counseling & case management services

LGBTQ+-affirming care for LGBTQ+ individuals, families, and allies ages 13+.

Provides support for:

  • Sexual orientation 
  • Gender identity/expression 
  • Coming out
  • Relationship and couple issues
  • Family and parenting issues
  • Healing from trauma and abuse
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Addictions and recovery
  • Living with HIV and other chronic illness

Flexibility in scheduling, including weeknights and weekends.

FREE Counseling ServiceS offers:

  • Referrals and coordination to LGBTQ+-affirming medical and mental health providers;
  • Advocacy and support in locating and securing stable housing; 
  • Support in securing stable employment/education; 
  • Advocacy and support in navigating and obtaining benefits and other public assistance; 
  • LGBTQ+- specific health education information; 
  • HIV/AIDS specific health education and information; 
  • Substance use/abuse specific health education and information, including harm-reduction; 


Counseling and Case Management Services are offered at the Pride Center: 332 Hudson Ave, Albany, NY. 

Appointments can be made by contacting Jen Maley-Wheeler, LMSW at 518.462.6138 ext. 13 or via e-mail at

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