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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.

Government Benefits


A federally funded program that provides medical and prescription coverage for seniors and the disabled.

Social Security Administration

A federal agency that administers benefits to retired and disabled individuals.

Rights and Advocacy

Medicare Rights Center

Assists people who are enrolled in or eligible for Medicare with Medicare rights issues, including accessing benefits on a limited income, benefits counseling, federal Medicare reform advocacy and more.

The Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York

CIDNY provides outreach, advocacy, information and referrals as well as direct services to people with disabilities healthcare around housing, public benefits, employment and education.


Accessible Dispatch

A taxi dispatch service specifically designed for and available to the disability community living in or visiting New York City. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and requires no advance reservations.


ACT UP New York

A diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Serves as the national voice for sexuality education, sexual health and sexual rights. This site is a good source for facts and updates on HIV policies and state profiles on various HIV/AIDS topics.

Clinical Trials

Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center

All clinical activities and services at ADARC are research-related and free of charge. Clinical trials open for recruitment are posted on this site.

AIDS Clinical Trials Group

The largest HIV clinical trials organization in the world. Has a database of contact information for all hospitals and medical centers in the U.S. conducting clinical research on HIV.

AIDSinfo: A Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This site allows users to search for current clinical trials studying HIV/AIDS by category, condition, demographics and location.

A searchable database of federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Nutrition and Alternative Treatments

Life Science Pharmacy

Specializes in natural and specialized pharmaceutical medicines for chronic immune problems.

National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health

The federal government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. This site documents the organization's research, health information and clinical trials related to HIV/AIDS.

New York Buyers' Club

A cooperative organization providing access to and information about nutritional and homeopathic supplements to the New York metropolitan community and beyond.

Services and Assistance

Friends In Deed

A crisis center for those with life-threatening illnesses and their caregivers, offering emotional support, counseling, home visits and seminars.