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Help a Homeless LGBT Youth Go Back to School!

It’s back to school season, and homeless LGBT youth need your help. 

New Alternatives is seeking donors to purchase textbooks for homeless college students.

If you can help, please contact kate@newalternativesnyc.org for a list of needed books.

We are also in need of donations of school supplies including:

  • spiral notebooks
  • looseleaf paper
  • dividers
  • pens
  • pencils
  • graphing calculators
  • highlighters
  • index cards
  • folders

Items can be shipped to:

83 Christopher Street

New York, NY 10014

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Mission Statement

Created in 2008, the mission of New Alternatives is to increase the self-sufficiency of homeless LGBT youth and to enable them to transition out of the shelter system and into stable adult lives. We do this by providing case management, education services, life skills training, community-building recreational activities, opportunities for self-expression, and support services for HIV+ youth. Our guiding principles are those of harm reduction, youth development, and empowerment.