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Food Pantries Resources May 2020

Thanks to Brooklyn Community Foundation, Translatinx Network’s food pantry assistance is now open to clients

Below is more information on various NYC Pantries. If you need assistance with accessing our pantry or any of our partner resources, call us or email us at

Food Pantries in NYC- All will take anyone with a municipal ID, however, if a person has no ID or foreign ID the following will accept those with no form of ID. However, these pantries are first come first serve.

Despensas de alimentos en Nueva York: todos llevarán a cualquier persona con identificación municipal, sin embargo, si una persona no tiene identificación o identificación extranjera, los siguientes aceptarán a aquellos que no tienen identificación, sin embargo, estas son las despensas que se otorgan por orden de llegada.

Sylvia Rivera Food Pantry is offering grocery delivery to those who are unable to leave their house due to COVID-19

The Sylvia Rivera Food Pantry at 446 West 36th Street is offering a grocery delivery service for people who are unable to leave their house due to COVID-19. Grocery delivery is offered on a case to case basis to the unemployed, LGBTQI+ POC, students, freelance, senior citizens on a limited income, and other marginalized groups. For more information please contact Sergio Mota at or call 212-629-7440

Bethel House of Yahweh Food Provider


Saturday 7:30 am-9:30am

Abraham House Food Provider


Saturday 6:30am-7:30am

Cabrini Immigrant Services Food Provider


Tuesdays: 9:30am-12:30pm

AIDS Center of Queens County Food Provider II


Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 am- 10:00 am *no ID required*

Also This place just called me back and they also do not require an ID:

Bethany Pantry Food Provider


Saturday: 9:00 am- 10:00 am *only on the third Saturday of the month this Saturday March 21st it will be operating*

Translatinx Network partners with many fellow organizations to provide the transgender and non-conforming community with quality resources. Below, please see a list of some of our community partners. For more information, please contact us.

Selected community resources


208 W 13 St, New York, NY 10011 | 646-556-9300 |


307 W 38th St, New York , NY 10018 | 212-367-1000 |


3763C 83 St, # 1B, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 | 718-593-4528 |

Legal Services


40 Rector St 9th Fl., New York, NY 10006 | 646-602-5617 |

New York City Commission on Human Rights

311 or (718) 722-3131 | For locations

Resources for Immigrants

Immigration Equality

In a legal emergency, call (212) 714-2904 |

New York Immigration Coalition

131 W. 33rd Street, Suite 610 (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), New York, NY 10001 | Tel:  212-627-2227 | Fax:  212-627-9314 |

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215-241-7000 |

Medical Services

AHF Healthcare Center

475 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY 11217 | Tel – 718-369-4850 |

AHF Wellness Center

Free STD Clinic and Treatment | Tuesday & Wednesday | 5:00pm – 8:00pm


400 Broadway, New York, NY 10013 | 212-334-7940 |


280 Henry St # A, New York, NY 10002 | 212-227-8401 |

Nathalia Fonseca, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD/BE

275 7th Avenue, Suite 735, New York NY 10001 | (347) 449-9465 | |

Mental Health Services

Nicole Avallone, LCSW 

Psychotherapist, LGBTQ Cultural Competency Trainer and Educator |26 Court St, Suite 602, Brooklyn, NY 11242

Talking about sexuality or gender identity can lead to anxiety, frustration, even shame. Things may be “getting better,” but it’s often a long, winding path. As a harm reductionist, I also offer support around alcohol and drug use. Considering change, or working toward non-use? You’ve come to the right place.

Nicole Sanchez, LCSW

Bilingual (Spanish, English) | (646) 504-6360 |

Trabajo con gente que habla Español o Inglés, de varias edades y culturas. Tengo diez años de experiencia trabajando con la comunidad LGBTQ.  He recibido entrenamiento psicoterapéutico guiado por profesionales LGBTQ en varias organizaciones LGBTQ.  Tengo una licenciatura en estudios de género que aumenta mi práctica con la comunidad trans.

I work with individuals in English and Spanish of varying cultures. I have ten years of Social Work experience working with the LGBTQ community.  I have had clinical training from knowledgable LGBTQ professionals in various LGBTQ organizations