Resources

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Creating a Welcoming Environment

LGBTQ Definitions Sheet

Providing Transgender Inclusive Healthcare

Self-Advocacy Guide

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Brattleboro Retreat LGBT Inpatient Program

  • Comprehensive Inpatient Care for LGBT Individuals. At the Brattleboro Retreat, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals find a safe, supportive community of professionals and peers in an LGBT-positive, LGBT-affirming setting. Free from judgment. Free from prejudice. We’ll help you embrace hope and find the strength to overcome a variety of challenges.
  • http://www.brattlebororetreat.org/programs/lgbt-inpatient-treatment-program
  • (802) 258-3700
  • Brattleboro, VT

Get Tested Vermont

New England AIDS Education and Training Center

  • NEAETC has provided partial financial support for VDHP and Pride Center of Vermont health care practitioner education initiatives.
  • www.neaetc.org

Outright Vermont

  • The Mission of Outright is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth (ages 13-22). Our goal is to make Vermont the safest, most supportive and empowering state for queer youth in America.
  • www.outrightvt.org
  • (800) GLB-CHAT

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England - Burlington Health Center

Pride Center of Vermont

  • Pride Center of Vermont (PCVT) celebrates, educates, and advocates with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Vermonters. As the state’s only LGBTQ community center and advocacy organization for adults, PCVT provides critical services and is the community’s hub and source for resources and connections. PCVT provides visibility, voice and a physical space for the LGBTQ community, through anti-violence/discrimination advocacy, HIV prevention and testing, community building, social support, education, outreach, and referrals.
  • www.pridecentervt.org
  • (802) 860-7812
  • 255 South Champlain Street, Suite 12, Burlington, VT 05401

SafeSpace

  • SafeSpace, the anti-violence program of Pride Center of Vermont, is a social change and social service program working to end physical, sexual, and emotional violence in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) people. We provide information, support, referrals, and advocacy to LGBTQQ survivors of hate, sexual, and intimate partner violence and offer education and outreach programs in the wider community.
  • www.pridecentervt.org/programs/safespace
  • (866) 869-7341

Vermont Cares

  • Vermont CARES is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life, create compassionate communities and prevent the spread of HIV by working with people affected by HIV/AIDS as a catalyst for social and individual change.
  • www.vtcares.org
  • (800) 649-2437

Vermont Dept of Health HIV/AIDS Hotline

National

AIDS Information Resource: The Body

  • A web resource that helps demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment, improve patients’ quality of life and foster community through human connection.
  • www.thebody.com

Fenway Health

  • For Physical and Mental LGBT Health. The resources section has information which may be helpful to both community members and practitioners.
  • www.fenwayhealth.org

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

  • GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.
  • www.glma.org

Intersex Society of North America

  • The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
  • www.isna.org

National Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health

  • The National Coalition for LGBT Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities through public education, coalition building and advocacy that focus on research, policy, education and training.
  • www.lgbthealth.net

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

  • The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. We do this by training activists, equipping state and local organizations with the skills needed to organize broad-based campaigns to defeat anti-LGBT referenda and advance pro-LGBT legislation, and building the organizational capacity of our movement.
  • www.ngltf.org

National Resource Center

Pride Institute

  • With 25 years of experience, Pride Institute is the nation's first and leading treatment facility committed to providing chemical dependency and addiction treatment exclusively to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community.
  • http://pride-institute.com/
  • (800) 547-7433
  • 14400 Martin Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Vancouver Coastal Health Transgender Health Project