Organizations Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth
Young people, caregivers, and providers who work with youth may have more questions about the best ways to support LGBTQ+ young people.
Below is a list of organizations that provide support for LGBTQ+ Youth. These are great organizations that can provide additional support for you or the young people in your life.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
Provides news, resources, and links aimed at promoting school and community safety and respect for youth regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Provides virtual programs and services for LGBTQ+ youth and includes a directory of other LGBTQ+ resources in the Austin, Texas area.
The Trevor Project
Provides crisis intervention services and other mental health resources for LGBTQ+ youth.
Resource hub and online service provider for caregivers and youth navigating the gender spectrum.
Provides resources to empower and connect youth who have LGBTQ+ caregivers.
Provides training and supports the organization of youth-led GSA clubs with an overall goal of enacting social change and providing safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth in schools and communities.
Q Chat Space
Online community for LGBTQ+ teens to talk, connect and support each other. Live chats are facilitated and monitored by staff.
LGBTQ+ centered informational article on sexual health, mental health, substance use, and discrimination.
My Sistah’s House
Trans-led organization providing a physical and online resource hub dedicated to creating safe spaces for the trans community. They provide emergency housing, help raise funds, and help people meet their physical and mental healthcare needs.
Stand With Trans
A Michigan-based non-profit organization that specifically focuses on supporting trans/non-binary youth and their families. They do this through in-person and virtual workshops, virtual/hybrid support groups, and social/family events.
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