South Florida youth, call or stop by SunServe's LGBTQ drop in center today!
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- Violence & Abuse
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1480 SW 9th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
On the campus of the Sunshine Cathedral.
2-1-1 Teen Hotline is a 24 hour, 7 day a week, free and anonymous telephone helpline for teens that need help or information. Specially trained 2-1-1 counselors listen to their feelings and concerns and help them make positive choices that will support their growth and success.
Trevor Project – Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth
1-866-4-U-TREVOR (24 hour crisis hotline) For more information please visit:
Henderson Behavioral Health– Y.E.S. Team (Youth Emergency Services Team) is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, including holidays. They will help with youth from age 2-17. This includes on-site crisis intervention in the home, school, or residential settings such as shelters.
For more information please visit Hendersonbeahvioralhealth.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
Youth Suicide Warning Signs – http://www.youthsuicidewarningsigns.org/
Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc: Nationally accredited, state-certified, full service domestic violence center serving Broward County. We offer 24-hour crisis intervention through our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline and emergency shelter, as well as counseling and support for victims and their children
Call us at 954-761-1133 or visit http://www.womenindistress.org
Broward Virtual School- Broward Virtual School (BVS) offers full-time enrollment to students in grades K-12 through an online educational delivery system. BVS offers access to individualized education through the Internet and other distance learning technologies. Virtual learning provides flexibility of time and location, and promotes development of the skills, attitudes, and self-discipline necessary to achieve success in the 21st century. BVS offers students the opportunity to earn a standard high school diploma entirely online. Visit http://www.bved.net/ for more information or to enroll
LGBTQ Students LGBTQ+ Inclusive Language: What It Is and Why It Matters in Healthcare
This guide helps healthcare workers understand who is in the LGBTQ+ community, how to use LGBTQ+-inclusive language, and why such language is essential. You’ll also find resources and a glossary of common terms medical professionals may encounter.
The FLITE Center-A central resource for young people in Broward County’s dependency system, offering a single, convenient point of access to the broad range of services and support they need to become successful adults. theflitecenter.org
Urban League of Broward County-We exist to cultivate a new generation of young professionals to take an active role in serving and empowering Broward County’s urban communities. Visit their website for more information http://www.ulbroward.org/YPN
Sunshine Cathedral MCC- Held here Tuesday nights and where our Rainbow Room is located. 1480 SW 9th Ave, Ft. Lauderdale 33315 Visit sunshinecathedral.org or call 954-462-2004 for more information
Church of the Holy Spirit Song- A church committed to learning how to love God with everything we are, and then to love our neighbor as well. Each of us is created with a purpose, a God-given life purpose. We welcome you to join us on this journey called life as we learn together, grow together, experience God together, and ignite the world for Christ…one life at a time together! Meeting in Wilton Manors- Visit http://cohss.org/ for more information.Unity-Located at 1501 NE 26th Street, Wilton Manors, FL 33305, Unity is a worldwide organization offering practical, non-dogmatic approaches to spiritual growth and prosperity. Unity embraces all people and leaves them free to find the truth for themselves. Holy Angels Catholic Community- “Love Without Judgment” Holy Angels is a community of Christians who celebrate and worship according to the Catholic tradition. 2917 NE 6th Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL Call 954-633-2987 for more information
Unitarian Universalist MCC- A liberal religious community that provides a safe space for spiritual and ethical exploration, education, discourse and dialogue; respects human diversity, dignity and rights; pursues personal and world peace; and promotes protection of natural resources of the world. Located at 701 SW 76th Avenue, Miami, FL 33143. Check out their website, or call them to find out more information! uumia.org
Center for Spiritual Living– Supports the positive transformation of both our personal lives and the world itself. Located at 1550 NE 26th St, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. Call (954) 566-2868
Drolma Buddhist Center- Found at 140 W Prospect Rd Oakland Park, FL 33309, The Drolma Center is dedicated to helping people in Southeast Florida find peace in their busy lives. We offer Buddha’s timeless teachings in a simple, practical manner that can help us solve our problems and find happiness within. Questions? Call (954) 537-9191
St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal- Is where our Coral Springs Youth Group is held. St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church is a place where unity in Christ fosters the spiritual development of each individual, acknowledging the diversity of our members and our respect for one another. We embrace all people with warmth, comfort, and acceptance every day. Located at 1400 Riverside Dr. Coral Springs, FL 33071. Call (954) 753-1400 for more information or visit them online at http://www.stmandm.org/
New Horizon Methodist Church- Located at 5741 S Flamingo Rd Southwest Ranches, FL 33330. This is our Southwest Ranches Group is held. Call (954) 434-7400
Second Presbyterian Church- We are a community of Christ-followers that welcome everyone to belong. Located at 1400 N. Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304. Call 954-564-7600
Congregation Etz Chaim-We are a unique congregation in South Florida committed to building a spiritual home for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jewish community and our partners. Go to http://www.etzchaimflorida.org/ or call 954-564-9232. Located at 5700 94th AVE, Tamarac Fl. 33321
Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons– Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals from every background and situation, united in the shared experience of a spiritual and/or cultural heritage in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon).
All Saints Episcopal Church– Here at All Saints’ Episcopal Church we believe and know that ALL are welcome here. We say, believe and live out our motto “No Matter Who You Are or Where You Are On Your Spiritual Journey you are welcome here at All Saints.” Visit http://allsaintsfl.org/ or call 954-467-6496 . Located at 333 Tarpon Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Church of the Holy Spirit Song– Food Pantry available to those in need of non-perishable food, cleaning aids and personal hygiene items for 30 minutes after Sunday morning services. Visit http://www.cohss.org/index.php/cohss-food-pantry for more info.
SunServe- Found in the Rainbow Room; limited, non-perishable food in stock, youth accessible on an as-needed basis.
Covenant House- Located in Fort Lauderdale, visit their website for numbers and more information about housing opportunities. http://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-charity/florida
Broward 211- Visit their website to find available housing options http://www.211-broward.org/portal/
The FLITE Center- A central resource for young people in Broward County’s dependency system (Foster System), offering a single, convenient point of access to the broad range of services and support they need to become successful adults.
Homeless Outreach- The locations listed below are to meet the Outreach Team (A white van and a police car/truck) They will pick you up and take you to a center.
South– Thursday-Sunday @ 11:30 AM. NW corner of Pembroke & S 21st ave, at the railroad tracks. North corner of the Jamaican restaurant strip plaza
Central– Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday @ 2:45 PM 100 ft north of the Central Bus Terminal on NW 1st Ave under the tree (Ft. Lauderdale)
Thursday @ 3PM St. Andrews Church, 1100 Andrews Ave (Just north of Sunrise Blvd)
North–Mon-Fri @ 11:30 AM; NW corner of Esther Rolle ave and MLK blvd. (100 ft west of Dixie and the store parking lot)
GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)– http://www.aclu.org/
SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center)- http://www.splcenter.org/
Lambda Legal- http://www.lambdalegal.org/
Legal Aid– http://www.legalaid.org/broward/