There are hundreds of youth resources for LGBTQ young people and their allies. Here’s a short list to help you get started – many of these sites have local and regional listing of resources.

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Advocates for Youth & Amplify Your Voice
www.advocatesforyouth.org & www.amplifyyourvoice.org

Campus Pride
www.campuspride.org

COLAGE – Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere
www.colage.org

GLBTNearMe: The GLBT National Resource Database
www.glbtnearme.org

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
www.glsen.org

HRC – Human Rights Campaign
www.hrc.org

It Gets Better Project
www.itgetsbetterproject.com

Make It Better Project
www.makeitbetterproject.org

PFLAG – Parent, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (National and local chapters)
www.pflag.org

Safe Schools Coalition
www.safeschoolscoalition.org

The Trevor Project – LGBTQ youth suicide prevention hotline
www.thetrevorproject.org

We are the Youth – Photojournalism project
www.wearetheyouth.org

 

HOTLINES

For LGBTQ Youth

1.800.850.8078
Trevor Helpline Crisis Intervention for LGBTQ Youth
24 hours a day, seven days a week
www.thetrevorproject.org

1.888.843.4564 (THE GLNH)
GLNH: Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
Monday – Friday, 6:00 PM-11:00 PM Eastern Time
www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org

For HIV and AIDS Information

1.800.CDC.INFO
National AIDS Information Line
24 hours a day, seven days a week

For Homeless and Runaway Youth

1.800.999.9999
The Nine Line
24 hours a day, seven days a week

1.800.231.6946
National Runaway Switchboard
24 hours a day, seven days a week

For STI Information

1.800.227.8922
STD Info Line
Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM Eastern Time

For Substance Abuse Information

1.800.252.6465
Alcohol Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week

For Survivors of Domestic Violence

1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week

 

US NORTHWEST RESOURCES

Alaska

GLSEN Chapter
www.glsen.org/alaska

Idaho

Safe Schools Coalition
www.idahossc.com

 

Montana

Montana Safe Schools Coalition
www.mhrn.org/safeschoolscoalition

Oregon

GLSEN Chapter
www.glsen.org/oregon

Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition
www.oregonsafeschools.org

The Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center
www.smyrc.org

Washington State

Camp Ten Trees
www.camptentrees.org

GLSEN Chapter
www.glsen.org/washington

Safe Schools Coalition – Intervention Service
www.safeschoolscoalition.org

Youth Suicide Prevention Program
www.yspp.org

This list is just a sampling of what resources are available. Please email us any resource databases or organizations you think we should add to list.