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Resources

Resources.

IYG is proud to provide a listing of resources available to LGBTQ+ youth and parents


 

For immediate emergencies, please call 911.

For assistance, call the Indiana Helpline at 211.

Suicide Prevention.

Especially for Youth (Under 25)
*All hours are Eastern Standard Time. 
 

GLBT Youth National Talkline

Free and confidential peer support for LGBTQ+ (and questioning) individuals who are 25 and younger.
Call: 1-800-246-7743
Lines open: Mon.-Fri. 4:00 pm - 12:00 midnight; Sat. 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm.
 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Nationwide hotline for suicide prevention.

Call: 1-800-273-8255
Text: "HOME" to 741-741
Lines open: 24/7

 

Trans Lifeline

For crisis and non-crisis support. 100% operated by trans-identifying individuals for trans-identifying or questioning individuals.
Call: 1-877-565-8860

Lines open: 24/7 (generally); guaranteed service 10:00 am - 4:00 am.  

Ellos hablan español.
 

Trevor Project

National crisis intervention and suicide hotline for LGBTQ+ identified individuals. 
Call: 1-866-488-7386

Text: "START" to 678-678
Chat: CLICK HERE
Lines open: 24/7
 

Local Resource: Text “HELPNOW” to 20121.

Legal Resources.

Indiana Legal Services: LGBT Law Project 

The LGBT Project of Indiana Legal Services is a statewide legal assistance program providing legal advocacy and representation to LGBT people in Indiana. Our goal is to address the disproportionate rates of poverty and violence in the LGBT community by assisting in issues that cause and effect poverty, violence, and discrimination.

 

Healthcare Resources.

Adult and Child

Adult & Child Health welcomes all patients regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, or sexual orientation. What drives the mission behind Adult & Child is the incredible compassion of our team. Adult & Child's impact resounds throughout Central Indiana with teams in Marion, Johnson, Bartholomew, Morgan, and surrounding counties.

Damien Center

Founded in 1987, Damien Center is Indiana’s oldest and largest AIDS service organization (ASO) and serves more than 4,000 individuals affected and infected by HIV/AIDS through a comprehensive, innovative approach to HIV care and prevention.

Transgender Resources.

 

Eskenazi Transgender Health Services

The Eskenazi Gender Health Program provides primary care and specialty services for older adolescent and adult transgender patients of all gender identities. The first of its kind in Indiana, the program combines primary care and other comprehensive services with surgical options. The Gender Health Program is designed to fill a void by providing high-quality, affirming care and support for gender-diverse populations in Indiana and surrounding areas.

GenderNexus

GenderNexus is bringing transgender and nonbinary communities together across Indiana to foster a community that is healthy, informed, and empowered by increasing access to care in all seven dimensions of wellness. By providing a safe space for community engagement, GenderNexus can help navigate and eradicate social and systemic barriers.

Riley Gender Health Program

The Gender Health Program offers comprehensive support to children, teens, and young adults who have experienced gender dysphoria. Riley is the only gender health program in Indiana serving patients under age 21. Services include (but are not limited to): gender-affirming hormone therapy, treatment for menstrual suppression, psychological counseling, and surgery consultation and coordination.

Homelessness Resources.

Handbook of Help

Handbook of Help is an online directory available to those who may be at risk or experiencing homelessness. 

Stopover, Inc.
Stopover's primary focus is providing a safe and secure environment in which youth and families can begin to work through a process of reconciliation and reunification. The mission of Stopover recognizes the natural desire and best interest of adolescent youth to maintain family relationships even as they seek independence. Stopover is actively involved in helping program participants identify and connect with adults who are appropriate in supporting their quest for independence and self sufficiency.

YouthLink
Access line for individuals 18-24 years of age experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity to enroll in the Housing Priority Placement list for improved access to housing programs. No immediate placements or shelter referrals available. Individuals must call to schedule an appointment for a housing assessment.  
Call: 1-317-699-1994.

Other Resources.

Julian Center
Founded in 1975, The Julian Center is the largest organization supporting victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other life crises in Indiana. We touch the lives of over 6,000 Hoosier survivors each year and empower them to recover and build a life for themselves and their families absent of abuse.

Local Partners.

Gender Expansive Kids and Company (GEKCO)

PFLAG (Fishers Chapter)

Project Avery

Queering Indy

Smoke-Free Indy