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Resources For Patients and Families

Find resources below from national and local LGBTQI+ organizations to learn more about gender identity and other gender-related topics:

Crisis Hotlines and Resources

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

Cuyahoga County Children and Family Resources


General Resources

The Safe Zone Project

216Teens from Cuyahoga County Board of Health

PFLAG Cleveland Support Group

Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Talking with Your Children About LGBT Issues

Human Rights Campaign: Is My Child Transgender?

Human Rights Campaign: Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children


Local Resources

LGBT Center of Cleveland 216-651-5428
Programs for ages 11 to 20

QYou Queer Youth Initiative
Lorain County QYou

LGBTQ+ Allies Lake County 440-296-9443
Youth and adult programs, trans support.

Geauga SOGI Support Network 440-682-0680
Middle & High school groups. Parent groups.

OutSupport 330-461-5545
Programs and resources for trans kids & their parents

PFLAG Cleveland 216-220-7030
Support for parents, partners, friends and family.

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
Welcoming Cleveland area LGBTQ+ Jews and their families and friends.

TransAlive 330-240-1600
Monthly meetings in Fairlawn for trans folks to make connections.

Colors+ Youth Center 330-529-5667
Offers virtual and in-person events for teens 11 to 19
Also has licensed counselors for all ages, insurance or self-pay.

Studio West 117
Complex includes performance space, restaurants, nightclubs.

CANAPI (Akron Area) 330-252-1559

The Community AIDS Network | Akron Pride Initiative
Akron based resources and connections.