GLOSSARY AND RESOURCES
HEALTHLINE'S LGBTQIA SAFE SEX GUIDE
HOTLINES:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call the Lifeline for confidential 24 hour support. 9-8-8 or 1-800-273-8255. For help in Spanish call: Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454.
The TrevorLifeline: 866-488-7386. TrevorText is a phone service. Text “START” to 678678.
The LGBT National Youth Talkline:
National Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
IT GETS BETTER PROJECT
The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men,
transgender and people with HIV/AIDS.
Support for GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (GLBT) YOUTH
GLBT National Youth Talk
MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GUIDE
for LGBTQ Students
Tips for applying, general information, statistics, financial aid guidelines and more.
Support, education and advocacy for families, allies, and people who are LGBTQ.
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)
www.aclu-em.org Outreach line: 314-918-3470
A non-partisan, not-for-profit, membership organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of civil liberties in eastern Missouri.
EPWORTH’S YOUTH DROP-IN CENTER/Street Outreach
7520 Natural Bridge Rd. Normandy 63121
www.epworth.org Office-314-222-4877 Outreach-314-952-8689
24/7 Helpline 314-727-6294 800-899-KIDS (5437)
Ages 11-20 that are at risk of homelessness or are homeless.
Mon-Thur 12pm-5pm Friday 1pm-5pm and some evenings. Laundry and shower facilities; safer sex kits and life skills classes, nutrition, clothing and hygiene items; computer work stations; access to community resources such as healthcare, legal aid, and birth certificate and ID voucher assistance; recreational activities, and support for LGBTQ youth and allies with monthly support group(s). Youth ages 21 to 24 can access intensive case management by appointment or when in crisis. Case Managers are available to assist with locating shelter and referrals for housing.
GROWING AMERICAN YOUTH
Mailing and meeting address
Trinity Church 600 N. Euclid 63108 and other metro locations.
A social support organization for youth who live in or near St. Louis, are 21 and under and may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual or questioning gender identity.
METRO TRANS UMBRELLA GROUP
3133 Oregon Ave 63118
By Trans for Trans - Resources and programs through community, visibility, advocacy, and education. Website lists STD testing sites, therapists, medical resources, and also offers information on food pantries, name change assistance, and a community closet for gender-affirming clothing
MILLENNIUM PRIDE IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)
10199 Woodfield Ln, Suite 55
St. Louis, MO 63132
Services to those in the LGBTQ+ community facing challenges with their mental health, which are affecting their daily life in a negative way. Intensive outpatient treatment takes place in a group setting, led by a therapist who is also a member of the gay community.
4251 Forest Park Ave. 63108 Main location
314-531-7526 800-230-PLAN (7526)
Many health care services including General Health Care, HIV Testing, LGBT Services, Men’s Health Care, Pregnancy Testing and Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines, Women’s Health Care.
PRIDE ST. LOUIS
3738 Chouteau Ave #200, 63110
Resources, events, advocacy. Community center open from 12 noon - 7pm,
Wednesday through Sunday.
LGBT National Help Center
Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)
Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)
SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline: 888-234-7243
One-On-One Peer Support Chat: LGBThotline.org/chat
2200 Gravois Ave Ste 201, 63104
For news on LGBT politics and issues in Missouri.
RUSTIN'S PLACE DROP-IN CENTER
A program of Williams and Associates. Safe haven, free wi-fi, washers and dryers. STD/ST testing, social activities, health education. PREP available, free pregnancy testing.
SAFE: a Rustin’s Place
3533 Dunn Rd. Suite 228 Florissant 63033
SAFE ZONE UMSL TRAINING PROGRAM
Extensive list of resources, organizations, trainings and more.
SAFE ZONE MANUAL
ST. LOUIS EFFORT FOR AIDS
2653 Locust Street . 63103
www.viventhealth.org/ 314-645-6451 or 800-359-9272
Provides education on prevention of HIV infection and comprehensive support services
to those affected by HIV/AIDS.
ST. LOUIS GENDER FOUNDATION (LGBT COMMUNITY RESOURCES)
STEPS ALANO CLUB
3974 Humphrey St. 63116
A non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides meeting space for 12 step recovery fellowships including AA, ACA, AL-ANON, CMA, CoDa, HA, NA, SAA, SCA. Founded by members of the LGBT community.
THE SPOT (for ages 13-24)
4169 Laclede 63108
A drop-in center open Monday-Friday afternoons. Computers, laundry, showers, medical, testing, and more.
ST. LOUIS QUEER+SUPPORT HELPLINE
314-380-7774 Toll-Free: 844-785-7774
Fridays - Mondays 1:00-7:00pm. Recorded information available outside of these hours.
A free, confidential, identity-affirming, and volunteer-run peer support helpline service in the St. Louis region with a mission to serve and strengthen the St. Louis LGBTQIA+ community.
TRANS LAW HELP
An online database of trans-positive legal resources. Organized by state and includes a list of lawyers, notaries, and additional legal services.
A grassroots hotline and micro-grants non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community.
THE TREVOR PROJECT
National organization providing crisis intervention, resources and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.
Provides cost-effective legal services for non-profits, businesses, entrepreneurs and more.
YOUTH IN NEED
636-946-5600 Crisis Hotline: 636-946-3771
Based in St. Charles, with outreach programs in St. Louis City. Many resources on their website. Emergency shelter and transitional housing available.
If you are a youth in crisis, you can access help 24 hours a day.
In St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929.
In St. Charles County, call the St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline at 636-642-0642.
In St. Louis City, call Youth In Need's 24-Hour Help Line at 636-946-3771.