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Div. 44 has complied the resources below to assist LGBTQIA+ youth who may be sheltering in place in non-affirming environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you would like to add a resource to this page, please email the Div. 44 president.

Queer resources

The resources below provide an overview of the difficulties faced by the LGBTQ+ community during COVID-19.

Transgender and gender diverse specific resources

The resources below speak to the specific concerns of transgender and gender diverse individuals during COVID-19.

  • Transgender and gender diverse resource list
    Watershed Counseling and Consulting provides a variety of resources for children, families and psychologists related to gender diversity.
  • Transforming Family
    This Los Angeles-based family support group is creating a positive environment for children, adolescents and their families to explore issues of gender identity. They offer phone support nationwide. 
  • TransLifeline
    Peer-to-peer support for the transgender community.
  • Gender Spectrum
    Helpful resources for gender exploration and support.
  • National Center for Transgender Equality
    An action plan for trans youth to promote healthy coping during COVID-19.

Phone support and crisis resources

In this difficult time, Div. 44 understands that some LGBTQIA+ youth may need urgent support and offers the crisis resources below.

  • LGBT National Help Center
    Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning community by providing free and confidential peer support and local resources.
  • Trevor Project support
    TrevorLifeline for crisis: 1-866-488-7386.
Date created: May 2020