If you have faced or witnessed anti-transgender violence, there is help!
- Call the police.
- Contact Lambda Legal’s Help Desk toll-free at 866-542-8336 or go to www.lambdalegal.org/help.
Also reach out to organizations that deal specifically with problems of violence, such as:
Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
The New York City-based AVP (www.avp.org or 212-714-1141) works to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Projects (NCAVP)
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth (866-488-7386 and www.thetrevorproject.org)
1-800-suicide (800-784-2433), a round-the-clock hotline serves the general population.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Lambda Legal at 212-809-8585, 120 Wall Street, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10005-3919. If you feel you have experienced discrimination, call our Help Desk toll-free at 866-542-8336 or go to www.lambdalegal.org/help.