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Family Service Agency of DeKalb County

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • People with Disabilities
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

1325 Sycamore Road
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 8157588616

Notes

Family Service Agency of DeKalb County has been providing counseling, advocacy, and other essential services to DeKalb County since 1956. We can assist individuals and families from birth through the end of life, no matter the circumstances.

Strands for Trans

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

National

Contact Info

Phone:
Email:

Notes

From the website:
"A HISTORY OF REJECTION: Haircuts are historically gendered: Salons for women. Barbershops for men. This leaves the trans community feeling uncomfortable, unwelcome and unsure.
A FUTURE OF ACCEPTANCE: Strands For Trans is bringing gays, straights, women, men, anyone, together to create more trans-friendly barbershops and hair salons. Join in and let’s help this community feel welcome."

The website features a map with participating barbershops and salons, and their addresses and phone numbers. You can zoom in on your area to see what's nearby!

Addiction Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction

Location

National

Contact Info

Phone: (855) 207-0869
Email:

Notes

Addiction Center's tag line is "Your guide for addiction and recovery."

Their LGBTQ guide states:
"Rates of drug abuse and addiction in the LGBTQ community are disturbingly higher than those of other groups. Discrimination, societal pressures, and co-occurring disorders are just a few potential triggers for drug abuse in this population."

Webpage also includes 'Challenges The LGBTQ Community Faces', 'Common Co-Occurring Disorders In The LGBTQ Community', 'Drugs Of Choice Within The LGBTQ Community', 'Treatment Centers For The LGBTQ Community', and 'Get the Help You Need.'

Website offers chat function.

Best Colleges For LGBTQ+ Students (Intelligent.com)

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education

Location

1414 NE 42ND ST
STE 400
SEATLE, WASHINGTON 98105

Notes

"Compared to cisgender heterosexual students, LBGTQ+ students face disproportionate levels of harassment, anxiety, and depression at college. Ideally, LBGTQ+ students will attend a college that has adequately responded to these challenges and established an inclusive and safe learning environment, but not every school has done so. We’ll go over the most LBGTQ-friendly colleges in the country, and address some other issues that are important for LGBTQ+ students to know."

"We reviewed dozens of institutions in order to determine the top 20 colleges for LGBTQ+ students, evaluating factors such as LGBTQ+ student centers, gender-neutral facilities, and student organizations. This research was based on the materials available online at each school’s website. Below, we’ve also highlighted some things that you can check out during an on-campus tour to help you make an even more informed decision."

The List for Us

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Statewide

Notes

“The List was fundamentally created to collect and showcase resources that are beneficial for trans+* individuals, their families, allies, and providers. We want this website to be a place where people can come to find support, community, and information.

*trans+ is used as an umbrella term to include all gender and sex minorities.”

Greater Family Health

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Other (Medical)
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Care
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

165 Plank Rd
Sycamore, IL 60178
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 844-599-3700

Notes

From the website: "We offer an inclusive, safe and welcoming environment for all the communities we serve. The LGBTQ+ community is no exception."

LGBTQ Health Service Offered Include:
-Primary Health Care
-Care/Case Management
-Infectious Disease Care
-STI Testing and Treatment
-HIV Testing and Treatment
-Rapid HIV Testing and Counseling
-HIV Prevention Treatment (PrEP)
-Anal Pap Smears
-Women’s Health & Gynecology
-Hormone Replacement Therapy
-Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
-Substance Use Disorder Services
-Dental Health Services
-Insurance Enrollment
-Free Condoms
-Outreach and Prevention Education

DeKalb County Pride

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Pride March/Festival/Parade

Location

DeKalb County, IL

Notes

DeKalb Pride grew out of Pride events planned in 2019, 2020, and 2021. We exist to celebrate and connect the LGBTQIA+ community in DeKalb County. Keep your eyes on this page for resources, events, and more!

Instagram: @DeKalbCoPride

DeKalb LGBT Facebook Group

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

Location

DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone:
Email:

Notes

A group for LGBT individuals in DeKalb, IL or neighboring cities to hang out, invite people to things, promote local events and business, or simply get to know each other!

Welcome to allies and questioning individuals, as long as allies remember that the focus of this group is for LGBT members in the community! ❤️🏳️‍🌈

This is a public group, so be wary of posting anything personal or sensitive that you may not want others to see. Staying public is important to allow for the most growth potential! So be safe and take care of yourself.

Do you know of any LGBT owned or allied businesses? Do you own one yourself? Follow this link to support the local community!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/373289437466762/permalink/373595544102818/

Online Therapy LGBTQ+ Resources

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mental Health

Location

1414 NE 42nd Street
Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98105

Contact Info

Phone: 8002589936
Email:

Notes

"Online therapy has many benefits for members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you live in a rural area or just can’t find a therapist who understands the challenges facing LGBTQ+ individuals, online therapy makes it easier to access mental health care. Online therapy also allows you to engage in therapy on your terms. Maybe you don’t want to drive to an office and talk with a therapist face-to-face; with online therapy, you don’t have to. You can engage in therapy sessions via video or text, ensuring you’re as comfortable as possible."

Therapy options include video, live chat, text, and phone call.

Also includes a list of LGBTQ+ resources.

Safe Passage, Inc

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Other (Legal)
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 621
DeKalb, IL 60115
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 815-756-5228

Notes

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault services for any and all survivors and non-offending loved ones, including emergency and long-term shelter, counseling for children and adults, legal support and medical advocacy, and offender intervention services including anger management. All services are available to individuals of all genders and all sexual orientations. All staff are trained in LGBTQIA+ cultural humility. All services for survivors are free and confidential.