We offer a broad spectrum of programs, a calendar of workshops and online resources to support the unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment and the performing arts. Whether on stage or on camera, behind the scenes or below the line, we assist everyone working in theater, film, television, radio, music, dance, opera and circus. Administered through our offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, these programs help people across the country to solve problems and make positive changes in their lives.
With respect and understanding, our professional social workers offer our community help to address a wide array of challenges via counseling and support groups, education, emergency financial assistance and practical help—completely free of charge.
Career counseling, employment training and job development to help you find work that can be done while continuing in the industry or while developing a new professional direction. Career Transition For Dancers helps dancers to thrive during all phases of their careers.
The Actors Fund offers personalized health insurance counseling, guidance and enrollment support; referrals to health care resources; and primary medical care for everyone in entertainment at The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
The Actors Fund operates several affordable housing residences across the country. We also offer resources to help you learn more about affordable housing opportunities and other housing-related issues.
Located on a six beautiful acres in Englewood, New Jersey, and only seven miles from New York City, The Actors Fund Home provides excellent health care and supportive services for both long and short-term living.
Helping entertainment industry professionals 65 years or older address a myriad of issues, from housing alternatives to organizing homecare. Our experienced social workers develop plans to meet each person's unique needs.
Increase your financial knowledge and learn the tools and skills to support lifelong financial health and stability.
All families face issues in giving their children a healthy and positive experience, and families with young performers have additional challenges related to their careers.
If you earned money in California as a young performer any time after 2000, you might have unclaimed wages held in trust through the Coogan Law. Learn how to apply to retrieve them.
The Actors Fund assists those working in theater, film, television, radio, music, dance, opera and circus.