• LGBTQ+ Resources

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      • Gender Spectrum provides an array of services to help youth, families, organizations and institutions understand and address concepts of Gender identity and Gender expression, including how societal, cultural, organizational and community definitions of gender can be detrimental to any young person that does not fit neatly into these categories.

      • GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.

       

      • LGBT Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. They operate three national hotlines to support youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.  

       

      • LGBT National Hotline (1-888-843-4564) 

       

      • LGBT National Youth Talkline (1-800-246-774)

       

       

      • The Rainbow Community Center (RCC) of Contra Costa County builds community and promotes well-being among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) people and allies. They provide specific clinic and school-based services to support LGBTQ youth and their families and strive to provide services that help to promote family acceptance, bring families together and improve their ability to communicate effectively. 

       

      • The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.  TrevorLifeline is crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. TrevorText is available on Fridays (4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT). Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200.

       

       

      • Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment.