Regional Support Organizations

Enhance your gay parenting network of support. View our complete list from A to Z all across the country. Meet others going through the same challenges you are, including parenting, mental health issues and the unique social and emotional needs of the LGBTQ parenting community. Our listing offers a full range of organizations providing social activities, meeting groups, events, gatherings and forums for LGBTQ parents and their children,
couples and individuals considering parenting. Find a support organization in your state.


Identity, Inc. - Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Anchorage
336 E. 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Helpline: (907)258-4777


• Rainbow Families, visit their online group page at and select membership or you can contact Casey via email

• One Voice Community Center
4442 N. 7th Ave., Suite 8
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Contact Information
General Email:


• Tim Dyar-Place: Family Pride Coalition of the Pomona Valley, 112 N. Harvard Ave., #107, Claremont, CA 91711, email:

• Gay Fathers of Sacramento, PO Box 161951, Sacramento, CA 95816-1951, 916-484-5636

• Baby Buds, support group for Asian Pacific Islander queer women and transgender people who want to be parents. To get onto Baby Buds' email list,

• Our Family Coalition, The Bay Area Gay & Lesbian Family Group, 415-981-1960, PO Box 13505, Berkeley, CA 94712-4505,

• Gay and Lesbian Parents of Los Angeles, #109-346,7985 Santa Monica, West Hollywood, CA 90046, (213) 654-0307

• Lesbian Mothers & Our Children c/o GLCSC, 1625 N. Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028, 213-993-7608

• The Pop Luck Club, P.O. Box 69865, West Hollywood, CA 90069, tel: 323-854-0656,,

• Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center of Santa Clara County's support/social group for Mothers and Fathers with younger children. Also, join their informal email list

• Our Family Coalition
Main Office:
1385 Mission Street, Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 981-1960

East Bay:
401 Grand Avenue, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 332‑0496

• Family Matters

San Diego LGBT Community Center
3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103

P.O. Box 3357
San Diego, CA 92163
Phone: 619-692-2077
Family Matters coordinator at 619-692-2077 x121 or

• Pacific Center for Human Growth
2712 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 548-8283 ext. 213

• Stonewall Alliance Center of Chico
341 Broadway, Suite 416
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 893-3336

• Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County
3024 Willow Pass Road, Ste. 200
Concord, CA 94519
(925) 692-0090

• Solano Pride Center
1125 Missouri Street, Suite 203-D
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 427-2356

• The Gay & Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach
2017 E. 4th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814-1001
(562) 434-4455 ext. 222
Hotline: (562) 434-4455

• L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
1625 N. Schrader Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 993-7400

• Outlet Program
711 Church St
Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 965-2020 ext. 22

• Jeffrey Owens Community Center
3845 10th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 683-2032

• Sacramento LGBT Community Center
1927 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 442-0185 ext. 100

• Spectrum
1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Suite 10
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 457-1115 ext. 209

• The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center
3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 692-2077
Hotline: (619) 692-2077

• San Francisco LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 865-5555

• Billy DeFrank Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
938 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 293-2429
Helpline: (408) 293-2429

• Gay & Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast - GALA - The Wayne McCaughan Community Pride Center
11573 Los Osos Valley Road, Suite B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 541-4252

• The Center Orange County
1605 N. Spurgeon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 953-5428

• Pacific Pride Foundation
126 E. Haley Street, Suite A-11
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-3636

• The Diversity Center
1117 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 425-5422

• Pacific Pride Foundation - North County
819 West Church Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 349-9947

• The South Bay Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Organization
2235 West Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 4
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 328-6550


• Golden Rainbow Senior Center

700 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite F
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 416-7790


• LGBT community Center-youth housing project (San Diego)
(619)260-3092 contact Dana Toppel
23 unit supportive housing for 19-24 lgbt youth currently transitioning from foster care or group homes.

• Larkin street youth services (San Francisco)

(415) 673-0911 contact Ed Melendez ext.246
Emergency shelter to permanent housing. Also Education/employment training, healthcare, mental health, substance abuse and HIV services.

• LA lesbian and gay center
24 bed dorm style. Offers meals, showers, clothes, counseling, and more to lgbt youth
(323) 993-7501


• Trans Law center
Website with trans legal information


• Front Range Gay Fathers (FRGF) Denver, CO
Group Organizer: Shane Sanford  720-427-5594
Join our Yahoo Group at:

Mission Statement:
Front Range Gay Fathers (FRGF) is a family-oriented organization that understands the challenges of and welcomes two father couples/single gay fathers and their children wanting to build friendships, socialize, support, grow and promote our well-being with other like-minded families in a fun-focused and comfortable environment.

• Front Range Lesbian Families, PO Box Drawer E, Denver, CO 80218, Holly 303-466-1482, Eric Rude/Adult Programs GLBTCCC 303-733-7743

• Northern Colorado Our Families, contact Sierra at or (970) 493-7430

• The GLBT Center of Colorado
P.O. Box 9798
Denver, CO 80209-0798
Phone: 303-733-7743
Fax: 303-282-9399

• The Lambda Community Center

212 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: 970-221-3247
Fax: 970.221.2139

• Aspen Gay and Lesbian Community Fund

PO Box 3143
Aspen, CO 81612
Phone: 970-925-4123

• Colorado Springs Pride Center

PO Box 607
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Phone: 719-471-4429
Fax: 719-471-3293

• Equal Rights Colorado

PO Box 9798
Denver, CO 80209-0798
Phone: 303-773-7743 x309


• Families by Choice, eastern Connecticut, call Tirza at 860-456-1110

• Gay Fathers of Western Connecticut. We meet monthly in members homes for a simple meal and mutual support. For more information email Ernie at Phone: 203-664-1315

• Team Family Pride:, (see New Jersey for description)

• COLAGE (organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents). Connecticut, Becca Lazarus, Eric Lazurus & Jason Charette, 860-922-3868,

• Love Makes a Family
576 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860-525-7777
Fax: 860-525-8888

• New Haven Gay and Lesbian Community Center

PO Box 8914
New Haven, CT 06532
Phone: 203-387-2252

• Our True Colors
945 Main Street, Suite 211
Manchester, CT 06040
Phone: 860-649-7386
Toll-free: 888-565-5551

• Project 100/The Community Center

1841 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06114
Phone: 860-724-5542


ACLU of Delaware - LGBT Rights Project
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 309
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-3966

District of Columbia

• Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance
PO Box 75265
Washington, DC 20013-5265
Phone: 202-667-5139

• Washington DC Center for GLBT People
1111 14th Street, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-682-2245
Fax: 202-289-0006

• Whitman-Walker Clinic

1407 S Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-745-7000
Fax: 202-797-3504


• SwFl Rainbow Families, contact Tara Gehring or Patti Bertrand, 407-252-3956, email: Website: The purpose of our group is to allow children to interact with other GBLT families, as well as giving parents an outlet to discuss issues that maybe inclusive to GLBT families. Monthly Gatherings.

