About This Service

The Advocacy Department helps clients with life matters that may not line up specifically with another agency service. Many clients that have used Advocacy services for help in most every area of their lives.

In addition to helping our clients access health insurance benefits, we can provide assistance with navigating government entitlement and benefits programs including social security, public housing, and food and nutrition. In addition, our staff can liaison with case managers at other agencies and organizations where our clients might need services and help them navigate any issues that they might be experiencing.



Frequently Asked Questions

No. Our advocacy services are designed to serve the needs of all individuals regardless of HIV status.

Yes, you need to be a client of GMHC to access our Advocacy services.

You can complete the secure and confidential form on this page or call (212) 367-1057. Due to COVID-19, staff are providing remote intake services by phone for people who wish to become a GMHC client and access services. Staff will assess your needs and make referrals to programs and services provided by GMHC and/or our partners throughout New York City.

Yes, our services have different eligibility requirements. An intake specialist can help you understand requirements for our different services.