LGBTQ Center

Resources

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  • On Campus

    Decker Student Health Services Center
    A primary care facility for all registered students at Binghamton University that delivers the same type of care you would expect to get from your primary care physician back home. Also provide confidential rapid HIV testing. 

    Location: Decker Building
    Phone: 607-777-2221
    Fax: 607-777-2881
    Email: health.services@binghamton.edu
    Website: www.binghamton.edu/health

    University Counseling Center
    The University Counseling Center provides comprehensive clinical and referral services to Binghamton University’s undergraduate and graduate students.

    Location: Old O'Connor-264
    Phone: 607-777-2772
    Website: www.binghamton.edu/counseling

    High Hopes Helpline
    A student run helpline for those who are feeling stressed, worried, or lonely and could use someone to talk to. Available every night during the Fall and Spring semesters from 8-11 pm.
    Helpline: 607-777-4357

    Interpersonal Violence Resources
    There are an array of resources and information available for students about understanding interpersonal violence and the many options that are available to victims/survivors for support on and off campus. Follow the web link for full list of resources.

    Website: https://www.binghamton.edu/ivp/support-services/resources.html

    Deans Office
    The Dean of Students Case Management Team provides consultation, assessment, referral, and education for students experiencing a range of issues including, illness, death in the family, financial difficulties, academic trouble, and other personal emergencies.

    Location: University Union West - 205
    Phone: 607-777-2804
    Email: dos@binghamton.edu

    University Omudsman
    The Office of the Ombudsman is a safe place to voice your concerns, evaluate your situation, organize your thoughts and identify your options when dealing with a problem or concern. The office operates with strict confidentiality and keeps no records identifying visitors. It can be a good first step if you don't know where else to turn or how to proceed.

    Main campus
    Office: Library South Ground-528
    Phone:  607-777-2388

    University Downtown Center Office: UDC-421
    Hours: 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays
    Phone: 607-777-2388

    Website: www.binghamton.edu/ombudsman

    Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development
    The Fleishman Center has been awarded SILVER certification through OUT for Work's Career Center Certification Program. They have a thorough understanding of the complications LGBTQ students may face when looking for internships or jobs after college and resources to help.

    Location: University Union 133
    Phone: (607) 777-2400
    Email: careers@binghamton.edu
    Website: www.binghamton.edu/ccpd/students/lgbtiq 

    Pride and Joy Families/ Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project
    The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project is dedicated to helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) people in upstate NY achieve their goals of building and sustaining healthy families. We do this by providing support, advocacy, information, and access to community as well as sensitive health care and services.
    To learn more about what we do , please check our services , resources and events.

    Location: LN 2408
    Phone: (607) 777-3717
    Email: prideandjoyfamilies@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.binghamton.edu/prideandjoyfamilies/index.html

    Office of International Programs - Study Abroad

    At Binghamton, all students are encouraged to become world wise and take advantage of the many study abroad programs offered through the university. For LGBTQIAP students, living abroad for an extended period may take some extra thought. The Office of International Programs has an excellent resource page to support students as they explore study abroad options: LGBTQAIP Students Abroad

  • Off Campus

    Health Care

    Family Planning of South Central New York, Inc.
    The mission is to advocate and provide individuals, families and organizations in the region with information, education and health care services pertaining to human sexuality and reproductive health in a private and confidential manner, respectful of all beliefs, supporting individual freedom of choice and responsibility.

    117 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
    Phone: 607-723-8306
    Website: www.fpscny.org

    Southern Tier AIDS Program
    The Southern Tier AIDS Program provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York and is home to the Identity Program which serves LGBTQ youth (13-25).

    122 Baldwin Street, Johnson City, New York 13790
    Hotline: (800) 333-0892
    Phone: 607-798-1706
    Website: www.stapinc.org

    Susquehanna Family Practice and Gender Wellness Center
    The Gender Wellness Center at Susquehanna Family Practice offers services tailored to meet the needs of gender nonconforming patients. The caring and professional staff has advanced training in providing health and psychological services to the transgender community. Providers follow the Standards of Care from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.

    FoxCare Center, Suite 103
    5432 State Highway 7
    Oneonta, NY 13820
    Phone: (607) 431-5757(voice)
    Website: http://www.bassett.org/medical/locations/regional-health-centers/susquehanna-family-practice/

    Support

    Southern Tier AIDS Program
    The Southern Tier AIDS Program provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York and is home to the Identity Program which serves LGBTQ youth (13-25).

    Locations:
    STAP
    122 Baldwin Street, Johnson City, New York 13790
    Hotline: (800) 333-0892
    Phone: 607-798-1706
    Website: www.stapinc.org

    Identity Center (ages 13-25)
    206 State St., Binghamton, New York 13901
    Phone: 607-651-9120 
    Website: www.idyouth.org

    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.

    Website: http://transgenderalliance.ning.com

    HIV Positive Support Group

    For those who are infected or 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

    Entertainment

    Lost Dog Cafe
    222 Water Street Binghamton, NY 13901
    (607) 771-6063
    Website: http://www.lostdogcafe.net/

    Tranquil Bar/Bistro
    36 Pine St, Binghamton NY 13901
    (607) 723-0495
    Website: http://www.tranquilbarbistro.com/binghamton/

    Religion and Spirituality

    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
    438 Chenango Street, Binghamton, New York 13901
    Christian Education: Sundays 9:30am
    Worship: Sundays 10:30am
    Phone: (607) 724-3546
    Website: http://www.unyumc.org/churches/detail/193
    Christ the King Lutheran*
    LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
    499 Laza Drive, Vestal, New York 13850
    Services: Sunday 9:00am-11:15am
    Phone: (607) 729-2688
    Website: http://ctkvestal.org/


    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
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/FUMC.Endicott/


    Tabernacle United Methodist Church
    Pastor Stephen Heiss, LGTBQ Welcoming congregations 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
    Website: http://trinitymemorial.org/


    Temple Concord Reform Synagogue
    LGTBQ Welcoming congregation.
    9 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, New York 13905
    Services: Fridays 8:15pm
    Phone: (607) 723-7355
    Website: http://www.templeconcord.com/

  • Online Resources

    Campus Pride
    Campus Pride is the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders.
    Website: https://www.campuspride.org/

    COLAGE
    COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.
    Website: www.colage.org

    National Center for Transgender Equality
    The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.
    Website: www.transequality.org/about

    LGBT Student Scholarships Database
    Website: www.hrc.org/resources/scholarship-database

    LGBT TED
    A playlist of LGBT related TED Talks
    Website: www.ted.com/topics/lgbt

  • Crisis Hotlines

    Trevor Project
    The nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people ages 13 to 24.
    Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    24/7 support.
    Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    GLBT National Hotline (all ages)
    Monday thru Friday from 4 pm to midnight EST
    Saturday from noon to 5 pm, EST
    Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
    IM Chat: www.volunteerlogin.org/chat

 

 

Last Updated: 3/6/17