Regional Organizations By State

Regional Organizations By State

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Alabama

GLBT ADVOCACY & YOUTH SERVICES, INC. (GLBTAYS)
www.glbtays.org
P.O. Box 3443, Huntsville, AL 35810
256-425-7804

ALABAMA LGBT MENTORS
www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=117888378225291
preston_whitt25@hotmail.com

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ALASKA

IDENTITY, INC
www.identityinc.org
336 East 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501
907-929-4528

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

ANCHORAGE MPOWERMENT PROJECT (AMP)
www.bentalaska.com/tag/anchorage-mpowermentproject-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.

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ARIZONA

1n10
www.1n10.org
Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Michael Weakley
Phone: 602-475-7456
Email: michael@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.

EON
www.wingspan.org
520-624-1779 ext. 115
kjackson@wingspan.org

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

ARKANSAS

NWA CENTER FOR EQUALITY
www.nwacenterforequality.org
179 N. Church Avenue, Suite 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-966-9014
Toll Free: 888-391-9222
cseitz@nwacenterforequality.org

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

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CALIFORNIA

THE PACIFIC CENTER
www.pacificcenter.org
2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-548-8283

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.

L.A. GAY & LESBIAN CENTER
www.laglc.convio.net
1625 N. Schrader Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-993-7450
youthservices@laglc.org

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 dormstyle 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.

LIFEWORKS MENTORING

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1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
818-506-5344
info@lifeworksmentoring.org
 

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.

SISTERS OF SAKIA
www.myspace.com/sistersofsakia
PO Box 743038
Los Angeles, CA 90004
310-902-6292
sistersofsakia@gmail.com

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

ZUNA INSTITUTE
www.zunainstitute.org
4660 Natomas Boulevard 120-181
Sacramento, CA 95835
916-207-1037
info@zunainstitute.org

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.

THE CENTER LONG BEACH
www.centerlb.org
2017 E. Fourth Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
562-434-4455 ext. 227
youth@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.

STANISLAUS PRIDE CENTER
www.stanpride.org
201 Needham Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: 209-338-0855
Fax: 209-338-0852
modteens@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.

SACRAMENTO GAY AND LESBIAN CENTER
www.saccenter.org
1927 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: 916-442-0185
Fax: 916-325-1840
info@saccenter.org

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

WALDEN FAMILY SERVICES
www.waldenfamily.org
6150 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92120
Phone: 619-584-5777
Fax: 619-584-5757

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

LARKIN STREET YOUTH SERVICES
www.larkinstreetyouth.org
701 Sutter Street, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 415-673-0911
Fax: 415-749-3838

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.

THE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER OF SAN DIEGO
www.thecentersd.org
3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-255-7854 ext. 102
yhp@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.

THE ARK OF REFUGE
www.arkofrefuge.org
1025 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-861-6566
Fax: 415-861-6103
info@arkofrefuge.org

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

CENTER FOR YOUNG WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT
www.cywd.org/nelly.html
832 Folsom Street, Suite #700
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 415-703-8800
Fax: 415-703-8818
marlene@cywd.org

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.

LEGAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN
www.lsc-sf.org
1254 Market Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-863-3762
Fax: 415-863-7708

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.

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER WELLNESS CENTER
www.apiwellness.org/youth.html
730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-292-3400

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.

THE CENTER ORANGE COUNTY
www.thecenter.org
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

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.

BILLY DEFRANK LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
www.defrankyouthspace.org
938 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-293-3040
Intake Line: 408-343-7940
youthprog@defrank.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.

SPECTRUM
www.spectrumlgbtcenter.org
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
info@spectrumlgbtcenter.org

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

SOUTH BAY CENTER
www.southbaycenter.org
PO Box 4218
Torrance, CA 90510
Phone: 310-328-6550
Youth: 310-328-6550
youngadults@southbaycenter.org

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

REACH LA
www.reach.la
1400 E. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 240
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Phone: 213-622-1650
reachla@earthlink.net

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.

