Youth Programs & Services at the Hetrick-Martin Institute

Arts Academic Support Community Teen Young Adult

Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) offers social support and programming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning youth from all over New York City and the surrounding area. Anyone ages 13 – 24 can become a member for free and take part in programs in academic enrichment, arts and culture, health & wellness, and job readiness, among other areas.


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: Anyone ages 13 – 24, regardless sexual orientation or identity
  • When: Days and times vary depending on the program
  • Where: Hetrick-Martin Institute, 2 Astor Place, New York 10003

How to Join

To become a member, you can come to the Hetrick-Martin Institute Monday – Friday between 3 and 7pm.

  • If possible, bring a form of ID with your picture and proof of age
  • To join at another time, make an appointment by calling 212-674-2600 ext. 271
  • After intake, you’ll be invited to New Member Orientation, which happens Wednesdays & Fridays from 4 – 5pm