(NOTE: links listed are for your information only. PFLAG Austin does not specifically endorse nor recommend the content of external websites or any services they may offer. )


PFLAG National

FIND A PFLAG chapter


2-1-1 Texas

2-1-1 Texas is a collaboration of United Way Capital Area and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.  Anyone inside Texas can call 2-1-1 for free information and referrals to health, employment, educational legal, housing, counseling, transportation, human service agencies, nonprofit, faith-based organizations, disaster relief resources, and volunteer opportunities.   It is free and confidential, available 24/7, accessible by TTY/TDD,  multilingual.


Texas Youth Hotline

The Texas Youth Hotline provides prevention services to youths, parents, siblings, and other family members who are in need of a caring voice and sympathetic ear.  It is for any youth, doesn't have to be LGBTQ.

Call 1-800-989-6884 

Text 512-872-5777

Facebook group: “Texas Name and Gender Marker Change

A closed Facebook group where one can ask for instructions, direction, information, experience, on changing one’s name and gender marker in Texas. There are many knowledgeable people in the group, ranging from attorneys to people who have “been there and done that” who are willing to help.

GLBT National Help Center

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Youth Talkline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. 

Hours: Monday-to-Friday 3PM to 11PM CST and Saturday 11AM to 4PM CST 



The Trevor Project

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. - 24/7 



Parents of LGBTQ children:


Out Youth

Central Texas LGBTQ+ (lesbian/gay/bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) youth/allies.  Services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, successful adults. Provide trainings and resources for parents, teachers, and community members.



Hatch Youth

Social group for LGBTQ+ youths at the Montrose Center, Houston, TX: empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and allied youth to become positive contributors to society by providing a safe social environment, offering role models and peer support.


American Psychological Association LGBTQ Resources


Gender Spectrum


Straight allies


GLSEN (formerly Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network)

Safe Space programs for schools. Resources for LGBT students, their allies, and their families, including support to create a school gay-straight alliance


National Center for Transgender Equality

The nation's leading social justice advocacy organization 


Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have. 



Human Rights Campaign

As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. 


Equality Texas

Works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration. 


Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT)

Dedicated to halting discrimination and furthering the gender diverse equity in the State of Texas by social, legal, legislative, and corporate education, and through networking in both public and private forums. 


Southerners On New Ground (SONG)

SONG is a home for LGBTQ liberation across all lines of race, class, abilities, age, culture, gender, and sexuality in the South. 


Transgender Law Center

The Legal Information Helpline provides basic information about laws that affect transgender people, including employment, health care, civil rights, family law, and identity document changes.


NCTE Transgender Legal Services Network

NCTE created the Trans Legal Services Network to ensure that every transgender person has access to assistance navigating the complicated name and gender change process and any other legal issues they may face.


Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. 


American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

LGBT Rights Project - A special division of the national ACLU, staffed by experts in constitutional law and civil rights making the case for fair and equal treatment regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. 


National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. 


LGBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. 



Katy Koonce, LCSW

2520 Longview St #311 
Austin, Texas 78705
All Ages

Renee Randazzo, LPC Intern, MS

601 West 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 371-6995
All Ages

Amanda Hathorn-Wilkins, LPC

2501 W William Cannon Dr, Bldg 6, Ste A
Austin, Texas 78745
(512) 344-9181

Tracy Deegan, LCSW

907 W Mary St 
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 796-3457

Paula Buls, LCSW

1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 204E
Austin, Texas 78723

(512) 213-4380

Brian Killworth, LPC

Catalyst Psychotherapy, PLLC
3818 Spicewood Springs Rd #300
Austin, TX 78759
Counseling within the LGBTQIA+ community; sliding scale.

Thomas Malone, MA, LPC-Intern

Supervised by Erin T. White, LPC-S, RPT-S
The Whole Child Center, Cedar Park,
Colors of Austin Counseling,

Ryan Dillon, LPC Intern, NCC, MEd

8700 Manchaca Road, Suite 806
Austin, TX 78748
(512) 593-2287


Kelly Robinson, LPC, MA

Located Near Manchaca & Stassney 
Austin, Texas 78745
(512) 746-7240


Lindsay Lege, LMSW

601 W 18th St 
Austin, Texas 78701
(850) 999-0090


John Cooper, MA, LPC, CGP

Counseling and Psychotherapy Services

1015 Beecave Woods Dr., Suite 300C
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 656-9310

David Wachsman, LPC

Intern Supervised By Ellen Melton, LPC-S

LGBTQ Counseling, Depression & Anxiety, Career Counseling

5920 West William Cannon Drive, Suite 150, Building 6
Austin, TX 78749
(512) 800-1118


Austin Family Counseling

For family members of transgender individuals-topics such as sex vs. gender identity, using appropriate terminology, and being an ally to the transgender community.



Transformations Gender Playgroup 

Children 3-10y explore gender identities and spend time around other children with similar histories while parents can attend  peer-led support group.
Contact: Adrienne Sneed, LMSW
(512) 423-2840


Transformations Psychotherapy

Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 561-0116

All Ages


Monrovia Van Hoose, LCSW

1006 E 39th Street 
Austin, Texas 78751
(512) 623-7395



Waterloo Counseling Center

Serves LGBTQ community
Sliding scale fees for uninsured
314 E Highland Mall Blvd., Suite 301, Austin, TX 78752



DELL Children's Adolescent Medicine-Maria Monge, MD

5339 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Rd. #100

Austin, Tx. 78723

Office (512) 324-6534

5339 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd #100


Brynna Connor, M.D. Family Medicine

2911 Medical Arts St., Bldg 10

Austin, TX 78705

Phone: (512) 382-9500  


Jane Wray, M.D., PhD

Luling Community Health Center

111 S. Laurel Ave.

Luling, TX 78648

Phone: (830) 875-6399