Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered & Queer (LGBTQ) Individuals


  • Lambda Legal Hotline for LGBTQ youth and the Foster Care System: Foster Care Helpline: for young people in foster care who have questions about LGBT-related discrimination or abuse, a service of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund. The line is staffed (Pacific Standard Time) Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. [9-5:30, Eastern], but callers may leave messages 24-hours. 1-866-LGBTeen (542-8336) ext. 350
  • Lambda Legal: Getting Down to Basics Toolkit – for LGBTQ youth in Child Welfare, Foster Care and Juvenile Justice.
  • National Youth Advocacy Coalition
  • Safe Schools Resource Page: LGBTQ Homeless Youth and LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: