Included here are Specialty Resources with contact information.
Privacy is always important to us, therefore,contact information is limited to email addresses and where permitted phone numbers are included.
Asheville Youth and Teen LGBTQ
Youth OUTRight, WNC, Inc.
a youth advocacy and leadership organization dedicated to providing affirmation, information, support and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth of ages 14-23
P.O. Box 1893
Asheville, NC 28802
Trinity Place (runaway and homeless shelter in Asheville for youths. LGBTQ friendly)
12 Ravenscroft Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
Be Loved House
community house serving homeless in Asheville
with emphasis on LGBTQ youth.
39 Grove Street, Asheville NC 28801
National LGBT Youth Resources
Empowering youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools See GSANET
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community. See GLSEN
LGBTQ Guide Book for Student Resources
The guide was produced in part by Eugene Patron and Dr. Deb Cohan, two experts in the field of building awareness and support of the LGBTQ community. A few highlights from the guide are:
- Extensive resources for LGBTQ teens and youth
- Common hardships faced by LGBTQ college students and how to deal with them
- Scholarships available for LGBTQ students
- Interviews with our two experts, and an array of external support resources
LGBT Youth Allies
an online news, resources & commentary for and about lgbt youth & their allies See YOUTH
Trans Youth Equality Foundation
The Trans Youth Equality Foundation provides education, advocacy and support for transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth and their families.
Our Voice (sexual violence and abuse/ Buncombe County region)
LGBT Hate Crimes Hotline
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
LYRIC Youth Talk Line
A peer talk line for LGBTQ youth 23 and under. Monday-Saturday, 6:30-9pm.
National Runaway Hotline
National Child Abuse Hotline
Youth Legal Information Line (NCLR)
Confidential and free legal and practical support, information, and assistance regarding safety in school, psychiatric abuse or forced commitment to a mental hospital or treatment center, homelessness, discrimination in the foster care system or juvenile justice system, and medical and legal issues for transsexual youth.
The Trevor Project (national suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth)
Your Resource For Asheville & WNC LGBTQ Community