Organizations, Providers, Online Supports and Tools

Local Organizations


    Annex Teen Clinic

    Provides low cost, confidential, nonjudgmental sexuality-related health care for adolescents and young adults through age 25.

    5810 42nd Avenue North

    Robbinsdale, MN 55422

    (763) 533-1316

    Avenues for Youth

    Emergency shelter, short-term housing, and support services for youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and find a positive transition into youth adulthood.

    1708 Oak Park Avenue North

    Minneapolis, MN 55411

    (612) 522-1690

    The Bridge for Youth

    24-hour runaway and homeless youth program serving youth and their families in times of crisis. The Bridge offers a continuum of services including aftercare and support to help youth avoid becoming homeless again.

    1111 West 22nd Street

    Minneapolis, MN 55405

    (612) 377-8800 

    Children's Minnesota Gender Health Program

    Providing compassionate and comprehensive care for transgender and gender-diverse youth.

    (612) 813-7950


    A mental and physical healthcare provider which centers the Latinx community.

    Locations in Minneapolis and Saint Paul 

    ConnectQT Host Home Program

    Through Avenues for Youth, the Host Home Program recruits, screens, trains, and supports adults who open their homes to LGBTQ+ young people ages 16-24 who are in need of stable and safe housing.

    (612) 522-1690

    Face to Face

    A non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling the needs of youth ages 11–23. Face to Face offers health care, counseling, and programs for homeless youth, including Safe Zone, a youth drop in center.

    1165 Arcade Street

    St. Paul, MN 55106

    (651) 772-5555

    Family Equality Council - Midwest Office

    Across the nation this organization connects, supports, and represents the one million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in this country and their two million children.

    PO Box 3898

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    Family Tree Clinic

    LGBTQ+ health care, hormone care, mental health care, and connection to legal resources.

    1919 Nicollet Ave

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    (612) 473-0800

    Lutheran Social Services Metro Homeless Youth Services

    A continuum of holistic services offered to runaway, homeless and street dependant youth in the Twin Cities Metro Area.

    501 Asbury Street

    St. Paul, MN 55104

    (651) 644-7739

    Minnesota LGBTQ+ Therapists Mental Health Providers Professional Network

    Therapists in Minnesota's LGBTQ+ community who are dedicated to your mental health

    Minnesota School OUTreach Coalition (MnSOC)

    A coalition of Minnesota students, educators, families, community members, and organizations working within the broad context of schools to address the issues of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

    Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition’s Shot Clinic/Syringe Exchange

    Committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender nonconforming people through education, resources, and advocacy.

    3405 Chicago Avenue, Suite 103

    Minneapolis, MN 55407

    (612) 823-1152 

    Natalis Counseling & Psychology

    Mental healthcare services

    Multiple Twin Cities and Metro area locations

    (651) 379-5157


    A program to support and encourage the academic achievement, full participation, and contributions of GLBT students, teachers, staff, and families in the Minneapolis Public Schools.

    1250 West Broadway Avenue North

    Minneapolis, MN 55411

    (612) 668-5482

    OutFront Minnesota

    Provides programs and services to Minnesota's LGBT and allied communities in the area of public policy, anti-violence, education and training, and the law.

    310 38th Street East, Suite 204

    Minneapolis, MN 55409

    (612) 882-0127

    Rainbow Health

    LGBTQ+ health services and support

    2577 W. Territorial Rd.

    Saint Paul, MN 55114

    (612) 341-2060


    Mental health services including individual counseling and various support groups brought to queer youth where they need it, reducing barriers related to finances, transportation, scheduling, and cultural differences. Increasing access to mental health support for LGBT youth so they may reclaim their lives from all forms of oppression.

    771 Raymond Ave

    Saint Paul, MN 55114

    (612) 235-6743

    Transforming Families

    Community group and events for transgender and gender non-conforming youth and families.

    Meeting locations throughout Twin Cities and Metro area


    Transgender, intersex, gender-expansive, revolutionay resources and services for youth and families.

    Programming online and througout Twin Cities and Metro area

    U of M Gender Care

    Compassionate and coordinated care for transgender and non-binary patients. 

    Wilder Foundation

    Mental health and wellness services

    451 Lexington Parkway

    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Youth and AIDS Project (YAP)

    Transmission prevention of HIV by educating high-risk youth and providing care to youth and families living with HIV infection is the Project’s Mission.

    2929 4th Avenue South, Suite 203

    Minneapolis, MN 55408-2465

    (612) 627-4335


    The place where the END of homelessness and the END of poverty begin for youth served. Empowering youth to shape their futures by providing a safe, supportive, respectful and responsive community of excellence.

    41 North 12th Street

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    (612) 252-1200

National Organizations


    ACLU - LGBTQ Rights
    The ACLU works to ensure LGBTQ+ people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy the equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.

    Families Like Mine
    The Official Website for author Abigail Garner’s book with the same name; the purpose of the website is to decrease isolation for people with parents who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (GLBT), and provide a space for these families to share their experiences.

    Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    An organization "dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation."

    Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
    The leading education-focused organization in the country ensuring equality within the community by "Creating safe schools for GLBT people.”

    Gender and Sexuality Alliance Network (GSA)
    Through empowering youth activists, this national youth leadership organization connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances to other local and community resources by providing peer support, leadership development, and training.

    Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
    A National organization advocating for equal rights and benefits within the workplace and fighting for the recognition of all LGBT families and their fair-treatment under the law by increasing support of the community and their allies.

    Learning for Justice
    A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
    "The national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people."

    Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
    The nationwide grassroots network, PFLAG, is the original ally organization in the country. Their commitment is to promote equal rights for LGBT people through support, education and advocacy.

    Scouting for Equality
    A non-profit organization that advocates acceptance within the scouting movement in America, "Committed to scouting, open to diversity."

    Trevor Project
    The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

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