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Resources

As LFI works to establish multiple programs we have included these external resources.

True Colors United

True Colors United

True Colors United implements innovative solutions to youth homelessness that focus on the unique experiences of LGBTQ young people

Howard Brown Health Center

Howard Brown Health is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer organization based in Chicago, United States.

You for Youth

Online Professional Learning and Technical Assistance for 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is an American non-profit organization founded in 1998 focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.

LGBTQ Youth Resources By State

ALABAMA

GLBT ADVOCACY & YOUTH SERVICES, INC. (GLBTAYS)
www.glbtays.org
GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services, Inc. is dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for LGBTQ people and to ensuring the well-being of youth and young adults struggling due to sexual orientation or gender identity issues.

PO Box 3443 Huntsville, AL 35810 Phone: 256-425-7804

ALABAMA LGBT MENTORS

www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=117888378225291

Alabama LGBT Mentors is a Facebook group that provides a forum in which LGBT youth in Alabama can connect with older, college-age LGBT students from Alabama as mentors.

Email: [email protected] 

ALASKA

IDENTITY, INC

www.identityinc.org

Identity, Inc. builds the infrastructure for a strong LGBTQ community in Alaska through its core programs, including Youth Program Support.

336 East 5th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: 907-929-4528

ANCHORAGE MPOWERMENT PROJECT (AMP)

www.bentalaska.com/tag/anchorage-mpowerment- project-amp
The Anchorage MPowerment Project (AMP) is a group dedicated to empowering young gay, bi or curious guys by getting involved with and building a better community for themselves and their friends in Anchorage.

ARIZONA

1n10

www.1n10.org

The mission of 1n10 is to serve LGBTQA youth and young adults. It works to enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self‐expression, self‐acceptance, leadership development and healthy life choices.

Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Michael Weakley Phone: 602-475-7456 Email: [email protected]

EON

www.wingspan.org

The Homeless Youth Project offers advocacy, information, a support group, access to shelters and basic services to LGBTQ youth.

Phone: 520-624-1779 ext. 115 Email: [email protected]

ARKANSAS

NWA CENTER FOR EQUALITY

www.nwacenterforequality.org

Youth Equality Services (YES) is an LGBTQ youth program providing a safe space for open dialogue, support and authentic self-expression.

179 N. Church Avenue, Suite 101 Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-966-9014
Toll Free: 888-391-9222 Christina Seitz, Facilitator

Email: [email protected]

CALIFORNIA

THE PACIFIC CENTER

www.pacificcenter.org

The Pacific Center offers extensive LGBTQ youth programming, including free drop-in groups, counseling and opportunities for activism. The Pacific Center also offers HIV counseling and information about testing sites.

2712 Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705 Phone: 510-548-8283

STONEWALL ALLIANCE CENTER

www.stonewallchico.org

The Stonewall Alliance Center has provided a drop-in group for LGBTQ youth since 1994. Currently, it has two discussion groups, SAY Twenties and SAY Teens.

358 East 6th Street
Chico, CA 95927
Phone: 530-893-3336
Teens: [email protected] 20’s: [email protected]

L.A. GAY & LESBIAN CENTER

www.laglc.convio.net

The Jeff Griffith Youth Center
The Youth Center is a safe, welcoming place where youth can get free meals, clothing and emergency shelter, as well as housing and education support.

Transitional Living Program
This program offers LGBT youth 18-24 years old a safe, comfortable place to live for up to 18 months in dorm- style rooms.

Latino Services
Created by The Center, the mission of Latino/a Services is to provide a safe, welcoming and culturally and linguistically appropriate space that allows our community members to accept and embrace all of who they are, including their culture, traditions, language, spirituality and sexual and gender identities.

McDonald/Wright Building 1625 N. Schrader Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-993-7450
Email: [email protected]

LIFEWORKS MENTORING

www.lagaycenter.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Lifew orks_Homepage_Test
LifeWorks Mentoring offers two mentoring programs for LGBTQ youth ages 15-24. For youth ages 15 and older, LifeSupport is a weekly peer mentoring program where youth can come and talk with peers, make friends and take part in monthly workshops.

1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: 818-506-5344
Email: [email protected]

SISTERS OF SAKIA

www.myspace.com/sistersofsakia

Sisters of Sakia is a collective that exists to empower and specifically address the needs of young queer women of African descent.

PO Box 743038
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 310-902-6292
Email: [email protected]

ZUNA INSTITUTE

www.zunainstitute.org

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Zuna proposes that in order to counter the effect of the disproportionate impact of social discrimination and stigma on black lesbians, we need the development of a healthy black lesbian identity.

4660 Natomas Boulevard 120-181 Sacramento, CA 95835
Phone: 916-207-1037
Email: [email protected]

THE CENTER LONG BEACH

www.centerlb.org

Mentoring Youth Through Empowerment (MYTE) is committed to improving the quality of life for LGBTQ youth by providing a safe, affirmative environment for peer interaction and by enlisting informed, productive and positive role models.

2017 E. Fourth Street
Long Beach, CA 90814 Phone: 562-434-4455 ext. 227 Email: [email protected]

 

 

STANISLAUS PRIDE CENTER

www.stanpride.org

The GLBTQ Youth Group provides social opportunities and support to LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14 to 9. Youth can expect a safe, friendly and confidential environment, with food and music provided.

201 Needham Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: 209-338-0855
Fax: 209-338-0852
Email: [email protected]

SACRAMENTO GAY AND LESBIAN CENTER

www.saccenter.org

The Center provides a safe place for LGBT people to seek free legal assistance, referrals and information without judgment.

1927 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95811 Phone: 916-442-0185
Fax: 916-325-1840
Email: [email protected]

WALDEN FAMILY SERVICES

www.waldenfamily.org

Walden Family Services’ LGBTQ Network is designed to meet the special needs of LGBTQ foster youth.

6150 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92120
Phone: 619-584-5777
Fax: 619-584-5757

LARKIN STREET YOUTH SERVICES

www.larkinstreetyouth.org

With 25 comprehensive youth service programs located throughout San Francisco in over 13 sites, Larkin Street Youth Services is now an internationally recognized model successfully integrating street outreach and emergency shelter, primary medical care, transitional housing, and job training and scholarship assistance to get homeless and at risk kids off the streets.