• The Center of Tampa
1222 S. Dale Mabry Hwy, PMB 350
Tampa, FL 33629-5009
Phone: 813-287-2687

• Compass, Inc.
7600 S. Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Phone: 561-533-9699
Fax: (202) 745-7000

• Cosmopolitan Center of Miami
701 Lincoln Rd, Floor 2
Miami, FL 33139-2879
Phone: 305-759-5210

• Equality Florida
PO Box 13184
St. Petersburg FL 33733
Phone: 727-490-5061
Fax: 727-490-0965

• The Family Tree
PO Box 38477
Tallahassee, FL 32315-8477
Phone: 850-222-8555

• First Coast Family Project
1372 Dancy Street
Jacksonville, FL 32205

• Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Key West
513 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305-292-3223
Fax: 305-292-3237

• Gay and Lesbian Community Center of South Florida
1717 N. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311-4813
Phone: 954-463-9005
Fax: 954-764-6522

• The Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Community Center of Central Florida
946 N. Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32803-3230
Phone: 407-228-8272
Fax: 407-228-8230

• We 2 Have Parental Rights
132 Kentucky Blue Circle
Apopka, FL 32712
Phone: 407-814-8692
Fax: 407-880-6409


• COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere) Greater Atlanta: Support and Community for kids 8+ with one and/or more LGBT parent in the greater Atlanta area. We provide a fun, safe environment for kids where they can be themselves with other children and youth of like families. COLAGE offers a diverse array of programs to engage, connect and empower children, youth, and their parents through various social activities and education. or

• MEGA Family Project, mission is to strengthen Georgia families by working to ensure equality, Kathy Kelly, executive director, 404-808-3350,, MEGA Family Project, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307,

• The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Center
159 Ralph McGill Blvd, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404-523-7500

• Gay Fathers of Atlanta
Phone: 404-342-6451

• Georgia Equality
PO Box 95425
Atlanta, GA 30347-0425
Phone: 404-327-9898
Fax: 404-327-9897


• COLAGE Oahu, Oahu, Tom,

• Ohana O Ke Anuenue (Family of the Rainbow), Oahu, Paul 808-728-3140

• Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation
Contact us directly at
or just send us a letter at:
Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation
P.O. Box 23300
Honolulu, HI 96822

• Aloha Pride Center (serving Hawaii's LGBTQIA communities)
call 545-2848 for info
Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation, 941-0424, ext. 18
PFLAG-Oahu (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays), 672-9050
American Friends Service Committee (Gay Liberation Project), 988-2184 Camaron

• Big Island Pride
301 Keawe Street, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-5566

• Marriage Project
PO Box 11690
Honolulu, HI 96828
Phone: 808-944-4598


Treasure Valley Rainbow Families:

Treasure Valley Queerspawn:

• Your Family, Friends & Neighbors, Inc.
PO Box 768
Boise, ID 83701-0768

The Community Center
305 East 37th Street
Garden City, ID 83714
Phone: 208-336-3870

Your Family, Friends & Neighbors
PO Box 768
Boise, ID 83701
Phone: 208-336-5096


• Family Circle, 4156 W. School St., 2nd Fl., Chicago, IL 60641

• Parents With Pride, 1511Trainer Rd., Rockford, IL 61108, 815-226-4661

Center on Halsted
3656 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-472-6469
TTY: 773-472-1277
Fax: 773-472-6643

Equality Illinois
3712 N. Broadway #125
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-477-7173
Toll-free: 888-434-7888
Fax: 773-477-6912

Rainbow Families
PO Box 2411
Naperville, IL 60566-2411
Phone: 630-585-3920

Rainbow Families of Chicago
c/o Margie Brickley
4025 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-388-1600 x3313


•, contact Michele O'Mara at

• The Diversity Center
701 N. Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-639-4297

• Indiana Equality
PO Box 20621
Indianapolis, IN 46220-0621
Toll-free: 888-567-0750

• Indiana Equal Justice Fund Inc
1300 S Clinton St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3506 
Phone: 812-422-5951

Northeast Indiana Diversity Library
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone: 866-597-0010
NIDL is located in room B41 on the basement level of the Helmke Library on IPFW's campus


• Iowa baby buds
Iowa Baby Buds is a multicultural support group for queer women and transgender people who want to build their families. The group is an intentional multicultural space, but all queer and transgender people are welcome. This group will provide a space to exchange information, get support, eat good food, have fun, build community, and take some time to imagine and discuss the journey of building queer families. This is for prospective parents, people in the process of trying to get pregnant and/or adopt, and for parents with children who are looking to expand their families. For more information, please email Please join us!

• Cedar Rapids Gay and Lesbian Resource Center
6300 Rockwell Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: 319-366-2055

• Equality Iowa
PO Box 286
Carlisle, IA 50047
Phone: 515-537-3126

• LGBT Community Center of Central Iowa
3839 Merle Hay Road, Suite 227
Des Moines IA 50310
Phone: (515) 277-7884


• The Center - Wichita
PO Box 1357
Wichita, KS 67201
Phone: 316-262-3991

Kansans for Fairness
Bruce Ney, Chairman
PO Box 542
Topeka, KS 66601-0542
Phone: 785-235-6660

• Kansans for Justice & Equality Project
PO Box 3736
Topeka, KS 66604
Phone: 785-221-2559

• Kansas Equality Coalition
6505 E. Central PMB 219
Wichita, KS 67206


• Family Pride Coalition
GLPCI Metro Louisville
Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: 812-949-8463

• Gay & Lesbian Services Organization & Pride Center of the Bluegrass
389 Waller Ave., Ste. 100
Lexington, KY 40504
Phone: 859-253-3233


• Lesbian Moms Group of Greater New Orleans (LMNO)
contact Sharon or Tracy at 504-822-3476 or 985-290-9788

• Forum For Equality Foundation or Forum For Equality Louisiana
336 Lafayette Street, Suite 200
New Orleans, LA 70130
Office: (504) 569-9156
Fax: (504) 523-8522

• The Lambda Group Inc.
1733 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-1346-0670

• Lesbian and Gay Community Center of New Orleans
2114 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116-2013
Phone: 504-945-1103


• Mothers & Kids Group
PO Box 2235
S. Portland, ME 04116

• The Diversity Center
c/o The Robinson Loring Job Corps Center
RR#1 Box 1727
Limestone, ME 04750-9743
Phone: 888-216-2034

• Equality Maine
PO Box 1951
Portland, ME 04104
Phone: 207-761-3732
Fax: 207-761-3752

• Gay and Lesbian Community
Services Center of Northern Maine
PO Box 990
Caribou, ME 04736
Phone: 207-498-2088

• GLBT Parents Support Group of Maine
Timothy Richardson
PO Box 10901
Portland, ME 04104


• Gay and Lesbian Parenting Coalition of Metropolitan Washington
14908 Piney Grove Court
North Potomac, MD 20878

• Families With Pride, Baltimore
Contact Jodi Kaye by email:
or phone 410-728-8285

• Equality Maryland
1319 Apple Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-587-7500
Toll-free: 888-440-9944
Fax: 301-587-6909

• GL Parenting Coalition of Metro Washington
14908 Piney Grove Court
North Potomac, MD 20878
Phone: 301-762-4828

• The GLBT Community Center of Baltimore
241 West Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-837-5445
Fax: 410-837-4114


The Rainbow Initiative- LGBTQ Families Group serving the Greater Boston area:Our mission is to create a safe and inclusive environment for parents and children of LGBTQ families by providing educational opportunities, creating social supports and sharing resources. To find out more information on our events please send us an email at or check us our on Facebook:

• GLBT Parenting In Greater Boston,


This free Yahoo group addresses the unique social and emotional needs that GLBT people have who are actively parenting children. We are here to offer support, community, to be an extended family and a knowing friend. You are not alone. Connect with your community.

