Peer Counseling and Referrals
Our Walk-In Center offers peer counseling and referrals for two hours four nights per week. You talk. We Listen.
Our goal, as peer counselors, is to help the client clarify his/her thoughts and feelings and to explore various options or solutions, including therapist referrals, groups and short-term counseling.
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Saturdays & Sundays - 6 to 8pm
The LGBT Center - 208 West 13th Street
Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30pm
41-51 E 11th St - 4th Floor
(Between Broadway & University Place)
**Please note: we will be closed on Tuesdays until further notice. We appreciate your patience, and look forward to seeing you on a Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday.**
Identity House tries to provide such groups as are needed in the community. Theme-centered groups such as coming-out groups, relationship groups, and older/younger women's/men's groups have been and will be offered. Groups are led by I-House peer facilitators.
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Events and Workshops
During the year, Identity House offers special events and workshops depending on the needs of the community. Recently, Identity House hosted an
all-day Gay Men's conference which included ten highly interactive workshops.
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As a peer counselor, you will have the opportunity to counsel and offer referrals to the LGBT community at our Walk-In Center, to facilitate and/or co-facilitate support groups, and to provide short-term counseling.
Click here to learn more about volunteering as a peer counselor.
All Identity House therapy referrals from the Walk-In Center are made only to Identity House member therapists. Therapists also volunteer by offering 12-week supervision groups, workshops and trainings for both I-House members and the public, co-facilitating groups and participating in Orientations and Screenings.
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Identity House volunteers can also join as an Administrative Member and participate in such activities as development, grant writing, fund-raising and special events.
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Members click here for Supervision schedule, Dues payment, Training schedule, Workshops, and Roster.