LGBTQ+ Resources in Orange County
LGBTQ+ Hotlines in Orange County
Trained teens for peer-to-peer support. 6 pm to 10 pm daily
Call: (310) 855-HOPE, or (800) TLC-TEEN
Text ‘TEEN’ to 839863
A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
US line: 877-565-8860
24-hours/seven days a week, suicide prevention telephone/text/chat service. It is available to all individuals experiencing a crisis and/or suicidal thoughts or are concerned about a loved one attempting suicide.
Teen Number: Text the word TEEN at 839863
For people who are deaf or hard of hearing who need support in a crisis, get help by texting the word “HEARME” at 839863
A free, confidential telephone service that is available 24/7 for those who need emotional support or resources.
Call or text: (714) 991-6412
Toll Free: (877) 910-9276
LGBTQ+ Center OC
The LGBTQ Center offers a wide array of programs, services, and ways to connect with the local LGBTQ+ community.
A range of other services, from immigration resources to hormone services to food assistance to HIV/STI testing.
Individual, family, and group therapy, youth groups, STI testing, linkage to care
Phone: Office (714) 953-LGBT (5428)
Counseling: (714) 953-5428 x330
Fax: (714) 246-8907
The Priority Center, OCAPICA and Western Youth Services
Hosts outreach events, education, and support group workshops for all ages of low-moderate risks including LGBTQ+ Transitional Age Youth (TAY)
Evelyn Estrada, Lead Specialist at Western Youth Services (WYS): Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jazmin Lopez, Coordinator
Phone: (888) 955-6570
Offers various services including crafting sessions, ballet folklorico, food distribution, free computer lab
Phone: (714) 760-4465
Provides early intervention services to the LGBTQ+ community
Phone: (714) 645-8000
Fax: (714) 954-2985
Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APIAT)
Provides various resources including STI testing, trauma-informed support groups, and housing resources for HIV impacted & LGBTQ+ communities in OC and LA
OC office: (714) 636-1349
Cleo Oubre: email@example.com
Gender & Sexualities Alliance Resource Brochure
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Provider Directory
A directory that helps you find LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ-affirming healthcare providers in your area, including mental health care providers.
The Trevor Project
Offers 24/7 online chat, text, and call lines for LGBTQ+ young people. They also offer TrevorSpace, an online social platform for LGBTQ+ young people. Text ‘START’ to 678-678, call 1-866-488-7386, or visit their website to connect with a crisis counselor.
A peer support hotline by and for trans people. They also offer microgrants for name changes and for trans people who are incarcerated. Call (877)-565-8860 to reach a trained peer.