Dealing with Eating Disorders

Gender Identity

Gender Health Center

The Gender Health Center, located in Sacramento, provides counseling services at free or low-cost prices, advocacy services, name and gender change assistance, support for uninsured community members, support groups, risk-prevention programs assisting with clean sharps as well as hormone injections, and housing resources.

Transgender Law Center

The Transgender Law Center, located in San Francisco, offers phone consultations for legal support for transgender people focusing on issues of employment, family law, healthcare, housing, identity documents, immigration, prisons and policing, public accommodations, and youth support.


Trevor Support Center

Focuses on supporting LGBTQ youth and adults who are experiencing mental health distress as well as suicidal thoughts.

Call or Text:
(866) 488-7386

Youth Blog – You Are Not Alone

Eating Disorders and LGBTQ Youth

For trans youth and adults who are experiencing a crisis. They provide support, counseling, and funds for legal ID change as well as some living expenses.

(877) 565-8860

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline

Provides a national hotline, youth hotline, senior hotline, peer chatroom, youth chatroom, a blog, and various information resources about LGBT identity and support.

(888) 843-4564

The LGBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25)

This hotline is run by youth and serves youth up to age 25. They focus on coming-out, parents, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS, and safer sex.

(800) 246-7743

The True Colors United

Focuses on supporting LGBTQ youth who are experiencing homelessness.

(212) 461-4401

National AIDS Hotline

This hotline serves youth and adults who have HIV/AIDS.

(800) 342-AIDS
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish)
(800) 243-7889 (TDD)

Pride Institute

This organization and hotline focuses on connecting LGBTQ community members to addiction and recovery support.

(800) 547-7433

Lambda Legal

Provides legal support to LGBTQ community members. They offer information about community members’ right by state and by topic. They offer services related to immigration, racial justice, HIV, healthcare, family and adoption, police and criminal justice, combatting religious exemptions, and transgender rights.

The Mathew Sheppard Foundation

Provides mental health support and focuses on providing advocacy for LGBTQ community members who have experienced a hate crime. Their website also provides information about the legal definition of a hate crime and individuals’ options for legal advocacy and support.

The National Center for Transgender Equality

Provides information, support, and advocacy for LGBTQ community members about the rights of transgender people in employment, airport security, education, immigration, Medicare, housing and homeless shelters, military records, passports, social security, and survivors of violence.

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Provides legal support to transgender community members at free and low-cost rates. They provide information and advocacy around name and ID document changes, immigration rights, healthcare rights, extreme weather, police interactions, incarcerated people, and bathroom rights.

The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

Advocates for and provides information about transgender rights. They offer free legal name change support.

TransMentors International

Provides a mentorship program for individuals who need or want support from other trans people during their transition.