701 Sutter Street, Suite 2 San Francisco, CA 94109 Phone: 415-673-0911 Fax: 415-749-3838

THE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER OF SAN DIEGO
www.thecentersd.org
The Youth Housing Project will provide 23 units of affordable, supportive housing for youth between 18-24 years of age, with a special focus on LGBTQ youth who are currently transitioning out of foster care and/or group homes or living in the streets.

3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-255-7854 ext. 102 Email: [email protected]

THE ARK OF REFUGE

www.arkofrefuge.org

The Ark of Refuge runs a 15 person transitional living facility specifically targeting LGBTQ young adults in San Francisco.

1025 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 415-861-6566
Fax: 415-861-6103
Email: [email protected]

CENTER FOR YOUNG WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT
www.cywd.org/nelly.html
CYWD provides on-going opportunities to young low- income lesbians of color who are involved in the juvenile justice system and who have lived and worked on the streets of San Francisco.

832 Folsom Street, Suite #700 San Francisco, CA 94107 Phone: 415-703-8800
Fax: 415-703-8818

Marlene Sanchez, Executive Director Email: [email protected]

LEGAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

www.lsc-sf.org

LSC provides confidential legal and related social services to LGBTQ young people, free of charge. LSC also provides legal representation in cases of guardianship, emancipation, child abuse and neglect and school discipline.

1254 Market Street, Third Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 Phone: 415-863-3762
Fax: 415-863-7708

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER WELLNESS CENTER
www.apiwellness.org/youth.html
AQU25A (Asian & Pacific Islander Queer and Questioning Under 25, Altogether) is a program of Asian/Pacific Islander (including multiracial/multiethnic APA) LGBTQ youth age 25 and under.

730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 Phone: 415-292-3400

THE CENTER ORANGE COUNTY

www.thecenter.org

This LGBT community center offers free drop-in HIV testing six days a week, with a special youth drop-in from 1:30-6 PM Wednesdays, as well as recreational youth programming.

1605 N. Spurgeon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: 714-953-5428
Fax: 714-246-8907
Counseling info: 714-953-5428 ext. 330 Youth info: 714-953-5428 ext. 206

BILLY DEFRANK LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER

www.defrankyouthspace.org

LGBTQ Youth Space is a community drop-in center and mental health program for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-25 who live in Santa Clara County.

938 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-293-3040
Intake Line: 408-343-7940 Email: [email protected]

SPECTRUM

www.spectrumlgbtcenter.org

Spectrum is currently hosting a monthly support group for LGBTQ youth ages 14-19.

30 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 160 San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: 415-472-1945
Fax: 415-472-2158

Youth: 415-472-1945 ext. 203 Counseling: 415-472-1945 ext. 273 Email: [email protected]

SOUTH BAY CENTER

www.southbaycenter.org

The Outlet is a social network for LGBTQ young adults ages 18-30.

PO Box 4218
Torrance, CA 90510
Phone: 310-328-6550
Youth: 310-328-6550
Email: [email protected]

REACH LA

www.reach.la

Through its media arts programs, REACH LA is committed to advocacy of LGBTQ youth rights, visibility for the LGBTQ youth of color community, fostering LGBTQ youth creative media expressions and building connections to existing resources.

1400 E. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 240 Los Angeles, CA 90021
Phone: 213-622-1650
Email: [email protected]

BIENESTAR

www.bienestar.org/eng/page/114/LGBT-Youth.html

Mpowerment is Bienestar’s community level intervention program targeting gay/bisexual Latino youth ages 18 to 24 at risk of HIV infection.

5326 East Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022 Email: [email protected] Phone: 323-727-7896 ext. 116

THE CENTER

www.thecentersd.org/programs/youth-services/hillcrest- youth-center .html
The Hillcrest Youth Center is a drop-in and recreational center in San Diego County serving primarily Latino, African-American, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and Native American LGBTQ youth.

1807 Robinson Avenue, Suite 106 San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-692-2077 ext. 116 Email: [email protected]

 
 

COLORADO

THE GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF COLORADO
www.glbtcolorado.org
Rainbow Alley is a drop-in center for youth, including many in Out-of-Home care, that provides education, advocacy, support and fun.

PO Box 9798
Denver, CO 80209
Phone: 303-831-0442
Fax: 303-282-9399
Email: [email protected]

LA GENTE UNIDA

La Gente Unida is an organization serving the needs of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in the Denver and Colorado Area.

PO Box 11714 Denver, CO 80211 Phone: 303-831-6086

THE TWO SPIRIT NATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE
www.twospiritnce.net
The Two Spirit Society of Denver provides community outreach to GBLT Two Spirit, Native, youth, elders, and the non-Native community.

PO Box 140634
Edgewater, CO 80214
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Phone: 720-261-1854

CONNECTICUT

HARTFORD GAY AND LESBIAN HEALTH COLLECTIVE
www.hglhc.org
Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective offers HIV counseling, education and outreach programs and several support groups, including the Rainbow Room for LGBTQ youth ages 13-21.

1841 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06114 Phone: 860-278-4163 Fax: 860-278-5995 Email: [email protected]

TRUE COLORS, SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
www.ourtruecolors.org
Components of the Safe Harbor Project include foster parent recruitment, an LGBTQ youth mentoring program and comprehensive training for those who work with LGBTQ youth.

576 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860-232-0050
Email: [email protected]

OUTSPOKEN

www.ctoutspoken.com

Outspoken is a confidential social and support group for LGBTQ youth ages 16-22.

Triangle Community Center River View Plaza
19 River Street
Norwalk, CT 06850 Contact: Dan Woog

Phone: 203-227-1755
Email: [email protected]

DELAWARE

J.U.S.T. FOR YOUTH

www.justforyouthde.org

J.U.S.T. for Youth aims to create a safe and nurturing environment for sexual and gender minority youth in families, schools and communities, while reducing risk behaviors so they can develop into healthy adults.

1308 Delaware Avenue, Suite 10 Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-547-6629

FLORIDA

COMPASS (GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES) www.compassglcc.com
The HOPE Program offers a safe, non-judgmental environment staffed by experienced counselors and trained professionals and offers weekly social and support groups.

201 N. Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Phone: 561-533-9699 Fax: 561-586-0635 Email: [email protected]

 
 

ALSO OUT YOUTH

ALSO offers social activities, workshops, one-on-one individual attention and crisis support for GLBT youth.

1470 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236-2906
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 941-544-7016 Office Phone: 941-951-2576

JACKSONVILLE AREA SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH NETWORK, INC. (JASMYN) www.jasmyn.org
JASMYN provides support and advocacy for LGBTQ youth under the age of 24 who are currently or were formerly in foster care.