• Lesbian/Gay Family and Parenting Services
Fenway Community Health Center
7 Haviland St., Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-927-6243

• Gay Fathers of Greater Boston
PO Box 541166
Waltham, MA 02454-1166
Phone: 617-742-7897

Outreach Phone: 781-333-8429
To contact us about avents or other resources that may be of interest to group members:

• COLAGE: Greater Boston Chapter
PO Box 441942
Somerville, MA 02144
Phone: 617-267-0900 x 446

• Greater Boston PFLAG
PO Box 440004
West Somerville, MA 02144-0001
Phone: 617-547-2440

• You're Not Alone-Straight Spouse Support
Newton-Wellesley Hospital, MA
Phone: 781-326-1461

• Boston Center for Lesbians and Gay Men
80 Chandler St
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-426-1316

• GLBT Community Center of Western Massachusetts
PO Box 60601
Florence, MA 01062
Phone: 413-582-0743

• Lesbian/Gay Family and Parenting Services
Fenway Community Health Center
7 Haviland St.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-927-6243

• Mass Equality
11 Beacon Street, Suite 1125
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-878-2300
Fax: 617-878-2333

• Massachusetts Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus
PO Box 246
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-248-0776

• Pride Zone
2 Maple Avenue #34
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: 413-584-1116


• The Post Adoption Resource Center at Judson Center provides a support group every second Thursday of each month at our Washtenaw office in Ann Arbor.  We invite families who have adopted the opportunity to share their challenges, ideas and support and in exchange be supported by others!  We provide dinner and child care.  After dinner we split into two separate discussion groups, one for parents and one for kids.  We ask that families RSVP to Jennifer Pedley at 734-794-2894 or

 About Our Program: The PARC program at Judson Center recognizes the unique challenges facing families who have adopted children from the foster care system in Michigan.  It is their desire to work together with local community resources to provide assistance to families who are facing challenges after their adoptions have been finalized.  It is their hope to build networks of resources and community support for adoptive families in their communities.  The PARC program supports families through crisis intervention, short term case management, information, referrals, education and support groups. 

• Our Kids c/o Pandora's Books & Music
226 W. Lovell
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 616-385-2654

• Grand Rapids Alternative Families

• Lesbian Moms' Network
PO Box 2113
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2113
Over 250 local families strong.

• Affirmations
290 W. 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
Phone: 248-398-7105
Toll-free: 800-398-4297
Fax: 248-541-1943

• Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center
629 Pioneer St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1801
Phone: 616-349-4234
Fax: 269-349-7490

• Michigan Equality
PO Box 13133
Lansing, MI 48901
Phone: 517-484-5120
Toll-free: 800-858-9107

• Triangle Foundation
19641 West Seven Mile Road
Detroit, MI 48219-2721
Phone: 313-537-7000
Fax: 313-537-3379


• Rainbow Families
3711 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 554098

• Aurora: A Northland Lesbian Center

32 E. 1st Street, Suite 104
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-722-4903

• Catholic Pastoral Commission on Sexual Minorities
2930 13th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407-1420
Phone: 612-201-4534

• Chrysalis Center
4432 Chicago Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Phone: 612.871.0118
Fax: 612.870.2403

• District 202 Center of GLBT Youth
1601 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-871-5559

• Gay and Lesbian Community Services of Southeast Minnesota
PO Box 454
Rochester, MN 55903-0454
Phone: 507-281-3265

• Northland Gay Men's Center
32 E. 1st Street, Suite 103
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-722-8585

• Outfront Minnesota
310 38th Street, #204
Minneapolis, MN 55409-1337
Phone: 612-822-0127
Toll-free: 800-800-0350
Fax: 612-822-8786

• Pride Collective and Community Center
Mailing address: 810 4th Ave S. Suite 220, Moorhead, MN 56560.
Telephone: 218-287-8034 (phone messages are checked regularly)
E-mail (for general information):
E-mail (for anything related to the website):

• U of M Youth & AIDS Project (YAP)
428 Oak Grove Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-627-6820


• SPARK (Same-sex Parents Association for Raising Kids)

Same-sex Parents Association for Raising Kids (SPARK) is dedicated to provide support for children of non-traditional families by teaching our kids to embrace diversity and have respect for themselves and others. Our goal is to build strong children by enhancing their self-esteem, sparking ambition for achievement, encouraging excellence, promoting life-long learning and by broadening their knowledge of the world around them. The myspace for SPARK is www. myspace. com/SPARK_Action.

• Family Tree
5309 Nottingham Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: 314-752-3836

• Gay & Lesbian Community Center of the Ozarks
518 E Commercial St
Springfield, MO  65801
(417) 869-3978

• Lesbian and Gay Community Center
Phone: 816.931.4420 (M-F 9am -5pm)
Email Us for General Information -
Chuck Brackett - President, Community Relations

St. Louis Office
438 N. Skinker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: 314.862.4900
Fax: 314.862.1072

Kansas City Office
P.O. Box 10002
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816.931.2300

Springfield Office
P.O. Box 2722
Springfield, MO 65801
Phone: 417.291.6569
Fax: 314-862-1072


Western Montana Gay & Lesbian Community Center
127 N. Higgins Avenue, Suite 202
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-543-2224


• Citizens for Equal Protection
1105 Howard Street, Suite 2
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: 402-398-3027

• Rainbow Outreach Metro Omaha GLBT Center
1719 Leavenworth Street
Omaha, NE 68102-3142
Phone: 402-341-0330
Web Address:
E-mail Address:


• We Are Family
Las Vegas

• The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
953 E. Sahara Avenue, B-31
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-733-9800

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition
PO Box 4064
Concord, NH 03302-4064
Phone: 603-223-0309

New Jersey

• Gay Fathers of New Jersey. We discuss issues relating to fatherhood and meet or do activities with our children. We meet every so often at people homes or events. Visit

• Rainbow Families of New Jersey, 590 Bloomfield Ave., Ste. 234, Bloomfield, NJ 07003,,

• Team Family Pride. We are basically Family Equality Council, serving the local members in the Tri-State-Area by offering get togethers and activities for families and friends for Family Pride. We are not a chapter organization, but are merely trying to meet the needs of our members and LGBT families by offering more opportunities to connect with other LGBT families. Email:

• GLBT of Hunterdon County,, We are gay parents, gay couples and also open to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, teens, adults and their friends parents, family members. We have social time, outing, events and guest speakers. Check web site for meeting news, dates and times. This is a group for all come and check us out.

