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Welcome to HRA of New York City!!!

NYC's herpes support group ...

Updated For 2017

HRA Meetings



Hi Folks Please join us at our meeting. Our location is at Franciscan Community Center 214 West 97th Street, between Amsterdam & Broadway, New York, NY 10025, the 2nd Friday of the every month. SOME FRIDAYS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. We meet from 7pm-9pm. There's a bell at the front door to be let in. Once in the building, make a quick left, walk downstairs to conference room # 1. Continuing the meeting will be contingent on meeting our rent payments. We pay $141.00 per meeting. Please make any contributions to the paypal account at or give at the meetings. The only way we can keep this place is by meeting our rent. Attendance is usually 10-15 people with a broad age range. We usually get several new attendees every week. We've all been at the situation of going to our first meeting, not knowing what to expect, and feeling apprehension. I can assure you that we are a friendly, down to earth group of people who try to make the experience as beneficial and welcoming as possible. We have a lot of experience running support group meetings for herpes. Donations will be collected at the meeting.

2019 Schedule: Friday January 11th, Friday February 8th, Friday March 8th, Friday May 10th, Friday June 14th, Friday July 12th, Friday August 9th, Friday September 13th, Friday October 11th, Friday November 8th, Friday December 13th. For more information, write to .



Herpes Social Events...


New York City Friends, is a social group serving the HSV community of the New York area and beyond. The group is run independently of HRA. To keep up to date on New York City Friends please join one of the related Yahoo Groups. One is located


Email to receive reminders of functions and events. Meet others who are diagnosed with herpes. As always remember socials are not a place to discuss H. However for exact details please reference the three yahoo group message boards that are listed in this section. Also there are other events run through social media sites. .

Social events are usually held more than once per month. Directions and times can be found on the reminders and on social media sites. Email to receive reminders of functions and events. Please join some of the yahoo group message boards mentioned here. Just cut and paste the exact links into your browser. One was mentioned above and there are two more below which will help those interested to find dates and locations of social events.

One of the city's first group message board which may be of interest to individuals with herpes is

Another group message board which may be of interest especially for those in New Jersey is