923 Peninsular Place
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone: 904-389-3857
Youth Information Line: 904-389-0089 Fax: 904-389-3089

Email: [email protected]

ORLANDO YOUTH ALLIANCE

www.orlandoyouthalliance.org

The mission of OYA! Is to provide a non-exploitative, safe, drug and alcohol-free social outlet for youth ages 13-20 who are dealing with LGBTQ issues.

PO Box 536944 Orlando, FL 32853 Phone: 407-244-1222

THE ALLIANCE FOR GLBTQ YOUTH

www.glbtqalliance.com

The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth offers care coordination, community-based group and individual counseling, prevention education and youth enrichment activities.

1175 NE 125th Street, Suite 510 North Miami, FL 33161
Toll Free Number: 866-634-8087 Office Number: 305-899-8087 Fax: 305-899-8071

Email: [email protected]

PRIDELINES YOUTH SERVICES

www.pridelines.org

Pridelines is dedicated to supporting, educating and empowering South Florida’s LGBTQ youth in a safe and diverse environment.

9526 NE 2nd Avenue #104 Miami Shores, FL 33138 Phone: 305-571-9601
Fax: 305-571-9602

Email: [email protected]

THE PRIDE CENTER

www.glccsf.org

The LGBTQS Youth Group includes two groups, one for teens ages 13-17 and young adults ages 18-21 that provide a youth-led safe space.

2040 N. Dixie Highway Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Phone: 954-463-9005 Fax: 954-764-6522

SUNSHINE SOCIAL SERVICES, INC.

www.sunserve.org

Sunshine Social Services provides life assistance and mental health care for the LGBTQ community with a focus on economically disadvantaged and marginalized youth.

1480 SW 9th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Admin. Phone: 954-764-5150 Intake/Info/Referral Line: 954-548-4602 Email: [email protected]

ZEBRA COALITION

www.zebrayouth.org

The Zebra Coalition is a network of organizations that provides services to LGBTQ youth. These organizations assess and support youth in need of shelter, emotional or spiritual guidance, medical services or education.

PO Box 1513 Windermere, FL 34786 Phone: 877-909-3272

GEORGIA

ATLANTA JEWISH LGBT CENTER

www.therainbowcenter.org

The Center offers a compassionate Jewish response to LGBT Jewish people and their families by delivering support, education and resources.

4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: 770-677-9471

 

 

THE RAINBOW PROGRAM

www.chriskids.org

The CHRIS Rainbow Program provides a safe and supportive residence for homeless LGBTQ youth.

3111 Clairmont Road, Suite B Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-457-1721
Fax: 404-486-9053

Email: [email protected]

YOUTHPRIDE

www.youthpride.org

Youth Pride offers Safe Zone, a daily after-school program, and regular support and discussion groups.

1017 Edgewood Avenue Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: 404-521-9713
24/7 Crisis Line: 404-521-9711 Email: [email protected]

FIERCE YOUTH RECLAIMING AND EMPOWERING (FYRE)
www.fyrerj.org/
Fierce Youth Reclaiming & Empowering (FYRE) seeks to support and build the leadership and power of LGBTQ youth of color and their allies, in Atlanta and statewide.

PO Box 8551 Atlanta, GA 31106 Phone: 404-532-0022

IDAHO

BOISE GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER

www.yadiversity.org

Youth Alliance for Diversity strives to provide youth with the opportunity to meet and receive the support of other youth who are LGBTQ and allied.

305 Adams Street Garden City, ID 83714 Phone: 208-841-3220

ILLINOIS

AFFINITY COMMUNITY SERVICES

www.affinity95.org

Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization that works with and on behalf of Black LGBTQ communities, queer youth and allies.

1424-28 E. 53rd Street, Suite 306 Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773-324-0377
Email: [email protected]

UP CENTER OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

www.unitingpride.org

Talk it UP is a peer-run LGBTQ support group for middle and high-school youth. LGBTQ youth can expect an atmosphere of acceptance and support while meeting other LGBTQ youth.

202 S. Broadway, Suite 102 (IMC) Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-892-0071

MID ILLINOIS YOUTH ALLIANCE

www.midillinoisyouthalliance.webs.com

The Mid Illinois Youth Alliance is a group of LGBTQ youth and their allies who meet weekly.

900 Main Street, Conference Room AB Peoria, IL 61602-5004
Email: [email protected]

HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER- BROADWAY YOUTH CENTER www.howardbrown.org
Howard Brown’s Broadway Youth Center (BYC) is a safe space in which young people can access compassionate support, life-saving healthcare, and a range of support services.

4025 North Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-388-1600

HORIZONS COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.

www.horizonsonline.org

Horizons Youth Group provides a safe, supportive environment for LGBTQ youth and young adults to meet and socialize.

961 W. Montana Street Chicago, IL 60614 Phone: 773-472-6469

LESBIAN AND GAY HOTLINE

Trained volunteer resource counselors assist callers to the Helpline by providing information and referrals, as well as support, counseling, and crisis intervention.

Phone: 773-929-HELP 

 

AMIGAS LATINAS YOUTH GROUP

www.amigaslatinas.org

Amigas Latinas is a youth group specifically for Latina adolescents and 20-somethings who identify as LBTQQ.

Phone: 773-661-0940
Email: [email protected]

PROJECT VIDA

www.projectvida.org/THECRU.html

The CRU (Committed, Responsible, United) is Project Vida’s program for LGBTQ, curious, and down-low Latino & African American men 14-24 years old.

4045 W. 26th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
Phone: 773-522-4570
Email: [email protected]

INDIANA

INDIANA YOUTH GROUP

www.indianayouthgroup.org

IYG provides a safe place, a confidential environment and services which foster self-esteem, resiliency and positive decision-making skills among LGBTQ young people.

2943 E. 46th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205 Phone: 317-541-8726

IOWA

OZONE HOUSE

www.ozonehouse.org

Ozone House provides a crisis line, emergency youth shelter, transitional housing, drop-in center, counseling, case management, street outreach, community education and QueerZone, a social and support group for LGBTQ youth.

1705 Washtenaw Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Phone: 734-662-2265 Fax: 734-662-9724

Ozone Drop-In
102 N. Hamilton Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-485-2222
Fax: 734-829-0126
24-Hour Crisis Line: 734-662-2222

UNITED ACTION FOR YOUTH

www.unitedactionforyouth.org

The GLBTQ & A Youth Group is a free, informal, drop- in social and support group for LGBTQ and allied junior and senior high aged youth.

