safe zone trainings
LGBT National Help Center
1 (888) 843-4564
LGBT National Youth Talkline
1 (800) 246-7743 (PRIDE)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1 (800) 273-8255 (TALK)
1 (877) 565-8860
The Trevor Project
1 (866) 488-7386
Receives calls from victims of crimes relating to the LGBTQ+ community and makes reports about how the community is affected and what changes should be made.
Find safe communities and learn about State policies throughout the U.S.
Northeast Ohio chapter information, news and updates.
HRC is the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization.
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth and their allies.
National health education resources for the LGBTQ+ community.
Find resources dedicated to addressing the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ people of color.
Youth homelessness support for young people in Cincinnati.
Free, online resource for powerful, effective LGBTQ awareness and ally training and workshops.
Youth homelessness support for young people in Columbus.
Education and advocacy to promote and improve the health, safety and quality of life for transgender individuals in Ohio.
mental health & substance use resources
List of local clinicians who have received training in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Find a substance use support group for LGBTQ+ individuals in Ohio.
Mental health resources for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
National survey reports, agency and federal initiatives and related behavioral health resources.
Crisis support for LGBTQ+ youth including crisis intervention and suicide prevention.
for people of faith
An Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ where all are welcome. To learn more, please visit their website and Facebook page.
Information to help the LGBTQ+ community to establish and own their spiritual identities.
Resources and information to help members of the LGBTQ+ community to express their faith.
Supporting LGBTQ+ people of faith along their spiritual journeys.
Faith based approaches to preventing LGBTQ youth suicide.
Support and community organizations.
United Church of Christ LGBTQ ministries.
Christ Episcopal Church LGBTQ youth initiative.
Learn the dos and don’ts for working with students of color in the LGBTQ+ community.
Demystify the secret to becoming an ally for the LGBTQ+ community.
Learn about the world of people who are transgender and become a trusted ally.
Free online training from the Ohio State University College of Social Work.
Summer camp with the mission to provide a safe, welcoming space for transgender youth, ages 12-17.
Nonprofit LGBTQ+ youth center, providing a space for LGBTQ+ youth and allies to socialize, grow, learn and celebrate
Local organization providing support to the LGBTQ+ community, their family members, and allies. Group meets monthly. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A nonprofit corporation that collaborates with community partners to facilitate access to local and regional services and engages the community at large to support Lorain County’s LGBTQ+ community.
Community center that with a mission to enrich the lives of the diverse LGBTQ+ community through advocacy, support, education and celebration.
Online community offering resources and support for LGBTQ+ youth and their families.
Advancing equality in Akron, Ohio through its mission of support, education and advocacy.
Support group in Wayne County for LGBTQ+ allies.
Encouragement for members of the Northeast Ohio transgender community.
Peer support group for transgender people and allies.
A transgender support group that holds regular support group meetings in Cleveland and Akron that are open to everyone.
Survivor resources for Summit and Medina counties.
HIV support services and LGBTQ+ advocacy.
Find news, equality maps and information about issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.
Learn about the unique challenges facing LGBTQ+ people of color.
Leading the conversation for LGBTQ+ engagement and activism.
Free, confidential peer-to-peer support and resources.
Education, awareness, advocacy and support for the Northeast Ohio LGBTQ+ community.
A safe place where trans and gender variant youth can come and gain information and support.
Continuum of substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment services for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
National network of local crisis centers for people who have experienced rape, abuse and/or incest.
Provide safe activities for local individuals who are suffering from a sense of isolation in their schools, homes or communities.
Resources and support for trans and gender non-conforming students