Euphoria Fund Resource Directory
Click on the links below for LGBTQ-focused resources!
Crisis and Support Resources
Resources for if you are need of mental health/crisis support or looking for queer community spaces!
The Trevor Project is the world’s leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth.If you’re in the United States, call them at 1-866-488-7386, text ‘START’ to 678-678, or chat with them through your computer (link is on their website). You can also join TrevorSpace, an international community of LGBTQ+ youth, here: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/visit-trevorspace/. Their website is full of other resources as well!
Suicide.org provides a list of suicide hotlines around the world that you can reach out to when you are in a time of crisis.
Crisis Text Line provides mental health support and crisis intervention services via text.If you’re in the United States and Canada, text ‘HOME’ to 741-741. If you’re in the United Kingdom, text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258. If you’re in Ireland, text ‘HOME’ to 50808.
Trans Lifeline is an organization that provides emotional and financial support to trans people in times of crisis through their hotline and microgrants.If you’re in the United States, call them at 877-565-8860. If you’re in Canada, call them at 877-330-6366.
DEQH is a Desi LGBTQ+ helpline based in the United States. Their trained South Asian volunteers offer a listening ear for people to share their concerns, struggles, hopes, etc.Call them at 908-367-3374 or write them a message here: https://www.deqh.org/contact-us.html
Q Chat Space provides online discussion groups for LGBTQ+ teens.
JQY (Jewish Queer Youth) is an organization that provides support and empowerment to LGBTQ+ youth in the Jewish community. They fight to ensure the emotional and physical health and safety of these individuals, with a special focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Check out their programs and events!
Minus18 aims to change the lives of LGBTQ+ youth in Australia through social inclusion, offering peer support, education, advocacy, and youth empowerment.
Family, Ally, and Advocacy Resources
Resources for families and allies of LGBTQ+ people and people interested in LGBTQ+ advocacy!
PFLAG is an organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies, with nearly 400 chapters and 250,000 members and supporters across America. They are committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.
The Family Acceptance Project is directed by Dr. Caitlin Ryan at the Marian Wright Edelman Institute at San Francisco State University, and was developed by Caitlin Ryan and Rafael Dìaz in 2002. It includes the first comprehensive study of LGBTQ+ youth and their families and the first evidence-informed family support model to help diverse families learn to support their LGBTQ children.
The Tyler Clementi Foundation was born out of the urgent need to address bullying against vulnerable populations, especially LGBT communities and other victims of hostile social environments. Through their programs and advocacy, they aim to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities.
Family Equality aims to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ+ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community and driving policy change. Find resources on family building as an LGBTQ+ person!
GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ+ students can learn in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. They create resources for educators to use in their schools and empower students to spark change by supporting student-led efforts in their own schools, with thousands of registered GSAs.
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Resources for LGBTQ-related healthcare!
Planned Parenthood strives to ensure all people have access to the care and resources they need to make informed decisions about their bodies, their lives, and their futures. They provide a variety of services for sexual and reproductive health, as well as LGBT services including HRT.
Out2Enroll is a national initiative aiming to connect LGBTQ+ people with the new health insurance coverage options available under the Affordable Care Act.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s Trans Health Project aims to ensure that all trans people can access the trans-related health care that they need.
Transbucket is a website where people can see and share photo results of gender-affirming surgeries.
The Campaign for Southern Equality strives to build a South (United States) where LGBTQ people are equal in every part of life. They provide tons of legal, health care, etc. resources for LGBTQ+ people in the South!
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia is the national peak health organization in Australia for organizations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on LGBTQ+ people and communities.
Housing & Economic Resources
Resources for LGBTQ+ people in need of safe housing or opportunities for economic advancement and career preparation!
Stonewall Housing works to ensure LGBTQ people live in safer homes, where they can celebrate their identity and support each other to achieve their full potential. They have helped thousands of LGBTQ+ people find secure homes, particularly in the United Kingdom.
The Trans Housing Coalition helps homeless trans and gender non-conforming people in the Atlanta area (United States) obtain long-term housing and live the lives they want to lead.
The Ali Forney Center is committed to saving the lives of LGBTQ+ youth and protect them from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently. They have housing, medical and mental support, and training programs for LGBTQ+ youth in New York, plus more!
GLITS provides housing services for trans people in New York. They also provide relocation services, health referrals (including HRT), and international services such as asylum assistance.
True Colors United is an organization that implements innovative solutions to youth homelessness that focus on the unique experiences of LGBTQ young people. They provide training and education, advocacy, and youth action programs.