BIENESTAR
www.bienestar.org/eng/page/114/LGBT-Youth.html
5326 East Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
323-727-7896 ext. 116
info@bienestar.org

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

THE CENTER
www.thecentersd.org/programs/youth-services/hillcrestyouth-
center.html

1807 Robinson Avenue, Suite 106
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-692-2077 ext. 116
hyc@thecentersd.org

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.

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COLORADO

THE GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF COLORADO
www.glbtcolorado.org
PO Box 9798
Denver, CO 80209
Phone: 303-831-0442
Fax: 303-282-9399
info@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.

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

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

THE TWO SPIRIT NATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE
www.twospiritnce.net
PO Box 140634
Edgewater, CO 80214
apmxtd@hotmail.com
Phone: 720-261-1854

The Two Spirit Society of Denver provides community outreach to GBLT Two Spirit, Native, youth, elders, and the non-Native community.

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CONNECTICUT

CONNECTICUT HARTFORD GAY AND LESBIAN HEALTH COLLECTIVE
www.hglhc.org
1841 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06114
Phone: 860-278-4163
Fax: 860-278-5995
info@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.

TRUE COLORS, SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
www.ourtruecolors.org
576 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
860-232-0050
safeharbor@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.

OUTSPOKEN
www.ctoutspoken.com
Triangle Community Center
River View Plaza
19 River Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
203-227-1755
dwoog@optonline.net

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

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DELAWARE

J.U.S.T. FOR YOUTH
www.justforyouthde.org
1308 Delaware Avenue, Suite 10
Wilmington, DE 19806
302-547-6629

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.

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FLORIDA

COMPASS (GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES)
www.compassglcc.com
201 N. Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Phone: 561-533-9699
Fax: 561-586-0635
compass@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.

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

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

JACKSONVILLE AREA SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH NETWORK, INC. (JASMYN)
www.jasmyn.org
923 Peninsular Place
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone: 904-389-3857
Youth Information Line: 904-389-0089
Fax: 904-389-3089
jasmyn@jasmyn.org

The Mission of the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN) is to support and empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth by creating safe space, providing youth development services and bringing people and resources together to promote diversity and human rights.

ORLANDO YOUTH ALLIANCE
www.orlandoyouthalliance.org
PO Box 536944
Orlando, FL 32853
Phone: 407-244-1222

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.

THE ALLIANCE FOR GLBTQ YOUTH
www.glbtqalliance.com
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
alliance@glbtqalliance.org

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

PRIDELINES YOUTH SERVICES
www.pridelines.org
9526 NE 2nd Avenue #104
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Phone: 305-571-9601
Fax: 305-571-9602

victor@pridelines.org

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

THE PRIDE CENTER
www.glccsf.org
2040 N. Dixie Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Phone: 954-463-9005
Fax: 954-764-6522

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.

SUNSHINE SOCIAL SERVICES, INC.
www.sunserve.org
1480 SW 9th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Admin. Phone: 954-764-5150
Intake/Info/Referral Line: 954-548-4602
info@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.

ZEBRA COALITION
www.zebrayouth.org
PO Box 1513
Windermere, FL 34786
877-909-3272

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.

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GEORGIA

ATLANTA JEWISH LGBT CENTER
www.therainbowcenter.org
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: 770-677-9471

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

THE RAINBOW PROGRAM
www.chriskids.org
3111 Clairmont Road, Suite B
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-457-1721
Fax: 404-486-9053
generalinfo@chriskids.org

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

YOUTHPRIDE
www.youthpride.org
1017 Edgewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: 404-521-9713
24/7 Crisis Line: 404-521-9711
terence@youthpride.org

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

FIERCE YOUTH RECLAIMING AND EMPOWERING (FYRE)
www.fyrerj.org/
PO Box 8551
Atlanta, GA 31106
Phone: 404-532-0022

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.

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IDAHO

BOISE GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER
www.yadiversity.org
305 Adams Street
Garden City, ID 83714
Phone: 208-841-3220

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.

