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Community Resources

Below you will find a list of community resources outside of Pridelines. If you don't see something that you are looking for, or are you an organization that offers support to the LGBTQ+ community and want to be listed below? Contact us today and we can help! 

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Accredited Schools Online LGBTQ Student Resources & Support

An expert-driven guide to creating a more welcoming environment for LGBTQ students. Within this guide, LGBTQ students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments. 

 

Website: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/lgbtq-student-support/

Alert Health 

Offers clients a variety of counseling and screening options during a single encounter. The options include counseling and testing for hepatitis A, B and C, HIV, and STDs; on-site treatment for bacterial STDs; and vaccination to prevent liver and cervical cancers. This cost-effective integration of services is well-received by clients, and removes yet another barrier to maintaining good health.

Phone: 305.893.7992
Website: http://www.hep-c-alert.org

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. The ACLU of Florida, with headquarters in Miami, is the local affiliate of the national organization.

Phone: 786.363.2700
Website: http://www.aclufl.org

Americans for Immigrant Justice

AI Justice is an award-winning non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants. In Florida and on a national level, we champion the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocate for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serve as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speak for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.

Phone: 305-573-1106
Website: http://www.aijustice.org

Aqua Foundation

The Aqua Foundation for Women’s primary mission is to promote the equality, strength, health and visibility of South Florida lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered (LBT) women. Monies raised during the Fund’s signature event, Aqua Girl® Week, as well as through individual and group donations go directly to educate, empower and foster the women’s communities.

Phone: 305.576.2782
Website: http://www.aquafoundation.org

Cancer Support Community Greater Miami​

Cancer Support Community Greater Miami is a place where people find support, education and hope. Our programs are offered in a home-like setting and are available to people with cancer, their families and friends. Based on five core components which are woven into all aspects of our services - Support Programs, Education, Healthy Lifestyle, Social Connections and Resources - the Cancer Support Community Greater Miami is here for you.

Phone: 305.668.5900
Website: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

Care Resource

Care Resorce is a 501[c](3) non-profit, multi-cultural, community based AIDS service organization, which “Through education, prevention, research, care & treatment, and support service, Care Resource improves upon the health and overall quality of life of our diverse South Florida communities in need.” Care Resource is now South Florida’s oldest and largest HIV/AIDS service organization and a true leader in the community.

Phone: 305.576.1234
Website: http://www.careresource.org

Center for Online Education: Choosing an LGBTQ-Friendly College

LGBTQ students are searching for the college campus where they'll feel the most comfortable and welcomed. To help prospective students find the right fit, the Center for Online Education has created a guide to choosing an LGBTQ-friendly college. 

The resource helps prospective students:

  • Know what to look for in an LGBTQ-friendly college

  • Find support resources, from community centers to on-campus offices

  • Identify scholarships for LGBTQ students

 
Website: http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/lgbtq-college-guide/

Center Link

CenterLink develops strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities. Serving over 200 LGBT community centers across the country in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBT centers, through networking opportunities for center leaders, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services. Our efforts are based on the belief that LGBT community centers are primary change agents in the national movement working toward the liberation and empowerment of LGBT people. 

 

Website: https://www.lgbtcenters.org

Detox Local

An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community

Website: https://www.detoxlocal.com

Empower U

Empower “U”, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) minority, peer-based and managed organization founded by and for people living with HIV/AIDS. Empower “U”, Inc. grew from the need of the infected community to become involved in finding and linking to care, HIV positive individuals who are marginally connected or not receiving medical care and services. Empower U continues to advocate for and serve those who do not have voices.

Phone: 786.318.2337
Website: http://www.euchc.org

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association

The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association was founded in 1981 to help ensure equality in healthcare for the LGBTQ community. We offer an online directory of non-judgmental and culturally competent doctors, therapist, nurses, dentists and other providers that you can trust.

Phone: 415.255.4547
Website: http://www.glma.org

GLBT Suicide Awareness Initiative at Switchboard of Miami

The GLBT Suicide Awareness Initiative (at the Switchboard of Miami) provides suicide information and support in Miami-Dade County. Learn the facts about depression and suicide. Help a friend. Help yourself. Counselors readily speak English, Spanish and Creole, and however they can accommodate any language. Call them 24/7 at: 305.646.3600.

 
Phone: 305.646.3600

Immigration Equality

Immigration Equality is the nation's leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization. We represent and advocate for people from around the world fleeing violence, abuse, and persecution because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.

Phone: 212.714.2904
Website: https://www.immigrationequality.org

inSPOT

I.S.I.S., Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to developing and using Internet technologies to prevent disease transmission and enhance the sexual well-being of individuals and communities. Our mission is to provide leadership, innovation, educational resources and research in online sexual health promotion.

 
Phone: 510.835.9400
Website: http://www.inspot.org

Joseph & Norinsberg Employment Law Firm

Joseph & Norinsberg Employment Law Firm was founded in 2015. We are dedicated to giving a voice to mistreated workers and fearlessly taking on companies of all sizes. LGBTQ workplace discrimination involves treating any employee unfavorably based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity, regardless of whether they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or heterosexual. 

Phone: 212.227.5700
Website: https://employeejustice.com/lgbtq-discrimination-in-the-workplace/

Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

 
Phone: 212.809.8585
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org

Lambda Living / JCS

As the largest non-profit Jewish social service agency in South Florida, JCS provides critical help in the community, such as care management for frail seniors; counseling for individuals, couples and families; employment assistance for job seekers; and vocational services for the homeless and developmentally disabled adults. JCS offers a safe and supportive environment where Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning individuals can benefit from specialized counseling programs. In partnership with the Alliance for GLBTQ Youth and the United Way, services are provided on an individual, family or group basis to address problems and challenges facing LGBTQ persons of any age.

