Resources

National Organizations (* denotes that this organization features localized chapters)

GLSEN* glsen.org

The Trevor Project: thetrevorproject.org, offers advice, support, and also a texting option for chatting. HOTLINE: 866-488-7386.

ACLU* aclu.org

GLAAD http://www.glaad.org

PFLAG* http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=194

GLAD http://www.glad.org

Local Organizations

Boston GLASS http://www.jri.org/services/health-hiv-lgbtq-services/health-and-prevention-services/boston-glass/about-glass

BAGLY http://www.bagly.org, also local chapters of the AGLY Network such as NAGLY, SWAGLY, etc. Find your local group here: http://www.bagly.org/programs/youth-group/find-an-agly

Youth On Fire http://www.aac.org/about/our-work/youth-on-fire.html

AIDS Action Committee aac.org- provides multiple resources and posses many sub-organizations doing numerous wondeful things.

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (Mass Trans Political Coalition, MPTC) http://www.masstpc.org

Providence Youth Student MovEment (PrYSM)- Providence, RI- http://www.prysm.us

 Health

Fenway Health (Boston, MA): Offers physical health, mental health, dental, and optometry services, all with LGBTQ+ competent practitioners. http://fenwayhealth.org

Sidney Borum Junior Health Clinic (Boston, MA- Back Bay): Youth mental health services via individualized counseling and support groups, LGBTQ+ Competent psychologists/psychiatrists http://sidneyborum.org

Mass Trans Political Coalition masstpc.org

Safety

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project http://www.glbtqdvp.org HOTLINE: 800-832-1901

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project http://gmdvp.org/about-us

HOTLINE: 800-832-1901

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence http://www.atask.org/site/ -EMERGENCY SHELTER, Boston,  MA http://www.atask.org/site/our-programs/emergency-shelter.html- MULTILINGUAL HELP LINE 24/7- 617-338-2355

Shelters & Drop-In Centers

Y2Y (Boston, MA)  *Active Winter, 2015 http://www.sparechangenews.net/homelessness-and-poverty/youth-to-youth-y2y-harvard-square-shelter-to-open-this-winter/

Youth On Fire (Boston, MA)-Drop in

Boston GLASS (Boston, MA- JP)- Drop in

Safe Homes (Worcester, MA)- Drop in http://www.safehomesma.org/services/index.html