Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center (LYRIC) Gay Youth Talkline - San Francisco
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 p.m. to Midnight EST
Tuesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.-Midnight EST
National Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Youth Hotline - Indianapolis
Thursday-Sunday, 7-11:45 p.m.
The Indianapolis Youth Group's National Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline provides crisis intervention and referral services to gay and lesbian youth nationwide.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Helpline is the first round-the-clock national toll-free suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth. Teens with nowhere to turn can call The Trevor Helpline, where they can talk to trained counselors, find local resources, and take important steps on their way to becoming healthy adults.
The Out Youth Austin Helpline
Daily, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
National Gay and Lesbian Hotline
Gay Info Referral Line
National AIDS Hotline
Project Inform Hotline
Monday-Friday, 1-7 p.m. and Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
National Runaway Switchboard
If you've left home, are thinking of leaving, or if your parents are threatening to throw you out, this helpline can tell you about resources near you.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Has a special project to stop the mental health abuse of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Provides free legal and practical support.
National Child Abuse Hotline
Child abuse hotline provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
A private drug and alcohol treatment organization especially for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. Program is for those 18 and older, but if you have your guardian's concent they can make exceptions. They make national referrals to other programs and professionals.
The Job Corps
A federal program for youth ages 16-24, provides full-time educational and vocational skills training, as well as meals, dormitory housing, medical care, spending money, and a savings account. Has 125 different training programs all around the country, most of which take about a year to complete.