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ILLINOIS

AFFINITY COMMUNITY SERVICES
www.affinity95.org
1424-28 E. 53rd Street, Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773-324-0377
admin@affinity95.org

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

UP CENTER OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY
www.unitingpride.org
202 S. Broadway, Suite 102 (IMC)
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-892-0071

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.

MID ILLINOIS YOUTH ALLIANCE
www.midillinoisyouthalliance.webs.com
900 Main Street, Conference Room AB
Peoria, IL 61602-5004
miya2011@sbcglobal.net

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

HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTERBROADWAY YOUTH CENTER
www.howardbrown.org
4025 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-388-1600

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.

HORIZONS COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.
www.horizonsonline.org
961 W. Montana Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-472-6469

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

LESBIAN AND GAY HOTLINE
773-929-HELP

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

AMIGAS LATINAS YOUTH GROUP
www.amigaslatinas.org
773-661-0940
amigaslatinas.chicago@gmail.com

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

PROJECT VIDA
www.projectvida.org/THECRU.html
4045 W. 26th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
773-522-4570
csamaniego@projectvida.org

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

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INDIANA YOUTH GROUP
www.indianayouthgroup.org
2943 E. 46th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
317-541-8726

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

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IOWA

OZONE HOUSE
www.ozonehouse.org
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

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.

UNITED ACTION FOR YOUTH
www.unitedactionforyouth.org
410 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319-338-7518
24 Hour Crisis Services: 319-338-7518
glbtqa@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.

IOWA PRIDE NETWORK
www.iowapridenetwork.org
777 Third Street, Suite 312
Des Moines, IA 50309
Executive Director: 515-471-8062
Outreach Coordinator: 515-471-8063

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.

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KANSAS

LAWRENCE AREA GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE
www.lawrenceareagsa.wordpress.com
785-330-2391
arlakan@usd497.org

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.

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KENTUCKY

LEXINGTON GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE
www.lexgsa.com
marycrone@insightbb.com

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

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
lygmail@louisvilleyouthgroup.com

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LOUISIANA

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROJECT OF LOUISIANA
www.jjpl.org
1600 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-522-5437
Fax: 504-522-5430

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.

LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF NEW ORLEANS
www.lgbtccno.org
2114 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: 504-945-1103

The young adult peer support and social group is open to all people ages 18-24.

BROTHERHOOD INC.
www.brotherhoodinc.org
4032 Canal Street, Suite C1-A
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-566-7955

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.

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MAINE

PRYSM
www.commcc.org
165 Lancaster Street
Portland, ME 04101
Program Coordinator: Tara Roberts
207-874-1030 ext. 403
robert@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.

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MARYLAND

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF ROCKVILLE
www.uucr.org/rainbow.php
1 Welsh Park Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
RYA Coordinator: Ryan Logue
301-762-7666
ryacoordinator@yahoo.com

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.

GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF BALTIMORE AND CENTRAL MARYLAND
www.glccb.org
241 W. Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-837-5445
info@glccb.org

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MASSACHUSETTS

FENWAY COMMUNITY HEALTH PEER LISTENING LINE
Phone: 617-267-2535
Toll Free: 800-399-PEER

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.

BAGLY-BOSTON ALLIANCE OF GLBT YOUTH
www.bagly.org
Emmanuel Church Boston
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-227-4313

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.

BOSTON GLASS COMMUNITY CENTER
www.jri.org/glass
93 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02115
617-266-3349
jlopez@jri.org

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.

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

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

JUSTICE RESOURCE INITIATIVE-HEALTH
www.jri.org
25 West Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-457-8150
jrihealth@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.

WALTHAM HOUSE
www.thehome.org
271 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-4506
Phone: 617-267-3700
Fax: 617-267-8142
mdenofrio@thehome.org

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

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MICHIGAN

ANN ARBOR’S TEEN CENTER
www.neutral-zone.org
310 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
734-214-9995
lwernick@umich.edu

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

RUTH ELLIS CENTER
www.ruthelliscenter.com
2727 Second Avenue, Suite 158
Detroit, MI 48201-2654
Phone: 313-964-2091
Fax: 313-964-3372
info@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.

