If you, a family member, or someone you know needs support and identifies as LGBTQIA, resources are available:
Support for transgender people by transgender people
The LGBT National Hotline
Peer support and local resource for all ages
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth. On this site you can find resources such as a coming out handbook, how to cope with anxiety and stress as an LGBTQ youth, and a guide on how to be an Ally to Transgender and Nonbinary youth.
Gay and Lesbian Latino/a AIDS Education Initiative
Address: 149 West Susquehanna Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19122
HealthyPeople.gov – LGBT Health
Healthy People 2020 aims to improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.
Women Against Abuse LGBTQ+ Resources
Women Against Abuse acknowledges the distinct challenges facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) individuals experiencing intimate partner violence. To address these challenges, programs are accessible to the LGBTQ+ community and we provide services in a manner that respects our LGBTQ+ clients’ background and experience.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.
Nationalities Service Center’s Rainbow Welcome Initiative
The Rainbow Welcome Initiative is a program that provides intensive case management and monthly community social outings for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender refugees and asylees.
Office of LGBT Affairs
Serving the LGBTQ residents of Philadelphia through advocacy and inclusion.
Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, and Transgender of Philadelphia (PFLAG)
Address: Post Office Box 15711 Philadelphia, PA 19103
William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center
Address: 1315 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC).
The National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice. Learn more about how to support transgender people and find links to additional resources and information
GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love. Here you can learn more about the transgender community, important issues, and how to be an ally.
Founded in 1973 after the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.