was founded with the mission to destigmatize mental health in the Latinx community. and strives to provides culturally grounded workshops and services to the community

Asian Mental Health Collective
It is the mission of the Asian Mental Health Collective to normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community. The Asian Mental Health Collective aspires to make mental health easily available, approachable, and accessible to Asian communities worldwide.

Active Minds
Information, videos and resources related to mental health.

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

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

Sober Nation
(866) 317-7050
Assists with referrals for alcohol and substance abuse treatment for college students, adults, family members of students, case management, and in locating a rehabilitation/treatment center (i.e., inpatient, outpatient, faith-based, holistic, 12-step, non-12-step, etc.), and more.

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
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!

The Ali Forney Center
(212) 222-3427
Services provided to LGBTQ youth including a drop-in center, mental health services, emergency housing, transitional living, employment services and more.

Free and Low Cost Apps that promote Stress Reduction, Alleviate Anxiety, and Promote Mood Stability

  • Breathe2Relax
  • Pacifica
  • GPS for the Soul
  • Stress Doctor
  • Headspace
  • Personal Zen
  • My Mood Tracker
  • Squeeze and Shake
  • Stop, Breathe & Think
  • Calm
  • Happify
  • Mindshift
  • Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM)
  • Colorfy
  • 7 Cups
  • Digipill
  • This Way Up (Stress Management App)

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses 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.