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GLBT ADVOCACY & YOUTH SERVICES, INC. (GLBTAYS)
P.O. Box 3443, Huntsville, AL 35810
336 East 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501
Identity, Inc. builds the infrastructure for a strong LGBTQ community in Alaska through its core programs, including Youth Program Support.
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.
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.
The Homeless Youth Project offers advocacy, information, a support group, access to shelters and basic services to LGBTQ youth.
Youth Equality Services (YES) is an LGBTQ youth program providing a safe space for open dialogue, support and authentic self-expression.
THE PACIFIC CENTER
2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
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.
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.
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.
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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 is a collective that exists to empower and specifically address the needs of young queer women of African descent.
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.
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.
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.
The Center provides a safe place for LGBT people to seek free legal assistance, referrals and information without judgment.
WALDEN FAMILY SERVICES
6150 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92120
Walden Family Services’ LGBTQ Network is designed to meet the special needs of LGBTQ foster youth.
LARKIN STREET YOUTH SERVICES
701 Sutter Street, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94109
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 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 runs a 15 person transitional living facility specifically targeting LGBTQ young adults in San Francisco.
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
1254 Market Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
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
730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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
1605 N. Spurgeon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
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.
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.
30 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 160
San Rafael, CA 94903
Youth: 415-472-1945 ext. 203
Counseling: 415-472-1945 ext. 273
Spectrum is currently hosting a monthly support group for LGBTQ youth ages 14-19.
The Outlet is a social network for LGBTQ young adults ages 18-30.
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.
Mpowerment is Bienestar’s community level intervention program targeting gay/bisexual Latino youth ages 18 to 24 at risk of HIV infection.
1807 Robinson Avenue, Suite 106
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-692-2077 ext. 116
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.
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
La Gente Unida is an organization serving the needs of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in the Denver and Colorado Area.
The Two Spirit Society of Denver provides community outreach to GBLT Two Spirit, Native, youth, elders, and the non-Native community.
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.
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 is a confidential social and support group for LGBTQ youth ages 16-22.
J.U.S.T. FOR YOUTH
1308 Delaware Avenue, Suite 10
Wilmington, DE 19806
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.
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)
923 Peninsular Place
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Youth Information Line: 904-389-0089
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
PO Box 536944
Orlando, FL 32853
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 offers care coordination, community-based group and individual counseling, prevention education and youth enrichment activities.
PRIDELINES YOUTH SERVICES
9526 NE 2nd Avenue #104
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Pridelines is dedicated to supporting, educating and empowering South Florida’s LGBTQ youth in a safe and diverse environment.
THE PRIDE CENTER
2040 N. Dixie Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
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 provides life assistance and mental health care for the LGBTQ community with a focus on economically disadvantaged and marginalized youth.
PO Box 1513
Windermere, FL 34786
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.
ATLANTA JEWISH LGBT CENTER
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
The Center offers a compassionate Jewish response to LGBT Jewish people and their families by delivering support, education and resources.
The CHRIS Rainbow Program provides a safe and supportive residence for homeless LGBTQ youth.
Youth Pride offers Safe Zone, a daily after-school program, and regular support and discussion groups.
FIERCE YOUTH RECLAIMING AND EMPOWERING (FYRE)
PO Box 8551
Atlanta, GA 31106
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.
BOISE GLBT COMMUNITY CENTER
305 Adams Street
Garden City, ID 83714
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.
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
202 S. Broadway, Suite 102 (IMC)
Urbana, IL 61801
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.
The Mid Illinois Youth Alliance is a group of LGBTQ youth and their allies who meet weekly.
HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTERBROADWAY YOUTH CENTER
4025 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
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.
961 W. Montana Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Horizons Youth Group provides a safe, supportive environment for LGBTQ youth and young adults to meet and socialize.
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.
Amigas Latinas is a youth group specifically for Latina adolescents and 20-somethings who identify as LBTQQ.
The CRU (Committed, Responsible, United) is Project Vida’s program for LGBTQ, curious, and down-low Latino & African American men 14-24 years old.
INDIANA YOUTH GROUP
2943 E. 46th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
IYG provides a safe place, a confidential environment and services which foster self-esteem, resiliency and positive decision-making skills among LGBTQ young people.
1705 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
102 N. Hamilton Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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.
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
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.
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.
The GSA provides a safe environment for LGBTQ youth to meet, socialize, and support one another.
JUVENILE JUSTICE PROJECT OF LOUISIANA
1600 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113
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
2114 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
The young adult peer support and social group is open to all people ages 18-24.
4032 Canal Street, Suite C1-A
New Orleans, LA 70119
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.
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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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.
FENWAY COMMUNITY HEALTH PEER LISTENING LINE
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
Emmanuel Church Boston
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
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.
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)
BATS is a peer-run support group for transgender young adults in the Boston area.
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 is a residential home that can house up to twelve LGBTQ youth ages 14-18.
Riot Youth is a space for youth to talk and find support about their struggles as LGBTQ youth.
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.
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.
QueerZone is a weekly program that provides a safe space for LGBTQ youth to congregate, socialize, build community and access support.