 
Phone: 305.576.6550
Website: http://jcsfl.org/

Legal Services of Greater Miami

Legal Services of Greater Miami provides free civil legal services for the low-income communities of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and is recognized as one of the most outstanding legal services programs.

They provide innovative, effective legal services which help thousands of individual members of our community annually, creating a positive impact on the community as a whole.

 
Phone: 305.576.0080
Website: https://www.legalservicesmiami.org

Live Another Day

Live Another Day was founded with the purpose of providing equal access to life-saving resources. They offer dozens of resources for finding help for mental health and substance use.

Website: https://liveanotherday.org/

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services

For more than 20 years, The Miami Bridge has worked to keep kids off the streets. The Bridge is a not-for-profit organization that provides emergency shelter, food and, just as importantly, counseling for troubled youths and their families. The Bridge works to rescue kids from lives of victimization and crime, and in so doing, helps our community ensure that these kids have the opportunity to become productive members of our society.

 
Phone: 305.635.8953
Website: http://www.miamibridge.org

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force bolsters the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide. They build grassroots political muscle at every level by training activists, strengthening the infrastructure of local and state allies and organizing broad-based campaigns creating public support for full equality of LGBT people.

 
Phone: 305.571.1924
Website: http://www.thetaskforce.org

Online Speech Pathology Programs

Finding Your True Voice: A Guide to Gender-Affirming Verbal Communication

Gender-affirming verbal communication refers to using language and speech patterns that align with a person’s gender identity and expression, particularly in the context of transgender and gender diverse individuals. This communication style is intended to validate and support an individual’s authentic self by ensuring that their voice, words, and non-verbal cues reflect their gender identity.

Website: https://onlinespeechpathologyprograms.org/gender-affirming-verbal-communication/

Online Therapy

Online therapy resources for the LGBTQ+ community.

Phone: 800.258.9936
Website: https://www.onlinetherapy.com/resources-for-lgbtq/

 

 

Pride Center at Equality Park

The Pride Center at Equality Park (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of South Florida) serves the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community. They provide information, education, advocacy, support, human services, cultural experiences, and social opportunities. The Center works to foster personal development and quality for life for the entire community.

 
Phone: 954.463.9005
Website: http://www.glccsf.org

Resources for Latinx Students

Extensive resources for Latinx students and their families, put together by Tulip Hill Recovery

Website: https://tuliphillrecovery.com/32-addiction-mental-health-resources-for-latinx-college-students/

Start Your Recovery

StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and we aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery.

 
Website: https://startyourrecovery.org

Support for BIPOC Parents

An extensive resource list curated for BIPOC parents.

This guide was put together by the experts at Louisville Addiction Center.

Website: https://louisvilleaddictioncenter.com/32-addiction-mental-health-resources-for-bipoc-parents/

Switchboard of Miami

Switchboard of Miami, Inc. established in 1968, is a private, nonprofit organization that provides the Miami-Dade County community with comprehensive telephone crisis counseling, suicide prevention, information and referral services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Switchboard also offers free individual and family counseling services and prevention programs for high-risk youth and their families based in local schools.

 
Phone: 305.358.4357
Website: http://www.switchboardmiami.org

The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth

The Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Youth coordinates a full range of quality services through partnerships with many Miami-Dade County service organizations. The Alliance serves youth, families and their communities while advocating for equal rights and status of all youth regardless of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

 
Phone: 305.899.8087
Website: http://www.glbtqalliance.org

The Village South

For over thirty (30) years, The Village has been providing comprehensive (holistic) multidimensional treatment to adults and adolescents, males and females, suffering from chemical dependency, mental illness, dual disorders, delinquency and related behavioral problems. Each year, more than 1000 adolescents, adults and/or their families, most of whom are indigent, receive clinical services at The Village.

Phone: 305.573.HELP(3784)
Website: http://www.villagesouth.com

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Trevor Project operates the only accredited, nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. If you or your friend is feeling lost or alone, call The Trevor Helpline. There is hope, there is help.

Phone: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR(866.488.7386)
Website: http://www.thetrevorproject.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

Resources and information about viral hepatitis. 

 
Website: https://www.hhs.gov/hepatitis/index.html

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami is a liberal religious community that:  provides a safe space for spiritual and ethical exploration, education, discourse and dialogue;  respects human diversity, dignity and rights;  pursues personal and world peace;  and promotes protection of natural resources of the world.

Phone: 305.667.3697
Website: http://uumia.org/

Unity on the Bay

Unity on the Bay is a prosperous, expanding spiritual community of God’s light, love and peace radiating the Unity message globally. Their mission is to pray, educate, serve and celebrate to inspire and transform ourselves, our community and our world.

Phone: 305.573.9191
Website: http://www.unityonthebay.org

YES Institute

YES Institute's mission is to prevent suicide and ensure the healthy development of all youth through powerful communication and education on gender and orientation.

 
Phone: 305.663.7195
Website: https://www.yesinstitute.org/

“The richness of our communities, our cities, and our nation lies in recognizing and celebrating our diversity. That diversity is not only in our various ethnicity and cultures, but also in the diversity of our sexual orientations. We all contribute, each in our own way, to the strength, vitality, and the well-being of our society.” —  George Takei 

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