GAY/LESBIAN/TRANSGENDER YOUTH SUPPORT

 

THE TREVOR PROJECT SUPPORT CENTER: 24 hour counseling support for teens who are questioning, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or who are in crisis around these issues: 1-866-488-7386. This resource is available through text message, phone calls, online communities, and instant messaging. www.thetrevorproject.org

 

NJ Lesbian and Gay Coalition offer resources for LGBT youth. Helpline numbers, housing information, legal resources, physical health agencies, etc. are incorporated in this site. Call 732-828-6772

 

PFLAG: Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (New Jersey): http://www.pflagnj.org

 

THE CENTER: on-line resource for teens and adults offering an array of resources; http://www.gaycenter.org/.

 
Hetrick Martin Institute, Newark is based on the services for LGBTQ youth operated for over 30 years by the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York City. Offering counseling and crisis management, health and wellness programming, academic enrichment, job readiness and arts and cultural programming, HMI has implemented its first out-of-state direct service program. http://www.hmi.org
 
The Pride Center of New Jersey offers numerous social, supportive, educational, entertaining, and fun events and groups for the LGBTIQQ community every month. http://www.pridecenter.org
 
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is dedicated to make sure that students in schools are being respected regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression. The network strives to create school settings that valued differences for a more powerful and diverse community.http://www.glsen.org
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