Our free and confidential social service programs are available nationally and address a wide array of challenges faced by people in performing arts and entertainment. With respect and understanding, our professional social workers offer counseling and support groups, education, emergency financial assistance and practical help. If you are in need of counseling and support because of sexual harassment, the Entertainment Community Fund provides safe and confidential help.
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Are you an entertainment professional facing a work or life challenge and don’t know where to turn? We can offer counseling, support and other helpful resources.
Are you or your loved one an entertainment professional dealing with work or personal stress, anxiety, depression or life transitions? Get in touch with our caring clinicians for help and support.
Are you or your loved one an entertainment professional aged 65 and older? You can reach out to us for help and support in navigating the transitions common in the stage of life.
Are you or your family member an entertainment professional coping with a short- or long-term illness or disability? Reach out for supportive services tailored for the needs of our entertainment community
Are you an entertainment professional living with HIV/AIDS, newly diagnosed or caring for a loved one? We can help you create confidential, holistic plans and support systems to meet your immediate and long-term emotional, medical and financial needs.
Are you or your family member an entertainment professional interested in looking at your relationship with alcohol and drug use? We provide caring support in helping you achieve and maintain a healthy relationship with alcohol and drugs.
Are you an entertainment professional facing a serious medical condition? Our Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative can offer you confidential and compassionate support.
Are you a professional dancer dealing with significant injury? You’re not alone. As you continue your recovery, you can reach out to us for emotional support and other resources.
The Entertainment Community Fund contracts with entertainment industry unions, health plans, employers and other organizations to provide member/employee assistance services designed to meet their specific needs.
Since 1945, the Conrad Cantzen Shoe Fund has been making sure that entertainment professionals, whether attending auditions or working behind the scenes, look and feel their best.
The Howl Emergency Life Project (HELP) provides emergency financial assistance and social service support to artists who have participated in the annual Howl Festival. Photo by Dan Farrell/NY Daily News Archive/Getty Images.
The Songwriters Lifeline at the Entertainment Community Fund provides assistance to songwriters, composers and the musicians and singers who bring their work to life.
Make sure that you and your loved ones are prepared and informed in the event of a disaster or emergency. These useful links can help you plan ahead or find relief.
Are you assisting an entertainment professional in need with the cost of a funeral, gravesite or headstone? We provide financial assistance toward these costs for people in need, as well as pre-pay arrangements for those interested in purchasing a gravesite.
The Entertainment Community Fund assists those working in theater, film, television, radio, music, dance, opera and circus.