One housing program offered by Youth Link is the Host Home Program in which carefully-screened GLBT members open their homes to GLBT youth.
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 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
1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul MN 55116
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
379 University Avenue W. #213
St. Paul, MN 55103
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.
Growing American Youth is a social and support organization for LGBTQ youth 21 and under.
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.
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.
Youth Forward is a safe and confidential gathering of LGBTQ youth ages 13-19.
Helena Youth GSA is a support/discussion group for LGBTQ and allied youth.
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
PO Box 390064
Omaha, NE 68139-0064
Proud Horizons is a youth group specifically for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13 to 23.
GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
953 E. Sahara Avenue, B-31
Las Vegas, NV 89104
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.
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
85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100
Highland Park, NJ 08904-2701
The Youth Drop-in is for LGBTIQ and allied youth ages 17 and under.
The Social Justice Center offers True Colors, a drop-in program for LGBTQ youth and young adults.
T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness I’m Fabulous) provides support to young African-American and Latina transgender girls.
PO Box 842
Portsmouth, NH 03801
PO Box 492
Manchester, NH 03105
Outright is a social & support group for LGBTQ youth.
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.
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.
APICHA offers a Young People’s Project, as well as a weekly LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander youth group.
THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT
85 S. Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
147 W. 24th Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10011-1911
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.
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)
527 W. 22nd Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10011
527 W. 22nd Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10011
The Ali Forney Center offers a Day Center, Emergency Housing Program and Transitional Housing for LGBTQ youth.
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
1 Alexander Place
Glen Cove, NY 11542
SCO Family Services provides a continuum of community based residential programs for 24 homeless and at-risk LGBTQ youth.
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.
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.
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.
Contact: Scott Quasha
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.
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.
456 W. 145th Street, Suite 1
New York, NY 10031
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.
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
666 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
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
110 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
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.
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.
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.
147 West 24th Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10011
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.
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 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 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.
BISMARK GAY AND PROUD YOUTH GROUP
NORTH CAROLINA LAMBDA YOUTH NETWORK
343 W. Main Street, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701
NCLYN is collaborating with a transitional housing agency in Durham to offer a residential program specifically for LGBTQ youth.
The Center includes youth programming.
908 W. Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
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 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 is dedicated to providing support, advocacy and education to LGBTQ and allied youth aged 13-23 in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.
LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER CLEVELAND
6600 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
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) is a peer-based support group created to provide emotional support, social opportunities, and health education to sexual minority teens.
KALEIDOSCOPE YOUTH CENTER
1904 N. High Street
Phone: 614-294-KIDS (5437)
Kaleidoscope Youth Center provides a drop-in center, counseling, homework help, and various recreational & educational opportunities.
This group is for transgender people and their allies.
GAY LESBIAN BI YOUTH GROUP
311 South Madison Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74120-3208
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
2015-B S. Lakewood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74112
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
311 S. Madison Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74120
SMYRC provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free and alcohol- and drug-free space for sexual minority youth ages 23 and younger.
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 is a monthly social & support group for trans youth 12-21.
LUTHERAN CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
937 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Bethel House is a group home for dependent LGBT youth aged 15-18, in Philadelphia, PA.
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.
YPI’s programming is dedicated to meeting the social, emotional and educational needs of LGBTQ youth.
AFFIRM provides LGBTQ youth education, social activities and referrals to related services.
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.
THE BLACK HILLS CENTER FOR EQUALITY
1102 West Rapid Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
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
406 S. 2nd Avenue, Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
The Drop-in Center is open regularly for youth and the general community.
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.
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.
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 provides numerous resources for LGBTQ and allied youth, including counseling services, support groups, educational programming, recreational activities and leadership development.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA UTAH’S HOMELESS YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER
655 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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
Melissa is an independent consultant and trainer concerning homeless LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ youth in foster care.
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.
Tolerant Intelligent Network of Teens (TINT) is the Center’s youth activity center which provides a safe place for LGBTQ people ages 14-20.
The Mission of Outright is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for LGBTQ youth.
YOUTH OF COLOR SUPPORT GROUP –CASEY FAMILY SERVICES
35 Railroad Row, Suite 400
White River Junction, VT 05001
Contact: Claudia Brandenburg
Phone: 802-649-1400 ext. 8142
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.
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.
LA-BA-TE-YAH YOUTH HOME COMMUNITY
9010 13th Avenue N.W.
Seattle, WA 98117-3405
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.
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 specializes in providing mental health services to the LGBTQI community. Youth Services offers counseling and support groups for youth.
PO Box 23111
Seattle, WA 98102
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 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
2625 W. Bruneau Place, Suite E
Kennewick, WA 99336
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
2000 M Street N
Washington, DC 2003
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)
410 7th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-546-5940 ext.104
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.
Phone: 202-546-5940 ext. 105
Brotherhood University is SMYAL’s HIV prevention intervention for young men of color who sleep with men.
2000 M Street N.W., Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
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
TGEA is a website offering a wealth of resources to the transgender community in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington DC.
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
315 W. Court Street, First Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Project Q, the youth program of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, provides a safe space for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 24 and under.
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.