Resources

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Mental Health

Common Ground Meditation Center
Common Ground is a community meditation center based in Minneapolis dedicated to the practice of mindfulness. Common ground has both queer and POC specific community and meditation groups.

Trans Lifeline 
For any trans person in crisis of any kind, the Trans Lifeline runs a national hotline staffed by trans people for trans people
Crisis line: (877) 565-8860

The Trevor Project 
National crisis line and counseling for LGBTQ youth
24-hour crisis line: (866) 488-7386
Text “Trevor” to (202) 304-1200 or chat online

Healthcare

The Aliveness Project 
Based in Minneapolis, the Aliveness Project provides meals, a foodshelf, therapy, and care-advocacy for people with HIV/AIDS.

Family Tree Clinic
Family Tree is committed to providing comfortable, competent, and accessible care to trans and gender non-conforming patients. Family Tree’s services include, but are not limited to, trans-affirming gynecological care, STI testing and treatment, birth control, including methods that are compatible with transition-related hormones, trans hormone care, and limited primary care services.

Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
The Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition provides education, services, and advocacy to improve access to and quality of healthcare for transgender individuals. They offer a shot clinic, health services, training, and support groups.

Youth and AIDS Project
The University of Minnesota Youth and AIDS Project (YAP) provides services to youth aged 13 – 24 to prevent and maintain their HIV status.

Housing

Avenues for Homeless Youth-GLBT Host Home Program
The mission of Avenues for Homeless Youth is to provide emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood. Avenues offers the GLBT Host Home Program specifically for queer youth experiencing homelessness.

The Bridge for Youth
The Bridge for Youth is for LGBTQ youth aged 10 to 17 who are experiencing homelessness. The center offers a hotline, crisis counseling, transitional programs and various ongoing support and counseling.

Face to Face
Face to Face provides counseling, healthcare, and numerous resources for youth 11-23 facing homelessness.

YouthLink
YouthLink provides services to youth aged 16 – 23 who are facing homelessness gain access to basic services and support, including an LGBTQ+ specific support group.

Education

Out4Good
Out4Good, a program in the Minneapolis Public Schools system, aims to create safe and supportive schools for GLBT students, families, teachers and staff.

Out for Equity
Out for Equity is a Saint Paul Public School District program that strives to maintain a safe and welcoming school environment that fosters positive self esteem, respect for others and academic success for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students, staff members and families.

Program in Human Sexuality – U of M – Transgender Health Services 
The Program in Human Sexuality (PHS) is committed to advancing the sexual health of Minnesota, the nation, and the world through preeminence in research, education, clinical service, and advocacy. The PHS approach to transgender health care is comprehensive and offers individual, group, and family psychotherapy, psychiatry services, specialty medical care, hormone therapy, consultation and advocacy about gender issues, and referrals for surgical interventions for trans and GNC folks of all ages.

Family Support

PFLAG-Twin Cities
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. The Twin Cities Chapter is proud to serve the metro area through support of LGBT individuals.

Transforming Families
Transforming Families is a volunteer-based peer led support group aimed towards transgender and gender-nonconforming youth and their families. Transforming Families is not a therapy group. It is a group of families that support each other through sharing experiences.

Advocacy

Anti-Violence Program 
OutFront Minnesota’s Anti-Violence Program (AVP) is a broad-based effort to end violence and harassment against and within LGBTQA-identified communities in Minnesota. AVP works to build safety and power of survivors and community members as well as work to create opportunities for support and healing through the provision of crisis intervention, advocacy, counseling, community education and outreach.

OutFront Minnesota
OutFront Minnesota is a community-based LGBTQ rights organization. Their justice team provides peer support and mentoring to trans people. They also provide legal services for trans individuals, including legal guidance in cases of discrimination.

Gender Justice
Gender Justice is a nonprofit legal and policy advocacy organization devoted to addressing the causes and consequences of gender inequality, including trans and GNC legal issues.

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