TRANS YOUTH FAMILY ALLIES
www.imatyfa.org
PO Box 1471
Holland, MI 49422
888-462-8932
info@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.

OZONE HOUSE
www.ozonehouse.org
102 N. Hamilton Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-662-2265
Crisis Line: 734-662-2222
queerzone@ozonehouse.org

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

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MINNESOTA

YOUTHLINK
www.youthlinkmn.org
41 N. 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-252-1200
youthlink@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.

FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES
www.everyfamilymatters.org
PRIDE Crisis Line Number: 612-728-2062
PRIDE Toll-Free: 888-PRIDE-99
GLBT-KIDS Phone: 877-452-8543
pride@fcsmn.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.

DISTRICT 202
www.dist202.org
PO Box 8139
St. Paul, MN 55108
651-340-6167
youth@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.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE GREATER ST. PAUL AREA
www.stpauljcc.org
1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul MN 55116
Phone: 651-698-0751
Teen Director: 651-255-4767

The St. Paul JCC teen department supports teens who identify as GLBT or who are questioning their sexuality.

SHADES OF YELLOW
shadesofyellow.org/
379 University Avenue W. #213
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-309-0037
info@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.

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MISSOURI

GROWING AMERICAN YOUTH
www.growingamericanyouth.org
PO Box 11785
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-821-3524 ext. 3
growingamericanyouth@gmail.com

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

PASSAGES
www.kcpassages.org
620 E. Armour Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64109
Phone: 816-931-0334
info@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.

THE EQUAL YOUTH CENTER
www.equalcenter.org
PO Box 32974
Kansas City, MO 64171
816-984-0799
support@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.

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MONTANA

WESTERN MONTANA COMMUNITY CENTER
www.gaymontana.org
127 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite 202
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-541-6891
jason@ncbimissoula.org

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

HELENA YOUTH GSA
www.montanapridenetwork.org
Contact: Aileen Gleizer
406-457-2469
aileen.gleizer@ppmontana.org

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

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NEBRASKA

RAINBOW OUTREACH METRO OMAHA GLBT CENTER, GLBT CENTER YOUTH PROGRAM
www.rainbowoutreach.org
1719 Leavenworth Street
Omaha, NE 68108
402-341-0300
glbtcenter@rainbowoutreach.org

The Center Youth program is a safe and supportive place for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-23 to make friends.

PROUD HORIZONS YOUTH GROUP
www.proudhorizons.pflag-omaha.org
PO Box 390064
Omaha, NE 68139-0064
402-291-6781

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

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NEVADA

GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
www.thecenterlv.com
953 E. Sahara Avenue, B-31
Las Vegas, NV 89104
702-733-9800

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.

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NEW JERSEY

CROSSROADS PROGRAMS, INC.
www.crossroadsprograms.org
610 Beverly-Rancocas Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Phone: 609-261-5400
Fax: 609-261-1824
julie@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.

PRIDE CENTER OF NEW JERSEY
www.pridecenter.org
85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100
Highland Park, NJ 08904-2701
Phone: 732-846-2232

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE CENTER
www.litsjc.org
LGBTQI Programs
11 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-621-2100
info@litsjc.org

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

AFRICAN AMERICAN OFFICE OF GAY CONCERNS
www.aaogc.org/programs
877 Broad Street, Suite 211
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-639-0700
Fax: 973-639-9722
brother@aaogc.org

T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness I’m Fabulous) provides support to young African-American and Latina transgender girls.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

OUTRIGHT
www.nhftm.org
PO Box 4064
Concord, NH 03302
Phone: 603-223-0309
concordoutright@nhftm.org

Seacoast Outright
PO Box 842
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 603-431-1013
seacoastoutright@nhftm.org

Manchester Outright
PO Box 492
Manchester, NH 03105
Phone: 603-537-7004
manchesteroutright@yahoo.com

Outright is a social & support group for LGBTQ youth.

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NEW MEXICO
U21
www.commonbondnm.org
MCC Albuquerque
1101 Texas Street NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
poetoishi@yahoo.com

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.

