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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.

"Made in NY" PA Training Program

Developed through partnership between the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, this program provides individuals from diverse communities with training for entry-level positions in film production and access to employers in New York City's production industry.

Access New York City

Access NYC provides a free service that identifies and screens for over 30 city, state, and federal human service benefit programs such as food stamps, financial assistance, family resources, insurance information and many others.


Access-A-Ride provides transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. It offers shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service in all five boroughs for the same cost as regular public transportation. An application and interview with a healthcare professional are necessary to determine eligibility.

Affordable Care Act Marketplace

Investigate and secure health insurance, or find an insurance navigator in your area, to help you choose a plan.

Affordable Housing Online

Up-to-date info on low income housing, affordable housing, affordable apartments, subsidized housing, Public Housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list information.

Alliance of Resident Theatres (Art/New York)

An arts service organization dedicated to supporting New York City's vibrant community of nonprofit theatres.

American Federation of Musicians - AFM, Local 802

Represents Professional musicians.


Through a variety of arts programs and services to artists, AMERINDA supports Native artists who embody the traditional practices and values that define Indian culture. We also promote the indigenous perspective in the arts to a wide audience through the creation of new work in contemporary art forms - visual, performing, literary and media arts.

Angel Flight Northeast

Angel Flight Northeast provides free flights to men, women, children and their families who are in need of critical care treatment.

Ars Nova

"Provides residencies and development opportunities for writers and performers."

Asian American Arts Alliance

Helps support individual artists and arts organizations access and share resources both online and in person. The Alliance builds community through programs that encourage peer-learning, collaboration, and professional development.

Bellevue Victims Services

Services include psychiatric evaluations and short-term/long-term individual counseling. There are 24/7 rape crisis counselors in the Emergency Department. Medical and forensic examinations are offered. Sliding fee scale. Contact Danielle Elleman (volunteer coordinator) at 212.562.8280 or Francis Vazquez (coordinating manager) at 212.562.3755

Beth Israel Victims Services (Mt. Sinai)

Services include crisis intervention, and individual short-term psychotherapy. Medical exams, HIV/STI treatment, and emergency contraception offered. No cost. Contact 212.420.4516.

Bronx Council on The Arts

Serves Bronx artists and arts organizations by providing financial support, re-grant funding, information services, technical assistance, professional development, and community programming:

Brooklyn Arts Council

Offers service and support to Brooklyn artists and arts organizations, including re-grant funding.