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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.

The Actors Fund Disability Support

Provides supportive services for entertainment professionals and their families who are coping with a short- or long-term illness or disability. Social workers help develop personalized plans, and information and advocacy is available to help negotiate medical bills, coordinate public or private benefits, arrange for home care, and facilitate referrals to community resources.

The Actors Fund HIV/AIDS Initiative

Works with men and women in the entertainment industry to create confidential, holistic plans and support systems that will meet each person's emotional, medical and financial needs over the long term. Experienced social workers provide advocacy, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, financial assistance, financial management skills development and referrals to community resources.

The Actors Fund Mental Health Services Program

Helps entertainment industry professionals and their families to deal with a wide array of issues including work and personal stress, anxiety, depression, life transitions and ongoing supportive services. Social workers provide short term treatment, crisis intervention, advocacy and connections to community treatment resources.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

A professional organization of 625,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, owned and run by its members, and the world leader in performance royalties, advocacy and service for music creators.

The American Veterans' and Servicemembers' Survival Guide

This 599-page online book describes in depth problems faced by veterans and servicemembers (and their families), the benefits and services available, and issues of interest to the veterans' community. Helps veterans and servicemembers understand how various agencies work not just in theory but in practice, and how they can cut through the bureaucracy and confusion and get the benefits and services to which they are entitled.

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

Website resource that works to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; improve patients' quality of life; and foster community through human connection. Explores over 600 HIV/AIDS-related topics, with extensive research for each.

The Listings Project

Free weekly email of real estate and opportunities listings serving artists, creative communities and beyond

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

A technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults. Their state-by-state resources locate available services on a national and local level.

The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

A program of The Actors Fund created to address the many concerns women face when dealing with a serious medical condition. Our social workers help women negotiate the steps that follow a serious medical diagnosis.

Trevor Project 24/7 Hotline

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Hotline: 866.488.7386

Trevor Project 24/7 Hotline

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Hotline: 866.488.7386

Trevor Project 24/7 Hotline

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Hotline: 866.488.7386

Why Hunger

Connects people in need to food programs and services in their community, and supports grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.

Workers' Compensation

Provides information for employees, employers, insurers and medical providers about Workers' Compensation benefits and work-related injuries and illnesses.

Working Artists and the Greater Economy (WAGE)

Our mission is to establish sustainable economic relationships between artists and the institutions that contract our labor, and to introduce mechanisms for self-regulation into the art field that collectively bring about a more equitable distribution of its economy.

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