• COLAGE-NJ, Dedicated to supporting older kids (8-18) of LGBT parented households. Visit

• Garden State Equality
67 Church Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 973-473-5428
Fax: 973-509-5440

• NJ Lesbian & Gay Coalition
PO Box 11335
New Brunswick, NJ 8906
Phone: 732-828-6772

• The Pride Center of New Jersey
321 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Phone: 732-846-2232

• Hudson Pride Connections Center
32 Jones St
Jersey City, NJ 07306
General Email:
Executive Director: Nancy Caamano, Executive Director
Board Leader: David Bimbi, President
Main: 201-963-4779
Fax: 201-963-7983

• Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center
47 – 49 New Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Main: 973-424-9555

• The Pride Center of New Jersey, Inc.
85 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904-2430
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: David Rogoff, President
Board Leader: David Rogoff, President
Board Leader: Tom Nicola, Vice President
Main: 732-846-2232
Helpline: 732-846-2232

• Jersey Shore Community Center Project
P.O. Box 855
Belmar, New Jersey  07719

New Mexico

• Equality New Mexico
1410 Coal Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505.224.2766
Fax: 505.224-2777

• Common Bond
PO Box 26836
Albuquerque, NM 87125-6836
Phone: 505-891-3647

Albuquerque's Common Bond New Mexico Foundation's mission is to build and strengthen the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in New Mexico. Common Bond offers U21 to youth under 21, the Emergency Project, this web site, our information phone line (505-891-3647), the Center Without Walls, the monthly newsletter Community Voice, and Drops of Rain to you and anyone within our communities and their allies.

Common Bond New Mexico Foundation's Board of Directors
- Jerry Small, President
- Mary Oishi, Vice President
- Charles Catlett, Secretary
- Tom Donelan, Treasurer
- Linda Friedman, Board Member

New York

 Spence-Chapin’s Modern Family Center

Supports LGBTQ individuals and LGBTQ headed families through a variety of services including counseling, workshops, parent coaching, social events, and more. Their knowledgeable, licensed counselors offer culturally sensitive, bi-lingual, LGBTQ-affirming care in accepting, nonjudgmental environment.


410 East 92nd St., New York, NY 10128

• Brooklyn Rainbows
co-founders: Shannon Casey and William Sherr
Quarterly gatherings for Brooklyn LGBT families, including Brooklyn Pride KidSpace

• Center Families, The Family Program of the LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th St., 212-620-7310 ext. 228,, Founded in 1989, Center Families programs include support groups for LGBT parents and prospective parents; trainings for teachers and school administrators; advocacy and activist efforts; support around alternative insemination and other biological parenthood options; forums on custody issues when LGBT parents separate; financial planning for alternative families; and recreational programs for children 8 and under (Halloween Parties, Holiday Parties, Play Days, etc.). Center Kids offers the following groups: Wannabe Dads/Wannabe Moms, Parenting Partnerships (Co-ed group for couples and singles interested in the possibilities of creative family structures and who seek the presence and involvement of a father [for lesbians] or a mother [for gay men] in the lives of their children), Planning Biological Parenthood Group for Men (, Planning Biological Parenthood Group for Women, TLC for Women TTC (women who have been trying to conceive through alternative insemination for 6 months or longer), Transgender/Genderqueer Parenting Group, and Center Kids Family Play Days (play activities for 3-to-5-yearolds and 6-to-8-year-olds, and a chat room for parents)

• Family Circle, Inc. an organization founded by Luz Rivera and Flora Esther Chalmers in the borough of the Bronx on December 2004. Incorporated on March 2005 to service the children of LGBT parents in our community. We hold meetings once to twice a month at various locations in the Bronx. For more information contact Luz or Esther at 347-328-7470 or 347-328-7473. Email:

• Gay and Bi Fathers' Forum of New York
The Center
208 West 13th Street, NYC
Meet at 8:00 PM on the first Friday of each month at The Center

• Gay Fathers of Long Island
PO Box 2483
Patchogue, NY 11772-0879

• Gay Married Men's Support Group
22 Vick Park B
Rochester, NY 14607-2122

• Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center's Families Group
300 Wall Street, Kingston, NY 12401

A social and informational group for LGBTQ parents and their kids in the Kingston area. Members regularly organize events and gatherings where LGBTQ parents can connect and network with one another while their children have lots of fun befriending others from similar families. MISSION: To engage, connect, and empower people to make the world a better place for children of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender parents and families.

Contact Information:
Main: 845-331-5300
General email:
Public Contact: Paul Cazzola, Administrative Coordinator
Board Leader: Lance Ringel, President
Board Leader: Bonnie Wagner, Vice President
Board Leader: Kathy Friend, Treasurer

• LGBT Families was created to become a leading resource in the LGBT community for those seeking to expand their own families through adoption, foster care, surrogacy and fertility.  There are so many questions, methods and laws that our community should be aware of. We are committed to discovering and expanding these options as a unified community, so we can make the most educated choices when deciding to parent. We intend to foster and be an advocate for the rights of LGBT families everywhere, but we don’t stop there.  We also want to create a support network for your family pre, during and post placement or birth.  The single most import decision in life will be nurturing a family and we want to provide the resources to make those decisions. Email, visit

• LGBT Family Pride
PO Box 731085
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Nariko Wright

• Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project, Claudia Stallman, Project Director c/o Ferre Institute, Inc., 124 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905, 607-724-4308,, website: The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project is dedicated to helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer  (LGBTQ) people in upstate New York achieve their goals of building and sustaining healthy families.  The Project offers provider trainings, educational programs, information and referral services, the Directory of Family Building Services for LGBT People, and gatherings for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents.  Our network of Pride and Joy Families provides social and educational activities and a sense of community to LGBTQ parents and their children.  The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project was started in 2000 with a grant from New York State to the Ferre Institute, Inc.  Ferre is a 501c3 organization that provides infertility education, family building resources and genetic counseling.

