For support and information, regarding “Coming Out” and other issues related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual/Pansexual, Transgender, Queer, and/or Questioning identities, for yourself or a friend.
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard - is dedicated to providing information, nonjudgmental support, crisis information intervention and referral services for Houston's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Gender Infinity - Gender Infinity offers services for gender diverse and transgender people of all age including community support services, a local conference, and consultations and trainings.
Montrose Counseling Center - provides services regarding sexual orientation or gender identity in a culturally affirming, quality and affordable environment. MCC also provides education, outreach, prevention and case management services.
Legacy Community Health Services - provides low- or no-cost health and educational services including testing, counseling, and treatment for STD’s, HIV, and AIDS.
Houston Area Teen Coalition for Homosexuals (HATCH) – is a nonprofit organization that provides a positive environment and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth 13-21 in the greater Houston area.
Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) Houston - Provides support and information for LGBTQ people and those who love them.
Safe House for All - Offers many social services to the LGBTQ Community such as, fostering, long-term transitional housing, residential treatment, senior housing, education, networking, food outreach, clothing outreach, and music outreach.
Houston Transgender Unity Committee was formed to promote unity among the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community, and to educate and advocate with open and honest advocacy. The Committee has representation from the six transgendered Houston area organizations. They Offer scholarships and yearly banquet.
Transgender Foundation of America “The TG Center”- Many trans-groups are supported by this center.
Bering Support Network - serves the HIV and GLBT communities and their friends and families by providing spiritual support, pastoral counseling, and peer support groups in a confidential and nurturing space.
T.R.U.T.H. Project - A nonprofit with a mission to educate and mobilize LGBTQ communities of color and their allies through social arts that promote mental, emotional, and sexual health.
The Houston Intersex Society - Aims to empower and enrich the lives of intersex people while working to end shame and discrimination through education, outreach, and support.
Mayor Turner's LGBTQ Advisory Board -The board exists to serve as a liaison between the LGBTQ community and the Mayor. The Board provides viable recommendations on policies that will advance the social, economic, and political issues of all LGBTQ Houstonians and citizens in the City of Houston, including ending discrimination.
Avenue 360 - Provide compassionate health care and social services to residents, regardless of economic status with HIV or AIDS
Tony's Place - A drop-in center focusing on LGBT+ youth up to 25 years of age who are unstably housed, couch surfing or experiencing homelessness. A safe space to access services such as hot meals, showers, laundry, clothing, wi-fi and more, free of charge.
Young Adult Resource Center (YARC) - Connects homeless youth adults, ages 18-25, to housing and other mainstream supports while providing respite, emergency meals, job coaching, recovery coaching, and non-traditional educational support, tutoring, and re-engagement.
Montrose Grace Place - Every Thursday, MGP opens its doors to homeless youth of all sexual orientaitons and gender identities who are between the ages of 13 and 21 years old. Youth night is an evening of food, mentorship, and skills building. Additionally, a "shop" in our closet of donated supplies and toiletries are available.
The Pink Giraffe House - Offers a safe haven for young victims of abuse, neglect or abandonment who need protection and assistance through a mentor project, street outreach, drop-in center, and case management.
Organización Latina de Trans en Texas (OLTT - Latina Trans in Texas) - Somos una organización de base comunitaria, conformada por muejers Trans para personas Trans (Transexuales, Transgénero e Intersex) y nuestras aliadas, mantenemos nuestro enfoque de trabajo para la visibilidad y elegibilidad los derechos humanos y el bienestar de nuestra comunidad, mediante el empoderamiento, la organización comunitaria que permita fomentar una incidencia política en equidad e igualdad.
LGBTQ-Friendly and Embracing Churches in Houston
- Bering United Methodist Church
- Kindred (Formerly Grace Lutheran)
- Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church
- Bethel United Church of Christ
- First Unitarian Universalist Church
- Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church
- St. Stephen's Episcapal Church
- UH A.D. Bruce Religion Center
- Just Love