Community Resources: support

Hope Care Center

We are a Skilled Nursing Facility providing care to HIV-positive residents who are 18 years of age or older. Our facility doesn’t treat HIV & AIDS like a terminal disease. A trained staff of medical professionals has years of experience treating this illness.

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I CARE

The I Care Campaign is for everybody in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area who cares about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and ally issues. These issues include Suicide, Homelessness, HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention, Older Adults, and Hate Crimes.

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Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) is a Missouri nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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The  Leadership through Education & Advocacy for the Deaf, offers Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs, Drug and Alcohol Programs, HIV/Aids Awareness Programs, Training and Education for all of these programs and a 24 hour Crisis Line, all under one roof.

800-380-3323 or 573-445-5059

Tags: crisis line, deaf, mental health, midmissouri, people with disabilities, support, antiviolence, domestic violence, sexual assault, drugs, alcohol, hiv/aids

LaurasPlayground

Laura’s Playground is a transsexual, transgender, and cross-dressing support and news site. Personal support is provided through transgender forums, live chat, and e-mail. Both male-to-female and female-to-male transgender spectrums are included. Other features include an advice column, free no combat transgender forums and message boards, thousands of trans-resources, transgender support group online meetings, and research surveys.

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Lavender Lotus

Lavender Lotus is a supportive network organization based in the St. Louis area for Asian & Pacific Islander American individuals who identify as LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, etc.). We organize activities that range from potlucks, movie nights, bike rides, casual afternoons at a coffeehouse, etc., as well as partake in events at the annual Pridefest.

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The LGBT Center of St. Louis

The goal of The LGBT Center of St. Louis is to to provide a safe and welcoming space, resources and support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and allied  community of The Gateway City and its surrounding areas through education, empowerment, outreach, and community building.

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Life Crisis Hotline

Life Crisis provides a 24-hour-a-day crisis and suicide intervention hotline (314-647-4357), a weekly support group for those who have lost someone to suicide (314-647-3100).

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The Mid-Missouri Crisis Line is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential crisis hotline number provided to Mid-Missouri residents in a 20 county area.

573-445-5035

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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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