Community Resources: parents

121 Help.me

121 Help.me is an online crisis intervention center that fosters support for teens struggling with crisis and provides information for parents striving to become better at supporting their struggling teens.

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Colage

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

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Family Equality Council

Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in this country and their six million children.

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Midwest Alternative Family Alliance

Our mission is to support LGBT parents in the greater Kansas City area and beyond to build families and raise children in a community that is respectful, encouraging and inclusive.

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Pathways Program @ Ozanam

At Pathways, we’re giving young adults who are homeless or living in out-of-home care the chance to develop the life skills they need to be successful. The Pathways Program operates scattered-site apartments in Kansas City and Wichita. It serves young men and women, as well as young parents with children.

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Tags: advocacy, kansas city, mental health, resources, support, youth, western missouri, homeless, shelter, parents, families

PFLAG Jefferson City

The Jefferson City Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is an organization comprised of the parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered persons, dedicated to celebrating diversity and envisioning a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. The Jefferson City chapter is currently not meeting, but please contact Don Love, dmaclove@centurytel.net or (573)875-7918, for information/resources.

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PFLAG St. Charles

PFLAG is a national support group for parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays. Free of charge, open to the public. Meets monthly on the last Tuesday evening at 7 PM in the rotunda of the College Center building on the campus of St.Charles Community College.

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PFLAG St. Louis

Since 1973 parents have joined together in different cities to support each other and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) children or family members. We meet the third Saturday of the month at the Holy Communion Episcopal Church, located (two blocks east of Hanley Road) at 7401 Delmar Boulevard, University City, Missouri  63130.  We begin our meetings at 7:00 pm and usually end around 10:00 pm.

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PFLAG KC

PFLAG-KC is a group of parents, siblings, friends, and LGBT people who provide a support system for the families and friends of LGBT people to enable them to understand, accept and support their children with love and pride, provide education for individuals and the community at large on the nature of homosexuality, and support the full human and civil rights of LGBT people. Meetings are held at two locations: on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 3:00 pm at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Road, Room 307, Prairie Village, KS. (The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.) On the 4th Sunday of each month at 3:00 pm at the LikeMe Light House, 3909 Main St, Kansas City, MO.

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Tags: families, get involved, kansas city, resources, support, western missouri, friends, parents, education, rights, accessible

Transparentcy

TransParentcy’s mission is to support the Transgender Parent, and their advocates (lawyers, mental health professionals, friends, family) by providing information and resources to diffuse and/or disspell the myths about any adverse impact being transgendered/transsexual might have on one’s children.

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Tags: families, national, trans, transgender, parents, children, siblings, ally, allies, education, advocacy, community, support