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NC Voting Guide for LGBTQ Individuals

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming

Location

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"Guidelines for LGBTQ Individuals Using a Preferred Name while Voting at the Polls in Guilford County, North Carolina"

"Voting at the polls can be daunting for transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming or other LGBTQ community members using a preferred name that does not match their legal name. These guidelines outline what to expect at the polls and offer suggestions for dealing with the possible situations that might occur."

YouthSafe

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

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

Location

Contact Info

Phone:

Notes

"YouthSAFE is a Greensboro-based organization providing an environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and Agender youth to find community, share resources and build skills for responding creatively to the world around them. We meet every Friday, 6:30-8:30 pm Higher Ground (210 E Bessemer Ave)"

*Due to Covid-19, weekly meetings are now happening on Zoom!

PFLAG Greensboro

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Other (Legal)
  • Adults Questioning Their Sexuality/Gender Identity
  • Ally Training and Education
  • Other (Community and Support)
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 4153
Greensboro, North Carolina 27404

Contact Info

Phone: (336) 420-0120

Notes

"By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision through:
— Support for all LGBTQ individuals, their families and allies
— Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ
— Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for LGBTQ individuals and their families"

Specific Programs Include:
— Monthly chapter meetings with a trained facilitator (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/support/chapter-meetings)
— "The Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to celebrating and supporting the continuing education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBTQIA allied students who exhibit courage and leadership in their schools and communities." (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/education1/carter-stroupe-memorial-scholarship)
— Individual support. "PFLAG Greensboro has members who are available to schedule a time outside of the group meetings to listen and answer questions. PFLAG cannot provide legal advice or assistance but we do have members who can support you in those spaces. Examples include:
-help you advocate for yourself or your child with issues arising in the school system or other community services
-be witnesses for name changes, marriages
-moral support for court dates." (https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/support/individual-support)

Mental Health Greensboro

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Mental Health
  • Professional Development/Scholarships
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction

Location

700 Walter Reed Drive
Greensboro, North Carolina 27403

Contact Info

Phone: 336.373.1402
Email:

Notes

"Mental Health Greensboro advances mental wellness in our community through leadership, education, direct services and collaborative partnerships. We assist individuals to manage their symptoms, stay in recovery, rebuild relationships, and pursue life goals such as higher education and employment opportunities. We believe that recovery is successful when individuals take an active role in learning about their diagnoses and strategies for managing their symptoms. We are Greensboro’s only dedicated peer support recovery organization combining peer education, peer coaching, support group facilitation and peer support specialist training."

Specific Programs:
"Renewal Support Group is a peer-led support group providing a judgement-free setting for the LGBTQ community to come together and support each other with mental health recovery." (https://www.facebook.com/groups/213433573347534/)

"H.E.R. which stands for Hope Empowered Recovery, is a group that lifts up black women and creates an environment of understanding and support for those struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, emotional wellness, and other mental health concerns.
Our H.E.R. support group aims to help black women gain an understanding of issues facing the black community and the world around. Peers will get support and guidance from other black women, express and manage emotions and promote healing within the support group community.
This support group meets online via ZOOM" (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1098522830544595/)

Youth OUTright WNC Inc

Provides LGBTQ+Focused services

Services

  • Ally Training and Education
  • Mutual Aid/Direct Giving/Fundraising
  • Persons of Color/P.O.C.
  • Pride March/Festival/Parade
  • Trans and Gender-Non-Conforming
  • Youth Services

Location

PO Box 1893
Asheville, NC 28802

Contact Info

Phone: 8287382397

Notes

"Founded in 2009, Youth OUTright WNC, Inc. (YO) is the only youth advocacy and leadership non-profit organization in the region solely dedicated to empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, asexual and allied (LGBTQIA+) youth ages 11-20 in Western North Carolina. Based on 2010 U.S. Census figures, it is estimated that there could be more than 4,000 LGBTQ youth in our 18-county region."

"We engage and support LGBTQIA+ youth ages 11-20 to be confident, resilient and compassionate community members. We envision a world where youth of all gender and sexual identities are empowered to reach their full potential. We provide information, support and resources in a safer, inclusive and affirming environment."

Planned Parenthood: Wilmington Health Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Other (Medical)
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment

Location

1925 Tradd Court
Wilmington, NC 28401

Notes

"LGBTQ Services in Wilmington, NC
Wilmington Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ:

education
Hormone Replacement Therapy
resources
services referral
Prices and Payment Information
Please contact this health center for LGBTQ services pricing information.

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made."

Planned Parenthood: Raleigh Health Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Other (Medical)
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Care
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment

Location

100 S Boylan Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Notes

"LGBTQ Services in Raleigh, NC
Raleigh Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ:

education
Hormone Replacement Therapy
resources
services referral
At this health center, these LGBTQ services are available:

during all business hours by appointment
Prices and Payment Information
Please contact this health center for LGBTQ services pricing information.

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made."

Planned Parenthood: Greensboro Health Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Care
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment

Location

1704 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC 27408

Notes

"LGBTQ Services in Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ:

education
Hormone Replacement Therapy
resources
services referral
Prices and Payment Information
Please contact this health center for LGBTQ services pricing information."

Planned Parenthood: Fayetteville Health Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Care
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment

Location

4551 Yadkin Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Notes

"LGBTQ Services in Fayetteville, NC
Fayetteville Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ:

Hormone Replacement Therapy
At this health center, these LGBTQ services are available:

On a walk-in basis: By walk-in as schedule allows
Here’s what you need to know about services for LGBTQ clients at this health center:
When you call for an appointment to begin or continue hormone therapy, one of our front desk staff members will help you schedule your appointment and talk with you about what to expect.

At your first appointment, our provider will take time to:

Review your medical history
Discuss your goals and expectations
Confirm your understanding of the potential risks and side effects
Answer any questions you have
Connect you to available community resources
Your first appointment also allows our provider to order the necessary lab work to ensure you are medically eligible to begin hormone therapy.

Clients under our care receive a written prescription for hormones which they fill at a pharmacy. Planned Parenthood does not provide pharmacy services for these hormones."

Planned Parenthood: Durham Health Center

Provides LGBTQ+Friendly services

Services

  • Family Planning (Birth control, Abortion)
  • Gender-Affirmation Services (Hormones/Surgery)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Health
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Care
  • S.T.D./S.T.I.
  • Spanish Speaking Medical Treatment

Location

105 Newsom Street
Ste. 101
Durham, NC 27704

Notes

"LGBTQ Services in Durham, NC
Durham Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ:

education
Hormone Replacement Therapy
resources
Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made.

You may fill out an application for a Medicaid Family Planning Waiver (MFPW) at our health center. To establish coverage takes 4-7 weeks, so it advisable to apply before you need it. With the exception of Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Medicaid when Medicare is the primary, Medicaid is accepted. accepted.

If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at 919-286-2872.

If you are eligible for financial assistance you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center."

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