410 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319-338-7518
24 Hour Crisis Services: 319-338-7518 Email: [email protected]

IOWA PRIDE NETWORK

www.iowapridenetwork.org

The Iowa Pride Network is a state-wide non-profit organization that works directly with students, helping empower them to start and enhance gay-straight alliances in their high schools and colleges.

777 Third Street, Suite 312
Des Moines, IA 50309
Executive Director: 515-471-8062 Outreach Coordinator: 515-471-8063

KANSAS

LAWRENCE AREA GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE

www.lawrenceareagsa.wordpress.com

The mission of the GSA is to work toward a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, through education, support, social action and advocacy.

Phone: 785-330-2391 Email: [email protected]

KENTUCKY

LEXINGTON GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE

www.lexgsa.com

The GSA provides a safe environment for LGBTQ youth to meet, socialize, and support one another.

Email: [email protected]

LOUISVILLE YOUTH GROUP

www.louisvilleyouthgroup.com

LYG provides a safe, fun space for LGBTQ youth.

PO Box 406764
Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: 502-499-4427
Email: [email protected]

 
 

LOUISIANA

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROJECT OF LOUISIANA

www.jjpl.org

The LGBT and HIV/AIDS Project is dedicated to ensuring that LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system receive quality representation and secure care facilities and significantly reducing the number of incidents of violence and harassment experienced by this population in secure confinement.

1600 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-522-5437
Fax: 504-522-5430

LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF NEW ORLEANS
www.lgbtccno.org
The young adult peer support and social group is open to all people ages 18-24.

2114 Decatur Street New Orleans, LA 70116 Phone: 504-945-1103

BROTHERHOOD INC.

www.brotherhoodinc.org

MyHOUSE is a program of Brotherhood, Inc. that targets youth at high risk for HIV, including men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.

4032 Canal Street, Suite C1-A New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-566-7955

MAINE

PRYSM

www.commcc.org

PRYSM provides a safe and positive space for LGBTQ and allied youth, offering social support, leadership development, psycho-education about common problems facing youth and community education.

165 Lancaster Street
Portland, ME 04101
Program Coordinator: Tara Roberts Phone: 207-874-1030 ext. 403 Email: [email protected]

MARYLAND

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF ROCKVILLE
www.uucr.org/rainbow.php
The Rainbow Youth Alliance is a support group for LGBTQ and allied teens. RYA is a safe place to ask questions, find mutual support and learn information pertinent to their lives.

1 Welsh Park Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
RYA Coordinator: Ryan Logue Phone: 301-762-7666
Email: [email protected]

GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF BALTIMORE AND CENTRAL MARYLAND
www.glccb.org
Sufficient As I aM (SAIM) is a support group for youth dealing with issues of sexuality, coming out, relationships, etc.

241 W. Chase Street Baltimore, MD 21201 Email: [email protected] Phone: 410-837-5445

MASSACHUSETTS

FENWAY COMMUNITY HEALTH PEER LISTENING LINE
The Peer Listening Line is an anonymous and confidential phone line that offers LGBTQ youth a safe place to call for information, referrals and support.

Phone: 617-267-2535 Toll Free: 800-399-PEER

BAGLY-BOSTON ALLIANCE OF GLBT YOUTH

www.bagly.org

The Boston Alliance of GLBT Youth is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for GLBT youth aged 22 and under.

Emmanuel Church Boston 15 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116 Phone: 617-227-4313

 
 

BOSTON GLASS COMMUNITY CENTER

www.jri.org/glass

GLASS provides a drop-in center for LGBTQ youth aged 13-25. It is a safe space to relax and socialize with trained adults who are available to talk.

93 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-266-3349
Email: [email protected]

BOSTON AREA TRANSGENDER SUPPORT (BATS) www.groups.yahoo.com/group/boston-area-trans- support

BATS is a peer-run support group for transgender young adults in the Boston area.

JUSTICE RESOURCE INITIATIVE-HEALTH

www.jri.org

JRI-Health offers programs addressing the needs of persons at risk of or living with HIV/AIDS, for homeless, troubled, and GLBT youth, and for persons with a broad range of disabilities requiring supported housing.

25 West Street
Boston, MA 02116 Phone: 617-457-8150 Email: [email protected]

WALTHAM HOUSE

www.thehome.org

Waltham House is a residential home that can house up to twelve LGBTQ youth ages 14-18.

271 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-4506 Phone: 617-267-3700
Fax: 617-267-8142
Email: [email protected]

MICHIGAN

ANN ARBOR’S TEEN CENTER

www.neutral-zone.org

Riot Youth is a space for youth to talk and find support about their struggles as LGBTQ youth.

310 E. Washington Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Phone: 734-214-9995 Email: [email protected]

RUTH ELLIS CENTER

www.ruthelliscenter.com

The Center provides residential and drop-in programs for LGBTQ youth. Ruth’s House provides youth 12-21 with two programs: semi-independent living for youth ages 12-17 and transitional living for those aged 16-21. Second Stories is a Monday-Friday drop-in center.

2727 Second Avenue, Suite 158 Detroit, MI 48201-2654
Phone: 313-964-2091
Fax: 313-964-3372

Email: [email protected]

TRANS YOUTH FAMILY ALLIES

www.imatyfa.org

TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

PO Box 1471
Holland, MI 49422 Phone: 888-462-8932 Email: [email protected]

OZONE HOUSE

www.ozonehouse.org

QueerZone is a weekly program that provides a safe space for LGBTQ youth to congregate, socialize, build community and access support.

102 N. Hamilton Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-662-2265
Crisis Line: 734-662-2222
Email: [email protected]

MINNESOTA

YOUTHLINK

www.youthlinkmn.org

One housing program offered by Youth Link is the Host Home Program in which carefully-screened GLBT members open their homes to GLBT youth.

41 N. 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-252-1200
Email: [email protected]

 

 

FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

www.everyfamilymatters.org

PRIDE (from Prostitution to Independence, Dignity and Equality) is a nationally recognized and highly successful program to help women, teens and transgender youth get out and stay out of prostitution. GLBT-KIDS offers resources to GLBT youth who may have experienced trauma.

