GLOSSARY AND RESOURCES
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Call the Lifeline for confidential 24 hour support. 988 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.
National Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
Connects trans people to the community support and resources, including ID change document library and assistance with passports, social security, etc.
314-380-7774 St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline (SQSH)
To chat with a trained LGBTQIA-affirming peer counselor.
Monday -Friday , 1:00 - 7:00pm
IT GETS BETTER PROJECT
A far-reaching resource data base and resource center.
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60601
www.lambdalegal.org. 314-663-4413 (Midwest Regional Office)
The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men,
transgender and people with HIV/AIDS.
MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GUIDE
for LGBTQ Students
Tips for applying, general information, statistics, financial aid guidelines, housing information and more.
LGBTQIA+ Friendly Drug & Mental Rehab Facilities
SAFE ZONE UMSL TRAINING PROGRAM
Extensive list of resources, organizations, trainings and more.
SAFE ZONE MANUAL
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)
906 Olive Street, Suite 1130, St. Louis, MO 63101
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.
HEALTHLINE'S LGBTQIA SAFER SEX GUIDE
METRO TRANS UMBRELLA GROUP
3133 Oregon Ave St. Louis, MO 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.
METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH OF GREATER ST. LOUIS
7423 Michigan Ave. St. Louis, MO 63111
MCCGSL is an LGBTQIA+ congregation that provides a variety of resources, programs, and services.
Progressive worship combined with alcohol-free LGBTQIA+ social groups and activities.
www.pflag.org. 314-328-9432 (Local Chapter)
Support, education and advocacy for families, allies, and people who are LGBTQ.
4251 Forest Park Ave. St. Louis, MO 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
P.O. Box 15051. St. Louis, MO 63110
Resources, events, advocacy, Pridefest and more.
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, St. Louis, MO 63104
For news on LGBT politics and issues in Missouri.
RUSTIN'S PLACE DROP-IN CENTER
SAFE: a Rustin’s Place
3533 Dunn Rd. Suite 228, Florissant 63033
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.
(Formerly St. Louis Effort for AIDS)
2653 Locust Street St. Louis, MO 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 Street, St. Louis, MO 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 Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
24/7 Helpline: 314-819-8802
A drop-in center open Monday-Friday afternoons. Computers, laundry, showers, medical, testing, and more
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
TrevorText is a phone service. Text “START” to 678678.
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.
A nonprofit that connects mentors and mentees in the LGBTQ+ Community through a mobile iOS and Android App. A platform to seek personal guidance, professional advice, support, and friendship. Their website includes extensive resources, links, and information.
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.