Contact Us

Ali Forney Center Main Headquarters

224 W. 35th St. 15th Floor

NY, NY 10001

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

(212) 222 5861 (Fax)

Ali Forney Day Center

(212) 206-0574 (Tel)

(212) 206-7486 (Fax)

If you are a young person who needs help, has questions about services, or has waiting list inquiries, please contact our staff at the Day Center.

Executive Director

Carl Siciliano

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

Researchers, media inquiries and potential donors please contact Carl Siciliano.

Deputy Executive Director of Operations

Mildred Velez

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

To receive information on agency operations or with questions regarding contracts, financials, HR, or legal issues, please contact Mildred Ramos.

For Job Opportunities, click here.

Deputy Executive Director of Programs

Heather Gay

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

To receive further information on our services and programs please contact Heather Gay.

Director of Development

Alexander V. Roque

(212) 206-9349 (Tel)

If you have media inquiries or would like to learn about donation opportunities, including donor programs please contact Alex Roque.

Director of Community Resources

Bill Torres

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

If you would like to schedule a representative from the Center to speak to your group, please contact Bill Torres, Director of Community Resources at: or call at 212-222-3427.

Due to limited resources and time, Ali Forney Center requires a speaker's fee for all groups interested in learning more about our agency.  This fee is determined on a sliding scale and can be waived if you could facilitate a meeting with your Employee Giving person or anyone within your organization or company that can help us develop a Community Partnership.

Special Events Manager

Paul A. West

(212)-400-0282 (Tel)

If you would like more information on an AFC event or if you would like to host an event for AFC, please contact Paul West.

Development Associate

Andria Ottley

(212) 222-3427 (Tel)

To be added to our mailing list or for further inquiries regarding a donation please contact Andria Ottley.

Director of Advocacy

Clayton Brooks

To help us make the case that all homeless youth deserve safe and adequate shelter, please contact Clayton Brooks. Also, please check out one of our primary initiatives: the National Campaign for Youth Shelter.

For all volunteering inquiries please email

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