GLBT Youth Talkline (ages 23 and under): 1 (800) 246-7743
Mon-Fri, 1pm-9pm; Sat, 9am-2pm Pacific
GLBT National Hotline: 1 (888) 843-4564
Mon-Fri, 1pm-9pm; Sat, 9am-2pm Pacific
Crisis Text Line
Send a text to 741741 to get in touch with a trained Crisis Counselor. More resources at the link above.
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline: 1 (800) 773-5540
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Pacific
Trans Lifeline: 1 (877) 565-8860
Staffed entirely by trans operators. Full schedule at link above.
The Trevor Project: 1 (866) 488-7386
Available 24 hours.
General LGBTQ Resources
LGBT Resource Center at USC
The LGBT Resource Center (est. 2005) provides support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQ and Ally undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Southern California. Also provides referrals to community resources.
Los Angeles LGBT Center
The Los Angeles LGBT Center traces its roots to 1969 when the founders of the organization first began providing client services. Today the Center’s more than 450 employees and 3,000 volunteers provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world.
UCLA LGBT Resource Center
The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center is the crossroads of the LGBTQ community at UCLA, providing a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development. We foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, asexual, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, alumni, their families, and the entire campus community.
BIENESTAR is a unique non-profit social service organization dedicated to positively impacting the health and well-being of the Latino community and other underserved communities in Southern California. Founded in 1989, the organization uses an innovative and compassionate peer-to-peer model that is 100% culturally relevant to its constituents. Clients are met with understanding and acceptance that builds trust and fosters a unique sense of family.
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
CCALAC’s central role is to help our members serve their patients in an efficient and cost-effective manner while providing quality care. The association strives to identify and address the collective needs of our members at the local, state and federal levels. CCALAC delivers a variety of member services including policy advocacy, education, and peer support. We connect clinics, share and leverage resources, increase organizational capacity, and raise a unified voice on behalf of clinics.
Mental Health Resources in West Hollywood
Lists for Mental Health Services in West Hollywood.
UCLA HIV RSVP (Research Study Volunteer Project)
HIV RSVP matches eligible volunteers in Los Angeles County to HIV-related research studies at UCLA.
RAD Remedy (beta)
Dedicated to connecting trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer folks to accurate, safe, respectful, and comprehensive care. Includes a provider directory.
National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
Recognizing that LGBTQ+ people of color have specific mental health needs, this directory offers listings of QTPOC therapists nationwide.
Search for local enrollment information and assistance here.
Offers HIPAA-compliant connections to providers and prescriptions for HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). Nurx also offers birth control prescriptions.
Psychology Today Therapist Listings
Search for local therapists, psychiatrists, counselors and treatment centers, including those who are LGBTQI-competent.
California LGBT Health & Human Services Network
Nonprofit providers, community centers, and researchers working collectively to advocate for state-level policies and resources to advance LGBT health.
The nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society.
API Equality LA
API Equality-LA’s mission is to build power in the Asian and Pacific Islander community to achieve LGBTQ equality and racial and social justice.
ACLU of Southern California
The ACLU defends the fundamental rights outlined in the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. These include the right to freedom of speech and assembly; the right to religious freedom; due process of law; equality before the law; and the right to privacy. The ACLU also relies on state constitutional provisions and federal and state laws that further these and similar rights.
LGBTQ Student Rights Project
Links to legal resources outlining gay and trans legal and healthcare rights.
Qulture is a Queer-Trans blog collective and multimedia site that serves as a vehicle to the voices of our communities of color with topics relevant to our lives. (LA-centric)
The Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
The Center provides consultation for families with gender non-conforming children, routine use of medications to suppress puberty in peri-pubertal youth, capacity building and training for community providers and clinicians, and a rigorous research program that aims to understand the experience of gender non-conformity from childhood through early adulthood.
Transgender Law Center
Provides legal and policy advocacy for transgender people, including immigration and detention law.