Napa’s LGBTQ Connection
LGBTQ Connection, an initiative fueled by youth and other emerging leadership, fosters a healthier, more vibrantly diverse and inclusive community. Each year, LGBTQ Connection engages 3,500 LGBTQ people, their families and community, and trains 500 providers from local organizations across Northern California to increase the safety, visibility and well being of LGBTQ residents. In Napa and Sonoma Counties the program operates local LGBTQ community centers, supporting underserved LGBTQ youth and elders. The Napa and Sonoma offices of LGBTQ Connection each provide a safe and trusted space to cultivate hubs of vibrant activities and caring community.
Counseling + Emotional Support
Get support for dealing with violence/abuse
Leave a message for CUAV at (415) 333-HELP (4357). We’ll walk you through an intake process to assess if we are the best fit to support your needs.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
NQTTCN is a healing justice organization that works to transform mental health for queer and trans people of color. www.nqttcn.com
LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color (QTOC )
QTOC is a San Francisco/Bay Area grassroots, volunteer-led group providing support, networking, leadership development, and community building opportunities for LGBTQs of Color in Psychology, Social Work, and Counseling. www.lgbtqpsychotherapistsofcolor.com
Pacific Center for Human Growth (support groups)
Pacific Center offers ongoing, drop-in, peer-facilitated groups covering a range of topics and issues important to our communities. These groups provide connection, support, information, and enjoyment.
24-hour domestic violence hotline. If you’re experiencing domestic violence and need a place to stay, contact WOMAN Inc. at (877) 384-3578.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Contact Bay Area Legal Aid. at (800) 551-5554.
File a discrimination complaint
If you need to file a complaint related to employment, housing, or public accommodation, contact the San Francisco Human Rights Commission.
File a restraining order
If you are experiencing domestic/dating violence, you can file a restraining order by contacting the Access Center for Family Law and Self-Help Services at (415) 551-5880.
Health and wellness center in the heart of the Castro, offering community events, sexual health services, substance use counseling, PrEP, HIV and STI testing, learning events and so much more. www.sfaf.org/locations/strut/
San Francisco Aids Foundation
San Francisco AIDS Foundation promotes health, wellness, and social justice for communities most impacted by HIV, through sexual health and substance use services, advocacy, and community partnerships. www.sfaf.org
Domestic Violence Support
Find a Shelter
If you’re experiencing domestic violence and need a place to stay, contact WOMAN Inc. at (877) 384-3578.
Oakland LGBTQ Community Center
Dedicated to enhancing and sustaining the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, our families and allies, by providing educational, social, and health related activities, programs and services. www.oaklandlgbtqcenter.org
SF LGBT Community Center
The SF LGBT Center is a nonprofit organization serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population of San Francisco, California and nearby communities, located at 1800 Market Street in San Francisco. Incorporated in 1996, the center opened its solar-powered, 35,000-square-foot facility in March 2002. www.sfcenter.org
A multi-racial, grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. cjjc.org
Explores technology in the context of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and violence against women. www.techsafety.org