TRANS YOUTH SUPPORT GROUP
www.tgrcnm.org
Young Women United
120 Morningside Drive NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
seth@tgrcnm.org

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NEW YORK

NEW YORK AIDS COMMUNITY RESOURCES
www.aidescommunityresources.com
627 West Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-475-2430
Fax: 315-472-6515
Hotline: 888-475-2437
information@aidscommunityresources.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.

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COALITION ON HIV/AIDS (APICHA)
www.apicha.org
400 Broadway
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-620-7287
apicha@apicha.org

APICHA offers a Young People’s Project, as well as a weekly LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander youth group.

THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT
www.alp.org

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
alpinfo@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.

BRONX COMMUNITY PRIDE CENTER
www.bronxpride.org
448 E. 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Phone: 718-292-4368
Fax: 718-292-4999
info@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.

THE ALI FORNEY CENTER (AFC)
www.aliforneycenter.org
Headquarters
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

The Ali Forney Center offers a Day Center, Emergency Housing Program and Transitional Housing for LGBTQ youth.

HEALTH AND EDUCATION ALTERNATIVES FOR TEENS
www.heatprogram.org/lgbt.html
760 Parkside Avenue, Room 308
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Phone: 718-467-4446
info@heatprogram.org

HEAT’s LGBT program provides case management, HIV/STD screening, mental health services, hormone therapy treatment and various social and support groups.

SCO FAMILY SERVICES
www.sco.org
1 Alexander Place
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone: 516-671-1253

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

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH OFNEW YORK
www.homelessyouthservices.org
446 W. 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-629-7440
fwoodmccny@gmail.com

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.

NEW ALTERNATIVES
www.newalternativesnyc.org
50 E. 7th Street
New York, NY 10003

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.

GAY ALLIANCE OF THE GENESEE VALLEY
www.gayalliance.org
875 E. Main Street, Suite 500
Rochester, NY 14605
Phone: 585-244-8640
info@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.

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
www.jccmanhattan.org
334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646-505-4444
Fax: 212-799-0254
info@jccmanhattan.org

Cometfire
Contact: Scott Quasha
Phone: 646-505-5708
scottquasha@me.com

JQYouth
Phone: 646-505-5708
jqyouth@yahoo.com

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.

CAPITAL PRIDE CENTER
www.capitalpridecenter.org
332 Hudson Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
admin@jqyouth.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.

GREEN CHIMNEYS CHILDREN’S SERVICES, INC.
www.greenchimneys.org
456 W. 145th Street, Suite 1
New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-491-5911
Fax: 212-368-8975

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.

HETRICK-MARTIN INSTITUTE
www.hmi.org
740 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-674-2400 ext. 247

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

URBAN JUSTICE CENTER
www.urbanjustice.org
666 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 646-602-5600
Fax: 212-533-4598

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

LAWYERS FOR CHILDREN
www.lawyersforchildren.org
110 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
212-966-6420

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.

STATEN ISLAND LGBT CENTER
www.silgbtcenter.org
75 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: 718-808-1360
Fax: 718-808-1397
lgbt@chasiny.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.

THE DOOR
www.door.org
121 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-941-9090 ext. 3328

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.

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

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.

GAY MEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT (GMAD)
www.gmad.org
103 E. 125th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10035
Phone: 212-828-1697 ext. 117
mars@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.

THE RASHAWN BRAZELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP MENTORING PROGRAM
www.gmad.org/mars/page2.htm
85 S. Oxford Street
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Phone: 718-596-0342 ext. 45
info@rashawnbrazell.com

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.

SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT
www.srlp.org
147 West 24th Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-337-8550
Toll Free: 866-930-3283
Fax: 212-337-1872
info@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.

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NORTH DAKOTA

BISMARK GAY AND PROUD YOUTH GROUP
Phone: 701-255-6120

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NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA LAMBDA YOUTH NETWORK
www.angelfire.com/nc/nclambda/
343 W. Main Street, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-683-3037

NCLYN is collaborating with a transitional housing agency in Durham to offer a residential program specifically for LGBTQ youth.

