Resources
LGBTQ Children and Youth
Resources in Philadelphia

The Attic Youth Center
Provides case management, counseling, support groups, drop in hours, life skills/educational resources, HIV testing and counseling.
Open M-F, call for times
Phone:
215-545-4331
Address:
255 S 16th Street
 
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Website:

www.atticyouthcenter.org
The Bryson Institute of The Attic Youth Center
Provides education, outreach and consultation services to schools, service agencies, faith communities, families, and neighborhoods, we seek to create more supportive and affirming environments for all youth.
Phone:
215-545-4331 ext. 104
Website:
www.brysoninstitute.org
40 Acres of Change
Minority-run peer support group for sexual minority teens and young adults
Phone:
215-496-0330
Black Gay Men's Leadership Council
Volunteer led non-profit established to meet the varied social, political, and health needs of Black gay men in Philadelphia
E-mail:
info@bgmlc.org
Website:
www.bgmlc.org
Collage (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)
Offers a diverse array of support, education and advocacy by and for folks with LGBT parents.
Phone:
215-772-1107
E-mail:

inquiries@mountainmeadow.org
Colours Inc. (Center for Sexual Minority People of Color)
Provides prevention case management, support groups, outreach and trainings
Phone:
215-496-0330
Address:
1201 Chestnut Street
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Website:

http://www.coloursinc.org
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Adolescent Initiative
Provides intensive case management for young men who have sex with men and transgender youth who are dependent or delinquent.
Phone:
215-590-1000
Website:

http://www.chop.edu/consumer/...
Equality Advocates Pennsylvania
Provides free, confidential legal advice and services for LGBTQ youth and families.
Phone:
215-731-1447
Website:
www.equalitypa.org
GALAEI - (The Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative)
Designed to meet the HIV/AIDS, education and prevention needs of Latino/sexual minorities
Phone:
215-985-3382
Address:
1233 Locust Street | 3rd fl
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Website:
www.galaei.org
Mazzoni Center
LGBT Health Center in Philadelphia
Provide comprehensive health and wellness services
Phone:
215-563-0663
Address:
1201 Chestnut Street
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email:
info@mazzonicenter.org
Website:
www.mazzonicenter.org
Mazzoni Center's Open Door Counseling Program
Psychotherapy and psychiatric services for LGBT individuals, couples, and families
PFLAG (Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays)
Phone:
215-572-1833
Address:
P.O. Box 15711
 
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Email:
pflagphila@yahoo.com
Website:
www.pflagphila.org
Philadelphia Transsexual Support Group - Washington West Project
Open to transsexuals (FTM and MTF) and intersexed individuals
1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at 4PM
Phone:
215-483-7647
Address:
1201 Locust Street,
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
We Transition Too
Support Group for partners of trans-identified and gender-variant people
1st Saturday of each month 2-4 PM
Phone:
215-732-1207
Address:
1201 Locust Street
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
William Way Center
LGBT Community Center that hosts various group meetings for all ages
Phone:
215-732-2220
Website:
www.waygay.org
Youth Health Empowerment Project
Provides physical health screenings, counseling, and groups for LGBTQ youth
Phone:
215-564-5360
Website:
www.y-hep.org
The Support Center for Child Advocates
Provides Legal advice to LGBTQ youth
Phone:
267-546-9227
Website:
www.advokid.org
It’s Your Life (website for LGBTQ youth in foster care)
The website is designed to help LGBTQ youth navigate the child welfare system and ensure they are aware of their rights and responsibilities as well as help them form appropriately high expectations of the child welfare professionals with whom they have contact. The interactive site guides youth through the path of their child welfare case, offers tips and suggestions for addressing issues, and provides links and resources to get help and support, and a forum to share their own stories.

Resources in Surrounding Counties/States

Pennsylvania

Common Roads
Serving LGBTQ youth and allies ages 14-22 in Central Pennsylvania
Fridays 7-9:30 PM
Address:
211 N. Front Street | 3rd Fl
 
Harrisburg, PA
Website:
www.commonroads.org
Haven Youth Group
Open to LGBTQ youth and allies 14-20 years old. Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley
Wednesdays 7-9 PM
Address:
424 Center Street
 
Bethlehem, PA
Website:

http://www.uuclvpa.org/haven.htm
Main Line Youth Alliance
Provides social, educational and supportive activities for LGBTQ youth in the Main Line area
Meets Friday Nights from 7PM to 9PM
Phone:
610-688-1861
Address:
106 W Lancaster Avenue
 
Wayne, PA 19087
Website:
www.myaonline.org
PFLAG (Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays)
Bucks County: Buxmont United Unitarian Fellowship
3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM
Rita Span - President
Phone:
215-563-0663
Address:
2040 Street Road
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email:
buckscountypflag@yahoo.com
Planned Parenthood of Chester County - Chester County's LGBTQA Youth Group
Education, Advocacy, and Recreation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer Youth and Allies
Phone:
610-692-1770 ext. 108
Address:
8 South Wayne Street
 
West Chester, PA 19382
Website:
www.mazzonicenter.org
The Rainbow Room of Bucks County
Support, education, socializing and advocacy for LGBTQ Youth and Allies (ages 14-21)
Mon. from 6-8 PM in Levittown
Wed. from 6 - 8 PM in Doylestown
Phone:
215-957-7981 x105
Address:
1201 Chestnut Street
 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email:
rainbowroom@ppbucks.org
Website:
www.ppbucks.org

Resources in Surrounding Counties/States

New Jersey

HiTops (First and Third Program)
Comprehensive community support for LGBTQ youth and allies
Meet every 1st and 3rd Saturday 2:30-4:30 pm
Address:
21 Wiggins Street
 
Princeton, NJ
Website:
www.hitops.org
NJ Kids T-Net Youth Support Group
Monthly Transgender support group for gender variant youth up to age 18 and their families Contact for location and to register.
Phone:
609-275-0864
Email:
njkidstnet@yahoo.com
The Pride Center of New Jersey - Youth Services
Under the Rainbow
Discussion & social group for LGBTQ youth ages 18 - 25
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM

Youth Drop In
For LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 17 and under
2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month at 1 PM

Phone:
732-846-2232
Address:
1048 Livingston Ave
 
North Brunswick, NJ
Website:
www.pridecenter.org

Hotlines
The GLBT Helpline
888-340-GLBT
Fenway Community Health's GLBT Helpline and the Peer Listening Line provide information, referrals, and support with issues such as coming out, HIV/AIDS, our and other relevant topics
Open every evening
The Peer Listening Line
800-399-PEER
Staffed weekday evenings by youth ages 25 and under
The Trevor Helpline
866-4u-trevor
Only national 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hotline aimed at gay and questioning youth