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Crisis/Suicide Support Services:

  • ACLU National Help Line: 212-549-2500

  • Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization: 216-370-7361

  • Cuyahoga County Suicide Hotline: 216-623-6888

  • Lambda Legal National Help Line: 866-542-8336

  • LGBTQ+ Support TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386

  • National GLBT Hotline: 888-843-4564

  • National Suicide Hotline Text “4HOPE” to 741741

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 

  • SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline: 888-234-SAGE

  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888) 843-4564

  • The GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25): (800) 246-7743

  • TrevorChat Online-Click Here

  • TrevorLifeline1-866-488-7386

  • TrevorText: Text “START” to 678678

  • TransLifeline: (877) 565-8860

Transgender/Gender Expansive Resources for Youth and Parents:

LGBTQ+ Info/ Resourses for Family/Parents/Guardians/Loved Ones:

Other Resources:

  • AIDS in Prison Project Hotline: (718) 378-7022 (English and Spanish. Provides HIV and AIDS information for prisoners and accepts collect calls)

  • National AIDS Hotline (800) 342-AIDS / (800) 344-7432 (Spanish) / (800) 243-7889 (TDD)

  • Pride Institute (referrals for chemical dependency and mental health info for LGBTQ+ community): (800) 547-7433 

  • Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN): (800) 656-HOPE / (800) 810-7440 (TTY)  or click here

  • The National Youth Runaway Safeline: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)

  • The True Colors United (database of service providers for homeless LGBTQ+ youth):
    (212) 461-4401

  • Ultimate Guide to Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

  • U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233 (English and Spanish) (800) 787-3224 (TTY) or click here 

Physical Health Information:

Resources provided by LGBT Healthlink: the network for health equity, a program of CENTERLINK

Please note, Colors+ is not responsible for the safety or in control of the content for external links provided in this list.  Proceed at your own risk.

Also, Colors+ is unable to help via E-mail or via phone in crisis situations as we are unable to always answer right away.


If this is a life threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

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