PRIDE Crisis Line Number: 612-728-2062 PRIDE Toll-Free: 888-PRIDE-99 GLBT-KIDS Phone: 877-452-8543
Email: [email protected]

DISTRICT 202

www.dist202.org

District 202 is a youth community center committed to providing social, cultural and educational opportunities by and for LGBT youth and their friends.

PO Box 8139
St. Paul, MN 55108 Phone: 651-340-6167 Email: [email protected]

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE GREATER ST. PAUL AREA
www.stpauljcc.org
The St. Paul JCC teen department supports teens who identify as GLBT or who are questioning their sexuality.

1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul MN 55116
Phone: 651-698-0751
Teen Director: 651-255-4767

SHADES OF YELLOW

shadesofyellow.org/

INSPIRE is Shades of Yellow’s youth-led program aimed towards developing youth leadership for LGBTQ Hmong (an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand) youth aged 14-24.

379 University Avenue W. #213 St. Paul, MN 55103
Email: [email protected] Phone: 651-309-0037

MISSOURI

GROWING AMERICAN YOUTH

www.growingamericanyouth.org

Growing American Youth is a social and support organization for LGBTQ youth 21 and under.

PO Box 11785
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-821-3524 ext. 3
Email: [email protected]

PASSAGES

www.kcpassages.org

Passages is a youth group for LGBTQ and allied youth, providing educational information and experiences to encourage personal growth and social interaction to ease their transition into self-acceptance and to become empowered.

620 E. Armour Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64109 Phone: 816-931-0334 Email: [email protected]

THE EQUAL YOUTH CENTER

www.equalcenter.org

EQUAL was founded on the belief that by giving youth the power to organize, lead and collaborate, youth would not only transform themselves, but transform their communities.

PO Box 32974
Kansas City, MO 64171
Phone: 816-984-0799
Email: [email protected]

MONTANA

WESTERN MONTANA COMMUNITY CENTER

www.gaymontana.org

Youth Forward is a safe and confidential gathering of LGBTQ youth ages 13-19.

127 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite 202 Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-541-6891
Email: [email protected]

 

 

HELENA YOUTH GSA

www.montanapridenetwork.org

Helena Youth GSA is a support/discussion group for LGBTQ and allied youth.

Contact: Aileen Gleizer
Phone: 406-457-2469
Email: [email protected]

NEBRASKA

RAINBOW OUTREACH METRO OMAHA GLBT CENTER, GLBT CENTER YOUTH PROGRAM www.rainbowoutreach.org
The Center Youth program is a safe and supportive place for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-23 to make friends.

1719 Leavenworth Street
Omaha, NE 68108
Phone: 402-341-0300
Email: [email protected]

PROUD HORIZONS YOUTH GROUP

www.proudhorizons.pflag-omaha.org

Proud Horizons is a youth group specifically for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13 to 23.

PO Box 390064
Omaha, NE 68139-0064 Phone: 402-291-6781

NEVADA

GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
www.thecenterlv.com
R.U.1.2. Youth Group consists of 13-19 year old LGBT and allied youth. The participants are educated on HIV prevention, coming out issues, drug and alcohol abuse and many other topics.

953 E. Sahara Avenue, B-31 Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-733-9800

NEW JERSEY

CROSSROADS PROGRAMS, INC.

www.crossroadsprograms.org

Project DISCOVERY provides specialized foster homes for LGBTQ youth, aged 12-21, who are not able to live at home but who are capable of functioning in a home environment with extra support.

610 Beverly-Rancocas Road Willingboro, NJ 08046 Phone: 609-261-5400
Fax: 609-261-1824

Email: [email protected]

PRIDE CENTER OF NEW JERSEY

www.pridecenter.org

The Youth Drop-in is for LGBTIQ and allied youth ages 17 and under.

85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100 Highland Park, NJ 08904-2701 Phone: 732-846-2232

SOCIAL JUSTICE CENTER

www.litsjc.org

The Social Justice Center offers True Colors, a drop-in program for LGBTQ youth and young adults.

LGBTQI Programs 11 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102 Phone: 973-621-2100 Email: [email protected]

AFRICAN AMERICAN OFFICE OF GAY CONCERNS
www.aaogc.org/programs
T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness I’m Fabulous) provides support to young African-American and Latina transgender girls.

877 Broad Street, Suite 211 Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-639-0700
Fax: 973-639-9722

Email: [email protected]

NEW HAMPSHIRE

OUTRIGHT

www.nhftm.org

Outright is a social & support group for LGBTQ youth.

PO Box 4064
Concord, NH 03302
Phone: 603-223-0309
Email: [email protected]

Seacoast Outright
PO Box 842 Portsmouth, NH 03801

 
 

Phone: 603-431-1013
Email: [email protected]

Manchester Outright
PO Box 492
Manchester, NH 03105
Phone: 603-537-7004
Email: [email protected]

NEW MEXICO

U21

www.commonbondnm.org

U21 is open to LGBTQ and allied youth under 21. It is largely a social time with some planned events and sessions, such as arts & crafts, poetry, information on the community, films, dances and workshops.

MCC Albuquerque
1101 Texas Street NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 Email: [email protected]

TRANS YOUTH SUPPORT GROUP

www.tgrcnm.org

Young Women United
120 Morningside Drive NE Albuquerque, NM 87108 Email: [email protected]

NEW YORK

AIDS COMMUNITY RESOURCES

www.aidescommunityresources.com

AIDS Community Resources is a center of support for LGBTQ youth throughout New York State. The Q Center offers a number of programs, support group meetings, and activities for youth.

627 West Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-475-2430
Fax: 315-472-6515
Hotline: 888-475-2437
Email: [email protected]

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COALITION ON HIV/AIDS (APICHA)
www.apicha.org
APICHA offers a Young People’s Project, as well as a weekly LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander youth group.

400 Broadway
New York, NY 10013 Phone: 212-620-7287 Email: [email protected]

THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT

www.alp.org

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area.

Brooklyn
85 S. Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 Phone: 718-596-0342

Manhattan
147 W. 24th Street, 3rd floor New York, NY 10011-1911 Phone: 212-463-0342 Email: [email protected]

BRONX COMMUNITY PRIDE CENTER

www.bronxpride.org

Youth Services includes The Spot Next Door, a drop-in center open Monday-Friday; Operation Home Base, a case management program for homeless and at-risk youth; free legal services; the Youth Leadership Institute and a Youth Advisory Board.