TransTech is an incubator for LGBTQ Talent with a focus on economically empowering trans people. At TransTech, members learn and work together to develop skills and value, with access to online community and trainings as well as TransTech co-working and meet-up locations.
TEEP offers a wide range of services to help gender-diverse people reach economic stability. They offer job readiness and career development services and can also connect people with inclusive employers.
Immigration and Asylum Resources
Resources for LGBTQ+ people seeking asylum due to unsafe situations in their country or support for immigrants!
Rainbow Railroad is a global organization that helps LGBTQ+ members facing persecution in their country for their sexual orientation or gender identity.
NIJC’s LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Initiative provides legal services to low-income immigrants who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and those who are living with HIV.
Immigration Equality is America’s leading LGBTQ+ and HIV-positive immigrant rights organization. Through direct legal services, policy advocacy, and impact litigation, they support immigrants and families facing discrimination based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.
The LGBT Asylum Project is a San Francisco organization exclusively dedicated to providing accessible legal representation for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution due to their sexual orientation, gender identity and/or HIV status. They have helped clients from all over the world.
Human Rights First is an organization that helps people fleeing dangerous situations obtain asylum in the United States.
LGBT Asylum Task Force is a ministry of Hadwen Park Congregational Church, UCC that welcomes LGBTQ+ people of all faiths. They provide housing, food, and connection to legal, medical, and mental resources at other local agencies.
Resources for LGBTQ+ legal advocacy groups and people seeking legal representation/services!
Lambda Legal is the largest legal national organization that aims to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT people and people living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
TLDEF is an organization that aims to end discrimination and achieve equality for trans people, with strategies including pathbreaking trans rights cases and “friend of the court” briefs regarding the key issues of employment, health care, education and public accommodations. They also have a Name Change Project available to people living in certain cities of the United States!
Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLAD 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. Contact them for legal information, assistance, and lawyer referrals!
NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of LGBTQ+ people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education. They also provide immigration and asylum, custody, separation, and other services.
TLC is a national organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep trans and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation. They have many programs, resources and information, and services!
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee all people the freedom to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing discrimination or violence. They aim to increase the political voice and visibility of low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender non-conforming. They work to improve access to respectful and affirming social, health, and legal services for their communities. They provide direct legal help and services for people in New York!
Programs like Euphoria Fund
Euphoria Fund may not always have the resources to keep the program going for lengths of time, so here are more organizations that offer similar request programs and more!
Point of Pride supports trans people who lack access to gender-affirming care. They have programs including an annual trans surgery fund, free chest binder donations, free transfem shapewear, electrolysis financial support, and funding for HRT.
Genderbands aims to help trans people pay for transition costs. They have a free binder program and offer grants for surgery or HRT.
ATRH offers a free binder program, as well as support groups and peer support services!
FtM Essentials offers a free binder program and sells gender-affirming gear!
Resources for Black Trans People
Resources for black trans and LGBTQ+ people, including healthcare, housing, economic, and education resources!
The Okra Project strives to address the global crisis faced by black trans people by bringing home-cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to black trans people wherever they can reach them. Check out their programs!
The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition is an organization led by black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the black transgender human experience. They help black trans people fulfill basic needs and get health care, housing, and jobs.
BTMI is an organization with a specific focus on empowering African American trans men and works to ensure that they all are acknowledged and provided equal access and protection under the law. They provide many resources for housing, employment, health care, support, etc. and offer grants for binders, top surgery, and more!
BTWI is an organization that aims to specifically address the urgent concerns facing African American trans women. They provide programs and resources for housing, health care, job readiness, mentoring, and more!
The Knights & Orchids Society
TKO strives to obtain justice and equality through group economics, education, leadership development, and organizing cultural work that will build the power of the African American LGBT community throughout rural Alabama and across the South. They provide resources and programs for health care, housing, food, and more!
Resources for LGBTQ+ veterans!
The TAVA engages with their members, governmental agencies, other advocacy groups, media, and the public in order to ensure their members receive full services and dignified treatment by promoting the values of equality, fairness and respect on behalf of their members and provide a supportive community for veterans who identify under the transgender umbrella.
SPART*A is an organization that advocates for inclusive military policy, provides peer support, and develops transgender military service educational resources on behalf of currently serving transgender military members. They offer membership to transgender individuals currently serving in the United States Armed Forces and smaller groups for families of transgender service members, veterans, and allies. They also offer certain grants.
The Modern Military Association of America, formed through the merger of the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN, is a national organization of LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans, their families and allies. They work to make a real difference in the lives of modern military families through education, advocacy and support. They also provide free, direct legal services for the LGBTQ+ and HIV military and veteran communities.