• Lesbian Mothers Support Group
Rockland Parent-Child Center
137 First Ave.
Nyack, NY

• Loft Kids. A social support group for LGBT headed families in Westchester and Fairfield Counties and the Tri-State area. To find out about our events please email

• Long Island GLBT Baby and Me is a support/playgroup for GLBT parents and their babies/toddlers. For more information, visit our website at:

• Park Slope Queer Parents' Group (but not limited to Park Slope!), email:, visit

• Rainbow Families of Staten Island, A Play & Parenting Group. Co-sponsored by The Staten Island Children's Museum & The Staten Island LGBT Community Center. An opportunity for your children of all ages to interact with other children of gay and lesbian parents in addition to providing a forum for parents to meet and discuss parenting issues. Meets on the third Sunday of every month at The Staten Island Children's Museum located at Snug Harbor, 10 minutes from the Ferry Terminal. Take the S40 Bus or you can drive - there is plenty of free parking. Visit the group's web site,
Contact the Staten Island LGBT Center, 718-808-1360 or visit their web site,

• Team Family Pride: (see New Jersey for description)

• COLAGE Ithaca (organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents), Ms. Robbie Sanders, email: or call 607-273-4966

• COLAGE New York City (organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents), email: or visit

• COLAGE Mid-Hudson Valley Region
(organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents), Li Pipman Denaut, email: or call 845-452-2928

• COLAGE of Western NY (organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents). We meet once a month on Sunday afternoon during the school year. Age specific activities take place for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Then everyone gets together for snacks. During the summer months we have a monthly fun event for the entire family. Email: or

• The Audre Lorde Project
85 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1607
Phone: (718) 596-0342
Fax: (718) 596-1328

• Brooklyn Community Pride Center
93 Montague Street, Suite 339
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 595-2880

• Pride Center of Western New York
206 S. Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone: (716) 852-PRIDE
Fax: (716) 332-0214

• GLYS Gay & Lesbian Youth Services of WNY
371 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: 716) 855-0221
Fax: (716) 855-0661

• Central New York Pride
CNY Pride, Inc.
P. O. Box 6608
Syracuse, NY 13217
Phone: 315-254-2386

• The Loft
252 Bryant Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Main 914-948-2932
Helpline 914-948-4922

• Pride Along The Mohawk
412 Rutger Street
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 734-1653

• The Bridge
PO BOX 2599
Glens Falls, NY
Phone: (518) 307-8426

• The Pride Center of the Capital Region
332 Hudson Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Nora K. Yates, Executive Director
Board Leader: Gwen Wright, Board President
Main: 518-462-6138
Fax: 518-462-2101

• Long Island GLBT Community Center
34 Park Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Eliscia Cirrone
Executive Director: David Kilmnick, Executive Director
Board Leader: Andy Stern, Board President
Main: 631-665-2300
Fax: 631-665-7874
Switchboard: 631-665-2300
Hotline: 631-665-2300
Helpline: 631-665-2300

• The Staten Island LGBT Community Center: Community Health Action of Staten Island
25 Victory Blvd., 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Ralph Vogel, Director
Executive Director: Ralph Vogel, Director
Main: 718-808-1360
Fax: 718-808-1397

• In Our Own Voices
245 Lark Street
Albany, NY 12210
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Tandra LaGrone, Executive Director
Board Leader: Tandra LaGrone, Executive Director
Board Leader: Guy Mallory, Interim President/Treasurer
Main: 518-432-4188
Fax: 518-432-4123
Hotline: 518-432-4341

• Bronx Community Pride Center
448 East 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Dirk McCall, Executive Director
Executive Director: Dirk McCall, Executive Director
Senior Leader: Demetrius McCord, Dep. Exec. Dir. & Dir. of Dev.
Board Leader: Michelle Lopez, President
Board Leader: Dakarai G. Larriett, M.B.A., Vice Chair
Main: 718-292-4368
Fax: 718-292-4999
Hotline: 866-442-9227

• The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center - NYC
New York, New York
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
Contact Information
General Email:
Executive Director: Glennda Testone, Executive Director
Board Leader: Mario J. Palumbo, Jr., President
Board Leader: H. Gwen Marcus, Esq., Board Co-Chair
Board Leader: Paul Gruber, Board Co-Chair
Main: 212-620-7310
Fax: 212-924-2657
Hotline: 212-620-7310
Helpline: 212-620-7310

• Queens Community House
108-25 62nd Drive
Forest Hills NY 11375
Phone: (718) 592-5757
Fax: (718) 592-2933

• Queens Lesbian & Gay Community Center, Inc.
76-11 37th Ave, Suite 206
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Phone: (718) 429-5309

• Queens Rainbow Community Center, Inc.
30-74 Steinway Street, 2nd Floor
Astoria, NY 11103
Phone: 718-429-2300
Fax: 718-205-4526

• The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
875 E Main St. Suite 500
Rochester NY 14605
Phone: (585) 244-8640

• VCS Community Change Project
77 South Main Street
New City, New York 10956
Phone: (845) 634-5729
Fax: (845) 634-7839

• Center Lane (LGBT Youth)
845 North Broadway
White Plains, New York 10603-2427
Contact: James Stewart, Director, Center Lane
Phone: 914-358-1006

• Pride for Youth
2050 Bellmore Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710.
By phone: (516) 679-9000. By fax: (516) 679-3610

Andy serves as Director for Pride for Youth and leads its development efforts.
516-679-9000 ext. 126

Oversees Pride for Youth's day-to-day operations, leads trainings, and supervises the counseling program.
516-679-9000 ext. 125

Andrea oversees the Coffeehouse program and support groups and provides community education.
516-679-9000, ext. 124

Tawni is Responsible for supervising Pride For Youth's Peer Educators and providing youth and family counseling.
516 679-9000, ext. 128

Jennifer manages Pride for Youth’s office and assists staff in running programs.
516-679-9000, ext. 120

North Carolina

• Triangle Families, a group for LGBT parents and wannabe parent in the Triangle region (Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham) of North Carolina. To join our list serve for event information and discussions, go to, search for Triangle Families and join the group. Information about our events is also posted at

• The Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Charlotte
Contact Information
820 Hamilton Street
Suite B11
Charlotte, NC 28206
General Email:
Public Contact: John Stotler, Board Chair
Board Leader: John Stotler, Board Chair
Main: 704-333-0144
Fax: 704-714-2114
Switchboard: 704-535-6277

• LGBT Center of Raleigh
411 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Contact Information
General Email:
Board Leader: Glen Medders, Chair
Board Leader: Andrea Mastrobuono, Vice Chair
Main: 919-832-4484

• Time Out Youth
1900 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 344-8335
Steve Bentley
Executive Director

Laurie Pitts, MSW
Services Director

Leigh Dixon
Office Administrator

• OutWilmington Gay & Lesbian Community Center
PO Box 1205
Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone 9107429277


• Gay Fathers and Husbands of NE Ohio

• Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Greater Cincinnati
4119 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Rusty Lockett, President, Board of Directors
Board Leader: Rusty Lockett, President
Main: 513-591-0200

• The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland
6600 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
Contact Information
Executive Director: Cindy Yu, Interim Executive Director
Board Leader: Bob Sferra, Board President
Board Leader: Meg Doerr, 1st Vice President
Board Leader: Joe Hazen, 2nd Vice President
Main: 216-651-5428
Fax: 216-651-6439
Hotline: 216-651-5428
Helpline: 888-429-8761

• Stonewall Columbus
1160 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43201
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Karla Rothan, Executive Director
Executive Director: Karla Rothan, Executive Director
Senior Leader: Michele Fregonas, Office Manager
Board Leader: Bruce Shalter, President - Board of Trustees
Board Leader: Terrence Wheeler, Board Vice President
Main: 614-299-7764
Fax: 614-299-4408
Hotline: 614-299-7764

