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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, IL 60178
DeKalb County, IL County

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."

Lighthouse Foundation

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Black/African Diaspora
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Youth Services

Location

2335 N. Orchard Street
Chicago, IL 60115
Cook County, IL County

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 808-3050
Email:

Notes

"We are a nonsectarian, nonprofit social justice organization that advances justice for Black LGBTQ+ people across Chicagoland through empowerment, education, and entertainment."
Also: "The Lighthouse Foundation is raising money for its Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund, which will give out $100 micro-grants to Black LGBTQ people in need in light of the COVID-19 pandemic." (from an article on blockclubchicago.org)

Woodford County Proud

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

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

Location

208 Mackinaw Street
Kappa, IL 61748
Woodford County, IL County

Contact Info

Phone: 3098300310

Notes

Weekly support group for LGBTQA+ youth and their allies in Woodford county (2 locations), transportation for LGBTQA+ youth to ?️‍? events in Bloomington Normal, Peoria, Champaign, Springfield & Chicago. Referrals to LGBTQA+ support services.

LGBTQA+ housing for students 16 through grad school without family support in cooperation with central IL LGBTQA+ support - Hollis home.

Central Illinois Friends

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly 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 County

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.

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

Location

PO Box 1313
Chicago, IL 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."

Lifelong Adoptions

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Adoption and Foster Care

Location

820 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
     Suite 145
Crystal Lake, IL 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."

LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Professional Development/Scholarships

Location

3179 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Info

Phone: 773-303-0167

Notes

"To promote economic opportunities for the LGBT community by being an advocate and resource for all member businesses that encourage equality."

ACLU of Illinois

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services
Se habla español

Services

  • Anti-Discrimination (Workplace/Housing/Etc.)
  • Immigration/Asylum
  • Marriage
  • Spanish Speaking Legal Services
  • Trans Legal Aid (Change of Name/Gender Marker)
  • Immigration
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

150 N. Michigan Ave.
     Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601

Contact Info

Phone: 312-201-9740

Notes

"The ACLU of Illinois firmly believes that rights should not be limited based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. We stand in support of inclusive policies that strengthen rights for LGBT individuals. After securing the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples in Illinois, the ACLU of Illinois has continued to protect gay and lesbian couples from discrimination by those who justify their actions based on religion. Our advocacy also supports people who are transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming, so that they are able to live their authentic lives, without discrimination in employment, access to accurate identity documents and public schools. And, the ACLU is continuing our historic work to resist and combat discrimination for those with HIV. "

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services
Se habla español

Services

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

Location

80 N Michigan Ave
     Suite 1220
Chicago, IL 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."

Center on Halsted’s State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline REFERRAL DATABASE

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Fertility/Conception (IVF/Surrogacy/etc.)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

Statewide

Contact Info

Phone: 1-800-243-2437
Email:

Notes

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