LGBTQQI Youth Resources

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Looking for a local youth group? Find out what’s near you on this page. Scroll down for additional resources. To view a complete list of resources, click here.

Bay Area Youth Groups


Pacific Center
LOUD Youth Program is for all LGBTQ youth ages 13-23


Our Place, LGBTQ Youth Space
A Bay Area Youth Coalition (BAYC) program that provides a safe space for LGBTQ Youth ages 14-21. For more info, email Stephanie Perron at or contact her at (415) 760-6810

Project Eden’s Lambda Youth Project
Project Eden is a provention program, striving to keep young people from beginning to use alcohol and other drugs. The Lambda Youth Project serves the needs of LGBTQ youth, as well as their friends and families. Lambda hosts the annual Gay Prom.

Mountain View

Bilingual Spanish language services supporting LGBTQQ youth ages 13-24

San Bruno

LGBTQQI Youth Groups – For more info, email Katherine Patterson at or call (415) 793-2517

San Francisco

API Wellness Center
Asian & Pacific Islander Queer and Questioning all ages

California Youth Connection
– Foster Youth Building a Foundation for the Future

For children and adults with a Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender or Queer Parent

Dimensions Clinic
A queer youth health clinic that offers low-cost health services for queer, transgender and questioning youth ages 12-25. With a staff made up of medical & mental health professionals, we can answer just about any question you might have.

Where LGBTQQ youth are embraced for who they are and encouraged to be who they want to be
SF LGBT Community Center Youth Program

A group of fierce young transgender women who throw kick-its at our spot on Hyde St. in the TL, and also outings to different places in and around the city. Ages 14-24

Safe Space
An educational and therapeutic group for LGBTQQI adolescents ages 14-18. Meets Tuesdays from 6-7pm at Youth Service Bureau clinic of South San Francisco. For more information contact Marshall George at (650) 877-8642

San Jose

The Youth Space – is a program of Family and Children Services.


Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) (Palo Alto and Menlo Park)

Advocates for Informed Choice
formerly Institute for Intersex Children and the Law

California Safe Schools Coalition

Gay Youth World

Gender Spectrum

GSA Network

Intersex Initiative

Intersex Socity of North America (ISNA)

National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)

Project Safety Net (Palo Alto)

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Stand Together

A community art project of affirmation and inspiration, for youth by youth

StandUp for Kids
(888) 365-4543 , (800) 422-4453 , (800) 786-2929 . 24 hr support -abuse hotline

A community resource directory for transgender-friendly people, places, and services

TransYouth Family Allies

The Trevor Project
24/7 Suicide prevention Resource for LGBTQQ youth. Chat at TrevorSpace

Youth and Family Enrichment Services (San Carlos)

Youth Community Service (YCS) (Palo Alto)

Anti-Bullying and Cyberbullying

See Anti-bullying / Suicide Prevention in the Resources » General

Conferences, Camps and Events

Camp Everytown (Silicon Valley, CA)
An intensive four-day residential retreat for high school youth based on respect, acceptance, and responsibility – core values that promote non-violence in our local communities

Camp Ten Trees (Seattle/ Pacific Northwest)
For LGBTQQ youth, allies, and children of LGBTQ families

Gay Prom (Hayward) – June

GSA NorCal Activist Camp  (Northern California) -Summer

GSA Youth Empowerment Summit (YES), San Francisco – December

GSA’s Queer Youth Advocacy Day (Sacramento) every April
A student-led day of action in California’s State Capitol. Over the last decade, thousands of young people from every corner of California have rallied on the Capitol steps in Sacramento, calling on lawmakers to make California schools safer for LGBTQ and straight ally students.