The San Joaquin Pride Center serves the diverse LGBTQQIA
community in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas by creating a safe and
welcoming space, by providing resources that enrich body, mind and spirit, and
by educating the public in tolerance and respect for all people within the
LGBTQQIA community. Our Contact Info: (209) 466-SJPC (7572) or
The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and
inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
The Trevor Project is determined to end
suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources
including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community
and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive
environment for everyone.
If you are a youth who is feeling alone, confused
or in crisis, please call The Trevor Lifeline at 1-866-4-U-TREVOR for immediate
You can also write Dear Trevor with any non-time sensitive
The Trevor Project’s YouTube site. The Trevor Project is the leading national
organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
Founded in 1998, EQCA celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2008, commemorating a
decade of building a state of equality in California. In the past 11 years,
Equality California has strategically moved California from a state with
extremely limited legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
(LGBT) individuals to a state with some of the most comprehensive civil rights
protections in the nation.
mission is to empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)
community and our allies to take bold action to demand full legal and social
equality, and to hold accountable those who stand in the way.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against
Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and
inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of
eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual
Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to
achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and
engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens
and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
If you are in a CRISIS situation and thinking of hurting yourself, if you are
confused or angry, please contact someone at one of the following numbers.
The Trevor Project 866-488-7386
If you are a youth who is feeling
alone, confused or in crisis, please call The Trevor Lifeline at1-866-488-7386
for immediate help.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free,
confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis
or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to
the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis
centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis
counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline 888-506-5991
Boys Town National Hotline
The Boys Town National HotlineSM is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. It is
accredited by the American Association of Suicidiology (AAS). Spanish-speaking
counselors and translation services representing more than 140 languages are
available, along with a TDD line (1-800-448-1833), that allows counselors to
communicate with speech-impaired and deaf callers.
CHURCHES – LGBT FRIENDLY
These listings are only two of the local churches that are welcoming and
supportive. You are a child of God and loved just the way you are. Don’t forget,
He made you and loves you.
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Stockton
The mission of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of
Stockton is to nurture spiritual/ethical growth, to be inclusive of all people,
and to be an active voice of conscience in the greater community.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Stockton
2737 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA
Tel: 209-466-7743 / Email: email@example.com
Central United Methodist Church
3700 Pacific Avenue
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
PFLAG is a volunteer group of parents, family and friends of people
who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT). We welcome all caring
persons, including the GLBT community to our meetings and membership. We meet on
the second Sunday of each month.
Many people don’t know where to turn
when they find out a loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (GLBT).
Others don’t know where to go when they want to learn ways to support their GLBT
friends and family through outreach and advocacy. Parents, Families and Friends
of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is there for all of these people. Nationwide, PFLAG
members provide support and information to counter myths and misinformation
about sexual orientation and gender identity. They are a resource to straight
and fair-minded allies who want to join the fight for equality for all. Our
message is clear: You have a home in PFLAG.
There is no cost to attend. Paid
memberships support this chapter by paying for our rent, help line, and printed
materials, but is optional.
PFLAG is a nonprofit organization that is not
affiliated with any political or religious institution.
We, the parents, families and friends of lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a
society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations
and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity and equality for all will we
reach our full potential as human beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG
welcomes the participation and support of all who share in, and hope to realize
this vision. Call 209-341-2122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At PFLAG Modesto, the privacy of the
people who contact us is of utmost importance.
ALL contacts with us are
confidential. We do not share the information you provide to us with any third
party, corporation, or other non-profit. We do not sell or give away your email
address. Anything you give us is kept within a very small number in our
There are three ways to contact us — by snail mail, by
calling our helpline, or by emailing us using the contact form below.
Whatever way you choose to reach out to us…we’re glad you did!
PO Box 4311
Modesto , CA , 95352
(Nuestros servicios están disponible en español)
Mailing Address: PO Box 661855, Sacramento CA 95866-1855
Sacramento Warmline: (916) 978-0410 (text or voice message) or contact us online.