Here’s a list of community resources that can be found locally, regionally and nationally with the shared mission of supporting LGBTQIA+ community.
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people.
Non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
San Mateo County Pride Initiative
The Pride Initiative fosters a welcoming environment for San Mateo County’s LGBTQIA+ community and advances mental health wellness by working with providers to provide culturally humble care, and by creating events that celebrate our resilience.
San Mateo County Pride Center
Check out San Mateo County’s first Pride Center! The Pride Center offers numerous ways to connect to community, with programming ranging from peer groups, educational workshops, social events and more! The Pride Center also offers clinical services!
San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission
An advisory body to the Board of Supervisors whose mission is to cultivate San Mateo County as a welcoming and safe environment where it’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community members can thrive.
A free resource guide, website, and app of LGBTQ friendly businesses in the bay area.
PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Chapter
The United States’ largest organization for parents, families, friends, and straight allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning.
Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling
An innovative peer-to-peer counseling program where trained volunteers make weekly visits to older adults to provide social support and help manage life transitions. LGBTQ+ Peer Counselors available!
Outlet (Adolescent Counseling Services)
Outlet empowers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQQ+) youth and builds safe and accepting communities through support, education, and advocacy.
LGBTQ Youth Space
A safe and open drop-in space for LGBTQQ+ & ally folks between the ages of 13-25 in Palo Alto. Get connected to community resources, free wi-fi, volunteer opportunities, and other folks in the community.
LGBTQ Wellness Program
Founded in 2015 to support the mental health of LGBTQ community members and allies by providing outreach, education, and advocacy services that encourage social support and holistic wellness.
LGBTQ Perinatal Wellness Associates
LGBTQ perinatal wellness practitioners. Dedicated to supporting your growing family's needs from preconception preparation through childbirth to early parenthood & beyond.
GSA Network (Gay-Straight Alliance Network)
A national youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
GLBT National Help Center
Phone, chat, email support, resources, and help for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
Baylands Frontrunners, is a running and walking club for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and friends. Membership is open to all.
Bay Area Youth Summit
An entirely youth-led nonprofit committed to creating a yearly conference for LGBT youth in the SF Bay Area and also serves as a day-long safe space for youth of color, trans youth, and disabled youth.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Bay Legal provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals living in San Mateo & surrounding areas. Services include legal advice, representation, and referrals for other legal areas