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CAISA (Counseling and Information for Sexual Assault and Abuse)

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Ally Training and Education
  • Immigration
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Youth Services

Location

10499 N State Hwy 1
Suite 1
Robinson, Illinois 62454
Crawford County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (618) 544-9379

Notes

"We are committed to changing attitudes that foster violence against others. Services are available regardless of age, gender, race, disability, spiritual preference, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Our purpose is to provide counseling, advocacy and support for all victims of sexual assault and their significant others.."

Central Illinois Friends

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • HIV/AIDS
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Immigration
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Spanish Speaking Community and Support
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

120 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Suite 201
Peoria, IL 61603
Peoria County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 3096712144

Notes

We are an HIV and STI outreach prevention and support agency for 15 counties in Central Illinois - Henderson, Hancock, McDonough, Warren, Knox, Fulton, Stark, Peoria, Mason, Tazewell, Putnum, Marshall, Woodford, LaSalle, and McLean Counties. We also help people living with HIV access and stay in care through transportation and housing services.

Clock Inc

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

321 24th St.
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

Contact Info

Phone: (309) 558- 0956

Notes

Clock Inc Offers:
--Groups: A variety of multi-age & gender community groups, to benefit individuals without any feelings of discrimination or isolation.
--Counseling: We offer individual, couple & family sessions. Individuals are able to choose from 30, 45 or 60 minute sessions.
--Training: Educational trainings to help strengthen the knowledge about the individuals identifying in this community.
--Workshops: Workshops that provide hands on teaching covering a range of topics based on interests of individuals.

DLO Musical Theatre

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

2917 N. Vermilion St.
Danville, Illinois 61832
Vermilion County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (217) 431 1660

Notes

"DLO Musical Theatre is committed to accessibility of programming to the community, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation including gender identity, disability, age, marital status, education, military status, or citizenship status."

Eastern Illinois University Center For Gender and Sexual Diversity

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Stevenson Hall
320 Grant Ave
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Coles County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 217-581-7117 lgbtqa@eiu.edu

Notes

"The EIU Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity aspires to create an inclusive community by instilling a culture of respect, advocacy, and empowerment towards an open, safe, welcoming and just campus. We provide services such as the Trans*formation Station, a large library full of books and movies, year round programming, and a comprehensive Safe Zone Training program."

Emmanual Lutheran Church

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)

Location

920 3RD AVENUE
ROCKFORD, Illinois 61104
Winnebago County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 815.963.4815

Notes

"Emmanuel welcomes openly LGBTQA people of all ages as well as their families and friends. Emmanuel has been open and accepting for decades, but on March 7th, 2013, we made it official by becoming an RIC (Reconciling in Christ) church as conferred upon us through ReconcilingWorks and the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)."

Equality Illinois

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education

Location

PO Box 1313
Chicago, Illinois 60690

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 477-7173

Notes

"MISSION: Equality Illinois builds a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and full acceptance of the LGBTQ community."

"VISION: Equality Illinois envisions a fair and unified Illinois where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where all people live freely regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or gender expression."

Freeport High School Gay-Straight Alliance

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Ally Training and Education
  • Youth Services

Location

701 W Moseley St
Freeport, Illinois 61032
Stephenson County, IL

Contact Info

Phone:
Email:

Notes

For the 2018-2019 School Year: "The FHS GSA meets weekly after school. We socialize, plan events centered on acceptance and tolearnce, and create a safe zone for boths traight and LGBTQ students to be expressive or seek guidance."

GSA @ Carl Sandburg College

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

Hancock County, IL

Notes

"The Carl Sandburg College Gay Straight Alliance (also known as the GSA) brings students of different sexual orientations and gender identities together to meet new people, network with like-minded individuals, and accept each other’s uniqueness in a lively, safe, and relaxing environment. This club also promises to serve as a support group for those dealing with LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) issues, homophobic harassment, or those questioning their sexual orientation and identity. By raising awareness of different sexual orientations and gender identities, it serves as a platform to make the general population more aware of the LGBT community."

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services
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Services

  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Immigration
  • Professional Development/Scholarships/Higher Education
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

80 N Michigan Ave
Suite 1220
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 629-2988
Email:

Notes

"The mission of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) is to promote safety, support and healthy development for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, in Illinois schools and communities, through advocacy, education, youth organizing and research."