CRITICAL INFO

SCHOLARSHIPS

BLACK-LED LGBTQ+ ORGANIZATIONS TO ACCESS & SUPPORT

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HOTLINES

The Trevor Project

(866)-488-7386

"The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24."

Trans Lifeline

(877) 565-8860

"Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive."

Crisis Text Line

Text START to 741-741

"Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor."

The National Runaway Safeline

(800) 786-2929

"Provides advice and assistance to runaways, including resources, shelter, transportation, assistance in finding counseling, and transitioning back to home life. NRS frontline staff will also act as advocates and mediators if/as needed."

National Aids Hotline

(800) 342-AIDS

HIV and AIDS information service.

US Domestic Violence National Hotline

(800) 799-7233

"Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. 

True Colors United

(212) 461-4401

"The True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, creating a world in which all young people can be their true selves. True Colors United runs a database of service providers."

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-8255

"The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week."

The LGBT National Hotline & LGBT National Youth Talkline

(888) 843-4564

(800) 246-7743

"Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States."

Pride Institute

(800) 547-7433

"Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline for the LGBTQ community."

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

(800) 656-HOPE

"The nation's largest organization fighting sexual violence, RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice."