LGBTQ Student Resources and Support
- An expert-driven guide to creating a more welcoming environment for LGBTQ students, parents and teachers. Highlights include:
- 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
The Trevor Lifeline
If you are a young person who is in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call The Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386.
The GLBT National Help Center
If you feel the need to talk to a caring and understanding individual about the important issues of your life, call the GLBT National Help Center at 1-888 -843-4564.
The Trans Lifeline
If you are a transgender person feeling suicidal or in need, Trans Lifeline can help and connect you with services. Call 877-565-8860.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
PrEP is a method of HIV prevention in which HIV-negative individuals take a daily medication to help prevent infection. To speak with a social worker, call 267-601-5332, or request an appointment online.
The Gender Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
The Gender Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is part of Adolescent Specialty Care. The multidisciplinary team including an adolescent medicine specialist, endocrinologist, and mental health therapist/gender specialist provides assessment, medical management and other support for gender-variant or transgender children and adolescents.
Please call 215-590-3537 to schedule an appointment and visit the their website for more information about adolescent medicine at CHOP.
Supportive Families, Healthy Children
Provides an overview of LGBT adolescent health and how families can support their LGBT children and protect them from health and mental health problems.
Lambda Legal: Tools for Protecting Your Healthcare Wishes
Gives advice and guidelines on how LGBT patients can protect their rights in healthcare settings.
National Center for Lesbian Rights: Documents to Protect You and Your Family
Provides information about essential documents that will help LGBT patients and their loved ones in the event of illness, disability, or death.
Changing the Game: What Health Care Reform Means for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans
Explains how the Affordable Care Act impacts and benefits the LGBT community.
Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information and Resource Kit
Presents an overview of current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
A website dedicated to assisting and supporting LGBT people affected by breast cancer.
Ten Things to Discuss with Your Health Care Provider
These helpful guides suggest topics to review with your health care provider.