You can find information on LGBTQ community centers, providers, hotlines and UMD resources below:

Community Centers

CenterLink LGBT Community Center Member Directory 
A database with information about LGBT Community centers from around the world. 

Q Chat Space 
Online chat-based groups for LGBTQ+ youth. Each group is facilitated by a trained LGBTQ+ community center staff member. 

The DC Center for the LGBT Community 
The DC LGBT Center educates, empowers, celebrates and connects the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders (SMYAL)
SMYAL supports and empowers LGBTQ youth in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region.

Pride Center of Maryland 
The Pride Center seeks to achieve equality, understanding, and respect for the diversity of the greater Baltimore GLBT community while also providing quality support services, facilities, and professional resources for the development and well-being of individuals and groups.

MoCo Pride Center
Through advocacy and outreach activities, the MoCo Pride Center works to build, support, and advocate for a stronger and more diverse LGBTQ community in Montgomery County, MD

Find a Provider

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA): Find a Provider 
GLMA’s online Provider Directory helps individuals search for primary care providers, specialists, therapists, dentists and other health professionals in your area.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH): Find a Provider
WPATH’s online Provider Directory for transgender affirming providers, allowing users to search by first and/or last name, specialty, and location.


LGBT Helpline (Ages 25+)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. For support call (888) 340-4528 or (617) 267-9001.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline
For support call 1-888-843-4564 or email:

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. For support call 866-488-7386.

Pride Institute
Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline for the LGBTQ community.
For support call 800-547-7433.

Financial Resources

Financial and Social Resources for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ Financial Guide to Becoming a Parent

5 Financial Factors Impacting the LGBTQ+ Community

University Resources

University of Maryland LGBTQ Equity Center
The LGBT Equity Center provides the campus with leadership and expertise in building a fully equitable community; strengthens and supports people of diverse sexes, gender identities or expressions, and sexual orientations; and develops visible and vibrant LGBTQ+ campus communities.

University of Maryland Health Center
The University Health Center provides high quality, cost-effective health care and wellness programs in order to promote health and support academic success.

Campus Resource Guide