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Local Resources


Here you will find a comprehensive list of local resources that offer services for the LGTBQ/MSM community. If you know of a local resource that offers information or services to the LGTBQ/MSM community and would like to be included on our website please email us.

 

 

Community Building


Binghamton Pride Coalition


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Health Services



Southern Tier AIDS Program
The Southern Tier AIDS Program provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York. Founded in 1984 as a local responsive to the HIV epidemic, Southern Tier AIDS program provides effective and innovative HIV and HCV prevention education and outreach services to individuals and communities and comprehensive and caring services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Serving eight counties from four office locations, all our services are free and confidential.

Locations:

122 Baldwin Street, Johnson CIty, New York 13790
Hotline: (800) 333-0892
Phone: 607-798-1706

451 E. Main Street, Elmira, New York 14901
Hotline: (888) 564-5693
Phone: 737-4081

501 South Meadow Street, Ithaca, New York 14850
Hotline: (800) 206-2870
Phone: (607) 272-4098

31 Main Street, Oneonta, New York 13820
Hotline: (888) 895-7264
Phone: (607) 432-6654

Website: www.stapinc.org



Broome County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program
122 Baldwin Street, Johnson City, New York 13790
Hotline: (800) 333-0892

Tompkins County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program
501 South Meadow Street, Ithaca, New York 14850
Hotline: (888) 206 - 2870

Broome County Health Department
225 Front Street, Binghamton, New York 13905-3939
Phone:(607) 778-3930
For HIV testing: www.gobroomecounty.com/hd

Broome County Mental Health
231 State Street Binghamton, New York 13901
Phone: (607) 778-1152

Emergency Mental Health
10-42 Mitchell Avenue, Binghamton, New York 13903-1617
Phone: (607) 762-2302 of (800) 451-0560

United Health Services: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
27 Park Avenue, Binghamton, New York 13903-1605
Hotline: (607) 762-2257

Broome County Domestic Violence Hotline
SOS Shelter, Inc.
Phone: (607) 654-4340
Website: http://www.sosshelter.org/

Tompkins County Task Force for Battered Women
Phone: 277-5000


Support



PFLAG
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Monthly support group for parents, friends, and allies of the LGTBQ community.

Contact: Karen Erdman
Phone: (607) 748-3984
Website: www.pflag.org

Southern Tier Gender Alliance
Our group is very diversified. We are first and foremost a Transgender group, all members of the Transgender community are treated equally and with respect. Those of who have S/O’s (Significant Others) value their support and involvement in the group. We respect and welcome as members supporters and allies, without regard to sexual orientation.

HIV Positive Support Group
For those who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Groups are the 1st Thursday of the month at 5pm.
Wilson Hospital
Picciano Building, 4th Floor, Room #2

Contact: Betty Pomeroy
Phone: (607) 763-6003
Office: (607) 798-1706

Dragon Slayers
Hepatitis C and Co-Infecaitn Support Group. Meetings are 6pm-7pm on Alternate Tuesdays.

Trinity Memorial Church
44 Main Street, Binghamton, 13905-3181
Contact: Saleem Diaz
Phone: (607) 798-1706

A New Hope Center
Small, rural domestic violence shelter in Owego, they provide non-residential services. Including counseling and advocasy for domestic violence and rape victims.

20 Church Street, Owego, New York 13827-1624
Phone: (607) 687-6866
Fax: (607) 687- 6119
Website: http://www.anewhopecenter.org/

 

 

News/Magazines

Diversity Rules Magazine
Website: www.diversity-rules.com

 

Bars and Entertainment



Merlin’s Dance Club
Binghamton’s hottest nightclub, catering primarily to the gay and lesbian community. Open 7 days a week.

201 State Street, Binghamton, New York 13901
Phone: (607) 722-1022
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/merlinsgaydanceclub
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=70260247556


Squiggy’s Bar
34 Chenango Street, Binghamton 13901-2902
Phone: (607) 722-2299

Chill
200 W. 5th Street, Elmira, New York 14901
Phone:(607) 732-1414
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/clubchill
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=50940189721
Website: http://www.chillwitme.com/

 
College Resources


Rainbow Pride Union or Binghamton University
The Rainbow Pride Union of BInghamton University is an S.A. charted student organization of SUNY Binghamton, New York. This website strives to reflect the safe place we have created for all members of our community on the SUNY Binghamton campus and the surrounding areas.

Website: http://www.binghamtonrpu.com/viewpage.php?page_id=3


Cornell Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center
Our mission is to coordinate the efforts of the entire Cornell University community to ensure the inclusion of all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people, and to eliminate heterosexism and gender identity oppression. The Resource Center affirms lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender identities and lives, and provides education, outreach, programming, program support, consultation, community development, visibility, and advocacy.

Website: http://lgbtrc.cornell.edu//


HAVEN
HAVEN is an organization of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Allied student leaders focusing on social support and community education at Cornell University. HAVEN sees to enrich Cornell University by supporting its diverse array of sexual and gender identities and expressions. Through education, outreach, and service, we promote understanding and the development of inclusive communities.

Website: http://haven.dos.cornell.edu/


Ithaca College Center for LGTBQ Education, Outreach and Services
The Center for LGTB Education, Outreach and Services actively fosters the academic success and personal growth of LGTB students, and offers college wide services to enhance the campus community’s understanding and appreciation of LGBT people and themes.


Families


Pride and Joy Families
Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project.Dedicated to helping LGBT people build and strengthen their families.
Phone: (607) 724-4308
Website: http://www.prideandjoyfamilies.org/


Religion and Spirituality

Metropolitan Community Church
The mission of MCC BInghamton Congregation is to provide a welcoming and affirming spiritual home to all of God’s Children across sexuality and gender identity through social justice activity, community building, and bible study so that we know our divine worth, deepen our relationship to serif, other, and God, and share our peace with the world.

83 Main Street, Binghamton, New York 13905-2810
Services: Sunday’s 10:30am
Phone: (607) 232-0463
Website: http://www.mccbinghamton.org/


Unitarian Universalist Congregation
LGBTQ Welcoming Congregation
182 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, New York 13905
Services: Sunday’s 9:15am - 11:00am
Phone: (607) 729-1641
Fax: (607) 729-1899
Email: office@uubinghamton.org

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=31877582343
Website: http://uubinghamton.org/interfaith.html



Centenary-Chenango Street United Methodist Church
LGTBQ Welcoming congregation. Reverend Gary E. Doupe
Christian Education: Sundays 9:30am
Worship: Sundays 10:30am
Phone: (607) 724-3546


Christ the King Lutheran
LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
499 Laza Drive, Vestal, New York 13850
Services: Sunday 9:00am-11:15am
Phone: (607) 729-2688


First United Methodist Church of Endicott
Pastor Susan Davis
LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
53 McKinley Ave. Endicott, New York 13760
Services: Sundays 9:45am
Phone: (607) 748-7434


Tabernacle United Methodist Church
Pastor Stephen Heiss, LGTBQ Welcoming congreations and offers LGTBQ Christian Worship on the first Sunday of each Month.
83 Mains Street, BInghamton, New York 13905
LGTBQ Christian Services: 1st Sunday of each month 7:00pm
Regular Services: Sundays 10:30am
Phone: (607) 723-8983

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TabernacleUMCBinghamton


Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church
LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
Corner of Oak and Main Street, BInghamton, New York 13905
Services: Sundays 10:00am
Phone: (607) 723-3593


Temple Concord Reform

LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
9 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, New York 13905
Services: Fridays 8:15pm
Phone: (607) 723-7355