NEW YORK RESOURCES

GIRLS

DADS AND DAUGHTERS
www.dadsanddaughters.org
"Being true to our daughters so they can be true to themselves."

GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA
420 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
212-852-8000 (phone)
212-852-6509 (fax)
Part of the largest voluntary organization for girls in the world, it provides girls from all segments of American life with a chance to develop their potential, make friends and become a vital part of their community.

GIRLS INCORPORATED
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005-3902
212-509-2000 (phone)
212-509-8708 (fax)
www.girlsinc.org
A national service and advocacy agency whose vision has empowered girls and an equitable society. More than 900 sites sponsored by 135 affiliates serve girls ages 6-18 with programs in health and human sexuality; career awareness and development; math, science and relevant technologies; AIDS prevention education; sports; leadership and entrepreneurship.

MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS
648 Broadway, Suite 911
New York, NY 10012
212-614-8041 (phone)
212-614-8047 (fax)
www.dfwnet.com/md
Formed to provide support, services and resources to women and girls who have lost their mothers. Committed to bringing together motherless daughters, encourage healing among them and promoting awareness about the long-lasting effects of such a loss.

TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS TO WORK DAY
Ms. Foundation for Woman
120 Wall Street, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
212-742-2300 (phone)
www.ms.foundation.org
A day dedicated to encouraging young girls to discover and explore their options in life and career.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

AL-A-NON & AL-A -TEEN
1-800-344-2666 (US)
1-800-245-4656 (NYC)
757-563-1655 (fax)
email: wso@al-anon.org
www.al-anon.alateen.org

AMERICAN ANOREXIA/BULIMIA ASSOCIATION
165 West 46th Street, Suite 1108
New York, NY 10036
212-575-6200 (phone)
212-278-0698 (fax)
Provides support information to sufferers, families, friends and professionals. Offers referrals to therapists, in-and out-patient facilities and support groups; community outreach programs available.

GILDA'S CLUB
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014
212-647-9700 (phone)
212-647-1151 (fax)
www.gildasclub.org
Named for the late comedian Gilda Radner, this is a free, non-profit psychosocial support community for people with cancer, their families and friends. Provides support services, lectures, workshops and social events.

IRIS HOUSE
A CENTER FOR WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

2271 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10035
212-423-9049 (phone)
212-423-9193 (fax)
The country's first community-based comprehensive health, social services and education agency designed specifically to meet the needs of HIV-infected women. Support services include sensitive and highly coordinated case management, on-site childcare, meals, travel assistance and support groups.

LIFE FORCE: WOMEN FIGHTING AIDS, INC.
175 Remsen Street, Suite 1100
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-797-0937 (phone)
718-797-4011 (fax)
email: lfwsainc@aol.com
An organization working towards increased awareness of AIDS prevention, primarily among lower-income women of color.

OMEGA INSTITUTE
Institute for Holistic Studies
150 Lake Drive
Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3212
800-944-1001
914-266-4444 (phone)
914-266-3769 (fax)
email: comments@eomega.org
www.eomega.org
For 22 years, through workshops and retreats, Omega has been a pioneer in exploring, teaching, and embracing new ideas. Its mission is to create a peaceful oasis in a hurried world. Omega is a place where you can relax, rejuvenate, and feel at home in the midst of nature's bounty and a community of warm, caring people. Most of all, it is a place where you can find within yourself the courage to become a happier, healthier, and more spirited person.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF BREAST CANCER ORGANIZATIONS (NABCO)
9 East 37th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-889-0606 (phone)
212-689-1213 (fax)
www.nabco.org
A network of breast cancer organizations which provides information, assistance and referral to anyone with questions about breast cancer, and acts as a voice for the interests and concerns of breast cancer survivors and women at risk.

RECOVERY PROGRAMS
1-800-COCAINE
1-212-595-2553 (fax)
email: ldumont@phoenixhouse.org
www.drughelp.org

OLDER WOMEN

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS (AARP)
780 3rd Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
212-758-1411 (phone)
212-644-6390
www.aarp.org
A membership organization for individuals 50 and older, retired or still working. Offers a "Women's Initiative Program" which seeks solutions to the economic, health, and social concerns of midlife and older women; and a "Woman's Financial Information Program" that enables women to develop the skills and assurance needed to make informed decisions about their finances.

NEW IMAGES FOR THE WIDOWED, INC.
263 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10023
212-972-2084 (phone)
Helps widowed persons re-establish their resources and strengths, increase their self-confidence and well-being through grief and transitional support groups, counseling, workshops, educational and social activities. Bereavement services are professionally led by persons who are widowed.

