The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety, crisis intervention information and referral services (in over 170 languages). Visitors to their site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organisation.
Helpline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s STOP Domestic Violence and Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Project offer services by LGBT domestic violence specialists, including certified domestic violence counselors, mental health professionals and attorneys who have been trained in LGBT domestic violence issues.
Rainbow Street works with local activists and partner organisations to provide shelter, food, clothing, health care, migration services, community support, and other essential resources to people who face extreme discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender expression.
Bagly is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the LGBT youth community. It provides many resources on partner abuse and sexual violence for the LGBT community.
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people in between ages 13 to 24.
Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
The NW Network works toward ending violence and abuse in LGBTG+ relationships. It does this by building loving and equitable LGBTQ+ relationships across the country and providing confidential support for survivors of such abuse.
Helpline: +1 206 568 7777
FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization which provides direct services to transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary survivors of sexual assault. It also gives training and technical assistance to providers around the country who work with transgender survivors of sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.
The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works toward ending partner abuse in LGBTQIA+ communities and BDSM communities.
In Our Own Voices works toward the physical, mental, spiritual, political, cultural, and economic survival and growth of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color (POC) communities.
Llámanos is a statewide Spanish speaking hotline for people who are survivors of sexual abuse.
The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.
Speaking up for and challenging the homelessness of LGBTQIA+ people in particular.
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While their goal is to prevent self harm, they welcome the call of any transgender person in need. Staffed by transgender people.
Helpline: (877) 565-8860
GLSEN (pronounced “glisten”) was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that too frequently allows its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students to be bullied, discriminated against, or fall through the cracks.
Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Through a broad continuum of advocacy, training & education, and youth collaboration programs, the True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth by creating systemic change.
AVP empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
Based in San Francisco they:
- support the wellness of predominantly low- and no-income LGBTQ people surviving violence or abuse
- build the leadership of LGBTQ people and our allies to create safer lives
- organize our communities to address the root causes of violence.