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Stockton Pride

Helpful Resources

Helpful Resources

HELPFUL RESOURCES

SJPRIDECENTER.ORG

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 sjpridecenter@gmail.com

IT GET’S BETTER – COURAGEOUS & INSPIRING

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

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 help.

You can also write Dear Trevor with any non-time sensitive questions.

TREVOR PROJECT MEDIA

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.

EQUALITY CALIFORNIA

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.

GET EQUAL

Our 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.

GLAAD

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 orientation.

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

The Human 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.

CRISIS ASSISTANCE

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 800-448-3000

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.

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Stockton
2737 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204
Tel: 209-466-7743 / Email: contact@stocktonuu.org

Central United Methodist Church
3700 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California
(209) 466-5046

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

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.

PFLAG Merced

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 pflagmerced@gmail.com

PFLAG Modesto

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 organization.

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!

By US Mail:
PFLAG Modesto
PO Box 4311
Modesto , CA , 95352

Our Helpline:
(209) 566-2468
(Nuestros servicios están disponible en español)

PLAG – SACRAMENTO

Mailing Address: PO Box 661855, Sacramento CA 95866-1855
PFLAG Sacramento Warmline: (916) 978-0410 (text or voice message) or contact us online.

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