Metro

AMAZE

Using children's literature to make schools safe and welcoming for all children and families

Metro

Annex Teen Clinic

A sexual health clinic serving young people through age 25 that supports and celebrates LGBTQ youth

Metro

Avenues for Homeless Youth

Provides safe and nurturing emergency shelter, short term housing, and support services for homeless youth; also coordinates an LGBTQ host home program (ext. 110)

Metro

Center for Sexual Health (University of Minnesota)

Counseling services on sexuality and gender identity, including gender confirmation surgery

Metro

Cornerstone Advocacy Services

Advocacy and shelter for victims of domestic violence; training and presentations addressing domestic and sexual violence in the LGBTQ community

Metro

Face to Face

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the needs of youth ages 11-24 that offers health care, counseling, and programs for homeless youth

National

Family Acceptance Project

A research, intervention, education and policy initiative based in CA that works to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBTQ children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV in the context of their families, cultures and faith

Metro

Family Tree Clinic

A nonprofit clinic committed to improving the health of LGBTQ individuals through affordable, respectful sexual health care and education

Metro

First Fridays

Community & Social Event for LGBTQ youth aged 11-18 with dancing, music, arts, games, organizing, planning, activism, food & fun

National

GLSEN

Organization working to create safe schools

Statewide

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Youth in any county can call the Homeless Youth Coordinator

Metro

Out 4 Good

A program through Minneapolis Public Schools dedicated to creating safe and supportive schools for LGBTQ students, families, teachers, and staff. They offer support to the community through outreach events and school and district level resources.

Metro

Out for Equity

A program based in the St. Paul Public School District that strives to maintain a safe and welcoming school engironment that fosters positive self esteem, respect for others and academic success for all LGBTQ students, staff members, and families

Metro

OutFront Minnesota

LGBTQ civil rights group and advocacy organization

National

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

National organization of allies of the LGBTQ community

Metro

Quatrefoil Library

LGBTQ community library and archives

Metro

RECLAIM

Provides counseling services and support groups for LGBT-identified youth ages 13-25 who are seeking therapeutic support related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression

Metro

Safe House

Emergency shelter for youth ages 16-20 years old in Ramsey County

Metro

SafeZone

A drop-in center for homeless youth ages 14–24 in Ramsey County

Metro

Sexual Violence Center

Crisis counseling addressing sexual assault; LGBTQ sensitive services

Metro

The Bridge for Youth

Crisis intervention and shelter for runaway youth, including LGBTQ sensitive services

National

The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection

Develop and expand understanding of human sexuality, gender identity and the need for equal treatment

National

The Trevor Project

Crisis line and counseling for LGBTQ youth

National

Trans Lifeline

A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people

Metro

Transforming Families

A peer support group aimed towards trans* and gender nonconforming youth and their families in Minnesota

Metro

Youth Services Network

Links youth to shelter, drop in centers, food, medical care, a crisis line, and more in Hennepin County