LGBTQ+ Resources for Teens

LGBTQI+ Resources


► Trevor Support Center - a place where LGBTQ youth and their allies can find answers to frequently asked questions, and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more

Local Organizations


Queer Youth Task Force
Safe Schools Project
Trans* Teen Project
Diversity Center Santa Cruz County
TransFamilies 
Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Supporting the Safety of LGBTQ Students and Families)
Encompass Community Services
Salud Para La Gente 
GSA Network
Queer Youth Leadership Awards 

Know Your Rights


National Center from Transgender Equality: Know Your Rights
Trans Youth Handbook (access the mobile friendly version here)


Do you need help now?


► If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, please call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 
Don't feel comfortable talking on the phone? Other options include:
► TrevorChat - Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7.
Note: Access through a computer, as you may have technical difficulties if using a smartphone or tablet.
► TrevorText - Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365
Text START to 678678
Note: Standard text messaging rates apply. 
► TrevorSpace is an affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.