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LGBTQ+ Resources

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District Resources

Los Angeles LGBT Center
From housing to legal aid, healthcare to mental health, and even youth aged 18 to seniors aged 98—the center offers comprehensive care that's designed specifically for the queer and trans community.
323-860-5806 or website

The LGBTQ Center OC’s mission is to advocate on behalf of the Orange County Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/Questioning communities and provide services that ensure its well-being and positive identity.
714-953-LGBT (5428) or website

Mi SELA (Bell)
LGBTQ+ youth center that provides a safe space, homework assistance, support groups, and leadership development activities.
4265 Florence Ave, Bella, CA 90201, Instagram

Bell Gardens Community Family Service Center
The CFSC has partnered with Latino Equality Alliance to provide free LGBTQ+ resources and socials to empower our youth. The monthly meetings include workshops, academic support, community building and leadership development.
(562) 806-7700 or website

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Statewide Resources

California Civil Rights Department
Provides services to protect individuals from employment, housing, and public accommodations discrimination.
(800) 884-1684, website or

California Department of Public Health

  • Office of AIDS (OA)
    Collaborates with state agencies, universities, and organizations to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
    (916) 449-5900, website or
  • OA: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective HIV prevention strategy for eligible individuals. PrEP may be covered by private health insurance, Medicaid/Medicare and Medi-Cal. Financial assistance programs are available.
  • OA: Syringe Services Programs (SSP) & Harm Reduction
    Harm reduction programs help people who use drugs to protect themselves from injury and infections. The OA provides a directory of California SSPs near you.
    website or 
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch
    Provides information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Learn more about the different types of tests for STIs and how to get tested.
  • Division of Communicable Disease Control: Mpox
    Monitors mpox transmission in California.Learn more about mpox, symptoms and prevention. Vaccination eligibility has expanded – find out if the JYNNEOS vaccine is right for you.
    website or

CA vs. Hate
A non-emergency hate incident reporting system to report hate incidents and hate crimes. Assistance is available in over 200 languages. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
(833) 8-NO-HATE (833-866-4283) or website

Equality California
Offers educational resources on HIV/PrEP and MPOX as well as other programs on leadership, training, mentorship and HIV education.
(323) 848-9801 or website

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Non-Emergency Treatment Referral Line
An automated non-emergency substance use disorder (SUD)treatment referral line for individuals seeking SUD treatment services in California. Offered in English and Spanish.
(800) 879-2772 or website

Statewide & National Sexual Health Resources
A list ofstatewide and national resources for students and teachers on clinical services, medically accurate sexuality information, and comprehensive sexual health education materials, including 24/7 emergency hotlines.

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Nationwide Resources

The Trevor Project
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ individuals under 25. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year via text, chat, or phone.
(866) 488-7386, text 678678 or website

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
America's largest civil rights organization works to achieve LGBTQ+ equality. It provides resources, advocacy, and educational initiatives.
(800) 207-774723 or website

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
Advocates for policy change to advance the equality of transgender people. Provides resources, advocacy, and support.
(202) 642-4542, website or

GLMA (Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality)
Committed to ensuring health equity for LGBTQ+ individuals and healthcare providers. Offers resources, education, and advocacy.
(833) 456-2202, website or

Lambda Legal
National legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people and those living with HIV. Provides legal assistance, advocacy, and educational resources.

PFLAG National
Provides support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQ+ people, their parents, families, and allies. Offers local and virtual support groups.

Trans Lifeline
A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Provides support, resources, and crisis intervention.
(877) 565-8860 or website

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color. Provides directories of therapists and mental health resources.
website or

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
A national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families. Provides free legal assistance to LGBTQ people and their legal advocates.
(415) 392-8442, website or

Bisexual Resource Center
Provides resources, support, and education about bisexuality.

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