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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/

Safe Passage, Inc

Provides LGBTQ+Focused 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.

Horizon Counseling and Wellness

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Seniors/Elderly/Aging
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 435
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (815) 709-4357

Notes

"About Me: Brian Mueller, MA, LCPC

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been working in the Dekalb-Sycamore area since 2015. I have clinical and community-based experience with adults, adolescents, and children in a variety of specialty areas that include mental health issues, substance abuse and addiction, life transitions, marriage/relationships, LGBT issues, gender identity, family issues, and divorce/separation. I strive to create a relaxed and comfortable environment, so that you feel empowered and ready to explore your life's potential. If you or someone know you is struggling and in need of direction, I invite you to contact me so we can begin building together."

Adventure Works of DeKalb County, Inc

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Sexual Trauma/Violence/Rape
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

1211 Sycamore Road
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: (815) 517-0825
Email:

Notes

"Beginning January 8, 2020, Adventure Works will host an LGBTQI+ peer-led support group for high school aged students at our office located at 1211 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb, IL. The group will meet every other Wednesday from 6:30-8:00. No registration required. Just show up! "

Northern Illinois University Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Ally Training and Education
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.

Location

105 Normal Road
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 815-753-4772

Notes

Specifically intended for students of Northern Illinois University

Lighthouse Professional Counseling Center

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • 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

2535 Bethany Road
Suite 210
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
DeKalb County, IL

Contact Info

Phone: 815-264-2431

Notes

Professional counseling center with emphasis on LGBTQ+ issues. Also has offices in Aurora and Chicago.

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