LGBT CENTER OF RALEIGH
www.lgbtcenterofraleigh.org
411 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-832-4484
Fax: 919-832-4483
info@lgbtcenterofraleigh.org

The Center includes youth programming.

WRENN HOUSE
www.havenhousenc.org
908 W. Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-832-786

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.

INSIDEOUT
www.insideout180.org
Contact: Corrin Donahue
corrindonahue@gmail.com

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.

TIME OUT YOUTH
www.timeoutyouth.org
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone: 704-344-8335
Fax: 704-344-8186
sbentley@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.

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OHIO

LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER CLEVELAND
www.lgbtcleveland.org
6600 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
Phone: 216-651-5428
Fax: 216-651-6439

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.

RAINBOW AREA YOUTH (RAY)
www.toledoray.org
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2272 Collingwood Boulevard
Toledo, OH 43620
Phone: 419-255-7510
toledoray@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.

KALEIDOSCOPE YOUTH CENTER
www.kycohio.org
1904 N. High Street
Columbus, Ohio
Phone: 614-294-KIDS (5437)
Fax: 614-297-5906

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

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OKLAHOMA

CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TRANSGENDER SUPPORT GROUP
www.twofoldgroup.org
PO Box 75784
Oklahoma City, OK 73147-0784
Phone: 405-443-4131
info@twofoldgroup.org

This group is for transgender people and their allies.

GAY LESBIAN BI YOUTH GROUP
311 South Madison Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74120-3208
Phone: 918-587-1300

OKC YOUTH UNITED
www.okcyu.org
First Unitarian Church
600 NW 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
okcyouthgroup@gmail.com

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.

OPENARMS YOUTH PROJECT
www.openarmsproject.org
2015-B S. Lakewood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74112
Phone/Hotline: 918-838-7104

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.

YOUTH SERVICES OF TULSA –LGBTQ SUPPORT GROUP

www.yst.org

311 S. Madison Avenue

Tulsa, OK 74120
Phone: 918-582-0061

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OREGON

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER (SMYRC)
www.smyrc.org
3024 N.E. M.L. King, Jr. Boulevard
Portland, OR 97212
Phone: 503-872-9664 ext. 35
Fax: 503-231-3051
info@smyrc.org

SMYRC provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free and alcohol- and drug-free space for sexual minority youth ages 23 and younger.

OUTSIDE IN
www.outsidein.org
1132 SW 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-535-3800
Fax: 503-223-6837
Medical clinic: 503-535-3890
info@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.

TRANSACTIVE
www.transactiveonline.org
OHSU Richmond Clinic
3930 S.E. Division Street
Portland, OR 97202
Phone: 503-252-3000
info@transactiveonline.org

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

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PENNSYLVANIA

LUTHERAN CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
www.lcfsinpa.org
937 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: 215-339-8002
Fax: 215-339-8070

Bethel House is a group home for dependent LGBT youth aged 15-18, in Philadelphia, PA.

ATTIC YOUTH CENTER
www.atticyouthcenter.org
255 South 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-545-4331
info@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.

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RHODE ISLAND

YOUTH PRIDE, INC.
www.youthpride-ri.org
95 Cedar Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-421-5626
Fax: 401-274-1990
youth_pride@yahoo.com

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

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SOUTH CAROLINA

AFFIRM
www.affirmyouth.org
PO Box 4094
Greenville, SC 29608
Phone: 864-467-9004
affirmyouth@affirmyouth.org

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

WE ARE FAMILY
www.waf.org
PO Box 21806
Charleston, SC 29413
Phone: 843-637-9379
info@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.

SOUTH DAKOTA

THE BLACK HILLS CENTER FOR EQUALITY
www.bhcfe.org
1102 West Rapid Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605-348-3244

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.

CENTER FOR EQUALITY
www.centersforequalitysd.org
406 S. 2nd Avenue, Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-331-1153

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

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TENNESSEE

ONE-IN-TEEN YOUTH SERVICES
www.one-in-teen.org
703 Berry Road
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 877-663-4686
oneinteen@hotmail.com

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.

