The Actors Fund is also The Agents Fund
The Actors Fund helps EVERYONE
who works in performing arts and entertainment.
On stage and screen and behind the scenes
in times of NEED, CRISIS or TRANSITION.
Founded in 1882 and supported by people like Buffalo Bill, Edwin Booth and Sarah Bernhardt as well as stars across the past 125 years, The Actors Fund is for ALL professionals in entertainment and assists more than 10,000 people a year across the country. The Fund’s services and programs are available to:Professionals in film, TV, theatre, dance, music, radio and opera – and comedy!
For those on stage, on screen and “below the line.”
Everyone who works in entertainment and performing arts.
Guild/union membership and Actors Fund membership are NOT required to get assistance.
HOW- Almost two dozen programs that address essential needs:
Emergency Assistance Program
Senior and Disabled Care Program
Mental Health Services
The Dancers’ Resource
Chemical Dependency Services
Looking Ahead (for ages 9-18)
Conrad Cantzen Shoe Fund
Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative
Funerals and Burials
Health Insurance Resource Center
Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic
Employment and Training
The Actors Work Program
AIDS Training and Education Project
The Palm View – HIV/AIDS (West Hollywood)
Lillian Booth Actors Home – assisted living and full-time nursing care (Englewood, NJ)
The Aurora – seniors, HIV/AIDS, low-income working professionals (Manhattan)
Schermerhorn House – low-income working professionals (Brooklyn)
TO GET ASSISTANCE
Toll-free 800-221-7303, Los Angeles 323-933-9244, New York 212-221-7300, Chicago 312-372-0989