448 E. 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Phone: 718-292-4368
Fax: 718-292-4999
Email: [email protected]

THE ALI FORNEY CENTER (AFC) HEADQUARTERS
www.aliforneycenter.org
The Ali Forney Center offers a Day Center, Emergency Housing Program and Transitional Housing for LGBTQ youth.

527 W. 22nd Street, 1st Floor New York, NY 10011 Phone: 212-222-3427
Fax: 212-222-5861

Day Center
527 W. 22nd Street, 1st Floor New York, NY 10011 Phone: 212-206-0574
Fax: 212-206-7486

 

HEALTH AND EDUCATION ALTERNATIVES FOR TEENS
www.heatprogram.org/lgbt.html
HEAT’s LGBT program provides case management, HIV/STD screening, mental health services, hormone therapy treatment and various social and support groups.

760 Parkside Avenue, Room 308 Brooklyn, NY 11226
Phone: 718-467-4446
Email: [email protected]

SCO FAMILY SERVICES

www.sco.org

SCO Family Services provides a continuum of community based residential programs for 24 homeless and at-risk LGBTQ youth.

1 Alexander Place Glen Cove, NY 11542 Phone: 516-671-1253

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH OF NEW YORK
www.homelessyouthservices.org
Sylvia’s Place is an emergency night shelter with beds for GLBTQ youth ages 16-23. It accepts walk-ins after 6PM 365 days a year.

446 W. 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-629-7440
Email: [email protected]

NEW ALTERNATIVES

www.newalternativesnyc.org

New Alternatives provides basic items, case management, recreation, community building, several support groups and a Life Skills dinner group for homeless LGBT youth ages 16-24.

50 E. 7th Street
New York, NY 10003

GAY ALLIANCE OF THE GENESEE VALLEY

www.gayalliance.org

The Youth Center is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive place for youth ages 13-23 to discuss issues, make friends and get support.

875 E. Main Street, Suite 500 Rochester, NY 14605
Phone: 585-244-8640
Email: [email protected]

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

www.jccmanhattan.org

The JCC offers two social and support groups for LGBTQ Jewish youth: Cometfire for youth aged 11-14, and Jqyouth for young adults aged 18-30.

334 Amsterdam Avenue
New Y ork, NY 10023
Phone: 646-505-4444
Fax: 212-799-0254
Email: [email protected]

Cometfire
Contact: Scott Quasha Email: [email protected] Phone: 646-505-5708

Jqyouth
Email: [email protected] Phone: 646-505-5708

CAPITAL PRIDE CENTER

www.capitalpridecenter.org

Center Youth offers LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-18 a peer support group, healthy social opportunities and various opportunities to participate in activism.

332 Hudson Avenue Albany, NY 12210
Email: [email protected]

GREEN CHIMNEYS CHILDREN’S SERVICES, INC.
www.greenchimneys.org
The Gramercy Residence houses 25 LGBTQ teenagers in foster care aged 16-21. It provides a Supervised Independent Living Program, the agency operated boarding home for LGBTQ youth 12-16; a Transitional Living Apartment Program for youth 17-21 and a Basic Center that provides emergency shelter and referrals for homeless and runaway youth 14-21.

456 W. 145th Street, Suite 1 New York, NY 10031 Phone: 212-491-5911
Fax: 212-368-8975

 
 

HETRICK-MARTIN INSTITUTE

www.hmi.org

The Supportive Services Department of the Hetrick- Martin Institute provides services for homeless and at- risk LGBTQ youth.

740 Broadway, 8th Floor New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-674-2400 ext. 247

URBAN JUSTICE CENTER

www.urbanjustice.org

The Peter Cicchino Youth Project provides legal services to LGBT youth who are homeless, in foster care or in the juvenile justice system.

666 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 646-602-5600 Fax: 212-533-4598

LAWYERS FOR CHILDREN

www.lawyersforchildren.org

LFC has published a handbook for GLBTQ youth in foster care with a list of resources in NYC and information about legal rights. They also provide legal services to GLBTQ youth in foster care.

110 Lafayette Street New Y ork, NY 10013 Phone: 212-966-6420

STATEN ISLAND LGBT CENTER

www.silgbtcenter.org

The Center offers extensive youth programming, including a drop-in space, support groups for teens and young adults, safer sex resources and opportunities to develop creative and leadership skills.

75 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: 718-808-1360 Fax: 718-808-1397 Email: [email protected]

THE DOOR

www.door.org

In addition to health, legal, education, counseling and career services, the Door also provides a wide range of programs and services geared towards LGBTQ members.

121 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-941-9090 ext. 3328

FIERCE

www.fiercenyc.org

FIERCE is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of LGBTQ youth of color in New York City. It develops politically conscious leaders who are invested in improving themselves and their communities through youth-led campaigns, leadership development programs, and cultural expression.

147 West 24th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10011
Phone: 646-336-6789
Fax: 646-336-6788

GAY MEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT (GMAD)

www.gmad.org

MARS is the young adult program of GMAD, an organization of gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning men of color. MARS offers members training workshops, recreational activities, connections to local shelters and service organizations and a positive space for GBTQ youth to socialize.

103 E. 125th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10035
Phone: 212-828-1697 ext. 117 Email: [email protected]

THE RASHAWN BRAZELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP MENTORING PROGRAM www.gmad.org/mars/page2.htm
The Rashawn Brazell Memorial Scholarship Mentoring Program connects scholars to a variety of professionals who have pledged time and support for the Memorial Fund, as well as the larger community of African- descended LGBT people and their allies.

85 S. Oxford Street
Brooklyn, New York 11217 Phone: 718-596-0342 ext. 45 Email: [email protected]

SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT

www.srlp.org

Sylvia Rivera Law Project provides free legal services to transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming low- income people and people of color. It represents and advises clients in a variety of contexts.

147 West 24th Street, 5th floor New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-337-8550
Toll Free: 866-930-3283 Email: [email protected]

Fax: 212-337-1872

 
 

NORTH DAKOTA

BISMARK GAY AND PROUD YOUTH GROUP

Phone: 701-255-6120

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA LAMBDA YOUTH NETWORK
www.angelfire.com/nc/nclambda/
NCLYN is collaborating with a transitional housing agency in Durham to offer a residential program specifically for LGBTQ youth.

343 W. Main Street, Suite 201 Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-683-3037

LGBT CENTER OF RALEIGH

www.lgbtcenterofraleigh.org

The Center includes youth programming.

