Local Resources & Support
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County.
The Kids In Crisis Lighthouse Program is a peer-to-peer support group for LGBTQ youth and their allies.
Triangle Community Center offers more than two dozen, free groups that meet weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Groups include peer support, recovery, older adult daytime programming, crafts, sober social events and youth groups.
GLSEN Connecticut is a grassroots initiative, working locally to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Anchor Health Initiative offers medical services to everyone in the community with particular expertise in the area of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Transgender medicine.
Specializes in primary care for people living with HIV, the LGBTQ community, as well as HIV prevention (PrEP & PEP), Hepatitis C, and STI testing and treatment.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing quality care to all Veterans including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Veterans.
This is a free LGBTQ peer support group for young adults ages 18-29 facilitated by young adults with lived experience.
Find additional resources and information on the NAMI national site.
RockingRecovery.org has compiled a variety of LGBTQ+ friendly resources.
The Rainbow Center (RC) provides advocacy, resources, information, social activities, training, safe space and educational programs related to UConn’s diverse community of gender identities, gender expressions and sexualities.
CCEH is proud to partner with GLAD, legal services organizations, and LGBTQ+ Health and Human Services Network to ensure equal access and dignity for transgender people served by the CT Homeless Response System.
Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Hotlines and resources from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families.
Programs and Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer or Questioning People with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorders
The Gender Diversity & Resilience Program serves transgender and gender expansive youth ages 12-18 and their families.
Click image above to play this episode, GSA and Mental Health Within the LGBTQ+ Community.
Find Gay Straight Alliance contacts and resources on this website created by the LGBTQ+ Task Force
Videos, Blogs & Other Media
The Safe Zone Project (SZP) is a free online resource providing curricula, activities, and other resources for educators facilitating Safe Zone trainings (sexuality, gender, and LGBTQ+ education sessions), and learners who are hoping to explore these concepts on their own.