Includes: Advocacy Organizations, State & Country Wide Community Centers & Support Groups, Educational Institutions w/LGBTQ Groups, Health (Medical, Mental Heath, HIV & Support Services, Addiction Services), Professional & Philanthropic Services, Religion & Spirituality, High School and University LGBTQ Student Groups

Translation Services

  • Voices For Health | Language & Culture Solutions for the health care field | 2851 Michigan St NE, suite 104, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 | 616-233-6505 | 1-800-VFH-3347 | voicesforhealth.com |  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advocacy

Community Centers & Social/Support Groups

GRAND RAPIDS

  • Grand Rapids Pride Center | Since 1988 Empowering Our LGBTQ Community Through Social Services and Awareness | 343 Atlas Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 | 616-458-3511 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR en español: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. |
  • Fountain Street Church LGBTQ Circle | Social/Support group honoring our emotional, mental, physical & spiritual selves | 24 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, 49503 | 616-459-8386 ex 225
  • GIFT (Gays In Faith Together) | Affirming the LGBTQ in faith communities of West Michigan through faith based services and pastoral care. |
    207 East Fulton, Grand Rapids, 49503 | 616-451-2879
  • Grand Rapids HQ | Homeless and At Risk Youth Drop In Center. Offering case management, Free Showers, washing machines and kitchen |
    320 State St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616-406-3945 hqgr.org | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Grand Illusions | Crossdressers of West Michigan, crossdressersmichigan.com
  • Grand Rapids LGBTQ+A Writers Group | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Grand River Squares | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Primetimers Social Group | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Straight Spouse Support Network | straightspouse.org |
    GR Representative Candice Smith Fleszar |This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • West Michigan Gay Men's Chorus | wmgmc.org

ANN ARBOR

  • Jim Toy LGBT Community Center 734-995-9867
  • Lesbian Mom's Network, lmnetwork.org

BENTON HARBOR

  • OutCenter, 269-925-8330

METRO DETROIT

  • Ruth Ellis Center | Ruth Ellis Center has been recognized as a national leader in addressing LGBTQ youth homelessness and operates a 10,000 square foot facility in Highland Park, Michigan, which consists of a Drop In Center and Health & Wellness Center. Wayne county residents who are Medicaid eligible and between the ages of 7-30 may enroll in individual, family or group counseling at no cost. Additionally, Ruth’s House, our State of Michigan licensed and contracted foster care facility for LGBTQ youth is located a short distance from the Center in Detroit. |
    77 Victor St, Highland Park, MI 48203 | 313-252-1950
    ruthelliscenter.org
  • Affirmations, goaffirmations.org
  • LGBT Detroit (formerly KICK) lgbtdetroit.org

KALAMAZOO

  • KGLRC, The Resource Center 269-349-4234

Phone & Internet Support Lines

  • TransLife Line 877-565-8860
  • Trevor Project 866-488-7386
    Trevor Text 202-304-1200 Text the word "Trevor"
    online chat thetrevorproject.org
  • Suicide Prevention 800-273-8255
  • Transgender Michigan 855-345-8464
  • GLBT Nat Help Center 888-843-4564
  • Youth Talk Line 800-246-7743
  • Rainbow Youth Hotline 877-542-8984
  • Drug Line 24/7 415-362-3400
  • NAMI National Helpline 800-950-6246
  • Contra Costa Crisis Center, School Violence Tip-Line 800-863-7600
  • CUAV (Community United Against Violence) Community and Domestic Violence 24-hr. Crisis Hotline: 415-333-4357(Multi-lingual) -- Marin & Contra Costa CUAV Hotline: 800-670-RAPE (7273)
  • WOMAN Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent Inc.) 415-864-4722 (24-hour crisis line) or 877-384-3578 (toll free) English & Spanish
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (LGBT) 800-799-7233

Educational Institutions with LGBTQ Student Associations

Local High Schools with GSA's or equivalent

Grand Rapids Area College/University

Health

Professional & Philanthropic

  • Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (Scholarships) | Creating opportunities for the Grand Rapids Trans Community | P.O. Box 2674, Grand Rapids, MI 49501 | grtransfoundation.org
  • Grand Rapids Public Library | From Free WiFi to LGBTQ Books and Inclusive Special Events. See GRPC's Community Calendar for upcoming events | 111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616-988-5400 | grpl.org
  • Mira Krishnan, Diversity Consultant | See Ad Above | *lgbtq
  • WM LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Battle Creek MI wmlgbtcc.org
  • Our LGBT Fund, Grand Rapids 616-454-1751
  • OUT Pro Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce 616-771-0300

Religion & Spirituality

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