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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.

Self-Help Groups

Crystal Meth Anonymous

A 12-step program for those in recovery from addiction to crystal meth. Provides a national directory of meetings.

Intergroup Association of Alcoholics Anonymous of New York

This meeting finder has listings for New York City and surrounding counties, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Marijuana Anonymous

Utilizes the 12 Steps of Recovery founded by Alcoholics Anonymous. Provides a meeting finder for most states.


A 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted person. Provides information on finding local meetings.

Narcotics Anonymous World Services

Provides information about the organization, downloadable handbooks, a national events calendar and information on how to find local meetings.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Advocates for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. This site has facts, advice and a list of resources for children.

NYC Alcoholism/Addiction and Gay-Related Links

This site is a directory of New York City's gay and lesbian-friendly 12-step meetings.


Provides Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and websites searchable by state, city and county.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

The Center hold 12-step meetings for several groups. This page has a frequently updated weekly meeting schedule.

Sober Living Programs

Promises Foundation Sober Living for Women and Children

Promises provides a sober living home for women with children who do not have any financial means or are very low-income.

Employee Benefits

New York State Disability

This site provides information for those injured on the job as well as employers on how to apply for workers compensation, how to locate an authorized physician as well as access to online forms.

Workers' Compensation

Provides information for employees, employers, insurers and medical providers about workmans' compensation benefits and work-related injuries and illnesses.

Government Benefits

Benefits CheckUp

Provides information about federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health, and a variety of other basic needs.

Disability Benefits 101

Gives you tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits. Use it to find out how a job may affect your total income and your health coverage.

Provides information on public benefits by state. It is also has an online screening questionnaire that determines the benefits for which the user may be eligible.