LGBTQ Crisis Lines
LGBTQ+ National Youth Talkline
Providing free and confidential telephone and email peer counseling, information, and local resources for LGBTQ callers throughout the U.S.
The Trevor Project: 24/7 Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth
lgbtq mental health & Wellness
Dimensions Clinic at Castro-Mission Health Center
Telephone: (415) 934-7757
The mission of Dimensions’ Mental Health team is to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning individuals lead healthy and connected lives, strengthening our diverse communities. By approaching health holistically and valuing the whole human experience, clients at Dimensions can have their mental health, as well as medical needs, supported all under one roof.
Dimensions also has a weekly transgender & gender-variant support group. This group is run by trans counselors and tg/gv young people 25 & under are welcome to attend on a drop-in basis. The group is held at Dimensions Clinic every Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm
Pacific Center for Human Growth, East Bay GBLT Community Center
Telephone: (510) 548-8283
Dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of our LGBTQ community, Pacific Center offers affordable, dependable, and effective counseling when you need a listening ear and caring support. Also provides peer support groups.
Telephone: (415) 358-2000
A nonprofit counseling agency providing quality, low-cost mental health and substance abuse services to the LGBTQQI community of the Bay Area.
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Telephone (National): (202) 467-8194, Telephone (San Francisco Chapter): (415) 921-8850
Committed to help change negative attitudes and to create an environment of understanding so that all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people can live with dignity and respect. Visit the PGLAG website to learn about the chapter closest to you.
LGBT Community Centers
Rainbow Community Center – Contra Costa
Telephone: (925) 692-0090
The Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County fosters a sense of community among LGBTQ persons and enhances their lives by providing social opportunities, health and wellness services, political and educational programs, and is guided by a commitment to acceptance and equality.
San Francisco LGBT Community Center
Telephone: (415) 865-5555
The Center provides San Francisco with a vast array of programs and services for LGBTQ people, their friends and families. Our programs are unique because The Center is unique! In addition to our own programs, we collaborate with many organizations serving youth, the elderly, parents and marginalized communities by providing legal, health, social, educational and cultural services that benefit the entire lifespan of LGBTQ people.
Spectrum, Marin GBLT Community Center
Phone: (415) 457-1115
Founded in 1982, Spectrum’s mission is to strengthen, mobilize, and serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people, and promote acceptance, understanding, and full inclusion in Marin County and the North Bay.