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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission

Provides information about the arts-in-education community in Los Angeles.

The Maple Counseling Center

The Maple Center provides counseling for individuals, couples, and adolescents. Session fees are approximately $25.

The Momentum Project

Provides food, nutrition and health services to people living with HIV/AIDS at eight locations in four boroughs of New York City.

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

A technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults. Their state-by-state resources locate available services on a national and local level.

The New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE)

A private education facility in the Bronx that provides quality programs for children who are blind or visually disabled, emotionally and learning disabled and preschoolers who are developmentally delayed. Maintains The Blindness Resource Center, which provides free online information about a variety of topics regarding blindness.

The Patient Advocate Foundation

Provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness.

The Patient Care Partnership

 informs patients about what they should expect during their hospital stay with regard to their rights and responsibilities.

The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

A program of The Actors Fund created to address the many concerns women face when dealing with a serious medical condition. Our social workers help women negotiate the steps that follow a serious medical diagnosis.

The Ryan Community Health Centers

Community health centers that provide comprehensive, affordable, culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate primary and preventive health care services. Affordable sliding scale fees available to the uninsured.

The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy

Provides counseling for individuals, couples, and adolescents. Fees are on a sliding scale. Accepts Medicare and some PPO plans.

The Valley Community Clinic

The Clinic provides counseling for individuals, couples, groups, and adolescents. They do not accept MediCal. Session fees are approximately $15+.

The Workers Defense League

Protects the legal rights of workers. They help workers apply for unemployment benefits, provide free representation to NY residents to appeal denials of benefits, and provide information and referrals on other workplace issues.

Understanding Health Care Prices: A Consumer Guide

This guide can help you if you would like to compare prices for a particular service among providers, or you want to better understand, plan, and manage your out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

Unemployment Benefits in New York

This site explains who is eligible for unemployment benefits, how to file online, and how to claim weekly benefits.—Hurricane Irma

Provides general information and links for resources on Hurricane Irma from the official website of the United States government.