Health Insurance Coverage

The Queens LGBT Center is a navigation agency for the New York State of Health Insurance Marketplace.  NYS DOH has authorized a special enrollment to NYSOH Insurance through at least May 16th for those who may have lost insurance during this critical time.  The Queens LGBT center navigator can guide/enroll people completely over the phone anywhere in NYS now.  Call (347) 494-1180 or email [email protected] for a phone appointment.
Hours right now are Tues-Thurs, 11am-4pm


Apicha Community Health Center also has health insurance navigators who have been enrolling community members affected by COVID-19. Can call their toll-free line, 1-866-274-2429, to be connected to an Enroll Manhattan Project (EMP) navigator.
Also taking new primary care patients via telehealth.

 VSNY Health Insurance

-Help answer any enrollment questions | Enroll any perspective member who needs Medicaid coverage

-If anyone has lost their job and now qualifies for Medicaid we can help (has to fall under -selecthealth criteria- HIV, transgender and homeless)


In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, a group of medical students from NYMC has come together to create a comprehensive collection of information about the virus as well as social resources available to residents of Westchester County. The “COVID-19 Westchester Community Resources” document can be accessed here and a shortened information sheet can be found here.


Community Service Society of New York, “Community Health Advocates” (statewide)


The LOFT is committed to connecting our community members with appropriate resources during this time.
If you need further assistance, please contact The LOFT staff. 
All staff contact information can be found here.