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Free and Low Cost Counseling in NYC

I have gathered information that may be helpful to some people as we mourn the loss of Basilio Quiet Montilla.  This post is about free and low cost counseling services in New York City

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Friends In Deed: Friends In Deed Big Groups

Phone: 212-925-2009
Address: 594 Broadway New York, NY 10012 view map


Friends In Deed is a free crisis center for people dealing with life-threatening physical illness, grief and bereavement, and caregiving. We do our work in Big Groups. We have a cancer group, an HIV group, one for grief, one for caregiving, and one general big group. Groups are drop in, confidential, and anonymous.

Area(s) Served:
Serves Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island


Application Process:
Walk in

Eligibility Requirements:
Any adult experiencing grief, a life threatening illness, or caregiving

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The Compassionate Friends: Compassionate Friends
Phone: 877-969-0010
Address: P. O. Box 3696 Oak Brook, IL 60522.  Note: This is a National Service so there is help in NYC despite the Illinois address.  

Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings suffering from the death of a child. Contact the national office for local chapter information.

Central time (these are the office hours. Group times vary)

Area(s) Served:
Serves USA


Application Process:
Call local chapter

Eligibility Requirements:
Anyone grieving the death of a child

Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services (JBFCS): Jewish Bereavement Support Groups
Phone: 844-ONE-CALL (663-2255)
Address: 135 W 50th St New York, NY 10020 view map

Service offers bereavement support groups for adults.  The groups are individualized for specific types of loss, and for various Jewish cultural, spiritual, and religious needs. Groups include participants of similar ages with similar losses such as: individuals who have lost spouses, parents, children, and other loved ones. Eight-week groups are co-lead by a Social Worker and a Rabbi, and are offered throughout the year.

Area(s) Served:
Serves Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island

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Application Process:
Call the resource

Eligibility Requirements:
Anyone age 18+ mourning a death

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You can call for yourself or for a friend

LIFENET assists people who are experiencing a crisis. LIFENET has authorized linkages with the 23 mobile crisis teams and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This unique, life-saving authority allows. LIFENET to provide a prompt response to callers in urgent need of psychiatric assistance.

1-800-LIFENET (1-800-543-3638) is a free, confidential help line for New York City residents. 
You can call 24 hours per day/7 days per week. The hotline's staff of trained mental health professionals
help callers find mental health and substance abuse services.

1-877-AYUDESE (1-877-298-3373) 
(in Espanõl)

1-877-990-8585 for Korean and Chinese callers
(Mandarin and Cantonese dialects)

All other languages: 1-800-LIFENET (1-800-543-3638) 

(TTY for hearing impaired) 

** This is a free and confidential service available

24 hours a day/7 days a week -- call anytime!