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Connie J. Vetter: LGBT Attorney at Law, PLLC

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)

Location

PO Box 5377
Charlotte, North Carolina 28299

Contact Info

Phone: 704-333-4000
Email:

Notes

"Attorney Connie J. Vetter is proud to offer legal services to North Carolina’s diverse community, including gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and couples as well as straight individuals and couples.

Her law practice is dedicated to personalized legal representation and exceptional client service. Attorney Vetter operates a client-focused practice where the law is explained in understandable language – no legalese here – and clients’ questions are answered so each client can be fully involved in his/her important legal matter and make informed decisions."

Parker Herring Law Group

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)

Location

434 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

Contact Info

Phone: (919) 821-1860

Notes

"Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC is a Raleigh, North Carolina based family law firm. Our attorneys represent clients in adoption, divorce, separation, child custody, child support, alimony and equitable distribution. We also work with Intended Parents and Surrogates needing Gestational Surrogacy Agreements, Pre-Birth Orders, and Egg Donation Agreements." Site includes information about LGBT Adoption and Surrogacy.

Tranzmission

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Other (Medical)
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Statewide

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"Tranzmission was founded in Asheville, NC on April 2nd, 2001. We quickly discovered that amazing things can happen when people come together! Our membership includes nonbinary, genderqueer and gender fluid folks as well as trans women, trans men and our family, friends, and allies. Over the years our membership continues to change and evolve, and we continue to celebrate and nourish the incredible diversity within our community."

Tranzmission is a trans- and GNC-focused organization that offers educational trainings, name-change support, mental health support groups for youth and adults, and a list of trans-friendly resources in the area. They are based in Asheville, NC, but have some resources outside of their county.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Indigenous/Native Communities
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, California 94102

Contact Info

Phone: 415.392.6257

Notes

"The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) was the first national LGBTQ legal organization founded by women and brings a fierce, longstanding commitment to racial and economic justice and our community’s most vulnerable."

The National LGBT Bar Association

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships

Location

1200 18th Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036

Contact Info

Phone: (202) 637-7661

Notes

"The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBTQ+ community in all its diversity."

The Adoption Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care

Location

1500 Walnut St
Suite 701
Philadelphia, Pennyslvania 19102

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 735-9988

Notes

"We also hold Adoption Cafes specifically for the LGBT community. Here you will meet and hear from other members of the LGBT community who have adopted, adoption agencies ready to work with you and learn the basics of adopting from foster care."

COLAGE

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Youth Services

Location

3815 S. Othello Street
Suite 100, #310
Seattle, Washington 98118

Contact Info

Phone: (828) 782-1938

Notes

"COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities."

Lamda Legal

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services
Se habla español

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Other (Legal)
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)

Location

120 Wall Street
19th Floor
New York, New York 10005-3919

Contact Info

Phone: 212-809-8585
Email:

Notes

Broad information on legal representation, support, current law, and ongoing cases.

Lifelong Adoptions

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care

Location

820 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
Suite 145
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

Contact Info

Phone: 888-829-0891

Notes

"As a gay and lesbian adoption friendly agency, LifeLong Adoptions believes in LGBT adoption, and specializes in assisting LGBT couples and individuals. Our philosophy is based on one-on-one guidance, providing adoptive parents with an adoption specialist to guide you through the process."