LGBTQ RESOURCES LINKS
(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. )
FIND A PFLAG chapter
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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.
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:
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.
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
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 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.
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 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
Renee Randazzo, LPC Intern, MS
601 West 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Amanda Hathorn-Wilkins, LPC
2501 W William Cannon Dr, Bldg 6, Ste A
Austin, Texas 78745
Tracy Deegan, LCSW
Paula Buls, LCSW
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 204E
Austin, Texas 78723
Brian Killworth, LPC
Thomas Malone, MA, LPC-Intern
Supervised by Erin T. White, LPC-S, RPT-S
The Whole Child Center, Cedar Park, http://wholechildcentertx.com/
Colors of Austin Counseling, https://www.colorsofaustincounseling.com/thomas-malone-lpcintern
Ryan Dillon, LPC Intern, NCC, MEd
8700 Manchaca Road, Suite 806
Austin, TX 78748
Kelly Robinson, LPC, MA
Located Near Manchaca & Stassney
Austin, Texas 78745
Lindsay Lege, LMSW
601 W 18th St
Austin, Texas 78701
John Cooper, MA, LPC, CGP
Counseling and Psychotherapy Services
1015 Beecave Woods Dr., Suite 300C
Austin, TX 78746
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
Austin, Texas 78704
Monrovia Van Hoose, LCSW
1006 E 39th Street
Austin, Texas 78751
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
Phone: (512) 382-9500
Jane Wray, M.D., PhD
Luling Community Health Center
Phone: (830) 875-6399