Find yourself
  with JQY

Drop by our Drop-in Center

JQY is proud to have launched New
York's first and only LGBTQ Jewish drop-in center!

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Support JQY

Be it through donating your time,
expertise, money, space, or resources, your contribution can make a
huge difference in the life of someone who needs it most. 

Make a Difference

Support Programming

Are you looking for support? Connect
with us online through our email listserve and secret Facebook groups,
or in-person at our monthly meetings, community events, and more!

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Upcoming JQY Events

New events are happening all the time!
Check out our calendar to find out more! 

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Get Immediate help

If you are thinking about suicide, harming yourself, or fear for your physical safety, you need immediate help. Please reach out to one of these resources, available 24/7.

Trevor Project:
866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline:
877-565-8860
LifeNet (NYC):
800-543-3638
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-8255
Call 911
or visit the nearest emergency room

 

If this is not an emergency, see our Join+Contact page or call the JQY Warm Line at 551-JQY-HOPE (551-579-4673), and one of our licensed mental health professionals will follow up during business hours.

Our Mission

JQY (Jewish Queer Youth) is a nonprofit organization supporting and empowering LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community. JQY fights to ensure the emotional and physical health and safety of these individuals, with a special focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Our goal is for all these individuals to know: You are a valued member of the Jewish community and you are not alone.

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