• CANAPI / Akron Pride Center
895 N. Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44310-2123
Phone: 330-252-1559

• Kaleidoscope Youth Center
Center at 1904 N. High St. & KYC at ACPA is at 4401 Hilton Corporate Dr.,
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 294-5437

• The Greater Dayton LGBT Center
24-hour automated Hotline: 937-274-1776
PO Box 1203
Dayton, OH

• Mahoning Valley Pride Center
1523 Poland Avenue
Youngstown, OH  44502


Oklahomans for Equality
621 E. 4th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Toby Jenkins, Executive Director
Executive Director: Toby Jenkins, Executive Director
Board Leader: Kris Wilmes, President, Board of Directors
Main: 918-743-4297
Fax: 918-295-6885
Hotline: 918-743-4297
Helpline: 918-743-4297

Herland Sister Resources
Herland is a womanist organization with a strong lesbian focus.
2312 W I 44 Service Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-8701
Phone: (405) 521-9696


• Lesbian Community Project
1001 East Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97214
Main: 503-227-0605

• Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)

• Q Center
4115 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Main: 503-234-7837

• Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center
3024 NE M.L. King, Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212


• LGBT Families of Southeastern PA, Family 4 Families, PO Box 1104, Lansdale, PA 19446

This group supports LGBT families with children of all ages. We give families an opportunity to socialize and build a network of support from similar families.

• Philadelphia Family Pride
PO Box 31848
Philadelphia, PA 19104

• Families Like Ours - West, Parent/Child support and activities for GLT's and adoptive and birth families, contact

• LGBT Community Center of Central PA

221 N. Front St, 3rd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-5601
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Louis Marven, Dir. of Education & Youth Services
Senior Leader: Louis Marven, Dir. of Education & Youth Services
Board Leader: Elizabeth Mullaugh, Board President
Main: 717-920-9534
Fax: 717-920-9536

• William Way LGBT Community Center
1315 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5601
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Candice Thompson, Dir. of Center Services
Executive Director: Chris Bartlett, Executive Director
Board Leader: Stephanie Gross, Co-Chair
Board Leader: Jeff Scotland, Co-Chair
Main: 215-732-2220
Fax: 215-732-0770
Helpline: 215-732-8255

• Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh
5808 Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2302
Main: 412-422-0114

• Upper Delaware GLBT Center
PO Box 1295
Milford, PA 18337

• Central Bucks School District Gay Straight Alliance

375 West Court St
Doylestown, PA
(Bucks County)
(215) 345-1661

• Common Roads
LGBT Community Center Coalition of Central Pennsylvania
Louie Malven
Director of Administration and Youth Services
221 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor
Harrisburg, PA
Central PA

The LGBT Community Center Coalition of Central PA is a volunteer-led effort to
create a regionally representative community center that is both a location and unifying point for Central Pennsylvania’s large, diverse and multi-county LGBT population. Common Roads, as the youth programming arm of the Center, serves LGBT youth in Central Pennsylvania through weekly group meetings in Harrisburg and Lancaster, support for area high school and college gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and community education and training on creating a safe space for LGBT youth.

GLBT Owned and Operated

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• THE CURVE -- GLBT Youth organization of Central Pennsylvania
Erica Rich
Planned Parenthood of Central Pennsylvania
York County
(717)-845-9683 x 235

GLBT and Allied Youth only, a
ges 14-21 welcome.
Please e-mail Erica Rich or check out the myspace page
for more details. Many topics covered.

GLBT Operated

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• HAVEN Youth Group
Ilse Stoll-Zinnes
c/o Universalist Unitarian Church
424 Center Street
Bethlehem, PA
(Northampton County)

GLBT youth group of the Lehigh Valley age range is 14-20. Meetings Wed.'s
7-9pm. Facilitators are trained with criminal and childline clearances.

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• Nazareth Area High School GSAr
East Center Street,
Nazareth, PA
(Northampton County)

GLBT and Allies, everyone welcome

• Northampton Community College -- NCC Pride GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance)
Manuel Gonzalez (Advisor) & Addy Lugo (Advisor)
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA
(Northampton County)
Manny (610) 861-4157 or Addy (610) 861-5529
Manny -
Addy -

Primary Clientele (please choose from menu) GLBT and Allies, everyone welcome.
We meet Thursdays from 11AM-12:15PM in College Center Rm 166. We also have a weekly recap meeting for those who cannot make our Thursday meeting on Tuesday evening from 5:15PM-6PM in College Center Room 161. Meetings are held on our main campus. Meetings are open to students, staff, faculty, or any community member who wishes to attend. We also welcome other college student visitors!

GLBT Operated

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC)
Jason Landau Goodman
PO Box 31879, Philadelphia, PA
PO Box 81565, Pittsburgh, PA
PO Box 400, Harrisburg, PA

Statewide (Offices in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia)

GLBT and Allied Youth only.
The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) is a youth-led and youth-run organization dedicated to working across the Commonwealth on issues relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer youth. Comprised of leaders from LGBTQ student organizations across Pennsylvania, we work on college campuses and in local communities on behalf of LGBTQ young people. PSEC is the first and only statewide youth-led LGBTQ organization in the nation.

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• Planned Parenthood Association of Bucks County, Rainbow Room
Marlene Pray
301 S. Main Street
Doylestown, PA
(Bucks County)
215-348-0558, ext 65; 215-785-4594, ext 17

Rainbow Room programs in Doylestown (Weds) and Levittown (Mondays) for
LGBTQA Youth ages 14-21. Professional training and sexuality education for all ages on LGBTQA, sexuality and social justice issues. 5 medical offices in Bucks County offering a range of reproductive and sexual health services, including HIV/STI testing, treatment, gyn exams, cancer screening, pregnancy testing, abortion services, birth control and safer sex, tobacco counseling and nicotine dependency treatment and more.

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• The Spectrum
Amber Brown
Planned Parenthood of North East and Mid Penn PA, LGBTQA Teen Group
48 South 4th Street
Reading PA
(Berks County)

LGBTQA Teen Safe Haven meetings take place every Wendnesday evening from
5:30-7:30 for LGBTQA youth ages 14-18. Trained Planned Parenthood Educators and volunteers from the community (with all appropriate clearances) offer a non-judgmental place for sexuality education, socialization, recreation, and peer support. Meetings offer positive role models, peer support, education and recreation for LGBTQ youth and their allies.

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• Rainbow Youth NEPA
Judy Vadney
RR11, Box 11005, PMB#209
Stroudsburg PA
(Monroe County)

Rainbow Youth is a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides support and understanding for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and their allies, ages 14 to 20. By creating a safe environment for young people, Rainbow Youth facilitates socialization, understanding and discussion of issues key to GLBTQ life. Meetings are held twice a month and consist of discussions, movies, games, crafts, parties and special events.

