Resources for LGBTQ+ Friends

Below are resources for anyone needing information about LGBTQ+ needs. I will continue to update this list as I learn of more resources. Please comment with any others that need to be added! Thank you!

Black Transmen
Mission Statement: ​Our mission is to ensure that all transgender men and TLGB individuals are acknowledged and provided equal access and protection under the law thereby enabling them to contribute towards a productive society.
Contact Information: https://blacktransmen.org, 855-454-310
Services Provided: 
Resources, (Mentoring, health and wellness, housing, employment, leadership development, scholarship and grants), Mens Summit conference
Location:
 National and Local

CenterPeace
Mission Statement: Since 2006, CenterPeace has been helping churches, schools, and families all over the world have conversations about faith and sexuality in a more Christ-like way. We provide a place to belongfor LGBTQ+ people, and we welcome grace-filled dialogue and respectful disagreement with all who come to the table, acknowledging Jesus as the CenterPeace of our existence.
Contact Informationhttps://www.centerpeace.netinfo@centerpeace.net, 469-955-2407 (voicemail or text)
Services Provided: Support for LGBTQ+ individuals, parents and faith leaders; Resources (Books, blogs, videos, podcast, etc.)
Location: National & Local

Coalition for Aging LGBT
Mission Statement: ​Improve and protect the quality of life of older LGBT adults in North Texas through coordination and collaborations for health, housing, advocacy, financial security, and social services.
Contact Informationhttps://www.cfa.lgbt, 972.‪528.8190
Services Provided: Housing, advocacy and education, health, social engagement
Location: Local – DFW area

Equality Texas
Mission Statement
: Equality Texas works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.
Contact Informationhttps://www.equalitytexas.org, (512) 474-5475, Info@EqualityTexas.org
Services Provided: Events, volunteer opportunities
Location: Local – State of Texas

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Mission Statement: GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments.  To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research.
Contact Informationhttp://glma.orginfo@glma.org, 202-600-8037
Services Provided: Resources (Find a provider, Health issues, transgender resources), advocacy
Location: National

GSA Network
Mission Statement
: GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
Contact Information: https://gsanetwork.orginfo@gsanetwork.org, (415) 552-4229
Services Provided: School clubs, toolkits for starting a club
Location: National & Local

It Gets Better Project
Mission Statement
: The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.
Contact Information: itgetsbetter.org
Services Provided: Stories, education
Location: National and International

Lambda Group of Alcoholics Anonymous
Mission Statement: If you think you have a drinking problem, we in the Lambda Group of Alcoholics Anonymous invite you to join us. For those of us who identify as LGBTQIA+, AA extends a helping hand, an open heart, and a life-saving and life-affirming program of recovery. 
Contact Informationhttps://www.lambdadallas.org(469) 554-0834, Zoom: 827-282-878
Services Provided: Alcoholics Anonymous in a supportive, affirming environment
Location: Local – Dallas

Lambda Legal
Mission Statement: Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Contact Informationhttps://www.lambdalegal.org212-809-8585
Services Provided: Impact litigation, education, public policy, events, volunteer opportunities
Location: National

North Texas Gay and Lesbian Alliance
Mission Statement
: Celebrating diversity & enhancing equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer North Texans.
Contact Information: www.galanorthtexas.orginfo@galantx.org
Services Provided: Monthly events, voter guides, volunteer opportunities, youth meetings and programs, training for allies, resources (organizations and partners), a bridge to other social services
Location: Local – DFW area

Promise House
Mission Statement: Promise House moves youth in crisis towards safety and success. The vision of Promise House is that every youth has a safe and nurturing place to call home.
Contact Information: promisehouse.org, 214-941-8578
Services Provided: Residential (shelter and support), outreach (working to prevent youth homelessness), trauma-informed care
Location: Local – Dallas

Resource Center
Mission Statement: Resource Center is a trusted leader that empowers the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) communities and all people affected by HIV through improving health and wellness, strengthening families and communities and providing transformative education and advocacy.
Contact Information: https://www.rcdallas.org
Services Provided: Health services, counseling, support groups, HIV services, mens services, womens services, youth services, adult 50+ services, events
Location: Local – Dallas

Texas Youth Helpline
Mission Statement: We provide free, confidential services to youth and families in crisis. 
Contact Information
: https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/youth-helpline/, 1-800-989-6884 
Services Provided: Help finding a counselor, shelter, legal information, local referrals, or someone to talk to
Location: Local – State of Texas

The Trevor Project
Mission Statement
: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
Contact Information
: https://www.thetrevorproject.org, info@thetrevorproject.org, 1-866-488-7386
Services Provided: Crisis intervention, education, resources, volunteer opportunities
Location: National

Trans-Cendence International, Inc.
Mission Statement: Trans-Cendence International is committed to the SUPPORT and well-being of the transgender and gender-diverse community and their SOFFAs (Significant Others, Family, Friends and Allies).  We work to build an inclusive community by creating programs to EDUCATE others.  We EMPOWER individuals to seek equal and civil rights to which they are entitled as members of the human race.
Contact Informationhttps://www.transcendint.org682.305.7686
Services Provided: Meetings and events, support, education, information for allies, resources (legal, mental health, health and wellness, housing and shelter, spiritual, parents/youth), training courses
Location: Local & International

Transgender Education Network of Texas
Mission Statement: TENT is an organization dedicated to furthering gender diverse equality in Texas. We work to accomplish this through education and networking in both public and private forums. Through our efforts we strive to halt discrimination through social, legislative, and corporate education. 
Contact Informationhttps://www.transtexas.orginfo@transtexas.org
Services Provided: Education, advocacy, empowerment, resources
Location: Local – State of Texas

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
Mission Statement
: To promote evidence-based care, education, research, public policy, and respect in transgender health.
Contact Informationhttps://www.wpath.org, Email form on website
Services Provided: Conferences, education, resources, publications
Location: National

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