411 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-832-4484
Fax: 919-832-4483
Email: [email protected]

WRENN HOUSE

www.havenhousenc.org

Wrenn House is the only homeless/runaway crisis intervention program and shelter for youth in the Triangle. It partners with the LGBT Center of Raleigh to provide services for LGBTQ youth.

908 W. Morgan Street Raleigh, NC 27603 Phone: 919-832-786

INSIDEOUT

www.insideout180.org

iNSIDEoUT is a youth-founded, youth-led organization that provides leadership opportunities and a safe space for North Carolina’s Triangle-area LGBTQ and allied youth, both in and out of schools.

Contact: Corrin Donahue
Email: [email protected]

TIME OUT YOUTH

www.timeoutyouth.org

Time Out Youth is dedicated to providing support, advocacy and education to LGBTQ and allied youth aged 13-23 in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.

1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone: 704-344-8335
Fax: 704-344-8186
Email: [email protected]

OHIO

LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER CLEVELAND
www.lgbtcleveland.org
The Center offers counseling support for youth ages 14- 24. Youth programming and HIV testing is open to LGBTQ youth ages 14-24. The Trans-Formers program is a support group for trans young adults ages 18-30, facilitated by a licensed counselor.

6600 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44102 Phone: 216-651-5428 Fax: 216-651-6439

RAINBOW AREA YOUTH (RAY)

www.toledoray.org

Rainbow Area Youth (RAY) is a peer-based support group created to provide emotional support, social opportunities, and health education to sexual minority teens.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 2272 Collingwood Boulevard Toledo, OH 43620
Phone: 419-255-7510

Email: [email protected]

KALEIDOSCOPE YOUTH CENTER

www.kycohio.org

Kaleidoscope Youth Center provides a drop-in center, counseling, homework help, and various recreational & educational opportunities.

1904 N. High Street Columbus, Ohio
Phone: 614-294-KIDS (5437) Fax: 614-297-5906

 
 

OKLAHOMA

CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TRANSGENDER SUPPORT GROUP
www.twofoldgroup.org
This group is for transgender people and their allies.

PO Box 75784
Oklahoma City, OK 73147-0784 Phone: 405-443-4131
Email: [email protected]

GAY LESBIAN BI YOUTH GROUP

311 South Madison Avenue Tulsa, OK 74120-3208 Phone: 918-587-1300

OKC YOUTH UNITED

www.okcyu.org

The mission of Oklahoma City Youth United is to provide a safe, inclusive and affirming environment to youth, 14-20, of all genders and sexual orientations from the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

First Unitarian Church
600 NW 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Email: [email protected]

OPENARMS YOUTH PROJECT

www.openarmsproject.org

Openarms brings LGBTQ and allied youth together to build a peer-based community that empowers them to end isolation, create a progressive youth voice and increase well being and self-esteem.

2015-B S. Lakewood Avenue Tulsa, OK 74112 Phone/Hotline: 918-838-7104

YOUTH SERVICES OF TULSA –LGBTQ SUPPORT GROUP
www.yst.org

311 S. Madison Avenue Tulsa, OK 74120 Phone: 918-582-0061

OREGON

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER (SMYRC)
www.smyrc.org
SMYRC provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free and alcohol- and drug-free space for sexual minority youth ages 23 and younger.

3024 N.E. M.L. King, Jr. Boulevard Portland, OR 97212
Phone: 503-872-9664 ext. 35
Fax: 503-231-3051

Email: [email protected]

OUTSIDE IN

www.outsidein.org

Outside In provides housing, education, employment, counseling, medical care, food, recreation and a safe space. Outside In is a national leader in serving LGBTQ youth.

1132 SW 13th Avenue Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-535-3800
Fax: 503-223-6837
Medical clinic: 503-535-3890 Email: [email protected]

TRANSACTIVE

www.transactiveonline.org

TransActive is a monthly social & support group for trans youth 12-21.

OHSU Richmond Clinic
3930 S.E. Division Street Portland, OR 97202
Phone: 503-252-3000
Email: [email protected]

PENNSYLVANIA

LUTHERAN CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA www.lcfsinpa.org
Bethel House is a group home for dependent LGBT youth aged 15-18, in Philadelphia, PA.

937 South 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 Phone: 215-339-8002 Fax: 215-339-8070

 

 

ATTIC YOUTH CENTER

www.atticyouthcenter.org

The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society.

255 South 16th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-545-4331
Email: [email protected]

RHODE ISLAND

YOUTH PRIDE, INC.

www.youthpride-ri.org

YPI’s programming is dedicated to meeting the social, emotional and educational needs of LGBTQ youth.

95 Cedar Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-421-5626
Fax: 401-274-1990
Email: [email protected]

SOUTH CAROLINA

AFFIRM

www.affirmyouth.org

AFFIRM provides LGBTQ youth education, social activities and referrals to related services.

PO Box 4094
Greenville, SC 29608
Phone: 864-467-9004
Email: [email protected]

WE ARE FAMILY

www.waf.org

SafeSpace is a weekly gathering of LGBTQ and allied youth 16-23 who get together to share their experiences, express their feelings, and find encouragement among their peers.

PO Box 21806 Charleston, SC 29413 Phone: 843-637-9379 Email: [email protected]

SOUTH DAKOTA

THE BLACK HILLS CENTER FOR EQUALITY

www.bhcfe.org

PRISM is a gay-straight alliance for youth ages 15-25 that provides support to young people who are in the process of coming out, as well as their allies.

1102 West Rapid Street Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-348-3244

CENTER FOR EQUALITY

www.centersforequalitysd.org

The Drop-in Center is open regularly for youth and the general community.

406 S. 2nd Avenue, Suite 102 Sioux Falls, SD 57104 Phone: 605-331-1153

TENNESSEE

ONE-IN-TEEN YOUTH SERVICES

www.one-in-teen.org

The Mission of One-In-Teen Youth Services, Inc. shall be to provide a continuum of support and services to benefit LGBTQ youth and youth-serving agencies throughout Middle Tennessee.

703 Berry Road
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 877-663-4686
Email: [email protected]

MEMPHIS GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER
www.mglcc.org
Queer as Youth is a place for youth ages 14 to 19 to meet and hang out with other youth while learning and expressing their creativity in a safe space.

892 S. Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104 Phone: 901-278-6422 Email: [email protected]

 
 

TEXAS

OUT YOUTH

www.outyouth.org

Out Youth’s mission is to promote the well-being of sexual minority youth so that they can openly and safely explore and affirm their identities.

