Helpful Links to National and Regional Organizations

Safe Journey 

LGBTQIA+ trained Domestic Violence Shelter loacted in Union City PA.

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest LGBTQ advocacy group and LGBTQ political lobbying organization in the United States.


PFLAG is the United States' first and largest organization uniting parents, families, and allies with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. PFLAG National is the national organization, which provides support to the PFLAG network of local chapters.


The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States".

Central Outreach Wellness Center

Founded in 2015, Central Outreach Wellness Center specializes in culturally competent medical care for the LGBTQIA+ community. Advocating for patient rights, Central Outreach gives access to high-quality healthcare to those who need it.

Erie County HIV Task Force

The Erie County HIV Task Force is a collaboration of local organizations and individuals dedicated to educating, supporting, and advocating for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventing the spread of infection.

NAMI of Erie County

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Erie County provides education and support of mental illness for individuals and families.

Crime Victim Center of Erie County

The Crime Victim Center of Erie County is committed to reducing crime and the impact of crime, including sexual violence. They also offer counseling and prevention education.

SafeNet Erie

SafeNet is Erie, PA's only accredited domestic violence agency that provides confidential services and support to victims. Reclaim your life with SafeNet.

UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor improves access to mental health resources for people in Erie County.

VHA LGBTQ+ Health Programs

Erie County's VA hospital helps LGBTQ+ Vetrans in many areas.

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