OLDER WOMEN'S LEAGUE
Greater New York Chapter
POB 1242, Ansonia Station
New York, NY 10023-1242
212-496-1409 (phone)
A national advocacy organization that addresses issues of concern to mid-life and older women through education and legislative action.

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN

ACCESS FOR WOMEN
New York City Technical College
300 Jay Street, M-407
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-260-5730 (phone)
718-260-5737 (fax)
Provides women with programs and support services to assist them in entering non-traditional technical fields/trades. Focus is on upgrading math skills, providing prevocational and vocational training programs and information about career options in technical fields. Also conducts an outreach to junior and senior high school students and women in the community, a non-traditional vocational training program for teen mothers, pre-college math enrichment and programs for displaced, homeless and single parents.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW)
New York City Branch
111 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016
212-684-6068 (phone)/(fax)
email: aauwnyc1@aol.com
Brings together college and university graduates for educational, social and civic endeavors. Programs focus on the advancement of women, education, the community, cultural interests, international relations and legislation. The AAUW Educational Foundation provides fellowships, grants and awards.

AMERICAN MOTHERS
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
212-755-2539 (phone)/(fax)
email: info@americanmothers.org
www.americanmothers.org
For over 60 years, American Mothers, Inc. has been making significant contributions to American society through its broadbased programming targeted at the key issues and problems facing the family. Its purpose is to be a dedicated force to strengthen the moral and spiritual foundations of the family and the home.

MS. FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN
120 Wall Street, 33rd Floor New York, NY 10005
212-742-2300 (phone)
212-742-1653 (fax)
www.ms.foundation.org
The Ms. Foundation for Women, the national womenıs fund, has been creating opportunities for women and girls for over 25 years. Creator of the award winning Take Our Daughters to Work Day program, the Ms. Foundation improves the lives of women and girls by conducting advocacy and public-education campaigns, and directing resources of all kinds to organizations in the areas of Womenıs Economic Security, Womenıs Health and Safety and Girls, Young Women and Leadership.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1-800-799-7233 (English & Spanish)
512-453-8541 (fax)
email: ndvh@ndvh.org
www.ndvh.org

NOW - NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
1000 16th Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202-331-0066 (phone)
202-785-8576 (fax)
www.now.org
The NOW Foundation advances womenıs rights and promotes the goal of equality in the United States and around the world through education, litigation, advocacy, networking, conferences, publications, training and leadership development.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD
National Headquarters
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
212-541-7800 (phone)
212-245-1845 (fax)
www.plannedparenthood.org
Founded in 1916, Planned Parenthood is the worldıs largest and oldest voluntary family planning organization. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to the principles that every individual has a fundamental right to decide when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved.

THE DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS
By: The National Council for Research on Women
530 Broadway at Spring Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
A necessary, comprehensive reference guide of National Women's Organizations.

UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
2 United Nations Plaza
Room DC2-1220
New York, NY 10017
212-963-4248 (phone)
212-963-3463 (fax)

WOMEN IN CRISIS, INC.
360 West 125th Street, Suite 11
New York, NY 10027
212-665-2018 (phone)
212-665-2022 (fax)
email: prf@nais.com
www.projectreturn.org
Provides HIV/AIDS related community-based prevention, education, referral, risk reduction workshops, advocacy and support groups services; targets primarily minority women and their families, with an emphasis on the relationships between drug use (including alcohol) and the risk of HIV infection. Also offers training and resource materials on HIV/AIDS and related issues, including STD;s and tuberculosis.

WOMEN IN SELF HELP
New York State Displaced Homemaker Program
503 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-768-9700 (phone)
718-369-3192 (fax)
www.goodshepherds.org
A job-readiness program for displaced homemakers serving mature women (over 30) who are heads of household and need to enter or re-evaluate the job market. Provides a six-week course on career goals, vocational assessment, assertiveness training, resume writing, interviewing techniques and a brush up on reading, writing and math.

WOMENıS HALL OF FAME
76 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
315-568-8060 (phone)
www.greatwomen.org
A non-profit museum founded to celebrate womenıs achievements in history.

RESOURCES FOR WOMEN IN SPORTS

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Women's Sports Foundation
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, NY 11554
1-800-227-3988 (phone)
516-542-4716 (fax)
www.womenssportsfoundation.org
Founded by Women's Sports Foundation, it celebrates and recognizes outstanding women in sports.

THE WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, NY 11554
1-800-227-3988 (phone)
www.womenssportsfoundation.org
Co-founded by Donna de Varona, this umbrella organization provides support for developing women's sports.