LOCAL RESOURCES

LA COUNTY

BIENSTAR

The Latino community affected by HIV and AIDS in the Los Angeles area.

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THE YOUTH CENTER ON HIGHLAND
Serves homeless and at risk LGBTQ youth, ages 14 to 24 years old. Provides basic life sustaining and recreational services.

  • 323.860.3634
  • 1220 N. Highland Ave. Los Angeles CA 90038
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PENNY LANE TAY DROP-IN CENTERS (Commerce)
We are dedicated to providing a safe space for youth ages 16-25. (Showers, laundromat, games, meals, internet access, employment help)

  • 323.480.9296
  • 5628 E. Slauson Ave Commerce, CA 90040
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PENNY LANE TAY DROP-IN CENTERS (Lancaster)
We are dedicated to providing a safe space for youth ages 16-25. (Showers, laundromat, games, meals, internet access, employment help)

  • 661.266.4783
  • 43520 Division St. Lancaster, CA 93535
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RISE PROGRAM
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems of Care.

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CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES
Services trans youth and gender diverse community (3-25) with medical, mental health, case management, STI testing, and support groups.

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SAN GABRIEL VALLEY GAY AND LESBIAN CENTER
Services the LGBT community in the San Gabriel Valley area.
  • info@sgvlgbtq.org
  • 626.578.5772
  • Prince Erik Hall
    2607 S. Santa Anita Ave.
    Arcadia, CA 91006
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UNITY FELLOWSHIP OF CHRIST CHURCH LOS ANGELES
Services the African American LGBT community in the Los Angeles area.

  • Email
  • 323.620.7664
  • 9608 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90003

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THE OUTReach CENTER
Services the LGBT community and allies in the Antelope Valley area.
  • Email
  • 661.92.PRIDE
  • 44845 Cedar Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534
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LGBTQ CENTER LONG BEACH
Serves the LGBTQ community in the Long Beach area.
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APLA HEALTH: AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES
The LGBT community in the Los Angeles area.
  • info@apla.org
  • 213.201.1600
  • 611 S. Kingsley Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
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APAIT
Those affected by HIV/AIDS in the Southern California area.
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BARANGAY LOS ANGELES

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Filipinos.

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THE BLACK AIDS INSTITUTE
Serves African Americans with HIV/AIDS.

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CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Serves all Los Angeles residents.

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CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES – THE CENTER FOR TRANS YOUTH HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Serves trans youth in the Los Angeles area.

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CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES, CENTER FOR STRENGTHENING YOUTH PREVENTION PARADIGMS
Focuses on young gay and bisexual men and transgender youth of color, that are disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS

  • 323.361.2153
  • 4650 Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027

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CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES, DIVISION OF ADOLESCENT MEDICINE
The physical, emotional, and social needs of young people ages 12 to 25.

  • 323.361.2153
  • Citibank Building
    5000 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
    7

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IN THE MEANTIME MEN
Serves African American gay men in the Los Angeles area.

  • Email
  • 323.733.4868
  • 2146 W. Adams Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90018

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LATINO EQUALITY ALLIANCE
Serves the Latino/a LGBTQ community in the Los Angeles area.

  • Email
  • 323.286.7224
  • 553 S Clarence St.
    Los Angeles, California

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL WOMEN’S HEALTH COLLABORATIVE
Serves the lesbian and bisexual women in the Los Angeles area.

  • 310.794.8063
  • Iris-Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center
    911 Broxton Ave, 1st floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90024

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LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER
Serves the LGBT individuals and families in the Los Angeles area.

  • 323.993.7400
  • 1625 N. Schrader Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90028

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LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER – SENIOR SERVICES
Serves the senior LGBT community in the Los Angeles area.

  • 323.860.5830
  • 1602 Ivar Avenue, Suite A
    Los Angeles, CA 90028

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LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, HEALTH EDUCATION
Serves the youth population in the Los Angeles area.

  • 213.241.1000
  • 333 South Beaudry Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, OFFICE OF HUMAN RELATIONS, DIVERSITY & EQUITY, PROJECT 10
Educates the youth and provides safe spaces for the LGBT community of Los Angeles.

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SATRANG
Serves the South Asian LGBTQ community in southern California.

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ST. JOHN’S WELLCHILD TRANSGENDER HEALTH PROGRAM
Serves the transgender community in the Los Angeles area.

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SAN FERNANDO VALLEY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER
Serves the LGBT population in the San Fernando Valley area.

  • Email
  • 747.246.8821
  • 11243 Glenoaks Blvd #11
    Pacoima CA 91331

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VAN NESS RECOVERY HOUSE
Provides the LGBT community with alcohol and drug addiction recovery services.

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY

DESERT AIDS PROJECT
Serves those living with, affected by, or at-risk for HIV or AIDS in the Coachella Valley.

  • Email
  • 760.323.2118
  • 1695 N. Sunrise Way
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

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THE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE DESERT
Serves the LGBTQ community in the Coachella Valley area.

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TRUEVOLUTION
Serves the LGBT community and those affected by HIV/AIDS

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ORANGE COUNTY

IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE
Serves the LGBTQ+ students and allies with support groups, community building, scholarships, safe space trainings for faculty and staff, connection to pride centers at 4 year universities, individual 1:1 personal, career, and academic counseling.

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THE LGBT CENTER ORANGE COUNTY
Servers the LGBT community in the Orange County area.

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SAN BERNARDINO

THE CENTER INLAND EMPIRE
Serves the LGBTQI community throughout the Inland Empire.

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OTHER LGBTQ+ RESOURCES

GUIDELINES FOR CARE OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PATIENTS (2006)

This guide contains a detailed approach for healthcare providers to understand healthcare disparities affecting LGBT populations and how they can create welcoming clinical environments for LGBT patients.

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ENHANCING THE CLIMATE FOR LGBT STUDENTS & EMPLOYEES IN HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS (2013)

GLMA’s White Paper is a comprehensive set of recommendations—authored by Shane Snowdon—that offer resources for making health professional schools more equitable, inclusive and welcoming from an LGBT standpoint.

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HEALTHY PEOPLE 2010: COMPANION DOCUMENT FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER HEALTH (2001)

Developed in 2001 as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthy People 2010 strategic planning process, The Healthy People 2010 Companion Document for LGBT Health provides a context for educating all possible readers about LGBT health disparities and for addressing systemic challenges that must be overcome to address the healthcare needs of the LGBT population.

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HEALTHCARE EQUALITY INDEX (2014)

GLMA is an endorsing partner of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). The HEI is the national LGBT benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBT patients, visitors and employees. Click here for more information.

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SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND HEALTH

This document summarizes research about how the health and well-being of LGBT people and their families is negatively affected by the denial of their right to marry. Click here for more information about GLMA’s Marriage Equality Initiative.

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Breaking the Grip: Treating Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction among Gay & Bisexual Men (2006)

This report provides balanced information about the consequences and treatment of methamphetamine use among gay men.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns (Columbia University – GLMA White Paper) (2000)

This report discusses health disparities affecting LGBT populations, and the role of stigma and discrimination in causing these health disparities.

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