resources for lgbtqia+ people

If you are in need of support today call Connections & CAYAC at 970.221.5551

See the Updated Mental Health & Addictions Services in Larimer County

If you are looking for ways to manage stress and anxiety during this time, check out this page of resources, tips & tricks.

Crisis Support

SummitStone Crisis Services – 970.494.4200

Walk-in crisis services (call ahead first) 1217 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins, CO

Local Crisis Line 970-494-4200 ext. 4 or text TALK to 38255 to receive mental health crisis support

The Trevor Project LGBTQIA+ Support, TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386

If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, please call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678 . Find more support at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

Trans Lifeline Hotline:877-565-8860

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Local Support Services

Northern Colorado Equality
Serving Fort Collins. Northern Colorado Equality seeks to empower the LGBTQIA+ community and our allies through activities, programs, services and education. Honoring, promoting and celebrating our community’s diversity is our central organizing principle.

*SPLASH Youth of Northern Colorado (Fort Collins, Greeley, Windsor, Loveland, and Estes Park)

Inclusive Youth Groups, Special Events, Resources, Connections and more

Virtual Groups 

 Eclectic – Trans Support 
All Trans*, Intersex, Enby, Gender Re-defining; allies welcome (ages 16+)
1st Tuesday, North Dazbog 401 Mason Ct
email: [email protected] for infoment for LGBTQIA + youth. 

Youth Seen

Provides mental health services, peer mentoring, social and summer programs, training & education, Our Mental Health Providers and case management for LGBTQIA + youth.

PFLAG Fort Collins 
Families and allies of LGBT+ 2nd Monday 7pm at Plymouth Congregational Church, FtC

PFLAG Greeley 
Families and allies of LGBT+ 3rd Saturday 10am at First Congregational Church UCC, Greeley

The Pride Resource Center provides resources and support for all CSU community members to explore and increase their understanding of sexual/romantic orientation, gender, and identity intersection.

STATE LGBTQ+:

* = organization for youth

NATIONAL LGBTQIA+

* = organization for youth

Articles & Tools

Here are helpful guidelines for chest binding amid COVID-19:

With growing concerns over COVID-19, trans and non-binary organisations have released helpful guidelines for chest binding.

Resources for Transgender Students
created by a Fort Collins SPLASH Ambassador!

Transvivor.com :

Transvivor is the transgender resource for all, helping trans people go from survivng to thriving. Our mission is to provide professional resources for the transgender community and their allies to foster acceptance, through refined education, exemplary advocacy, and thoughtful listening.