If you are person experiencing homelessness who is under 25 years old, the Peter Cicchino Youth Project can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also continue monitoring voicemails on 877-LGBT-LAW. If you need services other than legal help, please contact our partners to see if they are still open and providing services. The Ali Forney Center for LGBTQQ youth can be reached at 212-206-0574. Streetwork’s Harlem Drop In Center can be reached at 212-695-2220. Streetwork’s Lower East Side Drop In Center can be reached at 646-602-6404.
PCYP HELPS YOUTH EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, AND LGBTQQ YOUTH IN PARTICULAR, OVERCOME LEGAL BARRIERS SO THEY CAN THRIVE.
Represent undocumented youth experiencing homelessness in NYC to obtain legal immigration status
Affirming Identity Documents
Help youth of all genders obtain legal name changes and ID documents that reflect their new name and gender marker
Shelter and Support
Help young people access the shelter and public benefits to which they are entitled
While still in law school, in 2008, Strangio moved to New York City, where he interned at the Urban Justice Center’s Peter Cicchino Youth Project, working with homeless queer and transgender young people.