LGBTQ Resources in the Tennessee Valley

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Need help, information, or just someone to talk to? Here’s a list of resources.

Equality Shoals: Provides extensive lists of resources for LGBTQ+ individuals from all walks of life.

Rocket City Rainbow Pages: An organization that exists to share safe spaces around North Alabama and inform others where they can find allies and support. 

The Trevor Project: Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT+ youth.
24/7 phone help: 866-488-7386  Click here to text or chat with someone now.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Crisis Services North Alabama: If you need to find comfort, compassion and empathy, please call the HELPline 24 hours a day at 256-716-1000 or text 256-722-8219 from 4pm-11:30pm.

CARE Services, Inc.: CARE provides LGBTQ teen social and support groups for ages 14-19.

PFLAG HuntsvillePFLAG Huntsville‘s stated mission is to “serve families, friends, allies, and LGBTQ persons in the Hunstville area through education, support, and advocacy.” They host peer support meetings, socials, and other events.

It Gets Better Project: National organization to empower LGBTQ youth and their families. They also have a list of national and state-by-state resources.

GLSENThe Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network works to train educators and staff about how they can create schools that are safe and free from bullying and harassment.

Huntsville City Schools: The district has a variety of resources for kids experiencing bullying. Most public schools have some sort of online or text reporting for students and families.

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