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360 Colborne Street
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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

CLUES

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

Out4Good

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

RECLAIM

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

TIGERRS

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

651-280-2310 

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

YouthLink

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.

Multimedia Resources

Film:

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

A two-hour documentary exploring the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.

Booklet:

Welcoming Our Trans Family and Friends

From PFLAG, a support guide for parents, families and friends of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

Booklet: 

Supportive Families, Healthy Children

From Family Acceptance Project, providing key information from research on how families can help support their LGBTQ+ children.

Book List: 

Transgender and Non-Binary Children: Books to Help Adults Understand

From the Human Rights Campaign, a book list specifically for adults to better understand and support their transgender and non-binary children.

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