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Q Chat Space
Q Chat Space is a new digital LGBTQ+ center where teens join live-chat, professionally facilitated, online support groups. The program gives youth safe opportunities to connect with each other, in spaces moderated by trusted adults, within a structure that encourages compassionate interactions and discourages bullying and harassment.
Q Chat Space is operated by CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers in collaboration with their member LGBTQ+ centers and was developed in partnership with PPFA and PFLAG National.
Queer Kid Stuff
Queer Kid Stuff is an LGBTQ+ and social justice website for kids and families. The site includes links to helpful resources, videos, and more. You can learn more about the site by watching Lindsay Amer’s TED Talk HERE.
Services: Community program involvement and scholarship opportunities for post high school education expenses in the LGBTQ community.
Phone: 866.488.7386 (toll free 24/7)
Website: www.thetrevorproject.org and www.trevorspace.org
Chat Service: www.thetrevorproject.org/chat
Services provided: LGBTQ community network, suicide prevention, advocacy program, help line and youth question/answer service resource for gender identity and sexual orientation.
Virginia Antiviolence Project
24/7 LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline:
Call 1.866.356.6998 | Text 804.793.9999
Contact form: https://virginiaavp.org/contact/
Services provided: Hotline, listening, validation, safety planning, emotional support, help filling out forms, licensed therapy, accompaniment, emergency housing
Services Provided: Pediatric endocrinologist serving trans youth/children.
Fan Free Clinic
Services provided: Sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment; HIV testing; general medical care; counseling services.
Side By Side
Youth Support Line: 888.644.4390
Services provided: Leadership programs, support groups, counseling, youth support line, scholarships, youth center.
Turning Points Counseling
Contact: Barbara Davis, LPC
Services Provided: Youth and Family Counselor
Contact: Brenda Burgner, LCSW
Services Provided: LGBTQ-friendly therapy for adolescents
Virginia League for Planned Parenthood