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Resources

Resources and services for LGBT-related concerns:

On-campus resources:

Student Health Services Provides medical care regardless of gender identity or expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Student Health Services provides STI testing and free safer sex supplies 234 Glenbrook Road next to the Chemistry building
860-486-4700
Health Education Provides free safer sex supplies (internal [female] and external [male] condoms, lubrication, dental dams) as well as abstinence kits to support all students’ choices. Provides information about STIs and safer sex as well as how to make healthy lifestyle choices. Health Education offers free STI testing during designated times throughout the semester. Pet therapy and massage therapy are also provided within the office. See our calendar of events at healthed.uconn.edu/events.html South campus, Wilson Hall, Room 125
860-486-0772
Rainbow Center Provides free safer sex supplies (condoms and lubrication) to all students. Provides numerous LGBT-related resources including support and discussion groups. One does not need to identify as LGBT to go to the center, however certain groups are restricted to those who identify. A full list of groups and available support can be found at http://rainbowcenter.uconn.edu/campus-groups/ Fourth floor of the Student Union, Room 403
860-486-5821
Women’s Center Provides a safe and welcoming space maintaining open-mindedness and showing respect for all in times of crisis as well as day-to-day interaction. The Women’s Center supports the empowerment of all women through action and example. Safer sex supplies (internal [female] and male [external] condoms and lubrication) are also available to all students. South end of the fourth floor of the Student Union, Room 421
860-486-4738
Counseling and Mental Health Services Provides individual and group therapies at low cost to students. Fourth floor of the Arjona Building near Mirror Lake
860-486-4705
Humphrey Clinic Provides therapy for individual, couple and family therapy at a low cost to students. Human Development building on Bolton Road
860-486-3692

 

Off-campus resources:

Local resources:

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective provides medical services, dental services, support groups, and health education tailored to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, but serves clients of all genders and gender identities, sexual orientations, ages and ethnicities. The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is especially proud of its services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Hartford, CT and Manchester, CT
860-278-4163
New Haven Pride Center Every night, the Center is a hub of activity catering to the needs of south-central Connecticut’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Many groups moved their meetings to the offices of the Center and many new ones formed. The center hosts support groups, independent events, and offers resources to those who need them within the community. Orange Street, New Haven, CT 06510
203-387-2252
Triangle Community Center Offers programs, services and events that provide critical and in some cases life-saving resources and assistance to the LGBTQ community in Fairfield County. TCC works closely with Mid-Fairfield AIDS Project and World Health Clinicians on HIV/AIDS related outreach, testing initiatives, and creating a more informed and healthy LGBTQ community. 618 West Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850 between Elm and Arch Street
203-853-0600
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center Provides sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities — in all their diversity — regardless of ability to pay. To further this mission, Callen-Lorde promotes health education and wellness and advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health issues. 356 W 18th St, New York, New York 10011
212-271-7200
The National LGBT Health Education Center, part of the Fenway Institute Provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The Ansin Building, 8th Floor, 1340 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215
617-927-6354
Mount Sinai Beth Israel LGBT Health Services Committed to meeting the special health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community with respect and compassion. We provide an array of health, referral and educational services, promote LGBT health equity and access to care, and develop effective partnerships with LGBT organizations, agencies and allies. Multiple locations in New York City, New York
212-604-1800

 

National resources:

The Trevor Project This leading national organization provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
  • Trevor Lifeline (24/7): 866-488-7386
  • TrevorChat (7 days a week, 3-9pm ET)
  • TrevorText (Available Fridays 4-8pm): text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
Love Is Respect Offers education, support and advocacy to teens and young adults, as well as their concerned friends and family members, who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. All conversations with peer advocates via phone, chat or text are free and confidential.
  • 24/7 Hotline: 1-866-331-9474
  • Text chat: Text “loveis” to 22522
  • Chat online: go to www.loveisrespect.org and click “chat online now” at the top of the page
GLBT National Help Center Helps both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.
  • GLBT National Hotline accepts callers of all ages, peer –counseling, information, and local resources: 1-888-843-4564
  • GLBT National Youth Talkline, serving youth through age 25, peer-counseling, information, and local resources: 1-888-246-PRIDE (7743)
  • Online Peer-Support Chat
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project Provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We work with victims and survivors to increase safety, security, and foster empowerment through direct services, education, and advocacy.
  • 24 hour hotline: 800-832-1901