909 E. 49 1/2 Street Austin, TX 78751 Phone: 512-419-1233 Email: [email protected]

YOUTH FIRST TEXAS

www.youthfirsttexas.org

Youth First Texas provides numerous resources for LGBTQ and allied youth, including counseling services, support groups, educational programming, recreational activities and leadership development.

Utah

GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF UTAH

www.glccu.com

The Youth Activity Center’s mission is to bring sexual minority youth together to build a peer-based community. The YAC serves homeless LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ youth in foster care.

355 N. 300 W., 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84103 Phone: 801-539-8800
Toll free phone: 888-874-2743 Email: [email protected]

UTAH PRIDE CENTER

www.utahpridecenter.org

Tolerant Intelligent Network of Teens (TINT) is the Center’s youth activity center which provides a safe place for LGBTQ people ages 14-20.

361 N. 300 W., 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-539-8800
Email: [email protected]

VERMONT

OUTRIGHT VERMONT

www.outrightvt.org/wordpress

The Mission of Outright is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for LGBTQ youth.

241 N. Winooski Avenue
McClure Mutigenerational Building Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-865-9677
Fax: 802-861-2075
Email: [email protected]

YOUTH OF COLOR SUPPORT GROUP –CASEY FAMILY SERVICES www.caseyfamilyservices.org/ourdivisions/vermont This group is open to all teens of color, ages 13 to 17, in Vermont’s Upper Valley. It meets on the first Sunday of the month.

35 Railroad Row, Suite 400
White River Junction, VT 05001 Contact: Claudia Brandenburg
Phone: 802-649-1400 ext. 8142
Email: [email protected]

Fax: 512-419-1232

3918 Harry Hines Boulevard Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-879-0400 Toll-Free: 866-547-5972
Email: [email protected]

UTAH

Fax: 469-547-5972

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
UTAH’S HOMELESS YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER
www.voa.org
HYRC runs a 3-part program for homeless youth, and about 30% of the youth it serves report being LGBTQ. Programs include a drop-in center, a transitional living center and a street outreach program that focuses on reaching young male prostitutes.

655 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: 801-364-0744 Fax: 801-364-0745

LGBTQ OUT OF HOME YOUTH INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
Melissa Larsen, CSW
Melissa is an independent consultant and trainer concerning homeless LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ youth in foster care.

Phone: 801-706-9168
Email: [email protected]

 
 

VIRGINIA

ROSMY

www.rosmy.org

Richmond Organization for Sexual Minority Youth (ROSMY) was created for all youth aged 14-20 who are LGBTQ. ROSMY offers a drop-in center, support groups, a youth support line and a leadership program.

2311 Westwood Avenue Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-644-4800
Support Line: 888-644-4390 Email: [email protected]

WASHINGTON

LA-BA-TE-YAH YOUTH HOME COMMUNITY

La-Ba-Te-Yah is an independent living program for homeless youth, for urban Native Americans and youth of color. There is case management on site. It includes a Two-Spirit Program.

9010 13th Avenue N.W. Seattle, WA 98117-3405 Phone: 206-781-8303

YOUTH CARE

www.youthcare.org

Youth Care offers transitional living for homeless youth 18-21 and an emergency shelter for 12-17 year olds.

Isis House: 206-694-4507
The Shelter: 206-694-4506
24 Hour Help/Referral Line: 800-495-7802

SEATTLE COUNSELING SERVICES

www.seattlecounseling.org

Seattle Counseling Services specializes in providing mental health services to the LGBTQI community. Youth Services offers counseling and support groups for youth.

1216 Pine Street, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-323-1768Fax: 206-323-2184 Email: [email protected]

LAMBERT HOUSE

www.lamberthouse.org

Lambert House is a center for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14-23 that encourages empowerment through the development of leadership, social and life skills.

PO Box 23111 Seattle, WA 98102 Phone: 206-322-2515

OASIS YOUTH CENTER

www.oasisyouthcenter.hypermart.net

Oasis is the only drop-in and support center dedicated to the needs of GLBTQ youth ages 14-24 in Pierce County and is a program of the Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

3520 South Pine Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Office Phone: 253-671-2838 Emergency Cell Phone: 253-988-2108 Email: [email protected]

VISTA YOUTH CENTER

www.vistayouthcenter.org

Vista Youth Center offers LGBTQ individuals between the ages of 14-21 a unique combination of direct service, social service and referrals.

2625 W. Bruneau Place, Suite E Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 509-396-5198

WASHINGTON, DC

ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH

www.advocatesforyouth.com

Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates for Youth offers resources specifically for LGBTQ youth and their families.

2000 M Street N Washington, DC 2003 Phone: 202-419-342 Fax: 202-419-1448

 
 

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH ASSISTANCE LEAGUE (SMYAL)
www.smyal.org
SMYAL is a center for LGBTQI youth that has a comprehensive list of housing options for youth and can refer to youth to the LGBT friendly housing.

410 7th Street, SE Washington, DC 20003 Phone: 202-546-5940 ext.104 Fax: 202-544-1306

Brotherhood University
Brotherhood University is SMYAL’s HIV prevention intervention for young men of color who sleep with men.

Phone: 202-546-5940 ext. 105 Email: [email protected]

MY SISTAHS

www.amplifyyourvoice.org

MySistahs was created by and for young women of color to provide information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and advocacy.

2000 M Street N.W., Suite 750 Washington, DC 20036 Phone: 202-419-3420

TRANSGENDER EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

www.tgea.net

TGEA is a website offering a wealth of resources to the transgender community in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington DC.

WISCONSIN

LGBT CENTER OF SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN

www.lgbtsewisc.org

The center offers programs and services for LGBTQ people, youth, transgender people, people of color and those with HIV/AIDS, LGBT seniors, parents and family of LGBT youth and children with LGBT parents.

1456 Junction Avenue Racine, WI 53403
Phone: 262-664-4100
Fax: 262-664-4104
Email: [email protected]

MILWAUKEE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER

www.mkelgbt.org

Project Q, the youth program of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, provides a safe space for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 24 and under.

315 W. Court Street, First Floor Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: 414-223-3220
Fax: 414-271-2161

WYOMING

WIND RIVER COUNTRY INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH

Wind River Country Initiative for Youth is an alliance of LGBTQ and allied people of Native American and Caucasian ancestry who work to address multiple oppressions at the local level.

Email: [email protected]