GLBT Owned/Operated

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

• Transgender Support Group
Young Trans and Unified at The Attic Youth Center
Contact: Damon M. Constantinides, LSW, M.Ed.
255 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
PA County: Philadelphia

Primary Clientele (please choose from menu) Transgender only Young, Trans, and Unified is a support group for gender-variant or questioning youth ages 13 - 23. We meet at The Attic Youth center weekly on Thursdays at 7:15. YTU is a place to talk about dating, school, work, family, transition, mones, and anything else that\'s going on in your life. It\'s also a place to meet other youth who identify as transgender, gender-variant or questioning! We have a facebook page - just look up Young, Trans, and Unified!

PA Diversity VERIFIED GLBT Friendly

Puerto Rico

• Puerto Rican Coalition of Gays and Lesbians
PO BOX 11003
Old San Juan Station
San Juan, PR 00902-1003
Phone: 787-722-2814

• Rainbow Pride Coalition
Loiza Street #1505 Box 242
San Juan, PR 00911
Phone: 787-790-0672

• Lambda Foundation Inc
PO Box 11674, Fernández Juncos Station
Phone: 787-723-0235

• Alianza Gay Puerto Rico Legal

• Community Consulting Group Health And Human Development Programs Corp
Nilda Otero Castro
Po Box 1143
Morovis, PR 00687
Phone: 787-862-3000, Ext. 2218

Rhode Island

• Gay Fathers of Rhode Island Support Group, 401-431-2953,email:,

South Carolina

• We Are Family, PO Box 30734, North Charleston, SC 29417

• Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA). AFFA's Parenting Group is a forum for GLBT families to gather and provide support, resources, services and activities for GLBT parents and their children, as well as GLBT couples considering parenting. Email or call 843-883-0343.

• South Carolina Pride Movement / Harriet Hancock Community Center
1108 Woodrow Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Tamera Tedder, President, SC Pride Movement
Board Leader: Ryan Wilson, President, Harriet Hancock Center Foundation
Board Leader: Harriett Hancock, VP of Harriett Hancock Center Foundation
Main: 803-771-7713

South Dakota

• Black Hills Center for Equality
1102 W Rapid Street
PO Box 9504
Rapid City, SD 57709
(605) 348-3244
General Email:
Board Leader: Patty Martinson, President

• The Center for Equality
406 S. 2nd Avenue, Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57104


• Nashville Gay Parents

We are a group of LGBT parents with infant to school-aged children. We meet monthly throughout the Greater Nashville area for kid-centered activities.  Currently, more than 60 families are involved. Families vary from same gender male couples to same gender female couples to single parents. Many ethnicities and nationalities are represented. Families of children with exceptionalities are active.

We’ve done private and public MeetUps, from an Easter egg hunt at a home to a playday in a water park. While a monthly option is hosted, members are encouraged to use the on-line platform to create small cell groups for additional interest and geographic activities.

• COLAGE-Memphis (Children Of Lesbians And Gays Everywhere), email:, web site:

Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center
892 S. Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104-5603 
General Email:
Executive Director: Will Batts, Executive Director
Board Leader: Christy Tweddle, Board Chair
Board Leader: Brian Moody, Vice Chair
Main: 901-278-6422

OutCentral Cultural Center
1709 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 294-4834


• Rainbow Family Network, Dallas, TX, 972-998-4631,, This network is designed to be an open forum for the children of LGBT parents living in the Dallas/Ft Worth metroplex to network and offer support to one another. This group is dedicated to decreasing isolation for children of (LGBT) parents, and to bring a voice to the experiences of these families. In addition to providing resources for LGBT parents and their families, Rainbow Family Network is also for our kids to socialize. It can be a forum for parents to network and plan and schedule events, play dates, etc, that our children can enjoy. Staying true to our motto "Raising Awareness, Making a Change"

This group is for LGBT Families. We are looking to meet other parents trying to raise kids in a not so gay family friendly world.  Our kids felt like they were the only ones with "different" parents. We want to establish a place for them and other kids like them within the LGBT community as well as a place for parents dealing with all the issues of raising kids.  Stop by on our Yahoo group, chat a bit, get to know us, and join the fun at our monthly meeting. Look forward to seeing you there! - -Rainbow Kids Moms -Sabrina and Ann

• Gay Fathers/Fathers First of Houston, PO Box 981053, Houston, TX 77098-1053, 713-782-5414

• Houston Gay & Lesbian Parents HGLP, 10400 S. Post Oak Rd., Ste. E-263, Houston, TX 77035, 713-284-4939,, Social and support group for our kids in 6th through 12th grades called Just For Us

• Resource Center Dallas
2701 Reagan Street
Dallas, TX 75219 
Contact Information
Executive Director: CeCe Cox, Executive Director
Board Leader: Reid Ainsworth, President
Main: 214-528-0144
Fax: 214-522-4604
Switchboard: 214-528-9254
Helpline: 866-657-2437

• OutReach Denton
1111 Cordell Street
Denton, TX 76201 
General Email:
Public Contact: Sandra Swan,
Main: 940-566-1286

• GLBT Cultural Center/Montrose Counseling Center
401 Branard Street, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77006 
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Sally Huffer, Community Liaison
Executive Director: Ann J. Robison, Executive Director
Board Leader: Chris Robertson, President
Main: 713-529-0037
Fax: 713-526-4367
Hotline: 713-529-3211

• Houston GLBT Community Center
The Historic Dow School
1900 Kane Street
Houston, TX 77007 
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Timothy Brookover, President of the Board of Directors
Main: 713-524-3818
Fax: 713-524-3818

• Tyler Gays
5701 Old Bullard Road #96
Tyler, TX 75703

• Out Youth
909 E. 49th 1/2 St., Austin, TX 78751
Phone 512-419-1233

• Pride Center San Antonio
4007 McCullough, Ste 255
San Antonio, TX 78212

• ALLGO - A Statewide Queer People of Color Organization
701 Tillery St.
Austin, TX 78702
Main: 512-472-2001

• OUTstanding Amarillo
616 S. Harrison
Amarillo, TX 79101
Main: 806-337-1688


• Utah Gay Fathers Association

We celebrate fatherhood and all gay men through fellowship and support. We have monthly social meetings and participate in our pride celebration along with many social events in Utah and with gay fathers groups in other states. If you’re a gay father through a heterosexual marriage, adoption, surrogacy, stepfather, or a single man wanting to be a father, we welcome you (Padres Latinos también). We focus on fathers, but all are welcome among us. E-mail if you’d like to be added to our e-mail distributions, facebook group and receive the monthly newsletter.

