Baruch College Campus Intervention Team
The Baruch College Campus Intervention Team (CIT) works together as a support
system to provide assistance to students in crisis. Any member of the college
community (faculty, students, staff) can reach out to the CIT to report a concern
about a student.
Baruch College Counseling Center
Baruch College Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling and psychotherapy
to the Baruch community. Our services are all confidential andfree of charge.
We are located on the 9th Floor at 137 East 25th Street (Annex building).
Baruch College PAWS
Peers Advocating Wellness Services (PAWS) is a peer counseling, health and wellness
program where trained Baruch College students provide confidential assistance
to students who request it with the support of the Baruch administration. They
are also responsible for health and wellness outreach on campus. Working in PAWS
gives students the opportunity to grow and develop introspectively while helping
other students within the Baruch community. These peer counselors serve students
who need both personal and academic assistance. PAWS counselors work directly
with Baruch Health and Wellness, the Baruch Counseling Center and the office
of Student Life.
Engaging the Baruch College community in LGBTQIA issues in a safe zone.
CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies
CLAGS provides intellectual leadership towards understanding and addressing the
issues that affect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals and the
members of other sexual and gender minorities.
CUNY-Wide LGBT Task Force
Issues and activism that affect the CUNY community as well as the specific LGBT
demographic. LGBT rights are human rights thus stories and references will be
attributed to students actualizing their rights. This is a blog that takes sides,
gets involved and definably has a strong opinion. No wimpy blog posts allowed.
College Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT Students
LGBT students can face a unique set of challenges as they acclimate to the college experience. According to a recent survey from the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), almost 82% of students reported being verbally harassed. At the same time, students who felt they were in an LGBT-inclusive atmosphere were about 20% less likely to feel unsafe. Our guide includes information on where to look for resources on campus, national support organizations, and even a list of LGBT-specific scholarship opportunities.
LGBT Center of NYC
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home
for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and
culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and
our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest
1-800-LIFENET is a free, confidential help line for New York City residents.
You can call 24 hours per day/7 days per week. The hotline's staff of trained
mental health professionals help callers find mental health and substance abuse