medical

Abounding Prosperity, Inc.

214-421-4800

2311 MLK Blvd.

Ages: 17+

Services: AIDS/HIV treatment, education, prevention, etc.

 

AIDS Services of Dallas

214-941-0523

400 S. Zang Blvd.

Ages: 

Services: Housing, food, transportation, case & medical management for people living with HIV/AIDS

 

Out of the Closet

214-599-2173

3920 Cedar Springs Rd.

Ages: 

Services: Free HIV testing; thrift store with profits going to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation


housing

C.I.T.Y. House

972-424-4626

901 18th St., Plano

Ages: 0-17

Services: Children emergency housing; counseling; TLP in Plano & Frisco, teen shelter, community based street outreach

 

City Square TRAC

214-370-9300

3108 Live Oak St.

Ages: 18-24

Services: Transitional Living Program (TLP); education/job assistance; etc.

 

Family Gateway

214-823-4500

711 S. St. Paul St.

Ages: Serves families, as defined as "at least 1 person over 18 and at least 1 person under 18, together"

Services: Housing assistance; Transitional Living Program; work/education assistance; early childhood 

education program; etc.

 

La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation

972-571-8208

Ages: 17-21, Irving residents

Services: Transitional Living Program; life skills training; leadership training; budget/financial training; 

etc.

 

LeTot Center

214-357-0391

10505 Denton Drive

Ages: 10-17

Services: Residential (Female only); emergency housing (M & F); education; counseling/crisis 

intervention

 

Our Friend's Place

214-520-6268

6500 Greenville Ave., Ste. 620

Ages: 18-24, Female only; currently does not provide intake for Transgender women

Services: Transitional Living Program; education / job assistance

 

Promise House

214-941-8578

224 W. Page Ave.

Ages: 0-24

Services: Transitional Living Program; emergency housing; LGBTQ Transitional Living Program; education 

/ job assistance

 

The Ebby House

214-827-0813

1234 Abrams Rd.

Ages: 18-24, Female only

Services: Housing; healthcare; mentorship; job training / guidance; etc.


Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Survivor Services

Dallas Police Department – Child Exploitation Unit / High Risk Victims & Trafficking

214-671-4205

Ages: Deals directly with cases where youth was sexually exploited U18

Services: Victim centered (intervention; prevention; suppression); runaways; repeat victims; victims of 

child sex trafficking; sexually exploited children / youth

 

Genesis Women's Shelter

214-946-4357

4411 Lemmon Ave., Ste. 201

Ages: 

Services: Female only; Transitional Living Program; emergency housing for victims of domestic violence

 

Mosaic House

214-821-5393

4144 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 530

Ages: Serves survivors of human rights abuses, including human trafficking & domestic violence

Services: Shelter; legal representation; client advocacy; community education; etc.


Crisis Call Lines

Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233

 

National Trafficking Hotline

1-888-373-7888

TEXT: BeFree - 233373

 

Suicide & Crisis Center Hotline

214-828-1000


Faith Based Resources

eBook - Love Is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community

A great starting point from a conservative theological lens.

Buy on Amazon

 

eBook - Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations About Sexuality and Spirituality

Another great starting point from a conservative theological lens

Buy on Amazon

 

eBook - Us versus Us: The Untold Story of Religion and the LGBT Community

A step 2 after above resources

Buy on Amazon

 

website - lead them home

https://www.leadthemhome.org

A great starting point for those who come from a conservative theological lens; also touches on LGBTQ youth homelessness and suicide.

 

website - The Marin Foundation

http://www.themarinfoundation.org

A resource for those who come from a moderate theological lens.

 

website - Reconciling Works

http://www.reconcilingworks.org/resources/ 

A resource for those who come from a progressive theological lens.

 


General Resources

GLSEN 

www.glsen.org/learn/research/national 

A great tool that really focuses in on school-aged LGBTQ youth. This particular page, within the GLSEN website, has briefs and reports that are most useful to those in direct care.

 

The Family Acceptance Project

https://familyproject.sfsu.edu/resources 

The Family Project comes out of San Francisco State University. This particular page has many links to various resources.

 

True Colors Fund

http://truecolorsfund.org/our-work/training-education/network 

FREE network to join with online workshops to further one's knowledge in working with LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness, specifically.