LGBTQ Resources

Trevor Project – the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Human Rights Campaign – America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

New Direction Ministries – Canada based organization whose mission is to nurture safe and spacious places for those outside the heterosexual main-stream to explore and grow in faith in Jesus Christ.

Gay Christian Network – a nonprofit ministry supporting Christians worldwide who happen to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT); provides an online chat/support community, podcasts on LGBT/Christian topics, annual conference, and open, safe discussions on how to honor God with homosexual orientation (monogomous relationships vs. celibacy).

The Reformation Project – a Bible-based, Christian non-profit organization that seeks to reform church teaching on sexual orientation and gender identity.

GLSEN – Advocacy and support for LGBTQ; initiatives include the very popular Day of Silence and GSA’s (Gay/Straight Alliances) in schools to provide support for youth.

PFLAG – Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays; Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. – Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community have rates of substance abuse higher than those of the general population. Their daily battles with discrimination and stigma cause high levels of stress that may push them toward drug and alcohol use. This organization works to spread awareness and to be an informational resource for those impacted by alcohol and drug dependence.


Intimate Partner Violence

The National Domestic Violence Hotline – Highly-trained advocates can provide information, crisis intervention, help develop a safety plan, discuss options, and directly connect callers with sources of help in communities across the U.S.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence – provides a wide range of free, comprehensive and individualized technical assistance, training and resource materials.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center – offers interwoven specialized expertise across domestic violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships through various disciplines and culturally specific resources across and for the movement.

The Northwest Network – The NW Network increases our communities’ ability to support the self-determination & safety of bisexual, trans, lesbian & gay survivors of domestic & dating violence through advocacy, organizing and education.

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence – a national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities – the national institute on domestic violence focusing on Latin@ communities.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community – an organization focused on the unique circumstances of members of the African Diaspora as they face issues related to domestic violence – including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence.

National Teen Dating Abuse Online Helpline – online helpline assists teens who are, or may be, in abusive relationships.

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project – Website, information and hotline for GLBTQ victims of domestic violence and their families. Hotline: 800.832.1901


Sexual Assault / Rape / Sexual Abuse

National Sexual Assault Hotline – serves people affected by sexual violence. It automatically routes the caller to their nearest sexual assault service provider. Hotline: 800.656.HOPE

National Sexual Violence Resource Center – offers a wide variety of information relating to sexual violence including a large legal resource library. – has information and a therapist search for male survivors of sexual violence.

1in6 – (for men sexually abused as children): Provides educational information and resources for men, family and friends, and professionals. Also provides access to the online hotline.

FORGE – (For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression): Home to the Transgender Sexual Violence Project. Provides services and publishes research for transgender persons experiencing violence and their loved ones.

Darkness to Light – provide crisis intervention and referral services to children or people affected by sexual abuse of children. Hotline calls are automatically routed to a local center. Helpline: 866.FOR.LIGHT (367.5444)

Cyber Tipline – operated by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Can be used to communicate information to the authorities about child pornography or child sex trafficking. Hotline: 800.THE.LOST (843.5678)

Hope Exists After Rape Trauma – The mission of Hope Exists After Rape Trauma (H-E-A-R-T) is to provide HOPE for victims of sexual assault through the provision of essential and therapeutic support, by affecting positive change in laws influencing their lives, and by educating both the public and professionals commissioned to serve victims.