• Centers
OUTreach Resource Center
705 23rd Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Main: 801-686-4528

• Equality Utah
175 West 200 South, Suite 3001
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Fax: 801-355-5020

• Utah Pride Center
355 North 300 West, 1st Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-539-8800
Toll-Free: 888-874-2743
Fax: 801-521-5215

• Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons

• Youth Volunteers of America (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Drop center providing basic needs, food, clothing, and showers for youth 15-22 who don’t have a stable place to live.
(801) 364-0744 contact Theresa Stocks


• Gay Fathers Connection
PO Box 5506
Essex Jct., VT 05453-5506
Main: 802-579-7883

• Vermont Lesbian & Gay Parents
95 Van Patten Pkwy.
Burlington, VT 05401-1124
Main: 802-660-2713

• RU12? Queer Community Center
1 Main Street
Champlain Mill Suite 102
Winooski, VT 05404
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Ilisa Stalberg, Board Co-Chair
Board Leader: Ilisa Stalberg, Board Co-Chair
Board Leader: Shawn Lipenski, Board Co-Chair
Main: 802-860-7812
Fax: 802-861-6487
Helpline: 802-860-7812

• Outright Vermont
241 N. Winooski Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401
General Email:
Public Contact: Melissa Murray, Executive Director
Executive Director: Melissa Murray, Executive Director
Board Leader: Claire Giroux-Williams, Board Chair
Board Leader: Don Eggret, Vice Chair


• Gay Community Center of Richmond

1407 Sherwood Ave.
Richmond, VA 23220-1004 
Executive Director: Jay Squires, President
Board Leader: John Mellekey, Board Chair
Main: 804-622-4646

2311 Westwood Aveue
Richmond, VA 23230
General Email:
Public Contact: Beth Panilaitis, Executive Director
Executive Director: Beth Panilaitis, Executive Director
Board Leader: John Marshall, President
Board Leader: Sam Cramer, MD, Board Vice President
Main: 804-644-4800
Helpline: 888-644-4390

• Shenandoah Valley Gay and Lesbian Association
P.O. Box 1023
Harrisonburg, VA 22803

• Equality Virginia
403 N. Robinson St.
Richmond, VA 23220

• The LGBT Center of Hampton Roads
247 W. 25th Street
Norfolk, VA 23517-1307
General Email:
Public Contact: De Sube, Center Coordinator
Executive Director: Stacie Walls-Beegle, Executive Director
Board Leader: David Cacace, President, Board of Directors
Main: 757-640-0929
Fax: 757-622-8932


• Kaleidoscope of Families, 430 Broadway E., Seattle, WA 98102, Michael Butler 206-461-4546, free childcare for ages 3-12

• South Puget Sound Lesbian & Gay Parents Support Group c/o Tacoma Lesbian Concern (TLC), PO Box 947, Tacoma, WA 98401, 253-752-6724

• Village Vida Centre DBA Gay Inside Out
PO Box 28114
Bellingham, WA 98228-0114
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Dalia de Jesus, Chairperson
Executive Director: Dalia de Jesus, Chairperson, ED
Board Leader: Dalia de Jesus, Chairperson
Main: 360-220-8400

• Lambert House
1818 15th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Ken Shulman, Executive Director
Executive Director: Ken Shulman, Executive Director
Main: 206-322-2515
Fax: 206-322-1285

• The Rainbow Center
741 St. Helens Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 383-2318, fax (253) 383-2978,
Main: 253-572-3196

• The Rainbow Center – Olympia
Main: 253-572-3196

• Inland Northwest LGBT Center
508 W. 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
Main: 509-489-1914

West Virginia

Rainbow Community Center
C/O Spence C Carver-Leonard
P.O. Box 1933
Clarksburg, WV 26302-1933


• Lesbian Parents Network, PO Box 8423, Madison, WI 53708-8423, 608-233-0102

• Wisconsin Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf, located at the GLBT Center in Milwaukee Wisconsin,

• LGBT Community Center of The Chippewa Valley
1305 Woodland Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Jessica Janiuk, President, Board of Directors
Senior Leader: Ann Hoeppner, Treasurer
Phone Numbers
Main: 715-406-4028
Fax: 715-552-5428

• Out Reach LGBT Community Center
600 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703-3588 
General Email:
Public Contact: Steve Starkey, Executive Director
Executive Director: Steve Starkey, Executive Director
Board Leader: Josh Bartz, President
Phone Numbers
Main: 608-255-8582
Fax: 608-255-0018
Hotline: 608-255-4297

• The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
252 E. Highland Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
General Email:
Public Contact: Dave Martin, Operations Manager
Executive Director: Dr. Maggi Cage, Executive Director
Board Leader: Sue Haertel, Co-president
Board Leader: Sheldon Walker, Co-president
Phone Numbers
Main: 414-271-2656
Fax: 414-271-2161
Hotline: 414-271-2656

• LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin
1456 Junction Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Contact Information
General Email:
Public Contact: Jolie McKenna, Center Coordinator
Board Leader: Michael Doborwski, President, Board of Directors
Phone Numbers
Main: 262-664-4100
Fax: 262-664-4104

• LGBT Resource Center for the 7 Rivers Region
303 Pearl Street, PO Box 3313
La Crosse, WI 54602-3313


Wyoming Equality
2614 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Main: 307-778-7645
General Information:

National Support Organizations

• National Center for Lesbian Rights, 870 Market St., Ste. 570, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-392-6257,,

Family Equality Council, 41 Winter St., 4th Flr., Boston, MA 02108

Mailing address:
PO Box 206, Boston, MA 02133, 617-502-8700,, Coalition of gay parenting groups across the country. Sponsors annual national conference of lesbian and gay parents and their children. Newsletter, bibliographies.

• CALM, Inc. (Custody Action for Lesbian Mothers), PO Box 281, Narbeth, PA19072, 215-667-7508. Litigation support service for lesbian mothers.

• Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE),
A national organization operated by and supporting children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents. Provides support, social events, education, and advocacy. COLAGE National Office, 1550 Bryant St., Ste. 830, San Francisco, CA 94103, 4415-861-5437, email: ,

Worldwide and Internet


Gay Dads Australia
This Australian based website supports gay men who are planning on becoming parents and those gay men who are parents already. This site also supports state based ‘GayDads’ discussion groups provide social and support networks in Victorian, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.


The LGBTQ Parenting Connection is a network of agencies and organizations that provide information, resources and support to LGBTQ-led families and work to create healthy and informed communities within which LGBTQ-led families can thrive. Our aim is to ensure that LGBTQ-led families will be free from the impacts of ignorance, hostility, harassment, discrimination and oppression, intentional and/or unintentional, and can participate fully in all levels of community life.

Rachel Epstein: Coordinator

LGBTQ Parenting Network
Sherbourne Health Centre
333 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A 2S5
(416) 324 4100 ext. 5219
Fax: 416 324 4259

Chris Veldhoven: Coordinator

Queer Parenting Programs
The 519 Community Centre
519 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C9
(416) 355 6780


• The Finnish Rainbow Families Association,,

United Kingdom

• Pink Parents offer a range of support services and social activities for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual families, whether you are considering parenting, have grandchildren, are fostering or adopting or are an Uncle or Aunty, PinkParents can offer you support and a place to meet new friends.

Unit 29 Hillier Road
Devizes, Wiltshire., SN10 2FB
United Kingdom
Phone: 01380 727 935


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