MEMPHIS GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER
www.mglcc.org
892 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: 901-278-6422
info@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.

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TEXAS

OUT YOUTH
www.outyouth.org
909 E. 49 1/2 Street
Austin, TX 78751
Phone: 512-419-1233 Fax: 512-419-1232
out@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.

YOUTH FIRST TEXAS
www.youthfirsttexas.org
3918 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-879-0400
Toll-Free: 866-547-5972
Fax: 469-547-5972
info@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.

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UTAH

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA UTAH’S HOMELESS YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER
www.voa.org
655 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-364-0744
Fax: 801-364-0745

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.

LGBTQ OUT OF HOME YOUTH INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
Melissa Larsen, CSW
Phone: 801-706-9168
melissalarsen2003@yahoo.com

Melissa is an independent consultant and trainer concerning homeless LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ youth in foster care.

GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF UTAH
www.glccu.com
355 N. 300 W., 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-539-8800
Toll free phone: 888-874-2743
gretchen@glbtccu.org

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.

UTAH PRIDE CENTER
www.utahpridecenter.org
361 N. 300 W., 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-539-8800
thecenter@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.

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VERMONT

OUTRIGHT VERMONT
www.outrightvt.org/wordpress
241 N. Winooski Avenue
McClure Mutigenerational Building
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-865-9677
Fax: 802-861-2075
info@outrightvt.org

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

YOUTH OF COLOR SUPPORT GROUP –CASEY FAMILY SERVICES
www.caseyfamilyservices.org/ourdivisions/vermont
35 Railroad Row, Suite 400
White River Junction, VT 05001
Contact: Claudia Brandenburg
Phone: 802-649-1400 ext. 8142
vermont@caseyfamilyservices.org

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.

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VIRGINIA

ROSMY
www.rosmy.org
2311 Westwood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-644-4800
Support Line: 888-644-4390
youthprograms@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.

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WASHINGTON

LA-BA-TE-YAH YOUTH HOME COMMUNITY
9010 13th Avenue N.W.
Seattle, WA 98117-3405
Phone: 206-781-8303

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.

YOUTH CARE
www.youthcare.org
Isis House: 206-694-4507
The Shelter: 206-694-4506
24 Hour Help/Referral Line: 800-495-7802

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

SEATTLE COUNSELING SERVICES
www.seattlecounseling.org
1216 Pine Street, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-323-1768Fax: 206-323-2184
info@seattlecounseling.org

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

LAMBERT HOUSE
www.lamberthouse.org
PO Box 23111
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-322-2515

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.

OASIS YOUTH CENTER
www.oasisyouthcenter.hypermart.net
3520 South Pine Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Office Phone: 253-671-2838
Emergency Cell Phone: 253-988-2108
oasisyouthcenter@gmail.com

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.

VISTA YOUTH CENTER
www.vistayouthcenter.org
2625 W. Bruneau Place, Suite E
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-396-5198

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

WASHINGTON, DC ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH
www.advocatesforyouth.com
2000 M Street N
Washington, DC 2003
Phone: 202-419-342
Fax: 202-419-1448

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.

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUTH ASSISTANCE LEAGUE (SMYAL)
www.smyal.org
410 7th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-546-5940 ext.104
Fax: 202-544-1306

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.

Brotherhood University
Phone: 202-546-5940 ext. 105
alexander.king@smyal.org

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

MY SISTAHS
www.amplifyyourvoice.org
2000 M Street N.W., Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-419-3420

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.

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.

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WISCONSIN

LGBT CENTER OF SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN
www.lgbtsewisc.org
1456 Junction Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Phone: 262-664-4100
Fax: 262-664-4104
info@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.

MILWAUKEE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
www.mkelgbt.org
315 W. Court Street, First Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: 414-223-3220
Fax: 414-271-2161

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

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WYOMING

WIND RIVER COUNTRY INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH
Email: info@uglw.org

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.

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